Jelurida Weekly Wins

13 April 2020

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Nxt hardfork approaching fast! Remember to update to v1.12.1

A hardfork on Nxt blockchain will occur at block 2 870 000 (expected around April 15). All users and exchanges must update to the new version 1.12.1, you can download it here. This is a planned hardfork for activation of new features - Asset Dividends payment by asset or currency, allowing paying asset dividends not only in NXT, but also in any asset or monetary system currency; Asset Properties - setting arbitrary name/value metadata on assets and Asset Increase transaction, allowing asset issuers to increase the total number of asset shares available.

Labrys partners with Jelurida to increase Ardor adoption

Labrys is a leading Australian company developing and consulting projects based on blockchain technology. The Labrys team consists of analysts, designers, and developers and prides itself on producing great user experiences through high-performance desktop, mobile, web applications, and back-end integrations. Last week Jelurida and Labrys signed a MoU as a beginning of their partnership one of whose goals is to increase the popularity and adoption of our products in Australia. Read all about it in the joint announcement.

ARDR, IGNIS and NXT listed on BITFXT Exchange

Since its creation one year ago, Jelurida Africa, led by its Director Adedayo Adebajo, has been engaged in numerous activities, conference attendances, hackathons, blockchain consulting and training in Nigeria and other African countries. As part of Jelurida Africa's efforts to increase blockchain and cryptocurrency awareness and the usage of our platforms, ARDR, IGNIS and NXT tokens have been listed on one of the leading African exchanges - Bitfxt. The new listings are accompanied by a $2500 worth of IGNIS referral competition.

eSignus signs an MoU with Jelurida to integrate Ardor in its HASHWallet

The second partnership announcement from last week is with eSignus - a Spanish company which facilitates the integration of the decentralized economy into business environments aiming to deliver a truly secure user experience. The first project of eSignus is HASHWallet, an innovative non-programmable hard wallet in the form of a smart card. The signed MoU between Jelurida and eSignus is the first step taken between the two companies in order to integrate Ardor into HASHWallet.

Register now for Drexel's Media, Arts & Design Blockchain Conference

Register now for free for the online conference dedicated to the usage of blockchain technologies in the fields of media, arts and design. The event will happen on May 2-3 and it is organized by Drexel University’s Department of Digital Media, aided by The Education Arcade @ MIT and the LIVE LAB @ Texas A&M. At the conference Lior Yaffe will talk about what Nxt & Ardor, being pure proof-of-stake pioneers, can offer the media and arts community and, among many other interesting topics and projects, the attendees will also have a chance to meet our friends from Ardor.Rocks and Tarasca. Don't forget to follow Alex Pfeiffer on Twitter for all related news!

Jelurida attended Bank of England's webinar on CBDC

Central bank digital currencies (CBDC) are a largely discussed topic among central banks and the financial regulators. Bank of England is no exception and recently has published a discussion paper which aims to evaluate the available solutions towards reaching this goal. The Bank is also open to evaluate distributed ledger technology as part of the process. Alberto and Francisco participated last week in a webinar dedicated to this topic where they had the opportunity to vote on the different options the bank is investigating and to give feedback on the better path to go. The bank acknowledges the advantages which the DLTs can bring but it remains to be seen whether any decentralized solution will be chosen eventually.

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