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Sovereign and Independent Blockchains on Komodo

Sovereign and Independent Blockchains on Komodo

Blockchain sovereignty is a relatively new concept in the industry. Today, most projects are built on top of a large blockchain like Ethereum, and do not use a separate chain. Despite many shortcomings, this approach has been the easiest way to build a blockchain-based project for years. However, the landscape is changing. With the rise […]

Permissionless Innovation: The Foundation For A Thriving Blockchain Ecosystem

Permissionless Innovation: The Foundation For A Thriving Blockchain Ecosystem

The boom of proprietary platforms has led to the centralization of the Internet. Such platforms go against the open source ethos, and tend to lock-in both users and developers under the arbitrary constraints and whims of the platform’s owners. The Internet should remain equally accessible to entrepreneurs, developers, and other independent creators. Blockchain technology has […]

Update Regarding Vulnerability Recently Discovered In Komodo’s Agama Wallet

Update Regarding Vulnerability Recently Discovered In Komodo’s Agama Wallet

On June 4, 2019 at approximately 5pm UTC, the Komodo team received a private notification from npm (Node Package Manager, a popular tool to include external Node.js libraries into any project) about a vulnerability in one of the upstream libraries Komodo’s Agama wallet was using. The Komodo team would like to thank the npm security […]

Blockchain Developer Update – 2019/23 Decentralized Margin Trading Game

Blockchain Developer Update – 2019/23 Decentralized Margin Trading Game

This series of posts is the Tech Tuesday Blockchain Developer Update and this post is about decentralized margin trading. Along with Komodo’s Five Bullet Fridays weekly newsletter, Tech Tuesday Blockchain Developer Update is another weekly piece of content to look forward to. In case you’ve missed a previous edition and want to catch up, you can […]

Komodo Is Introducing Antara, An End-to-End Smart Chain Development Framework

Komodo Is Introducing Antara, An End-to-End Smart Chain Development Framework

The Next Step In Building An Open, Programmable And Interoperable Multi-Chain Ecosystem On July 15, 2019, Komodo will launch the Antara framework, an integral part of Komodo’s open, programmable multi-chain platform. To accompany this massive upgrade in technology, the Komodo team will also be launching a new website, new visual identity, updated white paper, and […]

dPoW Demystified: An Essay by James ‘jl777’ Lee

dPoW Demystified: An Essay by James ‘jl777’ Lee

dPoW is finally getting a fair amount of attention, 2.5 years after it was first deployed. Anchoring data on the BTC blockchain wasn’t a new idea back then, but having a decentralized method to do it was. In recent months, several similar protocols have entered the market. I’m pleased to see other developers following down […]

Limitations of Smart Contract Platforms & How Komodo Is A Superior Solution

Limitations of Smart Contract Platforms & How Komodo Is A Superior Solution

Over the last decade, blockchain technology has generated hundreds of billions of dollars in wealth, captured public interest, and changed the way we conceive of money. While these are noteworthy achievements, blockchain technology has also failed to live up to many of the expectations set during the ICO craze and roaring bull market of 2017. […]

The Promise of Smart Contracts and the Oracle Problem

The Promise of Smart Contracts and the Oracle Problem

Self-executing smart contracts promised us a world without rent-seeking middlemen, where Code is Law, and trust is enforced by math and consensus. Why are we not there yet? Today’s smart contract platforms suffer from serious issues. They are full of bugs and security holes (the Github of ConsenSys alone lists twelve critical Solidity vulnerabilities) and […]