We’re happy to report that Confio completed the Cosmos hierarchical deterministic (HD) key derivation spec. This is a proposal to change the way keys are generated within the Cosmos ecosystem.

HD wallets allow you to generate public and private keys for multiple blockchains with one single mnemonic seed phrase. Following…

The Interchain Foundation and BlockScience are pleased to announce a partnership to bring robust complex systems engineering to the Cosmos stack.

To date, the Interchain Foundation has made significant investments in the correctness of core Cosmos components, including formal verification and model-based testing of the Tendermint consensus protocol and light…

The Interchain Foundation is excited to announce that Tess Rinearson has joined the Foundation as a Council member. She is the newest member since the addition of Brian Crain and Fernando Pedone in 2020.

Jae Kwon announced his intention to retire from the position of president of the ICF to…

Our first quarter of funding proposals closed submissions on February 14th, 2021. We reviewed the applications internally and compiled the proposals recommended by the Board of Management. These were included with comments from the Technical Advisory Board and submitted to the Foundation Council for approval. …

The Interchain Foundation (ICF) is delighted to announce the publication of key financial figures and funding activity for the first quarter of 2021. The Foundation maintains a very professional and conservative asset management approach which ensures sustainable capital deployment for the Cosmos project for many more years to come. …

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IBC token transfers enabled!

Tonight IBC token transfers are now enabled on the Cosmos Hub. After years of R&D, moving tokens and other information securely across chains is now possible. Also, Keplr wallet’s IBC transfer support is now available! Congratulations to the core teams at…

It’s that time again. Here’s a brief summary of what’s going on in the Cosmos.

Keplr

Keplr wallet is seeing strong user growth, now with well over 20,000 installs. …

Note: The Cosmos ecosystem is constantly growing and expanding. This article’s content is now outdated. For the latest content, see https://cosmos.network/.

ICF Update — March 1st

Developer Adoption Working Group; Interchain Accounts; Solo Machine vs. Proof of Authority; Off-chain Oracle Module; Chain Name Service; Atlas Node Discovery; Welcome Charly Fei! Alan Dart Extension; Cosmos SDK Audit; Cosmjs maintenance; Thank you Jae Kwon;

It’s that time again, for the Interchain Foundation’s bi-weekly update. We’re a few days late, but will aim to release these every other Thursday as consistently as possible.

In…

Ethan Buchman & Sam Hart

Blockchains are Cities

Blockchains are virtual cities: districts of economic and cultural exchange, where common infrastructure gives rise to a mutual sense of place and a shared social fabric.

Bitcoin is a city. The original application-specific chain. Despite its minimal feature set, Bitcoin is surrounded by a rich…

EthDenver Interoperability Panel; WenChang launched by Bianjie on BSN; Confio begins work on TypeScript Relayer; UX Working Group Updates;

Welcome to the eleventh edition of our bi-weekly update! We’ll be using this space to highlight some of the exciting activities that took place at the Interchain Foundation over the last two weeks. …

Interchain Foundation

The ICF (https://interchain.io/) is the Swiss foundation funding and pushing the frontiers of blockchain-related infrastructure.

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