Category: Protocol Labs

Protocol Labs launches Filecoin Archives with digital library Internet Archive

Protocol Labs launches Filecoin Archives with digital library Internet Archive

Crypto company Protocol Labs has partnered with digital database Internet Archive to launch Filecoin Archives, a community project that aims to preserve information and datasets. According to the announcement, which comes nearly two weeks after Filecoin launched on mainnet, Filecoin Archives will “curate, disseminate and preserve important open access information” that faces a risk of […]

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Three big questions about the future of Filecoin now that it has finally launched

Three big questions about the future of Filecoin now that it has finally launched

Quick Take Three years after it became an ICO poster child, decentralized data storage platform Filecoin has finally launched  Now that it’s live, will people use it? Will it take IPFS to the next level? And what’s next for the developer team? This feature story is available to subscribers of The Block Daily. You can […]

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Decentralized storage project Filecoin launches long-anticipated mainnet

Decentralized storage project Filecoin launches long-anticipated mainnet

Decentralized information storage project Filecoin has finally launched its mainnet at block 148,888.  The launch comes three years after Filecoin’s initial coin offering, which raised over $205 million in 2017 and was one of the largest token sales that year. The process towards Filecoin’s launch has been marked by numerous delays and a recent investor […]

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Blockchain-based storage network Filecoin to launch mainnet in October

Blockchain-based storage network Filecoin to launch mainnet in October

Decentralized storage network Filecoin expects to launch on mainnet on October 15, the Filecoin team announced in a blog post published Sunday.  The platform, developed by Protocol Labs, is meant to enable users to buy and sell unused storage using the network’s cryptocurrency, filecoin (FIL). The mainnet was originally supposed to launch in March of […]

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