Bitcoin Defi: Smart Contract Platform RSK Integrates ETH-Based Stablecoin DAI

On October 6, 2020, the RIF (RSK Infrastructure Framework) development team announced that the Makerdao project’s DAI stablecoin is now available via the smart contract protocol RSK. According to the software engineers, RIF developers leveraged the RSK-Ethereum token bridge and individuals can now utilize the Ethereum-based stablecoin across a myriad of decentralized applications (dapps). The Bitcoin (BTC)-backed smart contract protocol RSK has been steadily moving toward the decentralized finance (defi) space during the last seven months. News.Bitcoin.com reported on RSK’s defi efforts and a number of RSK-based defi projects already…

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LocalCryptos Integrates Inbuilt Crypto-To-Crypto Exchanges, Powered by ChangeNOW

ChangeNOW is happy to announce the integration with LocalCryptos – the world’s most popular non-custodial peer-to-peer crypto marketplace! From now on, LocalCryptos users can swap cryptocurrencies right inside its built-in non-custodial crypto wallet. To perform the desired trade in a different cryptocurrency, you don’t have to waste your time looking where to swap your crypto anymore. LocalCryptos has a built-in non-custodial web wallet supporting multiple cryptocurrencies. Within this wallet, users will now see a new “Swap” feature. Simply select the pair and set the amount, and your crypto will be…

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Baseline Integrates Microsoft and Google Spreadsheets Using Ethereum Mainnet

The Baseline Protocol has launched integrations for Google Sheets and Microsoft Dynamics 365. The new function allows for the maintenance of verifiably consistent records using a spreadsheet in conjunction with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. Baseline published a proof-of-concept on June 7 demonstrating the “baselining” of spreadsheet data to verify that multiple independent private databases hold the same records.  The Baseline Protocol was launched in March and was developed through collaboration between Microsoft, EY, and ConsenSys. The concept used baselining to verify that the records held by separate entities’…

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Tether Integrates With Plasma Sidechain to Reduce Load on Ethereum

Bitfinex’s Tether (USDT) stablecoin is now available on the OMG Network, a plasma-based Ethereum sidechain launched on June 1 by the project formerly known as OmiseGo. The integration, also announced on June 1, marks the first time that Tether integrated an Ethereum sidechain to boost its performance. Tether is by far the largest “gas guzzler” on the Ethereum network at 8,900 ETH (about $1.84 million) in fees spent last month, according to ETH Gas Station. This is more than the next five protocols combined, one of which is reportedly a…

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Ethereum-Based Social Video Network Integrates Zoom for Live Streaming

The Ethereum-based social media app, Pepo, has integrated with video conferencing platform, Zoom, to facilitate live streaming. Pepo Live Events is currently exclusively available in beta on the platform’s website and has not given an estimate for when it plans to enable mobile functionality. Pepo integrates Zoom for live streaming Only Pepo community admins are able to stream live, however, anyone can participate in the live events. All events streamed on the platform are recorded, and are limited to a time limit of three hours. Pepo’s decision to integrate Zoom…

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