On May 23, DCG announced that a group of companies representing the Bitcoin industry and community with 83.3 percent of hashing power, 20.5 million Bitcoin wallets and 5.1 billion on-chain transaction volume, agreed to the activation of the Bitcoin Core development team’s transaction malleability fix Segregated Witness (Segwit) and a 2MB hard fork within six months thereafter.
Enterprise Ethereum Alliance expands dramatically announcing 86 new members including Broadridge, DTCC, Deloitte, Infosys, Merck KGaA, MUFG, National Bank of Canada, Rabobank, Samsung SDS, State Street, Toyota and many of the most innovative startups in the Ethereum Ecosystem
The global banking blockchain consortium led by R3 has raised a record $107 million in a fundraising round, the largest single investment in a blockchain company to date.
The new partners and integrations aim at bolstering the company's mission to “become the ultimate command center for all things blockchain” and create a single point of entry into various areas of blockchain technology.
Monday, the company behind Zcash, the Zerocoin Electric Coin Company (ZECC) announces a partnership with JPMorgan Chase to add Zcash's privacy technology to Quorum, an enterprise Blockchain platform JPMorgan built on Ethereum.
The teams from HashCoins, Aspanta, and Emercoin have announced launch of Authorizer.io. This is an open non-commercial project intended to increase the security of user accounts, mitigate the risks of password interception and demonstrate the advantages of open blockchain technologies.
Decentralized cloud storage provider Storj Labs has launched a sale of its new Ethereum-based application token, STORJ (formerly SJCX). STORJ tokens will enable users to provide and receive storage services in the Storj Labs network.