Expectations are rising for the blockchain to implement smart-contract functionality by next month.
The sale of the GEL token will officially launch on Sept. 13.
The plan to add smart contracts next month could defy skeptics who have bet that the functionality wouldn't come anytime soon.
U.S. dollar-denominated price feeds are available now, with support for new price pairs to follow.
Central bank digital currencies will one day be more "smart," and not merely digital versions of cash, Yao Qian said.
The promise of this new system could not be greater.
Coinbase's direct listing is bringing attention to crypto, but there's some "hopium" going on in DeFi, says Breitman.
The program will invest in early stage startups building within the Stacks ecosystem.
The integration will enable connection between Filecoin and Ethereum and other smart contract-enabled blockchains.
Taproot is the largest upgrade Bitcoin has seen in years, and many are proposing projects on top of it.
The bill was introduced to bring blockchain tech on par with traditional contracts and recordkeeping.
The vision of "one network, many chains" could be fast approaching.
Tidal will use the Polkadot blockchain to allow users to insure a set of DeFi applications against smart-contract failure or breaches.
Blockchain projects Nervos and Cardano are working together to improve the security of UTXOs to reduce smart contract hacks.