Other Public Protocols

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How BlockEx Went from $24 Million ICO to Layoffs in Less Than a Year

| Brady Dale

BlockEx, a London-based platform for launching and exchanging tokens, was beset by a series of setbacks that led to downsizing.

‘Critical’ Vulnerability in Beam Wallet Could Have Put Funds At Risk, Devs Say After Fix

| Christine Kim

The "critical vulnerability" found by developers of the mimblewimble privacy coin Beam is said to have put user funds at possible risk of being…

First Grin Block Mined as Mimblewimble Privacy Crypto Goes Live

| Christine Kim

Grin, a privacy-focused cryptocurrency built on "mimblewimble" tech, has gone live on mainnet.

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Fee Spike on Ethereum Classic Raises Fears of More Exchange Attacks

| Christine Kim

Abnormal network activity this past Sunday on ethereum classic caused certain miners to receive thousands of dollars in payout. These peculiar…

Exchange Says 51% Attacker Returned $100K-Worth of Ethereum Classic

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io said Saturday that $100,000 in ethereum classic has been returned following a recent 51-percent attack.

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Beam Announces ‘Critical’ Vulnerability in Mimblewimble Crypto’s Wallet

| Christine Kim and Stan Higgins

The Beam privacy coin's development team announced a "critical" vulnerability discovered in its wallet software Wednesday, telling users to remove…

ethereum classic

Security Firm Asks Exchanges to Help It Find Ethereum Classic ‘Attacker’

| Christine Kim

Security firm SlowMist has come out with a public analysis of the latest chain attacks seen on ethereum classic.

Exchange Says $200K in Ethereum Classic Lost As Blockchain Attacks Continue

| Christine Kim

Cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io has corroborated claims that the ethereum classic network is under a 51 percent attack, disclosing a loss of 40,000…

Coinbase Suspends Ethereum Classic After Blockchain History Rewrites

| Nikhilesh De and Christine Kim

Ethereum classic's blockchain has been hit by a suspected 51 percent attack, leading to reorganizations of its transaction history.

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How to Last the Crypto Winter? Seek Simplicity, Manage Complexity

| Jake Yocom-Piatt

Decred's Jake Yocom-Piatt explains in this exclusive op-ed why he thinks information asymmetry is a key factor driving the manic buying and panic…