Tag: ethereum

Infura – Scalable Blockchain Infrastructure

https://infura.io/ Infura provides scalable access to blockchain technologies like Ethereum and IPFS. Infura is built by team under the umbrella  of ConsenSys which is a blockchain venture production studio. ConsenSys has global team building an ecosystem of consumer-centric products and enterprise solutions using blockchain technologies, primarily Ethereum. Setting up you Infura infrastructure is as simple as just registering

zk-SNARKs – Privacy for Blockchain

zk-SNARKs stands for Zero-Knowledge Succinct Non-Interactive Argument of Knowledge Proofs. If your in crypto space, you might have heard about “zk-SNARKs” . Details are either sketchy or explained in a very complex way. Even the white paper from Ethereum has complex explanation to be easily understandable. So it takes some time to wrap around this concept. FYI#

Plasma.io – Scaling and Securing Ethereum Network

http://plasma.io/   This blog post is little different. I am reviewing a very early white paper by Joseph Poon and Vitalik Buterin. Joseph is co-founder of Lightening Network and Vitalk is co-founder of Ethereum. The white paper was published on August 11, 2017. Link to whitepaper is here.This blog post assumes the knowledge of how Blocks in blockchain are mined

Civic – Secure Identity Platform

https://www.civic.com/ Civic is secure identity platform build on top of blockchain and Ethereum virtual machine. Serial Entrepreneur Vinny Lingham is the founder of Civic.  Vinny previously co-founded Gyft, which got acquired by First Data Corporation.  On July 23, 2017 Civic had an public ICO token sale and as successfully raised $ 33 million. The Civic

EthLend – Decentralized Lending Platform

https://ethlend.io Decentralized Lending Platform ETHLend is an application for borrowing and lending crypto-currencies.Users can borrow Ether, a Digital Token used to run the Ethereum Blockchain Network, by using other ECR20 tokens as a collateral  on the Ethereum Blockchain network.Ethlend is a web based decentralized application which runs on Ethereum Main Network.The application works through Metamask ,

Akasha.world – A Next-Generation Social Media Network

https://akasha.world/ A Next-Generation Social Media Network Akasha( [aːkaːʃə], आकाश) which means ether or sky in Hindi and Sanskrit is the name for this next generation social-network based on Ethereum and runs on Ethereum Virtual Machine. The project is being built by a solid team lead by Mihai Alisie (co-founder of Ethereum,Bitcoin Magazine creator) and is advised by the co-founder of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin and the creator of InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) Juan Benet. The project was launched around May
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