It’s time for another development update! We have released a lot of exciting news over the past months, which can all be found in this development update. Make sure to read the entire update because we left a few teasers here and there ;). In the next development update we will share some awesome news related to IvendPay.
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We have recently released Viacoin Core 0.16.3, which is packed with new features, improvements and fixes. In this article we will briefly walk through all of the Viacoin Core 0.16.3 features.
Viacoin Core 0.16.3 changelog:
Viacoin Core 0.16.3 introduces full support for segwit in the wallet and user interfaces. It now supports legacy, p2sh-segwit (default) and bech32 addresses.
A few months ago Viacoin was added as a payment method on Bitcoin Superstore, a website where you can purchase goods from over 200,000 retailers. Recently they added ‘ProofOf services’, which allows their customers to live on crypto and move away from old monetary systems. We are extremely proud that Viacoin is part of their revolution! They are currently offering 5 services:
With ProofOfDelivery you can purchase goods from nearly every online retailer and have it delivered to your doorstep. They support over 200,000 online stores worldwide. You don’t even need to sign-up!
A new RPC
rescanblockchain has been added to manually invoke a blockchain rescan. The RPC supports start and end-height arguments for the rescan, and can be used in a multiwallet environment to rescan the blockchain at runtime.
savemempool RPC has been added which allows the current mempool to be saved to disk at any time to avoid it being lost due to crashes / power loss.
Safe mode is now disabled by default and must be manually enabled (with
-disablesafemode=0) if you wish to use it. Safe mode is a feature that disables a subset of RPC calls…
It’s time for another development update! We have made quite a few announcements in the past few months, which you can all find in this update. We also have a few exciting things to share with you in the ‘Coin Development’ section. We don’t want to tease too much but we have a feeling the next development update won’t be far away ;).
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What is iVendPay you might wonder? iVendPay is the world’s first multi-currency payment system that allows you to accept payments in cryptocurrencies, electronic money or fiat.
There are over 18,000,000 vending machines worldwide. iVendPay allows each of those vending machines to start accepting cryptocurrency payments, simply by installing their plug-and-play vending machine module. Installing their module is as simple as connecting one cable! The average vending machine accounts for $76 of revenue every week, coming down to an estimated global revenue of over $71,000,000,000. With iVendPay, Viacoin is able to enter this multi-billion dollar market!
Let’s start off by saying that we hope everybody had a great Christmas! Looking back at 2018 puts a huge smile on our faces (besides having to survive during the incredibly harsh bear market). As our current roadmap shows we have made an incredible amount of progress on the Viacoin development such as General Bytes ATM support, Trezor support, BTCpay support, several Viacoin Lightning Network implementations, several Viacoin Core and Vialectrum updates, releasing our user friendly Viacoin Copay wallets and much more! We are planning to continue this line of development in 2019 and release even more amazing things. …
We are excited to announce that Viacoin is now one of the few cryptocurrencies that can be used as a payment method on Bitcoin Superstore. Bitcoin Superstore offers a great range of giftcards from Wallmart, Nike, Starbucks, Amazon, Visa and many more. Beside offering giftcards you can also use their website to purchase goods from over 200,000 retailers!
Bitcointalk — https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1840789.0
Viacoin Development Update — 9/2018: https://medium.com/@viacoin/viacoin-development-update-09-2018-93abc05e921f
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Recently Binance launched their Binance V Label Project. According to their own description the purpose of the V Label Project is “to help ensure users obtain timely updates on crypto projects, as well as trustworthy, accurate, and comprehensive information”. The V Label badge received by projects means the information and content shown on the project’s profile page on Binance Info is verified to be maintained by the project team itself.
The Viacoin team is thrilled to announce that our application has been approved. Being rewarded with the V Label means that we are able to supply the 10 million user…
Yesterday we became aware of a reported Copay Github issue, claiming a dependency attack that could steal the private keys from Copay wallets. As you may know, Viacoin Copay was forked from the original Copay wallet and shares most of its code. As soon as we heard about the malicious code our developers individually ran several tests. Our developers came to the unanimous conclusion that Viacoin Copay was NOT affected by the malicious attack, meaning that your private keys (and funds) are safe. …
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