Decred challenges you at DEFCON

Decred is going to DEFCON! There will be a special event. When? Saturday night, July 29th.  Doors open at 9:30pm Where? The location is a secret… You’ll find out where the party is when you’re given your entry badge. A badge will be required to attend, so don’t show up if you don’t have a badge. Badge? Complete the Access Challenge. Earn a badge by being one of the first 250 people to complete a series of hacker puzzles and challenges themed around the party. Theme? The theme for this party is BATTLE ROYALE. Costumes and cosplay for the party are not required but are encouraged. Why? Fun! Comradery! Entertainment! Free drinks!* And last but… Read More

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Retweet contest with 30DCR prize

Are you active on Twitter? Good news for you: a brand new way to earn yourself some DCR! There is a Retweet contest on the official Decred Twitter. 3 prizes of 30DCR, more than 1000$ each You have until on July 30 to submit your LIVING LARGE picture. Make sure to add #decred to your reply and Retweet the contest to your followers. DECRED DEV LIVING LARGE IN DCR JUMPSUIT! RANDOM GIVEAWAY RT + REPLY w/ your LIVING LRG pic & #decred 3 WINNERS JULY 31 PRIZE 30 DCR EACH pic.twitter.com/2H3LOWpkDf — Decred (@decredproject) June 28, 2017

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Exodus welcomes Decred with special puzzle

Decred is now supported by Exodus, a desktop app that allows users to hold and exchange several blockchain assets. With this partnership, Decred participants can enjoy complete and easy control of their currency. They also enjoy full privacy on all transactions, thanks to Exodus integration with ShapeShift. “We are excited to offer this extension of the DCR network. Exodus gives our users a virtual wallet that is both user-friendly and secure. Empowering users to manage blockchain assets in a simple, one-click manner is the practical, down-to-earth use-case that is essential for the long-term growth of this industry.” – Jake Yocom-Piatt, Project Lead, Decred “Written into the Decred project ethos are… Read More

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Brave New Coin writes about Decred

The world is beginning to notice the story of Decred. Today the well-known website Brave New Coin (BNC) published an article called “Decred launches decentralized voting process for blockchain protocol changes”. You can read the article here: https://bravenewcoin.com/news/decred-launches-decentralized-voting-process-for-blockchain-protocol-changes/ BNC provides news and insights. The coverage spans every aspect of the Digital Currency and Blockchain Ecosystem, including its impact on the greater FinTech and Payments space. BNC publishes regular Tech Wraps, Weekly Market Updates, features, interviews and a steady stream of industry thought-leader guest posts.

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Decred a true Bitcoin contender?

Blockchain is revolutionising money. Since Satoshi Nakamoto unveiled Bitcoin we have witnessed a massive growth of companies and codebases. Hundreds of promising cryptocurrencies have emerged. However, only a select few have proven themselves as true contenders to Bitcoin. Decred is one of them. Among the other ‘contenders’ are Ethereum, Monero, Dash, and Zcash. Read the complete article here: https://cointelegraph.com/news/top-10-altcoins-all-you-wanted-to-know-about-bitcoins-contenders Different point of view We can ask the question: is the competition narrative really what we need? According to some experts, cooperation and collaboration are lacking in the world of Blockchain. For example, Andreas Antonopoulos blamed some of Bitcoin’s development delays partly on community trolling. Working together could help to solve many larger issues… Read More

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Upcoming 1.0.0 Decred Release

In a recent edition of Bitcoin PR Buzz, the focus is on the monumental, historical Decred 1.0.0 release. The hype is more than justified in this case. Titled Decred Releases v1.0: The World’s First Cryptocurrency of the People, for the People, and by the People, it elucidates the most important facets of this breakthrough in the world of crypto currency governance. “This historic release puts Decred stakeholders in charge of shaping the future of Decred through direct community consensus voting. For the first time in the history of cryptocurrencies, governing control moves away from centralized authorities, such as developers and miners, and is given to the community of stakeholders.” Decred… Read More

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