The purchase gives a16z crypto a stake in the first functional decentralized stablecoin and the only system built with formally verified smart contracts on Ethereum (or any blockchain). As a MKR holder, a16z crypto will participate in governance of MakerDAO and the Dai Credit System as it becomes the first decentralized autonomous stablecoin organization.
After over a year of development, and numerous rounds of internal and external security audits, we are confident that this new system of Ethereum smart contracts is one of the most highly vetted systems on the Ethereum blockchain.
PKO Bank Polski, a Poland-based bank, launched a new blockchain system on Wednesday. The system is one of the biggest client-facing applications of blockchain technology in Europe.
Through the blockchain system, PKO Bank can build up a distributed ledger of client transactions and agreements. This will allow clients of the bank to access and authenticate all of their banking documents.
Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the raw architecture of Turbo Geth has been completed – and is currently available to early adopters for testing. Alexey Akhunov, the independent software developer that built the software, told CoinDesk that unlike many other scaling solutions, Turbo Geth looks at tackling ethereum's so-called state, instead of transaction congestion and costs.
Cloudflare’s IPFS Gateway is an easy way to access content from the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) that doesn’t require installing and running any special software on your computer
Expo the first completely trustless way to margin trade. It is built on the dYdX Protocol, and will be the easiest way to buy and sell dYdX Margin Tokens. Expo will initially support Short Ethereum ‘sETH’, an ERC-20 token pegged to a short ETH position, and will add support for additional short and leveraged assets in the future.
Expo will be live on mainnet on October 2, 2018.