IOG announces new blockchain to protect data and safeguard technology freedoms
18 November 2022 4 mins read
- Data protection-based blockchain, Midnight, will protect sensitive commercial and personal data
- Industry-first platform aims to safeguard users’ fundamental freedoms to speak, interact and share information securely
- Platform is designed for developers to build and deploy rule-based confidentiality DApps using a variety of programing languages, starting with Typescript
Edinburgh, UK, November 18, 2022: Input Output Global, Inc. (IOG), a leading blockchain research and developer, has revealed that it is creating a data protection-based platform to allow users to operate more freely and securely by safeguarding sensitive personal…
The University of Edinburgh and IOG introduce the Edinburgh Decentralization Index
18 November 2022 2 mins read
Networks are often structured as centralized, distributed, or decentralized. A decentralized network’s security increases as the number of participants increases. The same outcome cannot be achieved on centralized or distributed networks.
With most blockchains claiming to be decentralized, it is hard to determine each claim’s validity. Any assertion of decentralization remains…
What IOG has delivered for Cardano
Cardano’s development is guided by a methodical, research-based, and deliberate approach to innovation. Over five development phases, IOG introduced innovations, new functionality, and novel features, with each phase building upon the previous phase's achievements
18 November 2022 11 mins read
This paper has been written by Fernando Sanchez and Olga Hryniuk with input from all IOG teams.
Toil without song is like a weary journey without an end
The development of the Cardano blockchain is guided by a methodical, research-based, and deliberate approach to innovation. Since Cardano’s first iteration as a federated network of just seven nodes, Input Output…
ZK-Lab – investigating the foundations of zero-knowledge proofs
ZK-Lab is a sister lab to the Edinburgh Blockchain Technology Laboratories collaborating with IOG on the delivery of high-assurance blockchain solutions
18 November 2022 3 mins read
As a leading blockchain research and development company, Input Output Global, Inc. (IOG) cooperates with top universities and research hubs to investigate distributed technology and deliver secure blockchain solutions.
A recent post discussed how IOG established a network of institutions and laboratories committed to the investigation of blockchain technology based on…
Hydra for Payments – introducing developer tooling to unlock micropayments on Cardano
A guest blog post by the Obsidian Systems Hydra team
10 November 2022 6 mins read
IOG is collaborating with the Obsidian Systems team to drive the development of use cases based on the Hydra Head protocol. Hydra for Payments is one such use case.
Scalability is key to ensuring that a blockchain can process millions of transactions without large increases in fees and transaction settlement times. Addressing scalability issues was one of the founding principles of Cardano and is the focus of the Basho…