Tag: Smart Contract

Lightning Network Decentralised Betting

Using The Bitcoin Lightning Network for Decentralised Betting

At the Scaling Bitcoin conference at Stanford university last week, one of the most interesting talks was by Tadge Dryja from the MIT Digital Currency Initiative. His talk was on a concept called discreet log contracts which is a kind...

/ November 11, 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
Hyperledger Project Explained

An Overview of the Hyperledger Project

We’re entering the era of blockchain technology. Over the coming years this distributed ledger technology is going to revolutionise the internet and the wider world. Having initially come to prominence as the operating platform for Bitcoin, it is now emerging...

/ October 20, 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
AI Blockchain ICO

Why this AI Blockchain ICO is Getting so Much Attention

The concept of an Initial Coin Offering has come about as a result of the increased popularity of cryptocurrency. Today, an artificial intelligence startup is making use of the ICO funding tactic as a path to gathering the funds needed...

/ October 13, 2017
Legal Smart Contracts

How Smart Contracts Can Revolutionise the Legal Industry

Anyone who has ever had to grapple with the legal system (which let’s face it, is most of us at some point or other) will probably have found that it doesn’t tend to move all that quickly. There’s a good...

/ October 3, 2017
Ethereum Smart Contracts

What are Ethereum Smart Contracts

One of the fundamental technologies that underpins the Ethereum network is the development of “Smart Contracts”. Whereas Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were developed for the sole purpose of being a Peer-to-Peer digital currency, Ethereum was developed as a concept for...

/ October 1, 2017
What is Ethereum

What is Ethereum?

Ethereum is currently the second most valuable crypto currency by market capitalisation. It has become the staple crypto currency for investors to hold in their portfolio. It has been said by a number of people that Ethereum can greatly change...

/ September 3, 2017