Smart Contract Experts Ilya Sergey and Evan Cheng Join Zilliqa as Advisors

SINGAPORE – Zilliqa, a new, high-speed and secure blockchain platform based on the technology of sharding, has today announced that the company has added smart contract technology experts Dr. Ilya Sergey and Evan Cheng to their advisory board. Zilliqa has been focused on ‘scalability with security’ since its founding and will use the expertise of the … [Read more…]

Ink Protocol Partners with Kleros to Tackle Transaction Disputes

Ink Protocol, a Y-Combinator backed decentralized reputation and payments system for P2P marketplaces, will join forces with Kleros to provide users with a fair and decentralised way to settle transaction disputes.   The decentralized Ink protocol handles online marketplace payments and provides a trustless digital identity for sellers that exists across multiple marketplaces. Sellers build … [Read more…]

Visa and Coinbase: Innocent Messup? Or Something Else?

So Coinbase recently got caught up in a big mess where some members were getting overcharged for their cryptocurrency purchases made with a credit card. After some finger-pointing between Coinbase and Visa, Visa admitted that the messup was not Coinbase’s fault. Visa and Worldpay had messed up the processing of some transactions. Naturally, some exchange … [Read more…]

AIAA Congratulates Former NASA Administrator Mike Griffin on New Position as Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering

February 16, 2018 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) congratulates Mike Griffin on being confirmed as undersecretary of defense for research and engineering. Griffin will oversee Pentagon technology investments and set R&D priorities, as well as serve as chief technology officer. AIAA President Jim Maser made the following statement upon … [Read more…]

VMS Software Selects Swirlds Hashgraph as Platform to Build Secure, Distributed Applications

Dallas, TX and Bolton, MA – February 8, 2018— VMS Software, Inc. (VSI) and Swirlds, creators of the hashgraph distributed consensus platform, today announced an agreement whereby VMS Software will use Swirlds’ hashgraph technology to allow customers to quickly and securely implement and operate next generation distributed applications.   VSI customers include the world’s most … [Read more…]