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Factom Hackathon Recap

Factom Hackathon Recap

Jun 18th By Crystal Wiese In Hackathon

It has been a week since we kicked off the first hackathon exclusively hosted by Factom and we couldn’t be more proud of how it went. We learned a lot, we lost sleep and we spent this last week in retrospection. With over 100 attendees, we spotted some very bright, enthusiastic, and passionate developers who came to conquer paper.

Factom launches Milestone 3: Fully Autonomous Protocol

Factom launches Milestone 3: Fully Autonomous Protocol

May 3rd By Crystal Wiese In Company Updates

This is the third and final milestone for the Factom Blockchain Protocol as outlined in the white paper. 

The Problems with Blockchain

The Problems with Blockchain

Apr 4th By Jay Smith In Blockchain

We would like to take a moment to discuss the problems with blockchain, which might seem odd as we are a blockchain company. In truth, it was the problems we saw in the early stages of blockchain technology that led us to create the Factom Network.

Factoid Price Monitoring Chain + BlockNotary App

Posted: October 29, 2015 By Tanner Evans

The Factom team has created a new chain to monitor the Factoid price on Poloniex over time. It is now possible to write real-time trading information into the blockchain without causing bloat. Read more about this project on our sister blog. The code for this project can be found on our GitHub here.

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Monitoring the Poloniex Exchange with Factom

Posted: October 27, 2015 By Michael Beam

The Poloniex Factoid Price Monitoring Chain is used to verify the history of the Factoid price on the Poloniex exchange. Factom makes it possible to write real time trading information into an immutable Entry, making it impossible for Factom or Poloniex to lie in the future about the history of the Factoid price.

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Factom + Factom Inc. On The Road

Posted: October 22, 2015 By Tanner Evans

Peter Kirby, Tiana Laurence, and Crystal Wiese attended the EXPO, a pitch competition that is the culmination of Plug and Play’s Brand & Retail and FinTech & Security Accelerators, it featured 40+ three minute pitches from leading startups in the Brand, Retail, FinTech & Security spaces.

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More on Factoids, Factom Foundation & Factom Inc.

Posted: October 20, 2015 By Tanner Evans

The Factom token is a tradable right to obligate the Factom protocol. The original supply of Factoids was set by the software token sale. Once the full Factom protocol is running, Factoids will be issued at a fixed rate to the servers that run the protocol. For now, until the protocol is completely deployed, no new Factoids will be issued.

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