#smart contracts

Dogecoin Soars Over 140% In Three Days as Dogethereum Smart Contracts Launch Nears

Dogecoin moved to the 21st place in CoinMarketCap rankings on Saturday, September 1, following an impressive price run growth which saw this “joke coin” gaining over 140 percent over the last three days and reaching 0.00000085 BTC on several exchanges.

Exclusive: RSK Labs CEO Diego Gutiérrez Zaldívar on Bitcoin Smart Contracts Sidechain and Crypto Industry Challenges

Formerly known as Rootstock, RSK Labs is an Argentinian startup building the first open-source smart contract platform with a 2-way peg to Bitcoin that also rewards the miners through merge-mining.

Waves Platform Smart Contracts Launched on Testnet

Waves, a blockchain-based token creation platform, has launched smart contracts on the Waves Testnet.

Russia’s New Cryptocurrency Bill Gives Definition to Smart Contracts

Russia’s parliament members Anatoly Aksakov, Igor Divinski, and Oleg Nikolaev, as well as senator Nikolai Zhuravlev have presented a bill on digital financial assets that defines cryptocurrencies and tokens as property while banning their usage as means of payment.

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.

Code Is No Law, Law Is No Code

The feature was written by Alexander Boldachev, a philosopher, the member of Russia’s Futurology Association, and eGaaS analyst exclusively for ForkLog.

DayLight Team to Create a Blockchainized State

Attempts to resolve governance issues with blockchain technology are becoming more frequent these days; however, practical implementation examples are scarce in this regard. Recently launched blockchain platform DayLight is another ambitious project exploring new paths in this area, and hopefully it could arrive at something bigger.

Ambisafe CEO: Mining Industry May Sink Into Oblivion After the PoS Switch

Andrey Zamovsky, Ambisafe CEO and InChain team member, will be moderating the development section of the Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Kiev 2016, a major event to be held September 23.

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?

InChain Set to Provide Assets Insurance at Cryptocurrency Exchanges

The idea of creating an insurance platform for the cryptocurrency industry has been on the front burner for a while. There are plenty of stories telling how blockchain and bitcoin related projects fail because of hackers, insufficient security or simply human errors. All these factors impede the industry’s development, scare people away, and cause mass […]

How Bitcoin and Ethereum’s Smart Contracts Work in IT Jurisprudence

The bitcoin ecosystem is becoming the place for many financial startups. Still, finance is highly regulated field, so some legal firms try to catch the zeitgeist of 2016. ForkLog talked with the founder of law firm lexnet.io, Valentin Pivovarov to find out how jurisprudence keeps up with the times and why it’s great. What the […]

A Smart House Requires Relevant Contracts

In the year of 2015 one would hardly be surprised to hear “smart house”. Almost everyone knows that it refers to some electronic components incorporated in the infrastructure of an appartment, a house, or an office. They are to make our lives more cost effective, eco-friendly, convenient, and safe.