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Speed and scale: The power and potential of Lokinet

Onion routing is normally slow — but there's a better way. Lokinet is an onion-router with a lightweight protocol that can carry anything that fits inside an IP packet....

27 January 2022Alex Linton

WTF is Oxen?

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

03 August 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

Weekly Dev Update #81

Weekly Dev Update #81

Hey Y’all,  As with the last Dev Update, the majority of the Loki team is still enjoying their holidays over the Christmas and New Year break. Last week, most of our work went into the release of the new Nimble Nerthus Loki suites, which included new...

30 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

Blockchain security: How does crypto prevent Sybil attacks?

Blockchain security: How does crypto prevent Sybil attacks?

Sybil attacks are a security threat against blockchains which involve someone trying to take over a network by operating lots accounts, nodes or computers. ...

17 December 2019Alex Linton

How to Calculate Masternode Rewards

How to Calculate Masternode Rewards

So you’ve heard that running a masternode or service node for a blockchain project can earn you cryptocurrency rewards — enticing, right? But have you factored in the costs? Is it worth the time and effort? This article will help you figure that out ...

27 November 2019Admin

Weekly Dev Update #48

Weekly Dev Update #48

Hey Y’all, This Dev Update is a little late due to the craziness around Consensus. Nearly the whole team has been travelling this week to get to the United States. Last week we improved the stability of a special Testnet called Consensus Net and also...

17 May 2019Admin

Recent Posts

Upcoming mandatory service node upgrade

Everything that network operators need to know about the upcoming mandatory service node upgrade....

11 July 2024Alex Linton

Development is transitioning to Session Token

After multiple years of development, the team is shifting their focus from Oxen to Session Token. ...

05 May 2024Alex Linton

Upcoming mandatory service node upgrade

Everything that network operators need to know about the upcoming mandatory service node upgrade. 10.4.0 Wistful Wagyu will be released on Tuesday February 6, 2024 with a 2 week mandatory upgrade period....

06 February 2024Alex Linton

Session Lab Update: A Deep Breath In 🧘

We are beyond excited for what the project and the community can achieve together in 2024. ...

10 January 2024Admin

Session Token AMA: Token Swap Program

The Oxen top brass recently sat down to answer some of your burning questions about the Session Token Swap Program. We're here with a summary of all the questions they answered, or you can check out the video for the full experience....

09 December 2023Admin

Session Lab Update: New beginnings

Welcome to the first ever edition of the Session Lab Update — learn about tokenomics, website building, and the Token Swap Program. ...

04 December 2023Admin

It’s token time: Session Token Swap Program

It’s token time: Session Token Swap Program

A total of 60,000,000 Session Tokens are reserved in the Session Token Swap Program through Oxen Coin Claims and Service Node Bonus....

02 December 2023Chris McCabe

Chainflip Token Generation: Hello, world!

Chainflip has taken their biggest step yet, with a successful Token Generation Event. A big good onya mate to our Berliner friends across the pond — this is a massive achievement....

24 November 2023Alex Linton

Announcement: New Lab Updates

There’s a better way to handle the Lab Updates and share our progress with the community— and we are going to do that starting from now. ...

09 November 2023Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #271

Closed Groups Chunk 2, EVM work continues, Session Token Discord incoming, and more in this weeks Oxen Labs Update!...

31 October 2023Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #270

Setting up the Session Token Discord, disappearing messages progress, Lokinet overhauling, and more in this weeks Oxen Labs Update!...

24 October 2023Kee Jefferys

Oxen community is rewarded with $FLIP for their participation in the early stages of the project

Chainflip Airdrop Update: Check your wallet!

If you want to change the Ethereum address receiving rewards in the Chainflip airdrop program, you are able to do so up until November 3....

20 October 2023Alex Linton