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Make it SNAppy: The power and potential of Lokinet SNApps

Make it SNAppy: The power and potential of Lokinet SNApps

Lokinet is an incredibly powerful and versatile onion router. Lokinet allows for uses such as real-time onion-routed voice calls, videogame server hosting, and other applications that would be completely infeasible on existing onion routers due to th...

16 June 2020Admin

Building Blocks, Building Blockchains: How the Oxen Blockchain Works With Session, Lokinet, and Blink

Building Blocks, Building Blockchains: How the Oxen Blockchain Works With Session, Lokinet, and Blink

Oxen is many things: a project, a foundation, an idea. But first and foremost, Oxen is a blockchain. The Oxen blockchain is the backbone of Oxen’s powerful and versatile suite of privacy tools. Every privacy feature, tool, and solution we’re building...

31 May 2020Admin

Achievement Get: An Update From Simon Harman, CEO of Oxen

Achievement Get: An Update From Simon Harman, CEO of Oxen

An update from Simon harman, CEO of Oxen, about where the project has been and where it is going....

28 May 2020Simon Harman

Connecting the Dots: How Session Brings Value to the Oxen Network

Connecting the Dots: How Session Brings Value to the Oxen Network

Those of you who have been following Oxen for a while have watched Session grow into one of the main products — and one of the most talked about aspects — of the whole Oxen ecosystem. But for newcomers in particular, it may not be immediately clear h...

18 May 2020Admin

Blink: Fast-tracking the Future of Crypto Transactions

Blink: Fast-tracking the Future of Crypto Transactions

Until now, crypto transactions have been either fast or anonymous — not both. Blink is Oxen's new instant anonymous payments mechanism....

25 March 2020Admin

Oxen Name System (ONS): The Facts

Oxen Name System (ONS): The Facts

The new Oxen Name System (ONS) was released in a limited capacity on the 25th of March alongside the Valiant Vidar hardfork. At launch, ONS can assign human-readable usernames to Session IDs and Oxen Wallet addresses, with other uses (and features) p...

24 March 2020Admin

Back to School: Learing eSafety

Back to School: Learing eSafety

Everyone goes to all available lengths to keep their loved ones safe from the dangers of the world — both offline and, increasingly, online. But sometimes it can be hard to understand both the benefits and the dangers of the internet, both for kids a...

28 January 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

Choosing a Blockchain Project: The Checklist

Choosing a Blockchain Project: The Checklist

Choosing a blockchain project to get involved with can be really stressful. There are thousands of different blockchain projects in operation, and it can be hard to tell which ones are worth your time. Trimming that long list down to a handful of opt...

06 January 2020Admin

How to Trade Cryptocurrency: Crypto Trading Basics

How to Trade Cryptocurrency: Crypto Trading Basics

We’re covered the basics of buying, storing and selling cryptocurrency. Now, it’s time to take things up a notch and take a look at cryptocurrency trading....

27 December 2019Admin

Masternode Pools: How They Work & How They Can Help

Masternode Pools: How They Work & How They Can Help

Running a masternode or service node is a great way to earn a passive income through cryptocurrency rewards. However, doing so requires staking (locking away) a certain amount of cryptocurrency. For some blockchain projects, the staking requirement i...

18 December 2019Admin

How Blockchains Protect Themselves from Sybil Attacks

How Blockchains Protect Themselves from Sybil Attacks

A Sybil Attack is a security threat that involves one actor (a person or group) trying to take over a network by operating multiple accounts, nodes or computers. The name ‘Sybil’ comes from a famous case study about a woman, Sybil Dorsett, with Disso...

17 December 2019Admin

Recent Posts

Weekly Dev Update 173

Read all about the latest updates to the Oxen suite! This week: Wallet3 work, unsend requests for Session, and various Lokinet updates...

18 October 2021Kee Jefferys

Weekly Dev Update #172

Read all about the latest updates to the Oxen suite! This week: Session WebRTC calling progress, Lokinet calling test app work, and more!...

11 October 2021Kee Jefferys

Weekly Dev Update #171

Read all about the latest updates to the Oxen suite! This week: Lokinet calling test app, Session WebRTC calling UI, and more!...

04 October 2021Kee Jefferys

Weekly Dev Update #170

Read all about the latest updates to the Oxen suite! This week: Session backend changes, liblokinet work, and wallet3 development...

27 September 2021Kee Jefferys

The Oxen ecosystem: Popular, crypto-powered products

The Oxen ecosystem: Popular, crypto-powered products

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...

23 September 2021Simon Harman

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....

20 September 2021Kee Jefferys

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

Weekly Dev Update #164

Weekly Dev Update #164

Read all about the latest updates to the Oxen suite! This week: progress on voice/video calls, SN reward batching and more!...

16 August 2021Kee Jefferys