DigixDAO to Launch DGX 2.0 Baked by Gold

DGX 2.0 will officially be available for purchase from April 8, 2018
27 March 2018   529

Digix is a platform that tokenizes gold on Ethereum, it leverages the Distributed Ledger for its immutability, transparency and auditability by applying it to precious physical assets. Digix has created a range of technologies including The Proof of Provenance Protocol and Digix Gold Tokens (DGX) on Ethereum. 

Digix has reported that it is releasing the new version of DGX tokens, and the whitelisting for marketplace purchases is open from March 26, 2018. Users should register in advance in order to purchase DGX 2.0, as DGX 2.0 will officially be live for purchase from April 8, 2018. The retail customers will have to undergo the Know Your Customer process, where they are needed to provide:

  • Scanned passport or a National Identification card
  • Scanned documents such as bank statements or utility bills issued within 3 months
  • An Ethereum wallet address
  • Well lit room conditions for a Webcam Verification or a photo for verification

The early existing owners of DGX 1.0 will receive DGX 2.0 into the same wallets which they have stored DGX 1.0 on April 8 as well. DGX 1.0 has been last moved on Block number 4369452 and the snapshot block has already been set to send DGX 2.0 to any DGX 1.0 holders. The users are not recommended to move their DGX 1.0 anywhere until they receive DGX 2.0 on April 8.

SoftBank & Baidu to Invest in Atlas Protocol

Atlas Protocol was created by Nebulas Labs and xGoogler Blockchain Alliance
21 August 2018   130

The Atlas Protocol marketing module (ATP) has completed a round of attracting initial funding, led by SoftBank China Venture Capital (SBCVC), having collected several million dollars during it.

In a multimillion-dollar round, the exact amount of which was not disclosed, Baidu Ventures (BV), Danhua Capital and Fenbushi Digital also took part.

Atlas Protocol was created by Nebulas Labs and xGoogler Blockchain Alliance (xGBA). The "first developer" of Google Adwords, Jeremy Zhao and Columbia University Professor Ronggui Gu will serve as project advisors on technical issues.

Atlas Protocol plans to create a blockchain ecosystem and "to form a new paradigm of interactive marketing." According to the press release, ATP allows you to rank "calculated values ​​on the block and transfer value using tokens" using the ATP Smartdrop service application.

xGoogler Blockchain Alliance was formed in April this year as a community of former Google employees interested in blockchain technology. Its founders were the developers of projects Nebulas, Loopring and Gifto.