Release Date: January 20th, 2020

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Download the latest Eager Electron 5.2 release now!

TL;DR Release Highlights:

  • Max Privacy transactions bring a dramatic privacy boost thanks to the brand new implementation of the power and bandwidth savvy mobile node

Features:

  • Enabled Max Privacy transactions by implementing Lelantus MW protocol with anonymity set of up to 64K
  • Public offline addresses for collecting donations while your wallet is completely offline
  • Payment proofs for Offline and Max Privacy transactions
  • The wallet speaks 14 languages thanks to the amazing community support. Caught a translation mission or a typo? …

Release Date: 4th December

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Beam 5.2 release notes

Our release cycles have become shorter so you can enjoy our innovations faster.

TL;DR Release Highlights:

  • Max Privacy transactions bring a dramatic privacy boost
  • Atomic Swaps with DOGE and DASH
  • Dozens of under-the-hood bug fixes you don’t want to know about, as Beam “just works”
  • Beam getting linguistic with 18 languages added

Features:

  • Enabled Max Privacy transactions by implementing Lelantus MW protocol (link: https://github.com/BeamMW/beam/wiki/Lelantus-MW) with anonymity set of 64K
  • Two new coins added for Atomic Swaps to trade from the comfort of your wallet
  • Public offline addresses for collecting donations while your wallet is completely offline
  • Payment proofs for Offline and Max Privacy…


Release Date: 16th November

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Our release cycles have become shorter so you can enjoy our innovations faster.

TL;DR Release Highlights:

  • Max Privacy transactions bring a dramatic privacy boost
  • Atomic Swaps with DOGE and DASH
  • Dozens of under-the-hood bug fixes you don’t want to know about, as Beam “just works”

Features:

  • Enabled Max Privacy transactions by implementing Lelantus MW protocol with anonymity of 64K
  • 2 new coins for Atomic Swaps to trade from the comfort of your wallet.
  • Public offline addresses for collecting donations while your wallet is completely offline
  • Payment proofs for Offline and Max Privacy transactions

Improvements:

  • The exchange rate is shown in the transaction…


Release Date: October 30th, 2020

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TL;DR Release Highlights:

  • Offline transactions add the option to use offline addresses: no need to wait for the receiver to come online anymore!

Features:

  • Enabled Offline transactions through the Lelantus MW protocol implemented at the last hard fork.
  • For Offline transactions new “offline” addresses are supported: it includes all the necessary information for 10 payments so that a receiver doesn’t need to talk to the sender to create a transaction. Once the ten payments run out, the sender wallet will automatically request more payments from the receiver using SBBS. …


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TLDR; Following release 5.2 of Beam wallets, Beam will have achieved best in class privacy for all practical purposes and real-life applications. In this article we will review the key components of Beam privacy architecture summarizing over 30 months of hard work in both research and development. Looking forward, Beam is quickly becoming much more than just a privacy coin, with the addition of the Confidential DeFi platform and applications.

The less they know the better you sleep

Alex Romanov, Beam CTO, 2020

A bit of History

The Beam project started in March 2018 and after nine and a half months of development launched the first ever Mimblewimble based confidential cryptocurrency on January 3rd 2019, the ten year anniversary of Bitcoin Genesis block. During the next two years Beam has continued improving and expanding its technology and product line at an incredible speed. …


Release Date: 1st October

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TL;DR Release Highlights:

  • This Eager Electron 5.1 release brings offline transactions, adding the option to use offline addresses: no need to wait for the receiver to come online anymore!
  • Atomic swap fees have significantly reduced
  • Dozens of under-the-hood bug fixes you don’t want to know about, as Beam “just works”
  • Desktop BEAM wallet welcomes the first external contributors: job done well by SomethingGettingWrong and sgaragagghu!

Features:

  • Enabled Offline transactions through the Lelantus MW protocol implemented at the last hard fork.
  • For Offline transactions new “offline” addresses are supported: it includes all the necessary information for 10 payments so that a receiver doesn’t need to talk to the sender to create a transaction. Once the ten payments run out, the sender wallet will automatically request more payments from the receiver using SBBS. In case the Receiver is not online and not responding, the Sender wallet will show an indication that there are no more payments left and the user will request a new address using an external channel. …


Release Date: 22nd September

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TL;DR Release Highlights:

  • Offline transactions add the option to use offline addresses: no need to wait for the receiver to come online anymore!
  • Atomic swap fees have significantly reduced
  • Dozens of under-the-hood bug fixes you don’t want to know about, as Beam “just works”

Features:

  • Enabled Offline transactions by implementing Lelantus MW protocol
  • For Offline transactions new “offline” addresses are supported: it includes all the necessary information for 10 payments so that a receiver doesn’t need to talk to the sender to create a transaction. Once the ten payments run out, the sender wallet will automatically request more payments from the receiver using SBBS. …


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The time has come for Beam’s 1st community call!

With some huge steps being taken on the development and product fronts, and a big shift of focus towards confidential DeFi coming with the latest Hardfork, what better time for Beam’s 1st Community Call.

The community has always been at the heart of Beam, and it is with your support that we continue to grow and push forward together.

The Agenda:

The call will be be broken into three parts:

5.2 Kickoff:
To get things rolling Beam Tech Lead, Alex Romanov, will take us through the intricacies of the upcoming Eager Electron 5.2 …


Release Date: 5th August 2020

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This is the initial version of two complementary products:

General info:

  • Privacy first: you, and no one else is the seed phrase keeper
  • The release is compatible with Eager Electron 5.1 products that are currently being developed

Features:

  • Both full-screen and extension mini views to see your balance, transaction status and history
  • Send and receive Testnet Beam coins using transaction tokens
  • Observe the status of your transactions in real-time
  • View the list of available, locked and spent coins in the UTXO (unspent transaction outputs) screen
  • The sender can create and verify the proof of…


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Introduction

With the release of Eager Electron 5.0 version, Beam has mostly completed the set of infrastructure features making it the best confidential cryptocurrency in the world today. However, the Beam story is just getting started since the confidential transfer of value is just one of the many possible applications of Beam technology. In this article, we will outline the applications that will be developed on top of Beam platform during the second half of 2020 and throughout 2021.

We are building a platform that will allow developers to create confidential decentralized financial applications, using the building blocks described in this article, together with a variety of tools and APIs we will provide for this purpose. …

Beam Privacy

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