The head of technology strategy of Samsung Mobile, Chai Won-Cheol has recently hinted that they will be producing more blockchain smartphone in the future as they’re currently eyeing to expand its blockchain activities and will provide support for blockchain-powered services on forthcoming devices. Choi also confirmed that “Samsung will cooperate with telecom operators on projects involving blockchain technology identification and regional currencies .”
An announcement has been made by ThunderCore that they are launching its mainnet that claims to offer faster confirmation times, 100x faster transaction speeds and 100x cheaper energy costs. The founder and the CEO of ThunderCore, Chris Wang then explained, “Linking user acquisition with a high-performance blockchain is catching the attention of Dapp Developers, who are now eager to leverage a growing user predisposed to trying new applications.”
A collaboration has been made between ICON Foundation and a blockchain-powered global game publishing company, MixMarvel. The Council Member of the ICON Foundation, Jonghyup Kim then commented regarding the new strategic partnership, “ICON, in cooperation with MixMarvel and its large-scale users, will achieve mass adoption of blockchain technology by providing services that can be easily accessed in real life.”
A business school based in New Jersey, Rutgers Business School has recently launched its Blockchain Hub. The assistant professor for Account and Information Systems Department, Won Gyun No commented, “By offering DLT education at Rutgers Business School, we are preparing the next generation of business moguls, computer scientists, engineers and economists who will revolutionize the world with blockchain technology.”
Polymath has announced its partnership with Charles Hoskinson to construct Polymesh, a blockchain security token. The co-founder of Polymath, Trevor Koverko then explained, “We’re incredibly excited to work with Charles on the world’s first purpose-built blockchain for security tokens. As the co-founder of both Ethereum and Cardano Charles bring one-of-a-kind expertise to Polymesh and is the perfect person to act as Polymesh’s co-architect.”
As an effort in accelerating the blockchain space by improve interoperability and performance, the latest specifications has been launched by the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance. The Executive Director of EEA, Ron Resnick commented, “Now enterprises and startups working with the industry’s largest developer ecosystem can easily and cost-effectively mix and match applications based on real market needs.”
One of the largest internet company based in South Korea, Kakao Corp has announced that it’s subsidiary, Ground X will be launching their own blockchain platform soon. As per the announcement, the Klatyn mainnet will be launched soon on June 27 and is expected to be a major driver of blockchain implementation in the country.
One of the leading digital media, events organizer and information services company for the blockchain community all around the world have shared that they will be launching CoinDesk China. The CEO of CoinDesk, Kevin Worth explained, “Asia is a hub of blockchain investment and innovation. CoinDesk China will be well positioned to cover the growth of the industry there with localized reporting and events.”
QLC Chain has recently revealed its plan in launching a blockchain-powered anti-fraud message tracker. The live demonstration of the platform will also be made available and the launching will be organized during the “Antifraud & Message Traceability Public Interest Platform Launching Event” on this coming May 17th. The platform is powered by Q-gas, and will be made available for commercial purpose immediately after the demo.
Chen, a technical mind of the project, laid out a 3-point explanation of why the TRON vision he was sold by Justin Sun no longer exists. The former CTO of TRON, Lucien Chen, says ‘irreconcilable contradictions’ between he and CEO Justin Sun made his time there untenable. Chen also said that Volume Network (VOL) will be the true realization of his original vision for TRON. Anyone who has been following the Delegated Proof-of-Stake (DPoS) systems employed by blockchains like TRON and EOS won’t be surprised by the first point.