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30 Days of Jaxx, Day 18 – Jaxx Announces Support of the DA PowerPlay Token

30 Days of Jaxx, Day 18  – Jaxx Announces Support of the DA PowerPlay Token

21st September 2017 / Decentral – Toronto

DA Powerplay offers an advanced system for algorithmic trading of crypto assets.

The DaPowerPlay platform utilises blockchain technology to empower individuals to lever algorithmic trading strategies. DaPowerPlay allows individuals to automate the management of their digital assets against a risk tolerance profile customizable to their comfort and goals.

“Setting up crypto-trading strategies is still an overly complex task. Simplifying this process and providing innovative new tools is one of our main goals. We want to introduce more people to the world of crypto-trading while also providing an efficient and effective method for the pros! We’ve worked for years to make our platform as user-friendly as possible, while also implementing a level of depth that veteran traders won’t find anywhere else. We’re excited to see our tokens in the hands of our users and support in Jaxx makes that easy.”

Anthony Di Iorio “DA Power Play puts an end to the headaches of crypto-trading and places a variety of tools in the palm of traders’ hands. We’re glad to support their token in Jaxx”

Daniel Zakrisson, co-founder of Cofoundit, reminds Jaxx users, “Tokens created by Cofound.it projects – like DaPowerPlay and the DPP token – are usually issued immediately and supported from day one in Jaxx. Tokens will be immediately visible in Jaxx. However, these tokens are locked for transfer until the contribution period is over, in order that they not interfere with the token crowdsale process. If the token crowdsale ends early, the tokens will be unlocked for transfer earlier, usually within 2-3 weeks in order for exchanges and exchange services to list them. All of this is well communicated by the teams directly, so please follow our news to be kept up to date.”

About Jaxx:

Jaxx is a multi-token blockchain wallet that provides a unified experience across 8 platforms and devices, including Windows, Apple and Linux desktops, Apple and Android mobile devices and tablets, as well as a Google Chrome extension. The Jaxx wallet enables crypto-to-crypto exchange with frictionless in-wallet conversion via Shapeshift. Users are always in control of their keys and Jaxx neither holds nor has access to customer funds. Design and user experience driven, and built with simplicity in mind, Jaxx’s mission is to become the interface to the blockchain world. Jaxx was founded by CEO Anthony Di Iorio and is headquartered in Toronto.

30 Days of Jaxx, Day 17 – Jaxx Announces Support of the EOS Token

30 Days of Jaxx, Day 17 – Jaxx Announces Support of the EOS Token

20th September 2017 / Decentral – Toronto

EOS is the blockchain operating system for commercial scale decentralized applications. Application developers need more than a set of block producers aggregating transactions – they need API nodes, seed nodes, database indexes, storage, and hosting. At a million transactions per second each node of a high-performance blockchain is required to achieve 100’s of megabytes per second per connection. This is trivial for large data centers, but inconceivable for home users. This is where EOS comes in.

Anthony Di Iorio is impressed with EOS’s structure, “EOS architecture & intentionally cooperative network will enable block producers to offer a quality of service unique in the cryptocurrency world. They have a novel and powerful take on how a high performance blockchain should run.”

Daniel Larimer, CTO at Block.one & EOS said, “Our high performance architecture is designed to facilitate efficient unidirectional streaming rather than less efficient bidirectional protocols. EOS enables parallel execution, asynchronous communication and EOS separates authentication from execution. We’re excited to bring this protocol. To ensure inclusivity, EOS Tokens have no pre-determined price; rather price is set by market demand. This mimics mining without giving potential unfair advantages to large purchasers.”

About EOS.io and Block.one

Block.one is a developer of technology solutions including blockchain software development. With employees and advisors based around the world, including in Asia and the U.S., the company focuses on business-grade technology solutions, including EOS. For more information visit block.one and eos.io.

About Jaxx:

Jaxx is a multi-token blockchain wallet that provides a unified experience across 8 platforms and devices, including Windows, Apple and Linux desktops, Apple and Android mobile devices and tablets, as well as a Google Chrome extension. The Jaxx wallet enables crypto-to-crypto exchange with frictionless in-wallet conversion via Shapeshift. Users are always in control of their keys and Jaxx neither holds nor has access to customer funds. Design and user experience driven, and built with simplicity in mind, Jaxx’s mission is to become the interface to the blockchain world. Jaxx was founded by CEO Anthony Di Iorio and is headquartered in Toronto.

30 Days of Jaxx, Day 16: Jaxx Announces Support for Aragon Network Token Jaxx Wallet

30 Days of Jaxx, Day 16: Jaxx Announces Support for Aragon Network Token Jaxx Wallet

19th September 2017 – Toronto

Aragon.One & Jaxx announce support in the Jaxx wallet for the ANT token.

The Aragon Network aims to be the first decentralized jurisdiction – the first decentralized venue for dispute resolution. Aragon will provide an optimal environment for decentralized organizations to thrive. Token holders will be able to change subscription fees and minting rate, decide which services to provide, vote on capital allocations or investments, and to self-upgrade the network.

Anthony Di Iorio, CEO of Jaxx and co-founder of Ethereum said “Aragon is the first DAO to act as a digital court. Luis & Jorge are solving the two main hurdles to make decentralized organizations widespread: upgradeability and decentralized arbitration.”

Luis Cuende is highly motivated, “Our goal is to provide a way for people to easily and securely run their organizations in a decentralized manner. We believe that disintermediating human trade  is the first step towards a more fair, efficient world. By giving everyone the chance to be in control of their financial lives and the ability to run any kind of organization, we look to solve many of the issues people, especially in the developing countries, are facing by not having access to banks. We believe – like Anthony does – in a decentralized future. We’re working to empower the decentralized ecosystem!”

About Aragon:

We believe that the blockchain and the Internet are changing the incentives for companies to exist, and we are building tools for the next generation of companies that will take advantage of these changes. Aragon was born to disintermediate the creation and maintenance of companies and other organizational structures. Aragon was founded by Luis Cuende and Jorge Izquierdo. Read the whitepaper on www.aragon.one or join the Aragon community chat at www.aragon.chat

About Jaxx:

Jaxx is a multi-token blockchain wallet that provides a unified experience across 9 platforms and devices including Windows, Apple and Linux desktops, Apple and Android mobile devices and tablets, as well as a Google Chrome extension. The Jaxx wallet enables crypto-to-crypto buying and selling with frictionless in-wallet conversion. Users are always in control of their keys and Jaxx neither holds nor has access to customer funds. Driven by design and user experience and built with simplicity in mind, Jaxx’s mission is to become the interface to the blockchain world.

30 Days of Jaxx Day 15: Jaxx Announces Support for Status Token in the Jaxx Wallet

18th September 2017 / Decentral – Toronto

Status.IM & Jaxx announce support in the Jaxx wallet for the SNT token.

Status is a mobile mini-OS to interface with the emerging Ethereum ÐApp ecosystem. Built on top of Ethereum service layers and protocols, Status is an open source project that combines a messenger with a decentralised applications browser that will bridge the gap between ÐApp Developers and the Mass Market.

Anthony Di Iorio, CEO of Jaxx and co-founder of Ethereum said “Status is working to bring decentralized tech to the wider public. At Jaxx we’re particularly excited to support entrepreneurs pushing the decentral & blockchain community out into the mainstream.”

Carl Bennets, co-founder of Status is on a mission, “It’s still just the beginning, but the promise of Web 3.0 and Ethereum is here to stay. Status aims to be a window into this new world. We believe browsers to access the Ethereum network should be completely decentralized, and without centrally imposed restrictions. Our friends at Jaxx & Decentral believe this, too, and we appreciate their support of our token in the Jaxx ecosystem”

About Status:

Status is an Ethereum light client designed to bring the benefits of the Blockchain to everyday smartphone users. Available on Android & iOS via http://www.status.im/

About Jaxx:

Jaxx is a multi-token blockchain wallet that provides a unified experience across 9 platforms and devices including Windows, Apple and Linux desktops, Apple and Android mobile devices and tablets, as well as a Google Chrome extension. The Jaxx wallet enables crypto-to-crypto buying and selling with frictionless in-wallet conversion. Users are always in control of their keys and Jaxx neither holds nor has access to customer funds. Driven by design and user experience and built with simplicity in mind, Jaxx’s mission is to become the interface to the blockchain world.

 

30 Days of Jaxx Day 14 – Security in Jaxx

30 Days of Jaxx, Day 14: Security in Jaxx

15th September, 2017 – Decentral – Toronto

On Day 4 of our #30DaysOfJaxx post we introduced you to Dr. Shu Wang, our new Chief Security Officer. Shu has taken the reigns of our security operations. He and his team are working every day to improve Jaxx’s security across all nine platforms we support.

Jaxx uses the 12-word masterseed to empower you with complete control of your wallets. Our work to build a highly secure platform will be ongoing – we will continue to toil daily to ensure Jaxx is both a beautiful & secure interface to your blockchain life.

Security however is not just up to us. You have a role in keeping your coins and tokens secure. Here’s how we recommend you maximize your own crypto-safety:

  • Beware. Understand your exposures and behave appropriately to your risk tolerance.
  • Update. We will continually work to improve Jaxx. You should always use most up-to-date version.
  • Secure your devices. Phones, desktops, browsers: secure the device that you access Jaxx through with passcodes. Remember, if your device has been compromised (such as a malware infection) a malicious user can potentially steal your funds. Use passcodes!  
  • Hot VS Cold. Understand the difference between hot wallets and cold storage. (We will write to you about this in a future #30DaysOfJaxx post).
  • Understand: there is no “absolute” security. Computer software/hardware systems are very complex and new ways of hacking coming out every day. For instance, a new vulnerability was in the news yesterday.

If you’d like to chat with us about security or about Jaxx in general do feel welcome to reach out to us on our general twitter at http://twitter.com/jaxx_io or in our Reddit community http://reddit.com/r/jaxx . For specific support issues find us on http://twitter.com/jaxx_support

Thank you for using Jaxx!

 

About Jaxx:

Jaxx is a multi-token blockchain wallet that provides a unified experience across 8 platforms and devices, including Windows, Apple and Linux desktops, Apple and Android mobile devices and tablets, as well as a Google Chrome extension. The Jaxx wallet enables crypto-to-crypto exchange with frictionless in-wallet conversion via Shapeshift. Users are always in control of their keys and Jaxx neither holds nor has access to customer funds. Design and user experience driven, and built with simplicity in mind, Jaxx’s mission is to become the interface to the blockchain world. Jaxx was founded by CEO Anthony Di Iorio and is headquartered in Toronto.

30 Days of Jaxx, Day 13: Santiment token now live in Jaxx

30 Days Of Jaxx, Day 13 – Jaxx Announces the Addition of Santiment token SAN to the Jaxx Wallet

14th September 2017 – Toronto

Santiment & Jaxx announce support in the Jaxx wallet for the Santiment Network Token, SAN.

Santiment is a platform for cryptocurrency-related datafeeds, exclusive content streams, and a regularly updated database of cryptocurrency projects for reference. Santiment infrastructure gives crypto traders the information edge to maximize profit and mitigate risk. Focus will be on sentiment analysis, content, and datafeeds to start, since crowd sentiment is the current driving force in the crypto-markets.

Anthony Di Iorio is enthusiastic, “Santiment’s long term goal is to be the market data infrastructure for cryptocurrencies and the decentralized economy. Timely and reliable information of this sort is critical to the maturity of the blockchain community. I’ll watch their development I’m excited that Jaxx is able to support the SAN token”

Maksim Balashevich, CEO of Santiment echoed Anthony’s optimism, “Having a seamless experience in the Santiment ecosystem is one of our key mandates. With Jaxx’s integration, it brings us one step closer. We’re very excited to be included in one of the most comprehensive and user-friendly wallets in the industry.  Keep up the great work Jaxx team, here’s to a decentralized future!”

About Santiment:

The Santiment team aims to build the market data infrastructure that powers the entire cryptocurrency and blockchain space.The team consists of  proven entrepreneurs and crypto-traders. You can reach the CEO, Maksim, at [email protected] or Mitchell at [email protected]

About Jaxx:

Jaxx is a multi-token blockchain wallet that provides a unified experience across 9 platforms and devices including Windows, Apple and Linux desktops, Apple and Android mobile devices and tablets, as well as a Google Chrome extension. The Jaxx wallet enables crypto-to-crypto buying and selling with frictionless in-wallet conversion. Users are always in control of their keys and Jaxx neither holds nor has access to customer funds. Driven by design and user experience and built with simplicity in mind, Jaxx’s mission is to become the interface to the blockchain world.

 

Jaxx Announces the Addition of Wings.AI token to the Jaxx Wallet

30 Days of Jaxx, Day 12: Jaxx Announces the Addition of Wings.AI Token to the Jaxx Wallet

13th September 2017 – Toronto

Wings Foundation & Jaxx announce support in the Jaxx wallet for the Wings DAO Token.

WINGS is a blockchain platform that seeds and nurtures a community dedicated to the launching, backing and promotion of new projects proposals through a fluid organizational model referred to as a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO). DAOs implement self-determining and independent organizational governance, management and operations using immutable blockchains and smart contracts execution. WINGS combines several concepts, ranging from attention rewards, forecasting markets, smart contracts, governance models and federated funds security. In doing, the platform encourages the WINGS community to identify and promote high-value proposals that have higher chances of positive outcomes.

WINGS DAO ownership tokens are secured by blockchain technologies and smart contracts. The control of the DAO remains in the hands of the token owners. Activity is visible on secure public ledgers such as Ethereum and Bitcoin.

“WINGS creates a decentralized forecasting ecosystem that gives tangible incentives for WINGS token holders to put the effort in making the best available choices to maximize their rewards. Support for our token in the Jaxx ecosystem is a major factor in our future success”, said WINGS Core Team member, Sebastian Stupurac

Anthony Di Iorio, CEO of Jaxx, “WINGS novel use of swarm intelligence through decentralized forecasting markets, smart contracts generators, DAO contracts, deep learning and machine-based predictive modeling make them a great addition to the Jaxx wallet ecosystem. We’re looking forward to helping them grow”

About Wings:
WINGS’ mission is the promotion of new, open decentralized technology architectures development and applications, in particular the promotion and maintenance of the WINGS protocol and the corresponding technology, as well as the promotion and support of applications using the protocol. By using the WINGS DAO protocol, new organizations, powered by efficient decision making and decentralized governance, will revolutionize the world by serving the everyday needs and tasks of ordinary people.

About Jaxx:
Jaxx is a multi-token blockchain wallet that provides a unified experience across 9 platforms and devices including Windows, Apple and Linux desktops, Apple and Android mobile devices and tablets, as well as a Google Chrome extension. The Jaxx wallet enables crypto-to-crypto buying and selling with frictionless in-wallet conversion. Users are always in control of their keys and Jaxx neither holds nor has access to customer funds. Driven by design and user experience and built with simplicity in mind, Jaxx’s mission is to become the interface to the blockchain world.

Addison Cameron-Huff Joins Decentral Inc

30 Days of Jaxx, Day 11: Addison Cameron-Huff Hired By Decentral Inc. – First In-House Blockchain Lawyer in Canada

TORONTO, 12th September 2017 / MarketWired /

Decentral Inc., Canada’s leading blockchain company, is the first company in Canada to hire a full-time blockchain lawyer. Addison Cameron-Huff will be joining the company full-time on September 15th, 2017, marking a new step forward for the maturation of the Toronto blockchain cluster.

Mr. Cameron-Huff is a leading Canadian lawyer focused on blockchain & decentralized technologies. An Adjunct Professor at University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law (GPLLM), Addison has built his own technology law practice since 2013 to advise and support entrepreneurs, software developers & rapidly growing businesses in the internet & blockchain domains. Anthony Di Iorio’s company, Decentral, has been a long-standing client.

“I’m excited to welcome Addison to the Decentral team full-time. His guidance has been critical in creating the solid foundation of Decentral Inc. and my other blockchain ventures including Ethereum. I’m particularly excited about the new services we’ll be able to offer the blockchain ecosystem” says Anthony Di Iorio, CEO of Decentral & Jaxx, & co-founder of Ethereum.

Addison’s experience and knowledge of how regulators view blockchain & decentralized technologies is unique. He joins the Decentral team as it rolls out advisory services to global clients building decentralized technologies bootstrapped with token sales.

Addison looks forward to helping Decentral’s partners structure themselves properly for both growth and regulatory compliance, “Blockchain is the opportunity of 2017. It’s critically important that these projects be structured properly from a technology and legal perspective. Decentral has the best team in Canada for this and I am pleased to be joining Anthony Di Iorio and his team full-time.

Addison’s hire to Decentral follows the recent hiring of Dr. Shu Wang, the company’s Chief Security Officer, from IBM.

Anthony Di Iorio is excited about the future of Decentral, “This new direction for Decentral positions us as the best team in this space. We’re motivated to see the whole ecosystem of decentral businesses grow and prosper. Addison will help us position our key product, cryptocurrency wallet Jaxx, and ensure the highest standards in the industry. ”

About Decentral & Jaxx:
Created by Anthony Di Iorio, co-founder of Ethereum, and located in the heart of downtown Toronto, Decentral is the innovation hub for decentralized and blockchain technologies in Canada. Decentral hosts Canada’s busiest Bitcoin ATM and created Jaxx.io, the multi-token blockchain wallet that provides a unified experience across 9 platforms and devices. The Jaxx wallet enables crypto-to-crypto buying and selling with frictionless in-wallet conversion. Users are always in control of their keys and Jaxx neither holds nor has access to customer funds. Driven by design and user experience and built with simplicity in mind, Jaxx’s mission is to become the interface to the blockchain world.

Jaxx Adds the Edgeless Token to the Jaxx Ecosystem

30 Days of Jaxx, Day 10 – Jaxx Adds the Edgeless Token to the Jaxx Ecosystem

11th September 2017 – Toronto

Today Jaxx announces support for the Edgeless Casino token inside the Jaxx wallet.

Edgeless.io is the first Ethereum-based casino. Edgeless levers blockchain technology to offer players a completely transparent and 0% edge gambling experience. In the past online casinos have taken advantage of their house edge at the expense of participants. Now, on Edgeless, players are able to verify and view the Ethereum smart contract and thus be sure of the house edge: 0%. Ignas Mangevicius, Edgeless Co-Founder said, “Our casino solves the two greatest challenges to online casinos – price and transparency. We’ve built Edgeless to be fun & fair.”

Anthony Di Iorio, CEO of Jaxx, says “Traditional online casinos have the capacity to cheat their users without being spotted. Edgeless is using decentralized technology to eliminate that possibility and make a transparent gaming environment. We’re happy to support the token tied to their project, EDG, in Jaxx.”

About Edgeless:
The Edgeless team has been working since 2016 to create the first fully transparent casino in the world. The Edgeless ICO completed in March 2017 and the team has delivered their first milestone, the beta version of their Blackjack game. See www.edgeless.io for more information.

About Jaxx:
Jaxx is a multi-token blockchain wallet that provides a unified experience across 8 platforms and devices, including Windows, Apple and Linux desktops, Apple and Android mobile devices and tablets, as well as a Google Chrome extension. The Jaxx wallet enables crypto-to-crypto exchange with frictionless in-wallet conversion via Shapeshift. Users are always in control of their keys and Jaxx neither holds nor has access to customer funds. Design and user experience driven, and built with simplicity in mind, Jaxx’s mission is to become the interface to the blockchain world. Jaxx was founded by CEO Anthony Di Iorio and is headquartered in Toronto.

Kik & Jaxx Announce Partnership Through KIN.

Jaxx Announces the Addition of Kin to the Jaxx Wallet

11th September 2017 – Toronto

At Jaxx we are excited to support the Blockchain ecosystem as a whole. We’re keen to see all tides rise for Blockchain-focused enterprises and today we’re particularly happy to announce our support in the Jaxx wallet of a long-standing innovator in the communications industry, Kik. With the creation of the Kin token, Kik is engaging Blockchain technology to further enrich their platform and product offering. Kik’s communication platform was first released in 2010 in Waterloo which is “just down the road” from Jaxx in Toronto.

“Kik’s release of the Kin token is a great way for Jaxx to continue to support Blockchain ecosystem growth. This is a great first step in our partnership, and together, we’ll demonstrate the promise of Canadian blockchain innovation,” said Jaxx CEO, Anthony Di Iorio.

Kik is creating Kin as an ERC20 token on the Ethereum blockchain that will be integrated into Kik as the primary transaction currency. With millions of users, Kik hopes to drive mainstream consumer adoption of Kin, potentially making it the most adopted and used cryptocurrency in the world. Kin will create a decentralized ecosystem of digital services through the Kin Rewards Engine, an innovative cryptoeconomic structure intended to promote the use of Kin as a common currency, that will be administered by the Kin Foundation.

Anthony Di Iorio stated, “Decentralization provides a sustainable way forward. Kin in Jaxx is going to be integrated shortly after the token distribution event.”

To learn more about the Kin token sale taking place on September 12 please visit kin.kik.com. All who want to participate in the initial token sale registered on September 9, 9:00 a.m. ET.

About Kik:

Kik Interactive, Inc., connects the world through chat. The company is the maker of Kik, a chat platform popular with U.S. teens where people can chat with friends and connect with chat-based services. Founded in 2009, Kik Interactive, Inc. is headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. For more information, please visit kik.com.

About Jaxx:

Jaxx is a multi-token blockchain wallet that provides a unified experience across 9 platforms and devices including Windows, Apple and Linux desktops, Apple and Android mobile devices and tablets, as well as a Google Chrome extension. The Jaxx wallet enables crypto-to-crypto buying and selling with frictionless in-wallet conversion. Users are always in control of their keys and Jaxx neither holds nor has access to customer funds. Driven by design and user experience and built with simplicity in mind, Jaxx’s mission is to become the interface to the blockchain world.