Cardano(ADA) Launches Smart Contracts After The Successful Hard Fork
Cardano(ADA) has completed its Alonzo hard fork to introduce Plutus-powered smart contract scripts. On Aug. 12, Cardano tweeted that the upgrade had been completed successfully at epoch 290, facilitating the creation and execution of smart contracts on the public blockchain for the first time. Cardano(ADA) Launches smart contracts after the successful hard fork.
Indian Crypto Exchanges Prepare Ad Blitz For The Festive Season
Indians exchanges are urging locals to buy and give Bitcoin during the upcoming holiday season. To celebrate the holiday season in India, cryptocurrency exchanges are looking to lure retail traders by launching aggressive marketing campaigns and giving away crypto.
Bitcoin Struggles Below $46K
Bitcoin’s (BTC) price is consolidating below the $46,000 zone against the US Dollar. BTC could start a major decline if it breaks the $44,200 support zone in the near term. Bitcoin price failed to gain strength above $46,500 zone and started a fresh decline. The last swing low was formed near $44,135 before the price climbed higher.
$300M incentive program backs 100% rally in Harmony (ONE) price
Harmony(ONE) price gained more than 100% after announcing plans to launch a $300 million ecosystem development fund. The latest project offers cross-chain bridges to a handful of layer-one protocols, including Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Polkadot (DOT), and the Binance Smart Chain (BSC).
Polkadot, Cosmos, Tezos are most likely to follow in the footsteps of Solana
Layer-2 blockchain protocols have massively grown over the past few months. Tokens associated with the respective networks, in turn, have registered stellar performances in 2021. However, Ethereum(ETH)-compatible Layer-1 chains such as Cosmos(ATOM), Tezos(XTZ), and Polkadot have been stealing the show of late.