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    Explicit Staking in Chainlink 2.0: An Overview

    An overview of the explicit staking model from the Chainlink 2.0 Whitepaper, which will increase the cryptoeconomic security of Chainlink’s decentralized oracle networks.

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    What Is a Zero-Knowledge Proof (ZKP)?

    Zero-Knowledge Proofs (ZKPs) allow one party to cryptographically prove to another that they possess knowledge about a piece of information without revealing the actual data.

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    Bringing Sports Markets to Blockchains Using Smart Contracts and Chainlink Oracles

    Read about the many blockchain-based sports applications possible through hybrid smart contracts and Chainlink oracles.

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    How Blockchain Technology and Smart Contracts Are Transforming the Real Estate Industry

    We examine the unique ways that the real estate industry is primed to be disrupted by blockchain technology and smart contracts.

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    Hybrid Smart Contracts Explained
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    Hybrid Smart Contracts Explained

    Hybrid smart contracts combine code running on the blockchain (on-chain) with data and computation from outside the blockchain (off-chain) provided by Decentralized Oracle Networks. Hybrid smart contracts enable advanced forms of economic and social coordination that have the tamper-proof and immutable properties of blockchains yet leverage secure off-chain oracle services to attain new capabilities, such…

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    Redefining Trust Models With Chainlink’s Decentralized Services
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    Redefining Trust Models With Chainlink’s Decentralized Services

    With DeFi continuing to lock in more value and NFTs capturing the public imagination, the global economic system is starting to reach a turning point where everyday people can finally participate in secure digital agreements in industries as wide ranging as finance, insurance, gaming, and art. Smart contracts, digital contracts underpinned by cryptographic guarantees, are…

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    How the Chainlink Network Goes Beyond Data Delivery

    Explore how the Chainlink network extends the capabilities of blockchain through off-chain computation and its wide range of decentralized services.

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    What Is an NFT?

    Learn the fundamentals of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), the types that exist today, and how Chainlink VRF ensures these unique new assets are provably rare.

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    How Chainlink Enables Blockchain IoT Integrations
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    How Chainlink Enables Blockchain IoT Integrations

    Explore the benefits of blockchain technology for the Internet of Things and how Chainlink oracles securely connect smart contracts to the real world.

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    What Is Miner-Extractable Value (MEV)?

    In this educational article, we explore Miner Extractable Value (MEV), the unfavorable dynamics it creates for users, and how Chainlink Fair Sequencing Services provides a solution.

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