February 17th, 2020

Featured in this news update:

– LiskHQ launches Betanet 3.0
– Lisk Foundation’s Financial Update (January)
– Moosty announces a new Lisk-based DEX
– LQuiz, a game to reward correct answers
– Lisk ranked 3rd in CryptoMiso 3-month activity report
– Delegates’ overview and #HeroesNotZeros


LiskHQ launches Betanet 3.0
Lisk BFT consensus has been implemented in Lisk SDK 3.0.2 and LiskHQ has already started the development of Lisk SDK 4.0.0, which implements the Network Economics and Network Consensus phases (a new dynamic fee system and a new DPoS consensus algorithm).
Read our dedicated article:
LiskHQ launches Betanet 3.0 and Changes Lisk Core’s Roadmap to Speed up Development


Lisk Foundation’s Financial Update (January)
According to the report, the Foundation holds € 4.5 million and CHF 2.1 million. In addition, there are 2,776 BTC, 62,000 GBYTE and 8.9 million LSK. This means that the total assets held correspond to about $ 50 million.
In January the Lisk Foundation received € 860,000+ from the Lightcurve GmbH due to old open receivables and approximately € 950,000 will be transferred back to the Lisk Foundation this February for the same reason. In addition, the Foundation invested CHF 1 million into a fund managed by one of the banks the Lisk Foundation has a bank account at.
In relation to the monthly expenses, the picture below summarizes the costs linked with each department:


Moosty announces a new Lisk-based DEX
Mercatox Network is a decentralized exchange that allows Atomic Swap between a Lisk SDK-based blockchain application and Bitcoin, Ethereum or any other Lisk SDK based blockchain. It will be possible to send tokens to a hash time locked contract, using the custom transaction HTLC-transaction, that functions as a interoperability option to transfer tokens between different blockchain applications. The team plans to release it in about 3 months.
Read how it works.


LQuiz, a game to reward correct answers
Japanese Lisk community member ys_mdmg is developing LQuiz, a PoC blockchain application built with the Lisk SDK, that allows users to receive a token-based reward when they correctly answer to listed questions.
Demo: https://lquiz.ysdev.work/open-question


Lisk ranked 3rd in CryptoMiso 3-month activity report


Delegates’ overview and #HeroesNotZeros
According to LiskMonitor, this week Elite gained globally 300 million LSK and GDT +220 million LSK. This is due to the fact that Binance, a cold wallet with 5.3 million LSK, voted for the top 101 (maybe to enable staking service on Binance?) . Gym and liskpoland.pl reached a forging position.
At individual level, the biggest individual losses came up for iii.element.iii [-3.1M], adrianhunter [-2.7M], joo5ty [-3.3M], lwyrup [-3.1M], crodam [-2.2M], zy1349 [-3.2M], philhelmuth [-2.8M], liberspirita [-2.4M] and carolina [-2M].
The most voted delegates are: all the top 101,jong [+3.5M], minions [+3.4M],  and liskapan [+3.5M].
It is still possible to receive 2 free LSK, exploiting the 1 LSK refund by GDT here and the 1LSK refund by minions (if you vote the “Heroes” list, no action required).
Read more about the campaign #HeroesNotZeros in the dedicated article: “Heroes Not Zeroes: the Campaign to Push Deserving Delegates

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