IoTeX Mainnet v1.3 is LIVE — EVM Upgrade & Reduced Gas Costs
Introducing IoTeX Mainnet v1.3, the next evolution of the IoTeX blockchain! Mainnet v1.3 is now LIVE as of block height 12,289,321 — thanks to our global network of Delegates that have upgraded their nodes to the best version of iotex-core yet. This major network upgrade brings the latest EVM Istanbul…
IoTeX & Gitcoin GR10 Hackathon: Winners Showcase
IoTeX & Gitcoin GR10 Hackathon: Winners Showcase To fuel the next generation of blockchain developers, IoTeX was a proud sponsor of the Gitcoin Grants Round 10 (GR10) Hackathon, which ran from June 16 to July 7. To kick things off, the IoTeX core team hosted a developer webinar on “Building…
Pebble Tracker — July 2021 Update: Preparing for Mass Manufacturing
Pebble Tracker is the latest “Powered by IoTeX” device that provides verifiable proof of real world events to the IoTeX blockchain. Equipped with tamper-proof hardware and GPS, climate, motion, and light sensors, Pebble Tracker is a first-of-its-kind product that will empower the first physical/digital if-this-then-that (IFTTT) contracts— if something happens…
IoTeX Hires Art Malkov to Spearhead Marketing and Growth
Art Malkov has joined the rapidly growing team at IoTeX as the company’s new Head of Growth. Most recently, he spearheaded the marketing and growth efforts at Polymarket, an information market platform in the DeFi blockchain space. Now, he is bringing his skills and experience to unlock the potential of the IoTeX ecosystem. ⚡ ATTENTION: we have moved from Medium to our own hosted blog at iotex.io/blog⚡
IoTeX & Gitcoin: GR10 Hackathon to Fuel Web3 Development
IoTeX is proud to be a core sponsor of the Gitcoin Grants Round 10 (GR10) Hackathon, which kicks off June 16th and concludes July 7th with a total prize pool over $650K. Gitcoin is the premier destination for Web3 developers to collaborate on open-source projects, learn new technologies, and meet like-minded developers — it’s time to expose IoTeX technology to the developer universe! ⚡ ATTENTION: we have moved from Medium to our own hosted blog at iotex.io/blog⚡
ioTube v4: IoTeX ↔ Polygon (Matic) Cross-Chain Token Swaps Are LIVE
Our ioTube cross-chain bridge now supports two-way token swaps between IoTeX and Polygon, Ethereum, BSC → tube.iotex.io. ioTube v4 is IoTeX’s decentralized cross-chain bridge that enables bi-directional token swaps between IoTeX and Ethereum, Binance Smart Chain, and now Polygon (Matic)! Starting now, Polygon tokens can live on IoTeX and IoTeX tokens can live on Polygon! We are excited to take this major leap in expanding the footprint of IoTeX to Polygon, one of the fastest growing blockchain networks in the world, to broaden the utility of IOTX + XRC20 tokens and bring new liquidity to the IoTeX Network.
IoTeX & Travala Partner to Enable IOTX Payments for >3 Million Flights, Hotels, and Travel Experiences
IoTeX is excited to partner with Travala.com, the world’s leading cryptocurrency-friendly online travel agency backed by Binance, to integrate IOTX as a payment option on the Travala platform. This will enable IOTX token holders to book over 2.2 million hotels and homes, flights from 600+ airlines, and 400,000+ travel experiences across more than 230 countries, giving a massive boost in utility for IOTX token holders.
Consensus Networks Signs $1.5M Contract with US Navy for Medical Supply Chain on IoTeX
The Department of the US Navy has awarded Consensus Networks a $1.5M contract for HealthNet, a blockchain-enabled logistics tool targeted at medical supply chains. HealthNet will leverage IoTeX technology, including Pebble Tracker and Decentralized Identity (DID), to secure data across medical supply chains and ensure the US Navy is utilizing the most trusted information to manage their medical inventory at home and abroad.