Browsing the "Technology" Tag

Japanese Police to Fund Crypto Criminal Tracking Tool

| Wolfie Zhao

Japan's top police agency is to fund development of new software aimed to help track individuals behind illicit crypto transactions.

Blockchain Enters ‘Trough of Disillusionment’ on Gartner’s Hype Scale

| Muyao Shen

Interest in blockchain technology is waning, research firm Gartner said in its latest "Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies" report.

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Bitcoin’s Taproot Privacy Tech Is Ready – But There’s a Catch

| Alyssa Hertig

Bitcoin could get better privacy with Taproot, but there's one big obstacle - it can't be deployed until another technology goes through.

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Zeroing In: Zcash Sets 2-Year Course for Better Crypto Privacy

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Nearly two years after launch, Zcash is entering what could be a crucial period, one that could expand the core features of its technology.

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Token Swaps: What Are They, How They Work & Why They’re Happening Now

| Annaliese Milano and Taryana Odayar

Token swaps are becoming common, but what do they mean for users and investors? CoinDesk explores the evolving art of blockchain migrations.

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Blockchain’s Once-Feared 51% Attack Is Now Becoming Regular

| Alyssa Hertig

At least five cryptocurrencies have recently been hit with a 51% attack, a vulnerability users used to scoff at.

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How to Watch the EOS Blockchain Launch

| Brady Dale

CoinDesk gives our best guess of how the distributed launch of the much-anticipated EOS software can be expected to unfold.

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Startup Behind Zk-Starks Tech to Seek Cryptocurrencies as Customers

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Lead scientists behind privacy tech zk-starks have started a business providing the solution to blockchains in exchange for tokens.

$35 Million Refund? Developer Appeals to Ethereum for Hack Reversal

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

An early ethereum developer is speaking out about why he feels a platform-wide software upgrade should be used to help him recover lost funds.

Strip Clubs, Lambos and Code: A Tale of Two Bitcoins

| Ariel Deschapell

A conference in Miami played host to evidence of a growing schism in the crypto community between passionate developers and fly-by-night traders.