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Mandatory service node update: Session, storage server, and small contributors

Mandatory service node update: Session, storage server, and small contributors

A new mandatory service node upgrade will be released on August 31, with a 2 week upgrade period ending on September 14. ...

24 August 2022Kee Jefferys

Oxen Hardfork (10.1.0 Wistful Wagyu)

Oxen Hardfork (10.1.0 Wistful Wagyu)

Oxen is announcing its next major hardfork today. Oxen 10.1.0 Wistful Wagyu will release on May 31 2022 with a 2 week mandatory upgrade period ending on the scheduled hardfork date, June 14 2022....

24 May 2022Kee Jefferys

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. ...

03 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....

13 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....

25 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

Recent Posts

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #217

Eth Merge content, Session menu redesign, Lokinet release finalisation, and more in this weeks Oxen Labs Update!...

20 September 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #216

Session theming & menu redesign, new Session repository, upcoming WEDF stuff, and more in this weeks Oxen Labs Update!...

12 September 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #215

Emoji reacts release, Service Node updates, Oxen brand refresh, and more in this weeks Oxen Labs Update!...

05 September 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #214

Session Tapes podcast, Session theming, service node upgrades, and more in this weeks Oxen Labs Update!...

28 August 2022Kee Jefferys

Mandatory service node update: Session, storage server, and small contributors

Mandatory service node update: Session, storage server, and small contributors

A new mandatory service node upgrade will be released on August 31, with a 2 week upgrade period ending on September 14. ...

24 August 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #213

Emoji reacts, ID blinding bugfixes, Framed by OPTF, and more in this weeks Oxen Labs Update!...

22 August 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #212

Session releases, Lokinet problem-solving, interview bonanza, and more in this weeks Oxen Lab Update!...

15 August 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #211

Session DB refactor, session release prep, marketing plans laid, and more in this weeks Oxen Labs Update!...

08 August 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #210

Session release prep, Lokinet Mac wrap-up, and a plague in marketing in this week's Oxen Labs Update...

01 August 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #209

Bug fixes on all sides, ID blinding improvements, PETS content consolidation, and more in this week's Oxen Labs Update!...

25 July 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #208

New Session Android release, Lokinet Mac GUI underway, PETS content creation, and more in this weeks Oxen Labs Update...

18 July 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #207

PETS party, CoinTelegraph collab, Ledger updates, and more in this weeks Oxen Labs Update...

11 July 2022Kee Jefferys