“No sugar coating this, it’s been a challenging few months,” said Truffle in a social media post on Sept. 22.
Smart Contracts News
What is a smart contract? Essentially, a smart contract is a decentralized method of confirmation or agreement. Parties can create a smart contract on a blockchain that requires a certain number of digital signatures before an action is carried out or funds are paid, thus removing third-party involvement. Entities can set up smart contracts to fit specific parameters and requirements. Nick Szabo is the father of smart contracts, originating the concept in the 1990s.
When it comes to a smart contract, Ethereum is often one of the main blockchains mentioned. Smart contract examples and use cases range from monetary transactions to supply chains, voting and much more. Different smart contract programming languages can apply, depending on the use case at hand.
The duo’s paper says self-contracts can help a user quit smoking or lose weight, but incentives such as putting a bomb in one’s own skull would surely test the limits of the law.2705
Banana Gun’s newly launched token plummeted more than 99% within three hours of its launch after a bug was discovered in its contract.4806
Seamless Protocol, a fork of Aave v3 deployed on Base, enables smart contracts with predetermined borrowing strategies to conduct undercollateralized borrowing on-chain.3083
On the latest episode of “Macro Markets,” Marcel Pechman explains the potential implications for crypto of the Federal Reserve losing $100 billion.11719
The crypto entrepreneur believes it would scare off bad actors and strengthen the state of the Ethereum network.3548
XGo and TapiocaDAO discussed the revolutionary potential of omnichain solutions and their impact on Web3 mass adoption.23599
Decentralized social network Friend.tech may have risen quickly, but execs argue decentralized social media apps still have an onboarding and retention issue to fix.8786
Coin Center research director Peter Van Valkenburgh argued that crypto mixer Tornado Cash is an anonymizing software provider, not a money transmitter.2962
EU lawmakers have reached a political consensus on the Data Act that has a “kill switch” for smart contracts, causing an uproar in the crypto community.2704
Stellar joined the industry group developing Wasm, an alternative computation engine for running smart contracts.5964
Explore five critical smart contract vulnerabilities that pose risks to blockchain systems. Learn how to spot and neutralize these threats for secure and resilient DApps.1369
Participants in the round include Blockchain.com, Sky9 Capital, Jane Street Capital, VistaLabs, Human Capital, Vy Capital, CMT Digital and other investors.13316
Binance’s BNB Chain is set for two upgrades aimed at improving the finality of the network and compatibility with other EVM blockchains.4263
Proponents say PayPal’s PYUSD could see Ethereum become the money layer of the internet, while opponents argue that it’ll act like a poorly designed central bank digital currency.6572