Hard Fork: Activation of RingCT and Bulletproofs Joins Particl with the Big Guns of Privacy Coins

Update: Enables Completely Untraceable Currency Transactions at Low Cost and Precedes Upcoming Particl Open Marketplace Mainnet Launch On the day of its second anniversary, Particl, the open-source privacy platform and a decentralized marketplace for buyers and sellers for cryptocurrency, has announced its hard fork. With the activation of RingCT and Bulletproofs, Particl’s already rigorous privacy …

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Facebook Talks to US, UK Governments and Visa and Mastercard about Globalcoin

Facebook is talking with U.S. Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) about Facebook’s planned Globalcoin. It will be a crypto stablecoin initiative. The Financial Times reports the CFTC chairman Christopher Giancarlo said the agency held very early stages of conversations with Facebook. The goal was to better understand if the firm’s crypto stablecoin could potentially …

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CryptoChicks Hack-A-Thon Brings Family and Blockchain Community Together With Vitalik Buterin, Vlad Zamfir, and CasperLabs

TORONTO, Canada, May 31st, 2019 — In honor of International Children’s Day, the cryptocurrency community is joining forces May 31 – June 2, as CryptoChicks and CasperLabs put on the CryptoChicks Hack-A-Thon + Blockchain A.I. Conference, a three-day event taking place at RBC WaterPark Place in Toronto, Canada. CryptoChicks, one of the largest women in …

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ELEV8 Conference in LA on 3-4 April Explores Future of Blockchain Technology

On April 3 and 4, blockchain and cryptocurrency professionals will converge in LA for the premier ELEV8 conference. It will take place at Hudson Loft, 1200 S Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA. The event will explore the blockchain, cryptocurrencies, digital assets, and how nascent technologies create a more interconnected economic global ecosystem, and also eliminate …

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Cryptocurrency Miners Tech and Which Mining Machines are Profitable?

Bitmain will launch its next-generation 7nm ASIC chip, BM1397, which achieves will improve performance, chip area and energy efficiency for mining cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH), that use the SHA256 algorithm for their Proof of Work (PoW). It needs less lower power and can offer an energy consumption to computing ratio …

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TRON and MixMarvel Launch HyperSnakes the Blockchain Version of Slither.io

The TRON Arcade fund and MixMarvel are launching HyperSnakes which is the blockchain version of Slither.io. It will allow players to compete and earn TRX without a wallet, circumventing common cryptocurrency adoption barriers. TRON and MixMarvel bring high production values and deep gameplay to gamers and blockchain enthusiasts alike. Blockchain gaming will transform the misaligned …

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Blockchain, Where Do We Go Now?

With the recent downturn in the crypto markets, there is much speculation about what will lead to a resurgence of the market. The difference of opinion usually turns on whether people believe hype is more important than fundamental value for this market. For those who think hype will lead to a resurgence, milestones like the …

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Marlin could scale public blockchains by 500 times

Marlin, the startup behind a blockchain-oriented protocol for scaling distributed ledgers while preserving user privacy, is pleased to pre-announce the launch of its product at the Genesis C.A.T. Meetup, held in Moscow, Russia, on November 6, 2018. After a series of successful simulations and benchmarking in the testnet stage, Marlin is about to announce the …

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