The company behind Wickr, the privacy-oriented instant message app, has been awarded a patent that proposes using blockchain to maintain chat records.
The patent, published on Oct. 31 by the U.S. P... Read More
Bitcoin may be one step closer to offering users improved confidentiality.
Proposed in a new paper authored by heavyweight cryptographers including Dan Boneh, Pieter Wuille and Greg Maxwell, "Bulle... Read More
The vast majority of mobile cryptocurrency wallet apps employ poor security.
Or so claims new research from San Francisco security firm High-Tech Bridge based on an analysis of more than 2,000 apps... Read More
The most active software implementation of the much-anticipated mimblewimble technology is launching its first fundraising campaign.
Mimblewimble has gained notoriety as a way to improve the privac... Read More
The highly anticipated white paper for privacy technology zk-starks has been released.
Touted as a more secure version of zk-snarks, the privacy technology used by zcash, zk-starks remove the need ... Read More
Analysis: What 2019 Could Bring for Bitcoin
Trading in altcoins was a big part of what made Bitcoin price spike towards the end of 2017. A section of the crypto space argues that while altcoins helped Bitcoin’s market cap swell, they also bro
Bitcoin Cash Going Down as Stellar Warms up
Bitcoin Cash’s market cap has been cut in half since the Nov. 15 hardfork which birthed the Bitcoin ABC and Bitcoin SV chains. Now at a mere $3.5 bln and a unit price of ~$201 as at the time of writ
300k User Data from Chinese Auto Finance Platform Sold For One Bitcoin on Dark Web
It is revealed that 300,000 pieces of user data from a Chinese auto finance platform Jiurong were compromised and priced at one bitcoin on the dark web.
According to the leaked data posted, persona
Heyday of Bitcoin Mining Rigs Business at China’s Huaqiangbei is Over Amid Crypto Market Carnage
Bitcoin price slumped to a 13-month low of about $4,300 on Wednesday, making mining the world’s leading digital currency an unprofitable business. A lot of mall miners, mining rigs dealers and minin