Blockchain Platform ‘Monachain' started by LG Branch

The IT subsidiary of electronics giant LG has run its own blockchain platform that could be used in a number of sectors including manufacturing and finance
14 May 2018   161

Korea Times reported that named ‘Monachain’ by LG CNS, the enterprise blockchain platform will concentrate its usability on cryptocurrency, digital authentication, digital supply chain management. Monachain allows its customers to make their own digital currency wallets, a position that can see local governments issue local currency and welfare payments to end users on a blockchain LG CNS said. Also, the LG group arm displayed it is working relatively a communication of banking infrastructure with commercial banks that let them to run and distribute digital currency via blockchain platform.

Even further, Monachain can help business owners boost productivity as the company provides a digital supply chain management system that enables suppliers to manage the entire production processing efficiently.

A decentralized identifier is used by Monachain in order to let measurable digital identity wherein users in the blockchain will be able to self-verify their identification information with the help of a smartphone before making a payment or remittance.

LG CNS first reported about the details of its first enterprise blockchain in middle of 2017. The platform is established on Corda, a permission distributed ledger software developed by global banking blockchain consortium led by New York-based industry company R3.

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