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30 Days of Jaxx, Day 21 – Announcing the Release of Jaxx 1.3.0!

30 Days Of Jaxx Day 21- Jaxx Announces the Release of Jaxx 1.3.0

A Major Milestone in the Jaxx Product Timeline

26th September 2017 / Decentral Office Space / Toronto

Decentral Inc, the community hub for blockchain & decentralized technologies and home of the Jaxx Blockchain Wallet Interface, is excited today to announce the release of Jaxx 1.3.0

1.3.0 is a milestone release for the Jaxx team. The release delivers significant back-end performance improvements and front-end UI refinements that together deliver a faster, lighter and more reliable platform to the Jaxx user community.

In early August the process of incorporating the heavy BCH chain into Jaxx 1.2 exposed several areas for improvement to platform. The 1.3 release and the back-end performance improvements it carries have been the highest priority for the team since. New tokens – including BCH – can be rapidly integrated into the 1.3.x platform.

Users eagerly awaiting the integration of BCH into Jaxx should expect to see BCH support roll out in the 1.3.1 or 1.3.2 versions, shortly.

Jaxx 1.3.0 will be released on Android & as a Chrome Extension today, 26th September, and on Desktop & iOS in the following days.

The team at Decentral thanks each Jaxx user for their patience & feedback in the lead up to this release. We’re committed to delivering Jaxx as the most powerful blockchain interface available across all 9 platforms we support. Jaxx users will always be in complete control of their blockchain assets through their masterseed and should always feel welcome to reach out to us for support on @Jaxx_Support or to chat on @Jaxx_IO and Reddit.com/r/jaxx

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 20 – Meet our Developers!

 

25th September 2017 / Decentral Office Space / Toronto

The Blockchain and Decentral ecosystem have grown rapidly over the last several years and the Jaxx team has been growing right along with it. In today’s 30 Days of Jaxx post we’re excited to introduce you to a few of the people behind us. Our Meet the Team series starts with our Development Team:

 

Shu Wang

At Jaxx, I: am the Chief Security Officer

Something to know about me is: I’ve a Phd in computer science and hold patents related to static analysis software for source code security. I came to Decentral & Jaxx from IBM where I was an Advisory Software Engineer.

The first purchase I made with Bitcoin was: a gift for my mother-in-law.

 

Omar Bessa

At Jaxx, I: am a Back-End Developer

Something to know about me is: I login to a video-robot to “commute” in to the Toronto office every day… from Argentina. I have been in love with decentralized technologies since accidentally being introduced to Bitcoin when it was still under $10.

I first got into Bitcoin: as a miner many years ago – early 2011!

 

Nicoals Boskovic

At Jaxx, I: am a Back-End Developer

Something to know about me is: I coded the merge-mining facility into a major sidechain platform, 2015.

I first got into Bitcoin: as a miner, in 2013!

 

Alexandru (Dru)

At Jaxx, I: am a Full Stack Developer

Something to know about me is: I love to empower others through technology. The trustlessness of distributed ledger technology is very powerful; it’s exciting work on a product that supports so many entrepreneurs in this community!

The first token I held in my Jaxx wallet was: ETH, shortly after the crowdsale in 2014.

 

Efim Gorbenko

At Jaxx, I: Full Stack Developer

Something to know about me: I’m bringing deep industrial and user design experience to the Jaxx team. My mix of UX/UI and software design skills are being pushed to the limit on future projects we have yet to announce.

My first purchase using Bitcoin was: a coffee… in 2012!

 

Thageesan Thanabalasignam

At Jaxx, I: Full Stack Developer

Something to know about me: I came to Decentral for the opportunity to work on projects that push the decentralized economy forward. I’m passionate about blockchain technology & how it empowers individual liberty. That’s a bit of a mouthful but it’s close to my heart!

I first got into Bitcoin: when a friend sent me BTC as a gift several years ago!

 

Jon Newlands

At Jaxx, I: Senior Software Developer

Something to know about me is: I come to Decentral and Jaxx from the Hedge Fund world where I specialized in low latency F/X trading systems.

The blockchain project in Jaxx I’m most excited about is always the next one on the horizon. I like to keep moving us forward!

 

Sam Aryan

At Jaxx, I: am a Font-End Developer

Something to know about me: I’m keen to balance both sides of software development. I like to nurture many design skills; from visual and graphic design to animation and front-end UI/UX. I balance front-end skills with my undergraduate degree in Software Engineering and experience with IBM.

The first purchase I made with Bitcoin is: still to be made – I much prefer to hold and have been since 2014!

 

Vlad Titov

At Jaxx, I: am Chief Software Architect

Something to know about me is: I have been an active developer & software systems architect since the late 1970’s. It’s incredible to think of how much technology has changed along the way. I have been involved in Bitcoin & blockchain since its early days and have been the architect of the Jaxx platform since the very first version.

 

Nilang Vyas

At Jaxx, I:am the Chief Technical Officer

Something to know about me is: I’ve always been a strategic thinker – I was a chess champion as a kid. I’m deeply motivated by the decentralized tech & blockchain movement’s ability to empower people all around the world to control their digital lives.

 

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.