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Bitcoiners Are Building a Sidechain Version of Ethereum's MakerDAO
The bitcoin community may soon have its own version of ethereum’s flagship decentralized finance (DeFi) platform.
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RIF Launches 'Layer 3' Network to Scale Bitcoin-Based Smart Contracts, Tokens
RIF Labs, which built the RSK sidechain for tokens and smart contracts on top of bitcoin, has launched a "third layer" to help scale this technology.
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Bitcoin Startup RSK to Launch Smart Contracts Sidechain in 2017
RSK's effort to bring ethereum-like smart contracts to the bitcoin blockchain could go live in 2017, its lead developer has told CoinDesk.
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How Two New Sidechains Proposals Could Change Bitcoin's DNA
Work on bitcoin sidechains – long thought to be one of the best ways to improve the functionality of the network – is advancing. Here's how.
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Blockchain Veterans Unveil Secure Smart Contracts Framework
Two notable blockchain developers are releasing an open-source smart contract security tool.
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Bitcoin Smart Contract ‘Federation’ to Launch With 25 Startups
Twenty-five bitcoin companies plan to launch smart contract federation to support new applications for the bitcoin blockchain.
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Ethereum for the Overwhelmed Layman
Confused about Ethereum? Cryptocurrency investment fund manager Jacob Eliosoff gives his ELI5 overview of the emerging tech.
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Rootstock Raises $1 Million to Bring Smart Contracts to Bitcoin
RSK Labs has raised $1m in funding to support the development of a smart contracts platform that would be built on the bitcoin blockchain.
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