Browsing the "Privacy" Tag

Mastercard Patent Filing Outlines Way to Anonymize Crypto Transactions

| Nikhilesh De

Payments giant Mastercard claims to have developed a new way of keeping cryptocurrency transactions private using intermediary addresses.

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ConsenSys Backs $2.1 Million Funding Round for Ethereum Privacy Startup

| Anna Baydakova

ConsenSys Labs has led a $2.1 million seed round for AZTEC, a startup working to make ethereum transactions private.

Free Software Messiah Richard Stallman: We Can Do Better Than Bitcoin

| David Floyd

Richard Stallman, founder of the free software movement, is building a privacy-focused cryptographic payments system, but says it's not a…

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Promise: A Startup Based on an Anonymous Paper Plans to Replace ACH

| David Floyd

With $47 trillion flowing through it every year, ACH is a juicy target for blockchain disruption. Can a new startup called Promise pull it off?

Defending Decentralization, Like a Twice in a Millennium Chance

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

During the Web3 Summit earlier this week, speakers and attendees struck an optimistic tone, even though the challenges for blockchain are great.

Zcash’s Next Upgrade to Make Private Transactions 100x Lighter and 6x Faster

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Zcash's upcoming Sapling hard fork, expected to execute on Oct. 29, makes substantial improvements to the efficiency of its private transactions.

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ING Bank Launches Zero-Knowledge Tech for Blockchain Privacy

| Ian Allison

ING Bank has continued further down the road of advanced blockchain privacy with the release of its Zero-Knowledge Set Membership (ZKSM) solution.

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Enough with the ICO-Me-So-Horny-Get-Rich-Quick-Lambo Crypto

| Timothy C. May

What are cypherpunk legend Timothy May's thoughts on the bitcoin white paper? Keep the text but throw out the hanger-ons that have came with it.

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‘Voldemort’ Strikes Again? A New Crypto White Paper Has His Name On It

| Alyssa Hertig

A new crypto paper arrived today bearing a familiar (and mysterious) pseudonym.

A16z, Binance and More Back Oasis Labs’ New Blockchain Startup Program

| Nikhilesh De

Oasis Labs is launching an support program for startups focused on privacy applications of blockchain, and some big investors are on board.