Baidu Launches Blockchain Engine for dApp Developers – BTCMANAGER

China’s search engine giant, Baidu, has launched the Baidu Blockchain Engine (BBE), an operating system based on Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, and Cloud Computing, which will enable developers to design decentralized mobile applications in an easier and faster way, according to a press release published February 14, 2019. Developer-Friendly Per the report, Baidu has launched Baidu…

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The Daily: Crypto’s Latest VR World, New Blockchain Analytics Tools

As the maxim goes, bear markets are good for building out cryptocurrency infrastructure – or “buidling” as the meme of the meme goes. Thursday’s installment of The Daily is rich in examples of the sort of development work being undertaken across the industry. From dapp trackers to virtual worlds, there’s a little bit of everything…

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Orbs Testnet Comes Online In Advance Of Full Platform Release

Hybrid blockchain Orbs has launched Gamma, a local testing environment that enables developers to prepare for the launch of the Orbs production platform. Orbs is a universal blockchain productivity layer that complements and scales base-layer protocols. With built-in interoperability features, Orbs empowers decentralized applications and businesses looking for a sustainable stacking solution. Orbs is a…

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EOS Price Downtrend Should end Soon as dApp Festa Kicks Off

It would appear a fair few cryptocurrencies are on the rise once again. Although there are still plenty of deficits which need to be overcome first and foremost, EOS appears to be on the right track. Some of its initial losses have been recouped with relative ease, and it seems the push to $5.25 will…

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NEO Price Breaks Through $16 Level as dApp Hackathon Gets Support of KPN

Not too much is happening in the world of cryptocurrency right now, which is not entirely uncommon on a Sunday. There is nothing to be overly excited about, and it seems things will not improve in the near future either. The NEO price, for example, is effectively battling for control over $16. Despite a high…

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Fatality! Your Crypto Collectibles Can Die And Go To Hell

A CryptoKitties fighting game is in the works, but there’s a catch: Players might permanently lose their Kitties in the fray. What’s (arguably) better than collecting and breeding cute digital animals? Battling with them! Franchises like Pokémon and Digimon are popular for a reason. Of course, duking it out with adorably animated animals is not…

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23andMe Disabling App Developer Access To DNA Data, Including For Dapps

23andMe’s developer partners recently received an email notifying them that they would no longer have access to customers’ raw genomic data. Timicoin, a blockchain-based healthcare data platform, spoke out about the change. Last Thursday, personal genomics and biotechnology company 23andMe notified outside app developers via email that it would disable their access to its application…

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Why Kakao, Korea’s Biggest Internet Firm, Was Forced to Pivot From ICO to DApp

Ground X Corp, the blockchain venture arm of Kakao established in Switzerland, initially planned to conduct an initial coin offering (ICO) outside of South Korea to circumvent the country’s ban on domestic ICOs. In South Korea, investors are permitted to invest in foreign ICOs but are not allowed to participate in domestic token sales. However,…

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What Is Bitcoin Mining? [Blockchain & Cryptocurrency (Bitcoin, Ethereum)]

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Twitch CEO Funds Ethereum Digital Asset Marketplace That Wants to Compete With eBay

During an interview with CNBC, Ethereum-based digital asset marketplace Rare Bits co-founder Ammit Mahajan, who also co-created the popular social network game FarmVille, has disclosed that the company raised $6 million in a Series A funding round led by Spark Capital, Twitch CEO Emmett Shear and founder Justin Kan. Why is Twitch Interested in an…

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Former JPMorgan head of blockchain announces new start-up

J.P. Morgan’s former head of blockchain Amber Baldet announced a new blockchain start-up called Clovyr. “It’s a way to help people think differently about decentralized application design,” Baldet says. Baldet’s post-J.P. Morgan plans have been the topic of speculation since she announced her departure from the bank in April. Former head of J.P. Morgan’s blockchain…

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The Quest for the Killer (D)app: Why Decentralized Applications Matter and 6 Promising Dapps in Today’s Market

Dapps, DAOs, decentralized networks. If you’re reading this, chances are you’re probably already in the crypto space and have at least a fundamental understanding of the awesome potential of blockchain technology. However, most people in the world don’t have a clue about the potential disruptive power of blockchain. To get these people in the game,…

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Golem Launches Beta Software On Ethereum Mainnet

Golem has released a beta version of its software, an “MVP” meant to support CGI rendering, on the Ethereum mainnet. Blockchain sharing economy startup Golem has launched a beta version of its Brass software with support for the Ethereum mainnet, according to a press release dated April 8, which was shared with ETHNews. The company…

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Ripple (XRP) Coinbase Rival Adds XRP by Credit Card – 150,000 Stores Worldwide

Ripple (XRP) – It’s huge news for XRP: The Ripple coin can now be bought by credit card online or cash voucher in more than 150,000 stores worldwide through the Bitit marketplace, and given as a gift by gift-card. Bitit is an established cryptocurrency marketplace that has been around since 2014 and is headquartered in…

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