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Maly Ly Maly Ly May 28, 2020
May 28, 2020

The Akashian Challenge Phase 1: Cygni Release Announcement

Quick facts about The Akashian Challenge Incentivized Testnet: 211 Teams 99 Active Validators (for 64 spots at Mainnet) #2 Largest Testnet in the Cosmos Hub (after Game of Stakes) #2 Largest Testnet after Ethereum 2.0 Earlier this week, we conducted a testnet reboot to Centauri 2 and resolved upgrade module issues in the last version

Michael Gushansky Michael Gushansky May 20, 2020
May 20, 2020

The Akashian Challenge Live Stream: This Friday May 22nd

When: Friday, 5/22 4PM UTC: 9AM PSTHosts: Greg Osuri, Jack ZampolinDuration: 30 minHow to Access: Live stream link The Live Stream Event_____ We’re into the third week of The Akashian Challenge, our incentivized testnet. 211 teams and 91 active validators are vying for 3,000,000 AKT total rewards and 64 validator spots for Mainnet–the competition is

Maly Ly Maly Ly May 18, 2020
May 18, 2020

The Akashian Challenge Phase 1: Eridani Release Announcement

With 211 Teams and 91 Active Validators (for 64 spots at Mainnet), The Akashian Challenge is now the largest testnet in the Cosmos hub since Cosmos’ Game of Stakes. Last week, our testnet withstood an AWS outage that brought down the centralized cloud (and internet). It also weathered a massive zero fee transaction attack. You

Greg Osuri Greg Osuri May 15, 2020
May 15, 2020

The Unstoppable Update: May 2020

We’ve witnessed how our centralized systems, organizations, and governments were slow to coordinate and share life-saving information during the pandemic. We’re seeing more of the ways we connect and collaborate move to the cloud. More than ever, we need a decentralized, permissionless, and open cloud where people become participants, and not just users.  As we

Maly Ly Maly Ly May 13, 2020
May 13, 2020

Introducing Artur Troian: Senior Software Engineer

“I’m excited to join Akash to help achieve 100% utilization of all cloud compute resources around the world.” Our vision is to enable architects and builders of the internet greater freedom to improve the human experience. This week, we’re excited to welcome an incredibly talented architect and builder, Artur Troian, to our team. Artur is known

Maly Ly Maly Ly May 12, 2020
May 12, 2020

The Unstoppable Cloud Partner Profile: Forbole

“Start at any time. We are all learning and developing something new for the next generation, so never think that you are too late.” – Kwun Yeung, Cofounder Forbole We’ve been fortunate to partner with leading companies and teams who share our vision for an open, safe, and unstoppable cloud that enables the creators of the

Maly Ly Maly Ly May 11, 2020
May 11, 2020

The Akashian Challenge Phase 1: Sirius Release Update

Last Friday, May 8th, The Akashian Challenge incentivized testnet reached instant consensus and went live at 1600 UTC with 99 genesis validators!  Congratulations to our validators, and thank you to participants of the Challenge! Our good friends at Vitwit and The Big Dipper made us block explorers–check them out to track our progress: Vitwit: Akash

Michael Gushansky Michael Gushansky May 5, 2020
May 5, 2020

The Akashian Challenge Phase 1: Centauri Release Update

With 185 registrants from around the world and 3,000,000 AKT at stake, The Akashian Challenge Phase 1 is underway!  Registration is still open, and you can get started if you’ve already registered. A reminder that Phase 1 is made up of four week-long stages with different objectives. You can earn tokens by completing missions related

Maly Ly Maly Ly May 4, 2020
May 4, 2020

Introducing Josh Roppo: Senior Software Engineer

“In the long arc of innovation, thriving technology always enables choice, connections, and new problems worth solving. I’m excited to join Akash for the opportunity to add decentralized choice to the increasingly centralized cloud computing world.” To build the future of the cloud, Akash requires incredibly talented and experienced builders. After a thoughtful and careful

Maly Ly Maly Ly Apr 30, 2020
Apr 30, 2020

The Akashian Challenge Incentivized Testnet LIVE

It’s ON!  We’re excited to announce the launch of The Akashian Challenge Phase 1: Node Operations today. Phase 1 is the start of our three phase incentivized testnet challenge that will take place over the next eight weeks, with 3,000,000 Akash Tokens (AKT) at stake, and special prizes like our Akash Supermini. Use your technical