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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 months ago

A Proposal for Reusable Addresses [Part 3]

IOTA News Oct 14, 2018

We explained our proposal’s basic concept in the 2nd part of this series. We will now explain why IOTA was not designed like this in the first place, and why the proposed solution cannot fully replace the way transactions are handled right …

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2 months ago

A Proposal for Reusable Addresses [Part 2]

IOTA News Oct 13, 2018

In the first part of this blog post, we discussed our motivation for introducing reusable addresses. Moreover, we suggested why this would work best at the protocol level, rather than as a second-layer approach. In this part of the blog…

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2 months ago

IOTA Trinity Update – 12th October

IOTA Oct 13, 2018

It’s been a while since we posted an update, so here’s an overview of the things we’ve been working on the IOTA wallet in the past few weeks. Something that has been on many community member’s minds is IOTA ledger nano s integration. We are pleased…

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2 months ago

A Proposal for Reusable Addresses [Part1]

IOTA News Oct 12, 2018

IOTA has been criticized for making design choices that are fundamentally different to others in the distributed ledger field.One of those choices was to use a quantum-resistant signature scheme, which (while being safe from quantum…

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2 months ago

Configuration improvements in IRI 1.5.5

IOTA News Oct 11, 2018

Today marks the release of IRI 1.5.5. The IOTA Reference Implementation (IRI) software is the backbone of the IOTA network. An evolving piece of software that is incrementally moving towards the implementation outlined in the IOTA white …

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2 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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2 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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2 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 IOTA Coin 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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2 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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2 months ago

Welcome Cara Harbor to the IOTA Foundation

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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2 months ago

Qubic status update October 3rd 2018

September was all about testing the IOTA Qubic programming language Abra and creating its initial support library, which is written in Abra of course. While creating the support library, the need arose to be able to verify all kinds of ideas.…

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2 months ago

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

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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2 months ago

One seed to sow your key(s)

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 iota crypto tokens. Think of them as…

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2 months ago

Welcome Florian Doebler to the IOTA Foundation

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…