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Bitcoin Smart Contracts to Launch on Internet Computer DeFi Projects

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Sonic, InfinitySwap, and ICPSwap are getting ready to leverage the Internet Computer blockchain’s direct integration with Bitcoin. The team at DFINITY notes that the Internet Computer is an innovative blockchain that hosts “unlimited” data and computation on-chain. You can develop scalable dApps, DeFi, websites, and… Read More

Internet Computer: DFINITY Shares Performance Updates, Reports Solid Year of Developer and Community Growth

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The team at DFINITY writes in an extensive update that in 2021, it was another solid year of developer and community growth on the Internet Computer. As noted in a blog post by DFINITY, 2021 marked the Internet Computer’s public launch, which “catalyzed an explosion… Read More

Ledger Enables In-Wallet ICP Staking

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Ledger, a wallet solution for crypto, is enabling staking for the Internet Computer Protocol (ICP) token. According to a statement by Ledger, it is partnering with the Dfinity Foundation, a contributor to the Internet Computer, a blockchain that runs at web speed, serves the web,… Read More

Internet Computer Project: DFINITY Dev Grant Program Provides 102 Grants Valued at $2M+

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In just 5 months since their Genesis launch, the Internet Computer blockchain has seen steady growth of its developer community, whose decentralized applications (dApps) and services have managed to attract around 250,000 users. On May 25, 2021, the DFINITY Foundation confirmed that the DFINITY Developer… Read More

Internet Computer Community Adopts Threshold ECDSA Signatures Motion Proposal, so Canister Smart Contracts can Hold BTC, ETH

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The Internet Computer Community has adopted the threshold ECDSA signatures Motion proposal. All Bitcoin keys and signatures are being generated by using ECDSA. An ECDSA signature allows us to share a public key and create a signature of certain data using their private key. This… Read More

DeFi, Smart Contracts for Bitcoin: Motion Proposal to Integrate BTC Network With the Internet Computer Approved by Community

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A motion proposal to integrate Bitcoin (BTC) with the Internet Computer has reportedly been approved by community members. According to an update shared with Crowdfund Insider, the plan should add smart contracts to Bitcoin via an application of Chain Key cryptography that will “directly integrate… Read More

Internet Computer Source Code Now Publicly Available, Supported by CHF 200 Million Program Announced by DFINITY

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The Internet Computer’s source code is now available publicly. As noted in an update from its developers, the code “details the technical designs, novel protocol math, and cryptography behind the decentralized computing network.” Back in 2016, the DFINITY Foundation had started on its mission to… Read More

Björn Tackmann from DFINITY Explains how Internet Computer Replaces Usernames, Passwords with Secure Cryptographic Authentication

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The team at DFINITY, which is described as the Internet Computer and a “revolutionary” blockchain hosting “unlimited” data and computation “on-chain,” (while easily building scalable dapps, DeFi, and websites), reveals that their Internet Computer effectively replaces usernames and passwords with “a more advanced and secure… Read More

Andreessen Horowitz-backed Internet Computer Developer Dfinity Unveils Demo of “Open Version” of LinkedIn

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Decentralized cloud computing developer Dfinity, which notably secured $102 million back in 2018, has unveiled what appears to be an “open version” of giant professional social network LinkedIn, referred to as “LinkedUp.” The LinkedUp app has reportedly been launched on Dfinity’s decentralized “Internet Computer,” instead… Read More

Largest Airdrop Ever: CoinList and DFINITY Partner on Huge $35M Coin Distribution

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A couple of months back, CoinList announced a new stand alone feature to power compliant Airdrops for initial coin offerings (ICOs). Airdrops have become a super popular method to reward supporters, or just provide a more disperse group of potential users of utility tokens. Being… Read More

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