Word on the BLOCK: 15th May

  • We will be revealing some exciting development news in the next day or so. Be sure to stay tuned!
  • 2 new pages have been added to the Blocknet Website. This dedicated page for BlockDX explains and the unique features it brings to the decentralized exchange world! Check it out here. In addition, the Blocknet Coin Hub has been created. These coins are ready for cross-chain dApps with the Blocknet Protocol, and tradable on the beta version of Block DX.
  • Blocknet now has an Instagram presence, please give the account a follow!
  • Support for updating electron app from within DX app is in QA.
  • New wallet update to v3.9.22 is available for download, please update when possible.
  • In wallet version 3.9.22, the lifespan of trade orders has been increased from 24 hours to 7 days. These orders will only be accessible from the wallet version 3.9.22.
  1. Digibyte
  2. Dash
  3. LBC
  • This campaign is expected to continue well into the summer. The community has really stepped up and has done a great job participating in this campaign. We encourage the community to continue retweeting, upvoting, and sharing these announcements. Strength in numbers! We would love to see the Blocknet community reach out to each community of each coin we announce, answer questions in their chats, and make them feel welcome in the Blocknet community. This is Blocknet’s time to be the connector of communities!
  • Blocknet project coordinator Hanni Abu(@hanniabu) was was on a podcast with DigiByte Ambassador, Josiah Spackman on his Youtube channel to talk about interoperability, the future of blockchains, and how DigiByte fits into that vision. The video can be seen here.
  • Blocknet co-founder Arlyn Culwick was interviewed on the Future Tech Podcast. Topics covered were interoperability, the coming internet of blockchains and why Blocknet will change the Crypto ecosystem.
  • An interview with Crypto Lark is scheduled to take place tomorrow, May 16th.
  • 2 new articles have been published:
  1. The need for interoperability: the last component of a trustless ecosystem.
  1. San Jose, California Blockchain Expo on 28th — 29th November.
  1. Coin Configuration video here.
  1. Core Team — Yeas: 161, Nays: 0, Abstains: 0 — PASSED
  • We have created a new emailing list for Superblock notifications. This emailing list is separate to the Word on the BLOCK newsletter email and is directed toward Service Node operators to provide reminders leading up to the voting deadline. To subscribe to these notifications, you can sign up for here.
  • Voting will become a great deal easier and much more user-friendly in the new wallet, taking just a few clicks. You can view the designs for the voting functionality here.
  • An introduction to Superblocks and a guide to voting can be found here.
  • The Blocknet Coin Hub has been created. These coins are ready for cross-chain dApps with the Blocknet Protocol, and tradable on the beta version of Block DX.
  • A constantly updated list of compatible coins can be founds here.
  • So far 280 coins have been addressed. (18 additions since last newsletter.) 78 are currently finalized of which 56 are unannounced, (4 additions since last newsletter) The 22 announced are:
  • Bitcoin (BTC) | Blocknet (BLOCK) | Dash (DASH) | DigiByte (DGB) | Dogecoin (DOGE) | Dynamic (DYN) | Faircoin (FAIR) | HTMLcoin (HTML) | Hexx (HXX) | LBRY Credits (LBC) | Litecoin (LTC) | Monacoin (MONA) | MonetaryUnit (MUE) | Namecoin (NMC) | PIVX (PIVX) | Qtum (QTUM) | SysCoin (SYS) | Vertcoin (VTC) | Viacoin (VIA) | Wagerr (WGR) | XCurrency (XC) | Zoin (ZOI)
  • 133 coins are in progress for error resolution + finalization. (5 additions since last newsletter.)
  • 201 different coins have had orders placed on the DEX. (6 additions since last newsletter.)
  • Circulation: 5,134,125
  • Market Cap + Ranking: $85.7M USD | 9,247 BTC | Rank 184
  • BLOCK was recently added to the BlockBid Exchange. In addition BLOCK is also listed on the following exchanges:
  1. Bittrex
  2. CryptoBridge
  3. UPbit
  4. CoinSwitch
  5. Cryptopia
  • Block height: 394020
  • 422 Service Nodes are currently active.
  • 1,023,927 staked coins are currently active.
  • The APR for Service Nodes is currently at 17.27% and for staking it is currently 17.41%.
  • Lockup percentage from Service Nodes: 41.42%
  • Blocknet stats can be viewed on Master Nodes Pro here, on Masternodes Directory here and on Block Core here.

Word on the BLOCK

The Internet of Blockchains. The Blocknet protocol is a revolutionary advancement in cryptographic technology: a true peer-to-peer protocol between nodes on different blockchains. www.blocknet.co

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Word on the BLOCK

The Internet of Blockchains. The Blocknet protocol is a revolutionary advancement in cryptographic technology: a true peer-to-peer protocol between nodes on different blockchains. www.blocknet.co