Latest News

OpenAlias Competition Winners

  • Laura Harris
  • 13 Sep 2018
  • Nav News
To celebrate the release of OpenAlias, the NavCoin Core collective created a competition to encourage the community get involved with this new feature. If you’re one of the lucky winners we will contact you soon to arrange fulfilment of your prize. Thanks to everyone who took part! To celebrate the release of OpenAlias, the NavCoin Core collective created a competition to encourage the community get involved with this new feature. If you’re one of the lucky winners we will contact you soon to arrange fulfilment of your prize.

Privacy Announcement and Education Livestream

  • Kieren Hyland
  • 12 Sep 2018
  • Nav News
The release of OpenAlias has been well received by the NavCoin community. At the time of writing there have been hundreds of OpenAlias addresses registered under @nav.community. If you haven’t already joined them by creating OpenAlias address of your own take a moment to do it now. All that’s required to get it going is install the latest version of your wallet, and register your address here: The release of OpenAlias has been well received by the NavCoin community.

NavCoin Launches OpenAlias Integration

  • Kieren Hyland
  • 11 Sep 2018
  • Product News
Give your NavCoin address a name with OpenAlias If there’s anything that clearly demonstrates NavCoin’s commitment to Simplifying Cryptocurrency for everybody it’s our latest initiative - NavCoin OpenAlias. Now instead of an impossible to remember long string of random characters you can give your NavCoin wallet a simple ‘email style’ alias. If there’s anything that clearly demonstrates NavCoin’s commitment to Simplifying Cryptocurrency for everybody it’s our latest initiative - NavCoin OpenAlias.

OpenAlias Is Live

  • John Darby
  • 5 Sep 2018
  • Nav News
The big news this week is that OpenAlias has gone live as part of the NavCoin 4.3.0 update. You can read the release notes for the 4.3.0 release here: The big news this week is that OpenAlias has gone live as part of the NavCoin 4.3.0 update. You can read the full release notes for the 4.3.0 release here: https://navcoin.org/notices/2018-09-04-navcoin-core-4-3-0/ Alex also posted a technical guide for how OpenAlias works: https://navhub.

Open Alias Developer Notes

  • Alex
  • 3 Sep 2018
  • Nav News
OpenAlias is a protocol originally created by the Monero team designed to relate a domain name with a cryptocurrency address. The recently released wallet version 4.3.0 of NavCoin Core includes the changes necessary to support the translation from OpenAlias-ready domains to NavCoin addresses. OpenAlias is a protocol originally created by the Monero team designed to relate a domain name with a cryptocurrency address. The recently released wallet version 4.3.0 of NavCoin Core includes the changes necessary to support the translation from OpenAlias-ready domains to NavCoin addresses.

Project Updates + Video Content

  • Kieren Hyland
  • 29 Aug 2018
  • Nav News
Over the past week the Core Developers and Content Creators began taking the final steps towards the launch of NAV OpenAlias, the Community Fund, the Collab website, and the refreshed NavCoin.org website. These are all major projects, which have absorbed hundreds of hours throughout 2018. Once they’re complete it’s hoped that they will make it easier for anyone to participate in the NavCoin ecosystem, and engage with other like-minded community members.

Community Heroes

  • John Darby
  • 23 Aug 2018
  • Nav News
Last week community developer Hash512 (on Discord) achieved a major milestone with the launch of the NavCoin m8 staking device. We covered its specs in detail in last week’s NavCoin Community News, and now it’s available for sale through the NavCoin m8 website. This is the culmination of many months hard work, and is another example of the amazing things can be achieved by the NavCoin community. Get your NavCoin m8 here:

NavCoin m8 Launch And Website Redevelopment

  • Kieren Hyland
  • 15 Aug 2018
  • Nav News
This week sees the launch of a long-term project by community developer Hash512 - his NavCoin m8 staking device is ready to go later this week. Check out the description of its features a little way down the page, and give your support to this ambitious community project. This week sees the launch of a long-term project by community developer Hash512 - his NavCoin m8 staking device is ready to go later this week.

NEXT Wallet Beta 1.0.4 Released

  • Seyhan Akdeniz
  • 13 Aug 2018
  • Nav News
We have been hard at work on the latest BETA release of the NEXT Wallet. Along with a whole lot of improvements, we have now added support LITECOIN, PIVX, DASH, CROWN, VIACOIN, PARTICL, PHORE as well as NAV. We have been hard at work on the latest BETA release of the NEXT Wallet. Along with a whole lot of improvements, we have now added support LITECOIN, PIVX, DASH, CROWN, VIACOIN, PARTICL, PHORE as well as NAV.

NavCoin OpenAlias & Community Fund Testing

  • John Darby
  • 8 Aug 2018
  • Nav News
NavCoin OpenAlias is a new feature that will be part of the upcoming NavCoin Core 4.3.0 update, however you’re able to register your NavCoin OpenAlias address right now. NavCoin OpenAlias is a new feature that will be part of the upcoming NavCoin Core 4.3.0 update, however you’re able to register your NavCoin OpenAlias address now. NavCoin OpenAlias works by converting the full 32 character NavCoin wallet address into an easy to remember ‘email style’ format, for example Rupert.

20K NAV bug bounty and roadmap update

  • Kieren Hyland
  • 1 Aug 2018
  • Nav News
The big news this week was the announcement of the Community Fund Bug Bounty programme. Up to 20,000 NAV is available as an incentive to try and break the fund. Payment will be on a sliding scale depending on the severity of the bug identified. The Community Fund is live on the testnet now, so why not head over to GitHub and do your best to hack it. The big news this week was the announcement of the Community Fund Bug Bounty programme.

NavPi memory issues resolved

  • Mike Delucchi
  • 30 Jul 2018
  • Nav News
  • NavPi
As most veteran NavPi users know, there has been a significant issue with the memory resources being completely maxed out while running the NavCoin daemon. It’s been a frustrating issue and the core team has been focused on solving the problem by engineering both short and long term solutions. As most veteran NavPi users know, there has been a significant issue with the memory resources being completely maxed out while running the NavCoin daemon.

New Knowledge Base Article & Testing NavCoin Core

  • John Darby
  • 25 Jul 2018
  • Nav News
It’s important that NavCoin community members are able to contribute to projects and confidently use the range of features that are built into the NavCoin ecosystem. The easier it is, allows for a wider range of people to contribute to the NavCoin ecosystem. It’s important that NavCoin community members are able to contribute to projects and confidently use the range of features that are built into the NavCoin ecosystem. The easier it is to contribute, the stronger the NavCoin ecosystem becomes.

NavCoin Core Feature Testing

  • Kieren Hyland
  • 18 Jul 2018
  • Nav News
Over the past week finding ways to increase participation in NavCoin Core feature testing has been a hot topic among NavCoin Core Developers. It’s important that as many people as possible take part in testing release candidates and software fixes. Not only does it make the NavCoin ecosystem more robust, it also provides the perfect opportunity to learn more about blockchain and how it works. The Core developers sincerely appreciate the assistance of the people in the global NavCoin community who already help out consistently, but there’s always opportunity for more people to come on board and enhance their technology skills.

NavCoin Core 4.3.0 Release Candidate

  • Craig MacGregor
  • 11 Jul 2018
  • Nav News
This week brings your chance to test and comment on the release candidate for NavCoin Core 4.3.0. This update introduces the OpenAlias feature for NavCoin core, adds wallet support for bootstrapping, and delivers some GUI fixes. This week brings your chance to test and comment on the release candidate for NavCoin Core 4.3.0. This update introduces the OpenAlias feature for NavCoin core, adds wallet support for bootstrapping, and delivers some GUI fixes.

Community Fund Accumulation Begins

  • John Darby
  • 4 Jul 2018
  • Nav News
The big news this week is that the NavCoin Core 4.2.1 soft fork has now been activated, enabling the NavCoin Community Fund to start accumulating NAV. That means the network is on the way to building a pool of 250,000 NAV per year to fund projects proposed and built by NavCoin Community members. The big news this week is that the NavCoin Core 4.2.1 soft fork has now been activated, enabling the NavCoin Community Fund to start accumulating NAV.

Community Fund Vote Progress

  • Kieren Hyland
  • 27 Jun 2018
  • Nav News
At the time this edition of NavCoin Community News was published, the 75% ‘yes’ vote necessary to approve the NavCoin Core 4.2.1 soft fork had been exceeded. If the level remains above 75% at the end of the current block period (2197440), the soft fork locks in and is scheduled to activate after another block period (at block number 2217600). At the time this edition of NavCoin Community News was published, the 75% ‘yes’ vote necessary to approve the NavCoin Core 4.

Updated Roadmap and Kauri Wallet

  • Kieren Hyland
  • 20 Jun 2018
  • Nav News

First up this week is a reminder about the latest version of the NavCoin Wallet that is available for download.

NavCoin Core 4.2.1 Hotfix & NavCoin Community Twitter

  • Craig MacGregor
  • 13 Jun 2018
  • Nav News

Last week the Core Developers discovered and fixed an issue that prevented NavPi’s updating 4.2.0 and signal their support for the community fund accumulation soft fork. It was good to see Core Developers rallying to fulfill the objectives laid out in the Developer Manifesto - ensuring the stability of the network takes priority over all other tasks. So thanks to everyone who helped out - and burned the midnight oil for the greater good of the NavCoin network.

NavCoin Core 4.2.0 released, NavCoin around the world.

  • Kieren Hyland
  • 6 Jun 2018
  • Nav News
This week the big news is that NavCoin Core 4.2.0 has now been released that includes two soft forks requiring approval by the network. This core protocol update involved developers throughout the global NavCoin community - so a big shout out to all those who contributed their time and expertise. It’s more proof that NavCoin’s decentralization really works! But it’s not just NavCoin developers who have been working hard, as you’ll see there has been lots of other exciting community activity happening all over the world.

Developer & Content Manifestos, Retesting NavCoin 4.2.0

  • Craig MacGregor
  • 30 May 2018
  • Nav News

Following on from the NavCoin Brand Guidelines published a couple of weeks ago, the NavCoin Core content contributors have added even more resourceful content that will further help empower community members to become active contributors in their own right. Expanding on that theme, there has been plenty of activity by community members this past week - from more merchants in Italy to a tipping bot on Telegram. Developers have been hard at it too, focussing on the retesting of the NavCoin Core 4.2.0 release candidate, and creation of NavCoin Protocol Improvement Proposals (NPIP’s).

Community Fund Phase One Preview and NavCoin.org Refresh

  • NavCore
  • 23 May 2018
  • Nav News
This week brings the opportunity for the whole community to get involved in and informed about the upcoming soft fork in NavCoin 4.2.0 - which will kick off the Community Fund accumulation. And as usual there are exciting community initiatives to inspire you, and news of incoming work by the Core Content contributors. This week brings the opportunity for the whole community to get involved in and informed about the upcoming soft fork in NavCoin 4.

Navcoin Core 4.2.0 Release Candidate

  • NavCore
  • 22 May 2018
  • Software Updates
The NavCoin Core 4.2.0 Release Candidate including Community Fund accumulation is now ready for peer review. Because NavCoin is an open source community project with various contributors its important to provide everyone with the opportunity to perform due diligence prior to releasing any consensus changes. The NavCoin Core developers have enacted a policy to create a release candidate and publicly notify all interested parties of any important updates prior to merging the changes into the master branch.

NavPay 4.1 released. NavCore is now NavHub.

  • NavCore
  • 16 May 2018
  • Nav News

A major focus of the past few weeks for NavCoin Core has been creating a range of tools and resources to empower the NavCoin community to be confident contributors within the NavCoin ecosystem.

New NavPay 4.1 Gives You Added Security, Privacy And More

  • NavCore
  • 15 May 2018
  • Software Updates

Version 4.1 of NavPay is out now. It’s easier to use, more customisable, and more reliable. Here are the key updates you should know about.

Community promos. Netherlands Meetup This Saturday.

  • NavCore
  • 9 May 2018
  • Nav News

The NavCoin community is on a roll at the moment. The social channels have been full of positive conversations and great initiatives keep on coming through. And not to be out done, NavCoin developers around the world have be hard at work on a range of interesting projects.

Brand Bible and New Merchants

  • NavCore
  • 2 May 2018
  • Nav News

The great thing about decentralized community projects like this is that freedom of the individual is paramount. No one can tell you what NavCoin is or isn’t, it is what you make it. This week there have been so many great contributions from all around the world where people are starting to put this empowering idea into practice.

2 million Block Milestone, New Devnet

  • NavCore
  • 26 Apr 2018
  • Nav News
There has been a lot more activity within the NavCoin community over the past few weeks. More and more people are getting involved and contributing their own ideas and projects — which is exactly as it should be. NavCoin is a free community that no one owns or controls. It’s up to you to help make it a thriving environment for anyone who is passionate about blockchain technology. You don’t have to ask anyone’s permission — just do it!

Navpay Update, Community Initiatives.

  • NavCore
  • 18 Apr 2018
  • Nav News

You might have noticed that the NavCoin Community News has been getting longer and longer recently. There’s a lot to share with you, and as you’ll see it’s not just developers who are making impressive contributions. The beauty of the NavCoin community is that everyone can participate, and you don’t need to be tech-guru. Last week we heard about someone giving out NavCoin pens and this week there’s another example of a code-free NavCoin community initiative.

NavCoin Core Manifestos, Cold Staking Testing.

  • NavCore
  • 11 Apr 2018
  • Nav News

This week the core team have started creating NavCoin Core manifesto documents, and we see a fantastic example of how members without coding skills can contribute to the project.

NavCoin Community Hub Launched, Alex visits Auckland.

  • NavCore
  • 4 Apr 2018
  • Nav News

Last week was all go for Nav community developers as they crammed five days work into four before taking Friday off for the Easter holiday. Alex was in New Zealand on a flying visit and caught up with some of the locals who were keen to get the benefit of his wisdom and experience on all things blockchain. The new NavCoin community hub at navhub.org has been launched and the navcoin.org website reorganized.

Community Website, And Developer Upskilling

  • NavCore
  • 28 Mar 2018
  • Nav News

This week saw Alex pass his years of blockchain experience onto developers Mike, Paul and Matt in order to upskill them on the advanced parts of NavCoin core.

NavPi Kowhai UX Flow And New NavCoin Core Page

  • NavCore
  • 21 Mar 2018
  • Nav News

This week the community and developers have been busy contributing to a range of NavCoin projects including NavPi, planning the upcoming NavCoin community website, and NavMorph. Now let’s take a closer look at what they’ve been doing.

Development Update, New NavCoin Contributors and Community Meetups

  • NavCore
  • 14 Mar 2018
  • Nav News

This week again there has been steady development progress across the main layer two applications which the NavCoin Core team are building on top of the NavCoin protocol.

Development Update, Website Restructure Underway & Community News

  • NavCore
  • 7 Mar 2018
  • Nav News

The NavCore team and NavCoin community continue to make development progress on the roadmapped features. The NavCoin website is set for a refresh as well as additional informative content in support of existing projects.

NavTech page, NavPi update, and London Meetup

  • NavCore
  • 28 Feb 2018
  • Nav News

This week the NavCoin content creators have launched a new page on the website with top level information about NavTech. A community event is on the horizon for London NavCoin enthusiasts, and we get you up to date on all the development projects happening in the community. Plus there’s a light update to the NavPi and some scam prevention tips for the NavCoin community.

NavCore Project Progress, Nav Community & Marketing Update

  • NavCore
  • 21 Feb 2018
  • Nav News

There has been a lot of solid progress made this week as the new team members start contributing to the main projects they will be working on. We will keep you updated on each project’s progress as milestones are achieved. Don’t forget it’s all open source so you can follow along on the NavCoin GitHub and even get involved!

Knowledge Base Launched, NavPi Ready, Encrypt S Expansion

  • NavCore
  • 14 Feb 2018
  • Nav News

In this week’s report we have a new batch of NavPi’s, another new Software Engineer joins Encrypt S as a NavCoin contributor, and the new NavCoin Knowledge Base is now live.

NavTech Subchain Upgrade Success

  • NavCore
  • 31 Jan 2018
  • Nav News

This week has seen the successful rollout of the new NavTech Subchain, and the Encrypt-S NavTech servers are back online. The Coinomi wallet has been updated, and there are some new services that have integrated with NavCoin.

2018 Roadmap is Live

  • NavCore
  • 17 Jan 2018
  • Nav News

The NavCoin Core developers have a range of projects on the go in 2018, supporting the ‘big picture’ mission of simplifying cryptocurrency.

Kickstart 2018 Navpi Back in Stock and Electrum Export to Navpay

  • NavCore
  • 10 Jan 2018
  • Nav News

The team have come back from their holidays feeling rested and energetic! After a fairly hectic end of year period, having some time to unplug and relax has allowed us to recharge our batteries and get ready for the big year ahead.

A Guide To NavTech 1.2 - In Easy To Understand Language

  • NavCore
  • 28 Aug 2017
  • Article

With the release of NavTech 1.2, we’re making a lot of improvements to make sure that your transactions are safer, more secure, and more private than ever before. So we thought we would take this time to step back and talk about why privacy is important, how privacy in cryptocurrencies work, and how NavTech (Nav Coin’s optional private payment) works.