overviews

The DAO: What Dreams May Come

It hasn’t been a while since the recursive call and leakage of three million ETH from the DAO, but the events continue making their turns.

Blockchain Beyond Cryptocurrency: A Brief Guide to the Future Part II

Using blockchain technology apart from its original application, cryptocurrency, isn’t news any longer. Numerous projects around the globe come up with new ideas as to how distributed ledger technology may be applicable beyond just transacting values. Even though most experts agree that the novelty is at premature phase as yet, those projects that have already […]

Microsoft Hopes For Wider Adoption Of Blockchain With Project Bletchley

A few days ago, Microsoft has announced the launch of its Azure-based project Bletchley enabling those interested to use so-called blockchain fabric to create their own blockchain systems of any complexity. The release could catapult Microsoft to a different level of blockchain technology acquisition. WHAT IS BLETCHLEY Marley Gray, Microsoft’s Director for BizDev & Strategy, Cloud […]

Cryptospace News Digest, June 12 – 19

The DAO drama, panic at exchanges, bitcoin’s future and a bit of blockchain for the future — all the week’s events in ForkLog’s traditional overview.

Recursive Call: The DAO on the Brink of Death and Ethereum To Be Hardforked

Ethereum Foundation headed by Vitalik Buterin opted to save the DAO funds for investors. However, the latter will only have an option of withdrawing funds. The DAO, as it may seem, is no more.

Meanwhile in Asia: Cryptotechnologies and Economies

Cryptoeconomy becomes more and more entwined with the traditional one. Beginning as a crypto-anarchist utopia, the ecosystem keeps on evolving, and currently it starts influencing what happens in the big financial world. In this brief overview, we’ll attempt to show how it happens in Asia.

Cryptospace News Digest, June 5 – 12

Bitcoin heading to the Moon, raging bitcoin extortionists, good news from Russia and Ethereum expansion — all main events of the cryptoindustry in the week’s overview. Bitcoin Price For the first time in two years, bitcoin price has surpassed the $600 mark. Last Saturday, bitcoin’s market cap has reached $9 billion, and Sunday the exchange […]

Bitcoin Minimalism: Counterparty to Talk with Bitcoin in Ethereish

June 8, Ruben De Vries, one of developers of decentralized finance tools platform Counterparty has announced that testing the company’s new protocol for smart contracts, EVMParty, has successfully kicked off.

Blockchain Beyond Cryptocurrency: A Brief Guide to the Future Part I

Using blockchain technology apart from its original application, cryptocurrency, isn’t news any longer. Numerous projects around the globe come up with new ideas as to how distributed ledger technology may be applicable beyond just transacting values.

Bitcoin and Crime

If you follow the cryptocurrency news, you would hardly feel any surprise when you read yet another statement that bitcoin regulation is mostly reasoned by the fact that it is prone to money laundering and terrorism financing.

Blockchain, Bitcoin and IBM: Developing Cryptotechnologies in Kazakhstan

Despite the fact that Kazakhstan is among ten largest countries in the world, it was not seen on the bitcoin world map until recently. However, cryptotechnologies have fought their way to an officially recognized level. On May 25 and 26, over the course of Astana Economic Forum 2016, a workshop on blockchain technology’s prospects in […]

From the Fields of Lightning: Kyiv Bitcoin Lightning Network Meetup

As ForkLog reported earlier, last week Kyiv hosted Bitcoin Lightning Meetup featuring the Lightning Network team speaking about what their system may give to the cryptocurrency world.