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Decentralized • November 14-16, 2018

After the huge success of Decentralized 2017, the University of Nicosia is proud to announce that Decentralized 2018 will take…

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Latest Version of MetaMask Introduces Privacy Mode to Protect Ethereum Wallet Accounts

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Ethereum, News

Latest Version of MetaMask Introduces Privacy Mode to Protect Ethereum Wallet Accounts

MetaMask, the startup behind a world-renowned Ethereum client, has released new features aimed at improving the consumer experience, most notable of which is the new privacy mode designed to increase security for Ethereum Wallet accounts, the company announced in a Medium press release on November 5, 2018. MetaMask Addresses Concerns about User Safety MetaMask, the ConsenSys-backed company behind the eponymous…

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Taiwanese Government Amends Cryptocurrency Laws for Privacy-Focussed Transactions

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Finance, News, Regulation, Tech

Taiwanese Government Amends Cryptocurrency Laws for Privacy-Focussed Transactions

The Taiwanese Government recently amended their anti-money laundering and Countering Finance Terrorism (AML/CFT) laws concerning cryptocurrency regulations. According to an Asia Times article published on November 5, 2018, these revisions and changes will give Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), the ability to crack down on any anonymous cryptocurrency transactions. The Legislative Yuan Passes Cryptocurrency Laws On Friday, November 2, 2018,…

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10 Causes that Accept Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Contributions

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Cryptocyclopedia

10 Causes that Accept Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Contributions

Donations in cryptocurrency have been increasing in frequency. Due to their transparency and accountability, non-profit organizations have started to accept contributions in digital currencies, and this is has helped them to raise more funds from a new subset of donors. As trust in charities continues to fall and donations decrease in size, charities are looking to better their public image…

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Privacy-Focused Startup StarkWare Nets $30 Million in Series A Funding Round

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Investment, News, Platform, Tech

Privacy-Focused Startup StarkWare Nets $30 Million in Series A Funding Round

Privacy-focused cryptocurrency startup StarkWare has announced the successful closure of its Series A funding round made up of a who’s who of blockchain industry organizations such as Intel Capital, Sequoia, Atomico, DCVC, Wing, Consensys, Coinbase Ventures, Multicoin Capital, Collaborative Fund, Scalar Capital and Semantic Ventures. In an announcement published on its official blog on October 29, 2018, StarkWare revealed that…

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Starlight: A Payment Rail Enabling Secure and Private Transactions on Stellar

Category: Altcoins, Business, Development, Finance, News

Starlight: A Payment Rail Enabling Secure and Private Transactions on Stellar

On October 26, 2018, Interstellar, the product of Stellar’s acquisition of Chain, announced a new implementation called “Starlight” that allows for secure and private bidirectional payments on the Stellar protocol. Payment Channels The whole purpose of these payment channels is to allow different parties to privately and securely transact with zero fees and without having to trust the other party….

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Bitcoin Wallet Samourai Warns Users of “Dusting Attack”

Category: Bitcoin, News, wallet

Bitcoin Wallet Samourai Warns Users of “Dusting Attack”

On October 25, 2018, the privacy-centric cryptocurrency wallet Samourai warned users via Twitter of a new type of tracking tactic called a “dusting attack.” Biting the Dust According to tweets, the attack is an attempt to compromise the security and privacy of Samourai users by using “coin dust” to deanonymize users and linking their transactional inputs together. Attackers transfer a…

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Chinese Consortium FISCO BCOS Looks to Challenge Hyperledger Fabric and R3 Corda

Category: Adoption, Blockchain, Business, Finance, News, Platform

Chinese Consortium FISCO BCOS Looks to Challenge Hyperledger Fabric and R3 Corda

A number of Chinese companies from the financial industry recently formed an Association known as the Financial Blockchain Shenzhen Consortium (FISCO). According to a press release published on October 18, 2018, FISCO is intent on building an open-source blockchain platform called the FISCO BCOS which unlike consortiums like Hyperledger Fabric, or R3 Corda, will operate without a token and be open…

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10 VPN Services Accepting Bitcoin

Category: Bitcoin, Business, Guides, Platform

10 VPN Services Accepting Bitcoin

One of the main motivations to opt for a Virtual Private Network (VPN) service is to keep your Internet activity private. With that said, it appears ironic that many people who want to keep their web search and download history secret, purchase VPN with conventional currencies and use traditional payment methods. Hunting Down Escape Artists Most of the time, users…

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Australia Keen to Pass Bill to Undermine the Blockchain Community

Category: Blockchain, Business, News, Regulation

Australia Keen to Pass Bill to Undermine the Blockchain Community

The Australian government has proposed an “Assistance and Access” bill that will provide them with greater surveillance powers such as the ability to gain backdoor access to any encrypted messages. According to Forbes, if the surveillance bill becomes a law, it could be a new standard for other countries in the world, which could cause extreme problems and implications for…

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The Hackers Congress Paralelní Polis 2018 Day Three Round-Up

Category: Bitcoin, Development, News, Tech

The Hackers Congress Paralelní Polis 2018 Day Three Round-Up

The last day in Prague served as a final reminder of the wider reach of decentralization. If the first two days explained the more technical aspects of how best to achieve a multi-node organizational strategy, the October 7, 2018, presentations explained the philosophy on top of them. Different systems of trust have defined, razed, and rebuilt societies since time immemorial;…

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