Internxt launches alpha prototypes of its products

Internxt has announced its releasing prototypes of X Cloud and X Core Alpha on April 6 following the publication of the code on Github
04 April 2018   293

Internxt is rolling out the prototypes of 2 of its products - X Core and X Cloud. As the code for the Alpha versions has been uploaded on February 27 for peer review, the release date of the prototypes is set on April 6. X Core is a P2P cloud computing network that enables cooperation in the creation of a decentralized Internet with sharing the resources of the machines to those looking for a host of their data. As of the Alpha version, the following features are operable:

  • file distribution;
  • replication;
  • synchronization;
  • encryption using AES 256 CTR;

X Cloud offers a more reliable, secure and private cloud by being cheaper and more secure that the traditional cloud storage platforms (Google Drive, Amazon S3, Dropbox). X Cloud aims to bring a mass-market solution that both enterprises and individuals appreciate. The product is based off of Storj platform and with Alpha version offers file storing and sharing.

The prototypes are promised to be free and open so that anybody is able to test both X Cloud and X Core. Commercial version are expected Q3 2018. At the moment of publication, the market parameters for Internxt are as follows

Average price: $6.03

Market cap: $3,798,359

Volume (24H): $18,437

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   97

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.