IRI 1.6.0 with local snapshots out now! IRI 1.6.0 with local snapshots out now!
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 synchronization, lower system resource requirements, and no more waiting for global snapshots to prune the database. While Hans Moog implemented most of the logic behind this feature, reviewing and testing local snapshots has been a huge effort for the whole IRI team. IRI 1.6.0 is not just about local snapshots. We have been working on many other improvements as well, which we believe will make running a node a much better experience from now on! This article was discovered by us on January 11, 2019 7:53 PM. Visit blog.iota.org to find more similar content.

IRI 1.6.0 with local snapshots out now!   IOTA IRI 1.6.0 with local snapshots out now! IOTA
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 synchronization, lower system resource requirements, and no more waiting for global snapshots to prune the database. While Hans Moog implemented most of the logic behind this feature, reviewing and testing local snapshots has been a huge effort for the whole IRI team. IRI 1.6.0 is not just about local snapshots. We have been working on many other improvements as well, which we believe will make running a node a much better experience from now on! This information was obtained by us on January 11, 2019 7:40 PM. You may want to visit blog.iota.org for more from this source.

IOTA Partners with Odyssey Hackathon to Propel Real-world Use Cases of the Tangle IOTA Partners with Odyssey Hackathon to Propel Real-world Use Cases of the Tangle
A Tweet by Odyssey, the world?s largest blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), and Internet of Things (IoT) hackathon, posted on January 11, 2019, states the community has entered into a partnership with IOTA. The official announcement was made by IOTA co-founder, Dominik Schiener. The IOTA Foundation looks to carry over the positive momentum it possessed in 2018. The recent partnership with crypto storage AG, announced on January 9, 2019, is a testimony to that. However, the newly-formed collaboration with Odyssey will have its own share of implications for IOTA. Odyssey is slated to host the third edition of the biggest blockchain, AI, and IoT hackathon in the Netherlands this year. The event is specifically aimed at developers, entrepreneurs, and other tech-savvy individuals. This data was found by us on January 11, 2019 6:00 PM. Visit blockchainreporter.net for more.

Serguei Popov will represent IOTA on Blockchain Economy - Istanbul Serguei Popov will represent IOTA on Blockchain Economy - Istanbul
Blockchain Economy Istanbul Summit will be the largest conference of the region in the blockchain field. More than 5,000 attendees from 20 countries will be in attendance, and more than 10,000 people will be watching live. The main topics of discussion will include the future of blockchain technology, the current market situation, and use cases and successful implementations of blockchain solutions Join us and keep up with the newest conferences This posting was first found by us on January 11, 2019 12:12 PM. See blockference.com to find more similar content.

Smart grid and IOTA   Self balancing grid with smart transformers and smart devices 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 decide if they want to help balance or not, but if they do they?ll get a small fee in return. This is all done by the system itself, there is no human interaction needed to run the system. First of all I would like to thank Ton Smets (software development), Klaas van Zuuren (hardware development), ElaadNL and Enexis for making this great proof of concept possible. In 2017 when we started to develop the Electric Vehicle charger that was solely using IOTA as a payment solution and communication solution, and in beginning 2018 when we created the world?s first IOTA Smart Charging station we already had in mind that this charger was only one part of the vision we had in mind. This publication was discovered by us on January 10, 2019 11:49 PM. Visit medium.com for complete listings from this source.

Iota mentiond- Cryptocurrency Companies & The US Dept. of Energy (DOE): Funding Blockchain Development Iota mentiond- Cryptocurrency Companies & The US Dept. of Energy (DOE): Funding Blockchain Development
On Monday, the DOE announced that it is giving out a grant of $4.8 million to fund the research of technologies including blockchain. The office of fossil energy in the DOE made the announcement. The projects that can benefit from the funding are those already conducting research on emerging technologies like decentralized technology, peer-to-peer protocols and blockchain technology for securing data to fossil power generation sensors. The funding, which is part of FE?s University Training and Research initiative, aims to develop the next generation of science and engineering professionals in the fossil energy sector, and to increase the participation of under-represented students in research projects. This share was retrieved by us on January 10, 2019 10:00 PM. You may want to visit medium.com for more from this source.

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines looking for biometric solutions based on IOTA (or Ocean, Sovrin) during Odyssey hackathon KLM Royal Dutch Airlines looking for biometric solutions based on IOTA (or Ocean, Sovrin) during Odyssey hackathon
KLM and its partners want to deliver a smooth, hygienic and hands-in-pocket experience for its travelers, as reports show that in 2035 international air arrivals are expected to reach 7.4 billion travelers, doubling the amount of travelers compared to today. Biometric data must be shared and treated in the utmost safe manner, to enable stakeholders in the ecosystem to provide a seamless travel and to securely collaborate on a better traveler experience without the need of a trusted third party. KLM has successfully finished its biometrics pilot at Aruba airport, which allowed passenger to enroll at arrival and seamlessly travel through the airport. The pilot showed the potential of facial recognition. This seamless flow concept requires a one time enrollment at the airport and the biometrics gates allow the passenger consequently to pass several touchpoints (such as check-in, baggage drop off, immigration and boarding) without showing their passport or boarding pass. This share was first found by us on January 10, 2019 8:07 PM. Browse www.odyssey.org for more from this source.

IOTA Details Year in Review, Troika Hash and Chat.Ixi in Newsletter #6 IOTA Details Year in Review, Troika Hash and Chat.Ixi in Newsletter #6
In its Newsletter #6, the IOTA Foundation talked about its year in review, detailing the work it has done, and important milestones reached. The IOTA Foundation recently underwent some reorganization while reaching some important milestones- like creating the CHAT.ixi applications and work on the Troika hash function. The Foundation detailed all these development in newsletter #6, published on its blog. David Sonstebo took it upon himself on Jan 1, 2019, to talk about the developments of 2018 on behalf of IOTA. He noted how the crypto craze of 2018 mimicked the dotcom era. He also noted that IOTA Foundation tried to keep its focus on growing resources and their team during the ?bull-fear-of-missing-out? periods, to ensure that they have the ?vital building blocks of the technology? and long-term success. This piece was discovered by us on January 10, 2019 4:40 PM. Visit blokt.com for complete listings from this source.

Public IOTA: Public IOTA: "Tangle Universe" shows projects, services and friends of the Tangle
Today we launched the Alpha-Version of our ?Tangle Universe? project. We are still working on it: https://tangle.publiciota.com/ .We already announced it in November last year in our article ?Update Wikiota???Supporters are welcome? that we would like to publish a service provider database. This will be ultimately embedded in the overall concept of Wikiota with many other features. We are happy today to present this small, still unfinished section, and hope for your entry in the database Tangle Universe. Please give us feedback if something does not work or if you have suggestions for improvement. We are now developing quickly. This entry was found by us on January 10, 2019 4:27 PM. Browse medium.com for additional posts.

IOTA Foundation and Crypto Storage AG Partner to Offer Institutional Grade Storage for IOTA Tokens IOTA Foundation and Crypto Storage AG Partner to Offer Institutional Grade Storage for IOTA Tokens
The IOTA Foundation, known for its groundbreaking Tangle technology has partnered with Crypto Storage AG to offer worldwide professional storage infrastructure for IOTA crypto tokens. The IOTA Foundation announced on Jan. 9 via a blog post its partnership with Crypto Storage AG which will offer the first institutional-grade storage infrastructure solution for IOTA tokens. The professional storage solution will be available worldwide. Swiss-based Crypto Storage AG is a subsidiary of Crypto Finance AG, and will provide IOTA?s industry partners and users a new solution that offers a professional level of security. This posting was first seen by us on January 10, 2019 2:44 PM. Have a look at blokt.com for more.

5 things to know when building on IOTA 5 things to know when building on IOTA
Here are a few lessons learned while working on IOTA for the past 4 months. A new address can be generated using getNewAddress API method. The libraries/API do not attach the address to the Tangle automatically for you. You can always successfully send IOTAs to non-attached addresses but it is recommended to attach an address before using it. You can attach it by sending a zero-value transaction. Wait a minute! Then what would be the source address? Good question, in IOTA, a zero-value transaction bundle does not have (or need) a source address. So, your source address will be the destination address you want to attach. This post was first found by us on January 10, 2019 9:59 AM. You may want to visit medium.com for more similar content.

DXC and IOTA! They show a POC of a automatic m2m charging station! DXC and IOTA! They show a POC of a automatic m2m charging station!
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IOTA Newsletter #6   Year in Review, Innovation Contest Winners, IoT Standardisation & New Hash IOTA Newsletter #6 Year in Review, Innovation Contest Winners, IoT Standardisation & New Hash
Get reminded of all the best from 2018 and have a taste of what 2019 will bring. Read more? The Perfect Brainstorm: Contest Winners 10 winners were selected from more than 200 submissions. Check them all out here. Read more? eCl@ss and the IOTA Foundation Announce Partnership to Standardize Internet of Things Payments and Data Transmission New partnership with eCl@ss to standardize and simplify communication used across connected devices in the Internet of Things. Read more? VIDEO: Watch how IOTA Tangle Technology will Impact the Future of the Global Supply Chains Watch it? IOTA and CYBERCRYPT Announce New Lightweight Trinary Cryptographic Hash Function Introducing the Troika Hash Function Developed by Expert Cryptographers; ?200,000 Cryptanalytic Competition Invites Cryptanalysts Worldwide to evaluate it.  Read more? This piece was first seen by us on January 09, 2019 9:30 PM. Visit blog.iota.org for additional posts.

IOTA not mentioned... but a boy can dream! VW US Charging Network to be Plug and Pay   IOTA not mentioned... but a boy can dream! VW US Charging Network to be Plug and Pay
The number of EV charging stations across America is increasing, thus paving the way for wider adoption of electric vehicles. But a lot of the infrastructure surrounding charging has remained complicated and time-consuming. Charging points typically require downloading an individual app -- or in some cases, making a phone call to a customer rep -- before you can start juicing up. It's a faff. Now, though, Electrify America is working on a program that will let you pay for electric vehicle charging simply by plugging in your vehicle. In partnership with Hubject, Electrify America plans to roll out 'Plug&Charge' functionality to more than 2,000 public fast charging stations by the end of the year. Providing your EV meets ISO 15118 functionality standards (which increasing numbers of new models do), using one of Electrify America's charging points will leverage vehicle to grid (V2G) communications, enabling the vehicle to automatically authenticate and authorize a charging session using secure digital communication. No RFID tags, credit cards or mobile apps required. It's a game-changing technology that'll make owning and operating an EV just that bit smoother. This posting was found by us on January 09, 2019 8:07 PM. You may want to visit www.engadget.com for additional posts.

PayIOTA.me Payment Gateway Plugin for WordPress Blogs - BTCMANAGER PayIOTA.me Payment Gateway Plugin for WordPress Blogs - BTCMANAGER
Advertise with Us Jobs at BTCManager BITCOIN PRICE: 3,995.01     HIGH: 4,112.00     LOW: 3,948.44 At BlockchaInvest, international blockchain companies and crypto projects looking to raise capital meet local investors and fund managers in a? Don't miss out on the latest news Get BTCMANAGER delivered right to your inbox January 9, 2019 13:00 by Ogwu Osaemezu Emmanuel There are a number of cryptocurrency payment gateway plugins which can be used on WordPress blogs to send invoices and receive payments. Notable among them is the recent PayIOTA.me WooCommerce Plugin developed by Dan Darden & Laszlo Molnarfi, a group of GitHub developers. The two broke the news in a WordPress post on January 8, 2018. This post was first seen by us on January 09, 2019 7:51 PM. Check out btcmanager.com for complete listings from this source.

NEO On The Up, IOTA Makes Waves NEO On The Up, IOTA Makes Waves
NEO has seen quite a spike over the past day, whilst this isn?t expected to last, it seems to have had a very positive impact on the market and of course, is helping to spread some much-needed optimism about the NEO project. Through the end of 2018, NEO started to see a slight resurgence amid rumours that the Russian Association of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain had requested a formal partnership with the team behind the NEO project. We should note that this association is of course government backed and led, therefore it was no surprise when the rumours started to stipulate that the request has been made by President Vladimir Putin himself. This information was discovered by us on January 09, 2019 7:06 PM. Visit cryptodaily.co.uk for more.

IOTA Partners with Crypto Storage AG To Power Institutional-Grade MIOTA Token Storage IOTA Partners with Crypto Storage AG To Power Institutional-Grade MIOTA Token Storage
Earlier today, Crypto Storage AG, a subsidiary of Crypto Finance AG, announced a partnership with the IOTA Foundation to offer the first multi-signature storage solution for high volumes of the MIOTA tokens worldwide. This solution is ideal for financial intermediaries and other IOTA partners working on different aspects of the project. Of particular interest, is that the new solution puts many institutional investors and beneficiaries at ease when it comes to the security of their IOTA tokens. Stijn Vander Straeten, CEO of Crypto Storage AG, further explained how the partnership will work out: This publication was obtained by us on January 09, 2019 3:41 PM. Have a look at ethereumworldnews.com for more similar content.

Public IOTA: Explanations for beginners   do not be afraid of Blockchain or Tangle Public IOTA: Explanations for beginners do not be afraid of Blockchain or Tangle
At the beginning of this year I would like to write a little basics article for the newcomers. Of cause everyone sends e-mails today and reads What?s App messages. This is everyday life and only a few people are worry about it. The banking transactions are handled by many people online and PayPal is of course used by them. In this digital everyday life, cryptocurrencies are now mixed and many people are frightened of it. This is just for tech nerds, some of them say. Nevertheless, in the year before last, there was the crypto-hype and many were annoyed not to have been involved. All the greater was the glee of those because of the correction of Bitcoin and Co last year. ?We?ve always known that ?? they said. Cryptocurrencies need to regain their self-confidence and with this article, like many before me, I want to create some basics about cryptocurrencies. This posting was discovered by us on January 09, 2019 3:06 PM. Check out medium.com for more.

The 23rd Richest Man in the World Just Invested in the Upcoming Crypto Platform Bakkt The 23rd Richest Man in the World Just Invested in the Upcoming Crypto Platform Bakkt
From a big league investment in the future of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency to the first bank to utilize XRP, here?s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto. The 23rd richest man in the world is investing in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency platform Bakkt. Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing invested in the upcoming cryptocurrency exchange, which is backed by the parent company of the New York Stock exchange, through his venture capital firm Horizons Ventures. According to the yearly billionaires list published by Forbes, Li Ka-shing is worth about $34.9 billion. Bakkt is pushing to launch physically-backed Bitcoin futures in the first quarter of this year, along with an institutional-grade regulated exchange, clearing and warehousing services for physical delivery and storage. This posting was found by us on January 09, 2019 11:13 AM. Visit dailyhodl.com for more from this source.

IOTA Foundation Partners with Crypto Storage AG to Offer the First Institutional-Grade IOTA Token Storage Infrastructure Solution IOTA Foundation Partners with Crypto Storage AG to Offer the First Institutional-Grade IOTA Token Storage Infrastructure Solution
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 distributed ledger, designed as the basis of a global protocol for the Internet of Things (IoT) that does not rely on traditional blockchain technology. Industry partners are developing concepts with IOTA across automotive, mobility, eHealth, and smart energy sectors, as well as social impact and government regulations, supply chain, and global trade activities. Crypto Storage AG, a subsidiary of Crypto Finance AG, brings a solution with a new professional level of security for IOTA?s industry partners and users. This post was obtained by us on January 09, 2019 9:24 AM. Have a look at blog.iota.org for more similar content.

Bitcoin News, Ethereum News, Ripple News, IOTA News und Altcoin News | Coin-Hero.de
*Pressemitteilung* 8. Januar, Tallinn, Estland ? MinexSystems, eine auf umfangreiche Blockchain-Produkte spezialisierte Entwicklungsgesellschaft, hat begonnen, weltweit akzeptierte Kryptokarten zu verschicken, welche via MinexPay gekauft wurden. Bald werden Nutzer weltweit ? ohne Einschränkung ? die erste Lieferung der über MinexPay bestellten Kryptokarten? Experten: Bitcoin könnte auf mehr als 300.000 USD steigen Ethereum-Entwickler erzielen ?vorsichtigen? Konsens über Blockierung von ASICs Konkurrenz für Ethereum: Binance startet eigene ICO-Plattform Ethereum soll dank PoS weniger Strom verbrauchen This posting was obtained by us on January 08, 2019 10:32 PM. See coin-hero.de to find more similar content.

Designed to succeed: IOTA, RaiBlocks and now, Byteball Designed to succeed: IOTA, RaiBlocks and now, Byteball
Byteball is a new generation of currency which is based on DAG (directed acyclic graph) and it gained unprecedented interest at the end of 2017. The main benefits in short: Byteball has a user-friendly wallet, it?s fast and it has no PoW/PoS, yet is still 100% trustless. There is extremely high privacy through Blackbytes. It has smart contracts that actually work (insurance, prediction market, lottery, betting bot, blackbytes exchange, altcoin exchange etc.). It has fair distribution and a limited supply and is in very active development. Byteball is a distributed ledger without blocks. There are several reasons why getting rid of blocks is worthwhile. In blockchain there are many variables, such as what the right block size is and what the right time between blocks is. Nobody seems to know which values are right. This posting was first found by us on January 08, 2019 9:36 PM. Have a look at coinidol.com for additional posts.

RaiBlocks, IOTA and the Undervalued Byteball RaiBlocks, IOTA and the Undervalued Byteball
To help fix blockchain issues, new technologies are emerging on the market, known as data acyclic graph systems (DAG). New cryptocurrencies have emerged, such as IOTA, RailBlocks and Byteball. The systems upon which these currencies are based allow users to further leverage the potential of the technology. Byteball offers numerous benefits, such as: - Blackbytes providing private, untraceable value transfers - Ability to send Bytes via chat apps - No limitation to the number of transactions - A fair distribution and a limited supply - Smart contracts can bind transactions to conditions - GB/BTC exchange, insurance against flight delays etc. This item was discovered by us on January 08, 2019 9:28 PM. You may want to visit coinidol.com for more.

"IOTA is a Bad Actor" Says Ethereum Developer
Nick Johnson, a developer at the Ethereum Foundation, has stated he finds IOTA ? a currency with a current market cap of $1.5 billion ? ?deeply alarming.? Johnson says they are reinventing ?basic operations such as cryptographic hashing,? violating ?rule 1 of cryptography: don?t roll your own crypto.? A basic and fundamental mistake which led to findings by Neha Narula of a number of significant vulnerabilities in their cryptography. But Johnson?s biggest concern is that IOTA?s developer claims to have intentionally added these vulnerabilities so as to prevent others from copying their open source code by allowing them to compromise these projects if they wished. Johnson says: This share was retrieved by us on January 08, 2019 8:26 PM. See www.trustnodes.com to find more similar content.

IOTA Bug Brings Network Down, Some Nodes Up But Problem Unsolved IOTA Bug Brings Network Down, Some Nodes Up But Problem Unsolved
Every single node on IOTA?s network went down on July the 6th according to Sarah Lewis, a researcher. She said: ?Currently the confirmed transaction ratio in iota is practically 0 because someone is stitching the side tangle to the main tangle and this apparently breaks regular nodes ability to select tips? This seems to have taken every single iota peer offline? I?ve done spot checks on like a dozen nodes now and none of them are responding to even simple getNodeInfo requests.? What exactly happened here is unclear. Someone, or some team, is apparently effectively spamming the network, but with a twist of sorts. This piece was first seen by us on January 08, 2019 8:21 PM. Visit www.trustnodes.com for more.

IOTA (MIOTA) - IOTA Has An Identity Verification For Tokens Reclaim Process | Oracle Times IOTA (MIOTA) - IOTA Has An Identity Verification For Tokens Reclaim Process | Oracle Times
In October 2017, IOTA community experienced a troublesome period when a bug was found in the IOTA code. The vulnerability made it very straightforward for an experienced hacker to hack the IOTA blockchain and get IOTA (MIOTA). However, the bug was fixed with no incidents recorded, and IOTA implemented an identity verification process for users to reclaim lost tokens. Back then, in 2017, the before-mentioned bug had impacted the community quite negatively causing some holders to lose their trust in their IOTA (MIOTA) tokens security. But, as said, IOTA fixed the bug and released a guide for all users to consult because their users? security and privacy are significant for IOTA devs. That?s why they launched a token reclaim process, designed to help community members recover their tokens that are stuck. This entry was discovered by us on January 08, 2019 8:10 PM. Browse oracletimes.com for more.

IOTA (MIOTA) Gathering Topnotch Tech Enthusiasts To Redefine Internet Of Things | Oracle Times IOTA (MIOTA) Gathering Topnotch Tech Enthusiasts To Redefine Internet Of Things | Oracle Times
IOTA (MIOTA) is one major project advancing the Internet of Things (IoT). The blockchain project is converging countless number of ideas around IoT while strategically liaising with many a number of technology based firms to bring about more uses cases. It is hard today to rule out the important contribution that IOTA is adding to the world of technology, the same way it is hard to rule out the importance of air in human existence. The Internet of Things is one very area the technological world is facing at the moment. As we drift towards defining the necessary things to carry along in making the Internet of Things worthwhile, IOTA (MIOTA) presented its tangle, which is envisioned as a fast, fee-free, quantum-secure, and infinitely scalable backbone for interoperability on the Internet of Things (IoT). This item was discovered by us on January 08, 2019 8:06 PM. Browse oracletimes.com for additional posts.

IOTA s Tangle Is Faced With Transaction Issues After Spammers Develop Parasite Chains | Oracle Times IOTA s Tangle Is Faced With Transaction Issues After Spammers Develop Parasite Chains | Oracle Times
Lewis Freiberg, Head of Ecosystem at IOTA Foundation posted an article called What?s up with the Tangle? The explanation is part counseling, and it?s basically teaching enthusiasts how to view the project?s success and issues as well emotionally. The other part of the post is practically a tech analysis. Freiberg describes the essay?s title as ?a common question,? and he makes sure to highlight how such queries ?about the state of the Tangle usually stem from the way it is represented in a visualizer or due to a high/low confirmation rate.? He also notes that whenever ?these questions are asked in the community, we are asking them ourselves. We are all as intrigued as everyone, if not we?d be doing something else. These events present learning opportunities for those working on IRI and other aspects of the network.? This information was first seen by us on January 08, 2019 8:03 PM. Have a look at oracletimes.com for complete listings from this source.

IOTA (MIOTA) To Become The New Protocol Standard, Says Fujitsu | Oracle Times IOTA (MIOTA) To Become The New Protocol Standard, Says Fujitsu | Oracle Times
The Japanese tech giant, Fujitsu, is ready to set IOTA (MIOTA) as the new protocol standard. In this regard, a couple of days ago, IOTA News made a similar announcement on its Twitter page, citing Leopold Sternberg, Program Manager. ?Fujitsu is well-equipped to help roll out IOTA (MIOTA) as the new protocol standard as we are experts in both IT services and the manufacturing of IT products,? said Leopold Sternberg, Program Manager. The initiative, entitled ?Industry 4.0 co-create with Fujitsu,? is, according to Leopold Sternberg, meant ?to develop and co-create innovative technology together with customers.? This article was first seen by us on January 08, 2019 7:55 PM. You may want to visit oracletimes.com for more from this source.

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