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What Is DigitalNote?

There is no shortage of cryptocurrency projects in the marketplace right now, even though most altcoins have no clear use cases or purposes. DigitalNote is an exception in this regard, as it focuses on providing untraceable encrypted messages, ASIC-resistant mining, and blockchain deposits with interest. Although some of these concepts can be found in other cryptocurrencies […]

Evolving Crypto Technologies To Watch In 2018

The cryptosphere is growing exponentially as enthusiasts across the world are hard at work on improvements and new technologies. Let’s take a look at a few of these techs, and what they could mean for the world of cryptocurrencies and blockchain in 2018. 1. Off-chain channels A concept that first saw light in 2015, off-blockchain […]

Bitcoin Private Fork Aiming to Make Bitcoin Anonymous

Bitcoin’s latest fork is just weeks away and this one’s a little different from the rest. Rather than simply tinkering with Segwit or adjusting block sizes, Bitcoin private (BTCP) is adding zk-Snarks. The privacy enhancing feature is best known for its use in the Z family of coins including zcash, zclassic, and zencash. That’s not […]

What Is SmartCash?

With thousands of cryptocurrency projects in existence today, it is difficult to distinguish between individual concepts. We have seen an increase in the number of projects focusing on privacy and anonymity these days. SmartCash is one of the more recent cryptocurrencies to appear on people’s radars. Creating an incentivized, decentralized community capable of supporting SmartCash will not be […]

What Is PIVX?

Competition in the cryptocurrency ecosystem can only be considered a good thing. There is nothing wrong with taking an existing project, forking the code, and exploring different options down the line. That is exactly what happened with PIVX, as it is an original fork of Dash, another popular privacy-oriented cryptocurrency. PIVX stands for Private Instant Verified […]

Deep Web Roundup: Dream Adds Monero and Bitcoin Tumbler “Chip Mixer” Launches

The darknet has been quiet of late, which is the way it’s meant to be. No news means no mega busts, honeypots, or mass market shutdowns. Even when it’s out of the spotlight though, the deep web is quietly making news, whether trialling the latest privacy coins or the newest coin mixers that promise to […]

What Is Bytecoin?

Over the years, we have seen multiple privacy-oriented cryptocurrencies emerge. As most people are well aware, Monero seems to be holding all the best cards in this regard even though there is still room for improvement. Bytecoin is another project focusing on the same problem, even though its developers have done things slightly differently. Combining privacy with […]

What Is Bitcoin Private?

The number of existing and upcoming Bitcoin hard forks continues to grow at an alarming rate. In fact, it seems the next fork is always just around the corner. Bitcoin Private, for example, is one of those upcoming forks, but these tokens will not be issued to BTC holders. That in itself is a rather […]