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Is Bitcoin"s Increasing Anonymity A Threat To Privacy Coins?

Authored by Simon Chandler via CoinTelegraph.com, It's no secret that Bitcoin isn't actually an.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 12th, 2019

Explainer: "Privacy coin" Monero offers near total anonymity

Bitcoin's share of the cryptocurrency market is sliding, with a host of alternative digital coins gaining ground as developers race to create digital cash that can gain a footing in mainstream commerce and finance......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 15th, 2019

Bitcoin Accounts for 95% of Cryptocurrency Crime, Says Analyst

It's "by far the favorite" of criminals, according to Chainalysis. Despite the proliferation of more than 2000 cryptocurrencies, including harder-to-track privacy coins, the overwhelming majo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 24th, 2019

Islamic State’s Use of Bitcoin (BTC) May Be Over Very Soon

Islamic State’s Use of Bitcoin (BTC) May Be Over Very Soon $BTCUSD Like cash, the anonymity of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have attracted criminals and terrorists to the digital coins over recent past. That could.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsSep 20th, 2018

New Bitcoin Mutual Fund Eases Crypto for Wary Asian Investors

A new mutual fund will provide crypto currency access to accredited investors in Asia who are very interested but slow to buy the coins directly......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 18th, 2019

New Bitcoin Mutual Fund Eases Crypto Investing for Eager-Yet-Wary Asian Investors

A new mutual fund will provide crypto currency access to accredited investors in Asia who are very interested but slow to buy the coins directly......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 18th, 2019

OKEX Korea Drops 5 Privacy Coins Citing FATF Rules

The Korean arm of the exchange has dropped support for privacy-enhancing cryptocurrencies including monero, zcash and dash......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 16th, 2019

Leadership Shakeup at Wasabi Wallet as Bitcoin Business Surges

Adam Ficsor, co-founder of the firm behind the privacy-centric Wasabi Wallet, is stepping down from his role as CTO......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 6th, 2019

Alt-Coins Lead Sudden Collapse In Cryptos, Bitcoin Battered Below $10k

Update (1415ET): Bitcoin has suddenly caught down to altcoins... Source: Bloomberg *  *  * On the same day as The Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group’s Bitcoin futures saw an .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 28th, 2019

‘Power to the People’: Privacy Was the Rallying Cry of Berlin’s Web3 Summit

It may seem trivial in some cases, but digital anonymity is no joking matter to American whistleblower and privacy advocate Edward Snowden......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 22nd, 2019

A Battle Between Bitcoin Wallets Has Big Implications for Privacy

Bitcoin privacy wallet Samourai announced last Thursday that its primary competitor, Wasabi Wallet, is the target of an ongoing network attack......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 6th, 2019

Cryptos Flash-Crash Overnight, Alt-Coins" Post-Libra Collapse Continues

Another ugly overnight session in cryptos with a sudden high volume collapse striking around 0620ET driving Bitcoin down towards .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 27th, 2019

Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans

The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 16th, 2019

Cryptos Are Crashing As Libra Hearing Ends, Bitcoin Back Below $10k

Bitcoin tumbled back below $10,000 and dragged the rest of the crypto space lower after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies. Bitcoin.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 16th, 2019

Bitcoin falls below $10,000 after Facebook grilled on crypto plans

Bitcoin fell 8% on Tuesday, breaching $10,000 for the first time in two weeks after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 16th, 2019

June Sets Records for CME Bitcoin Futures as Sign-Ups Surge 30%

CME's bitcoin futures product is increasing in popularity, with June setting a record for open interest amid a surge of new account sign-ups......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJul 3rd, 2019

Monero and Zcash Conferences Showcase Their Differences (And Links)

The future of privacy coins relies on technologists getting the governance setup right. Here's both sides of the zcash debate......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 30th, 2019

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 21st, 2019

Facebook’s Answer to Bitcoin Poses a Double Threat

Mark Zuckerberg’s Libra cryptocurrency project may just strengthen his stranglehold on our user data. Financial stability is another huge concern......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 17th, 2019

Calif. may limit facial recognition technology; police aren"t happy

Police want to use facial recognition software as a tool, but some California lawmakers say such technology represents a threat to privacy......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 16th, 2019

Is bitcoin growing up? Regulated futures boom as investors seek a safer ride

When bitcoin was born it was a symbol of counterculture, a rebel currency with near-anonymity and a lack of regulation. A decade later, there are growing signs it's entering the establishment its creators sought to subvert......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2019