Tagged: smart contract

Blockchain and Smart Contract Developer Waves Confirms Odyssey Hackathon was Held Online this Year, Shares Other End of Year Updates

Vladimir Zhuravlev, a Gravity Tech and Waves Association developer, notes that for several years, the Odyssey hackathon (held in the Netherlands) had offered opportunities for software engineers to collaborate on various projects. Zhuravlev revealed that this year, Odyssey was hosted online for the very time… Read More

Digital Assets Derivatives Exchange Mettalex Deploys Smart Contracts on Binance Smart Chain

Binance has welcomed digital assets derivatives exchange Mettalex (developed by Fetch.ai) to its decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem. Mettalex is teaming up with Binance Smart Chain in order to enable lower transaction fees to commodity derivatives traders and liquidity providers, according to a release. Vlad Dramaliev… Read More

Ethereum Platform Improvements like Better Blockchain Developer Experience, Sufficient Scalability will Help ETH Maintain Dominance: Report

Researchers at Coinbase recently looked at Ethereum (ETH) competitors (often referred to as Ethereum “killers”) and several other new blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) platforms. Ryan Yi and Justin Mart from Coinbase Ventures analyzed the current landscape of DLT-powered smart contract platforms and emerging… Read More

Cybersecurity Solutions Provider CertiK has Successfully Audited Smart Contracts for DeFi Protocol Boost Finance

CertiK, a U.S.-based end-to-end cybersecurity solutions provider, has confirmed that the $BOOST governance token, which includes its functionality with “a plethora” of native smart contracts like Boost treasury, Boost token rewards, Controller, and Vault has been “successfully” audited with CertiK. The CertiK team claims that… Read More

Ethereum Is Arguably the Most Important DLT Project, but Time Will Tell if ETH2 Succeeds, Huobi Says

Huobi Global, a leading digital asset exchange, claims that when it comes to the blockchain and crypto sector, there are “arguably no blockchain projects more important than Ethereum.” The second-largest digital currency by market cap has also been credited with being “the mother of ‘Generation… Read More

Chainlink (LINK) Reveals its Platform has Enabled 77 Different Smart Contract Use Cases

Chainlink (LINK), a “decentralized” Oracle network that securely connects various blockchain-based smart contracts with data from “the real world,” recently revealed that its platform has enabled 77 different smart contract use cases. LINK tokens are currently trading for around $13.70 and they have a market… Read More

New Ethereum Smart Wallet from Loopring Feels like Traditional Fintech Apps but Also Self-Custodial and Privacy focused

The developers at Loopring, which allows anyone to create “high-throughput,” non-custodial, orderbook-based exchanges on Ethereum by leveraging Zero-Knowledge Proofs or ZKPs (for financial privacy), have introduced a beta version of the Loopring Wallet – which is notably the first Ethereum smart wallet with built-in zkRollup… Read More

Ontology to Create Infrastructure for Patract Labs, a Solution Developer for Polkadot’s Parachain Contract Ecosystem

Ontology, the “high-performance,” open-source blockchain that’s focused on digital identity and data, will be working with the Polkadot Ecosystem Project, which is described as a “sharded” blockchain that connects multiple chains together in a single network. According to a release, the joint venture will see… Read More

China’s Public Blockchain Network Nervos Launches sUDT Token Standard to Compete with Ethereum ERC-20

China-based Nervos, a major public blockchain-based network, has reportedly launched its own token standard, sUDT (Simple User-Defined Token), in order to compete with Ethereum’s widely-adopted ERC-20 standard. As mentioned in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider, the sUDT standard will allow blockchain or distributed ledger… Read More

Dr. Amrit Kumar: President at Zilliqa Explains How Platform’s Scilla Smart Contract Language Is Used to Develop Secure Applications

We recently caught up with Dr. Amrit Kumar, President and Chief Scientific Officer of Zilliqa, an enterprise-grade blockchain development platform. Many of the more popular iterations of blockchain are not sufficiently robust to handle the high transaction rates needed today – not to mention what… Read More

DeFi Protocol MANTRA DAO Announces Launch of Its Digital Assets Staking Platform

The developers at MANTRA DAO, a community-governed decentralized finance (DeFi) platform that aims to make staking, lending, and governance more accessible to traders and investors, have confirmed that they’ve officially launched their staking platform. The MANTRA DAO team noted that they’re pleased to announce that… Read More

Kadena Announces Launch of Public Chain With Smart Contract Transactions

Kadena, both a public and permissioned blockchain platform, announced last week the full launch of its public blockchain. Kadena claimed that its public blockchain is first to market as a sharded Proof of Work Layer 1 network. “Following the start of genesis mining in October… Read More

Eyes Wide Shut: ICOs as a New Path to Startup Fundraising (Password Required)

This article is my attempt at providing a definitive guide to the complex, and so far, self-regulated, landscape of ICOs. Warning: mature content. What on Earth is ICO? Just as how in the ancient movie “Eyes Wide Shut” the password “fidelio” gave access to a… Read More

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