Takeaways and reviews, what went down during Miami Tech Week

Miami Tech Week took place last week in the South Florida city as part of April’s Tech Month programming, which also included NFT Miami and the Bitcoin 2022 conference earlier in the month. Tech Week kicked off with the eMerge Americas conference and the myriad of panel discussions scheduled throughout the city that followed. Cointelegraph gathered […]

How can blockchain tech change ratings

The concept of lending and borrowing is as old as time itself. Regarding finances, while some individuals have more than enough for themselves, others barely have enough to get by. As long as there is this imbalance in finance distribution, there will always be a need to borrow and a desire to lend. Lending involves […]

How Web 3.0 apps must adapt to become next-gen of tech, explained

Unlike Web 2.0 applications, offerings built on Web 3.0 are enabling users with true data ownership. Web 2.0 brought about a major change to how the world views the internet, introducing online platforms like TikTok, Twitter, Meta (former Facebook) and Instagram, among others. Although valuable in the number of opportunities made available, Web 2.0 has […]

South Korean Tech Giant Kakao Acquires Majority Stake In A Japanese Crypto Exchange

A subsidiary of South Korean internet and technology giant Kakao has acquired a majority share in a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, paving the way for the company to integrate its web-based cartoon content with its crypto services. Kakao Piccoma, a subsidiary of Kakao in Japan, has bought more than 50% of the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Sakura […]

Telegram CEO Says Global Resistance to Tech Bans Is ‘Just Getting Started’

Russia’s decision to lift its two-year Telegram ban is going to mark the beginning of a broader movement to protect privacy-focused apps like Telegram, the company’s CEO says. Pavel Durov, founder and CEO of Telegram, issued a statement in response to Russian authorities officially terminating the ban on the messaging app in the country last […]

Blockchain Tech May Soon Fuel Medical Tourism in South Korea

In Busan, a private-public consortium in South Korea announced their intention to build a blockchain-powered medical tourism platform. No deadline for launch is currently set. According to Gyeongnam Ilbo, the initiative will be led by Busan Bank. They are looking to establish the platform within the second largest city of the country in terms of […]

The Zcash Privacy Tech Underlying Ethereum’s Transition to Eth 2.0

Ethereum’s consensus algorithm is not the only thing changing with the launch of Eth 2.0. The underlying cryptography itself is getting an overhaul based on leading research out of the Electric Coin Company. Called BLS12-381, the new elliptic pairing curve will securely coordinate transactions on the proof-of-stake (PoS) Eth 2.0 network, while opening up opportunities […]

Austrian Government Grants Ardor Blockchain Project Share of $26M COVID-19 Tech Fund

The Austrian government has allocated $26 million to support COVID-fighting startups, with one blockchain-related venture in line for a share of the funds. QualiSig was developed by A-Trust GmbH, the Austrian Trust Center responsible for managing the digital identities of domestic citizens. Research institute Donau-Universität Krems and software company Jelurida were also heavily involved in […]

Crypto.com Tech Upgrade Paves Way for Derivatives Trading

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com has revamped its digital exchange.  The new upgrades are expected to increase the performance and throughput of the exchange tenfold, the company announced Thursday. Changes include improvements to speed, scalability and security. The Crypto.com exchange launched in beta at the end of last year. The exchange is one of many […]

Binance Joins Indian Tech Association That Helped Overturn Crypto Banking Ban

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trade volume, has joined the Indian tech industry association that helped overturn the nation’s crypto banking ban earlier this year. The cooperation between Binance and the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) is an early step in implementing industry best practices in the Indian crypto market, according […]