Tag: Contract

Smart Contract Blockchains Are Struggling to Scale

Smart Contract Blockchains Are Struggling to Scale Second generation blockchains were presented as being faster, cheaper, and more scalable than Bitcoin. Third generation chains (basically anything that came after Ethereum) promised even greater optimizations. In the event, these networks have run into the same difficulties as Bitcoin, with competition for […]

Bitcoin Smart Contract Platform RSK Acquires Latin America’s Fourth Largest Social Network

Bitcoin Smart Contract Platform RSK Acquires Latin America’s Fourth Largest Social Network IOV Labs, the parent company of Bitcoin smart contract platform RSK, has announced the acquisition of Taringa. As a result, the Hispanic social media network’s 30 million users and 1,000+ active communities will be exposed to dapps, tokenization […]

What’s Being Built – and What’s Not – on 2019’s Smart Contract Blockchains

What’s Being Built – and What’s Not – on 2019’s Smart Contract Blockchains Has anyone checked in with EOS lately, to see how it’s doing? How about Tezos – any signs of life there? In mid 2017, two of the largest token sales in history birthed two smart contracting platforms […]

Xena Launches Leveraged Contract for Yet to Be Released Telegram Token

Xena Launches Leveraged Contract for Yet to Be Released Telegram Token The Telegram token (gram) has started trading as a perpetual contract on London-based Xena Exchange. On Mar. 12, the crypto exchange launched a derivative contract for gram, with up to 100x leverage. The Xena-listed perpetual contracts are publicly tradable […]

Bitcoin’s Social Contract Must Be Resilient to the Whims of Future Generations

Bitcoin’s Social Contract Must Be Resilient to the Whims of Future Generations Over the last few years, infighting and different visions has led to significant divides within the Bitcoin community, weakening the network effects no matter which chain you support. With all the arguments about scaling, privacy, consensus changes and […]