KuCoin Labs Q2 2020 Report Gives Insights Into the Role of DeFi, NFTs, DEX in Fostering Crypto Adoption

KuCoin crypto exchange’s investment and research offshoot KuCoin Labs today released its 2021-Q2 Crypto Industry Quarterly Report with a number of interesting insights. DeFi, NFT Significant for Crypto Adoption In the report, research has been done on several important landscapes within the crypto industry, such as DeFi and NFT. The report posits that decentralized exchanges… Continue reading KuCoin Labs Q2 2020 Report Gives Insights Into the Role of DeFi, NFTs, DEX in Fostering Crypto Adoption

Offchain Labs launches Arbitrum One mainnet, secures $120M in funding

Offchain Labs, the team behind the highly anticipated Ethereum layer two platform, Arbitrum One, has completed the public mainnet launch of its optimistic rollups solution. Announced on Aug. 31, Offchain Labs also revealed that it has secured $120 million in a Series B fundraising round. The round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and also… Continue reading Offchain Labs launches Arbitrum One mainnet, secures $120M in funding

Fantastec, Dapper Labs, Launch P2P NFT Marketplace for Soccer Fans

Fantastec SWAP has inked a partnership deal with Dapper Labs to launch a peer-to-peer non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace that will put highly unique crypto-collectibles of leading football clubs including Real Madrid, Arsenal, and Borussia Dortmund on the Flow blockchain, according to a blog post on June 14, 2021. Giving Soccer Fans More  In a bid… Continue reading Fantastec, Dapper Labs, Launch P2P NFT Marketplace for Soccer Fans

Solana Labs raises $314M via private token sale as ecosystem support expands

Cryptocurrency venture capital funds have poured hundreds of millions of dollars into Solana Labs to support further development and execution of decentralized applications and platforms building on Solana.  Solana Labs, the blockchain development studio devoted to incubating Solana projects, announced Wednesday that it had raised $314.15 million through a private token sale — marking one… Continue reading Solana Labs raises $314M via private token sale as ecosystem support expands

Chronos Labs founder Aaron Russell talks making Bitcoin SV accessible and easy to build on

Aaron Russell had been working as a software engineer for years before dedicating himself to making it easier for other developers to build on Bitcoin. Once he found Bitcoin SV, which allows developers to build scalable and efficient applications, he knew he was home. Since then, he has built tools targeting developers and in a… Continue reading Chronos Labs founder Aaron Russell talks making Bitcoin SV accessible and easy to build on

Earnings Previews: Abbott Labs, Harley-Davidson, Steel Dynamics, United Airlines

More than 300 publicly traded companies are expected to report March quarter earnings next week as earnings season revs up. We’ve already previewed results from two companies that report before Monday’s opening bell: Coca-Cola and Prologis. Here are previews of two companies reporting after markets close Monday and two more scheduled to report before markets… Continue reading Earnings Previews: Abbott Labs, Harley-Davidson, Steel Dynamics, United Airlines

Matter Labs Unveils Ethereum L2 Scaling Solution Better than Optimistic Rollups

Matter Labs has announced that it has made a significant success in its zkPorter development. The firm claims zkPorter will increase Ethereum’s throughput to over 20k transactions per second (TPS) and it offers more security than the much talked about optimistic rollups, according to a blog post on April 13, 2021. A Breakthrough Ethereum Scaling… Continue reading Matter Labs Unveils Ethereum L2 Scaling Solution Better than Optimistic Rollups

Delphi Digital launches Labs wing to bolster portfolio company development

Why wait for one of your investments to release a new feature when you can just build it yourself? Delphi Digital’s newly announced expansion aims to do just that. The cryptocurrency investment, media and research company is now adding a Delphi Labs department that will be focused on contributing to Ventures portfolio company development. The… Continue reading Delphi Digital launches Labs wing to bolster portfolio company development

Huobi DeFi Labs Partners with Kava Labs to Expose Users to New DeFi Opportunities

Huobi continues to expand its scope in the decentralized finance (DeFi) scene, as the Huobi Defi Labs inked a partnership deal with cross-chain DeFi platform Kava Labs, to bringing the Huobi BTC (HBTC) token to Kava, while also providing liquidity mining to Huobi users. CeFi and Defi Coming Together According to a joint announcement, the… Continue reading Huobi DeFi Labs Partners with Kava Labs to Expose Users to New DeFi Opportunities

Horizen Labs’ co-founder says CBDCs could raise Bitcoin awareness

Central bank digital currencies gained traction all over the world in 2020, as all the world’s biggest economies considered producing their own digital money. But how will CBDCs affect Bitcoin (BTC) if every country comes out with its own? Dean Steinbeck, co-founder and chief operating officer of Horizen Labs, posited that Bitcoin’s core atmosphere would… Continue reading Horizen Labs’ co-founder says CBDCs could raise Bitcoin awareness

Singapore Approves a Lab-Grown Meat Product, a Global First

HONG KONG — First, meat came from farms and forests. Then, it came from factories. More recently, entrepreneurs have been making it from plants. Some have wondered whether there’s a more advanced approach: Could meat be grown in a laboratory, from existing cells? That effort has faced multiple challenges, from skepticism over something that comes… Continue reading Singapore Approves a Lab-Grown Meat Product, a Global First

Watch: Rocket Lab’s first rocket retrieval launch

Rocket Lab is hoping for three historic firsts with its “Return to Sender” launch from Mahia this afternoon, slated for 2.45pm. A livestream will begin prior to launch which, as ever, is subject to possible delay [UPDATE: The launch has been delayed until 3.20pm to allow a passing plane to get out of range] https://youtube.com/watch?v=eZGI_lHGltA%3Ffeature%3Doembed… Continue reading Watch: Rocket Lab’s first rocket retrieval launch

Lightning Labs sets up liquidity marketplace on Bitcoin’s Lightning network

Lightning Labs, that developed the Lightning Network, a Layer 2 payment protocol and a proposed solution for the Bitcoin scalability problem, announced the release of Pool, “a non-custodial, peer-to-peer marketplace” which would “transform” Lightning liquidity into a tradable asset. Pool is said to allow node operators to buy or sell access to liquidity on the… Continue reading Lightning Labs sets up liquidity marketplace on Bitcoin’s Lightning network

Watch: Rocket Lab’s successful ‘In Focus’ launch

https://youtube.com/watch?v=axXm-z2NzW8%3Ffeature%3Doembed Rocket Lab has successfully launched its 15th mission, and its fifth this year. One of the Kiwi-American company’s Electron rockets took off from Launch Complex 1 in Mahia today at 10.21am. It was the third attempt following a minor tech glitch on October 22, then a second delay for bad weather. Read More Successfully… Continue reading Watch: Rocket Lab’s successful ‘In Focus’ launch

Morpher Labs attempts to crack knotty prediction market problems

On August 31, 2020, Morpher Labs announced the launch of its flagship Ethereum-based contract trading and prediction market platform, Morpher, with the stated goal of providing users unlimited access to long-and-short trades of real-world stocks, commodities, and FOREX markets. The technical obstructions of such a goal, however, have historically proven tricky to navigate. In a… Continue reading Morpher Labs attempts to crack knotty prediction market problems

DIA Labs Unveils $250,000 DeFi Ecosystem Grant

Decentralized oracle platform DIA is leaving no stones unturned to close 2020 on a high note. DIA Committed to Strengthening DeFi Ecosystem DeFi, short for decentralized finance has undergone a tremendous evolution in terms of maturity in the past few months. The latest buzzword in the cryptocurrency industry – DeFi – has quickly snowballed into… Continue reading DIA Labs Unveils $250,000 DeFi Ecosystem Grant

Curve, Matter Labs announce testnet for Ethereum’s first user-defined ZK rollup contract

In what is big news for the community, Curve and Matter Labs have announced that they have taken the next big step towards scaling Ethereum – a zkSync L2 smart contracts testnet with Curve Finance as the first resident DApp. With Vitalik Buterin referring to rollups as the ‘only choice for scaling ETH,’ the introduction… Continue reading Curve, Matter Labs announce testnet for Ethereum’s first user-defined ZK rollup contract

Dapper Labs’ Flow token auction closes at 4X the price of ‘community sale’

Dapper Labs, the team behind pioneering non-fungible token (NFT)-powered collectibles Cryptokitties and NBA Top Shot, has completed a dutch auction for the native token of their blockchain, Flow. Dutch auctions allow investors to place bids at which they are willing to purchase tokens prior to the commencement of the sale, with the price moving down… Continue reading Dapper Labs’ Flow token auction closes at 4X the price of ‘community sale’

ETC Labs collaborates with Storj’s ‘Tardigrade’ cloud service

Ethereum Classic Labs today announced a collaboration with cloud software solutions provider Storj Labs’s to increase the syncing performance of an Ethereum Classic node in a trustless manner using Storj’s blockchain-based cloud service, Tardigrade.  ETC Core development team members believed that this partnership with Storj would also allow clients to take ownership of their data… Continue reading ETC Labs collaborates with Storj’s ‘Tardigrade’ cloud service

Product Designer at Tari Labs (Oakland, California, USA) – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

Are you passionate about bringing blockchain to the masses? Do you want to help build open source software that millions of people will use? Are you…Are you passionate about bringing blockchain to the masses? Do you want to help build open source software that millions of people will use? Are you…Read More Source: Read Full… Continue reading Product Designer at Tari Labs (Oakland, California, USA) – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

Kava Labs Partners with BNB48 Club to Raise BNB DeFi Awareness

Kava Labs announced a new collaboration with the BNB investor club – BNB48.  The popular platform added in a press release that under the agreement, BNB48 will act as a technical advisor for the Kava community and provide services such as professional product reviews and technical consulting services for Kava’s Chinese validators, staking users, and… Continue reading Kava Labs Partners with BNB48 Club to Raise BNB DeFi Awareness

Dapper Labs Raises $12M From VC Firms and NBA Players, Nets $1.2M in NFT Sales

Dapper Labs, the team behind CryptoKitties and NBA Top Shot, has secured $12 million in the latest investment round for its Flow blockchain. New investors include Coinbase Ventures, BlockTower Capital, and NBA players Andre Iguodala of Miami Heat, Spencer Dinwiddie and Garrett Temple of the Brooklyn Nets, JaVale McGee of the Los Angeles Lakers, and… Continue reading Dapper Labs Raises $12M From VC Firms and NBA Players, Nets $1.2M in NFT Sales

Dapper Labs Welcomes CryptoKitties Onto Flow Blockchain

Dapper Labs has announced that its popular Ethereum-based collectibles game CryptoKitties will be launched on its Flow blockchain. Flow blockchain was built by Dapper Labs to address many of the challenges the team encountered in launching on and “breaking” Ethereum — with CryptoKitties causing unprecedented network congestion on the Ethereum network when it launched on… Continue reading Dapper Labs Welcomes CryptoKitties Onto Flow Blockchain