News

Very brief headline items only, with links to each announcement, usually on Bitcointalk as a permanent record.

2018

  • Jul 27: Version 2.4.2 released, includes full backup and restore for iOS[1]
  • Jul 16: Version 2.4.1 released, a bugfix to handle the causes of the network crash July 13-15
  • Jul 12: Wallet version 2.4 released. Includes sending money to Steem username and spending unconfirmed funds[2]
  • Jul 10: General Roadmap published, including funding for 18 months using one third of undistributed funds[3]
  • Jul 2: Apple finally approved Byteball wallet for their iOS App Store[4]
  • Jun 23: Wallet version 2.3 released. Includes sending blackbytes as textcoins[5]
  • Jun 7: Added team member Valerius Coppens (@Suirelav) as Head of Marketing and Strategy Development[6]
  • May 29: Added Private Chat Room bot to the Bot Store[7]
  • May 28: Added Exchange Bot for Dual-Chain Tokens to the Bot Store[8]
  • May 26: Added Milan Horvarth to the team as Community Manager[9]
  • May 11: Added team members Elena Tairova (Communications/PR) and Luke Angell (Partnerships/Events)[10]
  • May 8: Added @usb.ve (Simón Bolívar University, Venezuela) as white-listed email domain for attestation[11]
  • May 8: Announced first Byteball Use-a-Thon, at Simón Bolívar University in Caracas, Venezuela[12]
  • Apr 26: Added World Community Grid linking bot to the Bot Store[13]
  • Apr 20: Added Accredited investor attestation bot to the Bot Store[14]
  • Apr 12: Added "Buy Bytes with Visa or Mastercard" bot to the Bot Store[15]
  • Apr 4: Paul Murray (@byteballjesus) added to team as Head of Digital Content[16]
  • Mar 26: Launching a Telegram quiz bot that rewards a pass with $5 in Bytes[17]
  • Mar 23: Exchange bot for ICOs added to the Bot Store[18]
  • Mar 20: Wallet version 2.2 released. Includes sending funds to multi-addresses and directly to attested emails[19]
  • Feb 18: March 2 and future airdrops terminated[20]
  • Feb 15: SilentNotary ICO added to Bot Store[21]
  • Jan 26: Free fun-coins faucet added to Bot Store[22]
  • Jan 18: Byteball partners with Jumio to offer secure identity verification, which can be linked to a Byteball address and used on demand[23]
  • Jan 13: 1000 x $10 in textcoin to go to World Crypto Economic Forum attendees[24]
  • Jan 13: Eli Taranto now onboard as PR and Marketing director.[25]
  • Jan 8: How to mass send textcoins using MailChimp.[26]
  • Jan 7: First name-registry recognized by the main hub. Reg policy.[27]
  • Jan 7: Our ICO bot now supports BTC and ETH.[28]
  • Jan 3: CFD Trading (Trustful) bot added to bot store.[29]
  • Jan 3: Wallet version 2.1 released.[30]

2017

  • Dec 14: Textcoins enabled in server-side wallets for bulk emails.[31]
  • Dec 9: Wallet version 2.0 released.[32]
  • Nov 21: Sports Oracle now supports UFC.[33]
  • Nov 14: Byteball-Altcoin Exchange Bot added to Bot Store[34]
  • Nov 11: Wallet version 1.11.3 released[35]
  • Nov 3: First real-world project with ICO on platform: TitanCoin[36]
  • Oct 18: Wallet version 1.11.0 released[37]
  • Oct 2: LuckyBytes lottery bot added to Bot Store[38]
  • Sep 29: Sports Betting bot added to Bot Store[39]
  • Sep 7: Slice&Dice MUD game bot added to Bot Store[40]
  • Sep 5: First Cashback merchants added[41]
  • Aug 27: Buy Blackbytes bot added to Bot Store[42]
  • Aug 25: Sports Oracle now supports MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL and soccer[43]
  • Aug 23: Wallet version 1.10.1 released[44]
  • Aug 23: Cashback API for merchants is ready[45]
  • Aug 7: Cashback program launched[46]
  • Aug 1: Wallet version 1.10.0 released[47]
  • Jul 29: Flight Delay Insurance bot added to Bot Store[48]
  • Jun 30: Wallet version 1.9.1 released[49]
  • Jun 22: Grants program launched[50]
  • Jun 5: Rosie chatbot added to Bot Store[51]
  • Jun 1: Bot Store launched[52]
  • Jun 1: Wallet version 1.9.0 released[53]
  • May 28: Crowdin now used for wallet translations[54]
  • May 19: Sports oracle P2P betting on soccer launched in Bot Store[55]
  • Apr 26: P2P insurance on smart contracts launched[56]
  • Apr 18: Wallet version 1.8 released[57]
  • Apr 7: P2P gambling using smart contracts launched[58]
  • Apr 5: Wallet version 1.7 released[59]
  • Mar 18: Binding payments to oracle-posted events launched[60]
  • Mar 18: Wallet version 1.6 released[61]
  • Mar 6: Wallet version 1.5 released[62]
  • Feb 22: Wallet version 1.4 released[63]
  • Feb 11: Wallet version 1.3 released[64]
  • Feb 10: Chinese WeChat group "Byteball 中国" launched[65]
  • Feb 3: Transaction Explorer now shows all blackbyte details as only "Hidden Payments"[66]
  • Feb 3: Wallet version 1.2 released[67]
  • Jan 19: Wallet version 1.1 released[68]
  • Jan 17: Byte-BTC Exchange bot now live[69]

2016

  • Dec 25: Live network launched. Wallet version 1.0[70]

External links

References

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  2. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1608859.msg42049495#msg42049495
  3. https://medium.com/byteball/the-future-of-byteball-the-byteball-foundation-cca9d495bf46
  4. https://medium.com/byteball/long-awaited-news-the-byteball-wallet-is-now-available-for-download-from-the-apple-app-store-ca762e817b7c
  5. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1608859.msg40698998#msg40698998
  6. https://medium.com/byteball/setting-the-course-for-real-world-adoption-head-of-marketing-and-strategy-development-joins-the-e7e653a07c4
  7. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1608859.msg38902178#msg38902178
  8. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1608859.msg38743714#msg38743714
  9. https://medium.com/@byteballjesus/byteball-speaking-at-blockshow-europe-berlin-may-28-29-7018f4cec8b5
  10. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1608859.msg36952353#msg36952353
  11. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1608859.msg36719898#msg36719898
  12. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1608859.msg36719898#msg36719898
  13. https://medium.com/byteball/computing-for-good-again-3795336bdaed
  14. https://medium.com/byteball/attestation-of-accredited-investors-d4a8dabf683b
  15. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1608859.msg34561216#msg34561216
  16. https://medium.com/@Suirelav/byteball-whats-happening-april-2018-ddf5018bac23
  17. https://medium.com/byteball/money-for-knowledge-distribution-via-telegram-quiz-bot-2dd400e22997
  18. https://medium.com/byteball/byteball-exchange-bot-78c8154f4e6a
  19. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1608859.msg32784549#msg32784549
  20. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1608859.msg30564528#msg30564528
  21. https://twitter.com/ByteballOrg/status/964267908879781888
  22. https://twitter.com/slackjore/status/957355056235499520
  23. https://medium.com/byteball/bringing-identity-to-crypto-b35964feee8e
  24. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1608859.msg28047149#msg28047149
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  26. https://medium.com/byteball-help/using-mailchimp-to-mass-send-payments-as-textcoins-5c1db06342e3
  27. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1608859.msg27668314#msg27668314
  28. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1608859.msg27619698#msg27619698
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  50. https://medium.com/byteball/byteball-grants-program-906a71b93d3c
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