Chainlink (company that concentrates on Interoperability) has shared in its official blog post that they have successfully launched its network on the Ethereum blockchain. The launching of their own Ethereum blockchain will allow Chainlink to establish and run the Oracle Network which will function as the connecting bridge between the real-time feed from real-world data and the smart contract.
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.
A non-profit organization which primarily focus on supporting the development of Ethereum (ETH) project, Ethereum Foundation has shared its plan to allocate $30 million on blockchain development for future plan. The MBA Marketing graduate from San Francisco State University, Miyaguchi have explained that the Ethereum-related projects which focus on enhancing blockchain scalability have received the highest funding.
A multinational investment bank and financial services company, Societe Generale SFH have shared that they have successfully issued security tokens worth of €100 million, based on the Ethereum blockchain. In the official announcement, SFH commented, “ issued EUR 100 million of covered bonds in the form of “security tokens” (home financing bonds or “OFH”) directly registered on the Ethereum blockchain.”
The co-founder of Ethereum, Vtalik Buterin has advice South Korea to deregulate the blockchain industry and start embracing cryptocurrency. Buterin then commented, “Blockchain is a technology that can be run without cryptocurrencies, but there is no crypto without blockchain. Public blockchains rely heavily on cryptography. Therefore, cryptocurrencies are absolutely necessary.”
CryptoKaiju, a UK-based blockchain startup has launched its second generation, Ethereum-powered crypto collectibles called Jaiantokoin. Oliver Carding, co-founder of CryptoKaiju commented “The demand was so high that people were still requesting Genesis up until last month. Months after selling out we are still receiving weekly requests from people looking to buy one.”
An announcement has been made by Parity Technologies regarding their plan to establish solutions for the Ethereum blockchain. Parity will be using a new node programmed in rust to establish a various solution for the Ethereum and Bitcoin networks which will allow the users to have extra options and cryptocurrency protocol will become more decentralized.
An announcement has been made by the Ethereum wallet provider MyEtherWallet (MEW) regarding the launching of the alpha version of its new open source ethereum blockchain explorer. However, in a tweet following the recent announcement: “Keep in mind that it’s still in Alpha – please report any issues and suggestions, and help us improve the platform!”
Ren and AZTEC ( a Ethereum-based zero-knowledge privacy protocol) have joined together to built a private decentralised exchange on the Ethereum blockchain. Their main focus area is o accelerate the adoption of privacy in the public blockchain domain and facilitate private balances, transfers, and trades, with their applications respecting the privacy and sovereignty of users and their data.
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.