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NavCoin 4.5.0 Is Now Available!

  • Kieren Hyland
  • 13 Dec 2018
  • Software Updates
NavCoin 4.5.0 is now available for download! So make sure to upgrade your wallet to vote on the latest NavCoin features. NavCoin 4.5.0 is now available for download! So make sure to upgrade your wallet to vote on the latest NavCoin features. Key features of this release include soft forks for cold staking and static rewards, and a community fund interface in the NavCoin core wallet. If you would like to find out the full details, you can check out the 4.

NavCoin 4.5.0 Coming Soon

  • John Darby
  • 12 Dec 2018
  • Nav News
Welcome to the second to last edition of NavCoin community news for 2018. After next week the community news will be having a break for the Christmas holidays, but it’ll be back in mid-January 2019. Welcome to the second to last edition of NavCoin community news for 2018. After next week the community news will be having a break for the Christmas holidays, but it’ll be back in mid-January 2019.

Testing NavCoin Core 4.5.0

  • John Darby
  • 5 Dec 2018
  • Nav News
Last week Core developers began testing new features that are planned to be included the upcoming NavCoin Core 4.5.0 update - the soft forks for cold staking and static rewards. Last week Core developers began testing new features that are planned to be included the upcoming NavCoin Core 4.5.0 update - the soft forks for cold staking and static rewards. This has entailed manual testing of all the features, and writing automated tests that can be run any time code changes are made - to verify that existing functionality still works.

NavPay 4.4.0 released, and proposal voting

  • John Darby
  • 28 Nov 2018
  • Nav News
The recent issues with NavPay have been resolved with the updates to the wallet and backend server included in NavPay 4.4.0. The recent issues with NavPay have been resolved with the updates to the wallet and backend server included in NavPay 4.4.0. Since the Community Fund activated on the mainnet, the NavPay wallet had been experiencing issues sending transactions. Now this is fixed and NavPay is working as it should.

NavPay 4.4.0 Released

  • Craig MacGregor
  • 26 Nov 2018
  • Nav News
Since the CFund activated on mainnet the NavPay wallet has been experiencing issues sending transactions. This has now been resolved with an update to the wallet and back end server. Since the CFund activated on mainnet the NavPay wallet has been experiencing issues sending transactions. This has now been resolved with an update to the wallet and back end server. If you’re using NavPay on Android you should see an update come through as it rolls out to your region.

Community Fund Activated

  • John Darby
  • 21 Nov 2018
  • Nav News
After many months of planning, developing, testing and retesting the NavCoin Community Fund went through its lock-in period and became fully active on Friday last week. After many months of planning, developing, testing and retesting the NavCoin Community Fund went through its lock-in period and became fully active on Friday last week. Activation means that the world’s first dual-vote Community Fund is open to submissions, proposals can be voted on, and funds released for completed projects.

The NavCoin Community Fund is live

  • Kieren Hyland
  • 16 Nov 2018
  • Nav News
The latest updates to the NavCoin Core protocol have activated, and as a result, the NavCoin Community Fund is ready to accept your proposal for consideration and funding by the network. The latest updates to the NavCoin Core protocol have activated, and as a result, the NavCoin Community Fund is ready to accept your proposal for consideration and funding by the network. A world first! Delivering a major upgrade like the Community Fund is a significant achievement - both for the Core dev team and all the other community members who contributed their time and skill to bring it to life.

Community Fund Locks-in

  • John Darby
  • 14 Nov 2018
  • Nav News
The big news from the past week in the world of NavCoin is that the 4.4.0 soft-forks have locked in, which activate the Community Fund and double the network contribution to the Fund from 250,000 to 500,000 NAV per year. That means that the world’s first fully decentralised Community Fund is almost ready to go! Once it activates, there will be nothing holding you back from submitting your ideas and applying to have them funded by the network.

Community Fund Locked In

  • Kieren Hyland
  • 9 Nov 2018
  • Nav News
Good news! The Community Fund soft-fork has locked-in. After almost a year and a half since the initial conversations began. Good news! The Community Fund soft-fork has locked-in. After almost a year and a half since the initial conversations began. Now there will be a seven day lock-in period and then the soft-fork will be activated (at block height 2,620,800). The reason for this seven day grace period is to give everyone who hasn’t already done it extra time to upgrade their wallet to the latest version.

Soft Fork Voting Update

  • John Darby
  • 7 Nov 2018
  • Nav News
Community members are signalling their agreement to the latest protocol update by downloading the new Core wallet, and the three soft forks are getting very close to lock-in. Community members are signalling their agreement to the latest protocol update by downloading the new Core wallet, and the three soft forks are getting very close to lock-in. At the present rate, each will achieve the necessary 75% consensus by the end of the current block period - which is likely to be in the new few days.