Torus Goes Blockchain-Agnostic With New DirectAuth Dapp Login Tool

Seamless login for the decentralized apps (dapps) of any blockchain. That’s the vision for Torus Labs’ new identity solution, DirectAuth. The Singapore-based firm released a software development kit (SDK) Thursday for blockchain-agnostic dapp logins. Torus launched its blockchain network and one-click login protocol in February counting eight initial members for its key management system – including […]

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Bitcoin in Emerging Markets: The Middle East

In advance of her “Crypto Across Emerging Markets” panel at Consensus: Distributed, Leigh Cuen is writing a three-part column on how cryptocurrencies are used in the developing world. In this first part of the series, she looks at the Middle East. It is a truth universally acknowledged by pundits on Crypto Twitter that emerging markets […]

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Samsung Adds Tron Dapps to Galaxy Store

Samsung has added support for Tron-based dapps to its proprietary Galaxy Store, granting smartphone and tablet users in both Europe and the U.S. access. Tron said Monday Samsung smartphone and tablet users would be able to download these dapps from a dedicated section of the Galaxy Store. On-chain games, such as Blockchain Cuties and Super […]

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Blockstack Wins Patent for Its Dapp Single Sign-on Product

Blockstack, the control-your-data decentralized web developer, has patented the process behind its single sign-on for every dapp system, Blockstack Auth.  The patent covers Blockstack’s method for cryptographically signing into dapps with a single digital identity, without requiring a third party to authenticate.  The system received USPTO’s approval on March 24 following an uncharacteristically short eight […]

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Crypto Custody Provider Ledger Extends Reach in Asia With New Institutional Client

Digital asset storage provider Ledger is partnering with FLETA, a South Korea-based blockchain platform for decentralized applications (dapps) to provide custodian services compliant with local laws. The French startup has been trying to extend the reach of its institutional-level services with Ledger Vault, building on the success of its nano wallets which primarily targeted retail […]

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Baidu Adds Service to Help Developers, Small Businesses Build Dapps

Chinese internet giant Baidu launched on Monday a blockchain-based service for developers and small and medium-sized businesses to build decentralized applications, or dapps.  The new service, translated from the Chinese as Open Network, will enable users to develop and deploy applications without building their own blockchain platforms, according to a Chinese media report by STCN, […]

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