Flamingo Finance launched its voting module and opened the first Flamingo Improvement Proposal. The FIP asked voters to decide if 20,000 GAS accumulated from NEO locked in the nNEO contract should be used as a prize pool in a Perp trading contest. The vote ended at block height 6,576,571 with approximately 1.63 million FLM used to vote against, to 1.11 million FLM in favor of the proposal.
Neo Global Development Seattle (now Enterprise) lead, John deVadoss, introduced fractal debugging, a multi-pronged approach to support debugging in transactions, even across complex cross-chain or off-chain execution scenarios. The new approach makes use of message tracing, log analysis, visualization and the previously released time-travel debugging functionality. In addition to fractal debugging’s first stage of implementation, NGD Enterprise also began rolling out debugging for oracles.
NGD Ecosystem Growth manager, Denis Suslov, participated in a joint webinar with Moonstake entitled The future of blockchain: The Case for Neo3.
Poly Network tech lead, Tan Yuan, delivered an online training course for broader China, that taught users how to access the interoperability protocol via Blockchain-based Service Network.
NNT Catch Up
Neo News Today hosted NeoResearch co-founder, Igor Coelho, on the NNT podcast. Discussion topics included Coelho’s invitation to the government established Brazilian Committee for Blockchain, Neo-based grants for university students, Neo3, and much more.
In the interview, Coelho discussed how NeoResearch is preparing to grant the first Neo-oriented scholarship to a graduate student in Brazil’s university system. He talked about the scholarship creation process and hoped other blockchain entities in Brazilian universities can replicate it.
Neo News Today hosted Jay of SwitcheOG Secure Staking on the Know Your Validator series. The European team has significant experience working with blockchain networks, running RPC nodes for Neo and Phantasma, and a consensus node for APEX Network. In the interview, Jay discussed S3’s emphasis on empowering their delegators, encouraging them to use their voice instead of defaulting to S3’s proxy vote, and communicating with their community.
NEXT released its November 2020 monthly report highlighting the integration of multi-chain support for the web wallet and several developments around Neo3 preparation. Examples include deploying a Neo3 block browser, optimizing the NeoLine mobile and web wallet, plus more.
O3 Labs released its November 2020 monthly report highlighting the addition of support for ETH and BTC, establishing the O3 Labs Chinese Community, amassing more than 16,000 Twitter followers, virtual event participation, and more.
November 30th, Nash business development lead, Kellogg Fairbank, contributed an article to Alternatives Watch. The article discussed PayPal’s integrated support of cryptocurrencies and potential issues associated with custodial services.
December 1st, NeoLogin developer, Albert Acebron, announced the upcoming sunset of neo-PubSub, a Neo-based smart contract notification service. Acebron noted high costs associated with maintaining Neo nodes for shutting down the service and “the rise of alternatives such as neo-go.”
December 2nd, DeepBrain Chain released its fortnightly report that noted the addition of 400 GPUs to the network, growing its base to 16,000 network users, events attended, plus more.
December 3rd, Nash announced its first trading competition, Nash League, and will offer up to US $1 million in prizes. Participants can either compete individually or as part of a group. The trading competition begins at 12:00:01 am (UTC) on December 15th, 2020, and concludes at 11:59:59 pm on January 15th, 2021.
December 3rd, Nash partnered with Tuned, a cloud-based multi-exchange digital asset trading platform designed for quantitative traders and everyday investors. As part of the partnership, Tuned adopted and integrated Nash Link to allow merchants to accept digital assets from their customers without setting up a wallet.
December 4th, Switcheo node validator, Seraph Staking released an open-source Android phone app to help users stake SWTH.
December 4th, Nash increased its trading limits by 5x for Tier 0 users and 10x for KYC’ed customers. Now, Tier 0 users can trade up to $5,000, Tier 1 users up to $500,000, and Tier 2 users up to $2.5 million per day.
December 5th, Bridge Protocol announced that Switcheo paused the SWTH-BRDG market due to what appeared to be technical issues.
December 7th – 12th: Switcheo attending Singapore Fintech Festival.
December 9th – 12th: Neo SPCC to speak at SmartData data engineering conference.