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COTI To Issue Djed, Cardano’s First Stablecoin

Among the many announcements to come out of the Cardano Summit 2021 was more information on the first stablecoin coming to the Cardano blockchain. It will be named ‘Djed’, after the pillar-like structure in Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs that represented stability. Djed will be issued by COTI, a decentralised payment platform that already acts…

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Cardano Smart Contracts Are Coming Next Month

IOHK made an announcement on Friday via their social media accounts that Smart Contracts will launch on the Cardano Mainnet on Sunday 12th September 2021. This will be implemented through a hard fork combinator event, dubbed the “Alonzo hard fork“. This long-awaited update will take Cardano into the Goguen Era, which represents a…

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What Is A Smart Contract?

Traditional contracts In order to understand what smart contracts are and how they can be used, we should first define what a traditional contract is. A contract can be broadly defined as a promise or performance given in exchange for a promise or performance. Traditionally this involves an offeror making a specific offer…

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Cardano: Why You Should Pay Attention To This Rising Altcoin

If you have been keeping an eye on the top 10 cryptocurrencies at any point in the last 12 months, then you will be no stranger to Cardano. Recently the price of Cardano broke out after consolidating for a few months and at the time of writing is trading at a price of…

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