Blockchain Institute launched by Huobi China in Hainan

Huobi labs and the Tianya community stated a partnership i order to build a "Global Cultural and Creative Blockchain Lab" in Hainan
16 May 2018   101

The information about Huobi to complete the creation of Hainan’s headquarters in 2018 and initiates a billion-dollar global blockchain industry fund has been confirmed by the Huobi official.

This time Huobi set Hainan in a cooperative way and had in-depth collaboration with the old Tianya community. Huobi hopes on the influence of the Tianya community in Hainan to develop the Huobi business there.

Also, Huobi aims to complete its 5 constructive plans correspondingly with the mission of the Hainan Special Administrative Region:
1. The Chinese headquarters of the Huobi will be replaced to Hainan and placed in Hainan Ecological Software Park.
2. Organize a $1 billion fund for the global blockchain industry.
3. Establish a global top blockchain research institute together with the world's top universities.
4. Cooperate with the world's major industry firms to found 10 global blockchains + laboratories.
5. Construct a 40,000 square meter blockchain incubator.

Hainan is as well going to arrange and develop the first non-profit cutting-edge research institute concentrated on blockchain technology. After being established, the institute will have a global blockchain innovation fund, a blockchain laboratory, and a blockchain innovation talent-preparing center, an incubation park and industry summit forum.

PascalCoin to activate V3 Hard fork

PascalCoin V3 Hard fork will be activated on block 210,000 on May 31 and feature anonymity via transaction mixing and inflation reduction
26 May 2018   39

PascalCoin is preparing for V3 Hard fork scheduled for May 31. It will introduce key improvements as such:

  • anonymity transaction mixing;
  • 50% inflation reduction;
  • Lazarus/FPC gets 10% of funding

To get more into the details:

PascalCoin transactions occur between publicly visible accounts and the crucial aspect needs to be implemented - fungibility. The improvement will allow users to perform 'client-server mixing', 'network-protocol mixing', 'chaining multi-transactions', 'decentralized exchanging' and 'monetized-API mixing'.

As for Lazarus/FPC (a base tooling from which PascalCoin is founded on), a total of 10% of the Developer Rewards is recommended to be allocated for the FOSS project funding. In a long run, a large developer mind-share is expected to reduce costs significantly.

To learn more about the details of the fork, you can visit Improvement Proposal page here. And regarding the market characteristics of PascalCoin, at the moment of publication they are as follows:

Average price 0.765895 USD
Market cap 15,978,408 USD
Volume (24H) 89,861 USD