EOS Digest Issue #1
Welcome the very first edition of the EOSphere EOS news digest where we aim to provide an easy to consume summary of recent EOS news and developments.
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block.one and Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Announce Joint Venture for New $325 million EOS.IO Fund
Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings Report give EOS highest investment grade alongside Ethereum
Dan Larimer’s (block.one CTO) other projects scored comparatively high with Steemit receiving 'B-' and Bitshares 'C+' while the Bitcoin community we're outraged by Weiss awarding it a 'C+' investment grade.
Weiss have clarified the ratings are primarily “To help investors reduce risk and find the coins with the most upside potential” and intend to release more detailed ratings covering Risk, Reward, Technology and Fundamentals in future versions of the report.
EOS.IO Dawn 3.0 Alpha Announcement
New features in this release include deferred transactions - which supports features such as lost password recovery, staking pools, a new currency contract, and a new emerging token standard.
Introducing EOS Tracker: Real time viewer for EOS Blockchain
Dan Larimer explains DPoS and BFT in EOS.IO
These technical presentations are currently one of the best sources of information on how EOS.IO will provide the levels of performance and reliability to support the needs of commercial blockchain applications. Dan goes into to detail on how DPoS combined with Byzantine fault tolerance (BFT) will support blocks times of 0.5 seconds with 99.9% finality.
EOS New York announce intention to become Block Producer
EOS Block Producers will form the backbone for a community launched blockchain based on the EOS.IO software and the @eosnewyork team look to be setting a great benchmark for this critical role.
Complimentary 'Building Apps with EOS' workshop for developers
Building an EOS development environment from source!
Made with ♥ for the EOS Community!
EOS.IO Github Development Activity
We saw a big shift in activity this week from last, no doubt related to the merging of the Dawn 3.0 Alpha Code to the default master branch.
EOS.IO Crowsale Stats
Crowsale contributions have been fairly consistent over the week, with the daily USD equivalent averaging around the $26 million for the period. It will be interesting to see if this average falls next week based on the recent weakness in crypto assets.
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