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Different Approaches to Interoperability

Added by in Labs, Metronome, News

Cross-chain interoperability is one of the most intensely pursued developments in blockchain technology and it comes as no surprise that multiple approaches are in the works. The Metronome team recently published an article outlining the differences between some of the more well-known attempts – and how these are different from Metronome’s “chainhop” approach. …

Crypto Capital

Chicago: Crypto Capital?

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FinTank, a fintech hub based in Chicago, recently hosted a carefully curated meeting of the city’s top fintech and cryptocurrency players to discuss how to make Chicago the Crypto Capital of the US – if not the world. …

2019 DC Blockchain Summit

DC Blockchain Wrap Up

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The Chamber of Digital Commerce, the world’s largest trade advocacy group for the blockchain industry, recently hosted their annual DC Blockchain Summit in early March. The audience and speakers comprise both industry leaders and policy makers, offering a uniquely level and sober examination of the space. …

Blockchain London

London Blockchain Week

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Cryptocurrency and blockchain enthusiast communities have made it clear that they are not waiting on the “blessing” of legacy institutions – they’re ready to make the revolution happen now.  At the London Blockchain Week at Tower Bridge, crypto-believers in the form of researchers, thought leaders, investors, and consultants shared their thoughts, exploring real-world use cases for the technology – and how its communities could help. …

Binance Blochain Week 2019

Bloq at Binance: Mentoring, Metronome, and Mining

Added by in Industry, News

It came together quickly — only a month-and-a-half between announcement and opening day — but the inaugural Binance Conference still brought together a wide swath of cryptocurrency industry participants.

The overall takeaway from this conference was that the most dedicated members of the blockchain community are undeterred by current market factors, and remain all the more focused on building enduring technologies that aim to outlive their creators.

Bloq was one of the top sponsors of the event, judged the SAFU hackathon, and publicly announced a few new BloqLabs projects. Let’s review. …