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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

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #198

Hardfork 19 prep, Session ID blinding, Lokinet bug fixes and more in this week's Oxen Labs Update...

09 May 2022Josh Jessop-Smith

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #197

Work on hardfork #19, service node reward batching, revamped ads, and more in this week's Oxen Labs Update...

02 May 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #195+196

Kee & Alex are back for another Oxen Labs update to give you a look in on what's been going on here over the last two weeks. ...

25 April 2022Kee Jefferys

Oxen: A friendly starter kit

This Oxen starter-kit is your first point of contact for all-things about Oxen. This is the Guide to our fully decentralised privacy ecosystem. Get to know a little about our OXEN token, our Oxen network, our private messaging app; Session and Lokine...

21 April 2022Wes Sukh

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #194

Kee & Josh return for another Oxen Labs update, to let you in on what's been going on here over the last week...

12 April 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #193

Kee & Josh return for another Oxen Labs update, to let you in on what's been going on here over the last week...

04 April 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #192

Kee & Josh return for another Oxen Labs update, to let you in on what's been going on here over the last week....

28 March 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #191

Kee & Josh return for another Oxen Labs update, to let you in on what's been going on here over the last week....

21 March 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #190

Kee & Josh return for another Oxen Labs update, to let you in on what's been going on here over the last week....

14 March 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #189

Kee & Josh return for another Oxen Labs update, to let you in on what's been going on here over the last week....

08 March 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #188

This week we’re trying a new style of update, the dev update continues but we also have Josh in to provide some insight into the Marketing team's activities....

22 February 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Dev Update #187

Read all about the latest updates to the Oxen suite! This week: wallet3 work continues, Session message requests, and Lokinet IPv6 leak fix...

16 February 2022Kee Jefferys