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Altcoin Market Capitalization Shrinks Despite Volume Boost Since 2017

Analysis At present, the combined capitalization of the 2,022 crypto assets with a known market cap was roughly $222 billion. On Nov. 19, 2017, just weeks before the current all-time highs would be set for the price and capitalization of Bitcoin and the crypto market overall, the 985 tokens with a..

Researcher Breaks Grin’s ‘Privacy’ Spending Just $60 Per Week

News Mimblewimble, a privacy-focused blockchain protocol, is allegedly not private at all. According to an expert at blockchain research firm Dragonfly Research, Mimblewimble's privacy is fundamentally flawed, which he reportedly proved by discovering the exact addresses of senders and recipi..

Zero-Knowledge Proofs, Explained

Zero-Knowledge Proofs, Explained Shiraz Jagati 1 HOUR AGO 446 Total views 1. What is a zero-knowledge proof? 2. Where are ZKPs actually employed? 3. Can ZKPs be integrated into blockchain platforms? 4. What advantages do zero-knowledge proofs offer? 5. Notable use cases 1. What is a zero-knowledge p..

Zcash Creator Donates Company Trademark to the Zcash Foundation

News Electric Coin Company (ECC) has donated the Zcash trademark to the Zcash Foundation. ECC created and launched the privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash (ZEC) in 2016, and will now own the trademark bilaterally with the corresponding foundation. ECC and the Zcash Foundation have been in negotia..

Wrapped Crypto Tokens, Explained

Wrapped Crypto Tokens, Explained Nikolai Kuznetsov 1 HOUR AGO 219 Total views 1. What is a wrapped token? 2. How do wrapped tokens work? 3. What is Zcash? 4. Why did Zcash launch a wrapped token? 5. What kinds of wrapped tokens are there? 1. What is a wrapped token? A wrapped token is an asset hoste..

Privacy-Focused Cryptos Hunted Down by Forensics and Exchanges

Analysis As Japan and South Korea — two of the largest cryptocurrency exchange markets in Asia — are increasingly pressuring exchanges to delist privacy-focused crypto assets, and concerns are rising that it could lead to more markets, at least in Asia, to follow the trend of the two major countri..

Germany Warns of Privacy Token Usage in Money Laundering and Terrorism

News The German Federal Ministry of Finance has expressed concerns about rising use of privacy tokens due to their association with criminal activities and difficulties in tracking them. Published on Oct. 19, the ministry’s “First Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing National Risk Assessment” ..

Zcash Community Discovers Likely Malicious Fake Version of ZecWallet

News Members of the Zcash (ZEC) community have discovered a suspicious and potentially malicious counterfeit version of Zcash Foundation’s native ZecWallet. According to a Twitter post published on Oct. 20 and retweeted by Zcash developer Electric Coin Company, the fake ZecWallet likely contains m..

Binance CEO Confused by BNB Price Decline Despite ‘Very Productive’ Q3

News Changpeng Zhao, CEO and founder of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance, said that the reasons why Binance Coin (BNB) dropped over 50% from its all-time high in June do not make much sense. “Markets often confuse people”Zhao explained that new services such as margin trading, an increased n..

Privacy Coin Zcash Community to Develop Wrapped Token for Ethereum

News The privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash (ZEC) is seeking access to Ethereum’s decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem. Zcash’s shielded addresses on the Ethereum networkOn Oct. 13, Coindesk reported that the topic of interoperability was the theme of the now concluded Devcon 5 developer confe..

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