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Weekly Dev Update #26

Hey Y’all, Another weekly Dev Update for everyone. We released Festive Freya Version 2.0.1 this week which fixed a number of subtle bugs that we

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What Are SNApps?

We wanted to write an article that provides a clearer explanation of what Loki SNApps are, how they work, and how you can get involved.

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Weekly Dev Update #25

Hey Y’all, By the time this Dev Update is out, the Festive Freya mandatory upgrade period will have begun. This means ALL SERVICE NODE OPERATORS,

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Weekly Dev Update #24

Hey Y’all, Big update this week… The Festive Freya release is coming closer and closer! Last week we launched the Festive Freya testnet – if

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Weekly Dev Update #23

Hey Y’all, This will be the last Dev Update before the Festive Freya release goes live on testnet! Loki core Add testnet and mainnet hard

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Festive Freya Announcement

We are super excited to announce the next release for Loki, which will contain Bulletproofs, along with a few larger quality of life changes for

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Weekly Dev Update #22

Hey Y’all, Another weekly Dev Update for you to peruse. Just a note, we’re moving Dev updates to Mondays instead of Fridays, so keep your eyes

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Weekly Dev Update #21

Hey Y’all, Some bigger changes going in this week as we prepare for our next hardfork, the date of which should be announced soon so

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Weekly Dev Update #19

Hey Y’all, Things are moving along at a fast pace as we hire more developers. Service Nodes The first natural Service Node deregistration will be

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Weekly Dev Update #18

Hey Y’all, Lots of code going in this week, with some big design decisions especially around Swarms and Loki Messenger. There was also a new

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Weekly Dev Update #17

Hey Y’all, Another weekly Dev Update for everyone. Service Nodes Added preventative measures to make Service Node staking more robust https://github.com/loki-project/loki/commit/fed6e6dc78dcd4ad3a82bffc99cd1669d1a2aee6 https://github.com/loki-project/loki/commit/2022767837daeda71c1ce5de3f8d1a698ae581ce LLARP / Lokinet

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Weekly Dev Update #16

Hey Y’all, The dev team had an interesting week, which was primarily spent responding to bugs in the Loki core implementation. Lokinet developers have been

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Weekly Dev Update #15

Hey Y’all, Last week was our biggest release week so far- SERVICE NODES ARE NOW LIVE! Service Nodes Service nodes are now released! At time time

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Weekly Dev Update #14

Hey Y’all, Last update before mainnet Service Node launch! It’s getting close now, so make sure you’re ready for when we fork on September 20th

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Weekly Dev Update #13

Hey Y’all, Another weekly Dev Update for you to peruse. Service Nodes Over the weekend we will draft the final binaries for Service Nodes; this

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Weekly Dev Update #12

Hey Everyone, We keep chugging forward with testnet this week, Lokinet is developing some more user friendly features, and a couple of developers are in

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Laying Down Layer One: Loki

Over the last three months, there has been significant focus on Loki’s layer two, with numerous papers and articles revealing the true scope of Loki’s

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Weekly Dev Update #11

Testing, testing, testing! A Weekly Dev Update full of testing for y’all this week. Service Nodes Fix consensus issues regarding deregistrations in the transaction pool

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Weekly Dev Update #10

Hey everyone, Big week of testnet changes this week Service Nodes 0.3.3 Magic Mani tesnet beta, released https://github.com/loki-project/loki/releases/tag/v0.3.3-beta Published the full Service Node staking guide for

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Weekly Dev Update #9

Hey Y’all, Some big things on the horizon for Loki, and a new dev update so we keep the community in the loop! Service Nodes

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Weekly Dev Update #8

Hey Y’all, Another weekly dev update to keep everyone up to speed: Loki Base Layer Pull request submitted for Time Locked transactions to now be

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Weekly Dev Update #7

Hey Y’all, Big week, big update! Loki Baselayer We have released new Loki Daemons for all operating systems in anticipation for activation of the altered

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Weekly Dev Upate #6

Weekly dev update for Y’all, a little late this week since we were busy writing papers 🙂 Service Nodes Split up service node pubkey from

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Weekly Dev Update #5

Hey Y’all, New week, new update! Service Nodes Set a threshold of required votes for deregister TX’s to be created to handle spamming of deregister

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Weekly Dev Update #4

Hey Y’all, Got a Winter weekly update for you. Service Nodes Deterministic selection of Service nodes from a sorted list has passed 2 code reviews

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Weekly Dev Update #3

Hey Y’all, Got a new weekly update, NOW WITH ADDED ANNOUNCEMENTS Service Nodes Staking transactions no longer require the private view key to be exposed.

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LOKINET

Loki’s Exploration into the Mixnet Space   We have been dropping lots of not-so-subtle hints that we have been working on a decentralised mixnet, and

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Weekly Dev Update #2

Hey Team, Back again with another weekly update. Service Nodes Service node block reward distribution and validation has been built: https://github.com/loki-project/loki/pull/86 In progress: Separating partial deregistrations

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Weekly Dev Update #1

Hey Team, I’m going to start giving weekly updates on what the development team is up to. It can be hard for the community to

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The Problem With ASICs

In the context of a cryptocurrency, an ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) is a chip that is specifically designed to mine a certain cryptocurrency or

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Loki Premine Report

Foreword We started Loki because we believed we had ideas that could improve the range of tools people use in their pursuit of privacy and

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