The last original Layer 1 blockchain project has launched a revolutionary public network that provides a limitless environment for smart contracts that run at web speed, serve web, scale, and reduce compute costs by a million times or more. Build everything from DeFi, to mass market tokenized social media services that run on-chain, or extend Ethereum dapps.
The Internet Computer was launched and open-sourced on May 10th 2021 by the DFINITY Foundation.
Chain Key Cryptography
Motoko Smart Contract Language
Network Nervous System: Internet Computer Blockchain Governance
Noninteractive Distributed Key Generation
Internet Identity: Anonymizing Blockchain Authentication System
Internet Computer Consensus
Blockchain Protocol Upgrade
Canister smart contract lifecycle
Direct Integration with Bitcoin
Threshold ECDSA Signing