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Venezuela's Oil-Backed Petro Appears to Be a ‘Blatant’ Copy of Dash

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Venezuela’s oil-backed cryptocurrency Petro (PTR) appears to be a “blatant” copy of Dash, as it has the same mining algorithm, similar features, and a part of its whitepaper appears to have been lifted from that of the privacy-centric cryptocurrency. As first pointed out by Ethereum developer Joey Zhou on Twitter, the oil-backed cryptocurrency’s whitepaper has on its 11th page an image that...

Fantasy Sports Giant FanDuel Partners with Dash for 'Crypto Cup'

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FanDuel has announced the return of its flagship fantasy sports competition, Crypto Cup, which gives sports fans the chance to win prizes in DASH. FanDuel Hosts Cryptocurrency Promotion Following the February edition of Crypto Cup, which was based on the NBA playoffs, the new edition follows the NFL and will run from today, Sept. 9, to Sunday, Jan. 6. The FanDuel Crypto Cup is back— with Dash as...

Dash Price Rises 20% on Venezuelan Adoption Push

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Dash (DASH) is currently experiencing a strong price surge, rising about 20 percent in the space of 24 hours as news coming out of Venezuela indicates that it is experiencing a solid increase in adoption by users fleeing the bolivar's six-figure inflation rate. Hyperinflation, Petro, and Dash CCN reported recently that Venezuelan president Nicholas Maduro announced the creation of the "Sovereign...

Blocks Above 0.9MB Uneconomical for Dash Crypto Miners, Study Finds

Earlier in the year cryptocurrency Dash and the Blockchain Research Lab of Arizona State University announced a US$350,000 partnership. Now, out of a study conducted under the partnership, a report dubbed ‘Block Propagation Applied to Nakamoto Network’ has been released highlighting the scaling challenges as well as the potential opportunities for the Dash blockchain. To conduct the research...

Interview: Dash CEO Ryan Taylor on Why Cryptocurrency Doesn't Need Wall Street to Grow

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Dash CEO and former Wall Street executive Ryan Taylor spoke out about the recent Wall Street activity seen in the cryptocurrency space recently, with ICE establishing a bitcoin market and financialization coming in from other avenues of the traditional finance world. Dash CEO Explains Why He Left Wall Street to Go All in on Crypto In an exclusive interview, Taylor told CCN: "I was led away from...

Bitmain Releases New Crypto Mining Internet Routers for Dash and Siacoin

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Bitmain has announced the launch of two internet routers that can mine Dash and Siacoin. In a tweet shared online, the company said the new miners, known as the Antrouter R3-DASH and Antrouter R3-SIA, will function as internet routers that can mine cryptocurrencies at the same time using the devices' idle processing power. The routers are models from Bitmain's R3 series of products, which already...

What’s the Motive Behind Pornhub’s Listing of Verge and now Tron?

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Pornhub, the largest pornographic-video platform in the world, is set to integrate Tron. In April, CCN reported that Verge, a privacy-focused cryptocurrency, disclosed its strategic partnership with Pornhub, with the announcement made by Pornhub vice president Corey Price, who stated: "The volatility of crypto is concerning for subscriptions with recurring payments. As such, at present, we aren't...

Netflix 'Explained' Falsely Claims Bitcoin is Mostly Spent on Illegal Services

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Jameson Lopp, a former lead engineer at BitGo and a prominent Bitcoin developer, has criticized Netflix, the $159 billion entertainment giant, for one of its “Explained” series focused on Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency market. Wrong Arguments In collaboration with Vox, a US-based media company that runs a popular YouTube channel that delves into difficult subjects and produces informative videos...

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