Browsing the "Smart Contracts" Tag

Tiny $217 Options Trade on Bitcoin Blockchain Could Be Wall Street’s Death Knell

| Brad Keoun

Skew., a startup led by an ex-JPMorgan trader, is trying to prove that bitcoin’s blockchain works better than Wall Street.

IKEA in ‘World First’ Transaction Using Smart Contracts and Licensed E-Money

| Daniel Palmer

IKEA Iceland has taken part in a commercial transaction using ethereum smart contracts and EU-licensed blockchain e-cash to settle an order.

WATCH: How Blockchain Oracles Could Take Chainlink to New Highs

| Christine Kim

Chainlink CEO Sergey Nazarov says there's one big thing holding back corporate adoption of blockchain technology.

Coinbase-Backed ConsenSys Alum Aims to Build GitHub for Web3

| Leigh Cuen

Harrison Hines, a former ConsenSys token guru, is building a developer hub for the decentralized web via his startup Terminal.

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.