Metaverse developer report

Progress Report – (2nd Jan 2017 – 19 Jan 2018)

Introduction

Metaverse is a public blockchain project that aims to provide decentralized services based on digital assets, digital identity and value intermediaries in order to build an open ecosystem in which digital value can be freely circulated. Detailed information can be found in our white paper

Weeks in Review

Development

• Light Wallet Development Progress

In preparation for the release of the official light wallet app for Android devices, the MyETPWallet app beta (Testnet) has been launched on google play store and is currently going through user testing and being refined.

There are some issues that we are seeking help for. If you’re interested in contributing to the light wallet, please check out the GitHub page:(https://github.com/mvs-org/lightwallet/issues)

• Metaverse full-node wallet

V0.7.3 of MVSD, Metaverse’s full-node wallet, is now available. Mainly targeted towards developers, the main improvements made are:

  • Provides developers with a standard JSON-RPC 2.0 call with URI: /rpc/v2. Refers to API v2. For more information, you can refer to the documentation here: https://docs.mvs.org/api_v2/
  • Compatible API calls on versions older than v0.7.3 with URI: /rpc/
  • Other optimizations

  • Performance improvement.

To download the latest version of MVSD, please visit our website at https://mvs.org/.

Digital identity development is also ongoing. Details are as follows:

  • Finish theoretical code design of digital identity/Profile implementations
  • Developers are currently working on anonymity for Digital identities
  • Dockerfiles are now provided, with support for compiling and binary

  • Revised and improved documentation at docs.mvs.org

• Development Roadmap

An updated development roadmap outlining Metaverse’s plans for 2018 in greater detail has been released here: https://medium.com/@mvs_org/metaverse-2018-roadmap-3b15a4621240

• Official Website

Our official website is now available in Spanish! Spanish, Latin American and other Spanish-speaking community members can now view the website in their native language.

Exchanges

Metaverse ETP was listed on Bit-Z, a Hong Kong based exchange that provies professional digital asset trading and OTC (Over The Counter) services. The ETP/BTC trading pair is currently available.

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Community Events

• Soliciting Articles

Metaverse has launched a long-running community event that will reward content creators – find the details here!

• Ambassador Program

We’re pleased to announce the launch of the Metaverse Ambassador Program, which aims to support our community of driven blockchain enthusiasts and elevate their reach. Our very first Ambassador is Jack Hwang – a familiar face for anyone in our English Discord; he also manages the official South Korea Community! Metaverse is looking for more driven Ambassadors who will be rewarded with attractive benefits and exclusive opportunities to interact with the team. More information can be found here: https://medium.com/@mvs_org/metaverse-ambassador-program-11416f3372d4

Metaverse Foundation

• The Foundation has also partnered with Baofeng Bokocloud, a platform created by Baofeng Xinying, for technical collaboration and full node support. A subsidiary of Baofeng Group (Shenzhen Stock Code: 300431), which boasts over 300 million users worldwide, Baofeng Xinying has a wealth of experience and expertise in large-scale and high-concurrency distributed file systems.

• The Foundation has also established a bounty program. There are two types of bounties available: one is a developer bounty, while the other rewards community contributors. Read more about it here and participate actively!

Other information

Jibrel Network – Blockchain Revolution Summit: CEO Eric attended the summit in Seoul, Korea and gave a speech about digital economy there. He also accepted an interview by Korean media “The Korea Herald” and talked about digital currency and the application scene in terms of blockchain finance.

Finwise Summit 2018: representatives from Metaverse attended Finwise Summit 2018 in Macau for two days of intense dialogue, presentations and networking, led by CEO Eric Gu and CTO Chen Hao. Read more about what we were up to here

Eric Voskuil, lead developer of Libbitcoin, a wildly popular set of cross-platform C++ libraries for building bitcoin applications, visited the main Metaverse office in Shanghai for a week of discussion and technical training workshops with numerous developers from the Chinese community.

2018 Roundup: “Given the diversity of projects already available in the marketplace, what value could Metaverse bring?”. We answer this and more in our 2017 Roundup, which reflects on Metaverse’s progress in 2017 and outlines our goals for the year ahead.Read it here

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Progress Report – (11 Dec – 22 Dec 2017)

Introduction

Metaverse is a public blockchain project that aims to provide decentralized services based on digital assets, digital identity and value intermediaries in order to build an open ecosystem in which digital value can be freely circulated. Detailed information can be found in our white paper http://newmetaverse.org/white-paper/Metaverse-white-paper-v2.1-EN.pdf

Fortnight in Review

Trading Platform

  • Metaverse ETP is now available for trading on QBTC with no transaction fees.

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  • Metaverse ETP is going to be listed on TDAX on January 2018. TDAX is a Thailand-based digital asset exchange co-founded by Poramin Insom, who is also the co-founder of Zcoin.

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Development

  • Light Wallet Development Progress

French support was added to the Metaverse Light Wallet on 21 December 2017. You may access the wallet at: http://myetpwallet.com/

There are some issues that we are seeking help for. If you’re interested in helping to solve issues for light wallet, please check out the GitHub page: https://github.com/mvs-org/lightwallet/issues

  • Metaverse full-node wallet
    • Upgraded to version 2.0 of the JSON-RPC API . It remains compatible with the old API.
    • The core team has been studying anonymity options for digital identities.
    • The interactive logic for digital identities has been designed.
    • Sorted out the stealth_address interface.

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    • Travis CI has been activated for the Metaverse repository.
    • Three MIPs have been activated on GitHub:
    1. Adjust the reward rate of coinlock (freezing) function.
    2. [Digital Identity] Integrate anonymity into Metaverse.

    3. [Digital Asset] Integrate Additional Public Offering into MVS Asset Issue.

    4. The team enthusiastically welcomes discussion and contribution to these MIPs.

    • Metaverse Official Website

    In light of our fast-growing Korean community, Korean language support has now been added for Metaverse’s official website. The main Metaverse white paper as well as our digital identity white paper have also been translated into Korean.

    Community Events

    • Soliciting Articles

    We’ve seen many videos and in-depth analyses about Metaverse and we believe that many more interesting perspectives have yet to be shared. As such, Metaverse has launched a long-running community event that will reward content creators – find the details https://medium.com/@mvs_org/metaverse-community-soliciting-articles-257990c67583

    Metaverse Foundation

    • The Metaverse Foundation has established a strategic partnership with Acute Angle Cloud, a global distributed Infrastructure-as-a-Service platform. More details here:

    https://medium.com/@mvs_org/metaverse-foundation-acute-angle-cloud-form-strategic-partnership-631fed8f4fea

    Other information

    • Bitcoin God, a project by Chandler Guo, will fork off the main Bitcoin chain at block 501,225. All ETP holders will have an opportunity to receive airdropped Bitcoin God, more details to be released soon.
    • An updated roadmap from now till Q4 2018 has been released. If you’d like to know more about the direction of Metaverse’s development, please refer to the roadmap here http://blog.mvs.org/2017/12/13/metaverse-roadmap/

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    Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/Metaverse_Blockchain/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/mvs_org

    Github: https://github.com/mvs-org/metaverse

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    Progress Report – (25 Nov. 2017 – 8 Dec. 2017)

    Introduction

    Metaverse is a public blockchain project that aims to provide decentralized services based on digital assets, digital identity and value intermediaries in order to build an open ecosystem in which digital value can be freely circulated. Detailed information can be found in our white paper (http://newmetaverse.org/white-paper/Metaverse-white-paper-v2.1-EN.pdf), which is actively being revised.

    Fortnight in Review

    Development

    - Light Wallet Development Progress

    After receiving feedback from the community, the Metaverse light wallet beta has been upgraded with additional functions including freezing and a Thai language option. You may access v0.1.1 of the light wallet beta, Beta Decay, at:https://www.myetpwallet.com/.

    The wallet is an SPV client and is accessible through your browser. Unlike the full node client, the Light Wallet does not require users to sync the entire blockchain and has a simple user interface that allows users to easily manage their digital assets while on-the-go.

    - Full-node Metaverse Wallet (MVSD)

    1. MVSD v0.7.2 is undergoing some final tests and will go live at night later today.
    2. Digital identities on Metaverse are now under development. A draft of the design documents for planned digital identity functions have been completed. Functions will be accessible through MVSD, and a sneak peek of the UI is as below:

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    Community Events

    - Community New Platform - Discord

    Metaverse has moved the Slack community to Discord, please join our Discord via:
    https://discordapp.com/invite/ubgMRts

    - Soliciting Articles

    Metaverse has launched a long-running community event that will reward content creators – find the detail (https://medium.com/@mvs_org/metaverse-community-soliciting-articles-257990c67583)

    - Metaverse First Meetup in Seoul

    Head of Global Development, Janice Shi, recently participated led the Metaverse team to its first overseas meetup in Seoul, South Korea. The event was a big success, and provided many fruitful opportunities for discussion and interaction. Read more about it here (https://medium.com/@mvs_org/metaverse-first-meetup-in-seoul-36017911e954)

    - University Events

    Metaverse has been keeping up active collaboration with top Chinese universities. This past two weeks, Metaverse participated in the Fourth Internship and Job Fair for International Students hosted at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and also hosted the inaugural Blockchain Business Workshop organized by the Fudan Blockchain Association from Fudan University. We look forward to working even more closely with universities, academics, students and professionals in the future.

    Metaverse Foundation

    • The Metaverse Foundation has been invited to attend the Cryptospace Conference held in Moscow, Russia on December 8. Hosted by our partner fundraising platform KICKICO, the Cryptospace Conference is the largest Blockchain and Cryptocurrency conference in Eastern Europe. At the conference, Metaverse founder Eric Gu delivered a speech titled “Digital identity in Blockchains”.
    • The Metaverse Foundation’s bounty program is still ongoing. Rewards are available for both developers and community contributors. For more details, refer to our article here (https://medium.com/@mvs_org/metaverse-foundation-bounty-program-b857cee29619) and participate actively!

    Other information

    • Metaverse CTO Chen Hao was recently invited to participate in the Technology Salon sponsored by 8BTC, China’s most influential platform for Bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency news, where he delivered a presentation on blockchain technology’s potential to solve the dilemma of user privacy. Find the full presentation here (https://medium.com/@mvs_org/review-for-technical-salon-e1ff9db4f2ac)

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    Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/Metaverse_Blockchain/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/mvs_org

    Github: https://github.com/mvs-org/metaverse

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    Progress Report – (13th Nov. 2017 – 24th Nov. 2017)

    Introduction

    Metaverse is a public blockchain project that aims to provide decentralized services based on digital assets, digital identity and value intermediaries in order to build an open ecosystem in which digital value can be freely circulated. Detailed information can be found in our white paper http://newmetaverse.org/white-paper/Metaverse-white-paper-v2.1-EN.pdf

    Fortnight in Review

    Development

    • Light Wallet Development Progress

    Metaverse has officially released a light wallet beta at https://www.myetpwallet.com/. The wallet is an SPV client and is accessible through your browser. Unlike the full node wallet, the Light Wallet does not require users to sync the entire blocks and has a simple user interface that allows users to easily manage their digital assets while on-the-go.

    • Metaverse full-node wallet

    Enhancement of MVSD, Metaverse’s full-node wallet, continues. The following changes have been developed:

    • Added an offline transaction signing function. This function is unavailable through the MVSD GUI; it is only available for createrawtx/signrawtx/decoderawtx/sendrawtx RPC calls.
    • Accounts are no longer created when users input incorrect mnemonic words
    • Fixed issues with deposit unfreezing estimate date.

    • Optimized performance of the getnewaddress RPC call. Irrelevant to the MVSD GUI.

    • Add locked_height_range fields during transaction output of RPC calls to recognize the stored transaction

    • Metaverse Official Website Redesign

    Metaverse has redesigned its official website. Two pages have been added: Metaverse Foundation and Development Documents. Please visit the official website at: https://mvs.org;
    all related development documents can be found at: http://docs.mvs.org/docs/

    Community Events

    • Soliciting Articles

    We’ve seen many videos and in-depth analyses about Metaverse and we believe that many more interesting perspectives have yet to be shared. As such, Metaverse has launched a long-running community event that will reward content creators – find the details: https://medium.com/@mvs_org/metaverse-community-soliciting-articles-257990c67583

    Metaverse Foundation

    • The Metaverse Foundation has invested in Maverick Chain, a project which aims to simplify blockchain-based development and trading.

    • Eric, the founder of Metaverse Foundation, was invited to attend the DVN CEO summit hosted by the Draper Venture Network (DVN) from November 15–17,2017.

    • The Foundation has also established a bounty program. There are two types of bounties available: one is a developer bounty, while the other rewards community contributors. Read more about it here https://medium.com/@mvs_org/metaverse-foundation-bounty-program-b857cee29619participate actively!

    Other information

    • Head of Global Development, Janice Shi, recently participated in a panel discussion at the renowned Fudan University with other Fintech and Blockchain experts. Find more details here https://medium.com/@mvs_org/metaverse-at-fudan-university-70c22af78b3

    • Metaverse attended the 8th Caixin Summit, a prestigious conference that brings together entrepreneurs and elites from both traditional financial institutions and emerging internet enterprises. Find more details here https://medium.com/@mvs_org/metaverse-to-attend-the-8th-caixin-summit-6667530bffd5

    • Metaverse will be holding its very first meetup in Korea on 1 December, 2017! If you are in town and would like to join us, visit the official Korean community’s Discord channel and sign up there https://t.co/axI7DEqMyy.

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    Telegram: t.me/Metaverse_Blockchain

    Slack: https://metaverse-project.herokuapp.com

    Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/Metaverse_Blockchain/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/mvs_org

    Github: https://github.com/mvs-org/metaverse

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    Progress Report – ( 30.Oct. — 10 November, 2017)

    Introduction

    Metaverse is a public blockchain project that aims to provide decentralized services based on digital assets, digital identity and value intermediaries in order to build an open ecosystem in which digital value can be freely circulated. Detailed information can be found in our white paper http://newmetaverse.org/white-paper/Metaverse-white-paper-v2.1-EN.pdf, which is actively being revised.

    Fortnight in Review

    Trading Platform

    We are excited to announce that Metaverse is now trading on HitBTC and CEX.com.

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    HitBTC is a global cryptocurrency trading platform based in Europe and has been in operation since 2013. It is one of the largest platforms by trading volume, features real-time clearing and advanced order matching algorithms, and has been acclaimed for its fault-tolerance, uptime and high availability.

    CEX uses 100% margins and separate hot and cold wallets to ensure the safety of users’ capital. In addition, CEX uses SSL and dynamic authentication to ensure transaction security.

    OpenLedger has re-enabled ETP deposits and withdrawals, please refer to the announcement from OpenLedger.
    https://blog.openledger.info/2017/11/09/etp-gateway-will-be-open-again-from-today-november-9/

    Development

    • Light Wallet Development Progress

    Metaverse has released an open beta for an upcoming light wallet. Light wallets make it easier for users to transact and check their balances. Interested candidates started the testing on 9 Nov 2017.

    • Explorer Development Progress

    Fixed bug which caused discrepancies between the nonce values displayed by the Metaverse explorer and the wallet for some blocks.

    • Metaverse Wallet (MVSD)

    • Add “broadcast transaction command”, which enables the web wallet to broadcast transactions on the network.
    • “Offline signing” feature is under development

    We have created a regularly updated list of FAQs for the Metaverse wallet. You can find it on [Reddit]
    https://www.reddit.com/r/Metaverse_Blockchain/comments/78mwkn/faq_for_metaverse_wallet/

    Partnerships

    Metaverse has established a partnership with Aion focusing on cross-chain digital assets and Oracles. Aion is a multi-tier blockchain system designed to address the issues of scalability, privacy and interoperability in blockchain networks.

    Community Events

    • Soliciting Articles

    We’ve seen many videos and in-depth analyses about Metaverse and we believe that many more interesting perspectives have yet to be shared. As such, Metaverse has launched a long-running community event that will reward content creators – find the details [here!]
    https://medium.com/@mvs_org/metaverse-community-soliciting-articles-257990c67583

    Other information

    • CEO Eric Gu recently gave an interview in Dubai. Find the full video [here]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGAnZMZr43w&feature=youtu.be

    • Metaverse has released an official reply in response to recent queries about ZenAir and the amount of ETP in circulation. Please find it at: https://www.reddit.com/r/Metaverse_Blockchain/comments/7bs44s/answer_to_recent_concerns/

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    Slack: https://metaverse-project.herokuapp.com

    Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/Metaverse_Blockchain/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/mvs_org

    Github: https://github.com/mvs-org/metaverse

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    Progress Report – (16th Oct. – 27th Oct)

    Introduction

    Metaverse is a public blockchain project that aims to provide decentralized services based on digital assets, digital identity and value intermediaries in order to build an open ecosystem in which digital value can be freely exchanged. Detailed information can be found in our white paper,which is actively being revised.

    Fortnight in Review

    Trading Platform

    Metaverse will begin trading on HitBTC on 1 November, 2017. HitBTC is a cryptocurrency exchange based in Europe and is the 4th largest cryptocurrency exchange globally by trade volume.

    2a5AIwq - Progress Report  – (16th  Oct. - 27th Oct)Bitfinex related news:
    Margin trading for ETP has been enabled on Bitfinex.
    Do be aware of Bitfinex’s announcement; for all our U.S. users, please withdraw your ETP to the Metaverse wallet or another exchange before 9 November , 2017.

    Additionally, we are in talks with other exchanges. Unfortunately, we are unable to reveal them at the moment. Information will be released as soon as possible.

    Development

    Web Wallet Development Progress: 

    • 0.7.1 version has released on 19th Oct, for more information, please check out the release notes.
    Please ensure that you download the wallet from either https://mvs.org or http://mvs.live as it has come to our attention that there are some phishing sites going around that contain links to malware.
    • We have also released a list of FAQs – we strongly recommend that users read through it.

    Explorer Development Progress:

    • The new version explorer has been released on 24th Oct., new features have been added such as: mining info, mining pools index and hashrate division pie chart, market cap. Please go and check it at https://explorer.mvs.org/#!/

    Mobile Wallet Development Progress:

    • Token master ios version was launched on Apple Store on 17th Oct. Please note this version is only availbele for Chinese mobile number currently.

    Other information

    • Eric Gu, CEO of the Metaverse Foundation, held an AMA with the community on Reddit – take a look at his replies here.

    • Metaverse team joined Money 20/20 in Las Vegas during 22-25 Oct, where Metaverse was invited by Money 20/20 to do an official interview.

    • Eric Gu and the Metaverse team attended World Blockchain Summit in Dubai on 24-25 Oct. Eric delivered a presentation at the Summit.

    • Metaverse Foundation is partering with Draper Dragon to establish a special investment fund for digital asset, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed on 26th Oct.

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