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API3 Integrates into RSK Protocol, Deploying Web2 APIs
19 November, 2021

Improved data availability for Smart Contracts, often referred to as the Web3 Oracle category, means the introduction of smarter Dapps via Hybrid Smart Contracts and therefore new Web3 use-cases. This data is often delivered from the real world, or Web2, yet requires a consensus mechanism to prevent them from being a single-point of failure in […]

Web 3.0 & RIF: Building the Decentralized Web on Top of Bitcoin
15 November, 2021

In this guide, we will take a deep dive into the question of whether Bitcoin can be used to develop Web 3.0 and RSK’s role on this transition.  Can We Build Web 3.0 on Bitcoin? While the idea of Web 3.0 has recently come under the spotlight with the rising mainstream interest in non fungible […]

Bitcoin Mining: An Overview of The Industry Status
7 November, 2021

Bitcoin has come a long way from being a geeky topic discussed by coders to becoming a nation-independent asset class that today commands a market cap of more than a trillion dollars. Mainstream media has infamously dubbed bitcoin dead a countless number of times due to its volatility but the fact remains that BTC has […]

DAOs: A Quick Overview of Decentralized Autonomous Organizations
28 October, 2021

If you have been following the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry for the past few years, there is a high chance that you must have come across the word DAO. While the word is used frequently within crypto circles, not many people know the meaning of the term and its wide implications.  In this guide, we […]

Scalability on Bitcoin: The Rising Adoption of the Lightning Network
21 October, 2021

Despite its mutiple benefits, Bitcoin (BTC) and many other networks have witnessed for many years loud criticism when it comes to scalability. In this post, we will dive deep into the nitty-gritty of the Lightning Network. We will explore its technical aspects, how it works, its advantages over other Bitcoin scaling solutions and its rapidly increasing […]

Iris Release v3.1.0 Is Here
19 October, 2021

We’re pleased to announce that a new RSK Iris release has been published in our GitHub repo. This release contains several enhancements in JSON-RPC interface, Ethereum compatibility fixes and node performance improvements, among other things. Many of the improvements introduced in this release come from community contributions made within the RSK Hackathon: Building the Future […]

Blockchain and The Sports Industry: Rewarding Fans in the DLT Era
14 October, 2021

Blockchain technology is having a strong impact on the sports industry around the world. Over the last years, we have seen how distributed ledger technology has been used in the financial industry, to enhance the supply chain and also to register data and information.  When we have in mind blockchain technology, we usually think about […]

Bitcoin as Legal Tender: Lessons Learned So Far From El Salvador
7 October, 2021

El Salvador is the first country in the world to make Bitcoin (BTC) legal tender. This has changed many of the pre-conceptions people had about Bitcoin as a speculative asset that didn’t have any value. Nowadays, families in El Salvador would save hundreds of millions of dollars in commissions not paid to payment processors. Taking this […]

Stablecoins On Bitcoin: Mitigating Volatility
5 October, 2021

Volatility is one word that is almost synonymous with the cryptocurrency industry. Since Bitcoin’s inception, the premier cryptocurrency has continually been touted as a volatile investment vehicle despite its many benefits against legacy options. Stablecoins have been for a long time the go-to option when mitigating volatility in crypto markets and RSK has enabled several […]

Launchpads & IDOs: Decentralized Crowdfunding on Top of Bitcoin
29 September, 2021

The decentralized nature of the cryptocurrency market has enabled new and unique ways for projects to gather funds through crowdfunding campaigns.  The old large structures needed to raise funds have found strong competitors in the blockchain industry.  Different names have been given to crowdfunding campaigns for crypto and blockchain-related projects. Some of them were Initial […]