EDF (a French electric utility company) has announced a partnership with Ethereum app iExec that will involve the company utilizing the decentralized application (DApp) in a project test. EDF blockchain engineer Gilles Deleuze explained “In a wider perspective, development of distributed computing is a credible scenario for the future, and blockchain may be a nice lever in this scenario. So, let’s explore it”. iExec is one of the oldest applications on Ethereum’s network.
Muneeb Ali, CEO of Blockstack at Consensus 2019 conference criticised the decentralized apps architecture by hammering that apps across the space are putting too much reliance (and data) on blockchains. In Ali’s words: “The Googles and Facebooks of the world are sitting on large amounts of data. Their business is to know more and more about you. With decentralized computing, you have more control. There’s no big company in the middle,”
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.”
The US Treasury Department bureau, The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued a outline guide with opinion of Decentralized Applications (DApps) may qualify as money transmitters. FinCEn said, “An owner/operator of a DApp may deploy it to perform a wide variety of functions, including acting as an unincorporated organization, such as a software agency to provide financial services,”
Tron Foundation was listed and rank on top 10 lists in the DApp blockchain space in the industry. An ardent supporter of the Tron Foundation, Misha Lederman have shared a tweet that listed down the achievement made by Tron Foundation and concluded that Troon Foundation, Tron DApps seems to be dominating the industry where seven out of top-10 most used Daps were Tron-powered.
A new version of Ethereum Wallet Dapp has been launched in Opera which aims to enable the users to perform transactions and network with blockchain-powered Internet-Web 3. It will be in line with the cryptocurrency wallet in the Opera browser for smartphone and guarantees to “safeguard user’s data from third parties and secures their geographic location.”
An announcement has been made by Huobi Group that they now provide the support for Tron decentralized apps (Dapps). This will enable its users to have the control of other private keys and full ownership of their cryptocurrencies. The Head of Marketing for Huobi Group explained, “We are proud of the fact that Huobi Wallet is now one of the most Tron-friendly wallets on the market.”
MinerGate was voted to become block producer of EOS (a delegated proof-of-stake system, developed by Block.one), the MinerGate team believes in EOS and thinks that it will be key to the global adoption of cryptocurrency. MinerGate believes in the democratic system of EOS and has structured the operations of the DAC foundation in accordance with democratic principles.
The Vehicle owners now are able to transfer important information of their car through blockchain with the VeChain Public Blockchain and the dApp “VerifyCar” of BMW. The head of BMW Group IT Tech, Cihan Albay explained, “Mileage manipulation is an enormous problem: According to an ADAC study, every third used vehicle sold in Germany drives with a manipulated speedometer…”
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.