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Monero to Become First Billion-Dollar Crypto to Implement ‘Bulletproofs’ Tech

Monero to Become First Billion-Dollar Crypto to Implement ‘Bulletproofs’ Tech A highly anticipated technology designed to make blockchain privacy features more scalable will be tested in the wild soon. Named “bulletproofs,” the tech, which was invented by cryptographers Benedict Bunz and Jonathan Bootle, promises to dramatically decrease the weight of …

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Winklevoss-Backed Stablecoin Soars Above $1 as Tether’s Market Cap Plunges

Winklevoss-Backed Stablecoin Soars Above $1 as Tether’s Market Cap Plunges A second stablecoin has broken its peg with the U.S. dollar – except this one’s soaring well above a buck, not tanking below it. According to data from CoinMarketCap, the Gemini exchange-issued Gemini dollar (GUSD) saw its price hit an …

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The Crypto Protocol Trying to Unite Every Exchange Order Book

The Crypto Protocol Trying to Unite Every Exchange Order Book Imagine the liquidity of every crypto exchange, but in one giant pool – one all-seeing order book that listed every conceivable bid and ask for any asset. That’s the promise of a new startup announcing its equity seed round Tuesday …

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How a Left-for-Dead, $0.22 Crypto Asset Became a Lifeline for Activists

How a Left-for-Dead, $0.22 Crypto Asset Became a Lifeline for Activists “It exists everywhere.” That’s how Athens-based crypto enthusiast named “Sporos” describes faircoin – a tiny, $0.22 asset that in terms of daily trading volume, is barely a glitch on global cryptocurrency exchanges. Although it’s listed at number 1,134 on …

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A Solution to Crypto’s 51% Attack? Fine Miners Before It Happens

A Solution to Crypto’s 51% Attack? Fine Miners Before It Happens One of crypto’s most feared attacks may have an elegant solution. At least, that’s according to the team behind cryptocurrency project Horizen – formally zencash – which lost more than $500,000 in such an attack, called a 51 percent attack, earlier this …

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Good Money’s Master Plan: A Stealth Bid to Hook Celebrities on Crypto Exposed

Good Money’s Master Plan: A Stealth Bid to Hook Celebrities on Crypto Exposed Can flat abs gurus and mommy bloggers sell the masses on using crypto? That seems to be the secret master plan behind a much-hyped new startup by Gunnar Lovelace, the former co-founder of Thrive Market, who plans to …

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Crypto Prediction Market Augur Is Gearing Up for Its First Major Upgrade

Crypto Prediction Market Augur Is Gearing Up for Its First Major Upgrade People want to use Augur, if only they could figure out how. The decentralized platform for prediction markets based on real-world events launched on the ethereum blockchain in July. Since then, it has generated excitement beyond the usual …

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