Browsing the "Beam" Tag

Privacy Crypto Beam Gets Funding from ‘Japanese LinkedIn’ Recruit

| Yogita Khatri

Privacy-oriented crypto Beam has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from Japan’s equivalent to LinkedIn, Recruit Co., Ltd.

Privacy Cryptocurrency Beam Experiences Blockchain Stoppage

| Yogita Khatri

Privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Beam said Monday morning that its blockchain had stopped. A fix has now been committed, it says [updated].

‘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…

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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…

The First Cryptocurrency to Use Mimblewimble Privacy Tech Is Now Live

| Christine Kim

A new privacy coin called "Beam" just launched on mainnet. It's based on the highly-regarded "mimblewimble" white paper outlining support for…

Grin and Beam: A Tale of Two Coins Being Built on Mimblewimble

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Mimblewimble is about to go live – not in one, but in two new cryptocurrency implementations.

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African Remittance Firm Beam Stops Bitcoin Service in Pivot

| Pete Rizzo

Beam has announced it will no longer focus on using bitcoin in an attempt to disrupt the Ghanaian remittance market.

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Ghana Startup Launches Bitcoin Donations Hub to Aid Ebola Fight

| Daniel Palmer

Ghana-based remittances service Beam has launched a bitcoin donations service for charities fighting against ebola in Sierra Leone.

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Beam Launches Cheap ‘Rebittance’ Solution for Ghana

| Daniel Palmer

Ghana-based startup Beam plans to disrupt the local remittance market using the low cost, speed and convenience of bitcoin.