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WTF is Oxen?

WTF is Oxen?

Oxen is using blockchain technology to make the apps you use every day more private. ...

03 August 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

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

What is Cryptocurrency?

What is Cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency is a digital asset that can be used for peer-to-peer transactions, without needing to go through a central intermediary like a bank or money wire service. Instead of relying on a central authority, cryptocurrencies usually use a decent...

12 November 2019Admin

What is Blockchain?

What is Blockchain?

The blockchain is a distributed ledger of transactions secured with cryptography, usually maintained by decentralised networks of nodes, masternodes or service nodes. Blockchains are designed to provide consumers with an effective way to facilitate i...

06 November 2019Admin

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The Oxen ecosystem: Popular, crypto-powered products

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Recently, we’ve been spending a lot of time making specific plans for the future of Oxen. We’ve been analysing which parts of the project are worth devoting more resources to, which ones will best serve Oxen, and devising development and marketing st...

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Weekly Dev Update #169

Read all about the latest updates to the Oxen suite! This week: a new Session release, liblokinet improvements, and voice/video call progress....

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Weekly Dev Update #168

Read all about the latest updates to the Oxen suite! This week: more work on voice calls, session open group server upgrades and bug fixes...

14 September 2021Kee Jefferys

Weekly Dev Update #167

Read all about the latest updates to the Oxen suite! This week: Session desktop UI overhaul, Lokinet macOS final touches, and Oxen core bug fixes...

06 September 2021Kee Jefferys

These memes are fire: Oxen meme competition

These memes are fire: Oxen meme competition

We’re running yet another meme competition! That means all you jokers out there have the chance to win some seriously ❄️cool❄️ prizes for your 🔥hot🔥 memes....

01 September 2021Alex Linton

Weekly Dev Update #166

Weekly Dev Update #166

Read all about the latest updates to the Oxen suite! This week: progress on webRTC calls on Session and Lokinet macOS support...

30 August 2021Kee Jefferys

Weekly Dev Update #165

Read all about the latest updates to the Oxen suite! This week: Service Node reward batching finished & in review, and a Session desktop conversation screen overhaul....

23 August 2021Kee Jefferys