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IOTA could be the missing piece of the FX market puzzle

Introduction With the teaser/announcement of Qubic a lot of speculation about possible use cases began.What we know:Qubic brings smart contracts and oracles (you can read about it here) to the IOTA protocol. The most obvious use case seems to be related to FX markets.With this very short article I try to give a brief overview about the FX market and why it indeed seems to be a perfect match for IOTA. FX Market With a daily volume of over 5 trillion US dollar the FX market is by far the largest financial…

Welcome Michael Nilles to the IOTA Foundation

Michael Nilles is executive member of the Board of Directors and Chief Digital Officer (CDO) for Schindler. Michael also serves on the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG.Michael brings more than 20 years of experience spearheading digital innovation and large-scale digital transformations for multi-billion industrial businesses. As an early adopter of the Industrial Internet, he gained extensive knowledge in deploying smart, connected and data-driven capabilities at scale and developing new digital business …

Why it makes sense to go into cryptocurrencies as a vegan

Hi my vegan friends. I did not talk about my veganism for while. I’m vegan for around 9 years. So, I want to talk about an important topic with you: Cryptocurrencies.I’m in the Cryptocurrency market since November 2017. I had emotional first weeks, but I want to talk with you about my experience and reasons.First of all, I want to answer the question: What about mining? Isn’t it destroying our planet even more?Yes, mining is the worst topic about Cryptocurrencies. That was also a reason for me to not join this…

IOTA Research — Simulations

The IOTA Research team works intensively on the technology behind IOTA. We analyze the Tangle DLT (distributed ledger technology) using both analytical tools and numerical simulations. Recently, IOTA Researcher, Alon Gal, published a blog post about confirmation rates in the Tangle where he discussed the weighted-walk based consensus mechanism. Likewise, Professor Serguei Popov and his PhD students published an article about the equilibria in the Tangle. You can read the two part blog post explaining their findings here and…

Future Mobility: VW promises “world premiere” at Cebit

The Volkswagen Group is planning a major show at the new Cebit in June. The automaker has its own stand and will host the one-day "Volkswagen Summit". There will also be a world premiere at the fair.The German automaker Volkswagen wants to be as present at CeBIT as never before ". The company will be giving a "comprehensive insight into the future of mobility and the latest digital technologies" at its stand in the "Future Mobility" hall 25, "said Volkswagen in Wolfsburg. At the booth there will be a world premiere, which…

IOTA Reclaim Identification Verification Process

Background on the reclaim process — the bundle bug As most members of the IOTA Community know, in October of 2017 a bug was found in the early normalization code for IOTA transaction signature bundles. The details are highly technical, but the intrepid may check out Eric Hop’s excellent blog post on the IOTA signing process to fully understand them. For the less technically-minded, the upshot is that the bug put the IOTA tokens of certain users at risk by partially revealing a portion of the private key generated…

Hannover Messe Industrie 2018: These were the highlights

At the largest industrial fair in the world, visitors experienced the future of industry up close. At our Fujitsu stand, we presented Industry 4.0 in a spectacular live show case and showed how smart mobility can look in 2025 . The Fujitsu experts will be showcasing the highlights that the attendees of the trade fair were expecting directly from the Fujitsu stand at the Hannover Messe Industrie 2018 . The highlights of the HMI 2018 We are pleased that the Hannover Messe Industrie 2018 was so successful and would like to…

Welcome Andrew Greve to the IOTA Foundation

Andrew Greve is currently finishing his Ph.D. in Political Science at Rutgers University. He is an avid technophile, and has a strong interest in the intersection of governance and technology. Andrew holds degrees in History and Asia-Pacific Studies from Rowan University and NSYSU, respectively. Andrew is currently based in Taipei, Taiwan. On joining IOTA Just as IOTA is on the cutting edge of technology, the IOTA Foundation and community are similarly on a cutting social edge. I believe that the open nature of the IOTA…

IOTA: The biggest value spike has yet to come

We all remember the news that Robert Bosch Venture Capital made an investment in IOTA token. They purchased a “significant amount of IOTA tokens”. The token price spiked significantly on the markets.So why did RBVC bought these tokens? This was their answer:“Bosch is one of the pioneers actively driving the adoption of distributed ledger technology in the automotive and Internet of Things (IoT) industry. The investment in IOTA’s token, the first ever token investment of RBVC, will help us working closely with the…

Trinity Wallet Update – 7th May

Here’s this week’s update. Cross-platform New: Support for Argentinian Peso New: Change font from Lato to SourceSansPro New: Add remote node list with fallback in case of failure Updated: Add additional translation strings Updated: Greater test coverage Updated: Refine theming colours Mobile New: Add new PoW native module on iOS -> big speed improvements (often 10-15s on iPhone 7 Plus) New: Add attachToTangle unavailable error to snapshot transition New: Add confirmation/information modal before printing seed…

The IOTA Ecosystem is a huge milestone towards global standard

The launch of the website of the IOTA Ecosystem was made on May 1st. Currently, it is in the phase in which the system is filled with life. To achieve this, interested parties can register there and register their projects. In June, the entire ecosystem should start properly.The IOTA Ecosystem is a huge milestone towards IOTA’s global standard, with a wide variety of activists sharing and learning from each other.In addition, the fund will support projects that might otherwise never be realized or more difficult,…

Metamesh’s IOTA Crowdfunding Campaign

IOTA Based Crowdfund At Metamesh, we understand that the market does not need another token. We want to focus on bringing the most value to our IOTA Community. This means that we need to build platforms using IOTA and have more Ecosystem Projects. When we found out about the IOTA Ecosystem and it’s Development Fund we thought we would be a great fit… until we read the fine print. The IOTA Ecosystem Development Fund will support open source projects that support IOTA. We don’t plan on open sourcing the platform because we…

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