LBRY Credits to perform a Hard Fork

LBRY announced a Hard Fork HF1807 to take place on July 9 to extend claim expiration
11 June 2018   1047

LBRY is preparing for a Hard Fork set on July 9. The codename is HF1807. The fork is going to prolong the validity of the claims: currently claims expire in 1.5 years, but after the fork the validity period will be 10 years. Moreover, existing and not expired claims will be extended automatically.

The fork will take effect at block 400155. Users running a full node or a mining pool need to upgrade to the latest version of lbycrd, i.e. version and higher. The fork details can be found here. LBRY is a free, open and community-run digital marketplace with content ranging from Hollywood films to college lessons and streaming.

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

Average price 0.140452 USD
Market cap 23,489,360 USD
Volume (24H) 407,861 USD

Bank of China to Issue $2.8B Blockchain Bonds

Bank used its own DLT system to issue blockchain bonds
09 December 2019   54

The fourth largest state bank, the Bank of China, has issued two-year blockchain bonds for small businesses totaling $ 2.8 billion.

To issue digital certificates, Bank of China used its own blockchain system.

It is also the first blockchain-based bond issue accounting system in the country.

Bank of China

Securities will go on sale with an interest rate of 3.25% per annum.

Thus, the bank hopes to raise funds to support small businesses in the country. As of September, as part of this initiative, the bank provided loans to small and micro enterprises for a total of $ 57.7 billion.