In this article, Xiaohui Liu further explained how to access blockchain data from Bitcoin smart contracts and how it could be extended to include a chain of blocks.
In this article, Xiaohui Liu shows how to access blockchain data in Bitcoin smart contracts with minimal trust and provides an example of how to use that data to generate pseudo-random numbers.
In his latest video, Joshua Henslee explains how SPV allows merchants to accept Bitcoin payments without running a full node, allowing users to make payments without an Internet connection.
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has identified 44 key areas it wants to impact through blockchain, with e-governance as the main area of focus.
When the Bitcoin software was announced in 2009, it was important that nodes joining the network could build a common history of the blockchain. Satoshi Nakamoto accomplished this by hardcoding in the “Genesis block” in the Bitcoin software.
Facebook has retracted its longstanding ban on ads related to digital currencies, NFTs and more, saying it wants to “make it easier” for companies to apply to run digital currency ads.
Qihoo 360 says its software can detect mining activities across any system and targets enterprises and state agencies seeking to adhere to mining ban.
Thanks to the new “whiteboard sessions” created by Murray Distributed Technologies, we are slowly learning more about Teranode and how it works under the hood.
Kazakhstan has been struggling with electricity shortage following the influx of block reward miners from China, forcing some miners to move again because of the new energy crisis.
In this article, Xiaohui Liu introduces nChain's white paper #0488 titled "Zero-knowledge key-statement proofs” a special ZKP where the secret is a private key corresponding to a known public key.
sCrypt has developed an algorithm to verify arbitrary data from a certain party in Bitcoin smart contracts; it is based on ECDSA and reuses native keys to generate and verify signatures directly.