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Market Cap $ 20.807 MM (#205)
24h Volume $ 6.720 MM
Chg. 24h: 10.22%
Algo. score 4.1/5  (#35)
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Game Developer Animoca Brands Signs Seven Blockchain Agreements, Aims to be a Blockchain Leader

Animoca Brands Corporation Ltd, a publisher and developer of games, has signed blockchain agreements with seven firms in a bid to become a blockchain leader in the gaming industry. The agreements were with firms such as Musicoin, OST, Harmony, Daum, and LikeCoin among other firms. Yat Siu, the chairman and co-founder of Animoca Brands, while speaking to Proactive investors he said these partnerships with esteemed blockchain firms would accelerate their goal of being an industry leader as it is difficult for one firm to do that alone. (KE)

2 days ago

IOST CEO Jimmy Zhong: Without Users, Boasting about High TPS Makes No Sense

During a recent interview with China’s Odaily, IOST CEO and co-founder Jimmy Zhong said that so many blockchain teams are boasting about high TPS, but rarely speak about use cases, but without actual users, all high TPS would become meaningless. Speaking about the potential of blockchain technology, he said:"There are four industries I've long been bullish on, cryptocurrencies (blockchain), bioscience, AI (artificial intelligence), and energy sector." The CEO also said the second version of their testnet Everest 1.0 had gone live in late September and they would launch the mainnet in the first quarter in 2019. IOST is trading at $0.0115, down 9.17% in the last 24 hours. (RL)

5 days ago

IOST Announces Everest 1.0 Update With Support For Javascript

Popular Blockchain startup IOST has announced its next major update, Everest 1.0. It brings in a bunch of new features to improve adoption, security, and scalability. IOST will soon support Javascript, the world's most popular language, making it easy for developers to develop blockchain applications. Also, the update makes IOST the first Blockchain to support smart contact Domain Name System (DNS) and a redesigned Virtual Machine that makes IOST 10 times faster than EOS and 200 times faster than Ethereum. Everest 1.0 on the mainnet is scheduled for Q1, 2019. IOST is currently priced at $0.013, gaining 3.48% in the last 24 hours. (VS)

15 days ago

OST Simple Token Jumps by 63% as Broader Market Pulls Back

OST is bucking the downward trend in the broader crypto market today, having bolstered its value by more than 63% in the last 24 hours on trading volume of $91 million. Most of the trading is unfolding on Upbit in the OST/KRW pair followed by Binance, where the OST/BTC pair is dominating. OST is a “public blockchain platform for businesses.” Jason Goldberg, who is the founder of OST, tweeted: “Thanks and welcome to everyone taking notice of OST today - building blockchain infrastructure and developer tools; substance over hype.” Separately, OST is hosting Sean Au, who is the author of “Tokenomics”, for a discussion about ICOs on Sept. 28. Meanwhile, the broader cryptocurrency market remains under pressure today with a bearish trend surfacing in the bitcoin price and spilling over into many altcoins. (GT)

21 days ago

IOST CEO's Speech Featured by Popular Korean Outlet News1

In a recent development that is likely to help increase awareness and adoption, a speech given by the IOST CEO Jimmy Zhong at the Blockchain Seoul 2018 was covered in News1, one of the largest news outlets in Korea that has millions of readers. The IOST project has started attracting more attention as of late, with numerous news outlets and and analysts identifying it as a project to keep an eye on due to positive developments. IOST is currently trading at $0.01275, a 5.72% increase on the 24-hour chart. (JF)

a month ago

IOST Joins Hands with Mantra to Bring Charity Activities onto Blockchain

IOST announced on its official website recently that the company has reached a cooperation agreement with the public interest brand Mantra, which combines sunglasses with public welfare. IOST will reportedly provide technical support for Mantra, and will help to make Mantra’s donation information and fund usage publicly available through an information query system. IOST’s blockchain use case in charity coincides with "Internet + Social Organization" action plan for 2018-2020 issued by Chinese the Chinese Ministry of Civil Affairs. The action plan also emphasizes on exploring blockchain technology in charitable donations and charity tracking. At the time of this writing, IOST is trading at $0.012, up 4.58% in the last 24 hours. (RL)

a month ago

Hottest Crypto Projects In Asia Right Now

Asia is one of the largest markets in the world, with some of the fastest growing economies that is ripe for disruption. Among the hundreds of crypto startups from Asia, QTUM, IOST, and VeChain have been the most innovative. QTUM is building a blockchain network to work on the existing infrastructure for commercial applications. IOST has been looking to entirely change the blockchain system with never before seen features like “Proof-of-Believability” consensus mechanism to their “Fair and Transparent Feedback System (FTFS).” The final startup, VeChani, has been building partnerships with multiple major companies and governments. The biggest partnership till date for VeChain is with the Chinese government. (VS)

a month ago

IOST Founder Building Platform Blockchain Adoption

The Founder and CEO of IOST, Jimmy Zhong, and his team are reportedly working to solve the major challenge facing blockchain; scalability. The team is exploring different mechanisms such as Proof-of-Believability (PoB). Although Jimmy said that a lot of dApps can be built on a blockchain, he agrees that this will decrease decentralization. IOST will use PoB to create a new token called servi. Users can earn the self-generative, self-destructive and non-tradeable token by providing value to the network. (SK)

a month ago

IOST Continues its Growth, Opens Tokyo Office and Announces Two New Partnerships

The IOST team recently released their weekly update letting the community know what they have been up to. The project announced the the official launch of the Tokyo office along with the addition of 2 new staff to the IOST Japan team, meeting their goal to increase the IOST presence in Japan. There are also two partners within the ecosystem: Ginco and Code Chrysalis. Ginco is one of Japan’s most popular cryptocurrency wallets that will support the IOST token once the MainNet launches, and Chrysalis is an offline tech school that provides an intensive coding bootcamp for engineers that will work with IOST to launch blockchain coding courses. (JF)

a month ago

OKEx Bolsters Margin Borrowing Ceiling to 800%, Adds EOS Margin Trading

OKEx, the No. 2 cryptocurrency exchange based on trading volume, has bolstered the ceiling for margin borrowing and lowered interest rates in the process. The margin trading limit rises “up to 800%,” while interest rates were lowered to 0.02%. But OKEx has also suspended margin trading in QTUM and IOST with no explanation. Meanwhile, OKEx is adding margin trading in EOS across the USDT and BTC markets, effective Sept. 6. (GT)

a month ago

Coinsuper Volume Doubles Over Last 24 Hours, Exchange Lists Altcoin OST

Trading volume on Coinsuper has nearly doubled over the last 24-hour period, up 99%, and is currently hovering at $418 million. Coinsuper is among the top nine cryptocurrency exchanges and is gaining on LBank based on volume. Meanwhile, Coinsuper announced on Twitter it’s listed OST, which is a “public blockchain platform designed for businesses.” The listing didn’t help OST today, which is down sharply in the market sell-off, having shed 17% in the last 24 hours. Separately, Coinsuper announced it would distribute CEN (the exchange’s native token) bounty/bonus rewards to eligible traders on Sept. 7. (GT)

a month ago

IOST Co-Founder and CEO Jimmy Zhong: Decentralization Only Works for Goods/Services That are as Standard as Possible.

Jimmy Zhong, CEO and Co-Founder of IOST took to Twitter on Aug. 26, commenting on a Bloomberg report about DiDi Chu Xing's Hitch service, where a second girl has been killed recently and caused a serial removal of high executives in the company. Jimmy believed that "Offline/non-standardized services are likely to be centralized (or P2P with censorship like Uber/Airbnb) because that’s the way to provide better experiences. Decentralization only works for goods/services that are as standard as possible." As of this writing, IOST is trading at $0.015, up 0.88% in the last 24 hours. (RL)

2 months ago

IOST Updated Roadmap: Mainnet will be Online in January, 2019

Internet of Services(IOST) has updated its roadmap on its official website. The new map shows that in Q3 and Q4 of 2018, IOST will release the second and third version of its public testnet. And IOST mainnet network (V1.0 Himalaya) will be officially launched in Q1, 2019. IOST is a blockchain operating system for online service providers. The blockchain has designed to provide horizontal scalability and high throughput by Proof-of-Believability (POB)consensus mechanism and layer 2 scaling efforts. At press time, IOST is trading at $0.014, up 2.09% in the last 24 hours. (RL)

2 months ago

What It's Like to Be a Woman In China's Get-Rich-Quick Crypto Culture

The challenges faced by Chinese women in the crypto space are similar to those faced by women around the world, but they seem to be intensified due to the unregulated and scammy nature of the space at present. Most events will have a ratio of 2 women for every 25 men, which can be intimidating to say the least. Chinese women “need to be twice as strong and grounded if we want to compete with our male counterparts,” according to Sa Wang, co-founder of IOST. Finding a trustworthy, supportive team to work with and continually educating and developing yourself in regards to blockchain and its surrounding technologies are requirements for long-term success in this field. (JF)

2 months ago

Co-founder & CMO of IOST Sa Wang: What It's Like to be a Chinese Woman in Crypto

According to CoinDesk's Q2 2018 State of the Blockchain Report, only 4 percent of crypto investors are women, which presents a picture of gender inequality and underrepresentation. During an interview with Sa Wang, co-founder & CMO of IOST, she shared her experience to all women in the crypto, saying: "We need to be twice as strong and grounded if we want to compete with our male counterparts. The unfortunate reality is that women have to work harder, project confidence even if we're lacking it, find the right allies and work on projects where our male counterparts understand our value." IOST is a scalable, secure and decentralized blockchain app platform. Its token, IOST is currently trading at $0.015, up 4.77% in the last 24 hours.(RL)

2 months ago

The Crypto Market Records Losses of $9 Billion in 3 Hours; Tokens Decline by More than 10%

Within three hours, the crypto market has seen a $9 B loss in its valuation caused by declines of tokens and cryptocurrencies with small market capitalizations. In the past two days, the crypto market was in the green that saw coins record positive changes of 30%-50%. Nano, Ziliqa, and Aelf had notably increased but yesterday, they recorded declines of 18%, 13% and 12.9% respectively. Other worst perfomers were Wanchain 12.23%, Nuls 11.70%, Loopring 11.44%, Bitcoin Diamond 11.29% , IOST 10.85%, and VeChain 10.39%. (KE)

2 months ago

IOST Co-founder and CEO Jimmy Zhong: We Must Make Friends with Time, Create Value, and Have Faith in Market Cycles

IOST co-founder and CEO Jimmy Zhong sent a letter to his employees today, encouraging them to focus on technology development in the current bearish market. He said, "Prices are so volatile because in the Crypto Market, almost everything is based on speculation – and this is precisely what we are aiming to change." In the letter, he also mentioned the Berminal Protocol project launched in New York 2 months ago, which is based on the IOST blockchain and aimed to be one of the first mass-adopted protocols on blockchain. He motivated his employees to "understand that desire and choices only pull through with persistence." IOST is a scalable, secure and decentralized blockchain App platform. At press time, IOST is trading at $0.014, up 13.10% in the last 24 hours. (RL)

2 months ago

Price Analysis: IOST Gained around 20%, Bouncing back from the Negative Mood in Last Week

IOST is a scalable, secure and decentralized blockchain App platform. Its high TPS, scalable and secure infrastructure provide infinite possibilities for developers to create, innovate and build their next big ideas. Today IOST has gained almost 20%, bouncing back from last week’s negative mood. This is also a positive sign after it finished its bounty program. IOST currently ranks 58 on CoinMarketCap. At press time, IOST is trading at $0.014, up17.37% in the last 24 hours. (RL)

2 months ago

Samantha Wang, Co-Founder of IOST Discusses Being a Women In The Cryptocurrency Industry

Samantha Wang, co-founder of the blockchain app platform IOST, is proving that even though the crypto industry has thus far been a boys’ club, women are increasingly making their mark and helping to evolve the space. Wang believes the world has yet to see the true potential of a scalable blockchain platform, which is the driving goal for the team at IOST. Her advice as a woman in the crypto space is to be twice as strong and grounded as men, to project confidence even when you may feel differently inside, and to find teams that respect and value all members and their contributions, regardless of gender. (JF)

2 months ago

FCoin’s Strategic Upgrade, IOST Listed on FCoin

According to FCoin’s announcement on its website, FOne will officially open exclusive trading zone for following Certified Organizations today: Bixin Capital+LD Capital+ Bitrise Capital Joint Zone, Nirvana Capital, BlockVC, Node Capital, Bixin Capital, Bitrise Capital. FCoin’s positioning is officially upgraded to trading platform technical support + comprehensive community-based governance structure. FCoin will open trading of some tokens today, including IOST. At press time, IOST is trading at $0.020789, up 1.38% within 24 hours.

2 months ago

IOST Listed on Major Korean Exchanges: Upbit, Gopax, and Coinzest

On the 25th, Upbit, a major Korean cryptocurrency exchange, has announced its listing of IOST token. IOST has recently been listed on other Korean exchanges such as Coinzest and Gopax, expanding more and more within the Korean crypto community. In celebration of the listing, IOST has announced an event from July 25th to 31st, in which the foundation will equally pay participants 20,000,000 IOST in proportion to the number of participants the have made a deposit into the IOST wallet through Upbit. “Listing IOST on various exchanges enables us to branch out to the users of these exchanges, giving us the opportunity to inform them about our foundation. We believe that these steps will be crucial for the success of our Mainnet launch next year,” IOST official said. (KK)

3 months ago

Daily Berminal Brief (7/25/18): Augur (REP) Destroys Access to Application ‘Kill Switch’

The Market: Today has been a day of relative calm for the top ten coins by market capitalization. The biggest gainer today hands-down has been IOSToken (IOST), which posted a staggering 27% increase on the day. 1) In an official tweet, the Augur (REP) team recently announced that they have destroyed their access to the fail-safe ‘kill switch.’ The kill switch mechanism was originally implemented within the dApp’s smart contract to aid developers in fixing issues if unanticipated problems arose. 2) The blockchain platform Qtum (QTUM) has launched a decentralized application (dApp) development platform on the incredibly prolific and popular Amazon Web Services (AWS). This new dApp will allow AWS users and developers to design and launch smart contracts using an Amazon Machine Image. 3) Coinbase, the leading U.S. crypto-fiat exchange, has been on a mission to expand its portfolio of cryptocurrency-related products. As part of their initiative to facilitate widespread adoption, Coinbase announced today that customers in Australia and EU will now able to use their cryptocurrency balances on e-gift cards instantly. (EG)

3 months ago

Market Update: Bitcoin (BTC) Price Action Slows, IOSToken (IOST) Surges Ahead

Today has been a day of relative calm for the top ten coins by market capitalization. All ten posted gains or losses of less than 3% with the exception of Stellar Lumens (XLM) which posted a 6.5% gain over the last 24 hours. Ethereum (ETH) has hardly moved, with a meager 0.4% decrease on the day. The biggest gainer today hands-down has been IOSToken (IOST), which posted a staggering 27% rise on the day - jumping up almost 10 ranks in terms of total market cap in the process. (EG)

3 months ago

IOSToken Jumps 50% After Upbit Listing

IOSToken (IOST) saw a 50% gain today, going from $0.024 to a peak of $0.036. The daily volume went up by 740%, from $19 Million to $140 Million. IOST made a big splash when they announced a seven-day referral program for their recently launched community hub with a pool of 2.5 Millon IOST Tokens. Additionally, Upbit, Korea's largest exchange announced the listing of IOST. Upbit now accounts for 46.81% of the total volume. IOST has now come back to $0.031. However, the daily volume has continued to grow, suggesting it is not finished yet. (VS)

3 months ago

Biggest Gainers For Today Were IOST, ZenCash, and Polymath

IOSToken (IOST) saw a huge leap today, moving ten places on Coinmarketcap. IOST went from $0.024 to a peak of $0.036, gaining more than 50% after UpBit announced its listing. It is now priced at $0.0313, gaining 28.48% in the last 24 hours. Other big winners in the last 24 hours were ZenCash and Polymath which gained 16.39% and 14.78% respectively. The biggest loser was Kik Messenger's native Cryptocurrency Kin, which went down by 14%. Other major losers were Holo and Tezos which lost 12.27% and 7.14%. (VS)

3 months ago

IOS Token Surges by Epic 52.45% in Past 24 Hours, Moves Ten Paces on Coinmarketcap

IOS Token (IOST) is the fastest growing token in the past 24 hours, moving ten paces by market capitalization in the past 24 hours. Yesterday, on Tuesday, at 5:40 AM UTC, IOST was trading at $0.022167. At the time of writing, on Wednesday 5:40 AM UTC, it is trading at 50% higher than yesterday's price, at $0.0344. (KE)

3 months ago

Altcoins Currently Getting Impressive Gains: IOST, EOS, ZIL, TRX

Since July 23rd, Bitcoin (BTC) has seen an impressive rally forward, while altcoins have stagnated. The market cap of Bitcoin has gone up, almost to 47.2% of all total coins in the market. The most likely explanation for this solo spurt upwards is that there is a FOMO effect going on, with people cashing out their altcoins in a bid to take advantage of the rise in BTC. However, there are altcoins which are rising, undeterred by FOMO. These are IOST, EOS, ZIL, and TRX. For instance, IOST was trading at $0.024276 as at 2:15 AM UTC, a price gain of 4.23% in 24 hours. (KE)

3 months ago

IOST to Hold Referal Program for Newly Launched Community Hub

Internet of Services Token (IOST), will soon be conducting a referral program on its new community hub. The IOST team has set aside over $1 million for the program. For every successful referral, a user will earn 600 IOST. The team behind the IOST token, which has a market cap of over $200 million, is working at building its community and promoting the growth of the firm. The firm scooped the award for the Best Public Blockchain Technology during the 2018 Global Blockchain Conference held last month in Beijing. (VK)

3 months ago

IOST Announces Community Hub Referral Program

The Internet of Services Token (IOST) has announced a new referral program that will be the largest of its kind in cryptocurrency history, as a way to officially mark its newly launched community hub. Participants will be able to earn 600 IOST tokens for each successful referral, and individual prizes for top referral earners as large as $16,000. Currently flying under the radar for most, IOST was recently named Best Public Blockchain Technology at the 2018 Global Blockchain Conference in Beijing. The referral contest will run for one week, from 10am CST on July 23rd to 10am CST on July 29th. (JF)

3 months ago

Digifinex Exchange Lists Popular Coin 0x Plus IOST, CMT, ZIL and ZIP

Singapore-based Digifinex exchange has listed a handful of altcoins, including popular cryptocurrency 0x (ZRX). The exchange also announced support for the following coins: Internet of Services (IOST), CyberMiles (CMT), Zilliqa (ZIL) and Zipper (ZIP). Digifinex is also running a promotion in which they are giving deposit rewards for 1% more than the deposit amount. Rewards will be distributed in ETH and DFT coins. (GT)

3 months ago

Global Leaders of Cryptocurrency Industry Plan to Discuss Current Challenges and Developments During the ‘Blockchain Partners Summit’.

During the past few months, controversial events surrounding the blockchain industry has amplified the need for technological improvements and security validation in Korea. In the midst of these events, the ‘Blockchain Partners Summit 2018’ will take place on July 21st and 22nd at the Walkerhill Hotel in Seoul, Korea. There is an expectation that the industry professionals would address the current issues, provide their opinions, and offer solutions to those problems. CEO’s from global blockchain companies such as Binance, Bitcoin, Qtum, and IOST will be participating in the summit as speakers, discussing current challenges and developments within the cryptocurrency field. (KK)

3 months ago

Covalent Partners With BlueHill Incubator By IOSToken

Covalent (COVA) has announced that they will be partnering with BlueHill Incubator, founded by IOSToken (IOST). Covalent is set to create a private blockchain for researchers to access data. COVA can add privacy and computational scalability to projects like IOST. BlueHill is an incubator launched by IOST for blockchain developers and entrepreneurs after raising $50 Million for this initiative. IOSToken (IOST) is priced at $0.02, gaining 2.57% in the last 24 hours. (VS)

3 months ago

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