A pioneer of public-key cryptography said the blockchain boom represents a “resurgence” of the work he helped start in the 1970s. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/whitfield-diffie-talks-cryptography-resurgence-blockchain/. …

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Has Pornhub’s decision to accept payments in verge’s XVG token boosted the prospects of other privacy-focused cryptocurrencies? This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-privacy-tokens-see-price-lift-on-pornhub-deal/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Hacked Exchange Coincheck Drops Three Anonymity-Focused Coins After FSA Inspection Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck will stop handling anonymity-centered cryptocurrencies Monero, Dash, and ZCash in the aftermath of the major January hack when $534 mln worth of NEM was stolen from the…

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Crypto wallet startup Abra is expanding the number of cryptocurrencies it supports to 20 from just two – bitcoin and ethereum – currently. Announced today, bitcoin cash, dash, dogecoin, ethereum…

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Lightning is spreading across the cryptocurrency landscape. Originally designed for use on bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market size was also the first to implement the concept, touted as a…

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Marc Hochstein is the managing editor of CoinDesk. The views expressed here are his own, so don’t blame his co-workers. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered…

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