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Bitfury and First Block Capital Make Strategic Investm… | News

Bitfury, maker of hardware and software for Blockchain mining and management, has announced a strategic investment in Emercoin. The investment is in tandem with First Block Capital, the Canadian crypto investment firm. The Emercoin platform combines proof-of-work (PoW), proof-of-stake (PoS) and Merged Mining into a hybrid model that Bitfury believes will produce more robust flexibility than other Blockchain systems. According to Valery Vavilov, CEO of ...

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BitFury De-Anonymizes 1/6 of the Bitcoin Blockchain, Highlights Need for Privacy

BitFury has successfully de-anonymized over 1/6 of the entire Bitcoin blockchain, increasing privacy concerns for cryptocurrency users. Known primarily as a mining company, BitFury has recently entered into the ream of blockchain analysis for aiding law enforcement in criminal investigations. In a Medium article to promote a new analysis whitepaper, BitFury outlines their approach to ending Bitcoin’s assumed privacy. According ...

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