BitCAD, an international project focused on developing cryptographically secured smart platforms, has announced that they are working on a decentralized solution for biometric identification.
Encrypto Telecom plans to become the first cloud secured, private branch exchange – an internal telephone exchange or switching system – using blockchain technology. The Moscow-based project plans to deliver new solutions for telecommunications that address privacy and civil liberties.
New statistics compiled by monitoring site Coin Dance tracked 146 well-known businesses in the space, finding 46% “explicitly supporting” SegWit and another 42% capable of implementing the technology as of Sunday.
Blockchain startup Mysterium Foundation is building a decentralised Virtual Private Network (VPN) that anyone can use to connect securely and anonymously to the internet. The system is also designed so that users who share their spare bandwidth to the network will be able to earn digital tokens in reward. The Mysterium platform will operate via its native MYST token, available through a crowdsale launching on 30th of May.
Hyperledger, the collaborative cross-industry effort created to advance blockchain technology, has announced that seven new members have joined the project to help create an open standard for distributed ledgers for a new generation of transactional applications, bringing the number of members to 135.
Litecoin has surpassed the required number of signaling blocks needed to activate Segregated Witness (Segwit) on Wednesday.