Category: Blockchain

Kyber.network – Enabling Decentralized Token Swaps Everywhere

https://kyber.network/ Video Link Kyber Developer Portal. Kyber Network is a Singapore based company building the next generation of decentralized exchange for Ethereum tokens. The team comprises of Loi Luu (CEO) and other researchers and developers. Currently there are 1218 types of tokens being tracked in the crypto market. And the only way to swap between tokens

Dai – Stablecoin System by MakerDAO

https://makerdao.com/ Link to white paper. Github link. Crypto Ticker (DAI): https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/dai/ (MKR) Maker (Administrative)Token: https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/maker/ MakerDAO is a Santas Cruz, California based company co-founded by Rune Christensen and team. Mainstream investors like Andreessen Horowitz has invested $15 million in MakerDAO. DAI is a ERC-20 token built on top of Ethereum and is pegged to USD. MKR is another

Oraclize – Data carrier for decentralized apps

http://www.oraclize.it/ Oraclize is a London based startup focused on providing blockchain oracle services. Oracalize currently serves thousands of requests every day on Ethereum, Bitcoin and Rootstock. Why do we need Oracles in smart contracts? Smart Contracts are unable to connect with external data, or any other off-chain resources on their own. Smart contracts are self

BitGo – multi-signature technology for regulated economy

https://www.bitgo.com   Whitepaper listed here. BitGo provides multi-sig wallet for enterprises and consumer. Currently BitGo’s platform processes over $10 billion in transactions per month. BitGo does not store the asset or currency, instead it provides tools for enterprises to avoid keys management , policies to avoid single point of failure and assets are moved in

NEO – An Open Network For Smart Economy

https://neo.org/ White Paper English.   NEO is a Shanghai based Blockchain startup founded by Da Hongfei. The founder has initial seed investment of USD 90K for which he gave up 10% of the tokens to the seed investors.Previously it was called Antshares.It is called Chinese ethereum. NeoVM is similar to Java VM. NEO is inspired by

EOS – Infrastructure for Decentralized Application

https://eos.io/ White Paper. EOS is trying to compete with Ethereum as a platform for Blockchain applications by focusing on scalability and speed for decentralized applications. It is based on Delegated Proof of Stake (DPOS) Consensus algorithm invented by Daniel Larimer (Co-founder of EOS). Video link to different consensus mechanisms by Andreas M. Antonopoulos here. EOS has
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