Month: January 2022

After two years of development, Litecoin (LTC) has finally launched its highly anticipated Mimblewimble upgrade, opening the door to more privacy-oriented transactions on the network.  Mimblewimble’s integration into Litecoin came by way of the Mimblewimble Extension Block, also known as MWEB, which allows the network’s users to opt-in to confidential transactions. MWEB lead developer David
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Web3 — or Web 3.0 as crypto boomers like to call it — is a topical buzzword with only a very vague definition. Everyone agrees it has something to do with a blockchain-based evolution of the internet but, beyond that, what is it really? Yet, the conversation surrounding the meaning and prospects for Web3 has
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The United Nations Children’s Fund has called for incorporating child safeguards into online child protection initiatives, citing financial and exploitative threats posed by unregulated crypto markets. UNICEF’s “Prospects for children in 2022” report, which examines the impact of global trends on children, anticipates further mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies — “demonstrating both the promise of greater financial
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Cointelegraph is following the development of an entirely new blockchain from inception to mainnet and beyond through its series, Inside the Blockchain Developer’s Mind, written by Andrew Levine of Koinos Group. People use social applications daily, but despite all the hype around supposedly “next-gen” blockchains, none of those social applications are decentralized. Let’s unpack why,
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Bitcoin (BTC) circled the $38,000 mark into Jan. 30 as a “trappy” weekend still offered the chance of a solid weekly close. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView “Choppy waters” for Bitcoin Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD regaining the $38,000 mark after seeing local highs of $38,740 on Bitstamp the previous
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