How We’re Designing a Better Virtual Machine than Ethereum and EOS

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Written by Li Haifeng — IOST Senior Engineer Former Tencent senior engineer and successful entrepreneur. Responsible for leading the restructuring of Tencent News and Tiantian Express which achieved over 150 million daily visitors. Lead engineer for IOST’s virtual machine. The importance of virtual machine design and performance — as well as smart contract capabilities — has been recognized by all blockchain developers as being crucial for … Read More

Everest v1.0 — Public Release and TestNet Update

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Dear IOST community, Over the last few years blockchain projects have been grappling with what has come to be known as the scalability trilemma. Trying to find a balance between scalability, security and decentralization isn’t easy, and many projects have been cutting corners too much in one area and compromising the integrity of their blockchain in others. At IOST, we … Read More

IOST: Building a Better Blockchain

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Recently, a lot of people have asked me, “What does IOST want to achieve?” It’s simple — the goal for the R&D team is to create a better blockchain application platform. We want to focus on fixing issues that exist in current blockchain technology and in doing so implement our own solutions that we consider necessary for a successful blockchain application platform. I want … Read More

Bluehill and Rate3 Partnership Overview, Committed to Building A Secure and Efficient Cross-Border Payment Ecosystem

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Rate3 has recently partnered with Bluehill, a blockchain accelerator and incubator created by IOST, which has raised $50 million to fund its investment program. Rate3 is designing a simple infrastructure for trustworthy e-commerce relationships and merchant-to-consumer payment channels, while also creating a reliable credit scoring system for traditional lenders and capital providers. Rate3 will utilize the high scalability, decentralization, and security of the … Read More

BlueHill and Covalent Partnership, Ushering in a New Age in Data Privacy Protection

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Covalent (COVA) is partnering with BlueHill, the blockchain incubator and accelerator founded by IOST. Covalent’s focus on creating a private blockchain and data utilization infrastructure is a perfect fit for IOST’s blockchain platform, which is highly scalable, decentralized and secure. Covalent is led by Vincent Li, Harvard Alumnus and Raymond Gao, Princeton Alumnus. The founders are experts in the field of AI and … Read More

Sequoia Capital China Leads Financing for Theseus, a Stealth Blockchain Project Incubated at IOST

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IOST has recently announced a May 28th formal launch of Theseus, a blockchain application team incubated at IOST. Theseus is an IOST-incubated R&D team dedicated to pushing the envelope in blockchain technology and paving the way for the IOST developer community. Its stated goal is to develop practical applications for consumers and companies in industries that can potentially be transformed by … Read More

The Internet of Services — Intro to our Tech

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To start things off: · You’ll find our website here · Our whitepaper is available here · Our primer is available here · You can follow our twitter for major updates here · And you can get involved and chat with the team on Reddit here (keep an eye out for our upcoming AMA with the tech team) What is IOS? In our vision, the IOS (Internet … Read More