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The First Cryptocurrency to Use Mimblewimble Privacy Tech Is Now Live

The First Cryptocurrency to Use Mimblewimble Privacy Tech Is Now Live Today marks the debut of a new cryptocurrency, called Beam – one of two highly-anticipated privacy coins implemented with the so-called “mimblewimble” protocol. The mimblewimble protocol, which is touted as a way to make transactions confidential and virtually untraceable, …

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How Lightning’s Elizabeth Stark Raised an Army

How Lightning’s Elizabeth Stark Raised an Army ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– A former academic, Elizabeth Stark likes to play devil’s advocate. Take, for instance, her appearance at the Crypto Springs conference in October 2018. It’s a sunny morning in Palm Springs, California, and a handful of attendees are lounging by the pool; onstage, …

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NYSE operator’s crypto project Bakkt brings in $182M – TechCrunch

NYSE operator’s crypto project Bakkt brings in $182M – TechCrunch The Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) cryptocurrency project Bakkt celebrated New Year’s Eve with the announcement of a $182.5 million equity round from a slew of notable institutional investors. ICE, the operator of several global exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange, established …

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