Builders on Wall Street: Bitcoin Devs Host Lightning Hack Day

It was described as “not a normal conference.” Sure, speakers took to the podium to present their futuristic ideas – a staple at the cryptocurrency space’s many, many conferences. But the Lightning Hackday, which took place in the heart of Wall Street on October 27th and 28th, was all-in-all more of a community-led endeavor with…

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POA Network, MakerDAO Team Up On Dai Sidechain

The new network, xDai Chain, features Dai as its native cryptocurrency. In collaboration with MakerDAO, the POA Network has launched an Ethereum-based proof-of-authority sidechain with Dai as the native currency. xDai Chain is, according to the POA team, “the first ever blockchain where the native currency of the chain is USD-stable.” The crew said that…

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Can Daily ETC be Daily Divs 2.0!?

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Top 5 Ethereum Marketplace dApps of 2018

#5 Totle The Totle marketplace dApp aggregates liquidity of top decentralized exchanges. As such, it can effectively rival decentralized trading solutions, albeit it is more of an aggregator improving overall liquidity rather than a direct competitor. Over the past 24 hours, the Totle platform had 23 active users for a combined volume of 1.71 ETH….

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Ethereum Classic (ETC) Is Bitcoin With IOT And Dapps

Chart for ETC/USD (1W) Ethereum Classic (ETC) is currently the only Turing Complete blockchain that will run on Proof of Work (PoW) forever. It has a limited supply of coins, just like Bitcoin (BTC). Moreover, just like Bitcoin (BTC) it does not have a known founder or an inside team that influence every decision. Its…

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Vitalik Buterin Weighs In On SNARKs For Layer 2

Most layer 2 scaling solutions come with some less-than-ideal assumptions. SNARKs can help, but they come with some other issues. Vitalik Buterin thinks he has a way around them. Last week, Ethereum core developer Afri Schoedon said that Ethereum was at max capacity and that Dapp developers should build on other chains. Vitalik Buterin disagreed,…

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Proof of Greed

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Top 4 Vechain Dapps With the Most Potential

DApps are the future of cryptocurrency, and VeChain is no stranger to its share of applications on its blockchain. The following projects, ranked in terms of potential, are our top 4 choices for dApps on the VeChain platform. #4 VeVot Blockchain technology and voting seem to be two peas of the same pod. With added…

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Top 6 EOS DApps of August 2018

The entire blockchain industry is abuzz with distributed applications. Various networks are competing for traction when it comes to dApps, with EOS slowly making a name for itself as of right now. The following dApps are sorted by their current popularity, although these rankings are bound to shift sooner or later. #6 DeltaDex It is not…

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Loom Network Expands With 3 Sidechains

The blockchain network now has PlasmaChain, GameChain, and SocialChain in production. Known for its “truly scalable” blockchain trading card game Zombie Battleground, the Loom Network has been making headway in the Ethereum scaling space. Loom’s software development kit apparently enables developers to build scalable blockchain games and social networks. Most recently, though, the team announced…

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Ethereum Proof-of-Authority Algorithm Launched By Microsoft

Software giant Microsoft has launched a new Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) product that wiil allow a “more efficient” way of building ethereum-based decentralized applications (DApps) for private or consortium networks. The Ethereum Proof-of-Authority, which is already availabe on Microsoft’s Azure marketplace, allows enterprises to build applications on an ethereum blockchain that is not secured…

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ETHBerlin to Only Use Dapps For Their 1,000 Attendees Hackathon Event

Some 750 hackers are expected to descend on Berlin this September 7th to 9th with 1,000 people attending in total. Much fun will be had as they break new frontiers with, this time, the organizers themselves doing their part. “If we have a working dApp, then why do we keep using the old centralized closed…

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These Digital Monsters Live on Ethereum, But They'll Fight on Zilliqa

Before my one and only “mon” reached level 4, I was out of ether. Such was the end result of my first experience with Etheremon, a game inspired by Pokemon and built on the world’s second-largest blockchain, ethereum. I had around $15 worth of ether to spare, so I decided to try it out, eventually arming…

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PR: Former Head of Strategy & Operations Consulting at KPMG Joins XinFin Platform

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Singapore, May 27- S. V. Sukumar, the former Partner and…

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Can Blockchain Unite Apps and dApps?

Apps are astoundingly popular. The Google Play store alone features around 2.8 million apps, and in 2017 there were an estimated 178.1 billion app downloads worldwide. These are impressive stats for such a young market. But they aren’t really surprising – we’ve all been witnesses to the explosive growth in the app market over the…

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HTC to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency-Focused Smartphone, Exodus

With HTC entering the race, a second cryptocurrency supporting smartphone created by a major electronics manufacturer is now on its way to the market. Could this be the start of a trend by all device makers to embed features such as hardware wallets into phones to help increase sales among more tech savvy consumers?  …

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NEO Price Watch: How Low Can It Go?

NEO has been trending lower since breaking below a rising trend line and complex double top. Price has completed its retest of these areas of interest and is setting its sights on the next support zones. The Fibonacci extension tool shows where NEO might head next, with the 38.2% level lining up with the swing…

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Blockstack and Shapeshift Offer a $50K Bounty for a Universal Wallet

Last fall, the company Blockstack launched a Signature Bounties campaign in order to offer rewards for individuals and teams to build decentralized platforms. So far the campaign has helped produce popular apps like the messaging app ‘Stealthy,’ and ‘Graphite’ documents platform. Now Blockstack has announced it is partnering with the peer-to-peer exchange Shapeshift to offer…

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DAOstack – Collaborating Decentralized Autonomous Organizations [DAO]s

The vision for the second internet revolution, Blockchain, is rising across the world rapidly with this technology already bringing massive evolution to the media and information industry. The ultimate aim of Blockchain technology is to build various Decentralized Autonomous Organizations [DAO]s which eliminates the issues of fault and trust. These DAOs are responsible for producing more…

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A First Look at Peepeth: Ethereum Based Microblogging Service

Many have compared the evolution of blockchain technology to that of the emergence of the internet age. Right from its conception, both innovations have been seen as a disruptive technology capable of causing radical shifts in many different business processes. So, just as social media revolutionized content sharing and introduced digital advertising to the world,…

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