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A Study on Profitability of Bitcoin Merged Mined Blockchains
11 October, 2019

In this blogpost we will analyze different blockchains doing merged mining with bitcoin. The focus will be on comparing the profits of the miners and how sidechains pay rewards to them. First, we will review merged mining and some related concepts. Merged mining is the act of using work done on a blockchain (in our […]

Wasabi Release v1.1.0 Is Here
10 October, 2019

We’re pleased to announce that a new RSK Wasabi release has been published in our Github repo. This a minor release mostly focused on improvements at the JSON-RPC API interface: we’ve added support to previously unsupported methods and parameters, and we’ve made some minor changes to make JSON-RPC responses compliant with the Ethereum RPC API standard. […]

Personal Data & Blockchain Technology: Rewarding Users’ Preferences on A Tokenized Economy
29 August, 2019

Have you ever asked yourself if there’s a way on which you can directly monetize your preference for a service, product, social media network or just by sharing your personal information when browsing the web? We are used to sharing our personal information as well as content on social media channels and disclosing personal information […]

Ruben Altman AMA Session
26 August, 2019

On this post, RSK´s Head of Adoption Ruben Altman, provides the answers to his AMA session.

Blockchain Technology & Personal Data: Self-Sovereing Identities
24 August, 2019

The identity management system that we’ve used for decades has some important problems. Paper based systems are always subject to the possibility of loss, destruction and fraud. Centralized digital systems on the other hand, are digital gold for hackers as they can access huge amounts of private information when they find a security breach. Addresses, […]

On RSK’s Block Reward Smoothing
23 August, 2019

By Sergio Demian Lerner, RSK Chief Scientist On RSK’s Block Reward Smoothing The security of Bitcoin relies on the economic incentives that exist for miners to extend the chain with most accumulated difficulty (usually the longest). Currently those incentives are provided by the block reward, which consists of the block subsidy and transaction fees. But […]

Cryptocurrencies & Ecommerce: 5 Reasons To Understand Why Blockchain Technology Will Be Embraced by Ecommerce Giants
15 August, 2019

Billions of dollars are spent globally on e-commerce transactions. Whether if you are dealing with a retail giant or a small business, e-commerce has completely changed the way on which we purchase services and products. However, until this year, many ecommerce giants & companies were reluctant to accept cryptocurrencies as a payment method. The good […]

Wasabi Release v1.0.2 Is Here
12 August, 2019

A new RSK Wasabi release has been published in our Github repo. This a patch release that contains a fix for an eth_call method corner case bug introduced in Wasabi 1.0.0, and also adds support for database migration in nodes that did not complete the upgrade to Wasabi before its activation in block number 1,591,000. For further details […]

Traceability for End Users Through Blockchain Technology
5 August, 2019

When we think about blockchain technology, one of its highlights is without a doubt, the possibility to provide traceability in a whole range of different industries. On this blogpost, we analyze some of the typical situations where blockchain technology can enormously contribute to the process.   Traceability on Supply Chain Management Supply chain management traceability […]

With the Wasabi 1.0.0 Upgrade, Bitcoin Sidechain RSK Leaves Beta
1 August, 2019

The release brings significant  improvements in performance, interoperability, storage and security, laying the foundation for RSK’s secure and scalable blockchain solutions mass adoption.  Gibraltar — Aug 1, 2019 — IOV Labs, the organization behind the RSK tech stack and RIF exchange ecosystem, announced today that its node upgrade, Wasabi 1.0.0, is up and running within […]