EOS gained $170 000 000 in first 5 days of ICO

New blockchain-based smart contract platform set new record in cryptocurrency world
02 July 2017   1287
Blockchain

Distributed database that is used to maintain a continuously growing list of records, called blocks
 

Ethereum

An open-source blockchain-based distributed computing platform featuring smart contract functionality, which facilitates online contractual agreements 

New record was recently set in cryptocurrency industry. ICO of EOS, smart contract blockchain based platform, gained 651902 Ether (170 000 000 $) in first five days of ICO. 

First ICO EOS period started on 26th of June and has ended on Saturday, 1th of July. Due this period, 200 000 000 of EOS tokens were sold (20% of whole amount). At the moment, second period is going on. It has two limitation:

  1. Time limit - only 23 hours.
  2. Amount of available tokens - 2 000 000.

Instruction for EOS token claiming

All next token sale periods will be held by these rules. ICO will end on 1th of June 2018.

EOS is blockchain-based platform for smart-contracts, designed for parallel calculations. As developers claim, this is "the most powerful infrastructure for decentralized applications."

Also, at 1th of June, Bifinex and Kraken started to support EOS tokens.

EOS presentation by Dan Laimer, CTO of block.one

Change.org to Mine for Charity

According to the calculations, if 10k computers will run the minning screensaver for 12 hours a day, the charity fund will receive $10k monthly
18 July 2018   99

Social platform for petitions Change.org announced the launch of a screensaver that mines Monero on users' computers. All tokens will be transferred to the charity fund of Change.org. This is reported by Coindesk.

This initiative was launched in partnership with the marketing agency Tracelocke Brazil.

Representatives of Change.org report that the screensaver will consume resources only when users do not use the computer. According to their calculations, if 10 thousand computers will run the screensaver for 12 hours a day, the charity fund will be transferred $ 10 thousand monthly.

At the moment the program is available only for Windows users and the platform did not report on the release plans for the version for macOS.

Note that at the end of April, a similar action was launched by the Australian unit of the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund; (UNICEF). The website "Page of Hope" mines Monero cryptocurrency.