Events

ArcBlock: We are building new partnerships every week, and growing our enterprise and government connections

ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A 11/21/2018 On November 21st, the fifteenth ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A took place in the Telegram group. The conversation between CEO Robert Mao and ArcBlock’s community members is as follows: Q1: Hi, Robert. Are there any new partnerships for ArcBlock to announce? Yes! We’re currently announcing new partners at the rate of almost one per week, with many weeks of announcements left to go. On the marketing and operations side, we have launched a new campaign called “2019: A Blockchain Odyssey.

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ArcBlocks Presents A Blockchain Odyssey Technical Session for Microsoft Research in Beijing, China

ArcBlock’s A Blockchain Odyssey Technical Series will conclude with it’s third stop on November 20, 2018 at the Microsoft Garage in Beijing, China. The session is being hosted by Microsoft Research further demonstrating continued partnership between ArcBlock and Microsoft to create, support and deploy blockchain-enabled services to their clients. Similar to previous events, the technical presentation will be lead by ArcBlock’s Vice President of Engineering Tyr Chen. The four hour presentation will focus on several key topics From ArcBlock’s Hitchhikers Guide to Blockchain including:

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ArcBlock Participates in TechCrunch's Blockchain Hackathon in Shenzhen, China

ArcBlock participated and was a sponsor at this weekends blockchain hackathon at the Shenzhen Bay Eco-Technology Park in Shenzhen, China. Shenzhen is known as the hardware capital of the world, but this weekend the focus changed to building DApps and blockchain-enabled services using ArcBlock’s development platform and blockchain-ready OCAP Playground. In addition to ArcBlock, several other blockchain companies were in attendance including the ever-popular Cryptokitties. Similar to previous events, the event was free and each team was given 24-hours to build their app and then present it to their peers and a panel of industry experts to decide on the winners.

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ArcBlock: We are beginning to share our tech training with a broader audience

ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A 10/17/2018 On October 17th, the fourteenth ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A took place in the Telegram group. The conversation between VP of Engineering Tyr Chen and ArcBlock’s community members is as follows: Q:When will the giftcard app be released? Tyr: We have deployed the authentication and account systems that will validate token holders, provide advanced functionality for OCAP. The development of the giftcard app will resume soon after we support these capabilities on OCAP.

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ArcBlock Participates in Crypto Seattle's Meetup in Seattle, WA

ArcBlock in Crypto Seattle’s Meetup - Beyond Ethereum: Demystifying DApps and Problems Preventing Mass Adoption of Blockchain - on October 15 in downtown Seattle, WA. The event was cohosted with industry partner QuarkChain, which brought together two of blockchains leading thought leaders - Qi Zhou, CEO of QuarkChain and Robert Mao, CEO of ArcBlock. The meetup discussions focused on recognition that Blockchain is a disruptive and a rapidly growing technology that has the potential to transform many industries.

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ArcBlock CEO Speaks at the Hyperledger Member Summit Conference in Montreal, Canada

ArcBlock is attending the Hyperledger Member Summit and represents the premier event of the year for the Hyperledger community by bringing together users, developers, businesses and stakeholders to learn and collaborate with each other. The summit is covers both technical and business topics including foundation announcements important to the community. The most significant news of the event is that the EEA (Enterprise Ethereum Alliance) and Hyperledger have officially partnered together and agreed to collaborate on bringing common standards to the blockchain space and cross-pollinate a wider open-source community.

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ArcBlock CEO Speaks at the HacktheMACHINE Hackathon in Seattle, WA

CEO and Founder of ArcBlock, Robert Mao, lead a blockchain session for U.S. Navy Executives during one of several invite only HacktheMACHINE Designer sessions focused on bringing new and innovative technologies to the U.S. Navy. During the session, Robert spoke at length on the history of blockchain and introduced the core concepts behind blockchain 3.0 and how the U.S. Navy can benefit from the new generation of blockchain services. During the session, executives were given an in-depth look at the core fundamental of blockchain including the basic tenants of a smart contract, and when to use blockchain during the system design process.

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News: ArcBlock is Attending HacktheMACHINE Hackathon in Seattle, WA

ArcBlock is attending the U.S. Navy’s innovative Hackthemachine Hackathon in Seattle, WA running from September 21 - 23, 2018. Hackthemachine is designed around the Navy’s digital experience system and is presented by the Naval Sea Systems Command. During HacktheMACHINE Seattle, participants will get hand-on experience focusing on specific digital challenges confronting the U.S. Navy including use of equipment and data that has never been publically shared. The goal of HacktheMACHINE is to create meaningful conversations around innovation, maritime security and creating a positive impact on the world that will help the Navy’s thinking around cybersecurity, machine learning and rapid prototyping.

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ArcBlock: Our plan is to first release an API service for our programmable token

ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A 9/19/2018 On September 19th, the thirteenth ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A took place in the Telegram group. The conversation between CEO Robert Mao and ArcBlock’s community members is as follows: Q:Have you decided the consensus protocol? Is it Algorand? As you might know, Algorand published their white papers without the details of the random generator algorithm (which is critical to Algorand as a whole), and they have started their own company to implement these details.

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ArcBlock Hosts Successful Hackathon Event in Beijing, China

Beijing hackers show their brainpower by creating 11 DApps in 6 hours ArcBlock held it’s first hackathon in Asia hosting an event in downtown Beijing. The event was very successful with more than 10 teams competing and 60+ competitors from leading companies throughout Beijing. “We are both excited and happy to be hosting our first hackathon event in Beijing. The DApps that were created during the event surpassed our expectations, and the feedback we received was very positive.

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