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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

Upcoming mandatory service node upgrade

There will be a mandatory service node upgrade released in the coming weeks. The new binaries will be released on January 26 and all service nodes must be updated by February 9....

16 January 2023Alex Linton

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #230

Fresh start to the year, new Lokinet team member, AI exploration, and more in this week's Oxen Labs Update!...

16 January 2023Kee Jefferys

Further Details About the Upcoming Lab Meeting

Recently there we announced some big news, and with 2022 quickly coming to a close, it’s an appropriate time for all the big decision-makers at the Oxen Labs to come together with the community to answer questions, discuss the future, and get ready f...

14 December 2022Alex Linton

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #229

Short video growth, Christmas break prep, closed groups overhaul, and more in this week's Oxen Labs Update!...

12 December 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #228

New CEO announcement and AMA, content blitz for Christmas break, Wallet 3 progress, and more in this week's Oxen Labs Update!...

05 December 2022Kee Jefferys

AMA with CEO Chris McCabe

Fresh off the announcement that he was taking over as the Oxen CEO, Chris McCabe jumped into our community channel to answer some of your burning questions....

04 December 2022Chris McCabe

New leadership, new possibilities

Oxen, technology, and the world has changed a lot since we got started;  looking into the future, it’s time for Oxen to embrace new leadership — Chris McCabe is the new CEO of Oxen....

29 November 2022Chris McCabe

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #227

We're in the new office, continued disappearing messages work, Wallet3 progress, and more in this week's Oxen Labs Update!...

28 November 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #226

New Oxen Labs office, Session disappearing messages work, Wallet3 progress, and more in this week's Oxen Labs Update...

21 November 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #224 & 225

New Lokinet release, Session closed group overhaul continues, spooky Session Tapes, and more in this week's Oxen Labs Update!...

14 November 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #223

Stable Lokinet build, short form video explosion, closed groups overhauling, and more in this week's Oxen Labs Update!...

31 October 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #222

Groups overhaul begins, Session release bug-fixes, short form videos popping off, and more in this week's Oxen Labs Update!...

24 October 2022Kee Jefferys