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 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.
Governing Decentralization: How On-Chain Voting Protocols Operate and Vary
This is called on-chain governance, a formalized way in which a group of people can make changes by voting through the protocol.
New Exchange Listings: Siacoin, Cardano, IOTA, Ethereum Classic, and Decred
Several new top 35 cryptocurrencies received major exchange listings in the past week, including Binance listing Siacoin, Coinbase planning to list Ethereum Classic, Bithumb listing Cardano, Bitpanda listing IOTA, and OKEx listing Decred.
EOS, Cardano, Decred Receive Top Ratings by Weiss Ratings
On Tuesday, May 29th, the infamous investment rating bureau, Weiss Ratings, made public a PDF list composed of 93 cryptocurrencies usually only viewable to its paying customers.
Interview with Decred's CEO Jake Yocom-Piatt on Crypto Ad Bans and Market Volatility
Yocom-Piatt agreed to a phone interview with CryptoSlate to talk about market volatility, the recent cryptocurrency ad bans and Decred's development.