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- STEX onboarding completed (BURST/BTC)!
Burst Marketing Fund (“BMF”) is proud to announce that BURST is listed on the STEX Exchange since 10th of July! We want to thank everyone from the community who donated to help Burst achieve its first ever crowd-funded exchange listing.
Link to STEX
Check the activities with the following links for the main repos:
Note: This only includes a portion of the activity from the Burst Apps Team
- BRS 2.4.1 released, please update today!
The latest version of BRS 2.4.1 has been released to the Burst Apps Team GitHub. This version include minor bug-fixes, option to bind V2 API and more. Get it on GitHub today.
- Qbundle 2.52 released, please update!
With Qbundle 2.52 you will get the latest BRS version and an update for the MariaDB. Please check your Qbundle 2.51. or get it from GitHub today.
- Phoenix Desktop 1.0.0-beta.9 released
Phoenix Desktop 1.0.0-beta.9 has been released, and with it comes some great new features like Deep Linking, Send All, improved Transaction Details and Block Details views, and much more. See the full release notes and download it on GitHub.
- Burst Summer Hackathon Started – Submit Entries by August 31, 2019
The Burst Alliance has kicked off the 2019 Burst Summer Hackathon, and with a prize pool over 1 Million BURST, things could get interesting. If you are new to Burst, this could be a great way for you to learn about Burst, contribute, and even earn some Burst too.
- Interview with Burst Apps Team Developer Harry1453
Community member Samus_Aran has conducted another thoughtful interview, this time of Burst Apps Team member Harry1453. If you have any questions you’d like to ask, please be sure to add them to the reddit thread.
- Burst Firefox Add-on Now Available
BurstNeon member MrWho has published the first-ever Mozilla-approved Burst Firefox Add-on. It has a price ticker, USD converter, network overview, and more!
- A proposal for making Proof-of-Capacity more Proof-of-Work-resistant
Burst Apps Team developer jjos has published an article proposing a method for Burst’s Proof-of-Capacity algorithm more resistant to Proof-of-Work.
- Crypto V.3: Proof of Capacity
ALTCOIN MAGAZINE has published an article from Feyd outlining the merits of Proof-of-Capacity. In the article, the author touches on sustainability, decentralization, mass adoption, energy efficiency, and accessibility.
- Trustless or Bust!
Burst Apps Team developer nixops takes a deep dive into the importance of decentralization and what it means to be a trustless system.
- Minecraft is back!
Community member Cybermancer has launched a Burst-integrated Minecraft competition server, and there is 5000 BURST to be claimed. The server address is voiplanparty.com:25565, please see the Reddit thread for more Information.
- Blockplay.io founded
Community member shefas founded blockplay.io.
He is now the spokesman from the new blockplay.io platform for smart-contract creators!
BMF Weekly Funds Report
The BMF owns 5 accounts with the following balances:
- BMF#1: Marketing
1,197,632 BURST (+8,818)
- BMF#2: Exchange Listing
0 BURST (+0)
- BMF#3: Development/Bounty
541,474 BURST (+0)
- BMF#4: Hackathon
1,003,470 BURST (+3,470)
- BMF#5: Faucet Account
2,939 BURST (-118 )
- NDS-A returns next week
With the Qbundle 2.5.2 deployment as of today, we will pay the NDS-A by next week again. BMF will pay in total 20,000 BURST for the next two weeks to node-operators which fulfil the requirements. To participate in the NDS-A, you only need to operate a full-node with the current BRS version 24.1 and set your P2P.myPlatform to your BURST account. Check NDS-A last announcement
Tweets of the week
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