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(XMR) Monero Price Trending Downwards

Monero has ranked among the top altcoins since its release in April, even earning its own market as a trading pair on the altcoin exchange Poloniex. However, the Monero price has been in decline for the past several months. CCN examines this altcoin price movement to help investors make wise....

Monero Market Added To Poloniex Cryptocurrency Exchange

Monero (XMR) is an cryptocurrency based on the CryptoNote protocol that touts anonymity as one of its winning features. Recently, United States cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex added a new Monero market to its list of features. The addition makes Monero not only the first altcoin to establish....

CryptoNote Team Responds to Monero "Coin-Killer" Threat

Last week, a bitcointalk hero-level community member by the name of "BitcoinEXpress" announced that he found an Achille's Heel-like vulnerability in CryptoNote, a highly-sophisticated and secure cryptography technology. BitcoinEXpress said that someone could attack Monero, a cryptocurrency that....

Bitcoin Developer Declares War on the Nation State

In his self-described call to arms, Monero core developer elucidates his thoughts on the Bitcoin community's "Delusions of Grandeur." Our hubris led us down the path of infighting; inflated self-efficacy fueled the belief banksters would just disappear. After the brief scolding, our Bitcoin....

Upcoming Monero Hard Fork Lays Foundation For Complete Anonymity

Monero network blocks will enforce coinbase transactions to be split into new denominations. Doing so will prevent unmixable inputs from being created. Over the past few weeks, there has been a significant interest in Monero. Not only did the alternative currency gain significant value....

Kraken Includes Support for Monero Cryptocurrency

Kraken, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges now supports Monero trading. Kraken, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchange platforms has announced the inclusion of a new cryptocurrency offering. The exchange announced the new development in its latest blog post, published a....

Bitcoin.com Podcast: New Host, New Episodes

In the latest Bitcoin.com Podcast, new hosts Gavin Knight and Stephen Polsky chat with Monero project leader Riccardo Spagni (a.k.a. “Fluffypony”) about block sizes, the future of cryptocurrency privacy and why he doesn’t care about markets. Gavin and Fluffypony talk....

Monero Challenges Bitcoin to Become Darknet Currency

Alphabay, a deep web marketplace is soon starting to accept Monero on the platform. The increased interest in Monero is attributed to its enhanced privacy features. A new cryptocurrency is giving Bitcoin a run for its money when it comes to the title of being the most favored currency....

Cyber Security Experts Expect a Rise in Monero Ransomware

Monero is expected to become the new favorite of ransomware creators and distributors as it offers better privacy and security than Bitcoin. Cyber criminals and hackers will soon ditch Bitcoin for Monero. Cyber security experts have anticipated the shift to happen in the near future.....

Monero Continues Upswing With Kraken's Launch of XMR Trading

Kraken, a global bitcoin exchange headquartered in San Francisco, announced the launch of Monero (XMR) trading, which effectively enables users to trade Monero with bitcoin, U.S. dollars and euros. In a statement, the Kraken development team expressed its optimism toward Monero based on its....

Oasis Market Deepweb Marketplace Shuts Shop

Oasis Market, a darknet marketplace has shut shop in what appears to be an exit scam. Oasis Market, the deep web marketplace has gone dark! Users fear that this might be the last they are going to see of Oasis Market as many lose funds. The marketplace is said to have made away with....

5 Major Reasons Why Monero Has Spiked

Monero (XMR), a privacy-focused open source cryptocurrency, has agitated the digital currency community after demonstrating a nearly 100% increase in price over a 6-day period, from August 24th-30th. Users and investors of the currency, which has been around for over two years, have questioned....

Altwars: Monero Beats Litecoin to 4th Biggest Market Cap

Monero (XMR) is challenging the top four cryptocurrencies by market cap, having beaten Litecoin January 3 to reach an all-time high of $227.1 billion. Monero Taunts Litecoin. The privacy-centric altcoin is at press time hovering just below Litecoin’s $222.9 million cap again, making it....

Monero Prices Are Forging Closer Ties to Bitcoin

The price of monero appears to be developing a closer relationship with bitcoin, the world's largest digital currency. Over the last six weeks, the two cryptocurrencies have displayed a correlation of 0.89, though it recent days this figure has edged higher. The....

Monero Loses Darknet Market in Apparent Exit Scam

Monero appears to have lost its darknet market integrations, and very well may have fallen victim to an exit scam. Darknet market Oasis, the first to accept Monero, has abruptly gone offline in an apparent exit scam, making off with customer funds. An estimated 150 Bitcoins were lost, as well....

Monero Overtakes Litecoin, Demonstrates Strong Performance

On January 3, Monero officially overtook Litecoin and Ripple, solidifying its position as one of the leading cryptocurrencies in the market. There exists several major factors that pushed the market cap of Monero this past weekend including the Alphabay userbase, active development and....

Monero’s 200% Gain On Darknet Marketplace Adoption

The popular crypto-currency Monero has increased approximately 200% over the past week as darknet marketplaces have adopted the currency. The cryptocurrency, formerly BitMonero, focuses on privacy and scalability as its two main use-cases. The recent gains bring the Monero market cap to more....

Ethereum, Ethereum Classic and Monero Crash as Bitcoin Surges

As Bitcoin price continues to enjoy an upward thrust, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic and Monero continue to struggle. Bitcoin is heading towards clear blue skies. A 12.5 percent appreciation of the digital asset over a period of one week is no joke. While it is good news for Bitcoin, the....

Kraken Adds Anonymous Cryptocurrency Monero

Digital currency exchange Kraken has officially opened trading for monero (XMR). The decision marks the latest validation for the privacy-oriented digital currency, which in 2016 found traction in appealing to users interested in transacting on dark markets or who otherwise desired,....

Darknet Marketplace Monero Market Goes Offline Until January 2017

“We believe Monero is by far the best cryptocurrency at the moment to buy/sell anonymously,” an unknown rep of Monero Market told CCN before the Monero-focused dakrnet marketplace went offline today.   The representative added: Bitcoin is not anonymous anymore. There has....

Leading Dark Net Markets to Support Monero

Privacy-centric cryptocurrency Monero (XMR) has been making waves in the community as of late. Most recently, it has been revealed that the digital currency will be used by leading Dark Net Markets. Oasis & Alphabay Will Implement Monero. According to a recent Reddit post on the Dark Net....

Monero: The Ups and Downs of an Anonymous Currency

Anonymous cryptocurrency Monero has jumped in value over the past couple of months. More recently though, the price has declined from its highs as the community experienced unexpected rumors. Throughout this, Monero has remained a valued asset with the....

Monero on the Rise; ZCash Falls 54%

Monero is on the rise, demonstrating a 10% increase over the past 24 hours. Overhyped ZCash however has declined significantly over the past two days, decreasing by 54% yet again. Despite mainstream media attraction and substantial investment involved, it seems as if the market and community....

Altcoin Report: Monero Shutting Down Until January

DopeCoin is up ten percent, Monero will shut down through January, and Ethereum Classic prepares for another hard fork. Want to catch up on your latest altcoin news? Read the stories below. DOPECOIN. Potheads are smoking it up in celebration as DopeCoin spikes in price by nearly ten percent.....

Altcoin Report: Europecoin Is Back in Action

GameCredits gets bigger than ever, privacy issues surface surround Monero, and an intimate look at Europecoin. Welcome to our second altcoin report! Read on to get the latest news. GAMECREDITS. London-based cryptocurrency platform GameCredits is not even two years old, but it’s making a....

Monero Wallet Security Threat Fixed with the Latest Hotfix

Monero developers have released a new hotfix to repair a security vulnerability faced by the wallet applications which had left them prone to CSRF attacks. Owing to its additional privacy and security features, Monero is notably giving Bitcoin a tough competition as a darknet....

Darknet Customers Are Demanding Bitcoin Alternative Monero

The dark web has started to embrace Monero, a privacy-conscious alternative to Bitcoin. First, the operators of SIGAINT, a commonly used dark web email provider, decided to host a full node for Monero light wallets. Then, an eight-month-old darknet market called Oasis decided to allow vendors....


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