A team of coders from Imperial College London and Cornell University has come up with a brand new solution for bitcoin network scalability, which uses trusted execution environment in the components of secure hardware. The team consists of Joshua Lind, PhD Student at Imperial College London, Ittay Eyal, a...
Russian blockchain startup HashCoins is developing a service for certification of vehicle titles based on EmerCoin blockchain, which seeks to make the work of relevant state offices more efficient. The new solution may also prove useful to manufacturers of various motor vehicles, including cars, trucks, tractors, motor bikes,...
Delovaya Sreda (“Business Environment”), a subsidiary of Sberbank of Russia, has launched Cornerstone, a free service for execution of protected transactions using blockchain technology. The company’s representatives noted that Cornerstone, apart from being totally free of charge, is also capable of dealing with micro and macro transactions while keeping...
Once bitcoin and other cryptocurrency networks have emerged, decentralization and privacy of transactions started to be associated with the concept of blockchain. Over the course of the bitcoin ecosystem’s development, the trend of centralization was gradually becoming apparent. It turned out that bitcoin transactions are neither free, nor...
Back In the 1980’s, Oscar-winning film director James Cameron predicted that by the year 2017 the Earth will be in ruins swarming with homicidal robots. Fortunately, this didn’t turn out to be true, at least for now. But what is actually going on with the robots today? The fact...
One of Distributed Lab’s co-founder, Pavel Kravchenko, Ph.D. in cryptography, has stated on Steemit that the interest for blockchain technology is gradually fading, and we may expect mass extinction of blockchain startups any moment now. According to Kravchenko, big businesses aren’t ready to use blockchain, as it entails expensive...
Jae Kwon and Ethan Buchman from Tendermint are developing a new architecture to solve the scalability problem found in blockchain systems. The researchers use the practical experience of such systems as thereum, Bitcoin, and Zerocash. The project’s whitepaper reads: “The combined success of the open-source ecosystem, of decentralized file-sharing, and...
This week, Russian Post has announced it intends to use blockchain technology for shipment tracking. Speaking at the conference organized by the Foundation for Internet Initiatives Development, deputy CEO of Russian Post Rodion Shishkov said the company was actively seeking to use new technologies to meet contemporary market demands....
Earlier ForkLog wrote about Valery Litvin, a Belarusian blockchain developer from the Cyber.Fund staff, and the good socket promoting energy and Wi-Fi entry for Ether he had created. The system has been offered and efficiently examined on the current Blockchain Convention Kyiv. Basically, the socket is an Web...
Emercoin has introduced a blockchain-based out-of-box resolution dubbed EmcSSH, which is an extension for normal administration protocol for SSH networks.The press launch states that the extension is able to making community administering safer because of storage of public keys and entry management lists on a blockchain thus fully...