Last month the Bittrex Exchange and its affiliated sites took Expanse offline for maintenance. Much to our dismay, we learned that Expanse was hit with a 51% reorg attack through no fault of its own.

A 51% attack is when an attacker controls 51% of the total hashrate and uses that power to rewrite recent transaction history. Note that here was no loss to Expanse-holders, and the chain was secured and back up within a few days.


Gander v3

When you visit Gander, you will see a “Down for Maintenance” sign. That’s because the release of v3 is imminent. With this new release, you will have the ability to:

  • Submit raw transactions
  • Use an API to retrieve data
  • Track complete blocks and transactions

This high-priority initiative should be ready for QA test ...



UKYC development was put on hold temporarily while we tackled other priorities. It has resumed this week with a vengeance. In addition to the actual development work, which is making great strides, we have embarked on the development of an investor pitch deck.

UKYC has the obvious potential of creating greater efficiency and security in the Know Your Customer processes we use in crypto every day. Once it is ready to market, we plan to position it with cor ...



Luna Wallet v2 was released last week with great reviews. Tokenlab is now integrated, along with a new EXP price indicator, user interface enhancements, and miscellaneous bug fixes. Monitor the Luna Wallet Discord channel to follow the discussion.

To  download the new Luna wallet and take advantage of the great new features, go to https://github.com/expanse-org/luna-wallet/releases/tag/2.0.0

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Post the Bittrex situation, development of Frankomoto began in earnest. This completely new, never-before-used mining algorithm is completely unique to Expanse. You can read detailed specifications here: https://github.com/expanse-org/XIPs/issues/4

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As of today, the Quality Assurance (QA) testing is complete. This means that we will kick off beta-testing for this release within the next few days. The beta-test will last only a few days, followed by the public release before month-end. Enhancements include:

  • New token management dashboard features
  • More Admin panel capabilities
  • Token creation and payment process improvements

In preparation for ...



Our team in China has taken the Expanse show on the road. Over the past few weeks, the team has attended more than a few meetups and conferences.

Huobi Exchange Meeting in NANJING

Community manager, @ ...



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Why a Decentralized Crypto Exchange Underscores the True Philosophy of the Crypto Movement

The term “decentralization” isn’t new. It is almost two centuries old, but never has it been used with such vigor and interest as it has been in the past decade. The invention of Bitcoin and the subsequen ...


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