Waves Platform, a decentralized blockchain ecosystem for building Web 3.0 solutions, hits another milestone releasing a major update for the Waves blockchain. Waves Node 1.0 release will bring some powerful and long-awaited new functionality and features to the Waves ecosystem, while activation of RIDE for dApps on mainnet will enable dApps implementation on Waves.
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Waves, a leading blockchain company and Web 3.0 pioneer, became the general sponsor of the World Series trading tournament (WSOC), shortly to be held on Waves DEX. Participation is free, and the winner will receive up to 5,000 WAVES in prize money!
Waves Platform, a public blockchain network that enables digital startups to create tokens, has announced it raised $120 million to roll out a private version of its Vostok system for corporations and governments.
Russia-based Waves Platform announced it started negotiations with the government of Malta regarding the company’s accreditation in this Mediterranean country and potential scenarios for the use of the Waves blockchain solutions in the state’s government and corporate sectors.
Waves, a blockchain-based token creation platform, has launched smart contracts on the Waves Testnet.
The first major Waves ICO of the year has ended, reaching its hard cap in just 28 hours thanks to a partnership with the Waves Lab incubator.
Public blockchain platform Waves is launching a new blockchain venture product called Basics Fund to focus on investing in crypto-assets and pre-sale ICO tokens.
Blockchain platform Waves is launching a self-regulatory body to set standards for initial coin offerings (ICOs) and the blockchain industry.
After initial hesitancy concerning bitcoin and blockchain, Russia is now embracing the new suite of technologies — and Waves is at the forefront of the movement.
Tuesday, July 4, 2017, Deloitte CIS and Waves Platform signed a memorandum on strategic partnership aimed at providing clients with comprehensive initial coin offering (ICO) services and customized blockchain solutions tailored for specific business tasks.
Waves team has announced that their decentralized crowdfunding platform Waves Platform is now hosted in Microsoft Azure’s BaaS cloud.
Nearly a year ago, the Waves team raised $16 million over an ICO. Today, Alexander Ivanov, Waves Platform CEO, is a stakeholder of the blockchain community dedicating himself to both his project and popularization of blockchain technology as a whole.
The Waves blockchain platform has announced the upcoming launch of a new token as a part of its recently introduced Custom Application Token (CAT) facility on the mainnet. The new token distribution will enable Waves to foster community engagement in the next nine months.
In an exclusive interview, CEO and founder of Waves Sasha Ivanov told ForkLog about his vision of development of cryptocurrencies and blockchain; new emerging trends in fundraising; and gave a few valuable pieces of advice to anyone considering an ICO.
Waves, the 2.0 tokens platform, has released custom token functionality on its testnet ahead of the upcoming public release.
Blockchain platform Waves has announced it partnered with US-based scientific research company BioViva known for â€śaddressing biological aging itselfâ€ť.
Blockchain platform Waves has finalized the pre-sale of its tokens, having raised 29,445 BTC through crowdsale. At current exchange rate, this amount equals to $15,754,793.
Shortly after Mycelium announced theÂ new version of their bitcoin wallet to be released this fall, Waves team has announced future integration with the updated wallet. The announcement was published in the startup’s official blog. “We’re in the process of forging partnerships with several strategical partners. One of them is Mycelium.com, major bitcoin wallet provider. Currently […]
Blockchain platform Waves has presented a testnet so that investors and other supporters could access the system’s prototype. Moreover, the release would enable investors to participate in development, for instance, by providing their feedback which is of utmost importance at early stages of any project. “Functionality is currently limited, but what we have seems to […]
In less than four hours of today’s tokens pre-sale, blockchain platform Waves has demonstrated impressive efficiency by raising in excess of 2,000 BTC.
Blockchain platform Waves launches its ICO (Initial Coin Offering) at 12 a.m. GMT today. The project’s team intends to create a decentralized version of Kickstarter to successfully compete with existing crowdfunding projects. The team stresses that Waves is not yet another cryptocurrency, but a blockchain system with strictly defined functionality.
Creators of decentralized blockchain platform WavesÂ intend to make blockchain-based crowdfunding a mass phenomenon. According to the project’s team, existing blockchain-based crowdfunding solutions still have inappropriately high entry threshold, as they require knowledge of cryptocurrencies, comprehension of their functioning, and lots of others specific aspects of the industry.
This week’s overview is dedicated to good and not-so-good news about bitcoin, further rise of Ethereum, interesting findings of blockchain researches, and other things. Bitcoin Price Comparing to last week’s values, Bitcoin price has grown a bit, with the exchange rate sitting at $414 at the time of writing. Last Saturday, the rate dropped to […]
Waves development team along with Cryptoasset.fund and Scorex framework developers has announced it launches a decentralized crowdfunding and virtual values trading platform.
A large aerospace contractor Honeywell released a quantum computer that’s heralded as the highest-performing device of the kind to date. The company plans on using Microsoft Azure to make its devices commercially available to a wide audience. Yet, the technology is decades from being a threat to cryptography and the very claim of Honeywell’s device […]
Emin Gün Sirer, associate professor of computer science at Cornell University and an early proponent of Bitcoin, is known as the creator of several important scaling solutions, including Bitcoin-NG.
According to Gallup, in 2018, about two-thirds of people worldwide had confidence in their local police. Given the law enforcement response to the protests in the U.S., this number will probably be quite different in subsequent reports. But batons, rubber bullets, and tear gas aren’t the only tools for the job.
Today I woke up to a message from my mom. In a very panicky tone, she said that the government has gone completely nuts and is going to pass a bill that qualifies everyone without a degree as a “commoner.” And, on top of that, those “commoners” will be prohibited from leaving the country.
The last few weeks have been tough for the world’s economy. The financial markets plunged over the news of coronavirus spreading outside China, the disruption of well-established logistics chains may lead to inflation, and the consumer good prices may skyrocket. Some of the sentiment seeped into the cryptocurrency market.
According to DeFi Pulse, last week, the total dollar worth of funds locked in Ethereum-powered DeFi projects passed the $1 billion mark. Currently, the Total Value Locked metric is $1.04 billion.
Monero is a privacy-focused cryptocurrency launched in 2014. Unlike some other cryptocurrencies, Monero is not a Bitcoin fork and is based on its own whitepaper and codebase.
Gleb Nikitin, the governor of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast in Russia stated that the region’s residents will become the country’s first to test the capabilities of blockchain tech in state governance.
There have been many sectors in which startups have battled to the top but finance is not one of them. A large number are capturing some fractional market share but there is no hope for any to see the equivalent success the likes of Amazon or Uber have seen in logistics or transportation. Many of […]
While today’s global economic ecosystem is plagued by instability, market volatility and inflation, various financial institutions are coming up a with a solution generally known as stablecoins. Stablecoins are cryptocurrencies designed to minimize the volatility of the price, relative to some “stable” asset or basket of assets. A stablecoin can be pegged to a currency, […]
During a speech addressing the general debate of the 73rd Session of the General Assembly of the United Nation, Malta’s Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat, has stated he “passionately believes blockchain makes cryptocurrencies the inevitable future of money.”
Forklog spoke to WhalePanda, a well-known cryptocurrency trader and Bitcoin maximalist. WhalePanda’s voice is specifically strong on Twitter where he has over 205,00 followers, as well as on other social media channels.
Asia is the world’s growth factory. Two of the fastest growing economies in the world at the moment China and India are in Asia. It has been nearly 50 years since the Bangkok declaration that created ASEAN, which has emerged as one of the fastest growing economic blocs is projected to enjoy a GDP growth […]
Recalling some of the last year’s events, Erik Voorhees says the community is already deeply split and, unfortunately, there were no winners in the stand-off between the Bitcoin Core and Bitcoin Cash proponents.
FokLog spoke to Konstantin Gladych, CEO and co-founder of Changelly, during BlockShow Europe 2018 in Berlin, where he took the stage to talk about centralized and decentralized exchanges.
The Bitcoin Foundation is a group of industry insiders with the stated goals of funding Bitcoin infrastructure and promoting it to the public. This helped the Foundation to make over $350,000 from membership dues last year alone as multiple Bitcoin-related startups and paying members believe they’re helping to improve Bitcoin through the Foundation.
Managers of Burger King Russia have been called for questioning to the Public Prosecution Office of Russia on account of WhopperCoins, a virtual currency issued by the company.
Burger King’s Russian division has announced it is now offering Whoppercoin, its own cryptocurrency named after the signature burger serves by the company.
Russia’s National Settlement Depository (NSD) is considering building a platform to serve digital assets including cryptocurrencies and tokenized assets.
ZrCoin, the first tokenized factory in Russia, has raised nearly $1.4 million from 800 investors on the first day of its ICO, with $300,000 being the highest investment. As of now, the sum of raised amounts has surpassed $1.6 million.
Kolionovo Ecosystem, a project aimed at creation and a large-scale testing of the model of the local economy and raising funds for the development of real production of agricultural goods and services, announced it successfully concluded its crowdfunding campaign raising $510,533.
According to Boris Titov, the chairman of Russia’s Partiya Rosta (‘the Party of Growth’) and Russia’s business ombudsman, the network community titled People of Growth is set to unite entrepreneurs, self-employed individuals, young people and minor officials to raise funds for their business projects and make cryptocurrency investment.
Eduard Surkov’s club farm Mashkino in Central Russia has announced its plans to issue cryptocurrency tokens backed by the farm’s products, i.e. chickens, ducks, geese, lambs, and goatlings.
Another day, another ICO. The total amount of investments raised by The DAO, Ethereum and Waves alone comprised nearly $195 million. However, most crypto fundraising campaigns still occur in legal vacuum. So why do crypto projects prefer the crypto-based way of raising funds over those traditional, like venture capital financing?
July 2016, Waves exploded the internet by raising 29,445 BTC in an ICO. However, Waves isn’t the only decentralized crowdfunding platform: there are lots of them, including Fundonomy, NXT, and Wings. Most of them operate globally, however, there are some exceptions likeÂ Starbase, a Singapore-based platform with Japanese roots, which is to launch its ICO on […]
2016 has brought more drama in the world of cryptocurrencies: the rise and the fall of The DAO, Ethereum’s controversial hard fork and subsequent emergence of Ethereum Classic, and the attack on Bitfinex, among others. Certainly, all of us would like to know what’s on the table now.
This year, Ethereum has been one of the most talked-about cryptocurrencies. The year 2016 started with a series of wins for the ambitious project, yet shortly afterwards it faced a series of problems. However, notwithstanding the hardfork after The DAO’s collapse, and the subsequent emergence of Ethereum Classic, many experts still believe Ethereum is a […]
Several weeks ago, ForkLog announced a readers poll, with 1,038 users participating. Our editorial board has summarized the readers’ answers, so that everyone could decide for themselves as to the degree of cryptocurrency integration in our lives.
The Chronobank team has announced it is preparing for an ICO to be held December 2016. Those interested may sign up at the project’s website to learn terms and conditions of the crowdsale, and monitor its progress.
Even though some community members believe that Mass Network, a global advertising platform that’s about to launch, has a lot in common with Brave Browser or AdBlock Plus, the project’s developers seem to have a different opinion.
ForkLog attended Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference held September 23 in Ukraine’s capital of Kyiv. This year, the conference has featured three sections: one for newbies, one for pros, and one for developers.
The return of Bitfinex and the never-ending story of Ethereum Classic have become the main news of the week. Also featuring in ForkLog’s weekly overview are new initiatives in blockchain realm, and other cryptocurrency-related news.
As probably everyone knows now, Coinbase intends to quadruple its fees effective as of August 5 this year. Having failed to provide any explanation for such abrupt upsurge of charges, the exchange now faces yet another string of critical statements from across the community.
Telegram now features a basic bot that the cryptocommunity might find useful, DCBot (@BlokchainBot). It informs users on prices of diverse cryptocurrencies, and shows news posted in related media.
May 28, the crowdsale of The DAO, an ambitious project for decentralized trust management on the blockchain of Ethereum, has closed.
Â June 6, the management board of Blockchain.community elected Artem Tolkachev as its chairman instead of Alex Fork.
Blockchain platform Waves has issued a statement to warn users about suspicious operations with Waves tokens at cryptocurrency exchange Yobit.
Bitcoin growth continuing, Craig Wright coming out of the closet, Consensus 2016 being held in New York, and other milestones of the week – all together in ForkLog’s weekly overview. Bitcoin Price Even though some of the week’s events have initially undermined bitcoin price, so that it dropped down to $441 on Monday, further developments […]
Developers of bitcoin wallet Mycelium have announced their first crowdsale to distribute 5% of the company’s value among users and bitcoin developers. Mycelium CEO Alexander Kuzmin stated: “We want Mycelium users to be Mycelium stakeholders. There are three reasons for this. We need money to support the current version and update it from time to […]
Bitcoin price growing, new investments in the industry, ambitious statements on practical application of blockchain technology – all highlights of crypto-industry’s week presented in ForkLog’s weekly overview.
Ethereum’s native token, Ether (ETH) has once been nearly worthless. However, this year it has demonstrated immense growth. For instance, ETH managed to overtake the second position in market cap rankings, having ejected Ripple and Litecoin. These results could hardly seem surprising to those who witnessed the project’s recent activity.
Part One covered general features and peculiarities of bitcoin in comparison to national currencies of a cashless economy. Part Two covers bitcoin’s perspectives under conditions of negative percent rate policy (NIRP).
When Mike Hearn buried bitcoin, its exchange rate immediately went down, as if you’re dead, you indeed should keep close to the ground. Lots of prominent cryptocurrency industry figures snapped into writing lots of texts, both long or laconic, stating that rumors about bitcoin’s death are somewhat exaggerated. Website titled â€śBitcoin Obituariesâ€ť so far contains […]