Bitcoin Private to roll out beta version of the merchant platform

Bitcoin Private announced its merchant payment platform beta version on April 13 that will signify the finish of just Phase 1 of the roadmap
05 April 2018   134

The contribution team of Bitcoin Private has developed a 4-phase roadmap for the merchant payment platform roll-out. The release date of the Phase 1 is set on April 13. Phase 1 will be characterized with the following specifics: Trezor pull request is pending; signing and broadcasting transactions of a custom build of Electrum-BTCP is a success; pull request for supporting Nano S app is submitted; Electrum 1.2 protocol have started testing; a community-built iOS wallet app on Electrum protocol is ready and will be integrated into the merchant payment solution; the integrations will adhere to BIP-0070 in order ensure security of the BTCP protocol.

As of the accomplishments, hardware wallet support code is completed; significant progress is made in both Electrum frontend and backend, iOS Electrum and the development of a Copay wallets suite that also includes Chrome extension is underway.

At the moment of publication, Bitcoin Private market characteristics are as follows

Average price: $19.75

Volume (24H): $253,860

Zilliqa is holding a meetup in Singapore

High throughput blockchain platform Zilliqa is organizing a meetup session in Singapore on May 23 to share its progress and preview its new smart contract language Scilla
24 April 2018   26

A meetup titled "Zilliqa: Sharding in Action & Security by Design" by Zilliqa project will take place on May 23 at The Metro@ thebridge. Zilliqa is a new high-throughput public blockchain platform that can enable real-world applications considered impossible up to the moment. Zilliqa utilizes the idea of sharding to reach thousands of transactions per second without sacrificing security and decentralization.

The session will covering the so-far progress of the project, the partners joining the project and the preview of the new smart contract language Scilla that further improves on security for smart contracts. The event is going to be broadcasted love on YouTube. The agenda of the meetup is as follows

  • 18:45 - 19:00 Overview of the Zilliqa project
  • 19:00 - 19:20 Session with partners of Zilliqa
  • 19:20 - 19:50 Demo: Testnet & secure smart contracts with Scilla
  • 19:50 - 20:40 Networking

At the moment of publication, Zilliqa market parameters are as follows:

  • Average price $0.099018
  • Market cap $721,249,874
  • Volume (24H) $86,625,700