The Digital Cash Blog

Latest Dash news & information

Rebranding to Dash

Mar 16, 2015

Darkcoin is changing its name/branding to Dash - Digital Cash. The new name will start being used officially and in external services from March 25th onwards. Dash’s vision has always been to create a trustless, decentralised, private and fast payment platform for the benefit of the majority. We are happy...

11.1 - InstantX release!

Feb 10, 2015

We are excited to announce the release of Dash Core v0.11.1! We have decided to push out InstantX in a separate release because it’s working perfectly on testnet and our other changes to the masternode network will take some time to complete. This release includes a full implementation of InstantX,...

Dash’s solution to Bitcoin’s public ledger

Jan 22, 2015

The author of this article is Paul Bleak (AKA 'pbleak'). Recent news have provided possible evidence for something every self-respecting post-Snowden internet-user has long-suspected. No, not that the government has taken a keen interest in Bitcoin. We already know they have. Rather than corporations that facilitate the use of Bitcoin are...

Happy Birthday Dash

Jan 15, 2015

18th January 2014 - Dash was officially launched by web developer Evan Duffield. It was initially called ‘XCoin’ however it was renamed to Dash. It was a different coin to the rest right from the very beginning, Evan Duffield not only created a new coin but he also created a...

Dash Gains Acceptance In The Online Gaming Market

Dec 10, 2014

Online gambling and sports betting is a thriving industry that seem especially suited for cryptocurrencies. With the emergence of the internet, the gaming industry went online, it seemed natural that people could now interact with each other online. Since placing bets is more like establishing a contract between two parties...

The Dash Foundation Is Open for Business

Dec 06, 2014

We are thrilled to begin admitting members to the Dash Foundation today. We are asking for your money in the form of both dues and donations, so an explanation is in order. The Foundation The Foundation is an Arizona nonprofit corporation and future 501(c)(6) organization (hopefully--we are in the process...

Onyx V2 - Security Update is out!

Nov 13, 2014

Due to some issues that were brought up by a researcher, we've revised the Darksend protocol extensively to enhance the anonymity provided. It's very important that all clients on the Dash network update. Users Required To Update: Pools Exchanges Darksend Users Normal Clients Masternodes Changes made in this release: -...

CEX.IO Offers Dash Trading

Nov 03, 2014

In the afttermath of the recent Moolah/Mintpal bankruptcy case, the altcoin community has ramped up their search for secure and stable exchanges. Whilst some standard exchanges continue to function adequately, an all too often overlooked alternative is CEX.IO. CEX.IO acts not just as a cloud mining provider (as many associate...

Onyx (10.15.16) Release Now Available

Oct 16, 2014

ATTENTION: POOL OPERATORS This update includes a fork, all daemons and stratum deployments must update their code to pay the correct masternodes and correct reward amounts. Software Updates: Stratum Users: https://github.com/darkcoin/darkcoin-stratum/commit/4abf08bd0d3de7fae2311f54edb8a5f86f9ab39a NOMP Users: https://github.com/darkcoin/node-stratum-pool/commit/e598fb0b6b643191304b257e0d8b0f47f8a5d34a P2Pool Users: https://github.com/darkcoin/p2pool-DASH/commit/98a77c90d5dc460695cab71daed8d8aaab955289 ***EDIT (12/19/14): Outdated links have been removed. Please update to the most current...

Dash Now Trading at CCEDK

Oct 10, 2014

ccedk.com, a Danish exchange renowned for its security, have announced that they are now accepting Dash. Trading with Dash will include, amongst others, trading pairs such as the Euro and the Russian ruble, opening up further possibilities for Dash's increasing popularity.ccedk.com is presented as the first crime-free cryptocurrency trading platform. Boasting a...

Please Update To v10.14.1 - Masternode Security Update

Oct 07, 2014

****** Due to an attack on the network, we've patched the masternode list syncing functionality. ***This attack was a simple exploitation of the fact that we were not checking that the signing key correctly, and it was possible to sign with an invalid key. This resulted in the attacker gaining...

Development Update - October 1, 2014

Oct 01, 2014

Darksend seems to be very stable and now that we’re open source and we’ve passed an audit I think it’s time to work on some other functionality. We’re working out of development plan for the next weeks weeks and here’s what we have so far. Masternode Security There are a...