Browsing the "Smart Contracts" Tag

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.

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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.

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How Ethereum Applications Earn A+ Security Ratings

| Christine Kim

More than 1.2 million ethereum applications have used a little-known security tool from Amberdata to help avoid costly errors from smart contracts.

Connecticut Lawmakers Seek to Legalize Blockchain Smart Contracts

| Yogita Khatri

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.

Japanese Finance Giant Nomura Invests in Smart Contract Auditing Startup

| Yogita Khatri

Japan financial group Nomura has invested in Y Combinator-backed smart contract auditing startup Quantstamp.

Facebook Beefs Up Its Blockchain Efforts With Startup Hires

| Zack Seward

Facebook appears to be doubling down on its blockchain efforts with the hiring staffers from smart-contract startup Chainspace.

Smart Contract Auditor Lets Go 80% of Staff in Crypto Winter Cutbacks

| Brady Dale

After an initial boom, smart contract auditing firm Hosho went from from 37 employees to seven after business slowed in 2018.