The Shake: May 2, 2021

The Shake is your weekly recap of the Handshake ecosystem and protocol.

Community / Tech / Stats / CWeb

Bloomberg. Jehan Chu of Kenetic Capital spoke with Bloomberg Daybreak about crypto markets and how Handshake could become bigger than Bitcoin in the next five years.

ShakeFOSS. A new twitter bot to follow the progress of the Handshake airdrop to open source developers. Expect this to pick up as the ecosystem matures.

Economics Design. A written report from the team at EconomicsDesign explaining Handshake and $HNS economics.

EnCirca. The Namebase Registry is live and you can buy Handshake domains on various traditional registrars. On EnCirca, use coupon code "hndshk-test-2021" for 50% off.

Control in DNS. Handshake community member penned an article on trust layers in DNS in comparison to the design of HNS.

Community / Tech / Stats / CWeb

XNHNS. An official overview for the cross-network Handshake protocol has dropped. The goal of XNHNS is to allow every blockchain and the entire metaverse to have a single source of truth for identities rooted in the Handshake naming system.

HNSOSS. HandyStratum is the simplest way for major mining pools to start offering HNS mining to its users.

HMail. Hmail has been updated to dynamically adjust the cost per month based on the current price of HNS to be $1/month per email address to use.

ShakeDex. Live secondary market auctions are beginning to see sale volume. Buy and sell names directly through Bob Wallet using the ShakeDex protocol.

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$HNS Metrics

Primary Name Markets

Secondary Name Markets

Community / Tech / Stats / CWeb

dark.fail A popular anonymous journalist researching the darknet had their domain hijacked by a phisher. As of writing this, the issue remains unresolved.


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