Crypto Event Announcements: end of July/early August

Crypto Event Announcements: end of July/early August

Don't forget to mark these dates on your calendar: pay attention to Ethereum Classic, Bitcoin Diamond, 0сhain, Cardano and Stratis. Read also about major events that have happened recently: TRON and 0x

Ethereum Classic (ETC) Emerald SDK will be released on July 31, 2018

Sidechains support in Emerald Project and Emerald SDK first release.

Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) is deploying the Lightning Network on July 31, 2018

In order to adapt to high-frequency transactions, developers of Bitcoin Diamond are adopting ‘Lightning Network’ where massive real-time transaction network will be implemented. The Bitcoin Diamond Foundation has decided to suspend the ongoing encryption implementation and focus on development of Lightning Network while considering future improvements to benefit its network ecosystem, compliance to regulations as well as approval by BCD community and developers.

0сhain (ZCN) — Public test network is planned to be completed till July 31, 2018

0сhain team with their current level of progress expect their first public test network to be available at the end of this month.

Bitcoin Private (BTCP) — BTCP Pay launching is scheduled for July 31, 2018

Cardano (ADA) roadmap update is scheduled for August 1, 2018

Three principles that guide the development of the roadmap are: first, the growth of the community and its needs; second, a distributed and resilient network true to the original vision of Satoshi, and third, balancing the pace of research and development so commercial advantage does not win out over the application of scientific rigour.

Stratis (Strat) — Breeze Privacy Protocol (Mainnet) will be released on August 1, 2018

Recently happened

An upgraded version of TRON Virtual Machine (TVM) and a ‘secret project’ are launched on July 30, 2018

The function of the virtual machine is to assist developers on Main Net in creating their own version of blockchain, which allows for coin creation or the implementation of smart contracts.

The name of the secret project is Atlas, that is a collaborative project that both BitTorrent and Tron are part of. The roadmap has supposedly been updated to cover this new project, and it seems that the details will be explicitly disclosed near the end of August.

0x (ZRX) Protocol V2 is launched on July 30, 2018

This version includes a new contract architecture with support for ERC-721 and other token standards. In V2 new Asset Proxies are deployed for each unique asset type. This new, modular architecture will also allow adding support for new token standards without having to modify smart contracts and force developers and users to upgrade. Smart contracts can now generate 0x orders using a custom signature verification function.

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