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Smart contracts 2.0 now on the Hedera testnet

Jan 20, 2022Gehrig Kunz

Smart contracts play a critical role in building the trust layer of the internet. Used to manage autonomous logic that doesn’t rely on a centralized intermediary, server, or custom governance model, smart contracts can power core infrastructure like decentralized finance. While the Hedera Smart Contract Service is EVM compatible and runs Solidity, with the availability of Smart Contracts 2.0 on the Hedera testnet it now does so with a few added bonuses as only Hedera and the soon to be open-sourced hashgraph can.

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Hedera Governing Council Votes to Purchase Hashgraph IP, Commits to Open Source World’s Most Advanced Distributed Ledger Technology

Jan 19, 2022Hedera Team

Dallas, TX - January 19, 2022 - The Hedera Governing Council has voted to purchase the intellectual property rights to the hashgraph consensus algorithm from Swirlds, Inc., the original creator of the hashgraph consensus algorithm and founding member of the Hedera Governing Council.

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Acoer Forms Strategic Partnership with Global System Integrator Armedia to Develop Dedicated Hedera Practice

Jan 18, 2022Hedera Team

Atlanta, GA, Virginia, VA and Dallas, TX — January 18th, 2022 — Acoer, the developer of multiple Hedera-enabled technologies, such as HashLog, HashLoad and RightsHash, today announced a strategic relationship with global system integrator and software and services provider Armedia, a 5-time Inc 5000 awardee and long-term solution provider to the US Federal Government.

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Q1 2022 distribution for SAFT Exchange Offer participants

Jan 16, 2022Hedera 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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How to Look Up Transaction History on Hedera Using Mirror Nodes - Back to the Basics

Jan 13, 2022Ed Marquez

With the high number of transactions that the Hedera Network is able to process every second, keeping this transaction history in all the network nodes for all time would eventually turn those nodes into massive data centers. Mirror nodes help address that issue by separating the consensus operations and the record keeping. In this article you will learn about mirror nodes and how to use them for your applications.

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Neuron Leverages the Hedera Network for Drone Radar System in UK Government Sponsored Trial

Jan 06, 2022Hedera Team

London, United Kingdom and Dallas, TX - 6 Jan 2022 - Neuron, a leader in aviation technology and air traffic critical national infrastructure, has leveraged the Hedera network, the most used, sustainable, enterprise-grade public ledger for the decentralized economy, in a UK government-sponsored trial to demonstrate the capability to safely track the movements of military, enterprise, and government drones once out of visual line of sight.

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Remediation for CVE-2021-44228 (log4j2)

Dec 17, 2021Hedera Team

On Thursday, December 9th, 2021, a critical zero-day exploit was reported in the widely used log4j2 library. The exploit did not affect the Hedera network.

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Solving 3 user experience challenges in crypto

Dec 13, 2021HashPack Team

Working with cryptography and immutability presents new user experience challenges for many developers and designers. Learn three of the top challenges and how the browser extension, HashPack has been designed for them.

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Shinhan Bank to Conduct Stablecoin International Remittance PoC on Hedera Network, in Partnership with Major Multinational Bank

Nov 29, 2021Hedera Team

Seoul, Korea and Dallas, TX – 29 November, 2021 – Shinhan Bank (KRX: 055550), the leading bank in South Korea, today announced that it has completed the development of a proof-of-concept, with a global megabank outside of Korea, built on the Hedera network, leveraging stablecoins and focused on international remittances.