Browsing the "MimbleWimble" Tag

Privacy Coin Beam Conducts First Hard Fork Away From ASICs

| William Foxley

Launching in January of this year, beam is one of two first implementations of the Mimblewimble privacy protocol

Grin Cryptocurrency Executes First Hard Fork

| Christine Kim

Wednesday's planned system upgrade for the Grin blockchain tweaked a mining algorithm.

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Privacy Crypto Grin’s First Hard Fork Planned for July

| Christine Kim

This summer will see the first network upgrade for Grin, a privacy-oriented cryptocurrency that uses the technology Mimblewimble.

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Privacy Cryptocurrency Grin Receives Mysterious $300K Bitcoin Donation

| Christine Kim

The developers behind the cryptocurrency project Grin are reporting that they have received an anonymous donation of 50 BTC.

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Privacy Cryptocurrency Grin Votes to Fund Third Full-Time Developer

| Christine Kim

The community behind privacy-focused cryptocurrency Grin has recently decided to fund its third full-time developer.

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…

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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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…