Oxfam Trials DAI Stablecoin as Replacement for Cash Aid

The nonprofit had recently spent a month testing MakerDAO’s DAI stablecoin as a relief vehicle in a pilot project conducted in the South Pacific Ocean nation of Vanuatu.

Ethereum’s Istanbul Upgrade Gets Two New Improvement Proposals

EIP 2024 and EIP 1702 were chosen from nearly 30 EIPs reviewed by ethereum developers during their bi-weekly call on June 21.

Cloudflare Announces Free Ethereum Gateway

Cloudflare is offering the new service free of charge.

Ethereum-Based Decentralized Video Platform Raises $8M

Ethereum-based decentralized video platform Livepeer has secured $8 million.

European Payment App 2gether Adds Dash to List of Supported Tokens

European payment app 2gether is adding dash to its roster of supported tokens.

Monerium Becomes First E-Money Service on a Blockchain

Monerium's co-founder claims their EMI model, which is more conservative when it comes to deposits, provides consumers with more protection compared to banks.

Polish Bank Builds Document Authenticator on Ethereum Public Blockchain

Financial regulations in Poland played a major part in the Warsaw-based Alior’s decision to use a public blockchain for their document authenticator project.

Two Startups Team up to Allow Amazon Purchases with Ethereum

Two blockchain-centered startups have inked partnership to allow Amazon purchases with ethereum.

Enigma Releases Second Testnet for Ethereum Devs

Enigma is officially releasing its second test network for “secret contract” blockchain.

Truffle, Microsoft Announce Partnership for Azure Platform

ConsenSys subsidiary Truffle has announced that it will be integrating its ethereum developer tools with Microsoft Azure in a bid to bring quality developer tools to enterprise blockchains.

Bitwage Enables Companies to Pay Salaries in Ether

Crypto startup Bitwage has added ether as a payroll option.

Ethereum Classic’s Atlantis Upgrade Hits Testnet this Month

Thanks to the sped-up testnet activation, some ecosystem participants believe that Atlantis may be implemented on the mainnet by as early as August 2019.

Nexus Mutual, Argent Team Up to Provide “Banking-Grade” Wallet Security

The startups are using a combination of smart contracts and insurance to keep funds safe from hackers and other bad actors.

ConsenSys Capital Co-Founder Joins Crypto-Focused Investment Fund DARMA Capital

Although Keys has already made the transition to working full-time at DARMA, he will still act as an advisor for ConsenSys.

Russian Blockchain Startup Partners with Dixy to Streamline Trade Finance

Russian blockchain startup Factorin revealed that it is implementing its system into production with Dixy already on board.