Dash Works Overtime to Distance Itself From “Darkcoin” Past

With an eye toward alleviating regulatory fears, Dash recently began circulating a primer which works to explain its privacy features. The Darkcoin Past Dash founded the first era of “privacy” coins when it was created by Evan Duffield in the form of “Darkcoin.” The name didn’t come from its potential for nefarious purposes, but rather the notion … Read more

Dash Defeats 51% Attacks in Latest Update, Enables Instant Transactions

Dash is an important cryptocurrency with a long history. When Evan Duffield and his collaborators began the DarkCoin project as X11, he had assessed several issues with what he’s always referred to as “the Bitcoin project.” Privacy Is A Feature, Not A Single Purpose One issue he believed was addressable was the near-transparency of the … Read more

Privacy Crypto Zcash to Undergo Complete Rebuild Because It Was A Failure: Analyst

Decrypt’s Tim Copeland attended a developer conference hosted by the Electric Coin Company in Croatia. He reports that the company is considering the most significant possible changes to its product, Zcash. #2 Privacy Coin Considering Massive Development Pivot If you’re studying crypto, you may have heard of Zcash. It’s a “privacy coin” which allows users … Read more

$9 Million Dash Theft Sees Israeli National Own 1% of Entire Cryptocurrency

According to Israeli sources, a man named Afek Zard is charged with stealing around 75,000 Dash from his friend Alexei Yaromenko after learning about cryptocurrency from Yaromenko. Reportedly, Yaromenko trusted Zard alone in his apartment in Eilat, a city at the southern edge of Israel near the Jordanian and Egyptian borders. Dash Worth $9 Million … Read more

Venezuela: Church’s Chicken Accepts Crypto Payments after KFC Denies Rumors

Church’s Chicken, an international fast-food franchise known its hand-battered fried chicken, has reportedly partnered with Dash Venezuela to become the first fast-food franchise to accept cryptocurrencies throughout its locations in Venezuela. According to a press release, a strategic alliance between Dash Venezuela and Church’s Chicken Venezuela will see 13 establishments start accepting the privacy-centric cryptocurrency … Read more

KFC Venezuela Accepts Dash Cryptocurrency, Joining Subway and Papa John’s

**Update: The CEO of KFC Venezuela has denied that it will start accepting Dash payments: Public apology from Dash Merchant management, regarding media reports on our relationship with KFC Venezuela, and our efforts for Dash to be accepted as a form of payment @KFC_VZLA pic.twitter.com/6LxSEPL2qs — Dash Connects – Venezuela (@dashconnects) December 11, 2018 KFC in … Read more