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Litecoin-Funded Grin Developer Challenges Mimblewimble’s Privacy Issue

A Grin (GRIN) developer funded by the Litecoin Foundation has suggested a solution for fixing the “Achilles heel of Mimblewimble privacy.” David Burkett, a developer at Mimblewimble’s (MW) privacy-centric coin Grin, started a thread on monthly updates detailing progress on both Grin’s development and the integration of MW’s privacy-focused technology into Litecoin (LTC). The developer …

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Bitcoin Maximalists Embrace Ethereum After Receiving an Offer They Can’t Refuse

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>A group of hardcore bitcoin maximalists have heroically overcome their hatred for Ethereum after receiving ERC20 shares in crypto exchange INX worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. The staunch <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> loyalists, led by Blockstream CTO Samson Mow, have agreed to support a project built on Ethereum, despite …

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LTC Founder Charlie Lee Discloses Investment in BTC Development Firm Casa

On Aug. 16, Litecoin (LTC) founder Charlie Lee disclosed in a tweet that he is “an investor in Casa,” a Bitcoin (BTC) personal key security firm. He also noted that he has high hopes for the company: “I have the same feeling about Casa today as I had about Coinbase when I joined in 2013 …

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BTC and LTC Halving ‘Shock’ May Be Mitigated by Merged Mining: Report

The effect of block reward halvings for both Bitcoin (BTC) and Litecoin (BTC) mining could be mitigated by merged mining, according to a report by a research arm of major crypto exchange Binance released on July 12. Following Charlie Lee’s prediction that some miners may shut down Litecoin mining after the halving, which is expected …

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Report Claims 85% of the Monero Network Dominated by ASIC Miners

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Over the last few years, certain cryptocurrency networks have tried to block ASIC mining with many fruitless attempts to forge ASIC-resistant protocols. Multiple cryptocurrency developers have attempted to brick ASIC miners, but with scant success. A perfect example is the privacy-centric digital currency Monero, a project that has tried to fork the …

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