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Monero Transactions is at an all time high!

Technology adoption has often come from “shady” stuff like adult which was a huge boost for VHS, then DVD and finally BluRay. Also online streaming, especially HD has first been adopted by adult sites. However, in Crypto we can’t really count on adult since their current model is highly based on automatic subscriptions via Credit […]

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Happy Birthday to Monero from the MyMonero team! 🎉🎉🎉💥

Everyone who I’ve encountered who really understands what cryptocurrencies are all about begins to notice very quickly that Monero is special. Through our collective work on Monero, we also deepen our understanding of what this technology must remain true to, as well as how it must continue to change. To that end, I’d like to […]

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Monero highlights over the past 5 years

Monero turns 5 next month, lets look back and think what Monero development team accomplished in that time. Bulletproofs and Confidential Transactions are going to be the best thread from a technical level. Both concepts were originally discussed for bitcoin but Monero was the one that implemented them. Now you see talk of implementing them […]

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Want to get the GUI point release faster? Help translate!

The GUI is frozen, now they need to update all existent languages. Keep in mind that the new GUI will be released once all languages will be updated. If you need any help/support: comment this issue or come chat on #monero-translations(Freenode, MatterMost, matrix/riot). Github: https://github.com/monero-project/moner … ssues/1377

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The ASIC won’t be able to mine Monero

Financemagnates – ASICs are yet to make an impact on the mining of digital coins using the CryptoNote protocol. However, Bitmain, one of the largest suppliers of ASIC-based mining equipment, has cracked the nut, as it announced its latest machine, the CryptoNight-capable X3. However, the introduction of the X3 has attracted criticism, with developers of […]

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Coinhive Says Meltdown Patches Didn’t Affect Monero Mining

Vice.com – Last week, researchers revealed the existence of Meltdown, one of two major security flaws that affects pretty much every modern computer and could allow attackers to gain access everything on those computers, including passwords and other sensitive personal information. After patches to fix this vulnerability were released, rumors circulated that the patches could […]

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Popular Google Chrome Extension Caught Mining Cryptocurrency on Thousands of Computers

Fortune – A Google Chrome extension with more than 100,000 users has been quietly hijacking people’s computers to mine cryptocurrency. Complaints first surfaced in early December that “Archive Poster,” a browser extension designed to help Tumblr users perform various tasks, had been contaminated with a program that mines the cryptocurrency Monero on unsuspecting users’ PCs. […]

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EU Rules Against Anonymous Transactions

FinanceMagnates – After more than a year of deliberation, the EU decided to outlaw anonymous cryptocurrency transactions on Friday, according to a report from Reuters. Cryptocurrency exchanges and wallet providers will be required to identify users. The European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs said that the ruling must be converted to enforceable law […]

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Cryptocurrency Monero To Be Accepted By Musicians

Forbes – In a year that has seen some parts of the traditional financial world embrace Bitcoin, it’s only fitting that other, less buttoned-up industries would take up cryptocurrency as well. In that vein, Monero announces that 45 musicians, plus five other online stores, will be accepting the privacy coin this holiday season and offering […]