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.

KyberDAO and KNC Staking in the Status App

KyberDAO and KNC Staking in the Status App

Status is a window into the larger Ethereum world, and combinations like Status and Kyber show exactly the power of how private, mobile communication, mobile Ethereum wallet, decentralized exchange, and staking governance can work as part of an ecosystem.

The Case for Pseudonymity

The Case for Pseudonymity

Pseudo-anonymity enables an open society. Pseudo anonymity enables the right to privacy for one’s real self while enabling the “right to access” and reputations as social currency.

EIP-1559: ETH Fee Market Change Proposal

EIP-1559: ETH Fee Market Change Proposal

The current Ethereum "first price auction" fee model is considered inefficient & costly, and a large UX barrier for user adoption. In this article we'll explore the EIP-1559 improvement proposal to fix the problem!

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.

Nimbus Beacon Chain Assessment Kickoff

Nimbus Beacon Chain Assessment Kickoff

Announcing the start of a multi-vendor security assessment of the Nimbus Beacon Chain codebase. This assessment start is the result of the wonderful response we received from the initial Request for Proposal (RfP) sent out earlier this year.