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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Successful Hard Fork governance on the Blockchain

Yesterday the first stakeholder approved Hard Fork went live on the Decred Blockchain. Community members, developers and holders voted in favour of a hard fork to replace the old stake difficulty algorithm, the mechanism that determines the PoS ticket price. The new stake difficulty algorithm will bring more stable ticket prices. Based on simulations, it is expected that the new prices will range between 50 – 70 DCR. This makes PoS mining buying much easier. Affordable tickets will be available during any interval, which means that there will be less competition on ticket fees – and thus a higher profit margin! What are the benefits of a Hard Fork governance… 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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10K Visits Milestone for Decredible

Decredible has grown very fast. Today – about 2 months after launch – we have reached the milestone of 10 thousand visits. We have provided news updates and information about Decred to more than unique 1700 visitors. If you like the work we are doing: keep sharing our content and donate some DCR if you can.   We thank you all for your Decredible support. We will keep sharing relevant news and important information. Time period: Visitors Visits Last 30 Days: 863 5027 Total: 1707 10174 This table has been created using WP Statistics.

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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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Free timestamp service on the Blockchain

News from the official Decred blog! As described in the 2017 Decred Roadmap, an important goal is to let each community member participate in the governance of Decred. To achieve this goal, a brand new proposal system is being developed. The proposal system will have two components: a blockchain-based timestamping service and a transparent version-controlled database of proposals. The recent blog post has revealed dcrtime, the public timestamping service. The primary motivation for dcrtime is the desire for the proposal system to have maximum transparency and accountability, while having a minimal onchain footprint. Dcrtime was written by Marco Peereboom over the past couple months and is the result of collaboration between Marco, Jake Yocom-Piatt… Read More

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New on Reddit: Ask Me Anything

News from the Decred Subreddit! As you can read on this thread, there will be a weekly Ask Me Anything (AMA) with members of the Decred Team. This initiative was launched to promote community involvement and to increase transparency of the Decred Project. The first AMA will take place this Thursday (June 8th) with Lead developer Dave Collins, and several other members of the Decred Team.

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