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Monero’s Triptych Research Could Vastly Improve its Anonymity

The Monero Research Lab (MRL) releases Triptych on the 6th of January proposing trustless logarithmic-size ring signatures. As Monero’s core anonymity mechanism, research aimed at decreasing their size could improve the coin’s privacy significantly. Monero (XMR) is a privacy coin that uses several distinct mechanisms to obfuscate parts of a transaction. The primary line of […]

Qatar bans cryptocurrency trading

Qatar Bans Cryptocurrency Trading; May Create National Digital Currency

Cryptocurrency trading bans in Qatar. This Middle East country has a population of over 2.5 million but doesn’t want to adapt to the future of currency. According to the recent media reports, the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Regulatory Authority says that virtual asset trading remains out of sight from the QFC at this time. The […]

Omni shuts down; sells engineering team to coinbase

Omni Abruptly Shuts Down; Sells Engineering Team to Coinbase

Omni, one of the Ripple’s first major investments just closed its doors for good. Originally based in San Francisco, Omni (the peer-to-peer rental startup) was earlier reported to shut down its operations by late 2019. However, the piece of news becomes true this week. According to new reports, the company officially ends its services and […]

Buy Venezuelan Oil with Crypto Petro

“Buy Venezuelan Oil Now in Crypto Petro” Says Nicolas Maduro

Buy Venezuelan Oil in Crypto Petro now with ease. Nicolas Maduro, the Venezuelan President, claims that Venezuelan oil is now available for purchase using the nation’s cryptocurrency, the Petro. He heralds the arrival of the Petro cryptocurrency, which can now be used to buy the nation’s vast oil reserves. Venezuela’s plans to sell its mineral […]

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“Digital Yuan Will be Different from Bitcoin” Says Central Bank of China

Central Bank of China deputy director Mr. Mu Changchun announces in his recent media interaction that Digital Yuan will be different from Bitcoin and Stablecoins. According to the South China Morning Post, China’s national digital currency would be a digital form of the Yuan. The head of the digital currency research institute at the People’s […]

cryptocurrency act of 2020

Cryptocurrency Act of 2020 by US Lawmakers to Bring Regulatory Clarity

The Cryptocurrency Act of 2020 is a draft bill first brought in front of the House of Representatives by U.S. Congressman Paul Gosar (Republican Arizona). The proposed bill aims at bringing regulatory clarity to the cryptocurrency sector. According to the copy obtained by Forbes, the bill seeks to clarify which federal agencies should regulate cryptocurrencies […]

SLP token support

Cybavo Adds SLP Token Support to Its Wallet Management Platforms

The SLP token support ecosystem is growing rapidly as more companies adopt its token protocol. The latest company to join the ecosystem is Cybavo. Though it’s a cybersecurity firm offering enterprise-level secure private key management for blockchain application to some of the biggest exchanges in the world, it couldn’t refrain itself from joining this trend. […]

Ripple

Ripple and XRP Can Transform Global Payments Says MoneyGram CEO

Ripple and XRP, the payments giants today, can truly transform global payments. The MoneyGram CEO Alexander Holmes says in his recent press meet. The comments come from the CEO when he is delivering new insight into the company’s partnership with Ripple. The two companies teamed up in June, with Ripple buying a $50 million stake […]