Weekly Dev Update #133
Read about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include finishing touches on Session Protocol-powered closed groups.
Read about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include finishing touches on Session Protocol-powered closed groups.
Towards the end of 2020, we announced that Loki will be rebranding to become Oxen. This is our timeline for the rebrand. It’s the Year of the Ox. Let’s go.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week: Lokinet exit node optimisation, Session Protocol updates, and more.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week: finalising Ledger wallet support, some big Session updates, and more.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week: progress on Ledger integration and Session messaging pipeline refactors.
With the launch of Eth 2.0, the Ethereum blockchain’s transition to Proof of Stake has begun. But what is PoS, and why is it such a big deal?
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include Lokinet bugfixes and progress for Loki on Ledger wallets.
The Salty Saga hardfork brought Pulse to mainnet. But Pulse isn’t just one giant leap for Loki — it’s a big step towards a greener future for us all.
What happens when you combine a leading open-source voice chat platform and a cutting-edge anonymous onion router? Find out inside.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki software suite. This week: Progress on a public Lokinet 0.8 (exit nodes) release for macOS, and more.
Lokinet exit nodes open up a whole new world of functionality for Lokinet. But how exactly do they work, and what do you need to know when trying them out?
The Salty Saga hardfork created a 6-Loki-per-block fund intended to bootstrap Chainflip liquidity. Since this fund is no longer necessary, we’re burning it.
This week’s big news is the release of exit node support for Lokinet. Read more about that and everything else going on at Loki.
Lokinet just got a massive update with two major upgrades to Lokinet’s usability and functionality: exit nodes and LNS integration.
Since making our start back in 2017, Loki has grown significantly, and we’ve learned a lot along the way. Now, it’s time for Loki’s next evolution.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include a mobile Wallet update for Salty Saga compatibility.
Dev Update #125 features wallet updates, fixes to Session open groups, and Lokinet GUI fixes.
This week we were focused on updating the Android and iOS wallets to make them compatible with Loki after the Salty Saga hardfork.
This week we focused on new GUI wallets, Lokinet’s Windows version, and Session’s onion requests.
All bases were loaded with Salty Saga this week, obviously this involved lots of work on Loki core and the Loki wallets to make sure everything was working for the hardfork.
Without doubt, the Loki Pulse upgrade is our biggest ever blockchain update. Here is how its launch went.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include finalising binaries for the upcoming Salty Saga hardfork.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week: some finishing touches on Salty Saga, and Session closed group improvements.
The team behind everyone’s favourite upcoming cross-chain swapping service has made the decision to rebrand to Chainflip. Read all about it!
The Salty Saga hardfork means the elimination of miners — so we’re redirecting the miners’ portion of the block reward to support Chainflip instead.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include preparatory work for the upcoming Salty Saga hardfork.
LOKI is launching a new ERC-20-compatible asset — wLOKI — which will be issued on the Ethereum blockchain and become available for trading on Uniswap.
If you’re interested in participating in the Salty Saga testnet, here is some technical information to help you get started. How to get connected To use testnet, you’ll need to grab the latest Loki CLI
Loki’s Salty Saga hardfork will bring Pulse — Loki’s new consensus mechanism — as well as Lokinet name registration and other exciting changes.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include some quality-of-life changes to the Electron wallet.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include big steps for Lokinet’s LNS support, exit nodes, and more.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include lots of QOL fixes for Session, and more.
Hey Y’all, Pulse blocks started flowing last week as the Loki core team fired up the Pulse devnet, over the next couple of weeks the core team will use the devnet to test the resilience
Read all about the latest updates to the Loki privacy suite. This week: final prep for Pulse’s devnet launch and a Lokinet exit node test run.
The last few months have generated an explosion of discussion in the crypto world about governance tokens and so-called ‘yield farming’. There’s lots of chatter around incentive structures for the variety of actors in the
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include a potential new approach for Lokinet on mobile.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include onion routing for Session open groups and file attachments.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week: Enabling onion requests for Session open group and file servers, and more.
ERC20-based DeFi projects have kickstarted the DeFi scene, but to truly succeed, DeFi needs to go cross-chain — and we think Chainflip is the way to go.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include the long-awaited release of Session’s desktop refactor!
Today, Loki is announcing support for a new DeFi initiative: Chainflip, a new private cross-chain asset swapping service.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include merging and final testing of Session’s desktop refactor.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include finishing up the Session Desktop refactor.
The Loki Core team will be discontinuing support for Loki Launcher with the next hardfork. Read about transition options and the reasons for this change.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week: progress on shared sender keys for Session — bigger closed groups are coming!
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include the first big steps towards implementing Pulse.
SNApps let users harness the power and versatility of Lokinet to run websites, host servers, access files, and more. Learn more about what SNApps can do.
Read all about the latest updates to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include progress on the Session Desktop refactor and Lokinet exit nodes.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include 3-hop onion routing on all Session platforms.
The Loki blockchain is the foundation of everything we’re building here at Loki. Read all about how our blockchain powers Session, Lokinet, and Blink.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include massive Session stability improvements on Android.
The last two years have been a wild ride for the Loki Project team. Simon Harman, Loki Project CEO, recaps the project’s greatest highlights and milestones.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include more work on the Android and desktop Session refactors.
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include progress on Session refactoring for Android and desktop.
Session, the Loki Project’s encrypted messenger, has quickly become one of Loki’s primary products. But how does Session add value back to the Loki Network?
Read all about the latest improvements to the Loki privacy suite. This week’s highlights include progress on major bugfixes for Session’s Android client.
Hey Y’all, This week we continued work on the deep refactor for Session, which mostly included reviewing and separating previously intermingled parts of the Signal protocol from the Session application. We also began the process
Hey Y’all, Last week on the Lokinet side we finally finished off the macOS GUI client for Lokinet. Loki Core and Storage Server got another patch which seems to have resolved the unexpected deregistrations that
Hey Y’all, Last week we continued our efforts to improve the stability of Loki Core and the Loki Storage Server. We found and patched some bugs, however these stability upgrades are still ongoing. Lokinet for
Hey Y’all, Last week we dealt with a deregistration event caused by some misconfigured Service Nodes, and a Loki Storage Server bug which occurred on some platforms. On the Lokinet side, we adopted some new
Lokinet finally has a new look — it just received its very first GUI. So, now is the perfect time to get started with our onion router. Lokinet is powered by the decentralised Loki Service
Hey Y’all, This week we focused on implementing onion requests and revamping push notifications in Session. Onion requests (once implemented clientside) should increase message sending reliability and improve multi-device functionality. On the Lokinet side, we
Hey Y’all, Last week we continued our focus on fixing Session bugs affecting multi-device, push notifications and message sending. We made good progress on these fixes, and were able to identify identify several key areas
Cryptocurrencies are seen as the future of financial transactions — and we feel that privacy coins like $LOKI are an important step for cryptocurrencies. Privacy coins maintain fungibility through anonymity, while also providing the security
At launch, LNS mapping registration is supported in the CLI wallet only. The following steps can be used to register and update LNS mappings in the CLI wallet. Note that you can access a detailed
The new Loki Name System (LNS) was released in a limited capacity on the 25th of March alongside the Valiant Vidar hardfork. At launch, LNS can assign human-readable usernames to Session IDs and Loki Wallet
Hey Y’all, Last week we released the 7.0.x Valiant Vidar binaries, which represent much of our work from the last three months. Valiant Vidar will add features like support for full onion routing in Session
Hey Y’all, This week has been a little slower, with people working from home due to the Coronavirus pandemic. However, we’re still on track for the 24th of March Valiant Vidar hard fork. We’ve fixed
On approximately the 24th of March (at block height 496969), Loki will be performing a hardfork upgrade to add a number of new features and upgrades to the Loki software suite. This hardfork upgrade will
Hey Y’all, This week we released a number of upgrades for Session, including several new features such as auto-updating for desktop and improved error reporting for Android. We also made good progress on tracking down
Hey Y’all, Last week we focused on Session patches for Android and iOS clients, including improved multi-device functionality and error reporting. We also finished and tested the Lokinet design changes for 0.7.0, which means that
Hey Y’all, This week we continued to focus on collecting user feedback and bug reports, and integrating cross-platform fixes into the Session clients. The Lokinet team started to focus on some final issues found with
Hey Y’all, Last week we continued patching Session bugs related to message sending and multi-device, which culminated in a new round of cross-platform Session client releases. The Loki Core team merged the first parts of
Hey Y’all, The biggest news from last week: we finally released Session on iOS, Android, Windows, macOS and Linux! We have been collecting user feedback over the past few days and have compiled a list
Hey Y’all, Last week was a mad dash to get final parts of Session in place for the upcoming release this week. We also continued working on Lokinet 0.7.0 changes and and started building out
Everyone goes to all available lengths to keep their loved ones safe from the dangers of the world — both offline and, increasingly, online. The internet has made its home in every corner of our
Hey Y’all, This week, our work was focused on fixing some issues discovered during internal testing of Session, as well as putting the finishing touches on rebranding the UI from Loki Messenger to Session.. We
What’s a consensus mechanism? Every computer network needs a way to ensure that all connected devices are in agreement about the state of the network: whether data is valid, where and how it should be
Hey Y’all, This week consisted of significant progress towards the Session release. Loki Core Libc++ read buffer serialization fix attempt https://github.com/loki-project/loki/pull/1018 Add systemd notification and watchdog support to ensure lokid is restarted if it gets
Hey Y’all, Last week was a busy one due to the Nimble Nerthus hardfork, which was successful in both moving Lokinet routers onto mainnet and enabling Blink on mainnet. We are still monitoring the stability
This article is educational material only. The information provided in this article is not to be construed as professional investment advice. Choosing a blockchain project to get involved with can be really stressful. There are
Hey Y’all, Last week was our final week of holidays, and a majority of the team is back into the office as of this week. However, some members of the dev team did work over
Hey Y’all, As with the last Dev Update, the majority of the Loki team is still enjoying their holidays over the Christmas and New Year break. Last week, most of our work went into the
The information on this website is for general information purposes only. It is not intended as legal, financial or investment advice and should not be construed or relied on as such. Before making any commitment
Hey all Service Node operators. Today marks the start of the mandatory upgrade period for the Nimble Nerthus release. All Service Nodes have 2 weeks (until block height 442333 – 9th of Jan 2020) to
Hey Y’all, Last week and this coming week will be slower than normal since the majority of the team is taking Christmas holidays. The team that is still working is primarily fixing lokid bugs in
Running a masternode or service node is a great way to earn a passive income through cryptocurrency rewards. However, doing so requires staking (locking away) a certain amount of cryptocurrency. For some blockchain projects, the
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The process of selling cryptocurrency is generally the reverse of buying crypto. And just like buying crypto, the process will change depending on what kind of exchange you’ve chosen to use: Regular trading platform, brokerage service, or
Hey Y’all, Last week was quite busy, with the release of the testnet 6.0.0 Loki Core software, and Lokinet releases being tagged. We continue to focus our efforts on making the backend changes necessary for
For the last 18 months, we’ve been hammering away at Loki Messenger, a decentralised, anonymous messaging app that uses Signal’s end-to-end encryption, Lokinet’s onion routing or proxy requests, and the Loki Storage Server infrastructure. Users
Hey Everybody, It’s that time again! We’re about to start the release of new Loki Core software. This will be one of our biggest releases so far, and will include two big features (Blink and
Once you’ve bought your crypto, there are a few different options when it comes to storing it. These storage options are all referred to as ‘wallets’. It’s important to note that no matter which wallet
Hey Y’all, Last week we started testing Blink on testnet. Apart from a few small bugs, Blink transactions are now sending successfully on testnet. On the Loki Messenger side, nearly all Loki messenger team members
Note: This is an updated post on another blog we wrote on this subject last year. It has been updated and edited to reflect recent events. It’s been around a year since the Australian Parliament
by Simon Harman Tuesday, 10 December marks Human Rights Day – the day the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted by the United Nations back in 1948. The UDHR is a visionary document
The words ‘centralized’ and ‘decentralized’ are thrown around a lot in the cryptocurrency world. That’s because blockchain technology is generally decentralized — blockchains were created as a viable alternative to centralized networks. But what do
Hey Y’all, This week we did a lot more work on Loki Messenger focusing on multi-device and profile images, getting everything ready for a quality-of-life upgrade for this week. We also forked the Loki core
So you’ve heard that running a masternode or service node for a blockchain project can earn you cryptocurrency rewards — enticing, right? But have you factored in the costs? Is it worth the time and
Multi-device support is one of the most-requested features in modern messaging applications — people want to be able to chat seamlessly across all of their devices. Decentralised chat applications have struggled to implement this crucial