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Official news and updates from across the Factom ecosphere and family of companies / ANOs - featuring Factom Inc, Pegnet, Factomize, Factoshi, Matter of Fact, and more!


Factom TPS Report

11 May 2020 7 minute read 4 comments Factomize

One of the hurdles that we frequently run into when developing is the question: “did this actually improve the product?” This can lead to some very interesting discussions about where the actual bottleneck is. One of the ways is to have a specific te...

Decentralized ANO Management

9 May 2020 6 minute read 0 comments PegNet

Currently, onboarding and deboarding of authority nodes is done by whoever has access to the network skeleton key. That key is hardcoded in the factomd codebase. Whoever has access to the private key essentially controls the authority set. There are...

PegNET: Dynamically On-boarding New Assets

29 Feb 2020 10 minute read 1 comment PegNet

At the time of writing, adding a new asset to PegNet is possible but it is a laborious manual process: Find at least two APIs that provide free and reliable* data for the market price Create a polling adapter that is able to read the API endpoint an...

Reaching PegNet Community Consensus via PoW

20 Jan 2020 4 minute read 3 comments PegNet

One of PegNet’s selling points is decentralization — officially there is nobody in charge of PegNet. It works as long as the people using it agrees to play by the same rules, which at the moment is done by everyone using the same software: pegnetd. A...

Was PegNet Fairly Launched?

13 Jan 2020 4 minute read 5 comments PegNet

PegNet is the CPU mineable stablecoin and synthetics network for DeFi. As a mineable token, people often want to know if it was fairly launched and if there was a premine. I have gone back through history to showcase that PegNet was, in fact, fairly...

What is the maximum supply of PEG, the mineable token of PegNet?

26 Nov 2019 1 minute read 5 comments PegNet

PegNet, which is a mineable stablecoin and synthetics network for DeFi, rewards its PoW miners that act as decentralized oracles with PEG. PEG is the only mineable token on the network and does NOT have a maximum supply but it will often contract. In...

Factom in Regulated Industries - a Perfect Fit

3 Nov 2019 4 minute read 1 comment Factom Inc

Reasons Factom is a fit for Regulated Industries: At its core, a blockchain is an encrypted distributed ledger that immutably records the transaction history for a network and is accessible to all of its participants. Transactions are secured to the...

PegNet Hash Rate Equivalent to ~40,000 Raspberry Pi's! Factom Among Most Used Blockchain Platforms

1 Nov 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Factomize

Welcome to the November 1st, 2019 edition of the Factom Protocol newsletter. In case you missed it, here's the October 15th edition. We've seen serious mining traction for PegNet, the Factom Asset Token (FAT) Protocol reached a milestone, and Factom...

The Differences Between Factom and Hyperledger Fabric

29 Oct 2019 4 minute read 2 comments Factom Inc

The 2009 release of Bitcoin marked the genesis of what has now become widely known as blockchain. Its use of proof-of-work consensus was the first example of a way to immutably record transactions for digital assets across a public network in a manne...

How PegNet Asset Prices Are Stabilized Via Arbitrage on Exchanges

25 Oct 2019 2 minute read 1 comment Factomize

PegNet is a groundbreaking stablecoin network that creates the foundation for decentralized finance. It is truly novel technology that allows for decentralized, digital versions of cryptocurrency, fiat currency, precious metals, and other assets that...