Altcoin News Binance Crypto monero 

Monero Mining Unprofitable, Open to 51% Attack Post-Hard Fork: Research

By CCN: Monero recently hard-forked once again to stave off ASIC miners, who take over the network after a time and are disliked by the Monero community. Monero would prefer to be a CPU and at-most GPU coin, which is mined by the people who use it. Binance discusses Monero’s moves in a new report released over the weekend. Binance noted that there were some negative consequences associated with permanently kicking ASIC miners off the network. Monero transaction fees are down but there are other problems abound, Binance research has…

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Altcoin News Crypto DAPS Coin monero privacy coins 

This New Privacy Coin Hopes to Wow Crypto Enthusiasts at Consensus 2019

By CCN: DAPS stands for “decentralized anonymous payment system.” DAPS Coin’s motto is “privacy is a right, not a privilege.” Mixing Privacy and Proof-of-Stake They’re launching in a growing market of privacy coins, hoping to deliver a superior product that might shake things up. DAPS Coin borrows all of the best ideas from other privacy coins like Dash and Monero and integrates them into one blockchain using proof-of-stake. It sports the Bulletproof Protocol, which drastically reduced the cost of Monero transactions last year. From a technical standpoint, DAPS Coin is…

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Altcoin News calvin ayre Craig Wright Crypto monero riccardo spagni 

These 5 States Are Most Interested in Monero

Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. At press time, interest in Monero had increased 400% over the past hour. Five US states lead the charge, according to Google Trends: Indiana tops the list for interest in…

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Altcoin News Fortnite monero riccardo spagni 

Fortnite Store Accepts Crypto – But Only Monero

Fortnite fans can now buy merchandise for the blockbuster online video game using the cryptocurrency Monero (XMR). Bitcoin payments are not yet accepted, reportedly due to privacy concerns. While Fortnite did not make an official announcement, fans shared the news on Reddit on January 1, where it received a very positive reception. Monero enthusiasts said the move signals that crypto adoption is expanding, since Fortnite is the most popular video game in the world, with more than 200 million registered users. Fortnite V-Bucks and Crypto Top Teen Wish Lists Indeed, Fortnite is…

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Altcoin News monero 

Over 90% of Monero’s Block Reward Have Been Mined

There will be a total of 18.4 million Monero’s XMR coins in circulation by May 31, 2022. And the project has already mined more than 90% of it. Per data available at MoneroBlocks.info, a Monero blockchain explorer, the privacy-enabled cryptocurrency have emitted close 16.6 million XMR. As the emission forms parity with the total supply, the Monero project will switch to a new supply program, dubbed as tail emission. The project’s earlier announcements indicate that miners will obtain a consistent mining reward of 0.6 XMR per block that would likely maintain…

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Altcoin News asic monero 

Bulletproofs Integration Kicks off New Era of Privacy, Speed

Monero (XMR) forked successfully earlier today, and the network has seen no major hiccups so far. This release is unlike the usual ones that try to keep up with deterring ASIC miners. The release, called “Monero 0.13.0 “Beryllium Bullet,” includes a significant overhaul of the network’s protocol through the introduction of bulletproofs. Bulletproofs Explained The improved protocol allows for stronger privacy, cheaper and faster transactions, and greater ASIC miner resistance. Bulletproofs is a unique feature among digital assets, at least among large-cap networks. It gives users more privacy by hiding…

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Accepts Bitcoin Alessandro Santos Bitcoin Business hostel monero XRP 

Architect Launches Bitcoin Hostel Near Rio De Janeiro in Brazil

Alessandro Santos, a Brazilian architect, engineer, and self-described bitcoin aficionado, has recently inaugurated a cryptocurrency-themed hostel in Paraty, a city located about 260 kilometers (161.5 miles) away from São Paulo, Brazil. The hostel, appropriately named Hostel Bitcoin, launched on August 16, and was immediately booked for its inauguration day. According to local news outlet Portal do Bitcoin, Santos has been living in Paraty for three years, and decided to invest in the crypto-themed hostel a while ago. Per the outlet, all of the hostel’s services, including breakfast and tours, can…

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Accepts Bitcoin Bitcoin Cash monero ProtonMail Tutanota 

Encrypted Email Service Tutonata Tests Cryptocurrency For Payments

Tutanota, a provider of an encrypted email service, has begun to accept donations in bitcoin, ether, bitcoin cash and monero in order to test payment processing using cryptocurrencies, the company announced in a blog post. The German firm noted that it wants to support decentralized payment systems that are independent of centralized processors such as credit card companies and banks. The company believes decentralized payments could support an anonymous email service for human rights activists, whistleblowers, and journalists who require special protection. Crypto Acceptance Postponed Due to Code Rewrite Tutanota…

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Altcoin News Altcoin Prices Bitcoin Analysis Bitcoin Price News monero 

Bitcoin Price Leads Recovery as Market Fights Off Weekend Firesale

The cryptocurrency markets experienced a labored recovery on Monday after the deep bitcoin price sell-off that occurred over the weekend. Monero Price Headlines Monday Recovery Monero (XMR) has seen a huge rebound in the past 24 hours, up nearly 15% to $128.86. Monero saw a steep sell-off with the news out of the United States that the Secret Service recommended a crackdown on privacy cryptocurrencies , as CCN reported on June 22. The coin has also appeared recently in the news for its use in crypto-jacking malware. Lastly, speculation has…

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Altcoin Mining Altcoin News Bitcoin Crime Coinhive cryptojacking monero 

Monero Miners to See Charges in Japan’s First CryptoJacking Criminal Case

Get exclusive fiat and cryptocurrency analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Click here now! Japanese police are investigating three suspects allegedly using Coinhive, a Monero-mining software script, in a cryptojacking case that could lead to criminal prosecution. A number of police departments in the prefectures of Kanagawa, Chiba and Tochigi in central Japan are carrying out a joint-investigation into three suspects who allegedly set up websites in 2017 to mine Monero using visitors’ computers without their consent, Japanese news daily Mainichi reports. An energy-intensive process, mining involves the…

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