MARCH 26, 2019 – BROOKLYN, NY Kadena is excited to announce that Chainweb–Kadena’s public proof-of-work blockchain–is now live in testnet!

What is Chainweb Testnet? This version features the core innovation of Kadena’s Chainweb: multiple, braided proof-of work chains progressing in parallel, each referencing its peer chains, synced over three global regions (Asia, US, EU) to represent a truly distributed, secure, scalable blockchain.

Chainweb Testnet v0 includes:

  • 10 chains – This is the most innovative and important feature of Chainweb. We are testing the security and scalability of braiding multiple Bitcoin-like (proof-of-work) chains.

  • Three regions – In order to truly test the speeds of a global network, Kadena’s Chainweb Testnet v0 will test global latencies by syncing across servers in Asia, North America, and Europe.

  • Fully open source and public binaries – Download and test the network yourself (Github links [pending]). Our public binaries are available at [pending]

  • Process Pact transactions –…

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Source: https://themerkle.com/announcement-kadena-public-blockchain-testnet-live/