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9 days ago

Untangled Episode #10: Hannover Messe 2019

Casper Eicke Frederiksen Apr 11, 2019

For the tenth episode of Untangled, we went to the Hannover Messe in Germany.Out of the more than 6000 exhibitors at the industrial trade fair, several of them were using IOTA as their underlying data processing structure.To hear…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

Stateful client libraries: part 2

Jakub Cech Apr 11, 2019

In the previous post, we highlighted some of the major changes in the client libraries, and how they simplify development on IOTA. In this post, we’ll look closer at the concept of Conditional Deposit Addresses (CDAs).CDAs are special…

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9 days ago

Stateful client libraries: part 1

Jakub Cech Apr 11, 2019

Today, we are officially releasing the beta versions of our new stateful client libraries, which contain what we call an ‘Account module’. The name does not do justice to what is a very substantial update, so we will try to summarize the…

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9 days ago

Running the IOTA CClient library on ESP32

Sam Chen Apr 9, 2019

CClient is an IOTA client library implemented in C. This is one of the modules in the entangled project. This post outlines how to run CClient in the ESP32 development framework. Building the IOTA CClient project on ESP32 If you are new…

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9 days ago

Open source coordinator on Mainnet

Jakub Cech Apr 8, 2019

Coordicide, the effort of removing the Coordinator from the IOTA networks, is well under way in its research phase. One step in the journey towards Coordicide is making the inner workings of the current network set-up fully transparent. We…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

Explaining the Qubic Computation Model: Part 5

Eric Hop Apr 5, 2019

In the first part of this series we have looked at a conceptual overview of the Abra specification, which describes how data flow is achieved within the Qubic Computation Model. In the second part we used the Abra specification to start…

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9 days ago

Qubic status update April 3rd 2019

Eric Hop Apr 3, 2019

March was an extremely busy month. Luckily, we managed to get yet another community member on board to help out the Omega team: say hi to ben75, our Qupla IntelliJ plug-in creator! Benoit will be working on IXI modules at first, while…

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9 days ago

IOTA Becomes A Founding Member of New International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications

Cara Harbor Apr 3, 2019

Brussels, Belgium, April 3, 2019- IOTA Foundation, a non-profit foundation focused on distributed ledger technology (DLT) and permissionless ecosystem development, announced today it has joined the International Association of Trusted…

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9 days ago

IOTA at Hannover Messe 2019

Cara Harbor Apr 2, 2019

If you are working in any industry-related area, you already know that Hannover Messe (#HM2019) is one of the most exciting global exhibitions showcasing the latest news, stories and trends of the industrial world.The IOTA protocol is…

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9 days ago

Explaining the Qubic Computation Model: part 4

Eric Hop Apr 1, 2019

In the first part of this series, we have looked at a conceptual overview of the Abra specification, which describes the how data flow is achieved within the Qubic Computation Model. In the second part we used the Abra specification to…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

IOTA Foundation supports LEDGER venture builders to foster human centric DLT solutions.

Lewis Freiberg Mar 29, 2019

€200,000 equity-free funding and 12-month programme available to IOTA and DLT development ecosystemThe IOTA Foundation is proud to support LEDGER, an European Commission funded project, which is looking for people working on…

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9 days ago

Explaining the Qubic Computation Model: part 3

Eric Hop Mar 29, 2019

In the first part of this series we have looked at a conceptual overview of the Abra specification, which describes the how data flow is achieved within the Qubic Computation Model. In the second part we used the Abra specification to start…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

Explaining the Qubic Computation Model: Part 2

Eric Hop Mar 28, 2019

In the first part of this series we have looked at a conceptual overview of the Abra specification, which describes the how dataflow is achieved within the Qubic Computation Model. In this second part, we will use the Abra specification to…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

Explaining the Qubic Computation Model: Part 1

Eric Hop Mar 25, 2019

Ever since we first revealed the Qubic protocol we have been asked to go into more detail about the inner workings of the Qubic Computation Model. This is the first, in a series of blog posts, that will attempt to do exactly that. So fasten…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

Untangled Episode #8: Smart Cities: Energy — Part I

Casper Eicke Frederiksen Mar 21, 2019

In the eighth episode of Untangled we are digging into the substantial topic of Smart Cities with a specific focus on the energy sector and the immense challenges residing therein.To uncover what the cities of the near future will be…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

Payments App Zeux Adds IOTA For Crypto Payments at all Shops

Cara Harbor Mar 21, 2019

BERLIN, GERMANY (March 21, 2019) — Payments and banking services app Zeux has teamed with the IOTA Foundation to create a system that will allow users to use MIOTA tokens as payment with merchants that accept Apple Pay and Samsung Pay.…

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9 days ago

Welcome Philipp Blum to the IOTA Foundation

David Sonstebo Mar 15, 2019

Philipp Blum is joining IOTA as Developer Advocate of the Ecosystem team. In this role, he will focus on growing and developing an IoT developer community. Philipp lives in Berlin, Germany and has been in the technology sector for over 6…

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9 days ago

IOTA Research Grant Awarded to Professor Robert Shorten

Andrew Greve Mar 14, 2019

The IOTA Foundation is proud to announce that Professor Robert Shorten is the recipient of a substantial research grant that will fund academic researchers’ work on the IOTA Tangle for a three-year program of research. The grant includes…

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9 days ago

IOTA Area Codes — A proposal to geo-tag IOTA Transactions

Lewis Freiberg Mar 13, 2019

IOTA is a flexible protocol that can be utilized in various ways. The most common is value transfer via the native token. However, IOTA can be easily extended by building standards on top of the base protocol. Both Masked Authenticated…

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9 days ago

Welcome Marcos Andrade to the IOTA Foundation

David Sonstebo Mar 9, 2019

Marcos Andrade lives in Altea, he is a Graphic Designer, born in Caracas, Venezuela. His passion is traditional illustration and animation. He is very creative and needs to illustrate everything that surrounds him. He leaves drawings…

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9 days ago

Welcome Rajiv Shah to the IOTA Foundation

David Sonstebo Mar 8, 2019

Rajiv Shah is a software engineer with experience in cross-platform mobile software development. His fascination with programming was sparked by work with Scratch and Lego League in elementary and middle school. After learning the basics of…

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9 days ago

Untangled Episode #7: IOTA Research Council & Department

Casper Eicke Frederiksen Mar 7, 2019

In the seventh episode of Untangled, we are continuing in the realm of research and are talking to the IOTA Foundation’s new Director of Research, Moody Alam, and one of the IOTA originals and author of the IOTA Whitepaper, Serguei Popov.…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

A Coo-less Testnet

Alon Gal Mar 5, 2019

A Testnet with no Coordinator We are happy to announce the launch of znet, the first iteration of the IOTA Coordinator-less testnet. This testnet has in fact been alive for several weeks, but we would like to officially open it up to…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

IOTA: The Distributed Ledger Technology Designed for the Internet of Things

Cara Harbor Mar 4, 2019

The Internet of Things (IoT) is an umbrella term for billions of Internet-connected devices that share data with each other. Thanks to this data-sharing network, IoT will become a driving force in creating more efficient communication…

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9 days ago

Qubic status update March 3rd 2019

Eric Hop Mar 3, 2019

February turned out to be an even shorter month than it normally already is. First, our previous update was a few days late, and in addition some people finally took some well-deserved vacation days left over from last year. So this will be…

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9 days ago

Assuring authenticity in the Tangle with signatures

Wolfgang Welz Feb 27, 2019

In today’s blog post we will take a closer look at one of the core concepts of IOTA and any crypto currency, namely public key cryptography and digital signatures.In IOTA, in order to transfer tokens from one address to another, you…

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9 days ago

Welcome Martyn Janes to IOTA Foundation

David Sonstebo Feb 27, 2019

Martyn Janes is a seasoned developer with more than 25 years of experience. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computing and a Masters degree in Interactive Computing System Design (Human Computer Interaction) from Loughborough University, UK.…

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9 days ago

Welcome Felix Krupar to IOTA Foundation

David Sonstebo Feb 26, 2019

Felix Krupar is a fully qualified lawyer admitted to the German Bar with a focus on IT and Privacy Law. He joins the IOTA Foundation as Regulatory Affairs Specialist.After growing up in a small village in the Alps, Felix studied law in…

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9 days ago

The IOTA Data Marketplace: a technical introduction

Alexey Sobolev Feb 25, 2019

Part 2: Sensor Onboarding https://data.iota.orgThis is the first in a series of technical level posts, aimed at those who want to understand more about how Data Marketplace works under the hood. In this article I introduce the Sensor…

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9 days ago

The IOTA Data Marketplace: a technical introduction

Alexey Sobolev Feb 25, 2019

Part 5: Checkout and Deploy your application https://data.iota.orgIn the previous article in this series, we talked about cloud backend configuration. Today we will learn how to checkout, build and deploy your version of the Data…

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9 days ago

The IOTA Data Marketplace: a technical introduction

Alexey Sobolev Feb 25, 2019

Part 4: Cloud Backend Configuration https://data.iota.orgIn the previous article in this series, we talked about publishing sensor data. Today we will learn how to setup and configure a cloud backend to store settings and encryption…

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9 days ago

The IOTA Data Marketplace: a technical introduction

Alexey Sobolev Feb 25, 2019

Part 3: Publishing Sensor Data https://data.iota.orgIn the previous article in this series, we discussed the sensor onboarding in detail. Today we will learn how to submit sensor data to Tangle using a simple script.Let me…

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9 days ago

Part 1: IOTA Data Marketplace — Update

Cara Harbor Feb 25, 2019

The IOTA Foundation launched the Data Marketplace (https://data.iota.org) in the fourth quarter of 2017, as a Proof of Concept (PoC) and open innovation ecosystem. Over a year later, it is now time for the Data Marketplace (DMP) PoC to…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

IOTA Announces Smart City Development Competition with Groupe Renault, ENGIE Lab CRIGEN, VEOLIA…

Cara Harbor Feb 25, 2019

IOTA Announces Smart City Development Competition with Groupe Renault, ENGIE Lab CRIGEN, VEOLIA Birdz, Sopra Steria, and Supporting Organizations (BERLIN, GERMANY — February 25, 2019) IOTA Foundation, a non-profit foundation focused on…

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9 days ago

IRI and client libraries update Feb 22

Jakub Cech Feb 22, 2019

In the last update, we outlined some ongoing work on both IRI and the client libraries. This post will mainly summarize the work that has been going on and its results.If you have questions on the day-to-day development of IRI and…

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9 days ago

Untangled Episode #6: Research Summit feat. Coordicide & Attack Analysis

Casper Eicke Frederiksen Feb 22, 2019

For the sixth episode of Untangled, we went to Barcelona to follow the IOTA Foundation Research Summit 2019. The entire Research Department was, for the first time ever, all gathered in the same place and many fruitful discussions, ideas…

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9 days ago

IOTA Research Summit 2019

Andrew Greve Feb 21, 2019

The IOTA research department recently gathered for one week of focused discussion and planning around some of the most critical aspects of the organizational roadmap, including Coordicide and attack analysis. This blog post summarizes the…

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9 days ago

Welcome Professor Robert Shorten to the IOTA Research Council

David Sonstebo Feb 21, 2019

Professor Robert Shorten is joining IOTA as a member of the Research Council. In this role, Robert will focus on advising and helping the research department make strategic decisions.Robert studied Electronic Engineering at University…

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9 days ago

Welcome Dr. Moody Alam to the IOTA Foundation

David Sonstebo Feb 21, 2019

Dr. Moody Alam is joining IOTA as Director of Research. In this role, Moody will focus on overseeing research at the IOTA Foundation.Dr. Moody Alam is a Chartered Scientist (CSci) with the UK Science Council, and a Fellow of the Royal…

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9 days ago

IOTA joins the biggest blockchain hackathon in the world: Odyssey

Lewis Freiberg Feb 19, 2019

The IOTA Foundation has joined the Odyssey Hackathon, in Groningen NL from April 12–14, as an Ecosystem partner.The Odyssey Hackathon connects selected top teams (new teams, pre-startups, startups, and SMEs) to their potential launching…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

IOTA Partners With Cofoundery, Nova, to Launch Seed Fund Supporting DLT Start-ups

Cara Harbor Feb 18, 2019

(BERLIN, GERMANY — February 18, 2019) IOTA Foundation, a non-profit foundation focused on distributed ledger technology (DLT) and permissionless ecosystem development, today announced a partnership with Liverpool-based cofoundery, Nova.…

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9 days ago

Welcome Corey Glick to IOTA Foundation!

David Sonstebo Feb 15, 2019

Corey Glick is an entrepreneur, former strategy consultant, and program manager, who has more than nine years of experience advising global business leaders on how to transform themselves, their companies and the systems in which they…

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9 days ago

ElaadNL Develops Autonomous Self-Balancing Power Grid Using IOTA

Cara Harbor Feb 15, 2019

Grid Uses IOTA Tangle Technology For Machine to Machine (M2M) Communication; Machines Pay Each other in Tokens as Incentive to Comply(Arnhem, the Netherlands — February 15, 2019) — ElaadNL, the smart charging infrastructure lab founded…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

Running on the Tangle: a marathon of random walkers

Angelo Capossele Feb 13, 2019

In today’s blog post, we’ll have a closer look at the journey of random walkers. Similar to one of our previous posts on mixing time in the Tangle, we are interested in understanding how long random walkers have to walk to select a tip and,…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

On stress tests and improving the IOTA networks

Jakub Cech Feb 12, 2019

The stress tests over the past few weeks probably have not escaped (m)any of you. Be it due to the numbers they produced, or the discussions surrounding them.The IOTA Foundation considers stress tests to be an indispensable part of the…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

IRI and client libraries update Feb 8

Jakub Cech Feb 8, 2019

The past weeks our engineering department has been transitioning to a very different, and much more open communication model with our community. Regular updates for Trinity, Entangled, IRI and client libraries are now coming out.…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

Untangled Episode #5: Connecting Hardware Sensors with the Tangle

Casper Eicke Frederiksen Feb 7, 2019

In the fifth of episode of Untangled we are exploring how to combine hardware sensors with the Tangle. We are talking to Daniel De Michele, founder of XDK2MAM, about their grant winning project and the future need for more code writers.…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

Qubic status update February 3rd 2019

Eric Hop Feb 5, 2019

Hey everyone, sorry for the small delay in getting this IOTA Qubic status update out. We will still call it the February 3rd status update because I did not have the heart to ask Sabri to redo this gorgeous image. Did you know that Sabri…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

IOTA Community Assists Local Authorities with Arrest of Fraud Suspect for Creating a Fake Seed…

Koen Maris Feb 4, 2019

On January 23, 2019, Europol released information on the arrest of a 36-year-old man they have on suspicion of fraud, perpetrated against the members of the IOTA community and others. This was a significant and extremely unfortunate event…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

Trinity Update: Feb 1st

IOTA News Feb 1, 2019

Last week we released Trinity Mobile 0.6.0 beta. This was a substantial step forward for the mobile version, including a number of considerable changes and improvements. The addition of node quorum vastly improves the wallet’s security when…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

Posets and Consensus

William Sanders Jan 31, 2019

In any cryptocurrency, transactions are linked to one another using hashes. This unalterable relationship endows the set of transactions with a natural mathematical structure called a partial order. In this post, we discuss partial orders…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

Welcome to the new IOTA documentation portal

Jakub Cech Jan 30, 2019

As you probably know, we have been working on a new user experience for our documentation portal. We are now releasing the first version of the portal. There are still many things that we want to build into the portal in the not-too-far-off…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

Energinet and the IOTA Foundation to Drive Internet of Things Integration in the Energy Ecosystem

Cara Harbor Jan 30, 2019

Energinet and the IOTA Foundation (IOTA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in experimentation with the IOTA Tangle in the IoT and energy market domains.Energinet is an independent public enterprise owned by the Danish…

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9 days ago

Applying IOTA in Global Trade and Supply Chains: Mission Possible

Jens Lund-Nielsen Jan 28, 2019

Trade facilitation, track & trace, provenance… There are many opportunities to apply Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) to international trade and build true innovation. An innovation leveraging the features offered by DLTs, can…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

IRI and client libraries update: Jan. 25

Jakub Cech Jan 25, 2019

To follow up on previous updates from the Trinity and Entangled teams, the client libraries team and the IRI team will also be posting regular updates on the development progress. The updates will contain both an overview of what the teams…

iotatokennews
9 days ago

Untangled Episode #4: Indoor Mapping & Localisation

Casper Eicke Frederiksen Jan 24, 2019

In the fourth episode of Untangled we are exploring the realm of indoor mapping and localisation. Mapping and localisation has reached incredible levels of accuracy over the years, but indoor mapping is lacking far behind.To find out…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Trinity Update: Jan 18th

IOTA News Jan 18, 2019

This is the first of resurrected regular updates from the Trinity team. Every two weeks, we will be posting a brief overview of the team’s recent focus, together with any ideas and longer-term plans surrounding the project.Here’s a…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Who’s In Who’s Out: a Rate Control Algorithm for the Tangle

IOTA News Jan 17, 2019

Rate control in distributed ledgers In most networks, there are circumstances where the incoming traffic load is larger than what the network can handle. If nothing is done to restrict the entrance of traffic, bottlenecks can slow down the…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

IRI 1.6.0 with local snapshots out now!

IOTA News Jan 11, 2019

We know you have all been waiting for this for quite some time. Finally we have finished implementing local snapshots, a feature that allows you to run your node without storing the full transaction history. This means faster…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Smart grid and IOTA — Self balancing grid with smart transformers and smart devices

IOTA News Jan 10, 2019

Smart grid and IOTA — Self balancing grid with smart transformers and smart devices TL;DR: We built a proof of concept of how a smart grid could autonomously balance itself, by sharing data in a secure way via IOTA and letting device…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Untangled Episode #3: New Industrial Business Models

IOTA News Jan 10, 2019

Untangled enters 2019 with a look on New Industrial Business Models and how distributed ledger technologies are part of shaping these in the fourth industrial revolution, Industry 4.0.We are speaking to Simon Jegelka, Managing Director…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

IOTA Foundation Partners with Crypto Storage AG to Offer the First Institutional-Grade IOTA Token…

IOTA News Jan 9, 2019

Crypto Storage AG provides the first professional IOTA crypto token storage infrastructure solution worldwide. IOTA has set itself apart from blockchain developments with the creation of the Tangle. The Tangle is a permissionless, no-fee…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

IBCS Group Uses IOTA Tangle Technology for Track and Trace Supply Chain Solution

IOTA News Jan 8, 2019

(BERLIN, GERMANY — January 8, 2018) The IOTA Foundation, a non-profit foundation focused on distributed ledger technology (DLT) and permissionless ecosystem development, announced today that its open source Tangle technology and Masked…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

The structure of the Tangle — Number of approvers

IOTA News Jan 4, 2019

In this blog, we talk about the number of direct approvers a tip can receive. In the Tangle, each transaction approves exactly two tips. While this implies that the average number of direct approvers is equal to two, the actual number of…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Qubic status update January 3rd 2019

IOTA News Jan 3, 2019

Happy New Year everyone! And welcome to the revamped Qubic team!December saw a restructuring of our development processes with the introduction of Omega team. After a little bit of initial upheaval everyone quickly decided on a personal…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

LoraWAN and IOTA: Proof of Concept of storing data in real time in the Tangle

IOTA News Jan 3, 2019

My wish for 2019 was to create a proof of concept around LoraWAN with IOTA. The obvious thing to do is to store data sent by a LoraWAN device directly into the Tangle. This would be awesome, so… I did! The LoraWAN device I used bought at…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

The Perfect Brainstorm: Contest Winners

IOTA News Jan 2, 2019

With over 210 ideas submitted by our community, the Perfect Brainstorm was a great success, beyond everyone’s expectations. The ideas presented by the community varied greatly, from tamperproof 3D printing, to improving air traffic…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

CHAT.ixi — Using Ict for Permissionless Chat on the IOTA Tangle

IOTA News Jan 1, 2019

The Iota Controlled agenT (Ict) is a project being developed by the IOTA Foundation Omega Team. To most in the community, Ict appears rather abstract, futuristic and difficult to fully grasp. This is why Samuel and I have decided to…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Year in review, year in preview

IOTA News Jan 1, 2019

Year in review 2018 kicked off in the midst of a crypto craze reminiscent of the dotCom one almost 2 decades ago; the grand promise and vast potential of distributed ledger technology had finally started to reach the mainstream and…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Untangled Episode #2: Exploring eHealth

IOTA News Dec 27, 2018

After a warm welcome of Untangled two weeks ago, we are ready to release the next episode of the podcast to keep you enlightened during the Holidays. And, make sure you enter the new year fit and healthy.In the second episode of…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

The challenges facing today’s supply chains

IOTA News Dec 20, 2018

A large part of today’s trade is still based on paper documents and antiquated processes that slow down international trade and have a significant impact on the economy. Trucks and containers standing idle (and thus increasing CO2 emissions…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

IOTA and CYBERCRYPT Announce New Lightweight Trinary Cryptographic Hash Function

IOTA News Dec 20, 2018

BERLIN, GERMANY — December 20, 2018 IOTA Foundation, a non-profit foundation focused on distributed ledger technology (DLT) and permissionless ecosystem development, today announced a new lightweight trinary cryptographic hash function in…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Mixing Time in The Tangle

IOTA News Dec 17, 2018

When my 8 year old twin nieces asked me what I do at my new job, I told them a story: “Imagine you meet a person who is traveling through the whole world. If he told you he started traveling an hour ago, you’d guess he started in the same…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Audi Denkwerkstatt & IOTA: Shaping the future of mobility

IOTA News Dec 14, 2018

Berlin, December 14th, during the hot Berlin summer this year, a team from the Audi Denkwerkstatt started a four month innovation sprint to explore the opportunities of using IOTA technology to solve real world problems in the area of…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Introducing Untangled — the IOTA Podcast

IOTA News Dec 13, 2018

We are happy and excited to announce the release of our new podcast, Untangled.The podcast will be released every other week and explore the many different use cases of the Tangle in the real world in a tangible way for real people.…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Welcome Julia Schulz to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Dec 11, 2018

Julia Schulz joins the IOTA Foundation as Assistant to the Board. She lives in Berlin, Germany. Julia holds a Bachelor of Arts and has worked at the Swedish energy company Vattenfall for the past 9 years.Starting her career as a team…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Introducing the Omega Team

IOTA News Dec 11, 2018

Even with bleeding edge technology such as IOTA, we must balance the need for innovation, with the need to pursue standardisation and operationalisation of more developed streams. The concept of bimodal IT has become increasingly popular in…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

The Third Cohort of IOTA Ecosystem Development Fund Grantees

IOTA News Dec 10, 2018

“Open Source Software (OSS) is by far the most exciting lever + trend for major structural change in technology over the past decade and little has been written about how this works from a data-driven lens: several $X00B+ to $1T+ industries…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Welcome Janna Zielinski to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Dec 10, 2018

Janna Zielinski joins The IOTA Foundation as Head of Strategic Projects, responsible for internal and external Business Model Innovation, and long-term collaboration models. She will support our collaborators in identifying market…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Welcome Mariana De La Roche Wills to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Dec 10, 2018

Mariana De La Roche Wills is a Colombian human rights lawyer and entrepreneur. She holds a Law degree from the Rosario University and a specialization in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law from the Externado University. She graduated with a…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

eCl@ss and the IOTA Foundation Announce Partnership to Standardize IoT Payments and Data…

IOTA News Dec 5, 2018

(BERLIN, GERMANY — December 5, 2018) — IOTA Foundation, a non-profit foundation focused on distributed ledger technology (DLT) and permissionless ecosystem development, today announced a new partnership with eCl@ss to standardize and…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Qubic status update December 3rd 2018

IOTA News Dec 3, 2018

Wow, there went November already. Time sure flies when you’re having fun.We continued to work on the Qubic Dispatcher. At the moment we’re working on the system boundary entities that allow us to interface with the Tangle…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

The IOTA Foundation and RIDDLE&CODE Partner to Enable the Industrial Internet of Things

IOTA News Dec 3, 2018

(BERLIN & VIENNA, December 3, 2018) — the IOTA Foundation and RIDDLE&CODE today announced their agreement to create a fully trusted path from sensor to Distributed Ledger by integrating their respective technologies. This…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Develop Connected Car Apps Using HIGH MOBILITY and IOTA!

IOTA News Nov 30, 2018

The collaboration between HIGH MOBILITY and the IOTA Foundation kicked off with the launch of the IOTA workspace on HIGH MOBILITY’s website.The IOTA workspace within the HIGH MOBILITY platform:HIGH MOBILITY has a sleek online…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

IOTA Contest: The Perfect Brainstorm

IOTA News Nov 24, 2018

The community around IOTA is one of the most vibrant and innovative in the entire DLT ecosystem. With the help of the Ecosystem Fund, the IOTA Foundation is focused on funding the development of projects utilizing IOTA — effectively helping…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Coordinator. Part 4: An Open Source Coordinator

IOTA News Nov 20, 2018

Today marks a milestone (pun intended!) for the IOTA project.We are releasing the code for a new open source version of the coordinator that has been in the works since late last year. The code repository can be found at:…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Coordinator. Part 3: Approaches to Coordicide

IOTA News Nov 20, 2018

While the Coordinator is a powerful protective tool, the objections to its existence are well-understood. The IOTA Foundation is eager to see the day it can be retired. And the research department of the IOTA Foundation has a dedicated…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Coordinator. Part 2: IOTA is a DAG, not a Blockchain

IOTA News Nov 20, 2018

In this second post in the series, we offer some further insights into the exact nature of the IOTA ledger as a Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG). This exercise is particularly useful because these differences help explain the overall future…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Coordinator. Part 1: The Path to Coordicide

IOTA News Nov 20, 2018

This is the first of a multi-part blog series which explains our current plans for removing the Coordinator from the IOTA network, a major milestone towards decentralization.We are excited to open up the discussion about the next steps…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Welcome Bill Buchanan to the IOTA Research Council

IOTA News Nov 16, 2018

Bill Buchanan is a Professor in the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University, a Fellow of the BCS, and a Principal Fellow of the HEA. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2017 Birthday…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Introducing the IOTA Research Council

IOTA News Nov 16, 2018

The IOTA Foundation supports the creation of state-of-the-art distributed ledger technologies, to form the backbone of a future automated data-driven society. With this monumental task comes a growing responsibility for oversight and…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Welcome Angelo Capossele to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Nov 15, 2018

Angelo Capossele joins IOTA Foundation as a new Senior Research Scientist. He is interested in applied cryptography, Internet of Things, security and privacy and received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Rome “La Sapienza”,…

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5 months ago

Welcome Dany Shaanan to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Nov 15, 2018

Dany Shaanan is joining IOTA as a Research Scientist on the Research team. In this role, Dany will focus on the Coordicide project (the eventual removal of the Coordinator, a bootstrapping mechanism that creates additional security for the …

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5 months ago

Welcome Wolfgang Welz to IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Nov 14, 2018

Wolfgang Welz is a researcher and software developer with areas of interest in combinatorial optimization, graph algorithms and network design.He studied mathematics and computer science at the Technische Universität Berlin.After…

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5 months ago

Welcome Luigi Vigneri to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Nov 14, 2018

Luigi Vigneri Ph.D. is a computer scientist with experience in network modeling, graph and queueing theory, large-scale optimization and performance evaluation of networks. He will be joining the Foundation as a senior research scientist.…

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5 months ago

Welcome William Sanders to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Nov 13, 2018

William Sanders is an academic from the realm of pure mathematics. William undertook his undergraduate studies at The University of Nebraska, and his Ph.D. and The University of Kansas. Three years ago, he arrived as a postdoc at the…

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5 months ago

Welcome Andreas Penzkofer to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Nov 13, 2018

Andreas Penzkofer is an electrical engineer and physicist, specializing in analytical and numerical methods. He completed his Ph.D. and post-doctoral research in Electrical Engineering at the University of Sheffield, UK, developing models…

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5 months ago

Welcome Pierre Hoffmann to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Nov 10, 2018

Pierre Hoffmann is a business developer who has worked for companies such as TOTAL and Microsoft. Pierre was initially interested in Artificial Intelligence and the way it reshapes the economy, before diving into IoT & Distributed…

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5 months ago

Confirmation and ɑ

IOTA News Nov 8, 2018

Currently, we do not need any measure of acceptance of a transaction, since the coordinator issues milestones, which provides us a simple rule to decide whether a transaction should or should not be accepted. But what would happen after the…

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5 months ago

Welcome Anne Smith to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Nov 8, 2018

Anne Smith is a Senior Project Manager with an extensive background in Software and Hardware Quality Management. She has managed international projects and technical teams in the US, Finland, China, India, Netherlands, UK, and Germany.…

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5 months ago

Welcome Sadjy Sadjan to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Nov 6, 2018

Sadjy Sadjan is a Networks, Systems and Security Engineer, as well as a cryptocurrency enthusiast. He holds an Engineering degree in Networking and Services and OSCP certification. His previous roles include Network and Security Consultant…

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5 months ago

Welcome Andrew Brough to IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Nov 5, 2018

Andrew Brough joins the IOTA Foundation as a Senior UX/UI Designer, bringing onboard a wealth of experience in user-centered design to the IOTA ecosystem.Working closely with Dr. Navin Ramachandran and the Trinity team, Andrew has…

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5 months ago

Welcome Luca Moser to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Nov 5, 2018

Luca Moser is a self-taught full-stack software engineer based in Zurich, Switzerland, with a strong interest in web technologies and backend systems. At an early age, he began to experiment by building his own computers. Later in his…

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5 months ago

Welcome Lukas Tassanyi to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Nov 4, 2018

Lukas Tassanyi is a German Student currently doing his Bachelor of Computer Science at the Technical University Dresden. He is better known to the IOTA community as MicroHash for his work in the ecosystem, such as the IOTA Spam Fund and his…

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5 months ago

Qubic status update November 3rd 2018

IOTA News Nov 3, 2018

October flew by in a hurry. While expanding the Abra support library AbraLib we found cause for a few minor changes to the Abra language to make it easier to use. In addition AbraLib was cleaned up and some initial best practices/patterns…

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5 months ago

Go and Java library beta out now and what’s next for IOTA client libraries

IOTA News Nov 2, 2018

IOTA client libraries are an important part of our developer ecosystem. We see many of you using them to build amazing things every day. That’s why it’s important that we invest in their future. Back in August, we released the first beta…

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5 months ago

IOTA Foundation Announces Integration with Ledger Hardware Wallet for Secure Storage and User…

IOTA News Nov 2, 2018

IOTA Foundation Announces Integration with Ledger Hardware Wallet for Secure Storage and User Access of IOTA Tokens. When you buy IOTA, IOTA Coin Holders can now Isolate Their Tokens From Their Computer or Smartphone(BERLIN, GERMANY — November 2, 2018)…

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5 months ago

Help us build a great documentation portal

IOTA News Nov 1, 2018

Information sharing is a vital part of achieving our vision. Making sure all the necessary information is available in a clear and concise manner is a cornerstone to a great ecosystem. Our documentation site has been the go-to place for…

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5 months ago

IOTA Foundation and HIGH MOBILITY to Drive App Development for Smart Mobility

IOTA News Oct 31, 2018

(BERLIN, GERMANY — October 31, 2018) — HIGH MOBILITY and the IOTA Foundation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the integration of IOTA content, blueprints and tutorials into HIGH MOBILITY´s developer platform.…

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5 months ago

IOTA and Freedom

IOTA News Oct 26, 2018

Who controls node behaviour? As you all know, from the beginning, we wanted to build a cryptosystem with no transaction fees. As explained many times (e.g. here), to get rid of the fees one has to get rid of miners. Miners are those…

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5 months ago

Trinity Public Bug Bounty

IOTA News Oct 24, 2018

The Trinity Wallet bug bounty program is now open to the public Since its release, Trinity Wallet has been warmly welcomed by the IOTA community. Trinity improves in almost all aspects of the previous wallet. Not only does it have improved…

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5 months ago

Welcome S. D. Nelson to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Oct 15, 2018

S. D. Nelson (“Nelson”) joins IOTA as a technical writer. From quick start to deep dive, he can explain IOTA technology so everyone understands. He shares IOTA’s passion for zero-cost transactions in the Internet of Things so that society…

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5 months ago

IOTA’s Tangle Powers IAMPASS Biometric Palm Vein Authentication For Digital Identity

IOTA News Oct 15, 2018

IOTA Gains Momentum for its Smart City Initiative with Bio-Identity Verification(BERLIN, GERMANY — October 15, 2018) IOTA Foundation, a non-profit foundation focused on distributed ledger technology (DLT) and permissionless ecosystem…

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5 months ago

Attack analysis – the simple parasite chain

IOTA News Oct 10, 2018

Note: This blog post is intended for a reader with a basic understanding of the Tangle. In particular, we heavily rely on concepts like a random walk in the Tangle, a cumulative weight (and how it affects random walk), an α parameter and a…

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5 months ago

Welcome Thibault Martinez to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Oct 8, 2018

Thibault Martinez is a French Software Engineer living in Montpellier. He graduated with a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science from Epitech (Paris Graduate School of Digital Innovation), where he also has been a teacher and deputy head of…

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5 months ago

The Second Cohort of Ecosystem Development Fund Grantees

IOTA News Oct 5, 2018

“With open source, better/faster/cheaper by itself is available for the low, low price of zero dollars. As an open source company, we don’t cry about that. Instead, we look at how open source might create a new inflection point that…

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5 months ago

Welcome Daniela Faustino to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Oct 5, 2018

Daniela Faustino is a passionate international business executive with a focus on building teams and organizational capacity. A proven track record as senior leadership team member in crafting a strategic vision, driving growth and…

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5 months ago

Welcome Cara Harbor to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Oct 3, 2018

Cara Harbor joins The IOTA Foundation as the new Head of Communication. In this role, she will be instrumental in developing The IOTA Foundation’s external and internal communication strategy. She will also lead the charge in ensuring IOTA…

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5 months ago

Validity in the Tangle: The good, the bad, and the ugly

IOTA News Oct 1, 2018

This article discusses how we can assess the validity of a transaction in a distributed ledger, and the particular issues we face in the case of the Tangle.To begin with, let’s look at blockchain data structures. In a blockchain, before…

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5 months ago

One seed to sow your key(s)

IOTA News Oct 1, 2018

IOTA tokens are stored in private, pseudo-anonymous virtual ‘wallets’. Each wallet is identified and protected by a unique access key known as a ‘seed’. Although we call them wallets, they do not actually store the tokens. Think of them as…

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5 months ago

Welcome Florian Doebler to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Sep 21, 2018

Florian Doebler is an Economist and Entrepreneur with a focus on behavioral science and international development. He joins the IOTA Foundation as Social Impact & Donor Relations Coordinator at our headquarters in Berlin. During his…

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5 months ago

ENGIE Lab CRIGEN and the IOTA Foundation to drive DLT innovation in the smart energy ecosystem

IOTA News Sep 6, 2018

Oslo, Norway, July 2018 — ENGIE Lab CRIGEN and The IOTA Foundation (IOTA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in experimentation with the IOTA Tangle in the Energy and related IoT domains.ENGIE Lab CRIGEN is the corporate…

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5 months ago

Welcome Mark Nixon to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Sep 5, 2018

Mark Nixon joins IOTA to head up the Smart City Program. He brings a wealth of experience gained across the TMT sector having held senior commercial and operational roles for 3Com, Verizon, Nokia, O2 and most recently Huawei where he led…

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5 months ago

Modelling New Business Models with IOTA

IOTA News Sep 3, 2018

People often ask me what Blockchain or Distributed Ledger Technology is. As a technical analyst, it is part of my job to explain it to them. However some technologies are extremely difficult to explain in a simple fashion.DLT or…

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5 months ago

Welcome Michele Nati to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Sep 2, 2018

Michele Nati, PhD has 15 years of experience in the fields of data and IoT, working on research and development and recently on innovation in a number of roles, from Academia to SMEs to government organisations. During his career he…

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5 months ago

Coming Up: Local Snapshots

IOTA News Sep 1, 2018

A development status update Over the last few months, the IOTA network has seen a significant increase in activity as more and more developers start to implement solutions based on the Tangle. While this is a very promising development,…

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5 months ago

Welcome Sam Chen to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Aug 31, 2018

陳志誠 (Sam Chen) is a software engineer based in Taiwan, with experience in embedded systems, the Android framework, and software integration. He holds a Bachelor of Science with specialization in computer science and studied electronic…

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5 months ago

Welcome Marwen Trabelsi to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Aug 30, 2018

Marwen Trabelsi is a software engineer with experience in multi-threading and concurrency in Linux systems. Marwen graduated from the High Institute of Computer Science (Institut supérieur d’Informatique), in Tunis. He was curious about…

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5 months ago

Economics in Cryptoland

IOTA News Aug 29, 2018

Two forms of money are familiar: token- and ledger-based. The former consists of coins and bills. Possession of the tokens amounts to their ownership. The history of their possession is irrelevant to their current status. Ideally the tokens…

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5 months ago

Welcome Brord van Wierst to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Aug 29, 2018

Brord van Wierst is a full stack programmer with a focus on creating complex programming infrastructure and server-side data management. He graduated only 2 years ago with a Bachelors in Computer Science from the Hogeschool Arnhem Nijmegen,…

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5 months ago

Welcome Janine Härtel to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Aug 28, 2018

Janine Härtel joins the Mobility & Automotive adoption team as a senior project manager. Since she was a young girl, Janine has driven every car she could get her hands on, old or new, no matter which brand or model. She also loves to…

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5 months ago

Welcome Hans Moog to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA News Aug 28, 2018

Hans Moog is a tech enthusiast, hacker and entrepreneur, with 24 years of experience in software development. He studied computer science at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich with a focus on cloud computing, IT security and…

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5 months ago

Trinity Desktop Beta Release

IOTA News Aug 25, 2018

The IOTA Foundation is proud to announce the public beta release of the Trinity Desktop wallet app. The Trinity Mobile wallet was released to a warm reception earlier this year, addressing many of the usability issues of the standard GUI…


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