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13 December, 2023
Merged Mining Explained: A developer’s guide to boosting efficiency & profitability on Rootstock

Every four years or so, the Bitcoin blockchain undergoes a massive change known as “the halving.”  It’s a significant event that tends to inject bullish momentum into the market. The reason why is a simple story of supply and demand. At some point in April 2024, the number of new Bitcoin entering circulation will be […]

12 December, 2023
Oku x Rootstock: User’s Guide to Getting Started with Uniswap on Rootstock

Uniswap v3 was deployed on Rootstock by GFX Labs, the team behind trading terminal Oku. This article is part of Rootstock’s series “Building DeFi on Bitcoin” that explores different solutions and integrations on the Rootstock blockchain that enable scaling Bitcoin, bringing DeFi capabilities to the world’s first blockchain.  Oku Trade, the DeFi trading platform built […]

7 December, 2023
Get the Rootstock Grant: Builders’ Step-by-Step Guide for a Successful Application

Rootstock has a $2.5 million grants program for entrepreneurs who want to build their next dApp on top of the Bitcoin blockchain.  Every quarter, developers can pitch their projects for a chance to receive a slice of $2.5m. Dozens of winners have already been chosen — bringing DAOs, self-custodial payments and DeFi to a wider […]

21 November, 2023
Bitcoin Upper Layers Explained: Types, Origins, & Future

By Sergio Demian Lerner, Chief of Innovation, IOV Labs Bitcoin is on the path to becoming a world store of value. However, as it currently stands, it has bandwidth and privacy limitations that hinder its adoption by the billions of users who desperately need it. Even with the Lightning Network, fewer than a hundred million […]

20 November, 2023
Rootstock x Bitcoin: Merged Mining Insights Report | Nov 2023 

At IOVlabs, we strive to empower the community by offering transparent insights into merged mining dynamics through monthly hashrate reports dedicated to Rootstock. Our goal is to enhance comprehension with user-friendly visuals such as tables and graphs, ensuring better visibility into the security of the Rootstock chain and the ecosystem as a whole. Here you […]

13 November, 2023
Meet the Winners of the First Waves of Rootstock Grants Program

From DAOs using Ordinals to self-custodial payment products, exciting crypto projects are being built on Bitcoin with Rootstock right now. Let’s take a look at just some recent winners.  A selection of winners from the first two waves of Rootstock’s grants program have been announced — and now, developers and projects are being invited to […]

15 October, 2023
Rootstock x Bitcoin: Merged Mining Insights Report | Oct 2023

At IOVlabs, we are dedicated to enhancing the Rootstock community’s understanding of network security. Starting today, we want to empower the community with transparent mining key insights through Rootstock monthly hashrate reports.  By presenting easy-to-understand information using tables and graphs, we aim to provide a clear picture of the Bitcoin mining industry’s involvement in Rootstock […]

6 October, 2023
Smart Bitcoin: 3 Easy Ways to Get RBTC

Moving Bitcoin into Rootstock has never been easier.  Rootstock enables you to use your bitcoins to interact with a range of DeFi protocols and services including Sovryn, Tropykus, Money on Chain, Babelfish, and more. To do so requires you to move your BTC from the Bitcoin Mainchain to the Rootstock sidechain where it takes the […]

5 October, 2023
RSK Fingerroot 5.3.0 is Here

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest version of the RSKj Fingerroot client, now accessible in the RSKj GitHub repository. This update introduces several enhancements to the client’s JSON-RPC interface, along with notable improvements in performance and the resolution of a few non-critical bugs. While this upgrade is optional, we strongly encourage […]

3 October, 2023
Safe Multisig Wallet Now Available on Rootstock 

Exciting news for Rootstock users and developers: the latest version of the highly regarded “Safe” multi-signature wallet, formerly known as Gnosis Safe, is now accessible on Rootstock at  Originally launched in 2018, Safe wallets secure billions of US dollars in value in a wide range of EVM-compatible blockchains, like Rootstock. Safe is the most […]

28 September, 2023
New Stablecoin Protocol Launched on Rootstock: Introducing USDRIF

A new stablecoin pegged to the US Dollar, RIF US Dollar (USDRIF) has been launched on Rootstock mainnet.  USDRIF aims to tackle real problems faced by people in countries across the world such as hyperinflation, local currency volatility, and the high cost of sending money overseas.  Accessible via the RIF on Chain dApp or through […]

21 September, 2023
Building on Bitcoin: 5 Big Takeaways From The Exodus Wallet & IOV Labs Twitter Space

  Cryptocurrency enthusiasts and blockchain visionaries JP Richardson, CEO of Exodus Wallet, and Daniel Fogg, CEO of IOV Labs recently came together for a discussion on X Space to discuss a range of topics from across the world of Web3 including how UX is holding up mass adoption, why Exodus chose to add Rootstock to […]