New Report Reviews Blockchain Applications by US Federal Government

The research organization Data Foundation and IT firm Booz Allen Hamilton have published a report with five proposed questions to guide the United States federal government on where and how to implement blockchain initiatives. Their research was published in the report “Bringing Blockchain Into Government: A Path Forward for Creating Effective Federal Blockchain Initiatives” on…

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Cashscript Is Coming, Bringing Ethereum-Like Smart Contracts to Bitcoin Cash

On May 27, the analytics and data web portal Coin Dance announced the team has added the Cashscript project to the website’s development tracker. Cashscript is a high-level language that enables basic smart contract functionality on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network. Also Read: Crypto Assets Outshine Most Traditional Investments in 2019 Meet Cashscript: A High-Level…

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BCH Developer Builds Onchain Token Auction Console — SLP Agora

On April 26, software developer Tobias Ruck revealed a new platform he’s been working on called SLP Agora, an onchain trading console written in Rust that allows users to auction SLP tokens for bitcoin cash. The application’s decision-based transactions are secured by a smart contract technique enabled by the newly implemented opcode OP_Checkdatasig. Also read:…

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Crypto Project Takes on ‘Nonethical Hackers’ With Tech to Stop 51% Attacks

A crypto platform says “pioneering technology” known as command chain protocol (C2P) is going to be instrumental in ensuring the industry is protected with strong security in the future. ILCoin says C2P was designed to prevent 51% attacks — one of the biggest risks that cryptocurrencies face today. This is when malicious actors acquire the…

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Parity Developer Quits Ethereum Projects Amid Outrage Sparked by Recent Tweet

Afri Schoeden, release manager at blockchain infrastructure firm Parity Technologies, has quit all Ethereum projects after a controversial tweet that sparked outrage on social media. Schoeden spoke to blockchain media BreakerMag on Thursday, Feb. 21. In his tweet, Schoeden reportedly criticized Serenity, also known as “Ethereum 2.0” — a final upgrade for the Ethereum network…

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