Venezuelan Pharmacy Chain to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments
The Farmarket pharmacy chain in Venezuela will begin accepting payments in dash using a new point-of-sale system pilot project.
Dash is derivative of Litecoin, which is a derivative of Bitcoin and was created by Evan Duffield in January of 2014. It was originally known as Darkcoin but later rebranded as Dash in March of 2015. It uses a mix of miners and masternodes to validate transactions. A unique feature of Dash, is that it has has masternodes that stake at least 1000 DASH that have the ability to instantly confirm transactions. Transaction speed can be increased through masternode only validation which excludes miners. Privacy can also be enabled through "PrivateSend" transactions that mix units. Dash has a voting system in place that can enable quick changes in governance if required rather than having a hard fork.Blockchain 101
Dash Core Group CEO, Ryan Taylor, sat down to speak with CoinDesk to discuss the recent spate of exchange listings for Dash.
Custodian service BitGo announced BitGo Staking, beginning with cryptocurrencies dash and algorand.
OKEX Korea is reconsidering a decision to delist the privacy coins zcash and dash it announced in September.
Upbit support for monero, dash, zcash and others will end Monday, Sept. 30.
Deposits will be accepted today followed by trading on Tuesday at 16:00 UTC.