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Coming Into Our 7th Year

Coming into our 7th year of development, since we started with the concept of an open source Open Platform that would assist the adoption of decentralized technologies and blockchain technologies by mainstream software developers, we’re seeing shifts in the direction of where we started back in 2017.   Over the past years since 2017, we have […]

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API Node Services for Developers

API node services are services that provide access to blockchain networks through APIs (Application Programming Interfaces). These services offer a convenient way for developers to interact with and access blockchain data, functionalities, and services without having to set up and maintain their own blockchain nodes. API node services typically provide a range of features and […]

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Popular Decentralized Technology APIs

Outside of Open Platform there are several great and widely used blockchain APIs available that offer different features, support various blockchains, and cater to different developer needs. Here are some popular blockchain APIs:   Infura: Infura provides APIs and developer tools for Ethereum, IPFS, and Filecoin. It offers reliable and scalable access to Ethereum’s network, […]

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Web3 and Identity Risks

Web3 technology, in its current form, does not inherently provide direct mechanisms for identifying individuals. Web3 primarily focuses on decentralization, data ownership, and user empowerment. However, there are certain ways in which Web3 can be utilized in conjunction with other technologies to enhance user identification and authentication processes. Here are a few examples: Self-Sovereign Identity […]

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Coming CBDC Security Challenges

Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) are designed to be secure and resistant to hacking attempts. However, like any digital system, there is always a potential risk of cyberattacks. While it is challenging to provide absolute guarantees against hacking, CBDCs employ various security measures to mitigate these risks. Here are some key factors that contribute to […]

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AI x CBDCs

AI can play a significant role in the implementation and utilization of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) in several ways. Here are some examples of how AI can be employed in conjunction with CBDCs: Transaction Monitoring and Fraud Detection: AI algorithms can analyze transaction data within CBDC systems to detect suspicious or fraudulent activities. Machine […]

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Blockchain x AI

Blockchain is a decentralized and distributed ledger technology designed to securely record and verify transactions across multiple parties without the need for a central authority. It was initially developed as the underlying technology for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. However, blockchain technology has found applications beyond cryptocurrencies and has the potential to be integrated with AI systems. […]

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Decentralized Technologies Integration Developer Grant

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Introducing the Decentralized Technologies Integration grant program. A program focused on integrating traditional software applications with new decentralized technologies using Open’s infrastructure stack.   Recall we launched multiple developer initiatives in the past, including the Open Technology Stack Development Program, which awarded funds to teams using Open’s infrastructure stack.  This grant program is designed to increase […]

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CBDCs: The Offspring of Blockchain and Decentralized Technologies

Blockchain technology has continued to evolve rapidly, transforming various industries and revolutionizing traditional systems. Before exploring the challenges with CBDCs, we will dive into the more recent developments in decentralized blockchain technologies, exploring the major advancements and challenges that have emerged over the years. Scalability Solutions: One of the key challenges facing blockchain adoption has […]

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2022 OPEN Year End Report

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Over the last 6 years since we launched in 2017, OPEN has consistently developed and managed its open source infrastructure. 2022 was no different, however we were quite busy with our new releases, developments, updates and management of our stack which we’ll cover in depth in this report.  Although things are getting more challenging, thankfully […]

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