In a tweet made on Tuesday, August 13, the CEO of IOHK, Charles Hoskinson revealed that the 1.6 Cardano update will roll out in “the next few days”. The tweet further read,
“Send me some screenshots of the new Daedalus and let me know if you like it.”
As for what this release means, it has been previously reported that user interface changes are expected to improve Daedalus usability.
Other added features include status icons indicating the overall functioning of its core system, user customization, guided manual updates, wallet UTXO distribution screen and new icons for linking external content among others.
We are shipping the 1.6 Cardano update over the next few days. Send me some screenshots of the new Daedalus and let me know if you like it. A lot of great work went into this release and I'm extremely proud of the team
— Charles Hoskinson (@IOHK_Charles) August 13, 2019
In terms of the problems that will be resolved upon updating to the latest version, users have been advised that Daedalus will no longer require administrative privileges on Windows when starting and that the notable configuration issue with TLS certificates will automatically be detected and fixed.
Hoskinson Works With Polymath to Initiate Blockchain for Regulations-based Tokens
The duo is working on a project called Polymesh, which aims to creating a blockchain for tokens working towards abiding by regulators. Hoskinson was quoted saying:
“After co-founding Ethereum and Cardano, two of the most widely used blockchains in the world. I am looking forward to working on Polymesh. There are quadrillions of dollars of financial securities and building a blockchain to secure them in an incredibly exciting task.”