Apple, Amazon Alums Behind Sharding Startup Raise $18 Million

Bucking the 2019 trend of fundraising on equity, one startup has completed a substantial token presale. Harmony announced Tuesday that it raised $18 million from an array of investors that includes Hong Kong’s Lemniscap VC, Australia’s BCA Fund, Singapore’s UniValues Associates and Silicon Valley’s Consensus Capital, among others. Co-founder Nick White told CoinDesk that selling […]

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It’s About Time DApps Unlocked the Mass-Market Momentum for Blockchain

Introduction There’s more to Blockchain technology than Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. At its fundamental level, Blockchain technology engenders trusts in inherently trustless environments. Protocol blockchains such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, EOS, GoChain, Steem and xDai have provided a launchpad for developers to work on DApps. DApps are typically open source applications not owned by anyone, immune […]

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How Ethereum Applications Earn A+ Security Ratings

More than 1.2 million ethereum applications have used a little-known security tool to help them avoid the costly errors arising from self-executing lines of code known as smart contracts. Launched by ethereum technology startup Amberdata back in October, the free tool is available for anyone in the general public to interpret the security of active […]

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TRON’s BitTorrent Incentive Scheme Aims To Boost User Numbers

Blockchain app development platform TRON has announced that its recently-acquired BitTorrent protocol will soon launch no fewer than three incentive programs.  Justin Sun Woos ‘New Audiences’ In a blog post subsequently confirmed by TRON CEO Justin Sun, BitTorrent said it would target BitTorrent and µTorrent users, partners, and associated ecosystems with tailored offerings to increase […]

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