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Welcome Florian Doebler to the IOTA Foundation

Florian Doebler is an Economist and Entrepreneur with a focus on behavioral science and international development. He joins the IOTA Foundation as Social Impact & Donor Relations Coordinator at our headquarters in Berlin. During his studies in Munich and Vienna his academic interest centered around the sustainable governance of commons throughout economic history and the intersection of innovation, cultures, and institutions. Florian is a co-founder of a social start-up with the aim of bringing transparency to…

Fireside Chat with Dominik Schiener

The discussion covered topics from the current status of Tangle and Qubic development to how IOTA differs from other cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies. The talk finished with a Q&A session involving the audience. Much of the discussion centred around the collaboration between IOTA and the corporate world, and the potential for adoption of IOTA into business and society. As it currently stands, there is no IOTA ‘product’ as such that can be picked up and integrated by businesses. Therefore, collaborations…

Trinity Desktop 0.3.4 released

Changelog 0.3.4 New: Drag&drop seed text support Update: Trigger 2fa verification once necessary code string length is reached Update: Seed in memory format update Update: Adjusted auto promotion timing Fix: Reattach only if transaction falls below max depth Fix: Mixed filled and empty paper wallet templates Fix: Resizing wallet window using top corners not working on Windows Update: Adds address local spend status (cannot be overridden) Fix: Fixes…

The Industrial IOTA Lab Aachen

Real world adoption of the Tangle technology is happening at an increasing speed as IOTA works its way into industrial and academic circles. The Industrial IOTA Lab Aachen (IILA) at the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Product Engineering (WZL) of the RWTH Aachen University happens to connect both of them. Therefore, it’s a great example worth exploring in more depth. As an open laboratory, IILA invites students, lecturers, hobbyists, and industry experts to collaborate on IOTA’s real industrial use-cases. The focus is…

Cryptocurrency market update: IOTA Qubic Protocol on track with new trustless applications

The IOTA Qubic team recently released an update of the ongoing developments. The team is made up of Samuel Reid, Eric Hop, Paul Handy, and Donald Kelly. Together, they have been working on the concept of Quorum-Based Computations (QBCs), which they are building on the IOTA Tangle platform. The Qubic Protocol was designed to be used in the development of trustless applications that make it possible to create new economic models. In addition to that, it supports the broad landscape of the industry as well as Web 3.0. What is…

Smart Contracts and IOTA

The topic of smart contracts is a very important one for future business processes of IOTA. Some readers might already have heard of so called Smart Contracts, for others this term is completely new and again others are experts in this topic. This article is intended to help readers understand why smart contracts are so important to businesses and individuals, and what they have to do with IOTA. A basic requirement for smart contracts was blockchain technology. Only through the use of blockchain technology it was possible…

Tangle Patagonia will present IOTA at Santa Cruz – Argentina

This is a very particular article since I’m a writer here but today I’m not going to present an interview or a translation, this article is to tell you a little about my project and where we are at at this moment. I’m a  IOTA enthusiast since I had discovered all the main characteristics of it and what was the IOTA Foundation mision. Later, I became member or the IOTA Evangelist Network, and I met (and keep doing it) all this wonderful people around the world working with the same goal: to promote IOTA through different…