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iotatokennews
27 days ago

A new “consensus”: The Tangle Multiverse [Part 2]

Hans Moog Nov 12, 2019

In the first part of this series of blog posts, I have described the fundamental ideas and concepts behind this new approach but all of the descriptions have been pretty philosophical and the descriptions rather vague. I now want to use the…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

A new “consensus”: The Tangle Multiverse [Part 1]

Hans Moog Nov 11, 2019

I have long thought of a way to properly present and explain the ideas behind this new approach to a broader audience. I first thought about doing it in a video to explain all the reasoning behind it but a video would maybe not be concise…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

Identities and Sybil protection in IOTA

Luigi Vigneri Nov 8, 2019

Shirley Ardell Mason, also known as Sybil Dorsett, was an American artist.And a sophisticated young French girl.And a nameless perpetual teenager.And a talented musician.And an emotional writer.And a male carpenter.…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

Welcome Vlad Semenov to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA Foundation Nov 5, 2019

Vlad Semenov is joining IOTA as a software engineer of the entangled team. In this role, he will focus on improving MAM and making it a fully-fledged solution based on DLT.Vlad lives in Minsk, Belarus and has been in the technology…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

IOTA is now available on Binance.US

Binance Oct 22, 2019

IOTA is now available on Binance.US. Trading for IOTA/USD trading pairs opened on October 22nd, 2019, at 9:00pm EST / 6:00pm PST. IOTA Binance .US is a fast and efficient marketplace providing access and trading across a diverse selection of…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

Ledger Nano X — To The Moon Limited Edition

Ledger Oct 3, 2019

To celebrate 5 years of crypto security innovation, Ledger is thrilled to announce and share with their community, the IOTA Ledger X To The Moon edition.5 years ago, Ledger built one of the most secure solutions for the crypto…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

Welcome Navin Ramachandran to the IOTA Foundation Board of Directors

IOTA Foundation Nov 4, 2019

Dr. Navin Ramachandran has been a member of the IOTA Foundation since the end of 2016. As a practicing medical doctor and healthcare researcher, Navin took the lead of IOTA’s eHealth-focused activities, publishing on the use of the IOTA MAM…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

A week in the life of an IOTA Research Intern III

Andrew Cullen Nov 4, 2019

In the first and second blog posts of this series “A week in the life of an IOTA Research Intern”, I gave you an overview of how I got involved with IOTA, how the foundation works day-to-day, and gave you a brief technical background on my…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

Hub Update: Easily Integrate IOTA With Your Exchange, Custody Solution, Or Product

Dan Simerman Oct 29, 2019

Even though we are building IOTA for a world where machines can communicate seamlessly with one another, it is incredibly important that we take a step back to make sure that the usability of our technology suits the needs of the humans who…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

IOTA, Dell Technologies, and the Linux Foundation team up for Data Confidence Fabrics

Mathew Yarger Oct 28, 2019

IOTA, Dell Technologies, and the Linux Foundation team up for Project AlvariumIn our initial Towards Open Collaboration announcement, we discussed our new collaboration with the Linux Foundation under their LF Edge platform. We are…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

Coordicide update — Autopeering: Part 2

Olivia Saa Oct 25, 2019

Introduction In the last blog post, we shared with you the IOTA Research Team’s simulator of the current autopeering model, along with some early results. In this second part of the series, we aim to give you a clear overview of the…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

Connecting an IoT Device to I3 and IOTA

Nelson Oct 23, 2019

Contributors: “Nelson” Nelson, Gowri Ramachandran, Kurian KaryakulamThe first article in this series introduced IoT, I3 and IOTA. This article explains the details of buying and selling data on the I3 Marketplace. By design, the I3…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

Towards Open Collaboration: FIWARE and IOTA join forces for a Smart Digital Future

Mathew Yarger Oct 23, 2019

Recently, we announced that we at the IOTA Foundation are making new strides Toward Open Collaboration. As a part of this effort, we are relinquishing the development silo that we have built to enable cohesive contributions into external…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

IOTA/+CityxChange, community Update

Duncan Main Oct 22, 2019

On 6 July 2018, the +CityxChange proposal was formally accepted by the European Commission to become a new smart city lighthouse project, under the EU Horizon 2020 “Smart Cities and Communities” topic. The project was awarded after a…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

Dev status update — October, 2019

Jakub Cech Oct 17, 2019

Published by the IOTA dev team every month, this update will provide you with news and updates about our key projects! Please click here if you want to see the last status update. Bee Bee will be using Request for Comments (RFC), an…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

IOTA Newsletter #15 — Chronicle Permanode Solution, Industry Markerplace & Linux…

Casper Eicke Frederiksen Oct 14, 2019

Introducing Chronicle — A Permanode SolutionChronicle is the IOTA Foundation’s official permanode solution. It makes it easy for node owners to store all IOTA transactions in a fast, secure, scalable, and distributed database.Read…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

Coordicide update — Autopeering: Part 1

Angelo Capossele Oct 11, 2019

The Autopeering Module A few months ago, we opened up the source code of GoShimmer, IOTA’s prototype and research tool to experiment and test the building blocks of Coordicide. We are thrilled to see such a big and productive engagement…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

Welcome Virginie Pera to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA Foundation Oct 8, 2019

Virginie Pera is joining IOTA as HR Administrator of the Human Resources team. In this role, she will be responsible for the administrative staff of the IOTA Foundation.Virginie Pera was born and grew up in Berlin. She started her…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

How to get started with the IOTA Industry Marketplace: A Step-by-Step Guide

Lisa Schneider Oct 2, 2019

We recently launched the Industry Marketplace: a vendor and industry-neutral platform developed by IOTA and world-leading innovators. This blog post is for anyone who wants to contribute to the Industry Marketplace by setting up an instance…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

A week in the life of an IOTA Research Intern II

Andrew Cullen Oct 2, 2019

In the first blog post of the series “A week in the life of an IOTA Research Intern,” I told you how I got involved with the IOTA Foundation and described my first week working with the IOTA team. In this second edition, I will give a quick…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

IOTA and Zühlke Partner up to Accelerate Machine-as-a-Service Solutions

Casper Eicke Frederiksen Oct 1, 2019

Purchasing manufacturing machinery and other industrial equipment usually take a heavy toll on the company bankroll. By offering the costly equipment on an automated pay-per-use basis, this headache will soon be alleviated.As IOTA…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

One Step Closer to Coordicide: IOTA Releases Fast Probabilistic Consensus Simulator

Andreas Penzkofer Sep 27, 2019

In a previous blogpost, the IOTA Research Department, with the collaboration of one of our research grant recipients, Dr. Sebastian Mueller, published simulation results of the FPC protocol, short for Fast Probabilistic Consensus, which was…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

Co-Creating Impact: The IOTA Foundation joins forces with EIT Climate KIC

Florian Doebler Sep 27, 2019

The loss of ecosystems and climate change threaten human well-being and biodiversity alike. Grassroots movements, as well as international institutions, call for urgent systemic change. As a non-profit foundation focused on the positive…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

Welcome Levente Pap to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA Foundation Sep 26, 2019

Levente Pap is joining IOTA as a Software Engineer of the Engineering team. In this role, he will focus on developing different parts of IOTA technology.Levente lives in Berlin, Germany and has always been thrilled by creating systems…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

Welcome Jelle Millenaar to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA Foundation Sep 25, 2019

Jelle Millenaar is joining the IOTA Foundation as a Software Engineer, based in Utrecht, the Netherlands. He will focus on the development and positioning of Digital Identity and increase our presence in the Netherlands. Due to his broad…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

Welcome Antonio Nardella to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA Foundation Sep 25, 2019

Antonio Nardella is joining IOTA as a Community Manager.Antonio Nardella lives in Bolzano, Italy and has been in IT for over twenty years. He is a tech-consultant, technology-minded, creator with a focus on practical solutions. He is…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

IOTA presents at the 2nd International Conference on Blockchain, Identity & Cryptography

Andrew Greve Sep 25, 2019

We are excited to share that Professor Serguei Popov, Professor Bill Buchanan and Dr. Moody Alam — all members of the IOTA Research Council — recently attended and presented at the 2nd International Conference on Blockchain, Identity, and…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

Intro to IoT, I3, & IOTA

Nelson Sep 24, 2019

This is the first in a series of articles about programming for the Internet of Things, marketplaces for data, and distributed ledger technology for mobility and smart city apps.Pronounced “i-three”, the I3 Consortium is a group of…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

Towards Open Collaboration: The Linux Foundation and IOTA Foundation join forces through LF Edge

Mathew Yarger Sep 23, 2019

At the IOTA Foundation, we’ve always done things a bit differently. Many like to think that while our industry mostly took a left, we instead took a hard right. Embracing new architectures, rapid development, rapid research, and an internal…

iotatokennews
27 days ago

Winners of the IOTA Machine Money contest on Hackster.io

Lewis Freiberg Sep 23, 2019

We are proud to announce the winners of the Machine Money contest on Hackster.io. The contest was focused on combining the value transfer element of the IOTA protocol with hardware solutions. We were impressed with the level of skill the…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

IOTA Foundation launches Industry Marketplace, the World’s First Autonomous and Decentralized…

Holger Kother Sep 19, 2019

The Industry Marketplace, Leveraging IOTA’s Distributed Ledger Technology, will enable increased Interconnectivity between Humans, Machines, and Machine Readable Contracts.Visit the Industry Marketplace here.The IOTA Foundation is…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Welcome Daniel Elsawey to IOTA Foundation!

IOTA Foundation Sep 18, 2019

Daniel Elsawey is joining the IOTA Foundation as a member of the Advisory Board. He is currently the Chief Investment Officer of a stealth Digital Asset start-up focused on Institutional access. He has over 10 years of experience in…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Dev status update — September, 2019

Edward Greve Sep 18, 2019

Published by the IOTA dev team every month, this update will provide you with news and updates about our key projects!Last month we started a new format for the dev update and our regular readers noticed the difference right away. We’re…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Introducing Chronicle — A Permanode Solution

IOTA Foundation Sep 17, 2019

The IOTA protocol is a permissionless trust layer for the Internet of Things which enables a frictionless exchange of value between machines and humans. Anyone can secure data on the Tangle and make it verifiable to third parties for free.…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

IOTA Newsletter #14 — Smart City Energy Tracking, ESP32 Wallet & Consensus in the Tangle

Casper Eicke Frederiksen Sep 17, 2019

IOTA showcases sustainable energy traceability at Powerhouse Energy Positive BuildingTraceable, renewable energy seamlessly being tracked locally in real time between buildings, infrastructure, and consumers is already being tested in a…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Welcome Clint Walker to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA Foundation Sep 11, 2019

Clint Walker is joining the Supervisory Board of the IOTA Foundation. In this role, along with Richard Soley, Clint will be responsible for the general oversight and guidance of the IOTA Foundation.Clint lives in Wilmington, Delaware in…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

A week in the life of an IOTA Research Intern

Andrew Cullen Sep 10, 2019

Over the next two months, I will be writing about my experience as a Research Intern at the IOTA Foundation (IF).I applied for the role after working for several months on attack analysis of the pre-Coordicide Tangle and tip selection…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Welcome Jon Crowcroft to the IOTA Research Council!

IOTA Foundation Sep 9, 2019

Professor Jon Crowcroft is one of the most internationally recognized researchers in distributed computing. His seminal works have often changed the course of this field. He is the Marconi Professor of Communications Systems in the Computer…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Welcome Brian Marcel to IOTA Foundation!

IOTA Foundation Sep 6, 2019

Brian Marcel has over 40 years of hands-on, high-level, senior corporate and entrepreneurial experience. He got involved in the early days of barcoding and after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, he set up Joint Ventures in five former…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

Trinity Mobile 1.1.0 – Important Information

Charlie Varley Sep 3, 2019

We have just released Trinity Mobile 1.1.0 under the new Trinity Mobile testing environment. For release candidate (beta) versions, a separate app will be installed instead of overwriting your main Trinity version’s data. When we are…

iotatokennews
3 months ago

IOTA showcases sustainable energy traceability at Powerhouse Energy Positive Building

Casper Eicke Frederiksen Aug 30, 2019

Traceable, renewable energy seamlessly being tracked locally in real time between buildings, infrastructure, and consumers is already being tested in a real-world environment.The Powerhouse building in Trondheim, the world’s…

iotatokennews
4 months ago

Consensus in the IOTA Tangle — FPC

Sebastian Mueller Aug 20, 2019

This is the first in a series of posts that explain the consensus protocols described in IOTA Coordicide.The main objective of this series is to keep the community updated on recent research results and also to explain interesting…

iotatokennews
4 months ago

IOTA ESP32 Wallet

Sam Chen Aug 17, 2019

Now that CClient v1.0.0-beta is released, IOTA can implement a hardware wallet based on it. I will, in this blogpost, briefly explain the architecture of the IOTA Wallet on ESP32 and I will demonstrate the wallet application.…

iotatokennews
4 months ago

Welcome Thabata Dias to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA Foundation Aug 16, 2019

Thabata Dias is joining IOTA Foundation as a Social Media Manager. In this role, she will focus on helping IOTA to grow its social media channels, such as LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube. She will also be an evangelist for IOTA’s mission…

iotatokennews
4 months ago

IOTA Newsletter #13 — $5 Million Coordicide Grants, STMicroelectronics Partnership &…

Casper Eicke Frederiksen Aug 15, 2019

IOTA Announces $5 Million in Grants for Coordicide-related ResearchCoordicide is the top priority for the IOTA Foundation. Now academia and other research organizations can receive grants to further the adoption of the technology and…

iotatokennews
4 months ago

Learning by example: IOTA Workshops

Dave de Fijter Aug 13, 2019

IOTA introduces a lot of new concepts, such as the Tangle and Trinary, which may seem difficult to use. That’s why we have some excellent client libraries that abstract most of the concepts into easy-to-use functions.To help you start…

iotatokennews
4 months ago

IOTA Launches Coordicide Grant Applications

Andrew Greve Aug 9, 2019

We recently announced our $5 million grant program for Coordicide-related research, which you can read about here.Today, we are proud to launch an update to our Coordicide website and the opening of our application for grants! The…

iotatokennews
4 months ago

Welcome Jonathan Shaffer to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA Foundation Aug 8, 2019

Jonathan Shaffer joins IOTA as a Senior Electrical Engineer, based out of Atlanta, Georgia, with expertise in programmable logic devices, digital signal processing, and hardware design. He brings with him an extensive background in avionics…

iotatokennews
4 months ago

The 5th Cohort of IOTA Ecosystem Development Fund Grantees

Mark Schmidt Aug 7, 2019

Over the last few months, we’ve worked very hard to improve the IOTA Ecosystem Development Fund and to make sure we use the funds in the best way possible to benefit the whole Ecosystem.Today, the IOTA Ecosystem team is very happy to…

iotatokennews
4 months ago

Dev status update, August 2019

Edward Greve Aug 7, 2019

As we mentioned last time, the monthly update has become less Qubic-specific as we’ve recognized the need for more information about different projects, not only Qubic. With that in mind, we’ll be trying out this new format and including…

iotatokennews
4 months ago

Welcome Begoña Alvarez to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA Foundation Aug 7, 2019

Begoña Alvarez is a software developer with experience in high-end industrial applications and web services, and a passion for user experience. She holds a Telecommunications Engineering (Electrical+IT) Master’s degree from UPM, Spain. She…

iotatokennews
4 months ago

The Next Steps for Trinity

Charlie Varley Aug 5, 2019

What’s next for Trinity? It’s a nice feeling to be able to write an update on the progress of Trinity with the wallet now available on app stores and released to 1.0.0. Many hours of work went into this project and it has culminated in an…

iotatokennews
4 months ago

IOTA-powered Telco Asset Marketplace: Architecture overview (Part 2)

Michele Nati PhD Jul 26, 2019

After reading the first and more business-oriented part of our blogpost, this second part will guide through the technical implementation of our Telco Asset Marketplace and show how it works in practice.A multi-sided marketplace can…

iotatokennews
4 months ago

Introducing the IOTA-powered Telco Asset Marketplace (Part 1)

Michele Nati PhD Jul 26, 2019

New business models: how to reduce Telco infrastructure costs and accelerate mobile services deployment Back in May, the IOTA team attended the TMForum Digital Transformation World event in Nice. The event was organized by the TMForum, a…

iotatokennews
4 months ago

Sergey Ivancheglo departs from the IOTA Foundation

David Sonstebo Jul 26, 2019

Sergey Ivancheglo, better known as Come-from-Beyond/CFB had planned his resignation from the IOTA Foundation when the Alpha and Omega engineering teams were to be merged at the end of June. As planned Sergey submitted his resignation letter…

iotatokennews
4 months ago

IOTA Announces $5 million in Grants for Coordicide-Related Research

Andrew Greve Jul 25, 2019

We are delighted to offer the community $5 million in funds to contribute towards Coordicide-related research.Since we announced our path to Coordicide, our focus has been on researching the best way to implement it. Some of our…

iotatokennews
4 months ago

Welcome Dieter Kondek to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA Foundation Jul 24, 2019

Dieter Kondek is joining IOTA Foundation as a member of the Advisory Board. He is a General Partner and Managing Director of Global Blockchain Ventures, LLC. He has over 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur, startup investor and senior…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

Open Sourcing of the GoShimmer Prototype

Andreas Penzkofer Jul 24, 2019

Open Sourcing of the GoShimmer PrototypeAt IOTA we strongly support the decentralized and transparent nature of DLTs. Not only within the technology we develop, but also within our own Foundation. Most of us work remotely from all over…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

IOTA Links with STMicroelectronics to Accelerate IoT Technology Integration

Cara Harbor Jul 23, 2019

BERLIN, GERMANY (July 23, 2019) — The IOTA Foundation, a not-for-profit organization delivering the world’s first scalable, feeless and fully-decentralized distributed ledger technology, is working with STMicroelectronics, a global…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

Introducing IOTA Insights

Dan Simerman Jul 22, 2019

As IOTA grows into an international organization and technical standard, it’s important that the world inside and outside of the blockchain industry understand the IOTA story, what we are focused on, and how we plan to evolve in the coming…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

Coordicide: The Road Ahead

Edward Greve Jul 22, 2019

With the help of our vibrant community and industry partners working towards real-world adoption, the IOTA project has come a long way in the past three years. While the Coordinator has been an essential component thus far for securing the…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

IOTA Newsletter #12 — Trinity Wallet Release, Tracking Food Allergens, Azimuth & more

Mark Schmidt Jul 18, 2019

IOTA Foundation releases the Trinity WalletThe IOTA Foundation is proud to announce the full release of the Trinity wallet on all major mobile and desktop platforms. Check out the new features and slick design in the video below. Read …

iotatokennews
5 months ago

IOTA Summer Summit 2019

IOTA Foundation Jul 16, 2019

For the second time in history, the entire IOTA Foundation gathered for the annual IOTA Summer Summit.Under the searing German sun, the IOTA team gathered on the coast of the Baltic Sea to evaluate the last year’s efforts, plan and…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

Welcome Louay Kamel to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA Foundation Jul 15, 2019

Louay Kamel joins IOTA as a Software Engineer on the permanode team. In this role, Louay will focus on implementing a permanode utilising another of his recent projects: OverDB (a scalable distributed graph / multi-model database engine…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

Welcome Evaldas Drąsutis to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA Foundation Jul 15, 2019

Evaldas Drąsutis lives in Vilnius, Lithuania. He started programming at age 16, by coding 2nd generation soviet computers at the hardware level with octal code and punch tapes. Since then Evaldas has held a variety of software-related…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

Welcome Dr. Bing-Yang Lin to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA Foundation Jul 12, 2019

Dr. Bing-Yang Lin joins The IOTA Foundation as a Senior Software Engineer.Dr. Bing-Yang Lin lives in Hsinchu, Taiwan, and has almost 10 years of programming and research experience. Before joining IOTA, Bing-Yan worked for the Taiwan…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

Empowering Machines with Wallets: 2nd IOTA Development Contest on Hackster.io

Lewis Freiberg Jul 11, 2019

Today we are announcing our second IOTA development contest focused around machines with wallets. The contest has thousands of dollars worth of prizes up for grabs, including a drone, VR headset and 3D printer. We want developers to flex…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

IRI 1.8.0 with networking rewrite

Jakub Cech Jul 10, 2019

The IRI team has been hard at work the past couple months on increasing the stability of the software, and making it better prepared to accommodate the growth in adoption of IOTA. The previous release, IRI 1.7.1, brought multiple fixes that…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

Welcome Duncan Main to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA Foundation Jul 5, 2019

Duncan is joining IOTA as a Junior Project Manager within the Projects and Partners team. In this role, he will focus on the formal aspects of project management while engaging with our partners and making sure projects run smoothly from…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

Welcome Samuel Rufinatscha to the IOTA Foundation

IOTA Foundation Jul 4, 2019

Samuel Rufinatscha has joined IOTA as a Software Engineer on the Ict and Bee teams, building the future core node framework of IOTA. You can follow his work on the #bee-dev channel of the IOTA Discord.Samuel is currently studying computer…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

Qubic status update July 3rd 2019

Eric Hop Jul 3, 2019

For those of you who did not notice, we had another ReSum and SumSum last month. This putting together of all minds in the company, meeting face to face, has resulted into a renewed focus and updates to some plans. More info will be coming…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

IOTA Foundation Releases the Trinity Wallet

Charlie Varley Jul 2, 2019

The IOTA Foundation is proud to announce the full release of the Trinity wallet on all major mobile and desktop platforms.Trinity started from humble beginnings as a Computer Science summer project at University College London. The…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

IOTA presents at IEEE ICBC in Seoul

Andrew Greve Jun 24, 2019

The IEEE ICBC is a premier forum for the latest research in the field of DLT. At the IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency 2019 in Seoul, South Korea, several members of our research team co-authored and presented…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

ELI9: Azimuth (previously known as NB-PoW)

Jake Cahill Jun 24, 2019

A simple explanation (ELI9=explain like I am 9) of Azimuth (also known as NB-PoW) — A different approach to proof of work that we are working on as part of our long-term vision for IOTA. This post is the result of a collaboration among…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

Trinity Desktop 0.6.2 Release

Charlie Varley Jun 22, 2019

The new build brings a number of crash and bug fixes. Notably, migrations from < 0.5.0 versions to latest have been fixed.Download it here: https://github.com/iotaledger/trinity-wallet/releases/tag/0.6.2Fix: Migration not…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

IOTA Foundation Releases the Results of the Trinity Security Audit by SIXGEN

Charlie Varley Jun 21, 2019

We are pleased to release the results of the Trinity audit conducted by world-leading cybersecurity firm SIXGEN. A security assessment of all desktop and mobile versions (Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android) revealed an overall LOW risk of…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

Trinity Mobile 0.7.3 Release

Charlie Varley Jun 20, 2019

Trinity Mobile 0.7.3 has been released. This version brings a number of bug fixes and stability improvements.New: Add front camera support when QR scanning (#1795) Fix: Autopromotion not working as intended (#1794) Fix: Improve…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

IOTA Newsletter #11 — Coordicide Blueprint, Supply Chain Tracking, Smart Cities…

Mark Schmidt Jun 20, 2019

IOTA announces the blueprint for CoordicideIOTA unveils blueprint for Coordicide. Read more about the removal of the Coordinator in the article and get an introduction to this technological breakthrough in the video below. Read more……

iotatokennews
5 months ago

IOTA-Primority Partnership: How to improve food and consumer safety?

Michele Nati PhD Jun 20, 2019

Food allergy can be a fatal threat for unaware consumers. But even the most cautious allergy sufferers run a daily risk when they carefully pick their groceries. The labels on packaged food can be hard to read and difficult to understand…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

Trinity Desktop 0.6.1 Release

Charlie Varley Jun 18, 2019

Trinity Desktop 0.6.1 has been released. This build contains several bug fixes.Download it here: https://github.com/iotaledger/trinity-wallet/releases/tag/0.6.1- Fix: Autopromotion not working as intended (#1794) - Fix: Improve…

iotatokennews
5 months ago

IRI 1.7.1 Update

Jakub Cech Jun 18, 2019

What's new:Fixes to some of the current node issues, improved stability Transaction pruning is now off by default. If you want to limit the transaction history stored on your node, please use the LOCAL_SNAPSHOTS_PRUNING_ENABLED flag.…

iotatokennews
6 months ago

Trinity Desktop 0.6.0 Release

Charlie Varley Jun 15, 2019

This release brings a substantial rewrite of the networking layer. Trinity will now perform automatic node management in the background. Advanced users have the option to adjust a number of different node selection settings. There are…

iotatokennews
6 months ago

Connecting The Human Economy and The Machine Economy

Dan Simerman Jun 14, 2019

The IOTA technology and digital asset is a unique player in the world of distributed ledger technologies. Its forward thinking design was architected to support the unforeseen challenges of wide-scale IoT networks, quantum resistant…

iotatokennews
6 months ago

Client libraries and IRI with networking rewrite update

Jakub Cech Jun 14, 2019

Many things have been baking in our IRI and client lib development efforts the past few months and I feel like it is time for another update to highlight what is coming. If you are an IRI node operator, then please do read on. We will go…

iotatokennews
6 months ago

Introduction of Aigarth

Come from Beyond Jun 10, 2019

The first trillionaire will be an artificial intelligence entrepreneur. The majority of people either agree or disagree with this prediction and only a small fraction sees the third option — the whole mankind being the beneficiary. Split 1…

iotatokennews
6 months ago

Welcome Jake Cahill to the IOTA Foundation

David Sonstebo Jun 7, 2019

Jake lives in Surrey, the United Kingdom where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in applied languages, including translation, French, Spanish, Arabic, and technical communication. Before IOTA, Jake worked as a technical writer and…

iotatokennews
6 months ago

Season Finale: Untangled Episode #14: Supporting Digital Infrastructure of the IOTA Economy

Casper Eicke Frederiksen Jun 6, 2019

In this episode of Untangled we are talking to Dan Simerman, the new Head of Financial Relations in the IOTA Foundation and Frank Zhou, founder & CEO of Zeux, a banking and payment app that recently partnered with IOTA.We talked about…

iotatokennews
6 months ago

Qubic status update June 3rd 2019

Eric Hop Jun 4, 2019

Happy first anniversary, Qubic! We’re celebrating one year of Qubic status updates with the new simplified design that Sabri is introducing to our header image.This year has been quite the roller coaster ride, with lots of reading,…

iotatokennews
6 months ago

Internet-of-Things Apocalypse

Come from Beyond Jun 2, 2019

Several years have passed since the launch of IOTA but people still do not fully understand some things about this technology, so I have decided to list nuances which are important.The Internet-of-Things is not about things communicating…

iotatokennews
6 months ago

IOTA is now available on Piexgo and Cumberland

Cara Harbor Jun 1, 2019

IOTA is now available on Piexgo and over-the-counter on Cumberland exchange, a DRW company and one of the world's leading crypto OTC liquidity providers. Retail investors, hedge funds, businesses and approved investor vehicles can buy…

iotatokennews
6 months ago

Trinity Desktop 0.5.2 Release

Charlie Varley May 31, 2019

- Fix: Chart and price API calls (#1595) - Fix: Skip retry failed transactions when password is not available (#1602) - Fix: Ledger onboarding loading forever without reporting an error (#1603) - Fix: Linux version incorrectly reporting…

iotatokennews
6 months ago

IOTA and Avalanche

Serguei Popov May 31, 2019

People have told me recently of claims that “IOTA cloned Avalanche”, which are being expressed since the release of Shimmer. Initially, I thought “Ah, it must be those ‘Twitter experts’… not worth even a second of attention”, and went back…

iotatokennews
6 months ago

Trinity Mobile 0.7.2 Release

Charlie Varley May 30, 2019

Trinity Mobile 0.7.2 is out. This build brings significant changes to the networking layer, with a new automatic node management system and granularity of node settings.- Networking overhaul with new automatic node management and…

iotatokennews
6 months ago

IOTA Announces Coordicide Solution

Andrew Greve May 28, 2019

The full article was originally published by Andrew Greve on Medium. Read the full article here.With the launch of the Coordicide website we are proud to unveil our blueprint for the Coordinator’s removal — a momentous step…

iotatokennews
6 months ago

Untangled Episode #13: Fraunhofer Platooning

Casper Eicke Frederiksen May 23, 2019

In the thirteenth episode of Untangled we are exploring a use case of platooning.Jonas Brügmann, Nicolas Ruhland and Matthias Babel from the Fraunhofer Blockchain Lab of the Bayreuth University has developed a business model for vehicles…

iotatokennews
6 months ago

Trinity Desktop 0.5.1 release

Charlie Varley May 23, 2019

Trinity Desktop 0.5.1 has been released. This build brings several stability fixes, improves error reporting and simplifies Ledger account creation.Download it here: https://github.com/iotaledger/trinity-wallet/releases/tag/0.5.1…

iotatokennews
6 months ago

Simply track the provenance and authenticity of your shirt

Jens Lund-Nielsen May 15, 2019

ALYX, EVRYTHNG, Avery Dennison and IOTA are coming together to deliver the collaboration needed to drive supply chain transparency forward.We are in the midst of a sustainability revolution where many companies from designers, producers…

iotatokennews
6 months ago

IOTA at the Texas Smart Cities Summit

Mathew Yarger May 14, 2019

We’re happy to announce that we have accepted the opportunity to sponsor the first inaugural Texas Smart Cities Summit, and will be hosting a working group session and more while we’re there. We’d also like to thank Austin CityUP, a smart…

iotatokennews
6 months ago

Integrating the IOTA token for businesses, large token holders and other large-scale uses

Dan Simerman May 14, 2019

In order for IOTA’s vision for the machine economy to really thrive, all sorts of people and organizations will need to be able to easily acquire and manage the IOTA token.Current methods to acquire IOTA tokens are restricted to what we…

iotatokennews
7 months ago

Winners of the IOTA Smart City contest on Hackster.io

Lewis Freiberg May 10, 2019

After 60 days of developing, we are excited to announce the winners of the Smart City contest on Hackster.io. With the contest we posed a number of unique challenges from corporates who are looking toward DLT to help solve the problems…

iotatokennews
7 months ago

IOTA Newsletter #10 — Jaguar Land Rover, EU Commission goes DLT with IOTA, Supply Chain…

Mark Schmidt May 9, 2019

Earn as you drive with Jaguar Land Rover & IOTAJaguar Land Rover is testing IOTA-powered Smart Wallets to implement in new models of its electric vehicles Jaguar F-PACE and Range Rover Velar. Read more… Recent NewsIOTA becomes a…

iotatokennews
7 months ago

Untangled Episode #12: Nature & Wildlife

Casper Eicke Frederiksen May 9, 2019

The twelfth episode of Untangled is exploring how we can restore the quickly disappearing forests of the planet and how we can build new sustainable systems to provide a good life for both animals, plants and people.Willie Smits from the…

iotatokennews
7 months ago

Trinity Desktop 0.5.0 Release

Charlie Varley May 9, 2019

Like the recent Trinity Mobile release, this is a substantial update with changes across a wide variety of app areas. Notable changes include a new encrypted database for account & transaction history storage, support for deep…

iotatokennews
7 months ago

Trinity Mobile 0.7.0 Release

Charlie Varley May 3, 2019

Trinity Mobile 0.7.0 has been released. This version brings a vast amount of changes and improvements across all areas of the app.Changelog Notable fixes, additions and improvements Add Realm database and migration function…

iotatokennews
7 months ago

Qubic status update May 3rd 2019

Eric Hop May 3, 2019

April was a month of consolidation, yet still saw some serious improvements as well. Especially by the end of the month we made some great strides forward and had several breakthroughs, which is why this is again a short update. There is a…

iotatokennews
7 months ago

Introducing RFPs, Grant Updates & New EDF Management.

Lewis Freiberg May 3, 2019

A lot has been happening behind the scenes at the Ecosystem Development Fund over the past months. We’ve been working on a number of changes to make the EDF more transparent and responsive to the IOTA community.Most notably we’ve gotten…

iotatokennews
7 months ago

ELI9: The Qubic Computation Model

Navin Ramachandran Apr 30, 2019

A simple(r) explanation of the Qubic Computation Model, written following discussions among Andrew Brough, Jake Cahill, Sabri Goldberg, Sergey Ivancheglo, Igor Nielsen, Navin Ramachandran and David Sønstebø. Probably not quite an ELI5.…

iotatokennews
7 months ago

Welcome Lisa Beckers to the IOTA Foundation

David Sonstebo Apr 29, 2019

Lisa lives in Berlin and joins IOTA as a Human Resources Administrator. In her role, she will focus on mastering the administration of the Foundation with employees in more than 20 countries.During her Bachelor in Economics at the…

iotatokennews
7 months ago

EARN AS YOU DRIVE WITH JAGUAR LAND ROVER AND IOTA

Anne Smith Apr 29, 2019

IOTA Foundation is excited to announce our partnership with Jaguar Land Rover and unveil the advanced connected vehicle and integrated ‘Smart Wallet’ project that has been developed by Jaguar Land Rover at the Shannon R&D facility,…

iotatokennews
7 months ago

ON THE MONEY: EARN AS YOU DRIVE WITH JAGUAR LAND ROVER

Cara Harbor Apr 29, 2019

Innovative ‘Smart Wallet’ technology will let drivers earn cryptocurrency on the go Credits can be earned for sharing information about traffic jams and potholes and used to automatically pay for tolls, parking and electric …

iotatokennews
7 months ago

IOTA Opens Up IOTA Academy

Holger Kother Apr 25, 2019

The IOTA Foundation (IF) has launched its first international IOTA academy program in close cooperation with the IOT1 Academy, a deep tech academy based in Berlin and Shanghai.Under https://training.iota.org, the IOTA Foundation offers…

iotatokennews
7 months ago

Untangled Episode #11: Odyssey Hackathon feat. Digital Identity

Casper Eicke Frederiksen Apr 25, 2019

In the eleventh episode of Untangled we are visiting the world’s biggest blockchain and artificial intelligence hackathon Odyssey, which is the peak of the year for the organizers from Dutchchain, an open innovation program.To hear more…

iotatokennews
7 months ago

This Is What Happens When You Give a Machine a Wallet

Lewis Freiberg Apr 24, 2019

Up until recently devices connected to the Internet were relatively simple: gathering data, controlling lights, displaying information or some other mundane task. These devices were all controlled and managed from company servers or from a…

iotatokennews
7 months ago

Trinity iOS 0.6.1 Released

IOTA News Apr 24, 2019

This build includes a handful of minor fixes and changes. A more substantial build will be out soon for both Android and iOS.- Increase timeout for attachToTangle network requests (#989) - Fix iOS camera zoom calculation (#995) -…

iotatokennews
7 months ago

IOTA at the Odyssey Hackathon 2019

Dave de Fijter Apr 22, 2019

From the 11th to the 15th of April the biggest DLT & AI hackathon in the world took place in Groningen, The Netherlands. The Odyssey Hackathon returned for its third year with 99 highly motivated and capable teams who were supported by…

iotatokennews
7 months ago

IOTA: Welcome To America

Mathew Yarger Apr 19, 2019

As the IOTA Foundation has grown, so has its reach. As many know, we at the Foundation haven’t placed much precedence on marketing and advertising. Instead, over the last few years, we focused on funneling our resources to fulfilling the…

iotatokennews
7 months ago

Welcome Dan Simerman to the IOTA Foundation

David Sonstebo Apr 19, 2019

Dan Simerman is a blockchain investor and technical product manager well versed in consumer psychology, digital assets and open source software development. He lives in Brooklyn, New York where he has spent the last two years developing…

iotatokennews
7 months ago

Explaining the Qubic Computation Model: part 6

Eric Hop Apr 18, 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, third, fourth, and fifth parts we used the Abra…

iotatokennews
7 months ago

IOTA and EVRYTHNG Collaboration: This is how you make a transparent supply chain

Michele Nati PhD Apr 17, 2019

The collaboration between IOTA and EVRYTHNG announced today is designed specifically for making product supply chains transparent in order to meet the urging demands for sustainability from people and planet alike.Supply chains are…

iotatokennews
8 months 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
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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.…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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.…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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
8 months 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.…

iotatokennews
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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…

iotatokennews
8 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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…

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11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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…

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11 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…

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11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 months ago

Coordinator. Part 2: IOTA is a DAG, not a Blockchain (like Bitcoin)

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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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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about 1 year 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 …

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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.…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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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about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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.…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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 how to buy IOTA (IOTA kaufen), you can now Isolate your Tokens From your Computer or Smartphone(BERLIN, GERMANY — November 2, 2018)…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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.…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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,…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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,…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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…

iotatokennews
about 1 year 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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