OriginTrail launches Test Network

TestNet Apollo Release v1.0b by OriginTrail is rolling out on June 29 to perform transactions in live cases
13 June 2018   921

The first Beta version of the OriginTrail testnet protocol - Apollo, is to be released on June 29. All the features set for development are going to be implemented, i.e.:

  • payment mechanism;
  • consensus check with zero-knowledge privacy layer;
  • Web-of-Things standard;
  • bidding mechanism;
  • Neo4j compatibility;
  • full GS1 validation

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As the usage of the OriginTrail protocol usage grows and protocol improvements are steadily implemented, the project will move towards the MainNet launch in Q3 2018. OriginTrail is the first purpose built protocol for supply chains based on blockchain. At the moment of publication, OriginTrail market characteristics are as follows:

Average price 0.138622 USD
Market cap 37,185,905 USD
Volume (24H) 248,550 USD

Bittrex to Go For Maintenance After 1/3 Funds Moved

Users suspects hack, but exchange says "funds are safe"
05 December 2019   93

The Bittrex cryptocurrency exchange has announced scheduled maintenance today, December 5, from 22:00 to 23:00 (GMT). On the eve, a third of its assets were transferred to an unknown wallet.

During maintenance, users will not be able to log into the system or use the APIs. Trading will be suspended.

On December the 4th, populat Twitter account posted that "43,564 #BTC (313,074,134 USD) transferred from Bittrex to unknown wallet." Users suspected that the exchange was hacked, but the exchange . 

Closures for scheduled maintenance only heightened suspicion. However, the Bittrex team assures that "that claim is false."