We welcome you to Taraxa testnet pre-staking! By staking your TARA tokens, you help to test out and grow our network while earning staking rewards.

DISCLAIMER:

  • To comply with recent SEC rulings, United States persons cannot participate in pre-staking. All participants are required to pass KYC.
  • These staking rules are made to cover the functionalities intended to be released on the Taraxa mainnet but may be subject to revision based on community feedback and token-holder…


A detailed walk-through of our staking process: how to stake TARA tokens and earn staking rewards!

DISCLAIMER: To comply with recent SEC rulings, United States persons cannot participate in pre-staking. All participants will be required to provide documentation and verify eligibility in order to participate.

STEP 1: Navigate to taraxa.io/staking and click SIGN UP.


As we are working on working on fixing a few known issues on the testnet, you can reset your node (https://docs.taraxa.io/node-setup/upgrade-a-node/data-reset) and re-register at the community site.

Node syncing:

We’re currently focused on making the node synching faster when a new participant is trying to catch up with the block production by…


More work on node syncing ahead of the pre-staking launch!

We just did a hard reset of the testnet: if you’d like to join the network, please go ahead and reset your node (https://docs.taraxa.io/node-setup/upgrade-a-node/data-reset) and re-register at the community site.

Node syncing:

We’re currently focused on making node synching faster when a new participant is catching up with the block production by…


Ahead of the pre-staking launch, we’ve been polishing up the network’s security and node syncing.

In the run-up to the upcoming launch, we've been working on the next big set of patches to address the issue of slow syncing when joining a new node to the network. …


Quantifying off-chain signals through Taraxa’s audit logging to measure reputation.

Everyday business relations that mostly happen off-chain are essentially a collection of interactions or informal transactions. Informal transactions over time reveal entities’ working relationships with one another, forming the basis for a quantified reputation.

Here are some types of signals that can be inferred from informal transactions to be further…


Pre-launch node testing in progress: fixing a few known issues and getting ready to launch pre-staking.

We’re now working on the next big set of patches to address the issue of slow syncing when joining a new node to the network. We ran into some minor consensus issues, but luckily those are not related to the core consensus but center around more structural units.

Node syncing:

We’re currently…


Testnet up and running, more work on Marinate’s open API.

Node syncing:

The network has been running stable for more than two weeks now, and we’re currently focused on making node synching faster when a new participant is catching up with the block production. To do that, we’ll introduce synchronization performance patch.

Another issue we came across was boot node crashing that…


In the last month of summer, we kept working hard to deliver on our vision of adding trust and transparency to everyday business relations and online interactions. On to the updates!

Testnet:

We’ve been successfully testing our first incentivized testnet with our pre-launch node operations crew on Discord, and yet again we thank you guys for participation — it’s been a huge help!

Over the last couple of weeks, the network has been producing fewer core consensus-related issues, with more problems coming…


Our latest batch of updates is here: testnet is back up, getting ready to launch staking.

Currently, the testnet is back up and running, with all the the major known problems patched. This week, we’re going to push more features and tests onto our internal development network.

Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve been noticing that the network is producing less and less core consensus-related…

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