Account Abstraction (EIP-2938): Why & What

Account Abstraction (EIP-2938): Why & What

This article motivates the need for Account Abstraction in the context of smart contract wallets and highlights key aspects of EIP-2938 by describing the proposed protocol changes and impact on nodes.

Status Supports the ETH 2.0 Deposit Contract

Status Supports the ETH 2.0 Deposit Contract

This article is an announcement of Status and Nimbus teams signaling support for the contract deployed at address 0x00000000219ab540356cbb839cbe05303d7705fa to be the canonical deposit contract for Eth2.

Status App Notifications on iOS

Status App Notifications on iOS

This article explores notifications on the Status iOS app. It explains how iOS notifications are implemented in a privacy-friendly manner using the decentralized P2P architecture of Status Messenger and concludes by discussing security and privacy considerations of this approach.

Status Desktop: Why & What

Status Desktop: Why & What

This article motivates the need for Status Desktop in this Post-PC era and articulates our aspirational goals that it aligns with. It describes the software stack and concludes by showcasing some of its features and roadmap plans.

Can we can Spam?

Can we can Spam?

This deep-dive article explores the historical context of spam, reviews mitigations on relevant platforms, challenges in the context of Status principles and architecture, current countermeasures and future proposals with their pros and cons.

Let's Rock 'n Rollup

Let's Rock 'n Rollup

This article dives into Rollups by summarizing the why, what and who aspects. We review conceptual ideas of the two broad categories of Rollups — ZK Rollups and Optimistic Rollups — and then reference some of their leading implementations. Finally, we describe its relevance to Status Network.

The Life of a Message

The Life of a Message

This article describes the architectural building blocks of Status messenger and illustrates the journey of Alice’s message to Bob through different layers of the protocol stack.

Privacy vs Convenience

Privacy vs Convenience

We reflect on the topic of ‘privacy versus convenience’ and how they often seem to conflict with each other. We explore this in the context of account identifiers on Status messenger and evaluate this choice in light of the recent debate around PIN-related features of the Signal messenger.

Status App Notifications on Android

Status App Notifications on Android

Notifications are a crucial part of the mobile app experience. One of the most anticipated features in Status app, version 1.4 of Status app brings notification support on Android.