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IOST (IOST) is a blockchain platform that is building a network with high throughput with the intention of being “the underlying architecture for the future of online services.” Founded in 2017 by Justin Li, Terrence Wang, Jimmy Zhong, Sa Wang, Kelvin Tan, and Ray Xiao, the project’s name is short for “Internet of Services Token”.

IOST’s focus is more on the enterprise level than it is on retail, with the team explicitly mentioning that it is focusing on services, bringing them together on one blockchain platform that can scale to the level required for global usage.

The IOST network utilizes a distinct consensus mechanism called Proof-of-Believability (PoB), which the team says lends itself to scalability and security. With horizontal scaling and high transaction throughput in mind, the team uses sharding, along with its consensus mechanism, to achieve what they say is 100,000 transactions per second. 

IOST launched version 1 of its mainnet, Olympus, in February 2019, six months before schedule. For the rest of 2019, and going into 2020, the team is focusing on creating decentralized applications and optimization through machine learning implementation. 2019 has also seen a lot of effort with IOST’s Global Partners Program, through which members can become nodes on the network. The team has an ambitious goal of on-boarding over 100 million users in 2019.


How to create Free IOST accounts with Jetstream

20 Feb 2020 4 minute read 4 comments ankarlie

Jetstream is a recently launched chrome extension crypto wallet that has been gaining much attention in the IOST ecosystem lately and rightfully so. Despite being a new player in the space it offers many features that are simply not available with ot...

What is IOST? [A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding IOST]

7 Oct 2019 6 minute read 3 comments Mr.CryptoWiki

image source: https://medium.com/cryptogists/guide-how-to-swap-your-erc-20-iost-token-to-iost-mainnet-token-913cafa5f7a1 IOST is a next-gen dApp and smart contract platform that tries to compete with the likes of EOS, Ethereum, or NEO. Unlike other...

IOST- In Relentless Pursuit of Blockchain's Fullest Potential

15 Feb 2020 20 minute read 4 comments ankarlie

Image Source   Introduction to Blockchain  It has been more than a decade since a visionary named Satoshi Nakamoto gifted us with Bitcoin. A new asset type that enabled everyone the capacity to exchange value without having to rely on any centrali...

IOST Has Formed Bullish Gartley Pattern And Ready For Next Bullish Move Upto 28%

30 Dec 2019 1 minute read 1 comment moon333

After successful formation of bullish BAT pattern now the world's 68th ranked crypto token IOST has formed bullish Gartley pattern and entered in potential reversal zone and ready for bullish reversal soon. This potential reversal zone should be used...

Netbox and IOST partnership

5 Dec 2019 1 minute read 1 comment cryptomaniacsgr

Good evening people! Did you remember Netbox.Global? It's the first decentralized blockchain backed web browser that won the first place on my Ups & Downs #Vol 9 daily charts! So today they announced their partnership with IOST and the addition of iW...

IOST / BTC technical analysis [BINANCE]

2 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments MrBullishSail

IOST seen from the temporality of 1W we can see how the current structure of candles begins to form a pattern of reversal of trend, the price is in a key area of the movement and the current bullish momentum has already drawn us an HL that we see...

Is IOST A Good Investment? In-depth Analysis and Near to Longer-Term Expectations

28 Nov 2019 7 minute read 4 comments CryptoBoomer

In the era of decentralized applications (dApps) and smart contracts, everybody has been playing the same guessing game. They all want to know which blockchain platform would eventually become the winner and take the biggest pie from the market shar...

IOST & The Power of Blockchain

7 Nov 2019 4 minute read 1 comment CrypticBlockPro

The Leading Blockchain "Internet Of Services Token is an ultra-fast, decentralized blockchain network based on the next-generation consensus algorithm 'Proof of Believability' (PoB). Led by a team of proven founders and backed by world-class investor...

Happy Halloween! Trade IOST, $100,000 in IOST to Give Away!

1 Nov 2019 2 minute read 0 comments ModernEuler

  Trade IOST, $100,000 in IOST to Give Away! #Binance and #IOST will be giving away a total of 100,000 USD in IOST tokens on 2019/11/01 0:00 AM to 2019/11/08 0:00 AM (UTC) https://binance.com/en/support/articles/360035735871… sign up Binance Exchange...

Crypto Sanguo to Launch on IOST Blockchain

4 Sep 2019 1 minute read 0 comments egamersio

Crypto Sanguo is the first MMORPG strategy game to launch on the IOST blockchain. The game takes place in the most famous period of Chinese history and it’s accessible from both mobile and PC. The stories of Sanguo (or “Three Kingdoms”) has inspired...