Privacy Cryptocurrency Grin Votes to Fund Third Full-Time Developer

Long-time Grin coder “Ignotus Peverell” will receive financial support to work on the cryptocurrency, a move that makes him the nascent project’s third paid team member. In a weekly developer meeting Monday, developers voted to fund Peverell for his work on Grin with roughly $10,000 per month. With 4,919,040 GRIN tokens in circulation, according to CoinMarketCap,…

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Beam Announces ‘Critical’ Vulnerability in Mimblewimble Crypto’s Wallet

The team behind Beam, a newly released privacy-oriented cryptocurrency, announced Wednesday that a “critical vulnerability” has been discovered in its wallet software. Disseminating the information from their official Twitter account, Beam urged users to uninstall the Beam Wallet application immediately and redownload a patched version of the application again from their website. The project’s GitHub…

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The Daily: Cointext Offers Philippines BCH Wallet, Beam Launches Mimblewimble Coin

The Daily Cointext’s SMS bitcoin cash wallet is now available in the Philippines and we’ve got the details below. Also in The Daily on Friday, the first Mimblewimble coin has been launched by Beam and crypto exchange Binance reintroduces its platform for token sales, Launchpad, which will host the Bittorrent token generation event. Also read:…

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

A new privacy paper surfaced in the “bitcoin wizards” chat channel Wednesday bearing a familiar name – “Tom Elvis Jedusor,” the French version of Tom Riddle (better-known as Harry Potter’s archenemy Lord Voldemort). Strange as it sounds, this isn’t the first time this happened. A little more than two years ago, a protocol improving two of…

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