Binance Chain will support DPoS in the future and it will be a fusion of DPoS and pBFT. It also plans to move Binance coin (BNB) to its own DEX from Ethereum blockchain in early 2019. And the new platform will be into three types: fiat to crypto exchange, DEX and crypto to crypto centralized exchanges.
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.
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”.
The firm visions to develop an open payment platform and decentralised exchange on the Ethereum public blockchain based in Thailand have revealed their plan to expand the business into the Asia-Pacific region. OmiseGo has also shared in their official website that its platform aims to enable financial inclusion and interoperability through the public, decentralized OMG network.”
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.
An announcement has been made by the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) regarding their plan to launch a stablecoin named BNDES token which will run on Ethereum blockchain. The BNDES system development manager, Vanessa Almeida explained, “We can enforce rules using smart contracts. The company that receives the money can only spend it with companies that are working within the sector.”