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    Version 12.1 Release

    Hello Everyone, It is with great excitement that the development team has just released our much anticipated version 12.1 of the Dash Core client. This release is our most extensive release to date, after which the development team will be able to focus fully on Evolution. Once again, Dash is...
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    12.1 Announcement / Finalized Date / Project Update

    Happy New Year! It’s been awhile since I’ve done a full announcement about the status of development, both of the core project and Evolution. We have had a lot of positive news in recent months that we’ve been working on, and I thought now would be a good time to update everybody on our...
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    12.1 Testnet Testing Phase Two Ignition

    Hello Everyone, I’m pleased to announce the second phase of public testnet testing for version 12.1. In phase one we’ve been working on merging upstream changes from Bitcoin into Dash-core. This included many changes to the way blocks are handled, nodes are handled and improvements to memory...
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    August 2016 Development Update

    Hello Everyone! I wanted to take some time to update the community about the state of the project and our current work. As you likely know, I recently returned from the d10e conference, where I met a number of volunteers and enthusiasts from the community. We also established many new industry...
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    12.1 Development Update

    Hello Everyone! Internally among the core-team (our core DAO which maintains the software, promotes Dash and executes its day-to-day activities), there’s been a building sense of excitement about the near future, d10e and beyond. Things are going great and we’re building momentum internally...
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    V12.1 Testnet Launch Thread

    Introduction As you are likely aware, development has been progressing rapidly in 2016 as we pursue the next set of objectives on the 2016 roadmap. Because of the multitude of changes needed to facilitate the radical enhancements envisioned to our network’s capabilities and our user experience...
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    May 2016 Monthly Budget Report

    Sorry this is a bit late! The budget was successfully finalized and looks good for our upcoming superblocks. No further action is required. Thanks! -- The May budget cycle is nearly here, so I wanted to once again summarize the core team budget proposals and the current budget based on today’s...
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    Security Advisory For paper.dash.org

    Hello Everyone, Unfortunately we broke paper.dash.org on January 4th and the seeding process for generating a wallet was insecure since then. There are no known Dash thefts that have taken place because of this (yet), but if you created a wallet using paper.dash.org between January 4th and...
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    April 2016 Budget Proposal

    It’s that time again, here are the core team budget proposals for this month. The next superblock is scheduled for block 448632, which should occur approximately the afternoon (UTC) of Wednesday, April 6th. Our project is maturing quickly and we’re having to make many modifications to the way...
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    Prioritization of fiat gateways

    Fiat access ramps development will be prioritized by the core team over PR and advertising during the next few months, starting in March. With certain small exceptions like Dash Chinese promotion in tandem with 8BTC. For the next few months we will be focusing in partnerships, integrations and...
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    March 2016 Budget Proposal

    It’s that time again, here are the core team budget proposals for this month. The next superblock is scheduled for block 432,016, which should occur approximately the morning (UTC) of Sunday, March 6th. Satoshi Roundtable As a small update from last month, Daniel and I attended Satoshi...
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    Budget System v2 / Transform PR

    Hello, I’m guessing most of the community is aware that we had a 3-month contract with Transform PR that started last month. This contract was for $6000, denominated in Dash and locked into a rate of $3.38. I believe this contract was going really well and that we were making the correct choice...
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    February 2016 Budget Proposal

    It’s that time again, here are the budget proposals for this month. We’ve been working hard to invest resources as efficiently as possible. Budget allocation during Q1 looks like we are finishing up with several important investments we have done like our new dash.org domain among others. It is...
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    Miami Conference & Next Development Goals

    Hello Everyone, The Miami conference was fantastic, we met people from all over the world and it seemed everyone was really interested in learning more about Dash. The Bitcoin community is becoming more aware of our project and it seems like although they were very excited about Dash, they all...
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    Dash Birthday / Trademark Resolution / Blocksize Limitation

    Hello Everyone! As many of you know January 18th is the birthday of Dash and makes the project two years old. During that time we’ve accomplished an amazing amount as a team and as a community. I would like to congratulate everyone involved and it’s been a very exciting year and we’re super...
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    January 2016 Budget Proposal

    We're really excited about the budget proposals for this month! There are some very special projects this month the team has been working very hard to put together. So help us end the year strong and start the new one with forward momentum! Next month we’ll be attending Bitcoin Miami, which is...
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    Announcing Dash Evolution Open Sourcing | Highlights From The Conference

    Hello! We’re just wrapping our work here in Mexico and we want to give a short update about the project. Speaking and networking at the Latin American Bitcoin Conference has been an amazing experience and the reception we received proves that our project is definitely going in the right...
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    December 2015 Budget Proposal

    It’s that time again, here are the budget proposals for this month. We’re really looking forward to the mexico conference, see you there! Previous Items: Core Team Budget - $2904 - 1176 DASH (ongoing) Public Awareness Campaign - $5500 (ongoing) We’ve been working on our public awareness...
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    Introducing Our New Team Members

    MooCowMoo Brings twenty years experience developing backend software and bespoke toolchains for automating development, testing, and deployment. He built the first automated masternode service masternode.me and is the author of dashman https://github.com/moocowmoo/dashman, a masternode...
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    Announcing DASH.ORG!

    We are extremely happy to announce we’ve successfully acquired the domain dash.org! We would like to give special thanks to the community member Triptolemoose for bringing this opportunity to our attention and helping us negotiate the purchase. It was a long process to negotiate such a high...
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    November 2015 Budget Proposal

    It’s that time again, here are the Core Team budget proposals for this month. We’ve made some great progress which should be visible in the next 2-3 months. It’s going to take a bit, because we need a ton of work done all at the same time to achieve the results we’re looking for. Previous Items...
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    Dash Electrum Release - v0.2.4.1

    We are pleased to announce the first Dash Electrum release, 2.4.1. Electrum is fast a fast, stable and secure light wallet that generates your keys with a deterministic phrase. Simply write down the seed phase and put it in a safe place, you'll be able to restore your wallet from the seed at any...
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    Dash Project Expenses Community Report (September 2015)

    We're happy to present our very first expense report for the Dash project. This covers everything we've done with the money for September for all core team budgets. https://dashpay.atlassian.net/wiki/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=12910682
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    Development Update - Oct 19, 2015

    Hello Everyone! Now that we’re all back from the Netherlands, I wanted to reach out to the community and update everyone about the status of the project and what we’re currently working on. I’m really happy with everything going on in the project, our current team and the projects capabilities...
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    October 2015 Budget Proposal

    It’s that time again, here are the budget proposals for this month. We’ve made some great progress which should be visible in the next 2-3 months. It’s going to take a bit, because we need a ton of work done all at the same time to achieve the results we’re looking for. Previous Items...
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    Dash Video Series

    Checkout our new video series about Dash! https://www.dashpay.io/dash-video-series/
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    Opening OTC Trading To Community

    Hello Everyone We're making great progress with PR and our marketing team was looking for other OTC buyers. If you're interested in getting some extra Dash and helping out at the same time, this is a great way to do it. Contact [email protected] if you're interested. If you're not interested...
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    New “Getting Started” Section for Newcomers

    One of our main goals going forward is to raise awareness about the advantages of digital currencies and the Dash project. We felt our website dashpay.io was really missing a lot of information on the project, so that newcomers either to the world of crypto or to the community could easily...
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    Official Newcomer Introductory Video Release

    One of our main objectives going forward is sharing the good work we are doing in Dash with the public. Part of our vision is to cultivate adoption of this ecosystem through education, promotion and engagement of potential users on the benefits of cryptocurrencies and the functionality our...
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    Budget Proposal : Promotion / Reimbursement / Core Team

    Hello Everyone, I’m really happy to announce that the launch of v12 was a great success. As a result, we now have the capability of decentralized budgeting of expenses of the project! We’ve been planning a comprehensive strategy for utilizing these budget capabilities and have identified what...
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    V12 Release

    Hello Everyone, It is with great pleasure that the development team brings you the much anticipated version 12 release of the Dash Core client. This release implements numerous features the Dash community has requested, such as the decentralized budget system and the removal of the reference...
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    V12 Release Date

    As everyone knows, we’ve been hard at work developing the version 12 release on testnet. To date, this is our largest release with nearly 21000 lines of changes to the codebase. Due to the massive amount of changes and some small glitches that we are continuing to debug, we’re going to delay the...
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    DASH Strategy Update

    Hello Everyone, We’ve seen an increasing amount of interest from many people about where the Dash project is going and what our goals currently are, so we’ve decided to make a comprehensive post detailing the strategy for the next couple of years. This all is subject to change, but should give...
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    V12 Testing Thread

    Hello Everyone! Development of v12 has been ongoing now for some time and we’re finally ready to begin public testing! All of the new features seem to work as far as we can test them in our development environment and now we’d like to start testing with more users. There are lots of new...
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    Development Update - June 2, 2015

    Hello Everyone! We’re just starting to wind down active development of version 12, which is gearing up to be the largest release we’ve ever done. At this point it includes: The removal of the reference node A new quorum based masternode payment consensus system. This means masternodes will be...
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    Decentralized Budgeting Results

    Hello Everyone! I wanted to just post that we have had a clear result on the decentralized budgeting vote, with nearly 70% of the network voting yes at the peak! So we're going to go ahead and complete the implementation, then begin testing. Current results show: Yeas: 1773 Nays: 7 Abstain...
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    Official Vote Update / Team Member Update

    Current Vote Statistics (https://dashpay.io/binaries/current-vote.txt): Yeas: 1205 Nays: 6 Abstain: 1396 Currently we have 99% approval (Yeas vs Nays) of the overall masternodes that have voted so far. We expect this vote to pass within the next couple of days as more masternodes vote, we only...
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    Vote: Self-sustainable Decentralized Governance by Blockchain

    Hello Everyone! It seems that we have a great deal of support for our recently proposed "Self Sustainable and decentralized governance by Blockchain" initiative and that's fantastic because we believe this will be a game changer for crypto, making it much more decentralized and capable of...
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    Announcing the Project Management and Delivery Excellence Initiative

    Dash Community Members, The Dash project has grown significantly over the last few months with an ever expanding team of developers, marketers, attorneys, economists, and other professionals volunteering their time and skills to build on our already remarkable success. Once a one-man project...
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    Self-sustainable Decentralized Governance by Blockchain

    Introduction One of the greatest challenges of building a crypto currency platform is ensuring you create a decentralized system of governance to manage, fund, maintain and expand the project. This key element is absent in every currency to date, the natural response is to create a...