Dash, the 15th largest virtual asset on CoinMarketCap charts at press time, rounded up another week of developments under its belt, marking the period to be highly productive.
According to reports, NowNodes has integrated Dash onto their network. The objective of NowNodes is to provide efficient and quick access to IP and RPC nodes. These nodes will be now integrating a Dash node into their plethora of public nodes which do not levy any fee.
The integration is supposed to enable free access to developers in order to create new applications and exploit the efficiency of Dash blockchain.
The implementation of Dash Masternodes was also picking up pace as Snode announced the addition of Dash Masternode Hosting for their supported cryptocurrencies. The integration improved shared Dash masternode services and at press time, it made for over 58 nodes and 1.18 percent of the entire masternode count.
Earlier this week, crypto-proponent Andreas Antonopoulos had suggested that Dash ChainLocks were “a smart way to prevent 51% attacks.” He had said,
“A novel and interesting way to do a hybrid proof-of-work/proof-of-stake system, and yes, it will make 51% attacks much harder on that particular chain”.
It is known that Chainlocks uses the Proof-of-Service (PoSe) algorithm in order to factor in the cost of staking a masternode, which makes it extremely expensive way to organize a 51 percent attack on the Dash network.
At press time, Dash was valued at $90.56 and was falling by 1.86 percent over 24 hours. Its market capitalization remained under a $1 billion at $815.21 million.