Monero News

Monero is one of the privacy-focused cryptocurrencies with strong security features to protect end-user confidentiality. The hashing algorithm is CryptoNight v7. Read the latest Monero news & developers announcements on the Monero (XMR) project, algorithm changes or coin value analysis.

Weekly Crypto Digest

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MinerGate Weekly Crypto Digest June 23-29

Coinbase CEO launched his own crypto charity project Brian Armstrong, the co-founder of Coinbase, announced his new charity project, aimed on providing unbanked individuals with financial services. The platform, called GiveCrypto, will donate cryptocurrencies to those people worldwide who have no access to the global banking and financial services. “Most people I respect and know […]

The latest Verge XVG fiasco. What is going on?

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Hackers have always attempted to manipulate and steal cryptocurrencies from the very beginning. It isn’t anything new and honestly is to be expected with something so novel and valuable.  The really beautiful thing about blockchain technology – the easiest thing to understand about it – is that it is practically impossible to hack. Take Bitcoin […]

What to expect and How to prepare for the Monero V fork

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You may have heard that Monero (XMR) is about to undergo a “hard fork” which will produce a brand new coin, Monero V (XMV). Originally this fork was scheduled for March 14 but was postponed to the end of April for a few reasons. First of all, the Monero network is going to be updated […]

MinerGate supports Monero Network Upgrade

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According to the official announcement, Monero team is going to change PoW and issue a new algorithm CryptoNightV7. The main cause for the change is “to maintain ASIC resistance by swiftly reacting to any potential threat from ASICs and considering slightly modifying the PoW at every hardfork.” The Monero team is protecting XMR from the […]

Top 4 ASIC miners for CryptoNight algorithm

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CryptoNight is a proof-of-work hashing algorithm developed to suit a regular PC with CPU-based computing principles. It originates from CryptoNote protocol that requires 2 Mb per instance. A megabyte of internal memory is an almost unacceptable size for a modern ASIC pipeline, so the consensus is meant to be ASIC resistant. However, some of you […]

Monero XMR – Malware’s Favorite Coin?

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Privacy within the cryptocurrency ecosystem is a much sought-after feature, and no one does it better than Monero (XMR). With ever increasing government and regulatory pressure, Monero offers a privacy solution in the form of ring signatures, ring confidential transactions, and stealth addresses to obfuscate the origins, amounts, and destination addresses of all transactions on the […]

AEON from science fiction to untraceable currency

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Everything in cryptocurrencies is experimentation and learning, if you discover a coin you have to study and learn from it to know it. AEON gathers everything to become a “lifestyle” as its official website says. AEON is a private, secure, untraceable currency. You control your funds, and nobody can trace your transfers. It has the […]