Dear ARPA community,

Happy Lunar New Year! The year of Ox signals a bullish outlook for the DeFi community. To ensure that the ARPA community is well-informed on the team’s latest improvement, we update ARPA’s development dynamics and progress through our monthly report. Thank you all for your support!

This is a look back at February. Enjoy!

01 ARPA Development Dynamics & Technology Progress

  1. Tested the Performance of Large Scale PIR Application on Open Health Database
  2. Built the ARPA Computation Node for Cloud Service
  3. Moved IEEE Shared Machine Learning Standard to SA Ballot
  4. Proposed the Cryptography Algorithm Security Level Requirement for PPC Products Standard
  5. Researched the On-chain…


Dear ARPA community,

To make sure that fellows of ARPA community are well informed of the latest developments of the team, we will update the project dynamics and progress in ARPA community in our monthly report. Thank you all for your support!

This is a look back at January. Enjoy!

01 ARPA Development Dynamics & Technology Progress

MPC

  1. Open-sourced ARPA computation network codebases
  2. Open-sourced privacy computation Proof-of-Concept repos
  3. Participated in the revision of federal learning-related group standard
  4. Developed the large-scale 2-party secure cross-tabulation

Smart Contract

  1. Researched theory of gas amount calculation on Ethereum
  2. Implemented smart contract testing utils
  3. Implemented smart contract scenario testing

02 Community, Marketing & Listings

ARPA Foundation Will Buy $250k of $GME from FTX and $250k $TRX from Binance

On Jan 29th, ARPA…


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On Dec 23rd, 2020, the “Cointelegraph China First Anniversary Global Blockchain Techinnovation Summit” was held in Sanya. During the summit, Cointelegraph CH awarded ARPA CEO & co-founder Felix Xu the TOP 100 Blockchain Influencers Award.

In their role as an observer of and commentator on the industry who bridges the Chinese and international markets, Cointelegraph China selected the TOP 100 Blockchain Influencers after considering factors such as a nominees’ industry contribution, innovative thinking, and media influence. Nominees come from different sections of the blockchain industry, including investment institutions, trading platforms, public chain, mining, wallets, and the media.

Besides Felix, Binance…


We are pleased to announce that ARPA has entered into a partnership with SafePal, a crypto wallet backed by Binance. SafePal will support $ARPA, and holders can receive SFP rewards by swapping and holding ARPA at SafePal. Besides this event, there will be future collaborations on ecosystem, global marketing, and more.

A 5,000,000 SFP reward pool is allocated to incentivize all participants who complete the Holding Challenges within the SafePal App. Users who swap and hold 4,500 ARPA for 7 days before January 31st are able to take an exclusive share from the total reward pool.

Following is a step-by-step…


Dear ARPA community,

To make sure that fellows of ARPA community are well informed of the latest developments of the team, we will update the project dynamics and progress in ARPA community in our monthly report. Thank you all for your support!

This is December in the rearview. Enjoy!

01 ARPA Development Dynamics & Technology Progress

MPC

  1. Blockchain-based privacy-preserving computation tool group standard was released. ARPA participated in the standard development
  2. Developed and published ARPA 2021 roadmap and milestone
  3. Set up the environment for large scale private set intersection test
  4. Compared and tested ABY3 and private-join-and-compute framework on large scale PSI
  5. Reorganized ARPA code base and ready…


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Over the past two years, ARPA has been implementing multi-party computation (MPC) technology with industry giants. For example, we partnered with JD Digits, the subsidiary of the second-largest e-commerce platform in China.

We have been taking the lead in shaping the privacy-preserving industry standard globally. We became an IEEE corporate member, along with Ant Financial, Apple, AT&T, and many others. What’s more, we joined MPC Alliance as one of its founding members. We are so excited to contribute with peers and grow with this young industry.

What’s next for ARPA? We will be working on the following in the coming…


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On October 29th, 2020, the Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair — 1st International Blockchain Industry Expo was hosted in Western China International Expo City. The conference was jointly organized by Chengdu Municipal People’s Government, China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (hereinafter referred to as “CAICT”), and other related organizations.

The fair’s theme was “Linking Ecology, Enabling a New Future,” focusing on the current status and trends of blockchain technology development and linking resources in the blockchain industry. …


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We are very honored to announce that ARPA Russian representatives, Nik Anikin and Yan Khavanskiy were selected as members of The Commission on Blockchain Technologies and Crypto Economy of Russia.

In order to give expert opinion and international experience to the creation of a regulated approach to the digital economy, the Russian-wide public organization Investment Russia established the Commission on Blockchain Technologies and Crypto Economy.

The Commission includes representatives of state organizations, international cryptocurrency exchanges (e.g. Binance and OKEX), the international blockchain consultancy company Colibri Group, the international blockchain rating agency and disclosure platform Xangle, international blockchain projects (ARPA, Bella…


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On November 30th, ARPA co-founder & CGO Yemu Xu attended the APEC Voices of the future 2020 Webinar as one of the China representatives.

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a regional economic forum established in 1989 to leverage the growing interdependence of the Asia-Pacific. APEC’s 21 members aim to create greater prosperity for the people of the region by promoting balanced, inclusive, sustainable, innovative and secure growth and by accelerating regional economic integration.

Founded in 2007, APEC Voices of the Future is a youth meeting for exchanges among young students from each economy held concurrently with the APEC Summit…


Dear ARPA community,

To make sure that fellows of ARPA community are well informed of the latest developments of the team, we will update the project dynamics and progress in ARPA community in our monthly report. Thank you all for your support!

This is November in the rearview. Enjoy!

01 ARPA Development Dynamics & Technology Progress

MPC

  1. Researched BLS12–381 DSS
  2. Researched blst algorithms library API
  3. Researched ETH 2.0 DSA proposal
  4. Researched Ethereum private transaction solutions based on zksnark
  5. Studied relayer payment for contract fee and ENS resolution
  6. Studied verification contracts of Pederson/MiMC hash schemes
  7. Initial integration with Azure Key Vault
  8. Attended CAICT Privacy-preserving computation workshop

Smart Contract

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