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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....

26 January 2022Alex Linton

WTF is Oxen?

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

02 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....

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

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 #217

Eth Merge content, Session menu redesign, Lokinet release finalisation, and more in this weeks Oxen Labs Update!...

20 September 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #216

Session theming & menu redesign, new Session repository, upcoming WEDF stuff, and more in this weeks Oxen Labs Update!...

12 September 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #215

Emoji reacts release, Service Node updates, Oxen brand refresh, and more in this weeks Oxen Labs Update!...

05 September 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #214

Session Tapes podcast, Session theming, service node upgrades, and more in this weeks Oxen Labs Update!...

28 August 2022Kee Jefferys

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

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #213

Emoji reacts, ID blinding bugfixes, Framed by OPTF, and more in this weeks Oxen Labs Update!...

22 August 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #212

Session releases, Lokinet problem-solving, interview bonanza, and more in this weeks Oxen Lab Update!...

15 August 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #211

Session DB refactor, session release prep, marketing plans laid, and more in this weeks Oxen Labs Update!...

08 August 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #210

Session release prep, Lokinet Mac wrap-up, and a plague in marketing in this week's Oxen Labs Update...

01 August 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #209

Bug fixes on all sides, ID blinding improvements, PETS content consolidation, and more in this week's Oxen Labs Update!...

25 July 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #208

New Session Android release, Lokinet Mac GUI underway, PETS content creation, and more in this weeks Oxen Labs Update...

18 July 2022Kee Jefferys

Weekly Oxen Labs Update #207

PETS party, CoinTelegraph collab, Ledger updates, and more in this weeks Oxen Labs Update...

11 July 2022Kee Jefferys