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RAMP DEFI’s cross-chain liquidity bridge will bring ‘unlocked’ value onto the Ethereum blockchain

With total value locked in the staking economy at around 22 billion dollars and growing at an astronomical rate, this is a moment in history akin to the great gold rush. Decentralised Finance, the hottest sector of all, has what is approaching 9 billion ‘total value locked’ in the ecosystem, and even mindful of the soaring fees on the Ethereum blockchain this figure should continue to grow. However, all is not wine and roses given that all these defi projects and their staking pools and rewards are in essence after ‘the same dollar’. When such a high percentage of staking...

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How blockchain is helping farmers in India connect to the United Arab Emirates 

Industry officials for the food sector in the United Arab Emirates could soon be looking into blockchain for a supply based chain which could help obtain agricultural products directly from India. According to a report on the 31st of August, officials in the country will be using Agriota E-Marketplace.  Industry officials for the food sector in the United Arab Emirates could soon be looking into blockchain for a supply based chain which could help obtain agricultural products directly from India. According to a report on the 31st of August, officials in the country will be using Agriota E-Marketplace. For those...

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Building on Polkadot: 4 Projects Making a Home on Crypto’s Newest Blockchain

Polkadot cuts a unique figure in the cryptocurrency landscape. The blockchain protocol has already given birth to an ecosystem of inter-connected cryptocurrency, decentralized finance (defi), gaming, banking and Internet-of-Things (IoT) applications. Polkadot cuts a unique figure in the cryptocurrency landscape. The blockchain protocol has already given birth to an ecosystem of inter-connected cryptocurrency, decentralized finance (defi), gaming, banking and Internet-of-Things (IoT) applications. And its immediate emergence as the seventh largest cryptocurrency by market cap - valued at $5 billion at time of writing - means Ethereum now has a realistic competitor for the first time in recent memory. Founded by...

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Will Concordium Succeed where Other Enterprise Blockchains Have Failed? 

Around 2017, enterprise blockchain seemed set to go massive. However, as the boom period died down, the idea of businesses adopting blockchain seemed to die with it. Those that have embraced distributed ledgers generally opted for permissioned solutions using platforms such as Hyperledger.  Now, Coindesk has just published a feature touting Concordium as an enterprise blockchain project that appears to show significant promise to achieve where others have failed. So what’s the deal?  An Outstanding Team The early days of enterprise blockchain saw entry-level entrepreneurs lining up to profess their insights into business problems. Perhaps the first thing that sets...

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Quorum blockchain moves from JP Morgan Chase to ConsenSys 

An enterprise blockchain platform developed by the banking giant JP Morgan Chase, Quorum is just about to be acquired by ConsenSys.  An undisclosed strategic investment was also made by JP Morgan into ConsenSys but neither company confirmed the side of the investment made by the bank. An enterprise blockchain platform developed by the banking giant JP Morgan Chase, Quorum is just about to be acquired by ConsenSys. An undisclosed strategic investment was also made by JP Morgan into ConsenSys but neither company confirmed the side of the investment made by the bank. However, it was confirmed by ConsenSys that funds...

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