NEO Enters New Era, XRP Expands Reach, IOTA Gets Schooled and VeChain Revamps Roadmap
From NEO’s big node news to a fork in VeChain’s token migration, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking today in the world of crypto.
NEO says it’s entering “the era of decentralization” and will no longer run its own private nodes to power the network and validate transactions. NEO plans to open a public campaign in 2019, allowing token holders to vote on which organizations will run the backbone of the network.
NEO entered the era of decentralization!https://t.co/JOA7UibNnU
— NEO Smart Economy (@NEO_Blockchain) July 4, 2018
One of the oldest universities in the Americas will offer a course on IOTA and distributed ledger technology. Peru’s National University of San Marcos says it is “essential to introduce the subject of blockchain as part of the syllabus of the Distributed Systems course for Computer Science students.”
Peru 🇵🇪History in the making. As mentioned: https://t.co/kfGSN4We8x, oldest University in the Americas @UNMSM_ adopts @IOTAtoken's Distributed Ledger Technology and updates its curricula accordingly. It goes the extra mile to announce it at ITiCSE 2018 to global educators 💪😎 pic.twitter.com/uThtBXtJYx
— Marco Barrueto (@MarcoBarrueto) July 4, 2018
VeChain is revamping its roadmap in response to concerns about the platform’s upcoming token swap. VeChain says it will extend the X Node migration period and give people 10 more days to make sure they can move their coins from the Ethereum network to the new VeChainThor blockchain.
Your voice has been heard. Please view our revised timeline, added functionality, and continued intentions for the migration to the VeChainThor Wallet. https://t.co/KzLkd8Q4U4
— VeChain Foundation (@vechainofficial) July 2, 2018
The cryptocurrency exchange Coinome just launched three new XRP trading pairs. The platform has paired XRP with Litecoin, DigiByte and Bitcoin Cash.
Coinome is excited to announce the launch of 3 new XRP based trading pairs – LTC/XRP, DGB/XRP and BCH/XRP. Trading to start at 5pm today (4th July, 2018).
— Coinome (@CoinomeOfficial) July 4, 2018