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Tip bot tips: How to use the new OXEN tip bot on Telegram
Tip bot tips: How to use the new OXEN tip bot on Telegram

We're launching a new tip bot for the Oxen community channel on Telegram! Using the tip bot, you can send and receive OXEN tips on Telegram....

27 July 2021Alex Linton

Upgrading your updates

Upgrading your updates

We’re upgrading the way we do Service Node updates! Over the coming week, we’ll be trialling a new method of upgrading the Service Node network. ...

06 July 2021Kee Jefferys

New Directions: Exploring a Stablecoin on Oxen

New Directions: Exploring a Stablecoin on Oxen

The instability in the privacy-focused stablecoin market has led us to considering creating an stablecoin on Oxen, first proposed by members of our community...

03 July 2021Kee Jefferys

The privacy pump: Privacy coins and the future of crypto

The privacy pump: Privacy coins and the future of crypto

Right from the start with Bitcoin, the rise of cryptocurrency has been inextricably linked to the ideals of privacy and anonymity. It's time to switch to cryptocurrencies that live up to these ideals — privacy coins. ...

01 July 2021Alex Linton

Oxen has products, programmability, and plenty of room to grow.

Come for the FLIP, stay for the OXEN

Even though privacy is our bread and butter, Oxen also has lots to offer in terms of utility, programmability, and automation. Here are just a few of the reasons Oxen is a project to worth looking into. ...

25 June 2021Alex Linton

Who owns the web? In the future, everyone can own their own share of the technology we use every day

Unweaving a tangled web: Decentralising the ownership and infrastructure of the web

The web is not a neutral force. If we want it to work for us, and not against us, we have to take control of the operation and maintenance of the web....

17 June 2021Alex Linton

Built on Oxen: The future of digital communication

Built on Oxen: The future of digital communication

They say data is the new oil — but privacy is gold. And Oxen has struck gold. Oxen is a privacy protocol that can be used by anyone, not just the tech elite. Decentralised applications built on top of the Oxen blockchain are already being used by hun...

04 June 2021Alex Linton

Who let the DOGE out: Why OXEN should be the king of the kennel

Who let the DOGE out: Why OXEN should be the king of the kennel

Proof of stake, instant and private transactions, service nodes, Session, Lokinet, and much, much more. OXEN has just as much bark as bite. Could it be the next DOGE?...

02 June 2021Alex Linton

The OPTF will be burning almost 700,000 OXEN

Burn baby burn, Oxen inferno!

The effects of token burning are well documented — it slows inflation and bolsters the tokenomics of your project. We're about to do the biggest burn in Oxen history. ...

19 May 2021Alex Linton

We can't let the environmental impact of crypto hold it back from mainstream adoption.

Clean crypto: Creating a sustainable future for blockchain

Everyone in the crypto community knows Proof of Work consensus uses a lot of energy. People care about the climate. And if crypto doesn’t catch up with that mindset, it’s going to come up against a brick wall....

14 May 2021Alex Linton

The State of Digital Privacy: How Did We Get Here?

The State of Digital Privacy: How Did We Get Here?

The state of privacy on the internet has been degrading for years. Let's take a look at how that happened and what can be done to fix it....

27 April 2021Tom Graham

Helicopter foundation: Letting our decentralised network fly on its own

Helicopter foundation: Letting our decentralised network fly on its own

Ever since service nodes were first introduced to the network, the foundation has been operating service nodes. It makes sense for the OPTF to run service nodes — but we wanted to see how the network would fare without our help....

26 April 2021Alex Linton

Lokinet goes next level: Integration in Session and other apps

Lokinet goes next level: Integration in Session and other apps

With the arrival of Liblokinet, developers can easily integrate Lokinet as a library into their applications, opening up a whole new world of Lokinet use cases. ...

23 April 2021Alex Linton