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Overpaying for Security, or Misallocating? Bitcoin and Dash vs. 51% Attacks

Recent cryptocurrency news has been dominated by 51% attacks, whereby a single actor controls the majority of the mining power and is able to use this to reverse transactions. Bitcoin Gold and Verge, as well as Monacoin, recently suffered similar attacks. This has called into question original estimates of the level of network security provided by pure proof-of-work mining. A ...

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A UK Company Appears to have Successfully Trademarked the Name ‘Bitcoin’

A London, UK based company, A.B.C. IPHoldings South West, appears to have successfully trademarked the name ‘Bitcoin’ in relation to clothing and manufactured products. The trademark filing dates back to December 22 2017 with the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) in the United Kingdom. It was revealed after a representative of the company reached out to an Etsy entrepreneur selling t-shirts ...

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Dash Adds Overhauled Documentation, New Support Portal

Dash has added an expanded documentation portal to its site, as well as a new support section. Located on Docs.Dash.org, serves as a major overhaul to the public official documentation formerly used, the Dash wiki. The new site serves as a more updated and accessible documentation portal for newcomers to longtime users alike to learn the ins and outs of ...

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Why Everyone Will Soon Copy Dash, and How Dash Can Survive

It’s not secret that Dash has pioneered some of the biggest innovations in the space, many of them relatively unheralded until recently. However, the crypto world is starting to take notice in a big way. And that’s not necessarily good for Dash. Many of the problems that Dash sought to avoid have started to befall competitors, and while that might ...

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Dash Debit Card for US users! Karen Hsu interviews Brian Tan Paycent CEO

This is a video repost of the Dash Talk interview from our YouTube channel. Karen Hsu Head of Growth for BlockCypher interviews Paycent CEO Brian Tan. ⏱ Question TimeStamps:🚩 00:25 Who is Brian and what is Paycent?🚩 00:51 When will a physical card be available for US users?🚩 01:28 What is the merchant feature in mobile app?🚩 01:59 What are costs of the physical ...

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Dash Podcast E53 – Voice & Exit Recap Edition

Video repost of episode 53 of the three amigos podcast featuring special guests Allan and Lauren to discuss recent Dash sponsored Voice and Exit festival event in Austin, Texas. The 3 amigos podcast takes place every Friday at 3pm EST / 8pm BST. Links to some topics discussed on podcast: Voice & Exit: https://wp.me/p8DdiN-7xzDash Wiki: https://docs.dash.orgDash Dev Documentation: https://dash-docs.github.io The Dash ...

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Bitcoin Gold and Verge Suffer 51% Attacks, Highlighting Need for Extra Security Measures

Both Bitcoin Gold and Verge have recently suffered different types of 51% attacks compromising the security of their respective networks. The attack on Bitcoin Gold was first discovered on May 18. After the hacker gained control of the network, they engaged in double spending, in which they sent Bitcoin Gold to various cryptocurrency exchanges and also sent the same BTG ...

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Rewards.com Announces Partnership With Dash, Gives Customers Rewards in Dash

Dash has been added to Rewards.com, enabling rewards for regular retail purchases in Dash. Announced earlier this month, Rewards.com integrated Dash into its platform for giving rewards to users directly in cryptocurrency for retail purchases. The integration was announced during the Consensus conference in New York City, and Rewards.com had a presence at the Dash booth: https://t.co/vNd3cz9OX9 partnering up with ...

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