Infinity Economics to Launch Escrow Service

The Escrow Service will be implemented approximately on April 28, 2018 as of block 685.560
02 April 2018   756

The Infinity Economics Platform states to be a community project since its inception, as the decision-making power rests with all community members. The platform uses Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) and SHA256 hashing algorithms to provide a balance between security and performance.

At the end of March Infinity Economics has published core update with a roadmap, according to which the Escrow Service will be implemented approximately on April 28, 2018 so as of block 685.560. The Escrow Service enables secure payments by retaining the buyer’s coins until the terms of the sale are met and the buyer releases the payment to the seller. In most cases that should eliminate disputes, and no further measures by third parties would be required.

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Moreover, Infinity Economics plans to launch Smart Contracs by May 5 respectively at the time of block 695.640 release. Smart contracts will automatically fulfil the conditions of a contract according to a predetermined procedure (if-then-else-logic), and they will be deployed on the Infinity Economics blockchain, having the potential to enable use of the Internet of things to the mass market.

At the moment of press, these are main market parameters of Infinity Economics:

Average price: $0,012691
24h volume: $164 046

Ledger Team to Find Issue in New Nano S Software

Last update's security improvements have affected the amount of device memory
15 February 2019   114

Ledger hardware wallet developers stated that an unforeseen problem was found in software version 1.5.5 for the Nano S model. Improvements in the security context have affected the amount of device memory.

When planning for this update we didn’t anticipate the impact it would have on Ledger Nano S capacity. This was not planned obsolescence, simply put, we messed up. We apologize and we’re committed to making it right.

Ledger Team

The project team apologized for the incident and promised to fix the problem during the second quarter of 2019.

The project also announced the addition of Nano S support in the Ledger Live mobile app on Android.

Earlier, researchers at discovered a number of vulnerabilities in the Trezor and Ledger hardware cryptocurrency wallets. As a result, they were able to conduct a series of successful attacks on wallets during the Chaos Communication Congress in Leipzig.