Agoric, which is looking to build a smart contract-focused programming language, secured $4 million in backing from Ripple's Xpring and others.
Beverage giant PepsiCo saw an almost 30 percent increase in efficiency during a programmatic advertising trial using Zilliqa’s blockchain platform.
Rating agency Moody's has warned of several risks of private, centralized blockchains in a report examining the tech's pros and cons.
Software virtualization giant VMware is integrating Digital Asset's smart contract language into its blockchain platform.
Electronics giant Bosch and power supplier Wien Energie have revealed a blockchain fridge aimed to enable better control of electricity consumption.
More than 1.2 million ethereum applications have used a little-known security tool from Amberdata to help avoid costly errors from smart contracts.
The Commerce Committee of the U.S. state of Connecticut has filed a new bill that would authorize the commercial use of blockchain smart contracts.
Japan financial group Nomura has invested in Y Combinator-backed smart contract auditing startup Quantstamp.
Facebook appears to be doubling down on its blockchain efforts with the hiring staffers from smart-contract startup Chainspace.
After an initial boom, smart contract auditing firm Hosho went from from 37 employees to seven after business slowed in 2018.