Why Monero’s Growth Has a Ceiling

Monero, the privacy-centered cryptocurrency that long languished far from the top ten, recently experienced a significant price spike, growing tenfold over the course of just a few months. Much of this can be traced to dark market integrations like Sigaint and Alphabay, and the recent Bitfinex hack might be partially responsible as well, Continue Reading

Dash’s DAO At 10 Months: a Progress Report

Like all blockchain-based networks, Dash has been a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) from the start. But unlike almost all networks that are forked from or similar to Bitcoin, Dash’s ecosystem has been massively remodeled since its birth. In August 2015, 10% of Dash’s block reward became available for funding whatever the network Continue Reading

FBI Announces Post-Election Attack on Encryption

The FBI announced a plan to crack down on encryption. In a keynote address on August 30th, James Comey, the FBI’s director, announced a renewed push to break encryption after November’s election is over. He stated that the push would be to install backdoors in encryption of private data for easy Continue Reading