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Is Blockstream’s Liquid Network an Attempt to Compete for Tokens with Ethereum?

At Consensus Distributed on May 12, Blockstream presented Lightnite, a Fortnite-like game that uses the Liquid Network for storing non-fungible tokens (NFT) representing game items.While the game is developed by independent company Satoshi’s Games, Blockstream has sponsored the game by running a token giveaway. The announcement has garnered a considerable amount

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IBM Takes 7% Stake in Trade-Finance Blockchain Network We.Trade

IBM has become a shareholder in we.trade, the trade-finance platform jointly owned by 12 European banks, signaling further consolidation across the enterprise blockchain space.Ciaran McGowan, we.trade’s CEO, said the deepening relationship with Big Blue will help the platform in its next phase of global expansion.“Now we’ve got a very strong

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2 Days After the Bitcoin Halving: Network ‘Remains Strong,’ Higher Fees, Bullish Sentiment

On May 11, 2020, the Bitcoin network completed it’s third block reward halving and the network seems to be chugging along just fine. However, it may take a while longer to see the halving’s effect on the mining industry and right now bitcoin transaction fees have risen exponentially. Despite

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Cambodia’s New DLT Payments Network Aims to Undermine US Dollar

Cambodia’s central bank will launch a distributed ledger technology (DLT) network to enable greater interoperability in the country’s payments sector and to take on the almighty greenback.Consumers will be able to make near instant payments via the platform, using a mobile app and QR codes.During Consensus: Distributed on May 11,

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