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Decred (DCR) is a hybrid proof-of-work/proof-of-stake blockchain with a unique approach to network governance and decision making. The native token of the Decred digital currency network is DCR. Decred is designed to provide an alternative to bitcoin and aims to solve issues such as governance, development funding, network security, and miner centralization.The DCR has enjoyed a strong start to 2019, with price increases of close to 80% since the year began. Fundamental buying pressure has been driven by the impressive passive incomes offered when staking on the network and active stakeholder backed onchain-voted development decisions run through the Politeia platform. Concerns like Decred’s high inflation rate and lack of practical cryptocurrency usage do remain. Read the details 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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