Hodler’s Digest, April 8–14: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Top Stories This Week NYT Reporter: Facebook Seeking $1 Billion in Venture Capital for Crypto Project According to a tweet by New York Times (NYT) tech reporter Nathaniel Popper, Facebook is reportedly looking to various venture capital firms to develop its digital token that has been previously reported on. Popper, citing unnamed sources familiar with…

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Institutional Crypto Wallet Startup Raises $6.5 Million, ‘Eliminates Private Keys’

Curv, a digital asset startup headquartered in the United States, has raised $6.5 million to launch a cloud-based digital asset wallet for financial institutions that does not use private keys, a company press release published on Feb. 26 reveals. According to the statement, the seed round was led by digital asset investment company Digital Currency…

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VIDEO: Zero Link ~ DoS Attack

While fungibility is an essential property of good money, Bitcoin has its limitations in this area. Numerous fungibility improvements have been proposed; however none of them have addressed the privacy issues in full. ZeroLink is first to offer protections against all the different ways a user’s privacy can be breached. The scope of ZeroLink is…

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VIDEO: Analyzing Chaumian Coin Join in Wasabi Wallet

Wasabi is an open-source, non-custodial, privacy focused Bitcoin wallet, that implements trustless coin shuffling with mathematically provable anonymity: Chaumian CoinJoin, it is the first of its kind. However, “anonymity loves company”, the more users there are, the better your privacy, and the faster the CoinJoin rounds will be. Whether you are looking for state of…

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VIDEO: #HCPP18 – Interview with Stepan Snigirev, developer – Bitcoin Lightning Hardware Wallet #LIVE

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HTC’s New Blockchain Smartphone Can Be Bought With Bitcoin

Technology HTC, the struggling Taiwanese phone-maker, has launched a smartphone that can be bought only with BTC or ETH. Called the Exodus 1, the smartphone is blockchain-integrated and features a cryptocurrency wallet built into a secure enclave of the device. Also Read: Spain Approves Bill Requiring Disclosure of Cryptocurrency Assets  HTC Sells Its New Cryptocurrency Wallet-Enabled…

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Online Fiat Wallet Neteller Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange Service

Exchanges Digital fiat currency wallet provider Neteller has started allowing its users to buy, sell, and hold cryptocurrencies including BTC, BCH, ETH, ETC, and LTC. The cryptocurrency service is already live in 10 countries and the company “plans to roll it out to more than 50 additional markets.” Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the…

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