Cardano Sees Effect of Upgrade, Adds Over 100 Smart Contracts

Cardano: The effects of the Vasil upgrade are already showing, with the blockchain adding 100 new smart contracts in the two weeks since it completed the hard fork.  The network’s upgrade helped improve its smart contract capabilities and scalability. With 100 new smart contracts, the upgrade appears to live up to its billing. Available data … Read more

DeFi and Smart Contract Activity Surges to New High on Cardano Blockchain

After skeptics had derided the network for seeing less DeFi activity since its Alonzo upgrade, Cardano blockchain is finally seeing some uptick in its smart contract activity as the network saw the number of smart contracts on the platform cross the 2,000 mark for the first time.  Sponsored Sponsored One of the platforms that benefited … Read more

‘Large Wave’ of DApps Arriving in Coming Months, Says Cardano Founder

Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson says that “a large wave” of new projects will come to the network in the next few months. Sponsored Sponsored Moving the chains. A large wave will come after June when the Vasil hardfork happens Sponsored Sponsored — Charles Hoskinson (@IOHK_Charles) March 14, 2022 The executive, who is also CEO of … Read more

IOHK Confirms Cardano Block Size Increase to Assist Smart Contracts

Cardano is taking its next steps to work on improving its smart contracts and transaction throughput. Sponsored Sponsored Cardano’s Basho upgrade, outlined by co-founder Charles Hoskinson in a video blog earlier this year, is in full swing. One of the announced changes was an increase in block size from 72KB to 80 KB, which will … Read more

Cardano Blockchain Congestion at An All-Time High

The Cardano NFT marketplace recently closed its first round of artist applications but has experienced congestion, which is affecting transaction finality. Sponsored Sponsored The Cardano blockchain load hit an all-time high of 92.8% on Jan. 24, 2022. This means that there is a high volume of transactions on the Cardano blockchain, which could lead to … Read more

Cardano (ADA) Scaling Plans Move to Basho Phase for 2022

Cardano announces some exciting developments for 2022 to deal with the anticipated increase in dApp development. Sponsored Sponsored Cardano developments for 2022 will come thick and fast. BeInCrypto recently reported on Charles Hoskinson’s educational vlog, where he outlined the Cardano Roadmap for 2020. In the report, it was noted that the company behind Cardano would … Read more

Cardano Active Addresses Increased by Over 200% Despite ADA Price Slip

The active address count on the Cardano network increased by more than 200% this month. The number currently stands at 191,500, though it peaked at 485,000 towards the tail end of November. Sponsored Sponsored The number of active addresses on Cardano has jumped by more than 25% in November 2021, according to data from Messari. … Read more

Cardano continues to drive innovation, to power healthcare humanoid, Grace

The much-awaited arrival of smart contract integration on the Cardano network has been followed by a diverse range of projects opting to build on it. Among them will be a humanoid called Grace, whose developers have chosen Cardano to power the robot’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) modules. Grace was designed by Awakening Health and SingularityNET to … Read more

Cardano Smart Contract Upgrade Successfully Deployed But ADA Dumps

The highly anticipated smart contract upgrade for Cardano has finally been deployed, though the price of its native ADA token has dumped today. Sponsored Sponsored InputOutputHK, the company behind Cardano, posted an update in the early hours of Sept 13 reporting that the Alonzo upgrade has been successfully deployed. The stated “The Alonzo upgrade is … Read more

Do errors in first public testnet dApp, post Alonzo hardfork, mean ‘death of Cardano’

Amid much community fervor, Cardano’s Alonzo testnet hard fork finally took place last week. The primary anticipation was behind the inclusion of Plutus smart contracts into the network, which would allow it to vastly expand its functionalities. The community’s enthusiasm was clearly reflected in the bull run that Cardano’s native token ADA has been on, … Read more