NEXUS NEWS

May Newsletter

May was a month of finalizing all of the features of Tritium which are now complete. Our last Zoom meeting summarized what was left to finish before a final month of testing. 15/05/19 Zoom Meeting API The team has been refining and finishing the API, with respect to...

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April Newsletter

Since early March the tritium testnet has been functioning with the primitive core APIs and Operations, and we are now engaging with a security firm to perform a code audit. They will start an audit on the staging branch (tritium beta running over the legacy rules),...

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The Nexus Ecosystem

Over recent years there has been a growing interest in the possible application of tokens. Generally, this has been limited to the raising of capital in the form of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) on the basis of the ideas of a whitepaper. Conversely, Nexus is building...

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Reputation based Consensus ~ Simplified

The notion of a “trustless” ledger continues to gain in popularity. A public blockchain is often described in this way as it does not require a “trusted” third party. The responsibilities of third parties such as banks, payment or credit card providers is to act as...

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Reputation based Consensus

Today, there are a handful of consensus mechanisms that have been designed to create decentralized networks. Though all of these mechanisms serve to protect against sybil attacks and double spending, many have a limited ability to capture the reputation of the nodes...

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Nexus Newsletter March 2019

March was another busy month of coding, with an additional 68,000 lines of code written and the release of the Tritium testnet. The development team have also been holding weekly zoom meetings, for which we have provided some of the highlights.   Zoom Meeting...

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TAO Update #3 – Simplified

First up, there’s a ton of new code. 50k+ new lines of it. Great job, Nexus devs!   Lower Level Crypto: Nexus is monitoring new quantum-resistant signature schemes that use lattices to replace the Elliptic Curve Cryptography scheme that is currently used for...

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Nexus Newsletter February 2019

January was an extremely busy month, culminating in the release of the open source code for Tritium. An additional 58,627 lines of code have been written since the end of last October. Meanwhile, the UK and Australian Embassies have continued to develop their outreach...

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TAO Update #3

For this edition of the TAO update series, I will explain what has been completed thus far, what is left to do, and what you can do with Tritium after you read this article. So, let’s get started with the usual git pull origin master. From...

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Nexus Advanced Contracts

Enterprise adoption is instrumental to blockchain technology becoming mainstream, and Nexus Advanced Contracts are the next step in leading this progression. Existing Smart Contracts have experienced issues in relation to ease of use and scalability due to a Turing...

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Nexus Newsletter December

  In the lead up to Christmas, and the much anticipated Nexus Tritium core release in January 2019, the Nexus development team is hard at work preparing for December’s public test nets and creating the module store. In late November, Colin Cantrell presented at...

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