Monero (XMR)

Can Wrapped Monero save the day for the privacy coin?

New years are often great occasions to launch new products. Popular crypto-exchange BTSE is the one to launch the latest product this year in the form of Wrapped Monero [WXMR], a Monero-backed token on Ethereum. According to the announcement made by BTSE, WXMR will be backed 1:1 by Monero and secured by the exchange. Wrapped […]

ZCash (ZEC) is the Most Underrated Crypto Right Now – Tyler Winklevoss

Tyler Winklevoss has dubbed Zchash as the most underrated crypto right now This was after Bittrex announced the planned delisting of ZCash (ZEC), Monero (XMR) and DASH All three privacy coins suffered significant losses due to the Bittrex announcement with ZCash attempting to regain $60 The Co-Founder and CEO of the Gemini Exchange, Tyler Winklevoss, […]

Privacy coins no more? CipherTrace files patents for tracing Monero transactions

The firm claims it will be able to identify XMR used for illicit purposes to support criminal investigations. Crypto analytics firm CipherTrace announced on Friday that it had filed two patents for technology capable of tracing transactions for privacy coin Monero. In a Nov. 20 blog from CipherTrace, the firm stated that the patents would […]

What are the best cryptocurrencies in the privacy sector?

The latest IOCTA report shows that privacy-focused altcoins are a growing cyberthreat Still, the criminal use of altcoins amounts to only 1.1% of all transactions Monero, Dash and Zcash are growing in popularity as privacy-oriented digital assets Privacy coins have an enhanced focus on security and are designed to keep users’ identities as private as […]

Privacy focused Monero releases major ‘Oxygen Orion’ update

Developers maintaining privacy focused Monero went live with a system update starring a new version of its node software, codenamed “Oxygen Orion.” The hard fork promises substantial improvement across nearly all aspects of the privacy coin‘s performance. Monero’s XMR token has been adopted widely by cybercriminals and nefarious others looking to obscure their illicit commercial […]

Monero Hard-Fork Update May Be a Case of ‘Buy the Rumor, Sell the News’

Bitcoin started this week on a bullish note, reaching above $11,700 only to drop to nearly $11,200 level on Friday after crypto exchange OKEx announced that cryptocurrency withdrawals had been suspended. According to the local media, two of the executives, including its founder, Star Xu, arrested by the police, have been released on bail. Star […]

XMR workgroup says IRS should study Monero — not try to break it

Dollars are used for nefarious activities too. The United States Internal Revenue Service has better ways to spend taxpayer dollars than offering bounties to break Monero’s (XMR) privacy, a Monero working group says. After the IRS announced it is offering up to $625,000 to anyone who can break Monero, a major Monero-focused workgroup expressed their […]

Ethereum miners’ revenue surges as monthly ETH transaction volumes surpass $24 billion

This week CryptoCompare data shows the price of Bitcoin (BTC) tested the $12,000 mark but couldn’t break that level, seeing a subsequent correction down to the $10,150 mark where it currently stands. Ether (ETH), the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, started the week around $420 and moved up to $480 before BTC’s failure to break […]

Russian Monitoring Agency Develops Blockchain Analysis Tool To Track Bitcoin And Monero

Russian intelligence agents build a blockchain monitoring device capable of partially unmasking transactions on Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Omni (OMNI) and two popular private coins – Dash (DASH) and Monero (XMR). The agency requests for a budget surplus of $10 million from the federal government to complete the development of the monitoring services. A report […]

Must-know tips for trading in a Cryptocurrency exchange

As digital currencies get more attention from the media, its market continues to grow with each passing day. Traders need to keep a close eye on the movement of prices before deciding to invest. Some of the tips for having a good trading experience in a Cryptocurrency exchange are: Possess a motive while entering a […]

Top 5 Cryptocurrencies With Potential in the Long Run

Cryptocurrencies With Potential in the Long Run 1. Ethereum (ETH) – $38 billion mcap Ethereum – Tradingview We didn’t want to start with super major coins, however, Ethereum is simply too good to be ignored. Just recently, ETH has taken the lead being the first to see a breakout above a crucial resistance level and […]

Coinbase CEO says the exchange won’t list Monero due to regulatory concerns

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said that the exchange will not list Monero (XMR) due to regulatory issues. He said that as privacy coins gain wider acceptance, Coinbase’s team would consider listing them.  Huobi and Bithumb exchanges delisted XRM earlier following negative allegations. XMR/USD goes up by 14.10% over the last five days. Brian Armstrong, the […]

Liquid Exchange Set To Delist Zcash (ZEC) And 28 Other Privacy Enabled Cryptocurrencies

The argument revolves around whether privacy-focused cryptocurrencies such as Zcash and Monero are regulatory compliant. ECC believes so. Japan’s crypto exchange, Liquid, has delisted the privacy-enabled Zcash (ZEC), along with 28 other coins in order to comply with Singapore’s regulations. The exchange plans to get an operating license in Singapore, hence with the swift changes […]

Bitcoin Will Never Be Truly Private Says Andreas Antonopoulos

Andreas Antonopoulos says Bitcoin will probably never have privacy features like those in Monero. Bitcoin educator Andreas Antonopoulos says he would like to see more privacy features on Bitcoin, but they’re unlikely to happen anytime soon. In a livestream Q&A on Antonopoulos’ YouTube channel on July 7, he said Bitcoin (BTC) was unlikely to ever […]

Is Bitcoin’s reducing decentralization helping Monero?

Bitcoin may be the king of all crypto coins, but when it comes to privacy, Monero takes the spotlight. Seth Simmons of the Monero Community in a recent podcast talked about the unique values that differentiated Monero from Bitcoin and also shared his thoughts on how Bitcoin’s inability to iterate and implement new features was […]

Facebook Libra vs. Bitcoin

There are a lot of cryptocurrencies out there, but it surprised a lot of people when Facebook made headlines by announcing its own. Libra has been available to purchase since 2019, but many people still aren’t sure whether they should take the plunge and buy a few shares.  Luckily, we’ve gone ahead and done a […]

Will Bitcoin’s improving privacy put Monero, Zcash, Dash at risk?

Bitcoin, although the most popular representative of the cryptocurrency space, does not lead every nook and corner of it. In fact, there are specific areas where certain altcoins have taken the lead over the king coin. Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin are some of the market’s leading altcoins, all of whom outperformed Bitcoin in terms of […]

Top 20 cryptocurrency and Bitcoin wallets in 2020

Blockchain.com is an ‘old but gold’ wallet for Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). It powered native explorers for the first two blockchains. Coinbase.com  was the first in the sector to enable crypto purchasing via credit cards. Also, The services work with corporate entities. Opera is a unique built-in browser-based wallet. It also supports dApp surfing with ERC-type […]

Monero price is the only one outperforming Bitcoin?

While most of the altcoins follow Bitcoin in price movement, there are at least some coins that follow their own movement, and Monero price is outperforming the king. Bitcoin rallied this week, climbing along with the gold and the other safe-havens as key stock markets struggle. Over the past week, the price of Bitcoin is […]

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