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$ponsorships

✓ Untitled NFT Hackathon

xDai will be a main sponsor for the Untitled NFT Hackathon starting October 8

https://twitter.com/NFT_hack/status/1312049018751520768

✓ Double KickBack

xDai sponsoring the Double KickBack campaign to bring more users and easy onboarding to KickBack.

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1312076870129778698

🦋 Project Migrations

✓ POAP Proof of Attendance Protocol launches on xDai

https://medium.com/@poap/poap-ethereum-xdai-the-experiment-continues-301e08a472ff

✓ PrimeDAO v1 on xDai

https://twitter.com/PrimeDAO_/status/1311378345901338625

✓ Coinosis

https://twitter.com/coinosis/status/1310414784614084608

:tools: Tools

✓ xDai Faucet

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1311370868291858433

✓ Minerva Wallet

https://twitter.com/MinervaWallet/status/1311348643811729409

✓ DappQuery Data Visualization

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1310660623878025224

📰 Media & Presentations

✓ xDai Team presents at ENS Workshop

https://twitter.com/ensdomains/status/1311388161197568000

✓ Igor Interview with AltCoinBuzz

https://twitter.com/Altcoinbuzzio/status/1311529413729607680

✓ xMoons on CoinDesk & CoinTelegraph

https://www.coindesk.com/querk-reddit-moon-token-global-economy

https://cointelegraph.com/news/global-economy-saved-reddit-s-moon-token-has-a-2-64-septillion-market-cap

✓xMoon Composability Article

Explainer on buying MOONs for use on Reddit

🎨 Nifty.Ink Contest Winners

We ran a contest for some Nifty.Ink entries. Here are the winners

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**⚖️ Network Scalability Update**

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The following is a long form response to an unsophisticated exploit conducted on the xDai bridge, and steps we are taking to address this issue and xDai network scalability in general. Additional Weekly Updates appear following this post.

Over the past several months we’ve seen a huge increase in users, with dozens of teams moving over to xDai and asset transfers coming in at breathtaking speed! As a result, we are very busy addressing scalability issues related to this influx of new projects and users.

One consequence of our popularity is we are now attracting hackers intent on disrupting the network. Below we talk about a fresh attack, and some of the things we are doing to prevent future bad faith attacks as well steps we are taking to increase speed and network scalability.

Lessons from a Public Goods Exploit: Bridge Drain Attack

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Note: No user funds are or were at risk from this exploit - the following only relates to validator resources.

This week a black hat hacker decided to run a simple exploit which resulted in some losses for validator accounts on the bridge. Currently, bridge operations for the xDai -> Dai bridge are subsidized by the project to provide users with relief from high gas prices on Ethereum Network. In this attack, the hacker converted 1000 DAI to xDai then used a script to withdraw $10 at a time back to Ethereum, resulting in high gas fees for every withdrawal which were paid by bridge validators.

All user funds were safe during this incident, and it highlighted some known issues with the Dai -> xDai bridge, mainly that it operates with a trusted setup, a limited validator set, and subsidized fees. Adjustments were made to prevent further drains from this malicious actor and avoid similar types of exploits, which resulted in bridge issues for other honest users. While inconvenient, this attack helped our team propose some immediate adjustments (including fast tracking a more decentralized governance protocol!) and reprioritize some of our upcoming work to address potential future issues.

Governance Updates:

Bridge management is vital to reacting to different circumstances with the bridge, such as increased funds moving in, attacks, or any issues with the current bridge management set (governors). The 3/4 multisig is not robust enough to handle growing bridge usage, so we are implementing a Gnosis safe to simplify bridge management and include up to 11 governors to start. Governors are community members who have expressed a willingness to participate and 6/11 signatures will be required to enact a proposal assuming all 11 join. This group will also be able to adjust and extend the management set through a governance process. In addition, they can decide to upgrade the contracts and parameters (like fees, limits etc) as needed to respond to dynamic conditions. More on the process and governors: https://forum.poa.network/t/increase-number-of-participants-in-the-xdai-bridge-management-multsigs/3773

Bridge Limits:

Bridge limits were adjusted this week with the current governance set to allow for larger deposits and withdrawals, as well as increasing the amount for a single max and minimum withdrawal from the bridge. Bridge Limits: https://www.xdaichain.com/for-users/converting-xdai-via-bridge#dai-xdai-bridge-limits

Optimistic Bridge Priority:

As we can see there is a need for an additional trustless bridge solution. We have proposed an optimistic model and are currently receiving feedback and planning our implementation strategy. We have increased the prioritization for this task and will devote additional resources to push it forward more quickly. Learn more: https://ethresear.ch/t/optimistic-bridge-between-mainnet-and-a-pos-chain/7965

Addressing Increased Load:

In addition to attracting hackers, we also have many more users which are pushing the network and infrastructure in new ways. We are addressing these issues by adding more servers to the load balancers for RPC nodes and optimizing the bridge UI to decrease load on the load balancer. We will increase our monitoring and look to address loading issues proactively going forward.

We always maintain hope that future hackers will bring issues to us which can be worked with in a productive way for the network and the community as a whole rather than for attention or some other unknown motive. However, we realize this is unrealistic and will continue to be vigilant and hone and prepare our defenses in anticipation of the next attack.

🙏 Through this ordeal, we certainly appreciate our community response. Our bridge infrastructure, like everything in the blockchain ecosystem, is a work in progress. We are constantly working to fine tune, institute best practices and resolve issues as we find them. xDai is strong and only growing stronger, thanks to our community of supporters and detractors.

Weekly Updates - xDai Community

✓ STAKEhaus DAO

A DAO for and by the xDai Community. We provided support for the DAO to help get things kick started and more projects built on xDai!

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1308678488140984320

✓WIPmeetup Sponsorship

xDai sponsored this virtual crytpovoxels event

https://twitter.com/theWIPmeetup/status/1309141594268934146

:cut_of_meat: EasyStaking

✓ Round 3 distributions sent to Liquidity Providers

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1308480684621795330

📰 Press/Media

https://www.coindesk.com/market-wrap-bitcoin-drop-xdai-doubles-value-locked

✓ TVL on xDai rising "parabolically"

https://twitter.com/spencernoon/status/1308843560645648385?s=19

Project Updates

✓ Vocdoni secure voting platform migrates to xDai

https://twitter.com/vocdoni/status/1308654891431342080

✓ Shenanigan launches on xDai

https://twitter.com/She_Dapp/status/1307464518428028928

✓ Conviction voting on xDai

https://twitter.com/commonsstack/status/1308420793425158151

🎨 Design Contests

Two art contests are still ongoing - prizes for Nifty Ink and Twitter Banner designs:

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🤝 Integrations on xDai

🎉 2 Big Announcements this week!

✓ 🦉 Gnosis

Gnosis partnership announced! We're so excited for Gnosis to start deploying their entire tech stack on xDai and begin solving the Ethereum gas crisis.

https://blog.gnosis.pm/gnosis-protocol-and-xdai-partnership-1de0e48fb14b

✓ HOPR

The HOPR Network incentivized testnet is running on xDai. HOPR testnet participants will be the first to gain access to future ERC-20 HOPR tokens, which will be distributed with the HOPR mainnet launch in late 2020.

https://medium.com/hoprnet/hopr-partners-with-xdai-to-launch-incentivized-testnet-for-network-level-data-privacy-3503721d0374

🦋 Migrations

✅ Commons Stack & Conviction Voting

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1305601295995351046

✅ Reality Cards

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1305629707745005570

✅ 0xMonero

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1306350438841593856

✅ SablierHQ

https://twitter.com/santteegt/status/1306094916544745472

✅ EthicHub

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1306411298729668608

💻 Development News

✅ Round 2 Liquidity Pool Distributions

LP distributions went out to the top 100 liquidity pools. Distributions included those participating in SakeSwap.

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1305577600983605248

✅ WalletConnect Integration with EasyStaking

See our simple instructions for connecting your wallet to EasyStaking.

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1305935994282110977

✅ Unit Protocol using STAKE

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1305987400548511744

✅ Powerpool Gamma

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1305952699461120000

✅ Weenus Test Tokens on xDai

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1305606841016242176

🎨 Design Contests

Two art contests are still ongoing - prizes for Nifty Ink and Twitter Banner designs:

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:cut_of_meat: $STAKE Integrations

✓ Loopring Pay

Transfer STAKE on Loopring, a zk rollup platform for secure and fast transfers.

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1304452871547760643

✓ StakingRewards

STAKE listed on StakingRewards.com. Explore potential rewards for different EasyStaking and Liquidity Providing scenarios.

https://twitter.com/StakingRewards/status/1303357310731984897

✓ Coinomi Wallet

Coinomi wallet now supports STAKE.

https://twitter.com/CoinomiWallet/status/1302823910476447744

✓ Parachute ParJar wallet

The community came together to vote in STAKE! More information on the listing coming soon!

https://twitter.com/parachutetoken/status/1304420766566449152

💻 Dev News

✅ AnyBlock Analytics Dashboard

New dashboards by AnyBlock Analytics let users compare tokens across chains, quickly displaying token metrics like owner addresses, volume, and transfers per month.

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1304165179718955008

✅ PrinterDAO Print Token

A token deployed on xDai designed to empower artists and DAOs.

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1303708427093512192

✅ KickBack Events on xDai

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1303809845615833093

🎨 Nifty.Ink

Nifty.Ink developed by Austin Griffith and Adam Fuller is getting a lot of attention from the community. Here are a few mentions from the week:

✅ NFT Mint and Transfer Use Case

NFTs can go beyond simple tokens to include crypto art, digital art, collectibles, ticketing, gaming, digital ownership and much more. Read our post about Non-fungible tokens and how xDai can facilitate adoption.

✅ Ink by Aave Founder and CEO Stani Kulechov

https://twitter.com/StaniKulechov/status/1303757390836363266

✅ Nifty.Ink Contest goes until Sept 17

With Nifty.Ink anyone can draw and mint an NFT to xDai. BlockTalks and xDai are sponsoring a crypto art contest with a $250 prize pool.

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1301195000215207936

:man_superhero: xDai Community

✅ Twitter Banner Design Contest

We’ve launched a contest to design our Twitter banner with prizes in STAKE. Entries have been extended to a TBD date. If you are a designer, or know one, forward on the info to help elevate the xDai STAKE visual game! \ \ Add your entry here: https://airtable.com/shrWqBjOHBzsdIdDI

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1288519372571639808

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💎 Distributions

✅ 1st Reward Distribution Sent to Uniswap Liquidity Providers

The first reward distribution of 2196 STAKE was successfully sent to 119 participants based on their percentage of STAKE in the pool. Future distributions will be processed every 5-9 days and will go to the top 100 participants. Amounts will vary based on EasyStaking participation withdrawal activity.

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1301182695381381125

✅ LP Rewards Proposal

The ETH-STAKE pair is now available on Mooniswap, and a proposal is available for the community to gauge interest in adding pool to the reward protocol.\ ai.canny.io/product-ideas/p/including-mooniswap-as-a-rewarded-liquidity-pool

https://twitter.com/mooniswap/status/1298553006015819776

📻 Listings

✅ HBTC listing

STAKE listed by HBTC. Additional listings can be found at CoinMarketCap and CoinGecko

https://twitter.com/HBTCNews/status/1301367744101711878

💻 Dev News

✅ BlockScout Bridged Tokens List

A new BlockScout feature shows tokens bridged using the OmniBridge extension. This can be any ERC20 token bridged by anyone to xDai. Once the token is bridged over, users can send and trade within the xDai ecosystem for extremely low fees.

https://blockscout.com/xdai/mainnet/bridged-tokens

✅ RaidGuidl

Raidguild continues to port over infrastructure and make progress with xDai development.

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1300829519960444928

🖼 App News

✅ Power Pool Beta Complete - Gamma up Next

Powerpool finished their beta on xDai with some amazing results. Gamma testing will start shortly.

https://twitter.com/powerpoolcvp/status/1300936972446375936

✅ Nifty.Ink Contest

With Nifty.Ink anyone can draw and mint an NFT to xDai. BlockTalks and xDai are sponsoring a crypto art contest with a $250 prize pool.

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1301195000215207936

✅ KickBack Events on xDai

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1301216424673841152

🦸♂ xDai Community

✅ Twitter Banner Design Contest

We’ve launched a contest to design our Twitter banner with prizes in STAKE. Entries have been extended to a TBD date. If you are a designer, or know one, forward on the info to help elevate the xDai STAKE visual game!

Add your entry here: https://airtable.com/shrWqBjOHBzsdIdDI

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:man_raising_hand: Community Investment

✅ SpankChain Validator and Migration

Ameen on xDai: "I’m putting my money where my mouth is, so I recently bought 20K+ STAKE on behalf of SpankChain, and another 20K on behalf of MetaCartel Ventures so both orgs can stake on xDAI by running validator nodes and help secure the network. I’m also excited to announce that SpankChain will be relocating the SpankBank to xDAI in the coming week"

https://twitter.com/ameensol/status/1298988974384406538

✅ MetaCartel Venture_DAO support

https://twitter.com/VENTURE_DAO/status/1299011146138017792

Listings & Integrations

✓ Mooniswap

Mooniswap added the ETH-STAKE pair to their early liquidity mining program!

We are also considering adding the Mooniswap pool to the EasyStaking LP rewards program. Vote and give your opinion here.\ ai.canny.io/product-ideas/p/including-mooniswap-as-a-rewarded-liquidity-pool

https://twitter.com/mooniswap/status/1298553006015819776

✅ Zapper.fi

The Zapper.fi dashboard provides a great overall view of your DeFi investments, and STAKE is now included!

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1298326888159551488

:frame_photo: App News

✅ Nifty.Ink Alpha

A fun project from Austin Griffith that provides artists with easy onboarding. Alpha prototype at this point, but we expect the innovation to continue with cryptoart on xDai!

https://twitter.com/austingriffith/status/1299365462992584707

✅ Powerpool

Powerpool tested their protocol on xDai last week, and the CVP token was released this week! PowerPool is a protocol for pooling governance tokens (GTs) and it is rapidly moving towards a live implementation on xDai.

https://twitter.com/powerpoolcvp/status/1299333885969551360

📰 Media

✅ AMA with CryptoWolf

We had a good time talking with CryptoWolf about the past, present and future of xDai. The full interview is available here:\ \ https://medium.com/@wolfcrypto/xdai-ama-with-wolf-crypto-7afee2046a7a

✅ AWS Marketplace tweets on xDai custom tokens

https://twitter.com/awsmarketplace/status/1298349561006755840

✅ Quantstamp Report

xDai was one of many stablecoins featured in the report on security and adoption.

https://twitter.com/Quantstamp/status/1299088621769830400

✅ DAOHaus Migration Guide

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1297926893182898181

:man_superhero: xDai Community

✅ Twitter Banner Design Contest Extended

We’ve launched a contest to design our Twitter banner with prizes in STAKE. Entries have been extended to a TBD date. If you are a designer, or know one, forward on the info to help elevate the xDai STAKE visual game! \ \ Add your entry here: https://airtable.com/shrWqBjOHBzsdIdDI

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:globe_with_meridians: Amazon Web Services (AWS)

✅ xDai featured in AWS Marketplace Article

We collaborated with Lana Kalashnyk, Principal Blockchain Architect and a Global Partner Technology Lead at Amazon Web Services, to write about creating event tokens on xDai using the Burner Factory application. This in-depth article really highlights the benefits of the xDai chain and how it can work within the Amazon framework.\ \ Read the article here: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/awsmarketplace/build-and-monitor-custom-ethereum-tokens-with-blockscout-from-aws-marketplace/

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1295368283814678530

✅ Twitter 👀 on xDai

The xDai Chain continues to receive coverage from Twitter influencers this week. xDai is primed and ready to handle the upcoming migration.

https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin/status/1294885662332600320

https://twitter.com/DoveyWan/status/1296796946309365760

Listings

✓ BTSE

BTSE is now listing STAKE as their first supported DeFi project!

https://twitter.com/BTSEcom/status/1295750660965769219

✅ BKEX

BKEX exchange is now listing $STAKE/USDT.

https://twitter.com/ComBkex/status/1295965529916633088

✅ Lunar Crush

Not an exchange, but an exchange of information and proof of adoption - Lunar Crush listed $STAKE on their platform. Lunar Crush provides ranking, scores and data on many tokens, projects and coins in the ecosystem.

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1295382525771227137

:frame_photo: Applications & Integrations

✅ QuikNode

Quiknode now supports xDai and offers users and developers the option to setup a dedicated, super-fast xDai node.

https://twitter.com/QuikNode/status/1296686434867437570

✅ WrapEth

Wrapeth now takes xDai and turns it into wxDai. This is the first step for expanding usability, setting the stage for compatible applications like DAOs and DEXs on xDai.

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1296146559516790786

✅ Powerpool

Powerpool began testing their protocol on xDai! The PowerPool is a protocol for pooling governance tokens (GTs), designed to help with voter apathy and empower minority token holders. Learn more:\ https://medium.com/@powerpoolcvp/power-pool-a-solution-for-accumulating-governance-power-in-ethereum-based-protocols-92e8c88f655e

https://twitter.com/powerpoolcvp/status/1296201536700329986

📰 Media

✅ AMA with CryptoDaku

We ran through some questions about the Reddit Challenge and EasyStaking with CryptoDaku and his community.

https://twitter.com/CryptoDaku_/status/1295439483211403264

:man_superhero: Community

✅ Twitter Banner Design Contest Extended

We’ve launched a contest to design our Twitter banner with prizes in STAKE. Entries have been extended to a TBD date. If you are a designer, or know one, forward on the info to help elevate the xDai STAKE visual game! \ \ Add your entry here: https://airtable.com/shrWqBjOHBzsdIdDI

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:cut_of_meat: EasyStaking

✅ EasyStaking enabled on BitMax

Easy Staking launched on Wednesday, August 5. BitMax has now incorporated EasyStaking as their staking application, adding a large chunk of STAKE to the contract. If you were already staking with the pre-staking program, you don't need to do anything, your STAKE will automatically be transferred to EasyStaking (without paying gas fees to stake)

Learn More about EasyStaking with BitMax

✅ EasyStaking optimized for Mobile

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1294010838895005696

✅ EasyStaking FAQs

We added an FAQ for questions we've received so far about EasyStaking and STAKE. Look for additional questions to be added in the future.

👷‍♀️ Dev & Project Updates

✅ JOON Landing! First personal token transferred from Ethereum to xDai

The Roll network mints branded, personal digital tokens unique to an individual's online presence. However, ETH gas fees have made it difficult to transfer and use personal tokens. The JOON token became the first Roll personal token to cross from the Ethereum Mainnet to xDai.

https://twitter.com/makoto_inoue/status/1292938438010904577

✅ MooniSwap Exchange

MooniSwap is a new AMM protocol by 1inch.exchange. We added an ETH/STAKE liquidity pool to Mooniswap to further diversify STAKE swap and exchange options.

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1293127586432851968

📰 Media

✅ Lead Architect Alex Kolotov presents at EDCON 2020 on Multi-token ERC20 transfers from Ethereum -> xDai

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMubACRjS_4

✅ OMG Comparison Article

With all the recent Layer 2 scaling talk, we added another comparison article which compares the OMG Network to xDai. While both provide scaling, xDai wins out when it comes to flexibility, cost, and time in production.

✅ Twitter 👀 on xDai

The xDai Chain has received a lot of coverage from Twitter influencers this week. As gas fees continue to rise on Ethereum, many people are looking for scaling solutions now. xDai is primed and ready to handle this upcoming migration.

https://twitter.com/evan_van_ness/status/1293892072576032768

https://twitter.com/graphprotocol/status/1293943437755113472

https://twitter.com/jgarzik/status/1294295223842091010?s=19

:man_superhero: Community

✅ Twitter Banner Design Contest Ongoing

We’ve launched a contest to design our Twitter banner with prizes in STAKE. Entries due by August 20. If you are a designer, or know one, forward on the info to help elevate the xDai STAKE visual game! \ \ Add your entry here: https://airtable.com/shrWqBjOHBzsdIdDI

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🚀 Launch & 🤝 Partnership Announcements

✅ 🎉 EasyStaking Launch

Easy Staking officially launched on Wednesday, August 5! Two days later there is over 1M USD value staked in the protocol and growing. We've created some basic instructions to get started, you probably won't need them as the platform is intuitive and easy to manage.

You can also participate by adding STAKE/ETH to the Uniswap Liquidity pool to earn rewards. If that's more your speed, check it out here: Uniswap ETH/STAKE Pool: https://uniswap.info/pair/0x3B3d4EeFDc603b232907a7f3d0Ed1Eea5C62b5f7

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1291016004362031104

✅ xDai + Elrond Partnership

xDai will partner with Elrond to architect their interoperability solution. The modified TokenBridge will be implemented to enable cross-chain communication between Elrond and Ethereum.

DeFi solutions continue to grow, and interoperability is needed to provide scalability. Excited to see what comes of this partnership!

https://elrond.com/blog/elrond-interoperability-with-ethereum-compatible-chains-via-xdai-token-bridge

👷♀ Dev Updates

✅ Connext Reddit entry (Spacefold.io) features xDai

In addition to our entry for the Reddit Bakeoff, Connext entered with their spacefold.io demo, which demonstrates state channels connecting xDai to Rinkeby for cross-chain transfers. This is a second method of interoperability for xDai (along with the TokenBridge), allowing for interoperability without intermediaries.

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1290286122744963073

✅ BlockScout Token View

The BlockScout team continues to innovate and provide cutting-edge tools for their open-source explorer. The number of tokens on xDai are growing, and the tokens tab lets viewers easily find and search for tokens deployed to xDai.

https://blockscout.com/xdai/mainnet

📰 Media

✅ xDai featured as a favorite Reddit Entry

In the Daily Gwei, Anthony Sassano wrote on 3 of his favorite Reddit Scaling Bake-Off entries, and 2 of them featured xDai as a scaling solution! (our entry with Splunk as well as the Connext entry with state channels) Check out this respected voice in the community opine on L2 scaling solutions below.

https://thedailygwei.substack.com/p/ethereum-scaling-is-here-the-daily

🦸♂ Community

✅ Twitter Banner Design Contest Ongoing

We’ve launched a contest to design our Twitter banner with prizes in STAKE. Entries due by August 20. If you are a designer, or know one, forward on the info to help elevate the xDai STAKE visual game!

Add your entry here: https://airtable.com/shrWqBjOHBzsdIdDI

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:cut_of_meat: Staking & 🍰 Baking

✅ The Great Reddit Scaling Bake-Off Entry Submitted

Challenge accepted! We spent a good portion of July load testing, launching an experimental 1 second block network called qDai and working with the Splunk team to create a beautiful custom dashboard. Winners will be announced in September. Check out our entry - we’re happy to answer any questions or comments in the Reddit thread.

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1288918868799508483

✅ EasyStaking Coming in August

We are finishing up our audit with Quantstamp and implementing a shiny new UI for the August launch of EasyStaking. Stay tuned for details!

In the meantime, check out the basics on EasyStaking here. We’ll be updating our docs to reflect the latest changes as we go live.

Here are a couple of previews of the new UI:

👷‍♀️ Integrations

✅ 1st KickBack Event on xDai

The first official Kickback event successfully launched on xDai. Kickback is an RSVP and ticketing platform and it has deployed to xDai to avoid the large gas fees on Ethereum. Signup and event creation are easy, intuitive experiences, and a great way to host a virtual event with some accountability and potential rewards for participants and event organizers.

Events can be related to anything (crypto & non-crypto alike), but participants commit and receive rewards in xDai. This is a great onboarding to tool with real-world applications which introduces users to the power of xDai.

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1288586916502413316

📰 Media

✅ xDai Sidechain added to L2 scaling solutions in EthHub Docs

Sidechains are sometimes overlooked as an effective L2 scaling solution, but we know different here at xDai! Ethhub is a wiki of all essential Ethereum information, and sidechains are now added to the Layer 2 Scaling section. xDai and TokenBridge are both highlighted as examples. \ \ Read more here -> https://docs.ethhub.io/ethereum-roadmap/layer-2-scaling/sidechains/

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✅ Twitter Banner Design Contest

We’ve launched a contest to design our Twitter banner with prizes in STAKE. Entries are due by August 20. If you are a designer, or know one, forward on the info to help elevate the xDai STAKE visual game! \ \ Add your entry here: https://airtable.com/shrWqBjOHBzsdIdDI

https://twitter.com/xdaichain/status/1288519372571639808