The list of top 20 of projects experiencing the most developing activity has been released today by the Enterprise Ethereum Company, ConsenSys. ConsenSys then explained, “The GitHub data illustrates some interesting trends regarding developer activity in the blockchain space in regards to open source projects.” Based of the data collected, 16 of the projects are built on Ethereum’s blockchain.
Parity Technologies, an Ethereum blockchain infrastructure developer said it had received notification of a loophole which would allow an attacker to shut down nodes running its client. Parity confirmed on social media that it had issued a patch to fix the vulnerability within hours, with nodes running the affected versions nonetheless required to update their software.
Developers behind ethereum decentralized application (dapp) Aragon are planning on building a second network on the blockchain interoperability protocol known as Polkadot. Cofounder of the project Jorge Izquierdo revealed that new aragonOS will be a framework to build smart contracts, on Polkadot. The protocol is presently live on a test network.
A blockchain education and training provider with over 14,000 students in 160 countries around the globe, B9lab has launched its Community Blockstars Programme. The programme was launched by B9lab to provide a free mentoring, training and certification in Ethereum blockchain and aims to offer a quality education reachable to the people that come from different socio-economic backgrounds.
A collaboration has been established between the Etherum developer ConsenSys with the AMD and a firm based in Abu Dhabi, Halo Holdings as an effort in enhancing the blockchain industry. The announcement of the collaboration was made public in a press release. The collaboration aims to develop optimized datacenter solutions by developing an arm named “W3BCLOUD”.
A new Ethreum Blockchain explorer has been launched by EnjinX, announced in a post shared by Medium blog post. The CMO of Enjin, Ilija Rolović then explained the aims in designing the explorer is to streamline the mainstream implementation of blockchain technology and making it be more user-friendly. EnjinX claims to offer a smooth and fast search experience.
Editor at Popula.com Maria Bustillos has confirmed that they have successfully stored the first news story ever on Ethereum blockchain and the IPFS network.Then explained, “For the first time in human history, it might be possible to create absolute receipts, absolute, unassailable, unchangeable, incorruptible records. That would mark an enormous turning point.”
The Vitalik Buterin has granted 1,000 ETH tokens worth $324,000 to three startups that are currently working on Ethereum ecosystem. The token was gifted by Buterin as a “contribution to the push the development of Ethereum 2.0”. This indicates a welcoming and supporting gestures from Vitalik itself for those start-ups which eyes to work on Ethereum ecosystem.
Qoo10, an ecommerce company is all set to have a new blockchain-based ecommerce marketplace and along with a new cryptocurrency named “QuuBe” (cube), the platform is available on desktop and mobile. The blockchain network was built by a team of 20 developers based in South Korea and runs on Ethereum protocol, with 20 more staffs in Singapore.
The Wanchain (WAN) has declared the release of Wanchain 3.0 to connect Bitcoin to Ethereum and ERC-20 tokens. The founder and CEO, Jack Lu mentioned it as the ‘biggest release ever, bringing the network of Bitcoin users to projects and tokens built on Ethereum.’ It features cross-chain transaction capability by bringing seamless blockchain interoperability.