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The technology that ICTE uses is GraalVM with native docker images on major operating systems, WebAssembly across all popular browsers, Cloudflare’s CDN optimization and security, IPFS’s distributed file system, REST/WebSocket microservices with the smallest optimized protocol messages for our consensus algorithms, and communication with other blockchains through our blockchain smart contracts. The only publicly exposed port across our network is SSL Port 443. We are fast, secure, anonymous, and provide a 24/7 distributed-node solution. We are currently supporting 20-second block validation and settlement cycles and will be charging the lowest exchange fees on the market. …


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ICTE uses a mixture of decentralization, ability-based routing, and mesh networking. Developing decentralized networks is much more expensive because it takes more resources and requires higher-level logic and algorithms to ensure its efficiency.

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ICTE nodes have a global hierarchy with seeder nodes, standard nodes, and satellite nodes. We use this hierarchy to create our decentralized network. Thus, for two nodes to discover each other and communicate from halfway across the world, there is a maximum of 3 levels of interaction (through the hierarchy). Therefore, we reach a very low O-time for any messages sent out globally as well.

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ICTE uses an ability-based interaction with bubbling on top of the decentralized model to host our fastest possible network communication. ICTE uses abilities and bubbling when sending out global messages across the network. With abilities, when a message is being broadcast, there will realistically be nodes that will find no use of some of the messages. For example, a block-explorer node has no use with messages pertaining to exchange services. So, we categorize each node not only by hierarchy but also by the abilities and actions that this node has and can take. Now, the nodes know exactly what other discovered nodes can do but still cannot identify any personal information it can hold, keeping them safe and secure. …


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ICTE is a decentralized, cross-blockchain cryptocurrency exchange that supports high-frequency trading. We have developed a highly optimized messaging system and are currently tuned for 20-second block validation and settlement cycles. ICTE is creating a platform that supports public and private blockchain to blockchain transactions. Additionally, we will be charging the lowest exchange fees on the market. We are looking for ICTE instance operators to distribute our software around the globe to ensure a trustless environment.

The technology that ICTE uses is GraalVM with native docker images on major operating systems, WebAssembly across all popular browsers, Cloudflare’s CDN optimization and security, IPFS’s distributed file system, REST/WebSocket microservices with the smallest optimized protocol messages for our consensus algorithms, and communication with other blockchains through our blockchain. With SSL Port 443 being the only publicly exposed port across our whole network, we remain fast, secure, anonymous, and light to maintain for our clients and nodes. …


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Hello everyone! ICTE is proud to announce our achievements towards creating a decentralized crypto exchange franchise! From open source projects to secure libraries and APIs, we have set up an entire platform of tools and utilities to make the usage of cryptocurrency easily available to the public! Here are just some of the developments that we have performed thus far.

ICTE Blockchain: ICTE has a Proof of Stake blockchain running with a Byzantine Fault Tolerance Consensus Model. We support ERC-20 contracts and connect to over 80 coins across multiple blockchains.

Docker Compositions: We have created all of our services to be deployed through Docker containers. This allows us to customize packages for any user and give them the exact configurations they need to get going. While ICTE is primarily a cross-blockchain exchange, we have split our services up so that people can also just run ICTE’s blockchain instead. …


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ICTE provides many different types of services and it is up to the customer to decide what kind of instance they want to be hosting. We have created 3 different types of service packages with different tiers. The categories of instances we offer are Block Explorers, Alphas, and IEO-Issuers.

  • Block Explorers are instances that distribute our validation services. These include a private InterPlanetary File System which grants access to our database of electronic services and smart-algorithms, our high-performance PoS Blockchain, Crypto-Franchise membership, a real-time website, and a cross-blockchain wallet application. …

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The Ideal World: We at ICTE envision a world in which anyone has the right to privacy of their assets and funds. Blockchains and cryptocurrencies are the way to that world, a trustless environment with no need for a person involved between any transactions taking place. We see a world where cryptocurrencies can be the preferred medium for any business or activity, whether you are buying coffee in your favorite cafe, paying for your hotel room online, or even recording scores for a friendly game of ping pong! Further, it should not matter which specific cryptocurrency anyone is using, they should be able to pay for their goods and services regardless of this. Cryptocurrencies bring us an immutable service that can be used to record information, send currencies across the world, and keep assets safe and secure with full anonymity. …


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The markets over the world are slowing down and the rising threat of governments using quantitative easing for temporary relief has become a matter of concern. As a result, the public’s trust in governments and banks is at an all-time low. Decentralization is seen as the key to solving the problems of misaligned incentives that give rise to wealth and income inequality. As Bitcoin has proven, decentralization is significant to transitioning to a new, trustless, world. This technology sparked a revolution for creating decentralized applications that function without any governing power.

In light of these opportunities, many risks arise. Among them are Bitcoin’s upper cap, issues with scalability, security, and decentralization. …


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Cryptocurrencies and blockchains are considered to be the tools that could help decentralize the world and make it trustless. A trustless world is one where there are no dependencies on centralized banks or authorities. When centralized exchanges and authorities are the biggest and the most important constituent of the industry, this trustless world must come soon. Traditional cryptocurrency exchanges have failed to create trust and a sense of safety among its users. The situation with centralized exchanges has been such that Vitalik Buterin — co-founder of Ethereum — had criticized them to “burn in hell”.

Problems of Centralized Exchange

Centralized exchanges currently own the top spots in the crypto world. Even though these crypto exchanges deal with decentralized digital assets, most of these exchanges face the same issues as other centralized exchanges that trade financial instruments. In fact, due to their adolescence, even centralized exchanges have their fair share of problems. Nearly all exchanges that operate in the crypto space have failed to provide comfort to the trader or investor and have failed on the following…


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The crypto market may be heading towards a promising future, but it is facing a challenge that only a few experts are addressing. The foundation of any existing exchange medium, at present, is based on a centralized platform — they are not real exchanges and have a model similar to Travelex.

Having a centralized baseline itself is dated and limits crypto’s potential, further bringing along lurking threats and the possibility of fraudulent activities. To bring elasticity and further the growth of crypto exchanges, the founders of ICTE have launched a decentralized cross-blockchain exchange model.

One of the problems with the present exchange model is it offers minimal liquidity, which is not viable for traders looking to trade across exchanges, and it requires depositing and blocking of capital on each trade. Another problem is the unavailability of cryptocurrencies other than Bitcoin and Ethereum, which again limits a token’s liquidity. …


Cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm during the last few years. An entirely new financial market was created almost overnight which has captured the imagination of all its participants. Cryptocurrency is even starting to attract institutional money from investment banks, hedge funds, and other proprietary trading firms. Despite the rapid growth, traders remain extremely frustrated by having to deal with the fragmented nature of centralized crypto exchanges.

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A Change is Needed

When cryptocurrency first began, there weren’t many participants and the trading volume was relatively insignificant. But, over time, that has radically changed. Some tokens now have a capitalization in the billions and are being traded 24–7 by institutions all over the world. Despite the volume, significant problems exist with the current way that exchanges work. …

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