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Deprecation of the Insecure Hedera Consensus Service (HCS) Mirror Node Endpoints

Jun 07, 2024Michiel Mulders

Hedera is committed to enhancing the security and reliability of its services. As part of this effort, we are deprecating the insecure Hedera Consensus Service (HCS) mirror node endpoints. The legacy endpoints hcs.<env>.mirrornode.hedera.com:5600 will transition to the new secure <env>.mirrornode.hedera.com:443 endpoints. This change impacts developers, exchanges, wallets, and SDK users relying on the old gRPC port 5600.

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Deprecation: Token Information No Longer Returned for Three Consensus Node Queries

Jun 03, 2024Devin Saxon

Token information returned by getAccountInfo, getAccountBalance, and getContractInfo will be deprecated in the near future. Exchanges, wallets, and dapp developers can access equivalent information from the mirror node REST API.

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Hedera Joins Crypto ISAC as Founding Member

May 29, 2024Alex Popowycz

Hedera is thrilled to be a part of this significant and timely initiative. By fostering trust and confidence among industry players, we aim to pave the way for the widespread adoption of blockchain technologies and contribute to a future where crypto is secure, efficient, and safe for users, enterprises, and institutions exploring Web3.

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Enabling Dynamic NFTs on Hedera: Exploring HIP-646, HIP-657, and HIP-765

May 28, 2024Michiel Mulders

Dynamic NFTs, enabled by mutable metadata fields, are a significant development in the Hedera ecosystem. This blog explores how three Hedera Improvement Proposals—HIP 646, HIP 657, and HIP 765—enhance token metadata and add a token metadata key to revolutionize digital ownership for creators and users.

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The Evolution of Hedera Services: Modularization in v0.49

May 22, 2024Hedera Team

The release of services software version v0.49 in May 2024 introduces a significant engineering update to the core code run by Hedera consensus nodes. This article expands on the details and benefits of the modularization effort and outlines the rigorous testing processes undertaken to ensure software reliability.

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Hedera's Contributions to the WEF Metaverse Identity Report

Apr 10, 2024Nilmini Rubin

This report posits that the metaverse represents the future of the internet, promising a spatial, social internet experience that seamlessly integrates the physical and digital worlds. This new realm also unlocks new avenues for expressing individual and collective identity in digital constructs, leading to novel forms of engagement and expression.

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NFT Studio: A Complete Video Series on Creating Hedera NFTs

Mar 08, 2024Michiel Mulders

Are you interested in learning more about creating NFTs on Hedera? Dive into "NFT Studio: A Complete Video Series on Creating Hedera NFTs" and learn how to leverage the Hedera Token Service for your projects. This series is created for developers, creators, and enterprise leaders alike, aiming to simplify the complexities of NFT creation, management, and strategic implementation.

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Supra's DORA Price Feeds Now Live on Hedera

Feb 29, 2024Hedera Team

It's time to unlock the power of real-time data on Hedera. Supra's DORA price feeds offer the reliability, security, and cost-effectiveness you need to build cutting-edge applications. Use this oracle integration to inform user decisions, optimize your applications, and push the boundaries of your solution on Hedera.

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BitGo joins the Hedera Council to further the success of the Hedera network and support innovation

Feb 28, 2024Hedera Team

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 — BitGo Trust Company Inc., the leading digital asset trust and security company, has joined the Hedera Council to support innovation and invest in the future success of the Hedera network.