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European Space Agency Awards €60K for Blockchain Satellite Wallet

News The European Space Agency (ESA) has awarded a 60,000 euro ($66,400) grant for blockchain startup SpaceChain to commercially develop its satellite-powered, multi-sig wallet. According to an announcement published on Sept. 18, the new grant comes via ESA’s “kick-start activities” fund. SpaceCha..

Binance.US Opens Registration Today, Excluding 13 States

News Binance.US, United States branch of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance, announced that the opening of accounts registration, scheduled for Wednesday, will not include New York, Washington, Florida and 10 more states. According to the blog post published on Sept. 17, registration will start..

NEO Global Development Announces Pilot Network for Next Year’s NEO3

News NEO is launching the NEO3 Preview1 on a pilot testing network today, intending to introduce its developer communities to major updates in NEO3. First NEO3 TestNetOn Sept. 17, in a press release shared with Cointelegraph, NEO Global Development (NGD) announced that it is releasing the NEO3 Pre..

Iota Introduces Chronicle, a New Solution for Long-Term Data Storage

News Iota has introduced Chronicle, a permanode solution that will allow its node owners to easily store all of their transactions and maintain uninterrupted access to that data. Iota’s unlimited storage solutionOn Sept. 17, the Iota Foundation announced Chronicle, which allows node owners to stor..

Coil, Mozilla, Creative Commons Offer $100M Grant for Web Monetization

News Ripple-backed content platform Coil and major open-source browser Mozilla have teamed up to give away a $100 million grant for web monetization. In a Sept. 16 blog post, the team behind Coil revealed that it, Mozilla and Creative Commons, a nonprofit that provides free licenses for creators, ..

Freelance Employment Platform Receives Developer Grant from MakerDAO

News Blockchain-based employment platform Opolis has announced that it received a developer grant from MakerDAO, the creator of stablecoin DAI. MakerDAO will bring DAI payment integrations to OpolisOn Sept. 17, in a press release shared with Cointelegraph, freelance platform Opolis and MakerDAO an..

Hedera Hashgraph — Deep Look Into 10,000 Transactions Per Second Claim

Analysis Hedera Hashgraph, a decentralized public network targeting enterprises and claims to be capable of processing 10,000 cryptocurrency transactions per second (TPS), has publicly launched its beta mainnet this Monday. Despite the project’s governing council attracting membership from major m..

Wells Fargo to Pilot DLT-Based Cross-Border Settlement Platform

News American financial services company Wells Fargo & Company is planning to launch a pilot of a distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based internal settlement service in 2020. In a Sept. 17 press release, Wells Fargo described a DLT-based platform designed to perform internal book transfers of in..

Blackstone CEO: Blockchain Is Good But ‘Odd’ for Creating Money

News Blackstone CEO Steve Schwarzman, one of the world’s richest people, likes blockchain but thinks that applying it to money is odd. “Someone needs to control currencies”In a Fortune interview on Sept. 17, Schwarzman expressed his negative stance to Bitcoin, explaining that building money using ..

Blockchain Being Used to Turn Ocean Plastic Waste Into Eco-Fabrics

News Dutch green fabrics firm Waste2Wear is launching the world’s first collection of fabrics made from ocean plastics traceable via blockchain today. Demand for tracing recycled materialsThe exhibition is taking place from Sept. 17 to Sept. 19 in Paris at the international textile fair Première V..

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