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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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This Week (11/29) at Dash Core Group

This Week (11/29) at Dash Core Group

Hello Dash Community! Happy Thanksgiving to all our American Dash users. Here’s what’s been going on at Dash Core Group this week. Released DashCore v0.14.0.4 with improvements to maximize InstantSend stability Added a dark theme for the DashQT wallet and made some related optimizations to improve the appearance of the UI when in dark mode Made some tweaks to the ‘Send’ popup message in DashQT Wallet, including highlighting when not all recipients of a transaction are displayed, clarified text explaining fee rounding in PrivateSend, display of transaction size and actual fee rate,

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Alt Thirty Six’s New Payment Platform Aims To Solve A Huge Cash And Card Problem In The Weed Industry

Alt Thirty Six’s New Payment Platform Aims To Solve A Huge Cash And Card Problem In The Weed Industry

As anyone who has bought legal marijuana at a dispensary knows, the payment system is always a little bit confusing. Is it cash only? Do they accept credit and debit card? It’s complicated — and doesn’t always make for the most seamless transaction. Since cannabis is not federally legalized, many dispensaries’ access to card processing options are hindered. This means consumers are scrambling trying to figure out the proper way to pay for products. While some do allow plastic credit and debit cards, many are still a cash only business. Thankfully, there’s a new user-friendly (and

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Now you don’t need internet or a smartphone to make transactions with Dash.

Now you don’t need internet or a smartphone to make transactions with Dash.

When I discovered this service on twitter, I realized that innovation in the world of cryptocurrencies is practically unlimited. The reason for this initiative is set in the difficult Venezuelan ecosystem which is currently the most adverse in the world since today dictates that there has been many blackouts in all the country. Therefore, this venture is worth doing in a little more known so that it can be replicated in other cryptocurrencies and is scalable worldwide. Let’s take a look at it closely: What is Dash Text about? This crypto iniciative was created by Venezuelans who created a

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The InstantSend Function from Dash locks in Transactions immediately

The InstantSend Function from Dash locks in Transactions immediately

Dash moves your money your way. Travala is a service that permits users to pay for their hotel stays using cryptocurrency. Travala, CEO Matt Luczynski, stated, “This partnership allows our users to access Booking.com’s accommodation listings, as well as the listings from several…” About 20 major crypto assets including Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Dash (DASH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC), EOS, Stellar (XLM), Cardano (ADA), Binance Chain (BNB), Monero (XMR), Tron (TRX), XRP and Dai (DAI) can be used to pay for stay using crypto at Booking.com. Ryan Taylor, Dash Core Group CEO,

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Ryan Taylor: Dash Backporting Bitcoin, Rejects Lightning, Segwit, Replace-By-Fee

Ryan Taylor: Dash Backporting Bitcoin, Rejects Lightning, Segwit, Replace-By-Fee

According to Dash Core Group CEO Ryan Taylor, Dash is focused on keeping up to date with the Bitcoin codebase while rejecting updates such as Replace-By-Fee and Segwit, made unnecessary by Dash pursuing scaling solutions other than the Lightning Network. In a recent interview on the Abra Money 3.0 podcast with CEO Bill Barhydt, Taylor mentioned that the Dash development team remains up-to-date with backporting Bitcoin’s codebase improvements, with a couple of notable exceptions: “We’re based on Bitcoin’s codebase and we do maintain backporting of the features that are rolled out to

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