Dash, originally called Xcoin, is a cryptocurrency that was created in 2014 by Evan Duffield. Dash supports secure, instant, and private payments that made be made online or in stores around the world. All transactions on the Dash network are confirmed using 200 TerraHash of X11 ASIC computing power on over 4,500 decentralized servers around the world. Dash's peer-to-peer network is made of miners which receive rewards for securing the Dash blockchain, and masternodes which are rewarded for validating, storing, and serving the blockchain dash users.
Darkcoin rebranded to Dash, a portmanteau for "Digital Cash"
Name changed from XCoin to Darkcoin
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Dash White Paper
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DASH: Young Cryptocurrency With An Interesting Story
Interview With Ryan Taylor, CEO of Dash
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Dash Cryptocurrency w Amanda B Johnson
February 11, 2017
Interview with Dash CEO Ryan Taylor | Cointelegraph
July 11, 2018
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