Friday, June 19th, Weekly Update

Bithumb Global becomes Divi's second most active market

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Last week, $DIVI trading went live on Bithumb Global. The new trading venue has quickly become Divi's second most active market. It seems that the users on Bithumb are taking interest in the project and current community members are getting acquainted with the platform.

If you're curious to learn more about the listing or about our exchange strategy moving forward, head over to our recent blog post.

$DIVI PowerPiggy investments on Bitrue

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Bitrue, Divi's most liquid exchange, offers an interest-based investment model called PowerPiggy. PowerPiggy allows users to allocate funds that they are keeping on the exchange to an interest-bearing account that pays out daily. In the case of Divi, a 7.3% interest rate is on offer.

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This morning, June 19th, 2020, the first traunch of PowerPiggy investing went live and sold out in roughly one and a half minutes. If you missed out, don't fret, another traunch will be available tomorrow at 10:00 (UTC+8).

Why PowerPiggy?

It is important to us that everyone, from all walks of life, and at every income level have access to the opportunities that cryptocurrency provides. PowerPiggy is a great option for individuals who:

  • Don't have enough $DIVI to run a full staking node
  • Can't run their computer 24/7
  • Don't have a desktop computer
  • Prefer to keep their coins on-exchange
  • Aren't familiar with other forms of staking (pools, WhatsApp, etc.)

Want more info?

This exciting advancement creates more scarcity for our ecosystem and contributes to the already staggering levels of network support that the Divi community provides.

New Divi CLI version available

Users who are running a CLI node can now upgrade to version 1.1.2 of the Divi Core.

Mandatory?

This is a mandatory update to the core, however it is only necessary if you are running a CLI node. That means, if you are running Divi Desktop, you can ignore this update. We are preparing an auto-update to the Desktop wallets.

For those of you who are running a CLI node, the update will only become mandatory at block 1,000,000, which won't occur until roughly October.

Divi Core Version 1.1.2 Changelog

MANDATORY UPDATE

This is a MANDATORY update. Failure to update will cause nodes to fork at block 1,000,000 (1 MILLION).

This mandatory upgrade includes several enhancements, bug fixes, and establishes a new testnet.

๐Ÿš€ Features

  • New testnet

๐ŸŽ‰ Enhancements

  • Block full unlock from unlocked for staking for security
  • Refactor codebase to extract intent into named functions
  • Extract logging and directory functionality separate files
  • Enable monthly wallet backups on a thread not just on startup
  • Remove QT & remove Zerocoin from the core (where possible)
  • Refactor script evaluation for clarity & modularity
  • Remove dead code
  • Added google test
  • Partial port & re-engineering of the BIP9 activation mechanism
  • Refactor Script Interpreter for readability
  • Refactor subsidies for clarity

๐Ÿ› Bugfixes

  • Removed a seed phrase dump occurring on failed recovery
  • Removed BTC typos where it should say DIVI
  • Guarded against potential masternode vulnerabilities
  • Fixed Testnet port issues
  • Fixed block subsidy issues
  • Redefine block subsidies to avoid block collisions & correct minting

Events

Messari MainNet Virtual Conference

I had the opportunity to speak at Messari's MainNet Virtual Conference a couple of weeks back. Although I was tired due to the lateness of my timeslot, I still did my best to deliver our vision to the investors and participants who were present. Check out the full presentation below!

CoinGenius Collective Intelligence Virtual Conference

I will be speaking on both June 25 and 26 about masternodes and other topics during CoinGenius' Collective Intelligence Virtual Conference.

Media

Bad Crypto Podcast

Nick Saponaro gives an update at 48:00

Divi Crypto Podcast

Melchionda Network

Satoshi Sean & KIFS Crypto