The exact details of the agreement are yet to be announced, but this important development will help to make the Resistance decentralized exchange and privacy coin accessible to the masses through Bitcoin.com’s significant presence in the blockchain space.
August 29th, 2019 – Last week, the Resistance team met with Bitcoin.com CEO Stefan Rust, and other members of the Bitcoin.com organization, to discuss the terms of a partnership. The meeting was a great success and a strategic partnership agreement was drawn up and signed the same day.
“Joining forces with a company that has such incredible strengths in the blockchain industry, together with our team of technology and cryptographic geniuses, it’s possible for us to change the world.” says Resistance CEO, Anthony Khamsei.
The Resistance platform, accessed through the Resistance Desktop Application includes a decentralized exchange, ResDEX, privacy coin (RES), and CPU-optimized miner that allows users to mine on the Resistance blockchain with a regular computer. The platform also gives users the option to receive block rewards through Proof of Research by committing processing power to real scientific research projects.
The Resistance IEO is complete and the platform’s Mainnet has been live for over a month with over 3,000 CPUs mining on the blockchain. Their masternode network was released on 25th August, and ResDEX will launch in less than a week from now.
Resistance is an award-winning decentralized exchange and privacy coin built by a group of highly-experienced crypto pioneers. The core team includes Alexander Peslyak, founder of Openwall – well-known for their team of expert cryptographers, and Patrick Schleizer, founder of the innovative privacy-focused desktop operating system Whonix. Key advisors include Dr. David Kravitz, a cryptographic mastermind and inventor of the Digital Signature Algorithm, DSA.
Liquidity on the exchange is provided by Huobi and other platforms, market making by GSR – as used by top 5 market capped coins, Ledger provides hardware wallet support, and TLDR, an advisory firm that builds companies and infrastructure for the new token economy, is responsible for assisting and mentoring the core team to create ground-breaking technology systems.
For more information on Resistance: https://www.resistance.io.
Power Ledger to Bring Blockchain Energy Trading to West Australian Housing Developments
Power Ledger will provide the blockchain technology to enable energy trading at new housing developments in Western Australia.
Under a deal announced Wednesday the energy-focused startup will install its platform across 10 residential estates being built in the Perth metropolitan area by local property developer Nicheliving.
A joint venture between Connected Communities Energy and Nicheliving, the energy trading project will see Power Ledger’s blockchain platform implemented in Nicheliving’s flagship “Sky Homes” and future housing over the next three years.
“Nicheliving is the largest medium density developer in Western Australia to deliver blockchain technology to manage energy delivery and trading”, said Jemma Green, co-founder and chairman at Power Ledger, in a press release.
“We’re seeing an emerging trend of project developers considering more low-cost and low-carbon energy supplies during the design phase of their projects. Power Ledger’s platform incentivizes homeowners to invest in solar energy infrastructure”, Green added.
Power Ledger said the initiative will kick off with 62 Sky Home apartments based in Inglewood, Perth, that will feature an embedded electricity network with solar and a storage microgrid. It will leveraging blockchain technology to stimulate a local renewable energy market.
“Power Ledger’s technology enables homeowners to lower their daily energy costs and unlock a new revenue stream by monetizing excess solar energy and reducing their reliance on fossil-fuel sourced power”, Nicheliving’s managing director, Ronnie Michel-Elhaj, said.