Bitcoin SV (BSV) 'Quasar' Protocol Upgrade Continues Massive Blockchain Scaling, Lifting Default Block Cap to 2GB

LONDON, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On 24 July 2019, the Bitcoin SV (BSV) network will undergo a key protocol upgrade focused on scaling. The "Quasar" upgrade lifts the default block size "hard cap" on BSV from its current 128MB to 2GB (2000 MB). Although the default maximum block size will be 2GB, initially, a significant portion of miner hash rate will manually set their hard cap to a lower (but still very robust) level of 512MB - far higher than any other competing Bitcoin project.

Full ArticleWed Jul 17, 2019 7:00am ESTBitcoin SV

BitTorrent (BTT) Supported by CoinGate Blockchain Payment Gateway

SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- BitTorrent, Inc., a leader in peer-to-peer protocols and products, announced that CoinGate now supports BitTorrent (BTT). The integration makes BTT immediately available as a secure and private payment option for dozens of online merchants, including flight and hotel booking sites, VPNs, VPS, games, online dating, domain registration services, online advertising networks and more.

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Icertis Cements Undisputed CLM Market Leadership with $115 Million Round

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 17, 2019 /CNW/ -- Icertis, the leading provider of enterprise contract management in the cloud, today announced the closing of a $115 million Series E round. With this funding, Icertis becomes the first Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) company in the world to be valued at more than a billion dollars.

Full ArticleWed Jul 17, 2019 6:30am ESTIcertis

Icertis Cements Undisputed CLM Market Leadership with $115 Million Round

BELLEVUE, Washington, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Icertis, the leading provider of enterprise contract management in the cloud, today announced the closing of a $115 million Series E round. With this funding, Icertis becomes the first Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) company in the world to be valued at more than a billion dollars.

Full ArticleWed Jul 17, 2019 6:30am ESTIcertis

The First Emerging Tech Connector In Vietnam - YellowBlocks - Announces 100 Global Partners In The Unprecedented Tech Cruise

HO CHI MINH City, Vietnam, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- YellowBlocks was founded in 2018 as the first emerging tech ecosystem connector for Vietnam. As the platform for collaboration for AI/ML, Blockchain, Cloud, BigData, IoT, AR/VR.., YellowBlocks is hosting an unprecedented event in Vietnam, The #Elite1010 Emerging Tech Cruise, with key stakeholders in the ecosystem. The event is taking place on July 19th, 2019 on the luxurious Saigon Sensation Cruise at the heart of Saigon.

Full ArticleWed Jul 17, 2019 2:44am ESTYellowBlocks

YAO Network: The Blockchain Paradise Developers Have Been Waiting For

SINGAPORE, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Permissioned blockchain? Private blockchain? Public blockchain? Fret not for YAO Network accepts them all. YAO Network is a cloud service paradise for new blockchain projects looking for a community to nestle in and make their homes there. By integrating cloud computation with decentralized computation, the YAO Network is able to support computation eco-platforms of multiple blockchain networks, maximizing the utility of all participants while helping projects to achieve their technological targets and generate value.

Full ArticleTue Jul 16, 2019 8:00pm ESTYAO Network

Whiteblock leads networking workshop for Ethereum 2.0 - achieves basic client-to-client comms

LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A major milestone has been achieved in the development of Ethereum 2.0 as key team members collaborate on the first instance of protocol networking.

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Q2: 2019 Strong Product Offerings & Improving Market  Conditions Drive Huge Jump In Huobi Token Buybacks

SINGAPORE, July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- An increasingly strong array of products and services and a strengthening digital assets market has led the way for a huge jump in token buybacks for Huobi quarter-on-quarter. Using 20% of the revenue from both Huobi Global's spot market and Huobi DM, its innovative digital asset contract trading service, Huobi recently bought back and burned 14,011,700 Huobi Token (HT) from holders on the secondary market for Q2, 2019, a 116.4% jump from the 6,474,800 HT bought back in Q1. Accounting for an overall rise in value of HT, this equates to a purchase worth the equivalent of 53,664,900 USDT for Q2 versus a purchase worth the equivalent of 16,141,700 USDT in Q1. In terms of actual funds spent on the buyback, Q2 represented a 232% increase over Q1.

Full ArticleTue Jul 16, 2019 6:58pm ESTHuobi Group

Knowmatix: An Online Educational Platform for the Cryptocurrency Industry

MIAMI, July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Knowmatix is an online, in-depth educational platform providing the fundamentals and practical skills necessary to become successful in the Blockchain, Cryptocurrency industry from the comfort of your own home.

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Quartz(TM)-powered TCS BaNCS(TM) Network Named Best Blockchain Breakthrough of the Year

NEW YORK and MUMBAI, India, July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, announced that its TCS BaNCS(TM) Network Solution powered by Quartz(TM) Blockchain was named the Best Blockchain Breakthrough of the Year at the 2019 FTF News Technology Innovation Awards.

Full ArticleTue Jul 16, 2019 9:05am ESTTCS Financial Solutions