Decred (/ˈdi:ˈkred/, /dɪˈkred/, dee-cred) is an open-source, blockchain-based cryptocurrency, similar to Bitcoin. Decred was launched in February 2016 by the bitcoin developers that engineered btcsuite, an alternative full-node Bitcoin implementation written in the Go (golang) programming language and used by development projects such as Ethereum, Factom, BitGo, OpenBazaar, and the Lightning Network.
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Decred's Akin Sawyerr Says Blockchain Is Part of Africa's Political Future
Akin Sawyerr, founder of Feleman Limited, an Africa-focused impact investment and advisory firm based in the Washington, D.C., area, spoke to CoinDesk at the Digital Money Forum.
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Secrets They Missed at DevCon: What It's Really Like in a Working DAO
The mission of the Decred DAO is to enable direct sovereignty over the protocol, which is built to be a sustainable and long-term store of value.
Data shows autonomous coin Decred has a Power Law relationship with Bitcoin
Decred, a progressive cryptocurrency focused on governance, seems to have a natural connection to Bitcoin, as everything from its coin supply to price has followed Bitcoin's ups and downs since 2014.Decred has a deep relationship with Bitcoin.
Crypto Project Decred Adds Privacy Features to Its Coin
"Decred has implemented a variant of CoinShuffle++ in its wallet. Although it is possible to perform this process in an entirely peer-to-peer fashion, that overlooks constraints that come from routing over the public internet, so we have created both a server, csppserver, and integrated the client into dcrwallet. It is expected that roughly 12.5% of all decred in circulation will make use of privacy within a few months."
Coinbase considers listing eight new coins including Dash, Decred, Ontology, and Algorand
Is considering the addition of eight new cryptocurrencies to the platform, including Algorand.
Decred Founder Proposes Building DEX as Alternative to Binance [Interview]
Decred founder Jacob Yocom-Piatt recently proposed a decentralized exchange to the Politeia community.
Decred Price Surges Over 27 Percent After Binance Listing Announcement
Binance, the world's largest crypto exchange by trading volume, announced the listing of Decred.
Decred Is Turning Its Entire $21 Million Crypto Treasury Over to Investors
For all the promise, one long awaited approach to blockchain governance, Decred's Politeia software, went live today at 1300 UTC. As CoinDesk previously reported, Politeia builds on Decred's existing approach of combining proof-0f-work and proof-of-stake consensus by attempting to turn over all governance decisions to those actively participating in the operation of its protocol at the time of any given decision.
One of Investors' Favorite Governance Blockchains Is Handing Over $20 Million
Governance is one of the hottest topics in crypto right now - and Decred developers' take is that the community should decide.