Crypto lending platforms are becoming important, and quite a few have recently come up. Dharma, a crypto lending platform however has announced recently that its temporarily pausing its operations as it develops its product.
A new IBM blockchain supply chain platform, created in collaboration with Chainyard, and governed by several businesses together, will add value to supplier management with the power of blockchain.
A new Walmart cryptocurrency patent application could give a significant edge to the American multinational retail giant in a competitive landscape.
Experts see a high value in blockchain construction use cases and foresee that the promising technology will make the industry more efficient.
Liquefy, a Security Token Offering platform based in Hong Kong has received $2.6 million in funding, which will enable it to expand its operations.
India has clamped down hard on cryptocurrencies while encouraging blockchain. A complete ban could be in the pipeline and an entrepreneur has recently criticized the India crypto ban.
Lawmakers in the Indian parliament are mulling a stringent legislation for enforcing the India crypto ban. The proposed legislation includes steep penalties and 10-years imprisonment.
Cross-border payments is a large and growing sector, however, it’s slow, costly, and opaque. A new blockchain cross border payments solution from Visa, targeting corporate cross-border payments will help.
Proof Work algorithm, used in famous cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum could be made more efficient, as the high energy consumption shows. A new Amazon blockchain proof of work patent could change that.
Smart contract bugs are increasingly attracting attention, however, smart contract verification is challenging. The Azure Blockchain Platform has now adopted VeriSol, a smart contract verification tool from Microsoft Research, which should help.