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Charity NFT Auction Open

The Charity NFT Auction on Hedera is Open for Bids and Builders

Sep 21, 2021Gehrig Kunz

Blockchain and public ledgers present an opportunity to decentralize marketplaces. Smart contracts and validator networks can be used to increase trust and reduce fees commonly taken by intermediaries. Learn how we created the auction and your chance to participate.

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NFT Auction for Charity To Be Run Using Hedera Token Service

Sep 20, 2021Hedera Team

A new, Non-Fungible Token (NFT) charity auction will be conducted this week on the Hedera network to demonstrate how the recently launched Hedera Token Service and auction platform can be used for social good initiatives. The auction will go live on September 21st at 12 am PDT.

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Introducing the Hedera Treasury Management Report

Sep 19, 2021Hedera Team

Hedera is improving its reporting of the Hedera Council’s allocation and distribution of their pre-minted supply of hbars by launching the Hedera Treasury Management Report, a dynamic website detailing when and why such pre-minted hbars are released to an individual or entity other than Hedera.

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Q4 2021 distribution for SAFT Exchange Offer participants

Sep 19, 2021Hedera Team

In 2020, Hedera provided a proposal to all existing SAFT holders, offering them the opportunity to exchange their outstanding SAFT for a new form of SAFT.

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Sparkle Leverages Hedera Hashgraph to Launch Digital eReceipt and Universal Digital Coupon Apps

Sep 17, 2021Hedera Team

Harrow, UK, and Dallas, TX — September 17, 2021 — Sparkle has teamed up with Retail Data Systems (RDS) and Hedera Hashgraph to launch digital eReceipts and Universal Digital Coupons apps.

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Hedera Solidity Smart Contracts Bringing Highest-Speed Programmability to Tokenization

Sep 16, 2021Hedera Team

DALLAS, TX - September 16, 2021 - Hedera Hashgraph, the most used, sustainable, enterprise-grade public network for the decentralized economy, today announced an upgrade to its Smart Contract Service, which will allow developers to harness the speed and scalability of the Hedera Token Service (HTS) for fungible and non-fungible tokens with the flexibility of fast, low-fee, and industry-standard Solidity smart contracts.

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Hedera Governing Council to Allocate $5 Billion in HBAR to Independent Foundation and Ecosystem Development Initiatives

Sep 16, 2021Hedera Team

DALLAS, TX - September 16, 2021 - The Hedera Governing Council has announced the approval of a plan to allocate 10.7 billion hbars (approximately 20% of total supply), currently worth US $5 billion as of September 16th, 2021, towards the development of the Hedera ecosystem.

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IIT Madras Joins Hedera Governing Council to Drive R&D in New Blockchain Use Cases

Sep 14, 2021Hedera Team

DALLAS, TX AND CHENNAI, INDIA, 14th September 2021: Indian Institute of Technology Madras and Hedera Hashgraph, the most used, sustainable, enterprise-grade public network for the decentralized economy, today announced the newest member of its Governing Council.

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Network Expansion & Decentralization: LSE and Magazine Luiza (Magalu)

Sep 07, 2021Brady Gentile

The Hedera network has expanded from 21 to 22 nodes in the mainnet upgrade to v0.17.4 with the addition of The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) transitional node. The Luizalabs team has made the decision to move its permanent node in Sao Paolo, Brazil.