Polkadot parachains full of promise, but lack of launch date raises concern

Polkadot parachains full of promise, but lack of launch date raises concern

The parachain slot auctions are the next big milestone due on the Polkadot roadmap. So, what can we expect? Polkadot’s parachain auctions will mark the most significant milestone on its roadmap since the mainnet launch in 2020. Currently in the testnet on the Rococo network, the next stage of the launch will involve the rollout of parachains on Polkadot’s crazy cousin, the “canary network” Kusama. The rollout of Polkadot parachains on the main…

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DeFi Leader MarkerDAO Partners With Simplex to Create a Dai Fiat On-Ramp

DeFi Leader MarkerDAO Partners With Simplex to Create a Dai Fiat On-Ramp

Major decentralized finance player MakerDAO has partnered with payment processor Simplex to create a fiat on-ramp for its Dai decentralized stablecoin. Major decentralized finance (DeFi) player MakerDAO (MKR) partnered with payment processor Simplex to create a fiat on-ramp for its Dai (DAI) decentralized stablecoin.According to an announcement on Mar. 3, the partnership makes it possible to buy Dai with the credit and debit cards of Simplex’s partner firms. Maker’s business development representative in Europe,…

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Samsung’s Blockchain SSD Patent Could Disrupt Crypto Mining

Samsung’s Blockchain SSD Patent Could Disrupt Crypto Mining

Samsung’s entry into the crypto mining industry could disrupt the entire ecosystem if its latest patent comes to life. Electronics giant Samsung filed for a patent in May 2019 titled, “Programmable Blockchain Solid State Drive and Switch.” Even though few details are known about the newly designed system, a surge in patent applications filed by large corporations on blockchain is clearly visible.Related: Bank of America’s Blockchain Foray: Patent Trolling or Hedging Risks?Patent wars —…

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Ethereum Classic Partners With Blockchain Developer and Media DApp

Ethereum Classic Partners With Blockchain Developer and Media DApp

Ethereum Classic Labs has announced new partnerships with social media dApp iZbreaker and blockchain infrastructure developer, Second State. Ethereum Classic Labs, a core Ethereum Classic development and accelerator organization, announced partnerships with social media dApp iZbreaker and blockchain infrastructure developer Second State.Second State will build the next generation Ethereum infrastructureOn Sept. 1, the developer and maintainer of the Ethereum Classic blockchain said that they had partnered with blockchain infrastructure developer, Second State.Per the announcement,…

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