Tag: Proton

Sunsetting PoPP and Shifting MTL towards DeFi

Sunsetting PoPP and Shifting MTL towards DeFi

As the cryptocurrency ecosystem continues to evolve as a whole, so too does our vision for Metal. With the massive shift towards DeFi continuing, Metal is prepared for fundamental new changes. Our unique rewards program for Metal Pay, Proof of Processed Payment...

Proton Lend LOAN airdrop to XPR and MTL holders/stakers

Proton Lend LOAN airdrop to XPR and MTL holders/stakers

We are excited to announce the introduction of LOAN governance token for Proton Lend and the incoming airdrop that can only be accessed directly on the Proton blockchain. The LOAN token will be used to vote on governance decisions such as which tokens can be...

Proton Swap is now officially live!

Proton Swap is now officially live!

We’re beyond excited to announce that, after months of hard work and development, Proton Swap is now officially live!  What is Proton Swap? Proton Swap is a next-generation decentralized cryptocurrency exchange that facilitates automated trading between cryptocurrency...

The Monster NFT Demo is live

The Monster NFT Demo is live

We're proud to say that the first open source demo of our NFT platform is now live. Just to set expectations: this doesn’t yet have an NFT creator, and the prices are set in FOOBAR (our free token). The full market is coming in the next few weeks....

Proton, the new home for NFTs

Proton, the new home for NFTs

Proton + Atomic Assets: no gas fees, near-zero minting costs, superb end-user experience. There’s a lot of interest in NFTs these days, but the end-user experience is far from good. On Ethereum, it costs upwards of $50 just to mint an NFT. Placing a bid or lifting an...

New on Proton – Protect Your Identity

New on Proton – Protect Your Identity

We’ve created a way for you to protect your identity on the Proton blockchain, making a way for you to stay private on the world’s most capable blockchain.

Metal Employee Spotlight – Mike Fong and Maria Cho

Metal Employee Spotlight – Mike Fong and Maria Cho

Everything that we’re doing here at Metal is only possible with the excellent team we’ve built over the last few years. From designing Metal Pay to be the easiest way to buy and use cryptocurrency, to building the Proton blockchain to power the next generation of DeFi...

Long Staking – The next evolution in Staking, powered by Proton

Long Staking – The next evolution in Staking, powered by Proton

The Altcoin Dilemma There is a certain type of stress presented by investing in cryptocurrency: you’re tempted to buy one coin, but you’re nervous about missing out on the performance of other coins. We all have stories of knowing about a certain cryptocurrency,...

Proton creates a pathway for Banks to enter DeFi

Proton creates a pathway for Banks to enter DeFi

In recent days, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), a bureau within the US Department of the Treasury that oversees banks, has issued new guidance that affects most financial institutions. Banks are now encouraged to adopt new technologies by...

Metal 2020 – Year in Review

Metal 2020 – Year in Review

The past year has been a shock for billions of people around the world. It seemed like no other year in recent memory had such a mix of good news and bad news, hardship and excitement, opportunities and closed doors. 2020 has been hard, but it has also been an...

Marshall’s AMA with WazirX – MTL, Proton, and more!

Marshall’s AMA with WazirX – MTL, Proton, and more!

Our CEO, Marshall Hayner, recently sat down with the team from WazirX to celebrate them listing our first cryptocurrency, Metal (MTL), on their exchange! WazirX is one of the largest and most trusted exchanges in India; adding MTL to this exchange gives over a billion...

Metal Heads-up – November 2020

Metal Heads-up – November 2020

It’s pretty ironic that just as the seasons change and winter inches closer, the cryptocurrency winter is beginning to fade. The price of Bitcoin is climbing, altcoins are following close behind, and whispers about cryptocurrency are spreading throughout the media. It...

Introducing Verified Identities on Proton

Introducing Verified Identities on Proton

We’re thrilled to announce that Verified Identities are now available on Proton mainnet! This means that users who opt into providing KYC information can receive a Proton Verified checkmark, minimizing opportunities for mistakes and unlocking new features. Verified...

Securing Elections with Proton – Free, Fast, and Fair

Securing Elections with Proton – Free, Fast, and Fair

Voting is a fundamental part of every democracy, and for good reason: the idea that the people have the ability to choose their leaders is powerful. Few other systems of government allow the people to have this sort of direct influence over the course of their nation,...

Metal Heads-up – October 2020

Metal Heads-up – October 2020

Can you feel it? Just as the weather is starting to cool off, the cryptocurrency industry is heating up with a whirlwind of updates and news stories. Big players are fully embracing cryptocurrency, skeptics are finally joining the winning team, and the IRS is making...

Announcing the release of the Proton Web SDK with documentation

Announcing the release of the Proton Web SDK with documentation

To encourage the continued progress of the Proton blockchain, and support developers who are actively building with Proton, we have released our Web SDK along with documentation. Proton Web SDK The Proton Web SDK is built off of Greymass’s Anchor-link and the...

Marshall Hayner shares the vision for Proton

Marshall Hayner shares the vision for Proton

In this video, Marshall Hayner, CEO at Proton, lays out the vision for Proton, payments with @names on the blockchain, pending fiat payments, and a complete rethink of banking and credit cards.

MTL is now live on mainnet!

MTL is now live on mainnet!

We’re proud of our MTL token and the way that it has been used for Pop rewards, activating lower fees for buying and selling cryptocurrency, and more. MTL was designed to be a highly functional digital asset, and we’ve been blown away by how our community has embraced...

Proton Swapping Tool is Live  – Unlocking Staking and More!

Proton Swapping Tool is Live – Unlocking Staking and More!

We’re thrilled to announce that our brand new Proton Swap tool is now live and ready for iOS and Android users of the Proton Wallet. This tool will allow you to swap your XPR based on the Ethereum blockchain to mainnet XPR - which opens up all other functions of the...

Ubitquity to integrate Proton for real estate transactions

Ubitquity to integrate Proton for real estate transactions

Proton has teamed up with Ubitquity LLC to reimagine how real-world use cases of blockchain technology can look. Ubitquity is a leader in enterprise-ready blockchain technology, known for their secure platform that enables real estate and record-keeping to be done in...

Proton (XPR) is now listed on Uniswap

Proton (XPR) is now listed on Uniswap

We’re thrilled to announce that Proton is now available on Uniswap! Uniswap is a decentralized exchange (DEX) that runs a protocol on the Ethereum blockchain, allowing traders to trade ETH and ERC20 tokens directly from their Ethereum wallets. You can trade XPR on...

Metal Heads-up – August 2020

Metal Heads-up – August 2020

August is one of those busy months where the sleepy days of summer give way to a whirlwind of activity. Parents around the country are scratching their heads trying to figure out how school is supposed to look this year, and college students are doing the same. While...

Proton Wallet Alpha is now available for download!

Proton Wallet Alpha is now available for download!

Have you ever thought how crazy it is that our user name also functions as our password in the traditional world of finance? Literally, our debit and credit card numbers are both the user name and the password combined into one string to our bank account. It’s funny...

Proton (XPR) Profile

Proton (XPR) Profile

Launched in 2020, Proton is a new public blockchain and smart contract platform designed for both consumer applications and peer-peer payments.  Proton is built around two key components: a secure identity and financial settlements layer that allows...

Proton (XPR) is now listed on OKEx

Proton (XPR) is now listed on OKEx

We’re thrilled to announce that Proton is now available on OKEx. OKEx is a world-leading digital asset exchange, providing advanced financial services to traders globally by using blockchain technology. The following XPR pairs are available on OKEx: XPR/BTC XPR/USDT...

Demonstration of on-chain staking and voting with the Proton Wallet

Demonstration of on-chain staking and voting with the Proton Wallet

We’re thrilled to demonstrate the new “Proton Wallet”- featuring on-chain staking and voting for block producers. Additionally, it shows claiming rewards for staking. Click on the play icon above to watch the demo video. The Proton Wallet will replace the Lynx wallet...

Metal Heads-up — July 2020

Metal Heads-up — July 2020

Ah, the dog days of summer. Everything seems to be getting hotter these days - from the temperature, to the cryptocurrency markets. While we’re seeing record-breaking highs across the United States and around the world, we’ve heard that several altcoins are...

HitBTC lists mainnet Proton

HitBTC lists mainnet Proton

We’re thrilled to announce that HitBTC added support for mainnet Proton (XPRM)! HitBTC is one of the oldest and fastest-growing crypto exchanges! Please note that the Ethereum (ERC20) version of Proton (XPR)  remains available to trade on HitBTC as well.  Mainnet...

Announcing Early Beta Releases of Proton Open SDK

Announcing Early Beta Releases of Proton Open SDK

We are excited to announce that we are rolling out part of the Proton Open SDK early as beta releases. While we have been building non-stop since we last wrote about this, we decided that we should roll out the Proton Open SDK in phases. This way, developers and the...

Metal Heads-up — June 2020

Metal Heads-up — June 2020

Is it just us, or is it feeling hotter outside these days? Not only did the month of June see record heat around the world, but there was also a giant dust cloud from the Sahara Desert that blew across the Atlantic - because apparently anything can happen in 2020....

2020 Midyear Review – Metal X, Proton, and more

2020 Midyear Review – Metal X, Proton, and more

We know that 2020 has been a year like never before for everyone around the world, and there’s quite a bit to feel unnerved about. However, there’s also a lot of good that has been happening that we shouldn’t lose sight of. For example, the cast of Parks and...

Announcing Proton Open SDK and Proton Lightweight Wallet

Announcing Proton Open SDK and Proton Lightweight Wallet

We are excited to announce that, following the completion of the Lynx acquisition and the launch of the Proton mainnet, Metal has begun work on a number of fully open-sourced libraries which will allow developers to easily integrate with the Proton Blockchain....

Metal & Lynx have officially merged!

Metal & Lynx have officially merged!

We are thrilled to announce that, as of today, Metal and Lynx have officially merged into one team! This is one of the largest mergers in the cryptocurrency industry and a signal of amazing things to come. Additionally, this was a merger that was carried out in the...

The epic 10 hour AMA marathon with Marshall!

The epic 10 hour AMA marathon with Marshall!

On Tuesday, May 12th, our CEO Marshall Hayner was invited to the GAINS Associates Telegram chat for a routine quiz and AMA. An hour was planned to answer your burning questions about the Metal platform and the Proton blockchain. Marshall surprised everyone as he...