IOTA 2.0 ‘Nectar’ goes live
IOTA Foundation, a non-profit building the underlying infrastructure for IOTA, announced the release of the 2.0 Development Network (DevNet) “Nectar” this week, as per a release shared with CryptoSlate. Nectar is a research prototype for the first fully decentralized, feeless, permissionless, and secure ‘Tangle’ protocol.
Korean Solana expansion gets $20 million boost
ROK Capital and the Solana Foundation have formed the Solana Eco Fund, aiming to spark a fire of Solana blockchain-based growth in Korea. Solana-related news has surfed a number of headlines in recent months. The blockchain now appears headed for major strides in Korea, with significant funding for its surrounding ecosystem.
Bitcoin’s Hashrate Nears All-Time High
Bitcoin’s hash rate has almost fully recovered, rising from a low of 106 exahashes per second to around 174 currently as pictured above. The drop was due to claims China was to ‘crackdown’ on bitcoin mining with Inner Mongolia ostensibly kicking out miners. With such a low hash rate share, however, one can’t easily jump to conclusions because western miners have been busy piling up.