Greetings everyone! We are back with our Project Update Report №15 for 05/22–06/25 period. During this time our team has been working around the clock to keep on delivering new products and making improvements to existing, as well as, introducing a way for having a decentralized community of global supporters, launch of the 1st token and Dapp on IoTeX network, new listing, integrations with 3rd party wallets and contributions from Delegates.
We have prepared this blog in order to do a recap of our recent achievements to share with our beloved community.
Tech & Development >>>
Mainnet & Post-Mainnet Status Update
IoTeX Mainnet Alpha has been live for more than one month and things are going great! Here are some updates:
- ~1 billion IOTX staked/voted (maintaining 30% of the 3.5bn circulating supply)
- Almost 1,000 epochs
- 50+ Delegates from 18 countries
- An increase from 18 to 24 Consensus Delegates
- Welcome our newest Delegate: BlackPool and Citex
- New Delegates coming: shEOS, Starfish, etc.
Some of the things that we are working on & will be rolling out:
- Vitality (VITA) community token — our first token & Dapp
- Member Portal — you one-stop shop for all things blockchain & IoT
- AvoBoard — our in-house hardware
Check all of them in our new blog https://medium.com/iotex/iotex-post-mainnet-roadmap-vita-token-member-portal-avoboard-8eb66e75687f
On June 12, we have reached 40% of the IOTX circulating supply staked/voted and expanded to 24 Consensus Delegates + increased the epoch bonus to 350K IOTX per day. Right before this, we have executed a hard fork at block height 432001 that went smoothly in order to implement and push new improvements to our network. This update v0.6.2 carries non-compatible bug fixes, major improvements, and new features:
- Fix the double gas fee on contract deployment and execution;
- Add new RPC APIs to query and subscribe to raw blocks;
- Avoid signing asynchronous contract read request;
- Improve BFT consensus pre-commit state handling;
- Migrate a project from go dep to go mod;
- Use golang 1.12.5 compiler by default (but still compatible with 1.11.5);
- Remove native voting protocol from the codebase.
Trust Wallet fully supports both native IOTX & ERC20 IOTX — you can download the wallet here
imToken has officially launched the IoTeX staking & voting Dapp
Check a full list of IOTX wallets available today for ERC20 & native IOTX
Newly added metrics for IoTeX Explorer via GraphQL
Vitality (VITA) Community Token
The first token to be launched on the IoTeX Network will be Vitality (VITA) — the IoTeX Community token. Why Vitality? Because it represents the essence of the IoTeX community:
We are hosting a 1,000,000 VITA + 10,000 IOTX giveaway to celebrate the launch of VITA! Join our Gleam campaign today & build your “VITA starter kit”. Help spread the word!
VITA Website: https://iotex.community/vita
VITA Twitter: https://twitter.com/vitatoken
VITA Introduction: https://bre.is/YgPM9cFLY
VITA Detailed FAQ: https://bre.is/DrovU33o0
VITA Tasks List: https://vita.iotex.io/
VITA Discord: discord.gg/s47g8ck
How to claim VITA: https://bit.ly/2Ku4UF5
IOTX-to-VITA Bidding Pool: https://bre.is/YgPM9cFLY
Partnerships, Collaborations & other
PIEXGO officially supports IOTX native token SWAP — https://twitter.com/iotex_io/status/1136713730140409856
Our co-founder Raullen has been invited to join xGoogler Blockchain Alliance (xGBA) !
Binance Research officially released the IoTeX Research Report — an in-depth report which summarizes the key aspects of IoTeX.
New working collaboration with the Korean Ministry of Science & ICT
The new article we have prepared for Asia Blockchain Review!
May 31 @ Shanghai — IoTeX Meetup
June 15 @ Palo Alto, CA — PoS CEO Summit
June 21 @ Shanghai — STAKING — Era of Mining
Community & Campaigns
Let’s Make Content Campaign (ongoing — end of June)
Rules & details https://bit.ly/2JtYKVa
Vitality (VITA) Token Launch Celebration! (ongoing — end of June)
We are hosting a 1,000,000 VITA + 10,000 IOTX giveaway to celebrate the launch of VITA! Enter NOW via the Gleam link below and build your “VITA starter kit”. Help spread the word!
Livestream AMA with Founders — May 31 https://bit.ly/2Qsrhee
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