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June 2019 Update

Metronome Update – June 2019

Added by in Labs, Metronome, News

The Metronome team would like to take the opportunity to congratulate the community, as June 2019 marked a major milestone for Metronome. In case you haven’t heard, Metronome’s chainhop functionality is now enabled with Ethereum and Ethereum Classic as the first chainhop pair. The first few chainhops were initiated soon after at Ethereum blockheight #8036077. …

Athena Trade – Metronome Discussion

Added by in Labs, Metronome, News

Recently, I was invited to participate in a discussion hosted at Chicago’s Athena Trade, a blockchain-centric co-working space. I took the opportunity to discuss Metronome, one of the projects that BloqLabs helped build and launch. Here are the three ideas that drove the conversation: …

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?

Added by in Events, Industry

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. …