Version 1.2 of Cardano's blockchain was released to its main net. This release introduces Daedalus 0.10.0, a new version of Cardano's wallet software, and Cardano SL 1.2.0, a new version of Cardano's blockchain protocol.
DNV GL announces in a press release that the company has bought a minority stake in VeChain. The acquisition builds on the strong relationship between the two firms and follows the recent launch of My Story™, a blockchain enabled digital assurance product which gives a new level of insight into supplier and product information.
Users can now use the Brave Payments system to reward their favorite Twitch creators with BAT. Users can either distribute contributions based on the time they spend on Brave watching a creator's live streams or by setting a fixed amount to tip
The Gui’an New Area is a unique economic-development zone directly controlled by the Chinese central government. VeChain announces that they are mandated to be the blockchain technology partner of the government of Gui’an.
Not much information is known about the VeChain ICO. There is little information on how much VEN was sold and how much money was raised. Several sources online suggest that this is the date the ICO started.
Beijing-based cryptocurrency exchanges were ordered to cease trading and immediately notify users of their closure. This signals a widening crackdown on cryptocurrency speculation by the Chinese government.