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Dash Awarded Top Rating By Crypto Rating Council Above Ethereum and Zcash

Dash Awarded Top Rating By Crypto Rating Council Above Ethereum and Zcash

Dash has received the top rating from the Crypto Rating Council, passing Ethereum and Zcash and equaling Bitcoin in lowest possibility of being considered a security. In an announcement released today, The Crypto Rating Council, billed the “leading crypto financial services firms committed to practical compliance with the U.S. securities laws”, laid out new ratings for several top assets, including Dash, evaluating their likely regulatory standing with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC): “We are also pleased to publish new asset ratings for five additional

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Long-Awaited Dash Evolution Platform Released on Testnet with Developer Documentation Hub

Long-Awaited Dash Evolution Platform Released on Testnet with Developer Documentation Hub

Dash Platform, the long-awaited upgrade to the Dash network formerly codenamed Evolution, has been released to testnet including a developer documentation portal. In a post released today, Dash Core Group Product Owner Dana Alibrandi announced today the release of Dash Platform to Evonet, a public testnet enabling developers to experiment with the functionalities of the platform ahead of full mainnet release: “This release to Evonet marks a significant milestone after years of concerted effort by Dash Core Group, as we designed, redesigned, and finally implemented the Evolution vision as

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This Week In Dash: December 23rd – December 28th

This Week In Dash: December 23rd – December 28th

This week has been another very productive week in Dash, including the announcement of the release Dash Platform on EvoNet next week! Continue reading to get a summary of the week. Dash Network News of the Week: Dash Platform To Be Released to EvoNet Next Week: The Dash Core Group has announced via their Twitter account that they “plan to release Dash Platform on EvoNet, our public testing environment for Evolution features” on Monday, December 30th and they also plan to publish a blog post on the same day “that will detail the release and the public testing plan”. Dash Core Group

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Facebook Data for 267 Million Users Exposed Showcasing Need for Decentralized Applications

Facebook Data for 267 Million Users Exposed Showcasing Need for Decentralized Applications

Facebook has experienced a large data leak exposing millions of users, making a strong case for decentralized applications to maintain data security. Earlier this month, a security researcher reportedly discovered a database of private information pertaining to 267 million Facebook users including ID, phone number, and name. These users were nearly all based in the US, comprising over 80% of the entire estimated US population. This follows a breach in March where 400 million users were similarly exposed, with identifying details discovered freely available online. The growing trend of data

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This Week In Dash: December 16th – December 21st

This Week In Dash: December 16th – December 21st

This week continues to be an amazing week in Dash with new integrations and developments, continue reading to get a summary of the week. Dash Integrations of the Week: Pionex Singapore-Based Cryptocurrency Exchange Adds Dash: The Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange that currently has over $47.3 million USD in reported volume has partnered with Dash Next to integrate Dash trading pairs with Bitcoin and Tether (USDT). The exchange also features five trading bots built into the exchange, including grid-trading bots and dollar cost averaging bots to help investors gain better returns without

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Xera UK-Based Cryptocurrency Exchange Announces Dash Integration

Xera UK-Based Cryptocurrency Exchange Announces Dash Integration

Xera, a cryptocurrency exchange based in the UK, has announced that Dash will be integrated into the platform starting early next year. In the announcement released this week, the exchange announced the planned integration of Dash to the platform expanding access to UK-based traders. Xera currently lists Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and XRP, with additional “listing partners” IOTA, Dash, DigiByte, Credits, and Power Ledger. The Dash integration is slated to take place in the first quarter of 2020. Xera joins cryptocurrency exchanges such as CEX.io in serving the UK markets. Another

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Dash release 0.14.0.5

Dash release 0.14.0.5

We are happy to announce the release of 0.14.0.5. This release includes binaries, which can be downloaded at https://www.dash.org/downloads/ # About this Release Dash Core 0.14.0.5 is a minor release of the Dash Core 0.14.0.x series. This is a new minor version release, bringing various bugfixes and improvements. We consider this a stable release. We suggest every node (including masternodes and non-masternode) operator to upgrade to 0.14.0.5 as this release contains a fix for a serious DoS vector. Notable changes =============== Fix for a DoS vector ——————– This release

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Dash Core Group Announces Bold Ideas to Improve Dash’s Lagging Market Performance

Dash Core Group Announces Bold Ideas to Improve Dash’s Lagging Market Performance

Dash Core Group’s CEO Ryan Taylor laid out a bold plan to fix Dash’s poor price performance relative to the rest of the cryptocurrency markets, including potentially reducing the proof-of-work mining reward and introducing elements of proof-of-stake. This was previously alluded to in an extended Twitter thread earlier in the week. During a comprehensive presentation to close out the Dash Evolution Open House event this weekend Scottsdale, Arizona, Taylor outlined a comprehensive history of Dash’s structure and its resulting impact on the price, citing previous price spikes and crashes

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Dash Explorer to be Updated to Insight on January 7th at 2pm GMT

Dash Explorer to be Updated to Insight on January 7th at 2pm GMT

Currently, explorer.dash.org is based on the Abe API, which is outdated and has limited functionality in comparison to the new and improved API, Insight. We have made the internal decision to update Dash Explorer to the Insight API. Previously, we deployed an instance of Insight which can be viewed here: https://insight.dash.org/insight/ for testing and to verify that the new functionality would be sufficient for Dash explorer purposes. These changes will affect any users who are currently using the API on explorer.dash.org, as the API change from Abe to Insight will create differences in the

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Dash Decides to Update Dash Explorer to Improved Insight API

Dash Decides to Update Dash Explorer to Improved Insight API

Michael Seitz, marketing manager at decentralized payment solution Dash, announced that the Dash Explorer will be updated to Insight on January 7th, 2020. In a Dec. 4 blog post, Seitz explained that Dash has made the internal decision to update the current explorer.dash.org, which is based on the Abe application programming interface (API). the old API is reportedly “outdated and has limited functionality in comparison to the new and improved API, Insight.” Insight is an open-source Dash blockchain explorer that will be used for writing web wallets and other apps that need more advanced

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