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Opera Becomes First Major Browser to Integrate .Crypto Domain Extension

Opera now enables users to access decentralized web pages through a partnership with Unstoppable Domains, a tech firm backed by...

The Role of Cryptocurrencies in the Rise of Ransomware

Cryptocurrency and ransomware have had a long history together. They are so closely intertwined, in fact, that many have blamed...

Zcash Reward-Distribution Vote Questioned as Only a Small Sample Took Part

At the end of January, a poll apparently confirmed community support for a new mining reward-distribution structure for the Zca...

The Latest Cryptography Advances Set to Change Blockchain

Cryptocurrencies could not exist without cryptography. Advances in this field can have far-reaching impacts on blockchain techn...

‘Full Transparency Not Ideal for Cryptocurrency’ Says Chainalysis Exec

A major global company that helps fight illicit cryptocurrency-related activity does not think that privacy in crypto markets i...

A Solution to Make Ethereum Transactions Anonymous

On Feb. 1, part of the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain became anonymous. This is all thanks to the Aztec protocol that Thomas Walton-...

Crypto Payments on Darknet Markets Doubled for First Time Since 2015

The volume of cryptocurrency flows coming on darknet markets have doubled for the first time in four years, a new study says. I...

Tax Agencies Step Up Efforts to Hone in on Crypto Tax Evasion

The year 2019, for a short while, raised expectations that stablecoins would bring about mass adoption of cryptocurrencies. 202...

New EU AML Compliance Laws Could Disrupt the Crypto Industry

On Jan. 10, the European Union’s 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD), was officially signed into law. The legislation w...

China Prepares for CBDC With Cryptography Law on Encryption Standards

On Jan. 1, China’s law governing cryptographic password management came into power. Essentially, the act aims to set standards ...
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