Technologies

The Oracle machine: Aeternity’s perspective on the future of smart contracts, privacy and scalability

April 6, Aeternity public pre-sale has ended demonstrating huge support from the community for this new project with over $5 million collected in ETH and BTC.

Revolt of the Drones: From Radio Control to Ethereum Smart Contracts

Back In the 1980’s, Oscar-winning film director James Cameron predicted that by the year 2017 the Earth will be in ruins swarming with homicidal robots. Fortunately, this didn’t turn out to be true, at least for now. But what is actually going on with the robots today?

Distributed Lab Co-founder: Blockchain Trend Is Going Down

One of Distributed Lab’s co-founder, Pavel Kravchenko, Ph.D. in cryptography, has stated on Steemit that the interest for blockchain technology is gradually fading, and we may expect mass extinction of blockchain startups any moment now.

Tendermint Suggested an Alternative Approach for Blockchain Systems Scaling

Jae Kwon and Ethan Buchman from Tendermint are developing a new architecture to solve the scalability problem found in blockchain systems. The researchers use the practical experience of such systems as thereum, Bitcoin, and Zerocash. The project’s whitepaper reads: “The combined success of the open-source ecosystem, of decentralized file-sharing, and of public cryptocurrencies, has inspired […]

Russian Watches Manufacturer and National Post Service to Use Blockchain Technology

This week, Russian Post has announced it intends to use blockchain technology for shipment tracking.

How to Make a Socket Selling Power and Internet Access for Ether

Earlier ForkLog wrote about Valery Litvin, a Belarusian blockchain developer from the Cyber.Fund team, and the smart socket selling power and Wi-Fi access for Ether he had created. The device has been presented and successfully tested at the recent Blockchain Conference Kyiv.

Emercoin Releases a Blockchain Solution for Network Administration

Emercoin has announced a blockchain-based out-of-box solution dubbed EmcSSH, which is an extension for standard administration protocol for SSH networks.

Emercoin Provided Details as to Their Blockchain Engine Platform

A few days ago, Emer Group has announced its own platform for app development dubbed Blockchain Engine. Its main distinction from other existing platforms is said to be in the fact that it provides readily operational services for e-businesses and network security. This could give Blockchain Engine an edge over some other projects, whose developers […]

Blockchain at KYC’s Service: BlockNotary Develops Video Interview Construction Kit

BlockNotary developers have announced forthcoming release of Blocknotary Dashboard, a blockchain-based construction kit for personal identification tools. According to the developers team, blockchain is rather young technology, and it’s far from being fulfilled completely, so the decided to create a SaaS (software as a service) solution for Blocknotary users. “Over the course of working on […]

Blockchain Platform Waves to Create Kickstarter’s Killer

Creators of decentralized blockchain platform Waves intend to make blockchain-based crowdfunding a mass phenomenon. According to the project’s team, existing blockchain-based crowdfunding solutions still have inappropriately high entry threshold, as they require knowledge of cryptocurrencies, comprehension of their functioning, and lots of others specific aspects of the industry.

Decentralized Market OpenBazaar Launched on Testnet

Administration of decentralized market OpenBazaar has announced it launched the platform on a testnet. The announcement on the project’s official blog reads: “OpenBazaar is now fully functional on the testnet. We welcome rigorous testing from the community to ensure everything is functioning properly. […] After we’re confident of the stability and functionality of the product, […]

The World’s First State Auction on the Blockchain Being Tested in Ukraine

This Monday, February 22, the Ukrainian platform for state e-auctions on a blockchain has been released for public testing. The source code is available on GitLab, and the platform integration manual has been detailed in the public note in Ukrainian and in English. “The aim of the project is to build up a transparent, decentralised […]