Not So Private: 99% of Zcash and Dash Transactions Traceable, Says Chainalysis
Chainalysis says it can track 99% of transactions involving Zcash, and almost all of Dash's - coins that both fancy themselves as private and untraceable. Now, that's because the majority of users do not utilize the optional privacy-enhancing features available ... read more.
80% of US and European Institutional Investors Find Cryptocurrency Appealing: Survey
A new survey of about 800 institutional investors in the U.S. and Europe shows strong cryptocurrency adoption, particularly bitcoin. About 80% of institutions said they find cryptocurrency appealing, and 60% believe cryptocurrencies have a place in their portfolios. Crypto Appeals ... read more.
London's ETC Group to List Centrally Cleared Bitcoin ETP on Deutsche Börse’s Xetra
A UK-based financial services company will list a centrally cleared bitcoin exchange-traded product (ETP) on Deutsche Börse’s Xetra electronic trading market later this month. In a statement released on June 9, Etc Group said the contract, known as Bitcoin Exchange ... read more.
Bolstering Privacy: Human Rights Foundation Donates $50K Toward Bitcoin Mixing Development
On June 10, 2020, the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) launched a fund that is dedicated to the development of tools that make the Bitcoin network “more private, decentralized, and resilient.” HRF’s initial gift of $50,000 will be given to the ... read more.
Bitpay Reveals Crypto-to-Fiat Prepaid Mastercard, Firm's Flagship Visa Card Ends in December
On June 11, 2020, the cryptocurrency payment services provider, Bitpay announced the firm is launching a prepaid Mastercard that can be loaded with a variety of digital assets. The Atlanta-based company says the card can be spent anywhere Mastercard is ... read more.
Bitfinex Hackers Move Another $4.1 Million Bitcoin in Their Biggest Pay Day Yet