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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.

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Evolving the Hedera Partner Program

Sep 07, 2021Nigel Clark

Today marks the launch of the official Hedera Hashgraph Partner Program. In the spirit of Hedera’s path to decentralization, this program establishes a foundation upon which a fully decentralized partner community will grow and thrive.

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Developer Quick-Start: NFTs and Metadata

Sep 02, 2021Waylon Jepsen

Developers looking to utilize NFTs on Hedera can reference this developer quick-start tutorial to start building NFTs right into their application. We’ll dive into a few real-world use cases and learn how to mint an NFT for them using code examples.

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Developer Quick-Start: Custom Token Fees

Sep 02, 2021Waylon Jepsen

In this blog posting, we’re going to outline specific application use cases for custom token fees and code examples to help you get started. The official Hedera SDKs in Java, Javascript, and Go all support custom token fees.

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New Hedera Token Service Features: NFTs, Metadata, and Custom Fees

Sep 02, 2021Brady Gentile

HIP-17: NFT (Non-Fungible Token) Support and HIP-18: Custom Hedera Token Service Fees are available in Hedera Services Code v0.17.4 on testnet and mainnet. In addition, NFT metadata standards for the Hedera Token Service, found in HIP-10: Token Metadata JSON Schema, have become a recommended best practice.

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Eyes on HBAR: The Wallawallet Team Explores the Ins and Outs of Building an HBAR Wallet

Sep 02, 2021Jeremy Fletcher

In this interview, the two founders of Ledgerama, JR Fletcher and Robert Kainz will share their experience building a fully supported HBAR wallet on Hedera Hashgraph.

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LSE Joins Hedera Governing Council to Advance Blockchain Research for Social Good

Aug 19, 2021Hedera Team

Dallas, TX and London, UK – August 19th, 2021 - Hedera Hashgraph, the most used, sustainable, enterprise-grade public network for the decentralized economy, today announced LSE as the newest member of its Governing Council.

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Micropayment Platform Dropp Debuts, Putting Pay-As-You-Go Option In Reach Of Both Merchants And Consumers

Aug 09, 2021Hedera Team

NEW YORK, NY, Aug. 4, 2021 -- Dropp, the world's first cost-effective digital micropayment transaction platform enabling payments both in FIAT ($USD) and cryptocurrency putting low payment options in reach of both merchants and consumers, makes its marketplace debut today.

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Going Carbon Negative at Hedera Hashgraph

Aug 06, 2021Brady Gentile

Hedera Hashgraph has adopted environmental sustainability as a core value and is officially committed to carbon-negative network operations by purchasing carbon offsets quarterly, with amounts determined by the third-party assessment provider Terrapass.