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Bitcoin mining at home yields 'pristine BTC with more privacy'

Bitcoin mining at home yields ‘pristine BTC with more privacy’

Remember the days when anyone with a computer could mine Bitcoin? Yes, a long time ago, before the days of ASIC, a few lucky ones did mine Bitcoins with their computers. As Bitcoin’s mining difficulty surged, thanks to professional mining groups with specialized computer chips and high processing power, the mining industry carved a niche …

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Litecoin's privacy upgrade: Hidden inflation a risk 'users will be willing to take'

Litecoin’s privacy upgrade: Hidden inflation a risk ‘users will be willing to take’

At the moment, Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum are all on their way to integrating and implementing privacy features. While concerns persist that these developments could end up elevating these cryptos as a threat to privacy-focused coins, another major question that arises here is – How will the coins’ infrastructure change and what impacts will privacy-enhancing …

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Developers of Ethereum Privacy Tool Tornado Cash Smash Their Keys

Developers of Ethereum Privacy Tool Tornado Cash Smash Their Keys

Ethereum’s premier coin mixing service is now permissionless. Tornado Cash, a privacy tool for obfuscating the history of Ether (ETH) transactions, completed a cryptographic process known as a trusted setup ceremony on May 10 followed by a contract update on Monday to create perpetually self-executing code. “With a record 1,114 contributions this was by far …

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The Great Lockdown, Preserving Privacy, Bitmain's Rebates

The Great Lockdown, Preserving Privacy, Bitmain’s Rebates

The coronavirus-led economic crisis, now called the Great Lockdown, shows no signs of letting up. “For the first time since the Great Depression both advanced economies and emerging market and developing economies are in recession,” Gita Gopinath, International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief economist, said. The crypto industry is far from insulated, today major Bitcoin miner …

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