Pocket News

Blockchain Relay Networks

Financial Decentralization and Nodes The publication of the Bitcoin white paper brought to light a tangible manner in which authentic storage and exchange of value could securely take place without the need for third-party intermediaries, namely government-backed central banks. Bitcoin’s proof-of-work consensus protocol has successfully solved the problem of double spend while ensuring network liveness […]

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Pokt 101 | Relay Network, Mobile SDKs, Plugin System, Protocol

Pocket Network is a solution for blockchain relay infrastructure. Pocket provides services similar to what Infura offers for Ethereum users, but in a decentralized manner to any given blockchain network, as long as someone is willing to spin up a node and receive a token reward for. 2019 is another landmark year for Pocket Network. […]

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Pocket Network Update

Pocket Network has been traveling well lately. Our mission is to build a decentralized network of incentivized nodes, along with blockchain software tools for developers. This autumn, the team continued spreading the word through presentations, live demonstrations, and active participation at various conferences and meetups all around the world. Latin American Presence Blockchain summit Bogota 2018: Enthusiasts […]

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Pocket Network- October 2018 Update

  Greetings from the Pocket team! We have some announcements about our progress we’re excited to share with you: Banano Quest has made it to private invite beta-testing! More information surrounding future releases is coming soon. Our vision is that Banano Quest will set a strong example as a proof of concept for prospective developers […]

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Banano Quest: Architecture and Implications

    In a previous post, we introduced Banano Quest as a proof of concept designed to alleviate the struggles involved with fastening mobile applications to a blockchain. We also discussed the benefits of onboarding new developers and gamers into decentralized applications using non-fungible token rewards. Now, let’s take a look under the hood and get […]

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Banano Quest: Demystifying DApp UX

Tokenized economies shape human behavior, and decentralized applications have the potential to bring about positive social impact. On a secure blockchain, we can reimagine incentive systems by using tokens to target behaviors deemed valuable to participants in the marketplace. A critical issue currently constraining the emergence of dApps is clunky, and confusing user experiences. This […]

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Introducing BANANO Quest

    ETH Buenos Aires: An Idea Was Born The Pocket team took to the drawing board for the hackathon at ETH Buenos Aires with the intention of building something fun and interactive to demonstrate the ease and quickness in which developers can build an iOS app using their iOS SDK and Relay Node infrastructure. What […]

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Buenos Aires release 0.3

    It’s been a busy Summer so far for the Pocket team, and we’ve got some exciting updates including new additions to the Pocket family, and a surprise augmented reality Decentralized Application called BANANO Quest that we can’t wait to share with everybody! BANANO Quest- ETH Buenos Aires We had the pleasure of participating in […]

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Blockchains: The era of economic experimentation

    Running economic experiments on steroids One of the key components of the cryptocurrency industry is the open source nature of it. When everything is open source and protocols can easily be copied, tweaked, and deployed in a permissionless manner, it allows for quick iteration and experimentation within the ecosystem. The graph above shows the […]

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Pocket Bogota Release 0.2

  This is an incremental release for us this month. We’ve got some Dashboard improvements along with a release of the first API to get information for available nodes. To find out more about what Pocket Network is, please visit our website, check out our introductory blog post and our mobile vision blog post. On to the updates: Dashboard: […]

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