Blockchain Developer ChainSafe Receives Development Grant to Perform Native Integration of Chainlink into Cosmos SDK

ChainSafe has reportedly received a development grant to natively integrate Chainlink (LINK) into the Cosmos software development kit (SDK). As previously reported, the Chainlink Community Grant Program offers financial resources to the development teams and researchers creating a “more functional, accessible, and socially impactful” Chainlink Network. Chainlink says that it encourages skilled individual software engineers … Read more

Enterprise Grade Blockchain IOST Partners Moonstake to Support Crypto Staking of IOST Coin

IOST has teamed up with Moonstake in order to support staking functionality for IOST coin on Moonstake wallets. Moonstake began offering services in the staking business in 2020 with the goal to develop the biggest staking network in Asia. Since that time, Moonstake claims it has created the most user-friendly crypto wallets for Web Wallet … Read more

Gemini Surpasses $20 Billion in Digital Assets Under Custody as Unprecedented Bitcoin and Crypto Bull Market Continues

Digital asset exchange Gemini recently revealed that it now has over $20 billion in crypto-assets under custody. The US-based firm confirmed in a blog post: “Tracking with the impressive growth of the crypto market this year and increased participation from institutional investors, we have doubled our crypto under custody in just over two months.” As … Read more

Delphi Digital Invests in Yield Guild, a Play-to-Earn NFT focused Gaming Guild Supporting Blockchain based Economies

Delphi Digital, a leading crypto and blockchain research firm, has reportedly led Yield Guild’s seed round. Yield Guild (Games) is a “play-to-earn” gaming guild, which aims to bring players together to earn through blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT)-based economies. Yield says they are “the settlers of new worlds in the Metaverse.” Delphi’s management noted … Read more

Digital Collectibles: Rachel Mayer from Circle Pay Explains how Company’s Payments and Treasury Infrastructure Supports NFT Marketplaces

Rachel Mayer, VP at CirclePay, notes that as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) rise in popularity, the operators or managers of NFT marketplaces and storefronts will be needing to remove entry barriers for their users. Mayer points out that more consumers in and outside of the crypto and blockchain space are eager to get their hands on … Read more

The Sandbox, a Binance Supported “Decentralized” Gaming Virtual World Project, Includes Atari, Smurfs NFTs

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, notes that its decentralized gaming virtual world and Binance Launchpad alumnus The Sandbox has announced that 1,859 premium LANDS NFTs (non-fungible tokens) “adjacent to Binance estates will be available for purchase” during its LAND presale (which reportedly began on November 12, 2020 at 1PM GMT). The Sandbox will include … Read more

IRIS Foundation Introduces Technology Grants Program to Support Blockchain Developers and DLT Projects

IRIS Foundation, which supports the ongoing development of IRISnet (which aims to serve as an interchain service hub for next-generation distributed applications), has introduced the Tech-Grants Program to fund application developers, teams, and initiatives that contribute to the development of IRISnet and the wider ecosystem. StarryMedia is reportedly the first project that has successfully received … Read more

IRISnet’s Decentralized Finance and Interchain Testnet, Bifrost, Is Scheduled to Go Live on October 19, 2020

The first phase of Bifrost, which is IRISnet’s decentralized finance (DeFi) and interchain testnet, is scheduled to go live on October 19, 2020. As noted by IRISnet (which aims to serve as an interchain service hub for next-generation distributed applications), their irishub solution is based on the most recent or updated version of the Cosmos … Read more

DeFi Protocol MANTRA DAO Partners MATIC Network, an Ethereum Layer-2 Blockchain Scalability Solution Provider

MANTRA DAO (distributed autonomous organization), a community-governed decentralized finance (DeFi) platform that aims to make staking, lending, and governance more accessible to traders and investors, has partnered with MATIC Network, a blockchain scalability platform which offers the ability to conduct secure and instant transactions. The MANTRA DAO team believes that the Matic Network (MATIC) is … Read more