The next phase of IOTA’s development includes a token migration from the old network to the new Chrysalis network with the help of the Firefly wallet (read about and try out the beta version here). This article provides a brief guide on how to safely maneuver through Cryptoland and
Addressing sustainability in fintech and crypto is more important than ever. As cryptocurrency becomes increasingly mainstream — with more financial institutions, companies like PayPal, Visa and Tesla and individual investors racing to leverage this technology — energy consumption has accelerated to already unsustainable levels. The industry has a choice to make: Will we continue down … Continued
This month has been quite busy for us, as we enter the home stretch on our way to delivering Nectar, the first feature-complete implementation of our fully decentralized, Coordinator-free network, due in a few weeks! Our groups have all been making excellent progress in turning our research results into usable
Eicke joins the Market Adoption team as Partner Manager. In this role he will focus on driving new corporate partnership opportunities.
Eicke lives in Germany and has been in the technology sector for over twenty years. He has worked as a developer, project manager, sales manager and senior business developer
We are driven by ambition to deliver the best distributed ledger technology available to market. This cannot go without academic recognition. A recognition that combines both validation and endorsement of our research efforts, core technology development and adoption in more applied research contexts, developing solutions for tomorrow’s challenges.
As you might recall, in November of last year we announced a grant for studying Cellular Automata and Autopeering Optimization. That work has now been completed by our outstanding grantees, and this post contains a summary of the research and its conclusions.
Although the outcome was not positive for Cellular
Chrysalis Network Migration - Release Date
We are happy to announce the official start date of the Chrysalis network migration - Wednesday, April 21st 2021. The migration period that will allow users, exchanges and custodians to prepare their token migrations ahead of the network upgrade will begin 7 days prior
Why do we have standards? One of the best arguments I have seen recently for standards was a tweet last week from our own Hans Moog. Hans tweeted:
"Ideally you reach resilience against bugs in the node software by having multiple different implementations by multiple teams so if one is
We are happy to release a new version of our Pollen testnet v0.5.5. After introducing Mana in our testnet a couple of weeks ago, we are thrilled to start using it with two of the Coordicide modules: consensus (FPC) and autopeering. As you probably can imagine, this is
The shortest air mile distance between Johannesburg and London is 5,635 miles. Historically, moving money between banks or money service providers in those two cities takes days to cover that distance. That literally means it would still be faster to put money on an airplane and physically fly it between the two cities. International payments … Continued
Ripple has agreed to acquire 40% of Asia’s leading cross-border payments specialist Tranglo. This partnership enables Ripple to meet growing customer demand in the region and expand the reach of RippleNet’s On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) service — which uses the digital asset XRP to instantly send money and reduce working capital needs. As a pioneer for … Continued
In our continuing effort to build bridges between complementary blockchains, we are excited to share that wrapped IOTA is now available on Binance Smart Chain! Now, with wrapped IOTA on Binance Smart Chain, IOTA holders can use the IOTA Token to participate in DeFi applications on the Binance network. We
With IOTA Oracles, IOTA Smart Contracts and Cartesi’s Linux based virtual machine, the two groups will bring non-blockchain based use cases and businesses into the world of decentralized finance (DeFi), Gaming, NFTs, and industrial IoT.
We are excited to announce our formal partnership with Cartesi, an organization committed to
We are proud to release the first public beta version of Firefly, our new wallet for Chrysalis. This marks an important milestone in the lead up to Chrysalis - the biggest network upgrade in the IOTA Foundation’s history - and gives the community a first taste of what the
Stronghold is an open-source software library that was originally built to protect IOTA Seeds, but can be used to protect any digital secret. It is a secure database for working with cryptography, which ensures that secrets (like private keys) are never revealed. It provides its own peer-to-peer communication layer, so
This article explains in some technical detail the IOTA Congestion Control Algorithm (ICCA) used in the IOTA 2.0 protocol (Coordicide). We wanted to offer this overview to clarify the relationship between access and mana that was raised in our previous post about mana. Furthermore, we are aware that many
Ripple is thrilled to welcome Brooks Entwistle as Managing Director of Southeast Asia to lead and scale the company’s operations in our fastest growing region. Brooks joins at an exciting time for RippleNet, which now includes Singapore-based remittance company BKK Forex, adding to Ripple’s fast growing customer base in the region like—Siam Commercial Bank, iRemit, … Continued
The IOTA Foundation members and the IOTA ecosystem are eager to see Chrysalis on the mainnet. Now after months of development, testing and auditing by external companies we are confident to be ready for the transition to Chrysalis.
Right before that we are inviting the IOTA community members to the
Last week, we released a new version of our Pollen testnet which contains mana. With this release, we demonstrated the maturity and the efficiency of our mana solution. Soon, mana will be implemented into many modules, an important step in the road to Nectar, our upcoming and first fully functioning
Over the last year we have been working to transition the IOTA protocol towards production readiness, taking the real-world needs and requests of our ecosystem into account. We have successfully removed some of the exotic aspects of the IOTA protocol and replaced them with industry standards. The first phase of
The IOTA Foundation (IF) joined the CHAISE consortium together with some of Europe’s most influential organizations in the blockchain and technology space, namely INATBA, Fujitsu and the European Digital SME Alliance. CHAISE will provide blockchain innovation and skills development under a four-year grant with the support of the Erasmus+