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What Is Kirik Cryptocurrency?

The world of smart contracts has been evolving quite rapidly. With this technology generating so much attention, it’s becoming apparent that there is plenty of room for improvement. Kirik claims to be the “ideal smart contracts platform”. Only time will tell if it can live up to that promise. Kirik in a Nutshell It has […]

Top 10 Ethereum DApps Worth Keeping an Eye On

The Ethereum ecosystem has seen a massive influx of new decentralized and distributed applications. As such, the DApp ecosystem has grown significantly. Although it is difficult to put together a top 10 list which most people will agree with, below are 10 live and accessible DApps which caught our attention. 10.  Decentralized Ether Mixer While there […]

Mike Hearn’s Crowdfunding Project Has Been Resurrected — Meet Lighthouse.cash

Back in January 2015, Bitcoin developer Mike Hearn launched a BTC-powered crowdfunding application called Lighthouse, and cryptocurrency enthusiasts were very excited about beta version release. Following the launch, Mike Hearn had left the Bitcoin community because he predicted BTC was headed for serious scaling issues, and he was upset with the Core development team’s willingness […]

‘World’s First’ Crypto Art Auction to Sell Andy Warhol Painting via Blockchain

Blockchain platform Maecenas announced Wednesday its plans to hold the “world’s first cryptocurrency art auction“, featuring a piece by famed artist Andy Warhol, as reported by Cointelegraph. Crypto-friendly art auction The auction will be held at UK fine art gallery Dadiani Syndicate on 20 June, with a 49% ownership stake of Andy Warhol’s 14 Small Electric Chairs up […]

Ripple Exec Launches Smart Contract Platform to Rival Ethereum

Ripple’s CTO has launched a new company called Coil that includes an easy access smart contract product to rival Ethereum. Smart Contracts Made More Accessible Smart contracts are one of the much talked about little-used promises of the revolutionary technology brought by the blockchain. The problem with them in their current form is that they aren’t very… […]

Loopring Set to Launch iOS App for Decentralized In-Wallet Trading

Loopring will release an iOS version of their Loopr wallet on July 7, enabling users to trade using the Loopring Protocol. iPhone users will be able to make decentralized trades of ERC20 tokens within the Ethereum-based app. Move to Decentralized Exchanges Centralized exchanges have been the target for DDoS attacks and cyber thefts in recent… […]

Thousands of Payment Channels Now Open as Bitcoin Lightning Network Grows Rapidly

The Bitcoin lightning network has seen rapid growth since its first transaction in December 2017. There were just 89 lightning payment channels on 19 January 2018, but now there are over 6,600. The lightning network is a scalability solution for Bitcoin that can massively reduce transaction fees while drastically increasing transactions per second. The lightning […]