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Account creation fee increase and fee change processes

Apr 14, 2021Hedera Team

Fees for the CryptoCreate Hedera API call have increased to $0.05 USD. Additionally, a new process using Hedera Improvement Proposals (HIPs) has been implemented to ensure the developer community has input and transparency in key network decisions.

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One Billion Hedera Mainnet Transactions

Apr 13, 2021Gehrig Kunz

Since Hedera mainnet's open access in September of 2019, the network's utility has quickly grown. Today marked the one billionth transaction on the mainnet. A moment worth celebrating and reflecting on how the community achieved this milestone.

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Shinhan Bank Furthers Digital Transformation Plans, Joins Hedera Governing Council

Apr 13, 2021Hedera Team

Seoul, Korea and Dallas, TX – 14 April 2021 – Shinhan Bank (KRX: 055550), the leading bank in South Korea, has joined the Hedera Governing Council, the body that oversees distributed governance of the Hedera network.

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IBM Blockchain Platform Tech Preview with Hedera Consensus Service

Apr 05, 2021Gehrig Kunz

The IBM Tech Preview consists of a set of guidelines, documentation, and support for deploying a permissioned Hyperledger Fabric network that uses the open-source Hedera Consensus Service plug-in. Businesses like Standard Bank and Hala Systems are actively deploying hybrid blockchain networks.

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Sunsetting the Hedera Wallet for iOS / Android

Mar 24, 2021Brady Gentile

On May 31st, Hedera will officially remove the Hedera Wallet from the Google Play and iOS app stores. If you’re using the Hedera Wallet, please follow the instructions found in this blog posting. If you are not using the Hedera Wallet, then no action is required.

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Announcing the 2021 Hedera MVPs

Mar 22, 2021Lina Tran

A Hedera MVP works hard to grow, foster, and educate the Hedera Hashgraph community. These individuals go above and beyond as volunteers in that capacity. Whether it is talking about the Hedera network with their friends and colleagues, contributing to open source projects, or launching a decentralized application on the Hedera network, these talented and inspiring individuals are key to moving the Hedera community forward.

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New Hedera network nodes & decentralization update: Zain Group, Standard Bank, and eftpos

Mar 12, 2021Brady Gentile

The Hedera network has expanded from 16 nodes to 18 nodes, with the inclusion of Standard Bank and eftpos in the most recent mainnet update. Additionally, Zain Group’s node has migrated to a data center in Kuwait City, Kuwait under their control to support Hedera’s decentralization goals.

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Hedera Developer Evangelist Cooper Kunz joins Calaxy as CTO

Mar 08, 2021Cooper Kunz

Cooper Kunz, Developer Evangelist at Hedera Hashgraph, will be advancing his career as the Chief Technology Officer of Calaxy — a social media application aimed at the creator economy, built on the Hedera public network.

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Top 5 Global Utility EDF Joins Hedera Governing Council

Mar 04, 2021Hedera Team

Dallas, TX and Paris, FRANCE – March 4, 2021 – Électricité de France S.A. (EDF), a top five global utility firm serving customers worldwide, has joined the Hedera Governing Council and will run a Hedera network node.