IOTA Takes a Step Closer to Decentralization With 2.0 DevNet

The IoT-focused network is gradually looking to remove its central Coordinator role.

Tech  ·  3 June 2021

Nym Opens Up Staking in New ‘Finney’ Testnet to Counter Sybil Attacks

The Finney testnet was launched to avoid future Sybil attacks.

Tech  ·  19 May 2021

Coda Protocol Touts User Growth One Year Into Testnet

The O(1) Labs project thinks recursive zk-SNARKs are the key to more manageable blockchains.

News  ·  30 July 2020

Filecoin Pushes Back Final Testing Phase, Announces ‘Calibration Period’ for Miners

Filecoin has delayed the launch of its incentivized testnet by two weeks, providing a window for miners to test their set-ups.

News  ·  15 July 2020
Eth 2.0

Quantstamp Audit Greenlights Ethereum 2.0 Client Prysm for Launch

Ethereum 2.0 client Prysm is “basically ready” to launch, according to the audit firm's CEO Richard Ma in a phone call with CoinDesk.

Tech  ·  15 July 2020

Filecoin Prepares for Network Launch With Final Testing Phase

Decentralized storage network firm Filecoin announced the launch of its Incentivized Testnet, the network’s final phase of testing, on Wednesday

News  ·  11 June 2020

Schlesi Testnet Is Latest Step in Long Road Toward Eth 2.0

Ethereum clients are beginning to sync and validate a new Eth 2.0 testnet, Schlesi, ahead of the network's prospective launch in July.

Tech  ·  7 May 2020

Coder Proposes Alternative to Bitcoin’s ‘Notoriously Unreliable’ Testnet

Introduced Wednesday, a new proposal called Signet offers a fresh alternative to bitcoin's test network.

Tech  ·  18 July 2019

Enigma Launches Second Testnet for ‘Secret Contract’ Blockchain

Ethereum developers can now start coding specialized smart contracts called "secret contracts" that leverage the Enigma protocol for data privacy.

Tech  ·  11 June 2019

A New Test Network Just Activated and Ethereum 2.0 Will Be Using It

Launched today, the Görli test network wants to help developers build applications across ethereum software clients without restricting their access to developer tools.

Tech  ·  31 January 2019

Mimblewimble Just Launched Its First Testnet

An experimental blockchain boasting an innovative array of potential features is now entering a new phase of testing.

Tech  ·  17 November 2017