Tag: smart contracts

Sep 28 2022

Smart Contracts Will Die. And That’s Okay, Because Something Better Is Here

Radix Engines’ resources eliminate the need for specialized code for each and every transaction. As a result, Radix has completely redesigned the DeFi development paradigm with an entirely new application environment that keeps coding to an absolute minimum.

Sep 21 2022

Blockchain and Digital Marketing in 2022

With recent advancements in blockchain technology, its use has expanded to include digital marketing, which offers greater trust and value metrics. The role of marketing in society has been significant, and the use of blockchain in digital marketing intends to open up new development potential in this field. In the era of the internet and […] The post...

Blockchain implementation in education: Pros and Cons

There is no doubt that the education system is far from where it needs to be, but it is important to keep in mind that the implementation of blockchain in education can result in the advancement of the sector. There are many areas in the education sector that would be improved by utilizing blockchain technology. […] The post Blockchain...

Sep 20 2022

Is Bitcoin Doomed to Fail? Eric Wall and Justin Bons Face Off – Ep. 398

In a heated debate, Eric Wall, crypto blogger and investor, and Justin Bons, founder and chief investment officer of Cyber Capital, discuss Bitcoin’s security model, whether there are fundamental flaws in its design, and which is the best consensus mechanism. Show highlights: why Justin stopped believing in Bitcoin and why he calls it “technically one of the worst cryptocurrencies” how Eric’s views on...

Sep 12 2022

Simple tips to become a skilled blockchain developer

Having the passion to be a skilled blockchain developer is not enough, you would also need a combination of hard skills and soft skills. Blockchain has opened up a new field of career for tech enthusiasts and has in turn created numerous job opportunities including blockchain developer. What is blockchain? The blockchain is a digital […] The post...

Aug 13 2022

Crypto Reacts: Arrest Of The Alleged Tornado Cash Developer, A Watershed Moment

What’s the story around Tornado Cash? The U.S. Department of the Treasury made its case in a press release, but the question still lingers. Because, as many people have pointed out, Tornado Cash is not an institution. It's a smart contract in the Ethereum blockchain and, according to US law, code is supposed to be speech. Are they challenging that? To make things...

Jul 09 2022

[Updated] Can Cardano’s smart contracts soon compete with Ethereum?

Cardano is a particularly interesting cryptocurrency that finally implemented smart contracts in its blockchain last year. This caused the price of Cardano’s ADA token to increase massively. Many saw and still see Cardano as the “Ethereum killer”. But can Cardano's smart contracts lead to Ethereum being replaced in the future? In this article, we discuss whether the...

Jun 10 2022

Smart Contract Audit Services – Things to Know Before Choosing

A smart contract presents a computerized protocol or a code developed with the goal to execute the terms of some specific agreement. Smart contracts run on different blockchains. The technology still has some challenges to resolve with the correctness of the code being the most important. The code should be audited by experts to make sure that it works flawlessly.

Jun 09 2022

What are Lockdrops? Are Lockdrops Worth it?

Many people are familiar with the term Airdrop in the cryptocurrency world. But have you ever heard about lockdrops?. This article is all about what are lockdrops and what's the difference between lockdrops and airdrops. Let's take a look at it in more detail. What Are Lockdrops? A lockdrop is a form of allocating tokens to a big network. This is similar to...

May 31 2022

Can Cardano’s smart contracts soon compete with Ethereum?

Cardano is a particularly interesting cryptocurrency that finally implemented smart contracts in its blockchain last year. This caused the price of Cardano’s ADA token to increase massively. Many saw and still see Cardano as the “Ethereum killer”. But can Cardano's smart contracts lead to Ethereum being replaced in the future? In this article, we discuss whether the smart contracts at Cardano can lead...

May 25 2022

Five Ways to Spot Bugs in Smart Contracts

May 25 2022 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  bug bounty program defi smart contracts

According to DeFillama, the TVL in DeFi is currently around $124.5 billion. However, in early 2022, that figure reached $240 billion. One way or another, we're talking a lot of money. There is, however, one thing that can throw a spanner in this DeFi machinery. These are bugs in the smart contracts. With so much money at stake, you expect...

Apr 28 2022

Cardano Ledger App Receives Smart Contract Functionality

Famous crypto hardware wallet provider 'Ledger' has announced that version 4.0.0 of the Cardano (ADA) app will now be available and accessible on Ledger live. This development introduces the smart contract functionality of the ADA ecosystem, which is one of its new features. What this means for users is that they shall be able to use and interact with smart contracts straight away...

Apr 23 2022

Just-In: Faulty Code Wipes Out $34 Mln From Aku Dreams NFT Project

Apr 23 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  news nft nft news smart contracts

NFT project Aku Dreams saw about $34 million worth of Ethereum (ETH) locked permanently after a recent exploit triggered a fatal bug in the smart contract. The project was first attacked by an exploiter that blocked refunds to users who had bid for certain NFTs in the project. But the attack intended to expose a...

Apr 20 2022

Bitcoin Is A Movement For Financial Freedom. Cryptocurrency Is Not

Apr 20 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  cryptocurrecny culture dapp defi freedom

Bitcoin as a peer-to-peer financial system and its ideology of financial freedom make a stronger case than the claims of other cryptocurrencies.Cryptocurrency’s rise to mainstream pop-culture phenomenon has certainly transformed the overall blockchain ecosystem for the better; more people than ever before are actively participating and aware of the technology, institutions once rejecting cryptocurrency are...

Apr 01 2022

Vitalik Buterin’s Best Work Yet: “In Defense Of Bitcoin Maximalism”

Did Buterin come to his senses? Did Ethereum developer Péter Szilágyi’s thread convince him that something was rotten at the core of his protocol? Or is this some kind of sick joke? The title of the latest post on Vitalik Buterin’s blog is “...

Mar 22 2022

Just-In: Grayscale Launches Smart Contracts Fund For Non-Ethereum Projects

Grayscale Investments said on Tuesday it had launched a fund that tracked smart contract blockchain platforms apart from Ethereum. The fund will largely focus on popular and upcoming projects in the smart contracts space, with nearly half of its weighting made up by Cardano and Solana. The new fund, called Grayscale Smart Contract Platform Ex-Ethereum...

Mar 17 2022

What Connects Decentraland And Muun Wallet? The Casa Voltaire Mystery

Between 2014 and 2016, Casa Voltaire in Buenos Aires hosted the teams that built three important organizations for cryptocurrencies and web3. The Decentraland metaverse, smart contract auditing firm OpenZeppelin, and the Muun Wallet all started there. In the article “...

Mar 02 2022

NFTs Rentals May Be the Future of Online Trading

We are witnessing the birth of a digital era. Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) are being developed and tested in preparation for mass adoption by global institutions.

Feb 23 2022

AVAX Could Retest $100 Ahead of the Avalanche Summit in Spain

The Avalanche Summit is scheduled for March 22nd to 27th This is the project's inaugural summit and will be held in Barcelona, Spain Speakers include several founders and CEOs of crypto projects AVAX could rally to $100 ahead of the summit as the event inches closer However, a death cross is on the horizon for […]

Feb 16 2022

Is Polygon safu? Critics: Multisig isn’t secure enough, $5B in jeopardy

Feb 16 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis matic multisig polygon security

Polygon is perhaps the most popular alternative to transacting directly on the Ethereum baselayer (L1), giving users the opportunity to do fast transactions with low fees. Polygon (MATIC) is best known as a so-called side-chain to Ethereum, i.e. an Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) compatible blockchain...

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