Today, we’re excited to announce the launch of MetaMask Mobile! 🎉 Built with dApp discoverability in mind, MetaMask Mobile equips every smartphone user with the tools to explore and participate in Web3, securely. It’s free to download and available to all iPhone and Android users.
On August 25th, 2020, JP Morgan and ConsenSys announced that the Quorum open source project would be acquired and managed by ConsenSys as part of a strategic investment by JPM.
The acquisition is a major step in the acceleration of enterprise adoption of blockchain technology and Ethereum-based solutions. By using Quorum with ConsenSys’ other enterprise product offerings, businesses can build highly customizable, secure, and performant solutions.
With this announcement, ConsenSys is pleased to announce its new open source protocol offering, ConsenSys Quorum. ConsenSys Quorum is an open source protocol layer that…
By ConsenSys Diligence, our team of blockchain security experts.
If you’ve taken the smart contract security mindset to heart and are getting a handle on the EVM’s idiosyncrasies, it’s time to consider some security patterns that are specific to the Solidity programming language. In this roundup, we’ll focus on secure development recommendations for Solidity that may also be instructive for developing smart contracts in other languages.
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The convenience functions assert and require can be used to check for conditions and throw an exception if the condition is not met.
The assert function should only be used…
The Automated Verification team on ConsenSys R&D have been working on a formal specification and verification of the Beacon Chain for a few months. We are happy to report that lots of progress has been made and although not complete yet, we have managed to develop a solid and formally verified kernel of the Beacon Chain. For the first time, our work provides an unmatched level of trustworthiness to the core foundations of the Ethereum 2.0 infrastructure.
Years from now, I believe Q2 2020 will be looked upon as a turning point in the rise of DeFi and a cementing of Ethereum’s inescapable network effects. Everything worth building is being built on Ethereum, and the narrative fueling this sentiment is the drive to build a new alternative P2P finance system. …
–Morgan Housel, “When You Change the World and No One Notices”
Like all great missions, launching the world computer of tomorrow requires a platform that guides, strengthens, and fuels its journey across the bounds of our digital space. Today, we are excited to announce the go-live of the Eth2 Launch Pad application, which marks the entry point for validators to commence their journey on the Eth2 chain. It’s time to get your testnet ETH ready!
Activate, by ConsenSys Codefi, is the first platform designed to launch decentralized networks and allow customers to purchase, manage, and use their tokens in one application. The SKALE Network’s SKALE token (SKL) will be available for purchase through a 3-day Dutch auction on the platform on August 17th, 2020 at 12:00PM EST. Announced in February, the SKALE Network is the first project to launch with Activate, which has since accepted registrations to participate. For users verified on the platform, registrations for the auction are now open on https://activate.codefi.network/skale .
The SKALE token supports the highly anticipated SKALE Network, an open…
PegaSys has been a huge supporter of Ethereum 2.0 development since its early days. On the one hand, we have R&D teams pushing back the boundaries on several fronts. On the other, we have created one of the leading Ethereum 2.0 client implementations, Teku.
Teku is written in Java, with an Apache 2 license, and is a full implementation of the Eth2 Phase 0 specification, the Proof of Stake beacon chain. …
ConsenSys Codefi just published its Q2 2020 Decentralized Finance Report, a summary and analysis of Ethereum’s DeFi ecosystem this past quarter. Some of the main topics covered in the report include: