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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 […]

Wasabi v1.0.0 is Here: What You Need To Know About RSK Upcoming Network Upgrade
18 July, 2019

As announced a few weeks ago, the RSK network will be undergoing a planned network upgrade at block number 1,591,000. This is expected to happen on Wednesday, July 31st, 2019. What is a network upgrade? A network upgrade is a change or group of changes to the protocol consensus rules, which are activated at a defined […]

RSK: Bitcoin Merge Mining is Here to Stay
16 July, 2019

By Sergio Demian Lerner, RSK Chief Scientist Introduction to Bitcoin Mining Bitcoin Mining is the process used by Bitcoin to achieve Sybil-attack resistance and forms the basis for Nakamoto Consensus. The process involves solving computationally difficult puzzles while selecting a valid set of transactions to be applied to the ledger. Nowadays most Bitcoin mining is […]

Adrian Eidelman AMA Replies
15 July, 2019

On this post, RSK´s CTO Adrian Eidelman, answers the questions from June´s AMA.

Wasabi Release v1.0.0 Preview: What’s Included and What’s Next.
5 July, 2019

A few days ago we announced we would be doing a fresh restart of RSK Testnet as part of RSK Wasabi rollout plan. Having successfully completed the process of updating our nodes, we’ve made a Wasabi 1.0.0 Preview release available. Please note this release is only mandatory for users running RSK nodes on Testnet. IMPORTANT: if you are updating […]

RSK Roadmap: Upcoming Features for Smart Contracts on Bitcoin
3 July, 2019

We are pleased to announce the release of the RSK platform development roadmap. Sharing it will enable us to have meaningful conversations with developers, researchers, partners and the RSK/RIF community on how our vision and technology can empower our society.  The roadmap is an open statement, a guide stating how we are prioritizing our efforts. […]

Announcement: Upcoming RSK Testnet Reset and Wasabi Rollout Plan
28 June, 2019

In preparation for our upcoming network upgrade (Wasabi), RSK Testnet will be reset and network servers updated with a new and enhanced version of the RSK client node. What does a Testnet reset mean? A reset is a fresh start of the blockchain. All servers provided by RSK will be restarted and upgraded to a […]