NEXUS NEWS

Tritium

“Nexus releases Tritium, a revolutionary register-based contract engine” November 5th, 2019: Nexus releases Tritium, the 7th activation since the network launched in 2014. This upgrade transforms the Nexus blockchain into a seven-layered software stack with a...

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Securitized Token Offerings

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are considered securities, as the value of these tokens are based on the performance of the company that they represent. However, unlike traditional public shares that provide dividends, ICOs do not offer a direct link to the revenues of...

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August Newsletter 2019

August was a month of debugging, testing, and hardening code. The security audit is now complete. The feedback was that the quality of the code was very high, well structured, and designed. Five vulnerabilities were identified of which only one was assessed as high...

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June & July Newsletter

During the month of June Nexus released the Nexus Wallet, a product of years of work culminating into one of the fastest crypto wallets available, being 20x faster than the legacy version.  Our developer team has been busy testing and optimizing the code of...

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The Three Dimensional Chain (3DC)

Nexus is implementing an architecture that is a promising candidate to solving the ‘Blockchain Trilemma’, an opinion that only two of the three qualities, Security, Decentralization and Scalability, are achievable concurrently. We call it the ‘Three Dimensional Chain...

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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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