Web3 subscription APIs and watching birth of CryptoKitty

Web3 provides some very useful APIs by which you can subscribe to the events on Ethereum blockchain. Web3 is a JavaScript library which interact with Ethereum node over RPC. Let's walk through a couple of subscription APIs. Watching Events Web3 can be used on browser as well as server side. This example is going to use Nodejs on server side. Also, I've used Ubuntu to do this example but it should be valid for Windows...

HOW BLOCKCHAIN COULD BREAK BIG TECH’S HOLD ON AI

Blockchain and AI, two of the most common buzzwords that abound today in the industry, have their own scientific potentials that can be explored. Though few people understand the gravity of these concepts, it is sure to generate interest among the entrepreneurial masses. AI or Artificial Intelligence has been around for quite some time. It is basically an intelligent machine that feeds on the troves of data stored online. AI has helped revolutionized several sectors...

Siacoin's upcoming HF, Bittrex adding USD market for SC, market and price analysis

Siacoin is all set for the hardfork scheduled for block 179,000 expected to be on Wednesday, October 31st. The core developers hope to improve the performance of Sia network, and give the power of mining back to the community. Sia Tech - An Introduction Sia is one of the leading decentralized cloud storage platform to rent and host. Based on blockchain technology it creates a data storage marketplace that is more robust and more...

Understanding Bitcoin transaction details

While looking at transaction details of Bitcoin, you see a few other transactions than the one you made. For example on blockchain.info, you might have came across different type of Bitcoin transactions. Lets have look at them one by one. Before we take a look closely on each type, it's worth noting that Bitcoin transfer from one account to another follow Unspent Transaction Output (UTXO) model. I will considering all the transactions form Block...

How to mine Ethereum on your PC

When talking about ethereum mining, most of the individuals think that they need supercomputers having large multitudes of computational power to pull it off. Well, it is not completely erroneous; unlike a couple of years back, mining cryptocurrency has become quite easier. This has become possible because of the rapid advancement of both cryptocurrency, and the blockchain technologies have experienced over the time. Those days are gone when you needed a mainframe with the processing...

World Blockchain Hackathon “San Francisco” June 16th -17th 2018

Press Release World Blockchain Hackathon presents a $12,000 blockchain hackathon in San Francisco on the 16th-17th June, 2018. The aim of World Blockchain Hackathon is to create, nurture and support a growing decentralized community of blockchain developers. World Blockchain Hackathon organizes hackathons globally. The last event was held in Saint Petersburg Russia with 150+ participants. The San Francisco Hackathon will cover the latest Blockchain technologies, research, applications, and development. Our partners and sponsors include...

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