IOG and University of Edinburgh Launch Blockchain Decentralisation Research Project

Recently, Aggelos Kiayias, Chair in Cyber Security and Privacy at University of Edinburgh and the Chief Scientist at Input Output Global (“IOG”), the blockchain technology firm behind Cardano’s R&D, introduced the Edinburgh Decentralisation Index (EDI) project. IOG CTO Romain Pellerin called EDI, which is designed to measure “decentralization of blockchain networks beyond counting the number of validators and their power […]

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Lebanese Citizens Embrace Crypto, Accept Payments in USDT As The Nation Battles Intense Economic Meltdown

Lebanese citizens are now actively conducting payments in cryptocurrencies, especially in USDT. As reported by CNBC, Lebanon stands second to Turkey in terms of total crypto transactions that it receives from other countries. As hyperinflation grips Lebanon, the locals have turned towards decentralised mechanisms like cryptocurrencies to sustain their livelihood in the long run. Lebanese citizens have started accepting digital […]

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Helium’s Wireless Carrier Services Set To Power Solana Saga Crypto Phones

Helium Network has announced its partnership with Solana Saga crypto phones. Under the new partnership, Solana Saga phones are all set to be powered by Helium Network’s newly launched 5G carrier services. Solana’s widely anticipated Solana Saga phone has announced its partnership with newly launched Helium wireless carrier services. The said collaboration will permit Solana Saga phones to access Helium’s […]

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Solana’s Debut Smartphone “Saga” Aims To Revolutionize The Crypto-Web3 Experience For Its Users 

The Saga smartphones will be available to users from Q1 2023  The smartphone includes crypto-friendly features such as Solana Pay and other leading built-in crypto wallets. Solana’s debut smartphone, Saga, is yet to be launched globally but has still managed to generate credible buzz in the cryptocurrency market.  The smartphone will include a unique set of crypto-friendly features, including built-in […]

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Mastercard Exec: Crypto Has ‘Potential To Transform the Financial System’s Infrastructure’

Recently, Raj Dhamodharan, Executive Vice President of Blockchain / Digital Asset Products and Digital Partnerships at Mastercard, explained what his firm is doing to unlock crypto’s “potential to transform the financial system’s infrastructure”. In a blog post published on Wednesday (October 12), Dhamodharan gave examples of things that Mastercard is doing to “turn cryptocurrencies into an everyday way to pay”: crypto […]

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Circle Adds USDC Support To Five Leading Blockchains

The second largest stablecoin issuer, Circle, is expanding support for USDC across five leading blockchains  USDC will now be available on Arbitrum One, Near, Polkadot, Optimism, and Cosmos  In addition, the firm has also launched the Cross Chain Transfer Protocol to facilitate smooth interoperability for USDC across all chains. USDC will now be available on five additional blockchains, as per […]

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