Category: Smart Contracts

Ethereum Community Split Parity

Ethereum Community Split on Response to Parity Exploit

Two days ago, the biggest exploit on an Ethereum smart contract took place. An amatuer developer managed to take control of some Parity multisig wallets and proceeded to accidentally kill referencing libraries. This had the effect of freezing over $150m...

/ November 9, 2017
Increasing Demand ENS

Adoption Increasing of Ethereum Name Service

The Ethereum Name Service (ENS) was first released on the Ethereum mainnet on 4th of May 2017. This allowed for an automated auction process where anyone could register a .eth domain TLD using the auction process. This allowed anyone to...

/ November 6, 2017
Decentralised Applications on Ethereum

How DApps can Overcome the Risks of Centralisation

We are all in love with the Apps on our phones. There is an App for everything from matchmaking to money. It is indeed no surprise that the saying “I’m sure there is an App for that” has become a...

/ November 5, 2017
Smart Contracts Fund Bounties Hydra

Using Smart Contracts to Fund Bug Bounties with Hydra

Ethereum Smart Contracts have been touted as one of the most interesting blockchain developments in the past few years. The Ethereum protocol allows developers to code smart contracts which run on the blockchain. However, irrespective of how many smart and...

/ November 3, 2017
What are Blockchain Oracles?

What are Blockchain Oracles?

If you have been following the technology behind smart contracts and the blockchain recently, you may have come across a term “Blockchain Oracle”. These are indeed relatively new concepts that are most applicable to smart contract technology. Blockchain technology is...

/ October 19, 2017
Decentralised Trading Exchanges

Smart Contracts and Decentralized Trading Exchanges

In recent years, topics related to the blockchain have been reported on virtually non-stop, and with good reason. There are hundreds of new companies now working to develop both products and services which are centered on the decentralized technologies. With...

/ October 18, 2017
Smart Contracts Prediction

How Smart Contracts can be Used in Prediction Markets

Today, the Ethereum blockchain has effectively made smart contracts a reality. There are currently thousands of calls being made each day to these contracts, with capabilities that include everything from insurance estimations and token issuance to time locked exchanges, basic...

/ October 10, 2017