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Decred (DCR) is a Bitcoin fork launched in 2016. The project incorporates governance functions by using a hybrid Proof of Work (PoW) and Proof of Stake (PoS) consensus system. The cryptocurrency is down 77% from the record high of US$118, established in early May 2018. Network fundamentals show a sustained increase in mining activity over the past year, largely due to a number of BLAKE-256 ASICs entering the market. Read the entire in depth analysis on Brave New Coin

Karen Holleran

Karen Holleran

Karen Holleran Editor @aikarensf Karen is a proud third generation San Franciscan, and has worked in various positions including developer relations, winemaking, freelance writing, and as a teaching assistant for autistic children. She is passionate about disruptive tech, artificial intelligence, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain technology. She is excited at how these technologies can improve the quality of life for people globally. When Karen isn’t busy discovering new things, you can find her enjoying the diversity of the Bay Area, keeping up to date on the latest tech news, or relaxing at home with her beloved rescued cat.

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