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Overstock Plots Global Expansion for Blockchain-Based Agritech Platform

Overstock’s blockchain accelerator, Medici Ventures, announced a global expansion of the distributed ledger technology (DLT)-powered agritech platform GrainChain.Medici Ventures published a press release on March 27 announcing that GrainChain’s expansion will be executed in collaboration with fintech company Symbiont — with GrainChain set to transition from HyperLedger Fabric to

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World Health Organization Launches Blockchain Platform to Fight COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) has partnered on March 28 with major blockchain and tech companies to launch a distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based platform for sharing data concerning the coronavirus pandemic. The platform, MiPasa, is built on top of Hyperledger Fabric and seeks to enable “early detection of COVID-19 carriers

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NOvid 2020: American Scientist Pushes for Blockchain to Secure Mobile Citizen Data and Build Payment Platform For Addressing Pandemic And Economic Crisis

Sharing is caring!by John Henry Clippinger, It takes a blunt existential crisis to redress systemic societal and economic failings. We are at such a moment with the epic storm of global health and economic crisis compounded by inept and regressive leadership. These failures will not be redressed by traditional means.  These challenges

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Blockchain-Fueled Entertainment Platform Ficto Launches Premium Interactive Streaming Network

Sharing is caring!Ficto, a subscription-based fast fiction streaming service that offers interactive shows produced exclusively for mobile without a paywall, has launched its mobile app, available on both iOS and Android. The platform uses blockchain-based smart contracts for payment. ~ advertisement ~   Featuring a full slate of premium programming cultivated from both A-list Hollywood

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Gaming Giant Atari to Feature in The Sandbox’s Forthcoming Blockchain Platform

Iconic entertainment firm Atari is partnering with The Sandbox (TSB) on the upcoming voxel-based blockchain version of its popular user-generated content and gaming platform.In an announcement on March 27, blockchain startup Animoca Brands —  parent company of TSB Gaming — revealed that the collaboration will involve creating 3D voxel

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KuCoin’s Futures Platform KuMEX Launches USDT Perpetual Contracts

KuMEX, the Bitcoin futures platform developed by KuCoin, today announced that USDT Perpetual Contracts will be officially available on the exchange at around 18:00 on March 30, 2020 (UTC+8) and deposit of USDT has already been enabled.Unlike the Bitcoin (BTC) Perpetual Contracts on KuMEX, all profits, losses and account balances

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Blockchain Real Estate Project Smartlands Raising Funds on Equity Crowdfunding Platform Seedrs

Sharing is caring!Global blockchain-based investment and digital banking ecosystem Smartlands is selling 2.53% of equity stake, at a pre-money valuation of £15,400,000, to help fund a freemium model for customers in 2020. The sale will be conducted on one of the most successful crowdfunding platforms in the world, Seedrs who

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Matic Lets Us Scale More than Loom Network: Ethereum-Based VR Platform

Ethereum-based virtual-reality (VR) platform Somnium Space has moved from scalability solution Loom Network to Matic to enhance scaling.On March 23, Somnium Space said that it hopes the transition will allow it to achieve scalability and provide a superior user experience. The firm explained:“By implementing Matic’s high-performance Plasma-based sidechains, Somnium

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Seven-Year-Old Veteran Crown Platform Activates NFT Framework to Tokenise assets on the Crown Blockchain

Sharing is caring!A community-driven cryptocurrency (CRW) and application Crown Platform (EST 2013) – has released its latest technological in-house innovation called the Crown Core v0.14 ‘Emerald’ NFT Framework. The new protocol enables the tokenisation of assets on the Crown blockchain by the issuance of protocols and tokens. With this release,

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Virtual Remote Platform Celo Camp Offers Startups $25,000 USD in Contest Prizes to Build Apps on the Celo Blockchain

Sharing is caring!Open Source project Celo, backed by over 80 companies and individuals, including prominent venture funds, C-level operators, academics, and experts across a wide range of fields such as C-Labs, Andreessen Horowitz, Polychain, Winklevoss Capital and others, is calling for blockchain innovators to join the eight-week long CeloCamp.  Celo Camp

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