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Venture capital fund Andreessen Horowitz, also known as A16z, has released a Solidity library that can be used for anonymous voting on Ethereum.

A16z releases anonymous voting system for Ethereum

The system uses “time-lock puzzles” to encrypt the contents of votes, making them unreadable until balloting has finished. Venture capital fund Andreessen Horowitz, also known...
Crypto project Worldcoin has reportedly raised $115 million in a Series C round led by Blockchain Capital.

Sam Altman’s Worldcoin secures $115M for decentralized ID

Funds will be used to support the decentralized World ID and the recently released crypto wallet World App. VC firms A16z Crypto, Bain Capital...
Researchers using Twitter’s formerly free Decahose data service will soon be required to pay a fee of $42,000 per month to continue using the service and retain their data.

Twitter’s $42K API access plan could harm crypto research

Twitter emailed researchers to let them know they’ll either have to delete their data or pay $42,000 to keep using the platform’s API. Researchers using...
The European Union’s financial watchdog has issued a statement reminding investment firms to make sure their clients are aware of the regulatory status of the products they are offering.

EU regulator urges crypto firms to disclose regulatory status of products

The ESMA reminded investment firms that crypto would remain unregulated in most jurisdictions despite upcoming regulations. The European Union’s financial watchdog has issued a statement...
Quantum mechanics is the foundation for quantum computing, allowing for the special qualities of superposition and entanglement that could make quantum computers more powerful than conventional computers.

Can quantum computers mine Bitcoin faster?

1. Quantum computing, explained Quantum computing is an emerging technology that leverages the principles of quantum mechanics to process information. Quantum mechanics is the foundation...
A major global securities watchdog, the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), is working to help policymakers regulate cryptocurrency more effectively.

Crypto should mimic TradFi rules: Global securities regulator IOSCO

According to the U.S. SEC, IOSCO members together regulate more than 95% of the world’s securities markets. A major global securities watchdog, the International Organization...
The United States risks losing its position as a leader in the cryptocurrency race against countries including the United Arab Emirates, Korea, Australia and Switzerland,warns Ark Invest analyst Yassine Elmandjra.

US risks losing the crypto race to UAE, Korea, Aus and...

The U.S. crypto ecosystem is facing a “void” of well-established and credible institutions, according to an analyst from Ark Invest. The United States risks losing...