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When people give reasons for various altcoins’ inability to overtake bitcoin as the dominant digital asset in the world, the conversation sometimes doesn’t move far past the network effects surrounding the world’s most dominant crypto asset. However, there are other reasons, sometimes related to bitcoin’s strong network effects, to...
BTC.com engineer and concerned Monero user ‘Lacksfish' has outlined a troubling bias towards the use of coinbase (block reward) transactions as decoys (also known as mixins) occuring on the post-fork Monero chain, with potentially troublesome privacy implications. The Github issue outlined here points towards a concerning number of recent transactions...
Cybersecurity company Trend Micro has revealed that between January and July 2018, its researchers detected unauthorized crypto mining attacks – also known as ‘cryptojacking’ - at a rate nearly 1000 percent higher than in the second half of 2017. The information was revealed in the company's H1 2018 report...
Riccardo “Fluffy Pony” Spagni and a team of industry experts have announced a brand new protocol built on top of the Monero network. Designed with never before seen features, Tari is positioned to become more than another “me-too” protocol that enables token creation. Since I've gotten into bitcoin, the question...
Digital wallet and exchange service Abra has announced the addition of five cryptocurrencies to its platform, now letting users buy, sell and invest across 25 cryptocurrencies and 50 national currencies, the company announced on Tuesday. Monero, NEM, NEO, Lisk and Verge are joining 20 other cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Dash and...

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