Hedera Hashgraph Blog

Hello future! And where do we go from here?

Sep 16, 2019Mance Harmon

It’s finally here – the day that many of you in the community, and certainly all of us at Hedera, have been looking forward to, and working hard towards, over the last few years. Open Access is a big milestone for us. As of that moment, anyone from the general public can create a Hedera account, and any developer can now build and deploy decentralized applications (dapps) on the Hedera Hashgraph platform.

Decentralized Applications Go Live on Hedera Hashgraph as Mainnet Opens to Public

Sep 16, 2019Hedera Hashgraph Team

Dallas, TX — September 16th, 2019 — Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade public distributed ledger platform, today announced Open Access (OA) to its mainnet beta. OA allows anyone from the general public to create an account and any developer to build decentralized applications (dapps) on the Hedera Hashgraph platform.

Fair Access v. Fair Ordering, & Transactions Per Second Examined & Explained

Sep 13, 2019Paul Madsen

Distributed ledger technologies (DLT) aren’t just built on code; they’re about community too. And while we might wish for universal agreement, any community worth the name will have its share of disagreement and dispute.

Counter-FUD

Sep 06, 2019Paul Madsen

For those of us immersed in hashgraph it is important to acknowledge that for those with a lot of experience with blockchain-based technologies, many of the characteristics of hashgraph consensus don't fit squarely into that frame of reference.

Updates to the Hedera whitepaper

Aug 29, 2019Hedera Hashgraph Team

Hedera has come a long way since its initial launch, in New York City on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. At that point in time, we had the hashgraph consensus algorithm, invented by Hedera's CTO Dr. Leemon Baird, and a dream — a whitepaper, articulating in detail, the plans we've laid out for ourselves to build the most decentralized public network at scale. One that's faster, fairer, and more secure than anything the world has seen.

A Message From our Co-founders: Why We’re Limiting Exec and Early SAFT Holder Coin Release Schedules

Aug 29, 2019Mance Harmon

Those of you who have been following Hedera on our journey know that we expect to open the mainnet for public use later this summer. With this, our goal is to make the Hedera cryptocurrency, the HBAR, widely available for people to use for development and usage of applications on the network as it grows

Hedera Hashgraph Public Mainnet Open Access Planned for September 16th, 2019

Aug 29, 2019Hedera Hashgraph Team

Dallas, TX — August 29th, 2019 — Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade public distributed ledger platform, today announced that Open Access to its mainnet beta will occur on Monday, September 16th, 2019, allowing any developer from the general public to create an account and build decentralized applications on the Hedera Hashgraph platform.

IBM and Tata Communications Join Hedera Governing Council

Aug 12, 2019Hedera Hashgraph Team

Dallas, TX – August 12, 2019 – Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-ready distributed ledger platform, has announced that IBM and Tata Communications have joined the Hedera Governing Council.

Welcome IBM and Tata Communications to the Hedera Governing Council

Aug 12, 2019Gehrig Kunz

Today, we are pleased to welcome our two newest members, IBM and Tata Communications, to the the Hedera Governing Council. Get to know the two latest members and their role as Council members.