Category: Smart Contracts

Why Tokenized Projects Are Building on Bitcoin

Why Tokenized Projects Are Building on BitcoinBitcoin is something you hodl. Ethereum is something you build on. At least that has long been the official narrative, with projects favoring dedicated smart contract networks over Bitcoin for spinning out dapps and second layer solutions. Like all crypto narratives, however, this one has started to shift, as projects reappraise the benefits of crafting […]

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Conceal and Reveal: The Evolution of Privacy Coin Technology

Conceal and Reveal: The Evolution of Privacy Coin TechnologyPrivacy can assume many forms and occur on many levels. The technologies that blockchain architects originally envisioned for privacy coins are now being utilized by an array of crypto stakeholders, from enterprises to exchanges. What began as a means of transacting anonymously has spawned a burgeoning industry, built upon technologies designed to conceal, but which […]

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Meet Nimbus, a Concept for Enhancing BCH Smart Contracts

An Intro to 'Nimbus'- A Concept That Could Bolster Sophisticated BCH Smart ContractsOn Monday, software developer Tobias Ruck introduced a new transaction version for the BCH chain called Nimbus in a demonstration video. The introduction is a longer version of the presentation Ruck had shown at the Bitcoin Cash City conference. According to the developer, the transaction version could unleash sophisticated smart contract potential on the BCH […]

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Bitcoin Cash Innovation Accelerates With Cashscript High-Level Language

Bitcoin Cash Innovation Accelerates With the High-Level Language CashscriptSoftware developers Rosco Kalis and Gabriel Cardona have been steadily working on Cashscript, a high-level programming language for Bitcoin Cash. When the language is tied to certain opcodes, specific schemes can be built that allow for autonomous and decision-based transactions. While testing Cashscript’s capabilities, the two engineers recently deployed an oracle, forfeits, an onchain wager, […]

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PR: Sparrow Makes Trading Options Simple and Secure

Sparrow Makes Trading Options Simple and SecureSparrow, the Singapore-based options trading platform has launched its revolutionary platform which empowers institutions and individuals to trade options that are settled by smart contract. Sparrow offers a simple and secure way for traders to control risk in the volatile digital asset market and monetize their assets.

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Community Funding and Bringing Smart Contracts to BCH in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.com

Community Funding and Bringing Smart Contracts to BCH in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.comThe Bitcoin Cash community is working to raise funding for developers and a new programming language is bringing smart contract functionality to BCH. Watch these and other developments discussed in this week’s video update on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel. Also Read: How to Check Bitcoin Cash Transactions With a Block Explorer Bitcoin Cash Developers Talk Programmable […]

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Cashscript Is Coming, Bringing Ethereum-Like Smart Contracts to Bitcoin Cash

Cashscript Is Coming, Bringing Ethereum-Like Smart Contracts to Bitcoin CashOn May 27, the analytics and data web portal Coin Dance announced the team has added the Cashscript project to the website’s development tracker. Cashscript is a high-level language that enables basic smart contract functionality on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network. Also Read: Crypto Assets Outshine Most Traditional Investments in 2019 Meet Cashscript: A High-Level […]

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BCH Developer Builds Onchain Token Auction Console — SLP Agora

BCH Developer Builds Onchain Token Auction Console — SLP AgoraOn April 26, software developer Tobias Ruck revealed a new platform he’s been working on called SLP Agora, an onchain trading console written in Rust that allows users to auction SLP tokens for bitcoin cash. The application’s decision-based transactions are secured by a smart contract technique enabled by the newly implemented opcode OP_Checkdatasig. Also read: […]

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Researchers Find Hundreds of Ethereum Wallets at Risk Due to Weak Key Pairs

Researchers Comb the Ethereum Chain Finding an Abundance of Weak Key PairsOn April 23, the security consulting firm Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) published a document concerning a number of unsound public and private key pairs tied to the Ethereum blockchain. The probability of chance needed to crack 256-bit encryption would take years for hackers to access random private keys. However, ISE recently queried 49,060 ETH transactions […]

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Lots of Building on BCH as Bitcoin.com’s REST Layer Sees Millions of Requests

Over the last year, Bitcoin.com has released a robust Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developer platform loaded with programming tools like Bitbox as well as the newly launched Badger and SLP tool kits. In addition to these services, Bitcoin.com provides programmers with guides, a GUI BIP44 development wallet, a BCH testnet faucet, and REST layer for the […]

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RBI Excludes Cryptocurrency From Indian Regulatory Sandbox

RBI Excludes Cryptocurrency From Indian Regulatory SandboxIndia’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has unveiled its framework for a fintech regulatory sandbox. While blockchain and smart contracts are welcomed, the bank stated that cryptocurrency and related services “may not be accepted for testing.” Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request RBI Welcomes Blockchain Tech The […]

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Maker Community Votes to Raise Stability Fee as Dai Struggles to Hold $1 Peg

For more than two weeks the dai stablecoin has sat below its $1 peg, and has been trading for roughly $0.97 over the last seven days. This has given concern to the Maker Dao community which has decided to raise the dai stability fee to 11.5% per year. Also read: Exchangewar Lets You Compare Crypto […]

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Last Will Platform Allows Your Loved Ones to Inherit Your BCH

New Last Will Platform Allows for Autonomous BCH Inheritance ContractsOn April 10, software developer Karol Trzeszczkowski launched a platform called the Last Will, a smart contract program for the inheritance of bitcoin cash (BCH). The Last Will protocol is an Electron Cash plugin that allows users to create and manage BCH endowments. Also read: How to Easily Find Businesses That Accept Bitcoin Cash Near […]

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RSK Sidechain Is Now Secured by 45% of BTC’s Hashrate

RSK Sidechain Is Now Secured by 45% of BTC's Network HashrateOn Feb. 14, the cryptocurrency infrastructure organization led by RSK Labs announced the one-year anniversary of the RSK network and highlighted several notable achievements. Over the last 12 months, the project’s merge mining has managed to gather 45 percent of the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network hashrate, making the RSK smart contract system more secure than […]

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Cashy Web Application Boosts Script Contracts in Bitcoin Cash

Web Application 'Cashy' Boosts Script Contracts in Bitcoin CashThe creators of the Simple Ledger Protocol have released a new tool for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) programmers called Cashy. The toolbox allows developers to program script contracts and a wide variety of programmable money applications using the BCH network. Also read: Hash Wars: BCH Proponents Face a New Dawn in the Battle’s Aftermath Cashy: A Web […]

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Bitcoin.com’s Oracle Aims to Bolster BCH-Powered Smart Contracts

Bitcoin.com’s Oracle Aims to Bolster BCH-Powered Smart ContractsBitcoin.com is pleased to unveil plans to offer one of the world’s first oracles for smart contracts on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain. The autonomous feature will allow specialized prediction markets and decision-based transactions for sports scores, political results, and market exchange rates. Also read: How to Spend and Give Bitcoin Cash Over the Holidays Bitcoin.com’s […]

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Russians to Be Allowed ICO Investments up to $9,000 per Year

Russians to Be Allowed to Invest in ICOs up to $9,000 per YearRussian lawmakers have revised another bill regarding the regulation of the industry built around cryptocurrencies. In its latest version, the draft law on crowdfunding sets the maximum amount of money ordinary Russians will be permitted to invest in projects such as ICOs at less than $9,000 per year.      Also read: Lawyers to Help the […]

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New Bitcoin Cash Opcode Shows an Onchain Game of Chess is Possible

New Bitcoin Cash Opcode Shows an Onchain Game of Chess is PossibleSince the recent Bitcoin Cash (BCH) upgrade, the protocol now has some newly added features like the re-enabled opcode OP_Checkdatasig. After the implementation, a few developers have been experimenting with the opcode and have developed concepts such as “spending constraints.” Moreover, in another instance, a programmer recently used the opcode to create an onchain chess game […]

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Wendy McElroy: How the Blockchain Provides Private Justice

How the Blockchain Provides Private JusticeThe Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 5: Saving the World Through Anarchism Chapter 11, Part 6 How the Blockchain Provides Private Justice The key to…an anarcho-capitalist court system is found in the concept of a “personal judiciary”. [Acting as your own judge.]…The courts’ purpose is to enable men to settle disputes so […]

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PR: Volentix Introduces a Digital Assets Ecosystem DAE

Volentix Introduces a Digital Assets Ecosystem DAEThe Volentix digital assets ecosystem is composed of four core applications. VENUE is a dynamic community platform that recruits and aligns members of the VOLENTIX community to support distribution of the native VOLENTIX digital asset VTX. VERTO is built as a multi-currency wallet to facilitate personal custody and local management of private and public keys for use in peer-to-peer transactions, with the goal of eliminating risks of devastating losses of stake associated with traumatic failures of central operators. VESPUCCI is in development as an analytics engine accessible via a user-friendly interface with real-time and historical market data, including digital assets ratings and sentiment analyses. VDEX is envisioned as a distributed, decentralized digital assets exchange with emphasis on user experience, security, speed, authentication, ease of use, scalability, multi-asset support, and community development and governance implemented by a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) constructed on custom-built applications using EOS.IO smart contracts and related technology.

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