IOTA Newsletter #8 — Coordinator-free Testnet, Crypto Payments, Venture Building, Geo-Tagging &…
The full article was originally published by Mark Schmidt on Medium. Read the full article here.
A Testnet with no Coordinator
IOTA Area Codes — A proposal to geo-tag IOTA transactions
Go local and empower your community. IOTA Area Codes enables IOTA-based applications to be built for specific geographic regions.
IOTA awards Professor Robert Shorten with Research Grant
Recently announced IOTA Research Council member, Professor Robert Shorten, is awarded with new IOTA Research grant dedicated to three-year Tangle research.
A Message from the Board
The IOTA Board of Directors is announcing the departure of Ralf Rottmann, who will be stepping down in his position, effective immediately, due to an ongoing family matter. The current board took over all of Ralf’s responsibilities at the onset of his absence in August 2018, so business will continue as usual. We wish him the best in his future endeavors.