Litecoin is finally launching its major Mimblewimble upgrade

[ad_1] After two years of development, Litecoin (LTC) has finally launched its highly anticipated Mimblewimble upgrade, opening the door to more privacy-oriented transactions on the network.  Mimblewimble’s integration into Litecoin came by way of the Mimblewimble Extension Block, also known as MWEB, which allows the network’s users to opt-in to confidential transactions. MWEB lead developer David Burkett, who has been sponsored by the Litecoin Foundation, said the upgrade improves Litecoin’s viability as a fungible currency that can be used for everyday transactions, pay employee salaries and even purchase real estate.…

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LCX price rallies 300%+ after the launching DeFi Terminal 2.0

[ad_1] The emergence of decentralized finance (DeFi) has reshaped the landscape of the cryptocurrency ecosystem, which was once dominated by centralized exchanges like Coinbase and Binance and helped to make it more accessible for users and projects seeking to gain access to the markets.  As DeFi emerged as a cheaper, more accessible option for investors and projects, centralized exchanges saw their reserves of BTC and Ether dip and they began to compete for users as growing numbers of investors opted to give DeFi a try. Instead of taking a ‘centralized…

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Cosmos (ATOM) rallies after launching a cross-chain bridge and wrapped Bitcoin

[ad_1] Momentum for the top layer-one protocols has been on the rise throughout August as the highly anticipated rollout of the London hard fork on the Ethereum (ETH) network has done little to address the network’s high transaction fees and delayed confirmations.  One of the biggest beneficiaries of the quest to find a more welcoming smart contract environment has been Cosmos (ATOM), a project focused on interoperability that has set out to become the “internet of blockchains” thanks to its Inter-Blockchain Communication (IBC) protocol. Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and…

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