The team reached a major milestone by launching the EKO Blockchain Platform Test-net. The interface of the EKO Blockchain Platform uses the domain:
We adopted the .computer domain to signify that blockchain is more fundamental than an application, blockchain is a new way of organizing data and applications. It can be said of as a new world-wide computer operating system with built-in value transfer and transaction functionalities.
Our core EchoLink service has been deployed on the EKO Blockchain Platform. The platform (EKO.computer) will be open to developers to test deploy smart contracts. Currently, solidity smart contract and EVM compatible contracts are supported. In the future, WebAssembly based smart contracts and other industry standard contracts will also be supported.