Browsing the "Smart Contracts" Tag

Pieter Wuille, blockstream

Pieter Wuille Unveils ‘Miniscript,’ A New Smart Contract Language for Bitcoin

| Alyssa Hertig

Smart contracts could soon get a boost in bitcoin as prominent programmer Pieter Wuille has unveiled a new coding language designed specifically for…

Cosmos Will Have 3 Coding Languages – Here’s Why That Matters

| Christine Kim

Ethereum rival Cosmos will offer users the choice of coding in at least three different programming languages for smart-contract development.

BitFlyer, Sumitomo Aim to Wrap up the Property Rentals Business With a Blockchain App

| Daniel Palmer

BitFlyer Blockchain and Japanese business giant Sumitomo Corporation will develop a blockchain app allowing users to sign rental contracts and more.

Zilliqa Passes ‘Milestone’ With Addition of Smart Contracts to Its Blockchain

| Daniel Palmer

"Next-generation" cryptocurrency Zilliqa has announced the launch of smart contracts on its platform.

Kadena Releases Updated Smart Contract Language for ‘Hybrid Blockchains’

| Christine Kim

The enterprise blockchain startup has updated its Pact programming language to allow smart contract execution between private and public networks.

Ripple’s Xpring, Outlier Ventures Back $4 Million Raise for Agoric

| Nikhilesh De

Agoric, which is looking to build a smart contract-focused programming language, secured $4 million in backing from Ripple's Xpring and others.

PepsiCo Blockchain Trial Brings 28% Boost in Supply Chain Efficiency

| Yogita Khatri

Beverage giant PepsiCo saw an almost 30 percent increase in efficiency during a programmatic advertising trial using Zilliqa’s blockchain platform.

Bond Rating Agency Moody’s Warns on Risks of Private Blockchains

| Anna Baydakova

Rating agency Moody's has warned of several risks of private, centralized blockchains in a report examining the tech's pros and cons.

Digital Asset Scores Partnership With Cloud Computing Giant VMware

| Marc Hochstein

Software virtualization giant VMware is integrating Digital Asset's smart contract language into its blockchain platform.

Refrigerator, storage

Bosch and Wien Energie Demo Blockchain-Powered Refrigerator

| Daniel Palmer

Electronics giant Bosch and power supplier Wien Energie have revealed a blockchain fridge aimed to enable better control of electricity consumption.