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Amid Legal Controversy, Telegram Blockchain Explorers Are Already Available

In 2018, TON raised more than $1.7 billion in a private initial coin offering (ICO). On a technological level, it aims to replace Bitcoin and Ethereum by featuring a transaction throughput that is reportedly competitive with Visa and MasterCard. As per its white paper, it will be a Proof-of-Stake network employing sharding technology to achieve high performance. Decentralized applications (DApps) are to be supported as well.

The Telegram team had previously released a barebones blockchain explorer for its testnet. The blockchain software company Blockchair recently released a more polished version, similar to explorers for existing networks.

The company also released APIs for developers to interface with the blockchain, though the documentation notes that the testnet is “highly unstable.” Blockchair reports the current testnet as two months old, with the mainnet being originally scheduled for Oct. 31.

DC Alliance is to Empower Blockchain and Solve Application Problems

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / January 16, 2020 / DC Alliance is a technology-oriented community autonomy organization, set up spontaneously by all kinds of talents in computer engineering, cryptography, mathematics, economics and finance. At present, DC Alliance is committed to the future business, empowering the blockchain, and solving application problems.

DC Alliance’s Financial Layout includes a Decentralized Financial Infrastructure and a ” Basket of Stabilized Currency” and Decentralized Exchange. As block chain technology has broad prospects in the fields of digital currency, payment settlement and the Internet of Things finance, DC’s decentralized financial infrastructure takes the Alliance as the center, actively arranges each kind of financial business, improves the existing financial system, and creates the fair and just trading environment. In addition to that, “A Basket of Stabilized Currency” of DCCY was officially issued and the decentralized exchange will be launched on June 1, breaking the boundaries of traditional centralized finance and redefining the market.

DC alliance technology hackers also spontaneously formed the DC decentralization technology alliance, which is committed to the development and promotion of DCCY so as to promote the safe development of the open source ecological community. In their point of view, blockchain can be shared, transparent and decentralized, not only in the financial sector, but also it has the potential in the application in the banking, insurance, the Internet of Things and other sectors.

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RiskFirst Targets North America Growth With Hire of Former PBGC CEO

Fintech company RiskFirst (A Moody’s Analytics Company) has appointed Charles Millard to develop its North American defined benefit (DB) pensions client base, which includes pension plans, consultants and asset managers. Millard, working in an advisory role based in RiskFirst’s New York City office, will harness his expertise and extensive network of North American pension plans to help grow RiskFirst’s client base in the US and Canada.

RiskFirst provides risk analytics and reporting solutions to the pensions and investment markets through its platform PFaroe, and is firmly established as a market-leader in the UK. RiskFirst has seen significant growth in the US in recent years and is seeking to take this to the next level.

Millard brings valuable experience, having held senior positions within the industry for nearly 20 years, including at the US Government’s Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), Citigroup and BP Direct Securities. Through his role as CEO of the PBGC – which has a strong focus on the liabilities of corporate pension plans as well as its own liabilities – he is well-positioned to understand the challenges facing the industry, and the value of RiskFirst’s solution, PFaroeDB, in assisting asset owners and their advisors in zeroing in on dynamic measurements of funded status and liability.

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Addressing The Digital Transformation Log Jam

In the enterprise, no buzzword is as buzzy as the term “digital transformation”. If you spend any amount of time reading whitepapers, analyst research, or attending webinars you’ll see the term digital transformation used in conjunction with a wide range of enterprise-focused technologies ranging from data centers to application development, and enterprise architecture and AI and blockchain. But what does digital transformation even mean? And how does AI fit into the picture of how enterprises are thinking about AI and related cognitive technologies?

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