September was faced paced and full of progress which include The United States Department of Energy, Voice of Blockchain Conference, all time highs for open node usage, 36 tx/sec reached, Pegnet creating more buzz and more.   Read it all below.  As always the baseline of information can be found on the main site - https://www.factomprotocol.org/.


Highlights

Factom® Protocol to be Used by TFA Labs to Explore Securing the Energy Grid as Part of US Government Funded Project - read

  • full news coverage below

Voice of Blockchain

  • Gold Sponsor (ad in program, dedicated email, Factom Stage + more)
  • Booth - 200+ people stopped by and more walked by.  Located next to Helium (who also has a mint and burn mechanism inspired by Factom's)
  • 1 Factom Focused Keynote from ANO Dennis Bunfield
  • 3 Panels with Factom representation

36 Transaction / Second - https://twitter.com/worthyOFretweet/status/1178734890956836864?s=19

All Time Highs of Open Node Usage  

Python library for DIDs on Factom -

International Associations for Court Administration - Regional Conference

Pegnet

FactomPro Launch - Link

  • Full news coverage below

Validity.EU Launch - Link


News Coverage

  • Dept of Energy News

1. CoinDesk (8.17 total monthly viewers) - US Energy Department Funds Trial of Factom Blockchain to Secure Power Grid - https://www.coindesk.com/us-energy-department-funds-trial-of-factom-blockchain-to-secure-power-grid

2. Yahoo Finance (178.93 million total monthly viewers) - US Energy Department Funds Trial of Factom Blockchain to Secure Power Grid - https://finance.yahoo.com/news/us-energy-department-funds-trial-130021787.html

3. Bit-Media - Factom® Protocol to be Used by TFA Labs to Explore Securing the Energy Grid as Part of US Government Funded Project - https://bit-media.org/blockchain/factom-protocol-to-be-used-by-tfa-labs-to-explore-securing-the-energy-grid-as-part-of-us-government-funded-project/

4. Bitrss - Factom® Protocol to be Used by TFA Labs to Explore Securing the Energy Grid as Part of US Government Funded Project - https://bitrss.com/news/143583/factom-protocol-to-be-used-by-tfa-labs-to-explore-securing-the-energy-grid-as-part-of-us-government-funded-project

5. Cointelegraph (8.78 million total monthly viewers) - U.S. Dep. of Energy Grants $200,000 to Blockchain Company to Secure Grid - https://cointelegraph.com/news/us-dep-of-energy-grants-200-000-to-blockchain-company-to-secure-grid

6. Token Post - TFA Labs taps Factom blockchain to secure energy grid as part of US government-funded project - https://tokenpost.com/TFA-Labs-taps-Factom-blockchain-to-secure-energy-grid-as-part-of-US-government-funded-project-3319

7. Fintech Finance - Factom® Protocol to be Used by TFA Labs to Explore Securing the Energy Grid as Part of US Government Funded Project - https://www.fintech.finance/01-news/factom-protocol-to-be-used-by-tfa-labs-to-explore-securing-the-energy-grid-as-part-of-us-government-funded-project/

8. DailyCoin.info - US Department of Energy Fund Trials Blockchain Factom to Secure Electricity Networks - https://dailycoin.info/us-department-energy-fund-trials-blockchain-factom-secure-electricity-networks/

9. Crypto Coin Growth - U.S. Dep. of Energy Grants $200,000 to Blockchain Company to Secure Grid - https://cryptocoingrowth.com/2019/09/06/u-s-dep-of-energy-grants-200000-to-blockchain-company-to-secure-grid/

10. Decryptonews - US Department of Energy Funds Blockchain Trial to Secure Power Grid - https://decryptonews.com/home/2019/9/5/us-energy-department-funds-blockchain-trial

11. Crypto News Australia - US Energy Department Funds Trial of Factom Blockchain to Secure Power Grid - https://cryptonews.com.au/story/us-energy-department-funds-trial-of-factom-blockchain-to-secure-power-grid-100145

12. Coin.fyi - US Department of Energy Funds Trial on the Factom Protocol to the Secure Power Grid - https://coin.fyi/news/factom/us-department-of-energy-funds-trial-on-the-factom-protocol-to-the-secure-po-d01afz

13. Crypto Ninjas - TFA Labs to explore use of Factom blockchain to secure energy grid - https://www.cryptoninjas.net/2019/09/06/tfa-labs-to-explore-use-of-factom-blockchain-to-secure-energy-grid/

14. Cryptocurrency Market - US Government invests in blockchain - http://currencymarket24.com/u-s-government-invests-in-blockchain-breaking-news/

15. American Crypto Association - US Energy Department Funds Trial of Factom Blockchain to Secure Power Grid - https://www.americancryptoassociation.com/2019/09/05/us-energy-department-funds-trial-of-factom-blockchain-to-secure-power-grid/

16. Malta Winds - Factom® Protocol to be Used by TFA Labs to Explore Securing the Energy Grid as Part of US Government Funded Project - https://maltawinds.com/2019/09/07/factom-protocol-to-be-used-by-tfa-labs-to-explore-securing-the-energy-grid-as-part-of-us-government-funded-project/

17. CryptonewsZ - US Department of Energy Permits Around $200,000 to TFA Labs for Grid Security - https://www.cryptonewsz.com/the-us-department-of-energy-permits-around-200000-dollars-to-factom-for-grid-security/41337/

18. Lexology (1.17 million total monthly viewers) - Blockchain Developments: Energy Grids, Automobiles, Stablecoins, International Regulations, SEC Enforcement - https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=e39207c1-69df-4779-9602-882452bcd4ac

19. JD Supra (535,720 total monthly viewers) - Blockchain Developments: Energy Grids, Automobiles, Stablecoins, International Regulations, SEC Enforcement - https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/blockchain-developments-energy-grids-39538/

20. Blockchain Magazine (280,340 total monthly viewers) - TFA Lab Raises $ 200,000 From U.S DOE To Protect National Power Grid - https://www.blockchainmagazine.net/tfa-lab-raises-200000-from-u-s-doe-to-protect-national-power-grid/

21. Bitstarz - Factom Involved in Trial to Protect US Power Grid - https://news.bitstarz.com/factom-involved-in-trial-to-protect-us-power-grid

22. Pioneering Minds - DOE Grants $200,000 To Blockchain Company To Secure Grid - https://www.pioneeringminds.com/doe-grants-200000-blockchain-company-secure-grid/

23. FXStreet (3.7 million total monthly viewers) - $200,000 to be granted to TFA Labs by  the U.S. Department of Energy - https://www.fxstreet.com/cryptocurrencies/news/200-000-to-be-granted-to-factom-by-the-us-department-of-energy-for-overall-grid-security-201909070545

24. Mondaq (1.24 million total monthly viewers) - Blockchain Developments For Energy Grids, Automobiles, Enterprise Protocols - http://www.mondaq.com/unitedstates/x/844310/fin+tech/Blockchain+Developments+for+Energy+Grids+Automobiles+Enterprise+Protocols

25. Bitcoin Exchange Guide (131,600 total monthly viewers) - US Department Of Energy Grants $200k To TFA Labs To Secure Power Grid Using Factom's Blockchain - https://bitcoinexchangeguide.com/us-department-of-energy-grants-200k-to-tfa-labs-to-secure-power-grid-using-factoms-blockchain/

26. CIA News - U.S Department of Energy Grants $200,000 to TFA labs which use Factom to Secure the National Power Grid - https://cia.news/en/u-s-department-of-energy-grants-200000-to-factom-wants-to-secure-the-national-power-grid/

27. Business Blockchain HQ - Factom Blockchain Trial by US Department of Energy - https://businessblockchainhq.com/business-blockchain-news/factom-blockchain-trial-by-us-department-of-energy/

28. Cryptocation - U.S. Department Of Energy Backs Cryptocurrency Startup, Factom - https://thecryptocation.com/u-s-department-of-energy-backs-cryptocurrency-startup-factom/

29. Karma Impact - Energy Dept. Harnesses Startups, Takes Small Steps Into Using Blockchain to Protect Power Grid - https://karmaimpact.com/energy-dept-harnesses-startups-takes-small-steps-into-using-blockchain-to-protect-power-grid/

30. Crypto currency - Factom Protocol to be Used by TFA Labs to Explore Securing the Energy Grid as Part of US Government Funded Project - https://www.cryptocurrency.ovh/2019/09/factom-protocol-to-be-used-by-tfa-labs.html

31. The National Law Review (338,000 total monthly viewers) - DOE AWARDS $200,000 TO BLOCKCHAIN START-UP TO IMPROVE GRID DATA INTEGRITY - https://www.natlawreview.com/article/energizer-volume-52


  • FactomPro News Coverage

1. Silicon Angle (200,000 total monthly views) - Factom Protocol launches Factom Pro, a new secure enterprise data storage product - https://siliconangle.com/2019/09/18/factom-protocol-launches-new-secure-data-storage-product-factom-pro-enterprise/

2. Bit Media - Factom® Protocol Launches New Secure Data Storage Product for Business, ‘Factom® PRO - https://bit-media.org/blockchain/factom-protocol-launches-new-secure-data-storage-product-for-business-factom-pro/

3. Crypto Ninjas - Factom launches new blockchain secure data storage service for business - https://www.cryptoninjas.net/2019/09/18/factom-launches-new-blockchain-secure-data-storage-service-for-business/

4. Fintech Finance - Factom® Protocol Launches New Secure Data Storage Product for Business, ‘Factom® PRO’- https://www.fintech.finance/01-news/factom-protocol-launches-new-secure-data-storage-product-for-business-factom-pro/

5. Bitrss - Factom® Protocol Launches New Secure Data Storage Product for Business, ‘Factom® PRO’ - https://bitrss.com/news/144877/factom-protocol-launches-new-secure-data-storage-product-for-business-factom-pro

6. Satoshi Nakamoto Blog - Factom launches new blockchain secure data storage service for business - https://www.satoshinakamotoblog.com/factom-launches-new-blockchain-secure-data-storage-service-for-business

7. Block Tribune - Blockchain Firm Factom Protocol Launches New Secure Data Storage Product For Business - https://blocktribune.com/blockchain-firm-factom-protocol-launches-new-secure-data-storage-product-for-business/

8. Enterprise Times - Factom PRO launched blockchain-secured data storage - https://www.enterprisetimes.co.uk/2019/09/25/factom-pro-launched-blockchain-secured-data-storage/

9. Coin News Telegraph - Factom PRO launched blockchain-secured data storage - https://coinnewstelegraph.com/factom-pro-launched-blockchain-secured-data-storage-enterprise-times/


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