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Congratulations to the Hedera22 - Hello Smart Contract Hackathon Winners

May 31, 2022Lina Tran

After 6 weeks of hacking, the Hedera22 - Hello Smart Contract hackathon has come to an end. With over 2500 participants, across 95 countries and 118 projects submitted, we couldn’t have been more thrilled with the diversity and quality of projects that teams build utilizing the new Hedera Smart Contract Service. Let’s take a look at the winning projects.

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A PixelRug and a Hashanty: Minting Multi-File NFTs on Hedera Using HIP-412 Standards

May 24, 2022Brandon Davenport & Joshua Doerksen

In this blog posting, we focus on NFT “metadata” — more specifically “JSON schema” and how this new set of official standards called “HIP-412” just changed the game for everyone.

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Anything you can do, you can do on Hedera: Introducing the JSON-RPC Relay

May 18, 2022Atul Mahamuni

The JSON-RPC Relay makes it easy for existing libraries, development tools, and wallets to work effortlessly on Hedera. Examples include support for wallets, such as Metamask, libraries, such as ethers.js and web3.js, and developer tools, such as Truffle and Hardhat.

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Crypto Industry Leaders Champion Free Multi-Chain Scam Reporting Tool, Chainabuse, to Empower Users Against Crypto Fraud

May 18, 2022Hedera Team

San Francisco, CA — May 18, 2022 - TRM Labs, the leader in blockchain intelligence solutions, along with crypto industry leaders including Circle, Solana Foundation, The Aave Companies, Hedera, Binance.US and Civic, have today announced the launch of a new community-powered scam reporting platform, Chainabuse, which empowers anyone in the crypto economy to warn others about scams, hacks or other fraudulent activity as they encounter it.

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Avery Dennison’s connected product cloud to utilize the Hedera network to account for carbon emissions of billions of unique items

May 12, 2022Hedera Team

MENTOR, OH / DALLAS, TX. – May 12, 2022 - Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) today announced that it is partnering with the HBAR Foundation on sustainability initiatives.

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Mance Harmon, Dr. Leemon Baird, and Hedera Development and Management Teams Transition to Swirlds Labs

Apr 29, 2022Hedera Team

Dallas, TX – April 29, 2022 – As part of the Hedera Governing Council’s decisions to enable broader market participation on the Hedera network (originally announced on January 19, 2022), Mance Harmon and Dr. Leemon Baird have left their roles as CEO and Chief Scientist of Hedera Hashgraph, LLC, respectively, and have assumed new roles as co-CEOs of Swirlds Labs.

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NFTs on Hedera: A growing community of projects, applications, and ecosystem tools

Apr 27, 2022Brady Gentile

The organic growth and adoption of NFTs on Hedera has been explosive. In this blog posting, we’ll dive into both on-ledger and marketplace-specific adoption metrics for NFTs, why people are choosing Hedera for NFT use cases, and how to get started with NFTs as a collector, creator, or ecosystem developer.

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Guardian v2.0: The next generation of ESG marketplaces built on Hedera

Apr 22, 2022Daniel Norkin

For Earth Day 2022, Envision Blockchain is proud to announce the release of the 2.0 version of the Guardian. Guardian v2.0 delivers new features to expand on what was built and grow the Hedera Guardian ecosystem.

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“Swiss Hashgraph Association” Launches the “Hashgraph Innovation Program” to Accelerate Adoption of the Hedera Network Worldwide

Apr 20, 2022Hedera Team

Schwyz, Switzerland, 20th April 2022 – Hedera Hashgraph has entered into a strategic partnership with Swiss Digital Assets Institute (SDAI) – a professional training and education company – for the delivery of a custom-designed global “Hashgraph Innovation Program” out of Switzerland.