April 24, 2020, Weekly Update

Development update

Progress is looking spectacular this month as we continue to close issues and move toward the launch of Divi 2.0. Let's take a look at what tasks have been closed!

βœ… Backward compatibility

Our users must experience a seamless transition from the current framework to the 2.0 application suite. This week, the implementation of full backward compatibility between wallets is complete. Users will have a frictionless path to recovering all of their funds, addresses, and even masternodes when moving from old to new.

βœ… QR Code recovery

The best part about backward compatibility? All it takes is a quick scan of a QR code to recover. The QR code will be present in an upcoming update to the current Desktop Wallet. No hassle, just crypto made easy.

βœ… Identity management

Creating and associating your identity in a way that is both considerate of user privacy and secured by the blockchain is a critical feature for the Divi 2.0 wallet. Now, that feature is ready for use.

πŸš€ Let the Beta Bashing commence

Our team of volunteer testers, called the Beta Bashers, have been anxiously anticipating the moment when they can get their hands on the app. That moment is finally here. Starting on April 29, 2020, the first beta tests will kick off in a move that brings us closer than ever to the launch of Divi 2.0.

🧹 More core cleanup

The mass cleanup of the Divi core continues this week with another merged pull request that includes 43 commits. This update removes Zerocoin from the codebase entirely. While Zerocoin has never technically been in use on the Divi blockchain, there were still dozens of unnecessary references to the library.

Divi added to Midas Investments Index Packages

DIVI is one of only four masternode coins included in the new Masternode Index launched by Midas.

The launch of the Midas Masternode Index signals a change in how investors can invest in masternodes. Gone are the days of market instability and price volatility. The masternode index exists to provide overall asset stability and peace of mind. Best of all, payouts are made directly in BTC!

The Masternode Index is excellent news for DIVI too...

◾️ New investors: Inclusion of DIVI to the Midas Masternode Index brings significant opportunity to bring new investments to DIVI. New investments = growth.

◾️ Project interest: The Midas Masternode Index creates awareness of Divi project from new audiences allowing us to increase our reach.

◾️ Coin stability: Through the portfolio rebalancing feature, the index opens cross-market stability opportunities to provide DIVI and the other coins included in the index with a stable platform for reduced volatility and sustainable growth.

Head over to Midas for more information and to invest in the Midas Masternode Index directly from the Midas platform.

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You can also read more about the Index Packages in Masternode Buzz's latest blog.

Divi full node map

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How decentralized is Divi? Now, we know thanks to this full-node map of the ecosystem!

If you'd like to learn more about how the map functions and how it affects the ecosystem, check out our latest blog.

Divi added to MyCointainer Superb Rewards

DragonChain Integration Update

The DRGN developers are now working with Divi's testnet to test the integration and prepare for the live interchain connection. This interoperability solution will enable smart contracts on the Divi blockchain. We can't wait to see what possibilities lie in wait with this collaboration. Stay tuned for more updates over the coming weeks.

πŸŽ‰ 1000th Divi Masternode Giveaway

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The giveaway will commence on Wednesday, April 29th, 2020, at 9 am PST and will continue throughout the day until all the prizes are gone.

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Figures as of the time of writing

Make sure you are on the Divi Discord server and keep notifications on for the #giveaway channel.

Prizes will include:

  • 10 x 10K $DIVI
  • 5x free month discord nitro
  • 10x mocci promo codes
  • 35x bags Divi coffee
  • 2x Divi syrup
  • 2x Divi maple butter
  • 2x tees from Divi threads
  • 2x hats from Divi threads
  • 1x preview bottle of Divi olive oil
  • 5x Spectacular Service books, written by Scott Werner

Upcoming events

Miami University Virtual Blockchain Conference

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Join me this Saturday, April 25th, 2020, from 9:30 am through 10:00 am PST for my presentation on Masternodes and earning a passive income through a recession.

Get tickets here (use code 25offspeaker for 25% off) and download the Whova app to engage with the conference community, track the speaker schedule, and more.

Virtual Blockchain Week

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Divi is a sponsor and participant of Bad Crypto's Virtual Blockchain Week. The event begins on April 26th, 2020, and continues through May 2nd, 2020.

We will also be giving away a Copper Divi Masternode as part of the promotions. Stay tuned for more information.

Register here

PolisPay Webinar

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Join me next Tuesday, April 28th, 2020, for a webinar with our partners at PolisPay. Viewers will have the opportunity to ask questions about Divi and learn how the PolisPay app enables real-world usage.

Tune in here.

Media

Melchionda Network - Top 6 Masternodes

Masternode Buzz

Satoshi Sean & KIFS Crypto Weekly Update

Divi Crypto Podcast with Amrit Kumar (Zilliqa)

Divi Crypto Podcast with Luke Stokes (FIO, EOS Foundation)

GAINS Associates AMA Transcript

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Read the full transcript here.