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Dash Electrum is now available on Google Play Store

Dash Electrum is now available on Google Play Store

Dash Electrum is an easy-to-use Dash client based on Electrum. Dash Electrum protects you from losing coins if you lose your backup or suffer computer failure, because your wallet can be recovered from a secret phrase that can be written down on paper or learnt by heart. There is no waiting time when you start the client, because it does not download the Dash blockchain. Dash Electrum is open source software. The source code is available on GitHub.Dash Electrum is an easy-to-use Dash client based on Electrum. Dash Electrum protects you from losing coins if you lose your backup or suffer

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New Dash Animated Videos

New Dash Animated Videos

We released our first ‘What is Dash?’ video years ago and it has been long overdue for an update. Today, we are pleased to release a new video to introduce our favorite project to newcomers. We have produced two versions of the video because not everyone needs the same amount of information. The first version is shorter and focuses on the user benefits of Dash. The second version includes all the content from the first version and adds some more content on masternodes and governance, which is not immediately relevant to the average user. We plan to test both in different contexts and see

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This week (5/30) at #Dash Core Group!

This week (5/30) at #Dash Core Group!

Hello Dash community! Dash Core Group is a decentralized and remote team that continues to deliver on the promise of financial freedom. Here’s what’s been going on at Dash Core Group this past week: ? Finished Send/Receive/Search contact requests on DashPay for iOS ? Finished Register User Transaction UI & Search User on DashPay for Android ? Implemented Get Identity by Public Key Endpoints, allowing for significantly easier retrieval of a user’s identity given their public key. ? Implemented Identity Top-up state transition in DPP, which is a key component of allowing users to add

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WhiteBIT Adds Support for Dash ChainLocks and InstantSend, Offers Zero-Fee Trading

WhiteBIT Adds Support for Dash ChainLocks and InstantSend, Offers Zero-Fee Trading

Cryptocurrency exchange WhiteBIT has added support for Dash’s special transaction features ChainLocks and InstantSend, as well as offering zero-fee trading to promote the trading pair. In an announcement this week, Estonia-based cryptocurrency exchange WhiteBIT highlighted ChainLocks, Dash’s anti-51% attack security feature, as a follow-up to the exchange’s integration of support InstantSend instant transaction locking, including a temporary two-week period of zero-fee trading for the currency: “As we announced earlier, we have started our partnership with Dash by integrating

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Dash Celebrates Sixth Anniversary Full of Industry-Defining Innovations

Dash Celebrates Sixth Anniversary Full of Industry-Defining Innovations

On January 19th, Dash turned six years old, celebrating six years since the genesis block was mined for Xcoin, which was quickly rebranded to Darkcoin and later to Dash in early 2015. Over the course of its impressive run of over the better part of a decade, Dash has pioneered numerous innovations, consistently advancing the state of decentralized blockchain and payments technology and inspiring generations of imitators. Below is a rundown of Dash’s key developmental achievements over the past six years. True Digital Cash With Speed and Privacy A hallmark of its approach since rebranding to

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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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