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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.

Technical Update: Factom Binaries

Posted: September 17, 2015 By Tanner Evans

Our Dev Team has created easy to use Factom Binaries together with installers for Windows, Mac, and Linux. There are three binaries required to run Factom: factomd, fctwallet, and factom-cli, they wrap up Factom in stand-alone executables that contain everything you need to run.

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Technical Update: Beta Progress

Posted: September 11, 2015 By Tanner Evans

We are integrating Factom with Docker. It is an open platform for distributed applications that will make Factom easier to use. Once Docker is installed on your device you will be able to simply click a button to download the Factom client and our wallet. It’s like magic. We expect the integration to be complete early next week.

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Technical Update: Factom Launches New App

Posted: September 4, 2015 By Tanner Evans

We are updating our instructions for the Factom Genesis. Here is a step by step guide to check your Factoid balance for Mac, Linux, and Windows with our new app, Factom Keymaker. Note that you will require your Koinify wallet 12 word passphrase to get your Factoid Address with our keymaker.

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Transparency Tech Seeks to solve Non-Profit Accountability

Posted: September 1, 2015 By Tanner Evans

The Plug and Play Accelerator, Factom and BitPesa have partnered with nonprofits, the BitGive Foundation and The Water Project. As a pilot project, they are using Factom tech and the blockchain to create radical transparency in how donor funds are being used in Africa to provide safe water. By tracking donations through the blockchain and Factom, they aim to introduce a new level of transparency that will bring real-time assurances that money donated to accomplish a particular mission are doing just that.

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Soft Launch of Factom Genesis

Posted: September 1, 2015 By Tanner Evans

Factom has reached their first milestone today. Factom Genesis, the beta version of their software. To celebrate the newest iteration of the their software, they have secured “The Universal Declaration of Human Rights” in 443 different translations to the bitcoin blockchain.

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