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

Authored by Simon Chandler via, 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

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

100 Bitcoin Users Perform What Might Be Largest ‘CoinJoin’ Transaction Ever

The startup behind the privacy-centric bitcoin app Wasabi Wallet recently brought together 100 people to collectively execute a "CoinJoin" transaction......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 10th, 2019

Samourai, Nodl to Launch Bitcoin Lightning Node With Mixing Features

A new hardware partnership is helping the team behind Samourai Wallet extend their obsession with privacy to the world of bitcoin nodes......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 10th, 2019

BKD launches ‘Red Team’ to combat cyberattacks

To better defend clients against the ever-increasing threat of cyberattack, BKD LLP launched a new service called the BKD Red Team......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2019

Trump defies own party to push ahead with Mexican tariff threat

Defying increasing criticism from within his own party, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely go ahead with new tariffs on imports from Mexico to pressure it to clamp down on rising numbers of migrants entering the United States......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 4th, 2019

Encrypted Email Service Launches on Blockstack With Bitcoin Features

An Egyptian web firm is building Dmail on Blockstack to bring bitcoin-friendly privacy tech to the Middle East......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 3rd, 2019

Samourai Wallet Raises First Funding Round in Fight Against Bitcoin Surveillance

The team behind the privacy-centric Samourai Wallet has received a $100,000 investment to expand its offerings......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 3rd, 2019

Apple will reportedly limit third-party tracking in children’s apps

A move toward increasing privacy for children.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 31st, 2019

Wall St. drops on surprise Mexico tariff threat

U.S. stocks dropped on Friday, putting the S&P 500 on track for its first monthly drop of the year after President Donald Trump's surprise threat of tariffs on Mexico fueled fears increasing trade wars could lead to a recession......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 31st, 2019

BTC/USD Hovers Around $8,000; Investor Interest Stays Intact

Increasing bearish momentum sent Bitcoin spiraling below $7,500. Bitcoin is in a sideways trending motion between a narrow range ($7,750 - $8,250). read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 20th, 2019

Rise of smaller rivals throws up fresh challenge to bitcoin

Bitcoin's weathered hacks, heists, booms and busts to reign as the king of cryptocurrencies through its first decade. But now there's a fresh challenge to its dominance of the fledgling market: some 2,000 smaller digital coins......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 15th, 2019

Taiwan Breaks Ground On First Submarine Factory Amid Invasion Threats From China 

Amid China's increasing military threat, Taiwan unveiled a miniature model of the country's first indigenous submarine at a groundbre.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 12th, 2019

Privacy Cryptocurrency Grin Receives Mysterious $300K Bitcoin Donation

The developers behind the cryptocurrency project Grin are reporting that they have received an anonymous donation of 50 BTC......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 8th, 2019

Pieter Wuille Unveils Two Proposals for Upcoming Bitcoin Privacy Soft Fork

Bitcoin developer Pieter Wuille unveiled two proposals today that offer new plans for bitcoin's possible next big upgrade......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 7th, 2019

41% prefer to trade cryptocurrencies on Binance, while 76% thing Crypto winter end in 2019

Most of the respondents include Bitcoin when listing their favorite coins. 41% prefer to buy A Crypto Currency on Binance. Nearly half of the respondents consider Propy .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 29th, 2019

I Tried to Get People to Give Away Bitcoin – And They Did

Some of bitcoin's earliest adopters have made a fortune holding onto the coins, and Connie Gallippi wanted to give them a way to help other people. Turns out bitcoiners are quite the philanthropists too......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 29th, 2019

2,000 More US Grocery Stores Enable Bitcoin Buying at Coinstar Machines

You can now convert coins to bitcoin at more than 2,000 Coinstar kiosks in 19 different states......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 25th, 2019