Hedera Hashgraph Blog

Mirror node software (beta) and tools now available — including one-click deploy in Google Cloud Platform Marketplace

Jul 07, 2020Hedera Hashgraph

Everyone now has access to real-time and historical raw data files for the Hedera testnet and mainnet via public AWS and GCP buckets. In addition, the Hedera-ETL tool and beta mirror node software is available, including one-click deploy in GCP Marketplace.

Dogfooding at Hedera: Trust Bucket for verifiable object storage with Amazon S3 and Hedera Consensus Service

Jul 07, 2020Brady Gentile

Hedera has brought verifiability and transparency to the PDFs on Hedera.com with "Trust Bucket" — a hackathon submission for Hedera20 that offers verifiable object storage for Amazon S3 using the Hedera Consensus Service.

Hedera Technical Insights: Why is there no Slashing in Hedera's Proof of Stake?

Jul 07, 2020Paul Madsen

In Proof of Stake (PoS) systems, 'slashing' refers to the possibility of a node determined to be breaking the rules of the protocol being punished by the loss of some or all of the stake (coins) they had put forward.

An update on Swisscom Blockchain

Jul 02, 2020Kamal Youssefi

We were proud to be one of the inaugural five council members to join officially, and we were part of the announcement in February 2018 at the Hedera Forum in Seoul. However, for now, the Hedera Governing Council will continue on without the Swisscom Blockchain.

How Council Engagement Continues to Evolve

Jul 02, 2020Brett McDowell

It was my privilege to convene the first Hedera Council meeting of 2020 at our headquarters in Dallas, Texas – three days before the Updated WHO recommendations for international traffic in relation to COVID-19 outbreak were published.

Winners of Hedera20 Virtual Hackathon Chosen from Over 800 Competing Developers

Jun 25, 2020Hedera Hashgraph

DALLAS, June 25, 2020 -- Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade distributed ledger platform, today announced the winners of the Hedera20 Virtual Hackathon. The hackathon featured several challenges and ran for six weeks from May 1st to June 12th, 2020. Teams were challenged to solve issues surrounding digital identity, security, charitable giving, healthcare, climate change, and beyond.

Hedera20 Hackathon Winners

Jun 25, 2020Cooper Kunz

The Hedera20 Virtual Hackathon is officially over. There were over 800 registrants and over 40 projects submitted at the end of the event. For those that missed the livestream event, here is a recap of the hackathon winners.

Build a Supply Chain on Hedera with Open Sourced Open Waters

Jun 22, 2020Kent Makishima

Armada Chain has open sourced Open Waters. Available in multiple languages, the SDK abstracts common complexities, making it easier to use Hedera for managing supply chain track and trace data.

Hedera20 Virtual Hackathon Recap

Jun 19, 2020Cooper Kunz

We've recently wrapped up submissions for Hedera20, our first virtual hackathon, with over 800 attendees. The event was focused on the newly released Hedera Consensus Service (HCS) and had over $35,000 in HBAR prizes. We also had sponsor challenges from several great companies, including Armanino, DragonGlass, Hashing Systems, MoonPay, and Mousebelt, giving away a lot of awesome prizes themselves, including over $5,000, and acceptance into a startup accelerator program. Learn more about the event and submitted projects in this blog post.