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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

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. ...

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 energy crypto: Creating a sustainable future for blockchain

Everyone knows Proof of Work consensus uses a lot of energy. People care about the climate — and crypto needs to catch up....

14 May 2021Alex Linton

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

Oxen Hardfork (9.0.0 Audacious Aurochs)

Oxen Hardfork (9.0.0 Audacious Aurochs)

Today, we are announcing the next Oxen hardfork. Check out the timeline for the release of Audacious Aurochs!...

19 April 2021Kee Jefferys

High Stakes: ETH 2.0, PoS, and the Future of Blockchain Tech

High Stakes: ETH 2.0, PoS, and the Future of Blockchain Tech

Eth 2.0 is live. As of 12am UTC on Tuesday, 1 Dec, the first stage of Ethereum’s evolution into a Proof of Stake (PoS) blockchain has now begun. If PoS sounds familiar, that’s probably because Oxen has been full PoS since the Salty Saga hardfork back...

03 December 2020Admin

Pulse for the Planet: How PoS Makes Oxen Greener Than Ever

Pulse for the Planet: How PoS Makes Oxen Greener Than Ever

We’ve talked a lot about the benefits of Proof of Stake for the Oxen blockchain, but there’s another huge upside to PoS compared to our old hybrid PoS-PoW consensus mechanism: it’s a lot kinder to the planet....

26 November 2020Admin

Pulse Check: Salty Saga Hardfork Brings a New Block Reward Structure to Support Chainflip

Pulse Check: Salty Saga Hardfork Brings a New Block Reward Structure to Support Chainflip

Oxen’s upcoming Salty Saga 8.0.0 hardfork will bring a bunch of exciting changes to Oxen Core and other key components of the Oxen privacy suite. As mentioned in the Salty Saga announcement, one of these changes is a restructure of the Oxen block rew...

22 September 2020Admin

Blockchain Consensus Mechanisms: Proof of Work, Proof of Stake, and Hybrid Mechanisms

Blockchain Consensus Mechanisms: Proof of Work, Proof of Stake, and Hybrid Mechanisms

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 sorted, etc. For centralised networks, reaching this consensus is easy: the cen...

23 January 2020Admin

Recent Posts

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #198

Hardfork 19 prep, Session ID blinding, Lokinet bug fixes and more in this week's Oxen Labs Update...

09 May 2022Josh Jessop-Smith

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #197

Work on hardfork #19, service node reward batching, revamped ads, and more in this week's Oxen Labs Update...

02 May 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #195+196

Kee & Alex are back for another Oxen Labs update to give you a look in on what's been going on here over the last two weeks. ...

25 April 2022Kee Jefferys

Oxen: A friendly starter kit

This Oxen starter-kit is your first point of contact for all-things about Oxen. This is the Guide to our fully decentralised privacy ecosystem. Get to know a little about our OXEN token, our Oxen network, our private messaging app; Session and Lokine...

21 April 2022Wes Sukh

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #194

Kee & Josh return for another Oxen Labs update, to let you in on what's been going on here over the last week...

12 April 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #193

Kee & Josh return for another Oxen Labs update, to let you in on what's been going on here over the last week...

04 April 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #192

Kee & Josh return for another Oxen Labs update, to let you in on what's been going on here over the last week....

28 March 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #191

Kee & Josh return for another Oxen Labs update, to let you in on what's been going on here over the last week....

21 March 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #190

Kee & Josh return for another Oxen Labs update, to let you in on what's been going on here over the last week....

14 March 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #189

Kee & Josh return for another Oxen Labs update, to let you in on what's been going on here over the last week....

08 March 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #188

This week we’re trying a new style of update, the dev update continues but we also have Josh in to provide some insight into the Marketing team's activities....

22 February 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Dev Update #187

Read all about the latest updates to the Oxen suite! This week: wallet3 work continues, Session message requests, and Lokinet IPv6 leak fix...

16 February 2022Kee Jefferys