Word on the BLOCK: 30th May

  • Blocknet has been shortlisted for Best Blockchain Technology Developer 2018 in the Standout Blockchain Achievement of 2018 category at “The Blocks” awards.
  • Watch this great in-depth interview with Blocknet Coordinator Hanni, on the Crypto Zombie YouTube channel talking about the first ever Blockchain Router: XRouter, Block DX and much more!
  • Blocknet had the privilege to do a group interviews with the Syscoin, Decred and ZenCash teams at Consensus 2018 in New York City. Read more details below or check them out now by clicking the links.
  • Official coin announcements are continuing. Each of these coins are supported on the Blocknet Protocol, making them ready for cross-blockchain dApps, and tradable on the Block DX Decentralized Exchange. We are announcing roughly one coin per day with the hashtag: #coinaday across our social media. The most recent recap of coin announcements that are ready for the internet of blockchains can be found here.
  • We have a new page dedicated to Block DX: https://www.blocknet.co/block-dx/
  • The Mandarin version of the Blocknet whitepaper is complete and an Arabic translation is being revised.
  • Blocknet community Strategic Advisor, Dungor recently hosted a reddit AMA on real world use-cases for Blocknet. A very interesting read! Take a look here.
  • The Wallet Redesign release is being moved to June 29th. The team needs additional time to adequately test the Qt integration across all the new screens.
  • A poll will be announced on June 6th for gaging interest on various potential roadmap items.
  • The Wallet Redesign release is being moved to June 29th. The team needs additional time to adequately test the Qt integration across all the new screens.
  • Wallet redesign and the SPV XRouter API is in progress.
  • Block DX bug fixes & improvements:
  1. Fix No open orders message.
  2. Sort coins alphabetically by symbol.
  3. Changed localhost to 127.0.0.1 in Linux.
  4. Settings window version number.
  1. Decred is creating an organizational platform any community can utilize. Through there powerful, on-chain, governing structure, all projects and communities could tap into their self governing capabilities through the Blocknet Protocol. We are excited to see where Decred goes as more blockchains and dApps have access to their technology through the Blocknet Protocol and Block DX Decentralized Exchange. You can check out the interview here.
  2. ZenCash is a privacy coin that is using their ZenCash Secure Nodes to create an empire of decentralized services. Through the vast amount of services they offer, we are excited to see how other cross-blockchain dApps can utilize their unique capabilities via the Blocknet Protocol. You can check out the interview here.
  • Official coin announcements are continuing. Each of these coins are supported on the Blocknet Protocol, making them ready for cross-blockchain dApps, and tradable on the Block DX Decentralized Exchange. We are announcing roughly one coin per day with the hashtag: #coinaday across our social media. The most recent recap of coin announcements that are ready for the internet of blockchains can be found here.
  • Chinese market outreach staging is in progress. Preview here.
  • The following events are also scheduled:
  1. San Jose, California Blockchain Expo on 28th — 29th November.
  2. More events are being planned
  • Social Media Team Guidelines are being created in congruence with the Blocknet Branding Guidelines. These guidelines will help unify the message and voice of the Social Media Teams around the world.
  • There is a great responsibility for Service Node owners to vote either “yes” or “no” on the proposals. It cannot be emphasised enough how much the community, as well as the Blocknet team, relies on Service Nodes to vote on project proposals to ensure continued funding for development of the Blocknet. Not voting could greatly threaten the project.
  • 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
  • Bitcoin (BTC) | Blocknet (BLOCK) | Bulwark (BWK) | Crown (CRW) | Dash (DASH) | DigiByte (DGB) | Diamon (DMD) | Dogecoin (DOGE) | Dynamic (DYN) | Faircoin (FAIR) | Florincoin (FLO) | GoByte (BGX) | HTMLcoin (HTML) | Hexx (HXX) | LBRY Credits (LBC) | Litecoin (LTC) | Minexcoin (MINEX) | Monacoin (MONA) | MonetaryUnit (MUE) | Namecoin (NMC) | Phore (PHR) | PIVX (PIVX) | Pura (PURA) | Qtum (QTUM) | SysCoin (SYS) | TerraCoin (TRC) | Unbreable Coin (UNB) | Vertcoin (VTC) | Viacoin (VIA) | Wagerr (WGR) | XCurrency (XC) | ZCoin (XZC) | Zoin (ZOI)
  • A constantly updated list of compatible coins can be found here and the most recently announced coins can be found here.
  • 122 coins are in progress for error resolution + finalization.
  • 207 different coins have had orders placed on the DEX. (6 additions since last newsletter.)
  • Circulation: 5,158,257
  • Market Cap + Ranking: $96.3M USD | 12,775 BTC | Rank 135
  • Exchanges — BLOCK is listed on the following exchanges:
  1. Bittrex
  2. CryptoBridge
  3. UPbit
  4. CoinSwitch
  5. Cryptopia
  • Block height: 419910
  • 422 Service Nodes are currently active.
  • 1,239,133 staked coins are currently active.
  • The APR 7-day average for Service Nodes is currently at 17.44% and for staking it is currently 13.61%.
  • Lockup percentage from Service Nodes: 40.87%
  • 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