Horizon Globex announces ERC20 token custody solution

Ganten Group Signs Agreement to Act as Trustee for Issuers ICO Tokens Zug, Switzerland (December 17th, 2018) – Horizon Globex GmbH of Switzerland (“Globex”), a Swiss software and communications business currently undertaking the Talketh.io ICO, announced the appointment of Ganten Group, Liechtenstein, to supply a blockchain custody and trustee service for VOX tokens issued to investors […]

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Cool Apps to Cosy Up With This Winter

By Sandra Quinn Twenty years ago, most people’s houses would have been filled with books, manuals, DVD’s and CD’s – now many of these have been replaced by apps on our smart phones and tablets. Apps are wonderful, as many of them are compatible with both Android and Apple and the majority are free or […]

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The Great Ethereum DDos of 2018

By Andrew Le Gear During July of 2018, the gas price for Ethereum rose by 500% to an Ether price of 100GWei (average), but some peaks of 150Gwei~ were seen.  This rise was unprecedented. On closer inspection of the block range 0x5AC91B to 0x5B009B where the rise occurred we see over 80,000 transactions centred around […]

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A Cheap Web App With Azure

By Dr. Andrew Le Gear, September 3, 2018 We have several complex and robust web solutions deployed here at Horizon. We use Azure App Services and find it is very professional and truly is a wonderful solution for production products, but this doesn’t come cheap. It costs about £700 per annum for a service plan that […]

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A Cure For Gas – Optimising an Ethereum Contract

By Dr. Andrew Le Gear In the previous blog [here] we described an attempt at creating a notarisation solution using Ethereum, which concluded that storage on the Ethereum blockchain was simply too expensive to make the business viable. However, there was still hope!  We continued to alter the original smart contract and eventually arrived at […]

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Horizon Launch’s Blockchain Notarization App

By Sandra Quinn “Crypto Valley” Zug, Switzerland – Feb/8/2018 – Horizon Globex, a leading specialist in Blockchain software, today announced the launch of its Ethereum blockchain Chat-Notarization app, Notar.ie. The Horizon technology certifies the authenticity of on-the-record online conversations, as witnessed, digitally signed and time-stamped blockchain truths. Notor.ie notarizes attribution, time and content, using independently […]

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How Some Technology Can Help Children to Develop and Learn?

By Sandra Quinn Technology is often lauded as the big bad monster when it comes to family life and the development and education of a child, but sometimes there are two sides to this coin and the other side is often hidden from view. There have been a number of studies to prove that technology […]

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Horizon Globex is Ahead of the Tech Game

By Sandra Quinn When this writer first heard she was about to see ‘the rig’ in the Horizon Globex offices in the University of Limerick, she imagined a picture of something like an oil rig. She had images in her head of something big, awkward, impressive and imposing. She was not expecting what she saw […]

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Program at Your Peril

How to get Yourself Hacked on the Ethereum Network By Dr. Andrew Le Gear We recently set up a transaction node connected to the Rinkeby Ethereum test network, for our server processes to execute smart contract transactions.  Our morbid curiosity had gotten the better of us as we wondered what level of hacking existed against […]

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Computer Says No

By Sandra Quinn ‘Computer Says No!’ – this is a common phrase bandied about in the modern world when people of any age from all walks of life, encounters a problem with their PC, laptop, tablet, mobile phone or smart device. Not many people will be able to or even inclined to recall where the […]

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