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Highlights

  • Listing on Binance
  • Binance Community Coin Vote Winner!
  • 10 AMAs Completed
  • NETNIC Sign Commercial Contract for nCDN
  • NKN releases new Mainnet v1.1.1-beta
  • New Videos available on NKN YouTube Channel
  • T-Rex Runner Game
  • Anniversary for nknX

Mainnet technical development updates

Latest Mainnet Stats October 14th, 2019:

🌐 46 countries

🏭 238 ISPs or cloud providers

💻 19,042 full consensus nodes

📀 1 new release


NKN mainnet code development progress over the last two weeks is mainly reflected in nkn, nkn-mining, nkn-sdk-go, tuna, nkn-shell-daemon, t-rex-runner repositories and different branches.

  • Pull Request: 14
  • Commits: 37

The latest stable release for mainnet is v1.1.1-beta

(https://github.com/nknorg/nkn/releases )

NKN releases new Mainnet v1.1.1-beta

On Oct 14th, NKN released Mainnet v1.1.1-beta. This is a major release that introduced various features, security updates, and performance optimization. Upgrading to this release is highly recommended due to the security update. Older node versions might be deprecated to accelerate the upgrade process.

Mainnet v1.1.1-beta highlights:

  • [BETA] Chain DB size reduction. There is now an option to enable state pruning that can greatly reduce ChainDB size by removing unused states. This feature is currently in Beta and not enabled by default. You can enable it by setting StatePruningMode to “lowmem” in config.json, or start nknd with — pruning lowmem argument.
  • Implement random sampling neighbors in voting and gossip
  • Add block verification when syncing and persisting blocks
  • Implement multicast and compression protocol
  • Fix the bug that nanopay txn not in txpool gets removed
  • Fix the bug that nknc return code is not correct

Listing on Binance


NKN has now been listed on Binance as of Oct 11th and is open for trading NKN/BNB, NKN/BTC and NKN/USDT pairs. Please see Binance for details. When Binance? The answer is now!

Binance Community Coin Vote Winner!


On Oct 10th, NKN was announced as the winner of the Binance Community Coin Competition. This was an exciting conclusion of a 10 day campaign which featured the entire NKN Core team participating in 10 Binance and NKN AMAs over 36 hours, as well as endorsements from partner companies, KOLs, and more.

Thanks to our strong, supportive community as well as everyone that voted for NKN in the Binance Community Vote! We are truly honored.

10 AMAs Completed


During the period leading up to the Binance Community Coin Vote on October 10th, The NKN Core team completed 10 different Binance and NKN AMAs over the course of 36 hours. The AMAs addressed binance community groups from all over the world, including English, Chinese, Russian/Ukrainian, Turkish, Vietnamese, Indonesia, India groups.

NKN in partnership with Binance also awarded select participants in the AMAs with rewards. There were over 4,000 winners across 8 Binance telegram groups, and the rewards range from 14.5 NKN to 5,625 NKN. Congratulations to all the winners!

NETNIC Sign Commercial Contract for nCDN


NKN is thrilled to announce the signing of a commercial contract with NETNIC for NKN’s Content Delivery Service, nCDN. NETNIC provides application centric cloud solutions for enterprise customers and is the largest value added reseller for Baidu cloud and for Tencent Cloud in Northern China. By working together with NKN, NETNIC can continue to improve its content delivery services for its clientele of more than 100,000 enterprise customers.

New Videos available on NKN YouTube Channel


On October 3rd, we published 2 new updated videos covering an introduction to NKN for the broader community. This includes both a short 1 minute version as well as longer 3 minute version. The videos cover NKN’s vision, network, technology, and products. Take a look for yourself, and make sure to like and subscribe to our YouTube Channel for more great videos like these.

NKN Introduction — Short — 1 minute introduction to NKN

NKN Introduction — Long — 3 minute introduction to NKN

In addition, we uploaded the entire NKN Community Video AMA which took place on October 9th, 2019.

Community contributions

T-Rex Runner Game


Thanks to the suggestion of community member Krisma, we created a fun mini game using the NKN client, nCDN service, and the Chrome t-rex runner game. This web game that works on both desktop and mobile phone using Chrome/Firefox browser. Best of all, its multi-player so you can challenge your friends on-line!

Anniversary for nknX

First code commit by nknx.org on October 1st, 2018

nknx.org 1 year later, October 1st, 2019

Congratulations to Chris, Andrew and Sam from the nknX team for their 1 year anniversary of the first commit of nknX. nknX has become an important community tool to help miners install and monitor their nodes as well as manage their mining wallets and mining rewards. Thanks again to the nknX team for their continued support of NKN!

About NKN

NKN is the new kind of P2P network connectivity protocol & ecosystem powered by a novel public blockchain. We use economic incentives to motivate Internet users to share network connection and utilize unused bandwidth. NKN’s open, efficient, and robust networking infrastructure enables application developers to build the decentralized Internet so everyone can enjoy secure, low cost, and universally accessible connectivity.


Home: https://nkn.org/

Email: contact@nkn.org

Telegram: https://t.me/nknorg

Twitter: https://twitter.com/NKN_ORG

Forum: https://forum.nkn.org

Medium: https://medium.com/nknetwork

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/nknetwork/

Github: https://github.com/nknorg

Discord: https://discord.gg/yVCWmkC

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/NKNORG