Tyler Winklevoss: Ether (ETH) and Filecoin (FIL) are the new Amazon

Gemini CEO and cryptocurrency billionaire Tyler Winklevoss recently highlighted some similarities between some cryptocurrency projects and their centralized counterparts. According to him, Ethereum and Filecoin are the cryptocurrencies most likely to be used on a large scale. Tyler Winklevoss compares Ether and Filecoin to Amazon The Gemini exchange boss is known for his pro-cryptocurrencies statements on social media. In a series of tweets yesterday, Winklevoss highlighted some crypto projects that he believes will last the test of time. According to him,…

Binance Korea Ceases Operations Just 9 Months After Launch

Binance Korea, a Binance platform specifically dedicated to South Korean residents, will end operations next month. A closure that comes only 9 months after the launch of the platform. Binance Leaves The  South Korean Market Binance Korea, made the announcement in a press release today. Registrations and deposits of funds are already closed, and withdrawals will be possible until January 29, 2021. The platform claimed to have difficulty operating due to lack of liquidity and low volume of transactions. Binance Korea…

Zcash Halving: What Has Changed For The Privacy Coin?

Anonymous payment network Zcash (ZEC) recently had its halving where rewards are reduced by half. This major development is set to change the dynamics of the privacy coin. Zcash Undergoes First Halving Just like Bitcoin (BTC), Zcash uses a periodic mechanism to control inflation on its blockchain called ‘’Halving’’. Halving reduces the mining rewards generated by miners and helps to reduce inflation. Until yesterday, 6.25 ZEC were generated from each block. Since the halving, miners will only be rewarded with…

Founder of Hackers Group ”Anonymous” Uses Monero for Transactions

The alleged founder of the infamous hacker group ''Anonymous'' has claimed to use Monero for transactions. This was revealed in a series of AMA questions and answers by a Reddit user named Aubrey Cottle.  Cottle claimed to be the originator of the Internet Hate Machine and the founder of the Anonymous group. He opened an AMA session that drew Redditors' attention and revealed that he’s coming out of retirement to deal with the current QAnon menace happening worldwide.  [caption id="attachment_19786"…

Zcash Wallets – The Best Crypto Wallets to Store Your ZEC

Zcash (ZEC) is a cryptocurrency created in 2016 with a focus on privacy and anonymity. Unlike other cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Zcash offers serious privacy where users’ personal and transaction data remain completely confidential. The platform leverages zero-knowledge proofs allowing transactions to be verified without revealing the sender, receiver, or transaction amount. Being one of the world's top 30 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization, ZEC is a lucrative crypto investment.  If you're thinking of investing in Zcash, you'll need a secure…

Zcash Privacy Features: Can it Foster Faster Crypto Adoption

The global crypto adoption was recently approximated to be 5% of the worldwide population. However, privacy has been hindering the even faster adoption of crypto into the world. Individuals, companies, and governments fear blockchains' transparency since it means full exposure of private information. Zcash, however, offers privacy to every individual and company by keeping details of all transactions anonymous. What is Zcash, and how does it enhance privacy? Zcash Overview Zcash is a crypto asset that has majored in providing…

The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Privacy Coins

Privacy coins are gaining traction as they fly the flag of financial privacy. Over the decade, digital currencies have seen their fair share of unjust scrutiny regarding its privacy policies. At one point or another, we've all heard of the "evil" that is its anonymity hallmark and how its primary users are criminals hiding behind it. However, no digital currency is disparaged for this particular feature as much as privacy coins are. Yes, blockchain-based cryptocurrencies offer their users an option…

Privacy Coins Will Manifest Mainstream Misconception Regarding Bitcoin, Says Coinbase CEO

According to Coinbase’s CEO, Brian Armstrong, in an article, some of the nascent cryptocurrency assets are ready to challenge the traditional financial system with a feature that has been falsely attributed to Bitcoin. The article for Project Syndicate discussed the potency and concerns regarding privacy coins, featuring protocols meant to make transactions untraceable. When it comes to Bitcoin blockchain, it leaves a digital trail of transactions, as against what people think. Armstrong said that although privacy coins such as Zcash and Monero…

Will the Market’s Next Big Move Depend on Crypto Bollinger Band’s Crash?

Every market has indicators on the progress and expected trends and technical indicators are suggesting that another big move on the crypto market is underway. However, the direction of this move is a curiosity for everyone. These suggestions are occurring since the Bitcoin market has not experienced any major move over the past days or so.  A slump that has been happening throughout the week resulted in the coin declining 6% to bottom out at $7,100 on Thursday. Since then,…

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