Xenon: Stacks 2.0 Testnet Enters Final Phase

With the mainnet clearly in sight, I’m excited to share that we’ve now entered the final phase of the Stacks 2.0 testnet: Xenon. The key change from the previous phase (Krypton) is that the Xenon testnet is integrated with the primary Bitcoin testnet whereas in Krypton we were using a Bitcoin regtest. Latter was obviously a much more predictable environment...

Ankr To Support Seamless Stacking on Stacks 2.0

Connecting consumers, developers and enterprises to the new internet, in a few easy clicks. That’s the promise you can find on the home page of Ankr.com. Today, we’re excited to call them partners on our mission to building a user-owned internet on Bitcoin. In the very near future, it will be as easy to earn Bitcoin rewards on the Stacks...

Introducing the Winners of HackStacks

With the launch of Stacks 2.0 approaching, we can expect a surge of network activity in the form of Stacks miners and stackers. Thanks to Stacks 2.0’s novel consensus mechanism, Proof of Transfer (PoX), users will be able to mine Stacks tokens (STX) by committing Bitcoin to the network, earn monthly Bitcoin rewards by locking up STX, or both! In...

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Stacks is now on Blockfolio Signal

You can now follow Stacks on Blockfolio and receive important updates! If you're already a Blockfolio user, it's as easy as making sure you've added your STX holdings to a portfolio or visited STX in the app and hit 'Watch'. Once you've done that, you'll receive 'Signals' right to your...

Introducing The Stacks Ecosystem Brand

It’s all about Stacks! Today, we’re excited to introduce the Stacks brand, including the first Stacks logo and a complete design system tailor-made to be used by all of us working together to build a user-owned internet. We’re proud of our thriving community and couldn’t be more excited about the...