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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: 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: Our public communications have improved to the point where most technical questions have been answered

ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A 8/22/2018 On August 22nd, the twelfth 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: What news do you have for us? We have made good progress in the last couple weeks: Our second internal hackathon is coming up this weekend. For those who can’t make it to the hackathon but are interested in participating, here is a short primer: https://support.

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ArcBlock: Successful hackathon will make ArcBlock a great blockchain application development platform

ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A 8/8/2018 On August 8th, the eleventh 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: Robert: Last weekend, we hosted an invitation-only hackathon in our Seattle office. About 12 engineers from the Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Expedia participated. In one day, they built five projects on ArcBlock’s platform: A mobile block explorer built with React Native that runs on iOS and Android.

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ArcBlock: Community Technical Q&A

ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A 8/1/2018 On August 1st, the tenth 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: Has Arcblock made any progress in implementing Algorand? Is Algorand still the plan? For months, we’ve only heard about OCAP, which at this point is just an abstraction. What’s going on with the Algorand consensus?

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ArcBlock: We’re on track with the roadmap, and hackathons will begin soon

ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A 7/25/2018 On July 25th, the ninth 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: I would like a breakdown of the required hardware needed for hosting nodes for the ArcBlock network: how it works, how much it costs and how much return profit to expect on ABT.

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ArcBlock: Weekly engineering reports are now available to update the community on our progress

ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A 7/18/2018 On July 18th, the eighth ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A took place in the Telegram group. To kick things off, Robert Mao shared some exclusive breaking news with our community. Robert: Hi, everyone. It’s weekly Q&A time again. As we mentioned last week, we will start to make our work more transparent by providing a detailed engineering report weekly. That way, even though some of our projects are not yet ready for publishing and open source, the community can still keep track of our progress.

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ArcBlock: Building solid products to make a difference for the blockchain ecosystem

ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A 7/11/2018 On July 11th, ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A resumed for its seventh round. The conversation between CEO Robert Mao and ArcBlock’s community members is as follows: Hi, everyone, we’re back for another weekly Q&A. We skipped last two weeks’ Q&A because we were on tour in Asia. The latest news is that we released a public beta version of OCAP Playground last month. It is available at https://ocap.

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ArcBlock: We’re days away from the OCAP Playground public beta release

ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A 6/20/2018 On June 20th, ArcBlock held the sixth Community Technical Q&A event. The excepts from conversation between CEO Robert Mao and ArcBlock’s community members are as follows. Before the Q&A session, Robert released a preview video of OCAP Playground. He had this to say: As you can see, we can finally say that we are releasing OCAP Playground, our first ArcBlock app, this month.

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ArcBlock: Our first public beta of OCAP Playground will be released soon

ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A 6/13/2018 On June 13th, ArcBlock held the fifth Community Technical Q&A event. The excepts from conversation between CEO Robert and ArcBlock’s community members are as follows. Q: How does ArcBlock solve the performance issues of cross-chain transactions through the blocklet? The blocklet would still need to wait until a certain number of confirmations succeed for a valid transaction before it sends confirmation to the user that the payment went through.

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