Tag: firo

Aug 26 2021

Firo Unveils New Privacy Protocol Lelantus Spark

Privacy cryptocurrency provider Firo is set to launch a new protocol called Lelantus Spark. This will be the successor of its current Lelantus platform. Firo is a decentralized digital currency with a focus on keeping transactions anonymous. It was previously known as Zcoin with the ticker XZC. The network uses zero-knowledge proofs to ensure fully anonymous transactions. It works by allowing users to...

Aug 25 2021

Top Crypto News: 08/24

After making a daily high of $50,311, Bitcoin underwent a correction and is now trading at $48,099. Meanwhile, the second-largest cryptocurrency, Ethereum, is trading close to $3,176. Let’s find out some interesting crypto news stories for the day. 1 - Traders Reveal...

Aug 24 2021

Top Upcoming Crypto Events | August Week 4

The cryptocurrency and blockchain space has continued to gain global audience. This still yet nascent space has also been touted as one of the most innovative technologies of the 21st century. In line with this, we have compiled a list of some of the top upcoming crypto events expected to take place in this new week. The SafeMoon wallet launch, Deeper Network's mainnet...

Jul 04 2021

Top Crypto News: 07/03

At the time of press, Bitcoin is up by 3.5% and is trading at $34,603. The overall cryptocurrency market cap now holds at $1.47 trillion, and Bitcoin’s dominance rate is 44%. Meanwhile, cryptocurrency management fund Grayscale has included...

Jun 23 2021

Top Crypto News: 06/22

The crypto space is certainly undergoing some volatility. Bitcoin is currently up 4% and is trading at $34,161. Meanwhile, Ethereum is up 3.8% over the last 24 hours and is trading at $...

Jun 11 2021

Experts’ Opinion – Are We in a Bull Market?

In the summer of 2021, bitcoin and the entire crypto market experienced a heavy price pull-back. It sure made the entire crypto market flinch when they saw their investments go down over 30%. It’s not unusual to see cryptocurrency prices go down an unsettling 30 percent. But the question is that are we in a bull market or have the bears taken over....

Jun 10 2021

Firo Launches Receiver Address Privacy (RAP) on Its Mainnet

Security, privacy, and anonymity are some of the founding principles of the blockchain and cryptocurrency space. Privacy in the crypto space is, however, threatened due to stringent regulations put in place by several governmental agencies. Firo (formerly Zcoin) is one of the few cryptocurrencies still focused on ensuring privacy in the crypto space is upheld. In line with this, the crypto has taken...

Apr 30 2021

Improved Privacy as Firo Reactivates Its Lelantus Protocol

Privacy-centered digital asset Firo, formerly known as Zcoin, has announced the reinstatement of its Lelantus protocol. According to Firo, this move closely follows its recently completed hard fork and the launch of Firo v14.6.0. The reactivation of...

Apr 27 2021

Top Crypto News: 04/26

After making a daily low of $47,198, Bitcoin is now trading at $53,790. Today, BTC holds the support of daily 100-EMA and is up roughly over 6% in the last 24 hours. As per the 4-hour chart, BTC printed a long wick...

Apr 19 2021

Top Crypto News: 04/19

After making an all-time high of $64,804.72, Bitcoin underwent a sharp correction towards the $50,000 region during the weekend. However, Bitcoin quickly recovered, which indicates the significant buying pressure from this support. This has also caused a lot of liquidations in the futures market. At the time of publication, Bitcoin is trading at $...

Apr 01 2021

Big New! Firo Integrates with Binance Smart Chain

Firo, formerly known as Zcoin has announced its integration with Binance Smart Chain (BSC). According to the official blog, this integration has introduced BEP-20 FIRO and Binance Bridge support. While this bridge will support seamless conversion between native and BEP-20 FIRO, it will unlock inter- blockchain liquidity for the token This integration is a piece of big news for the project which is on...

Mar 25 2021

FIRO Price Prediction

Mar 25 2021 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  firo technical analysis zcoin

Firo is a digital currency with a focus on setting privacy standards. Firo, formerly Zcoin, has been the gold standard of trustless, on-chain privacy since 2016. Its incentive infrastructure gives it the industry-leading practical anonymity set. This infrastructure will help boost FIRO Price. Privacy is about staying one step ahead. The team behind Firo is responsible for some of the most significant blockchain...

Feb 09 2021

10 Reasons To Buy Firo Coin In 2021

Firo is a digital currency that enables untraceable private transactions and provides freedom from large monetary institutions. Firo believes that privacy is a fundamental human right and that users should have control over their money. Additionally, It has enforced zero-knowledge cryptographic technology, which permits users to own complete privacy of their transactions. There are quite a few exciting reasons why you might find...

Feb 01 2021

Is Firo (Zcoin) Completely Resistant to 51% Attacks Now?

Firo, the privacy-oriented blockchain previously known as Zcoin experienced a 51% attack and spent hours in a hash war against the attacker on 18 January 2021. According to Co-founder Ruben Yap, the attacker had created a secret chain, had acquired a huge amount of hash rate, and was mining secretly. However, when the attacker started selling a huge amount of FIRO on the...

Jan 20 2021

Privacy Coin Firo Currently Experiencing 51% Attack

Jan 20 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  51% attacks coinflash firo privacy coin tech

Users should not make transactions during this time.

Jan 14 2021

Privacy Coin Firo Launches ‘Privacy by Default’ Protocol on Mainnet

Jan 14 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  firo lelantus privacy privacy coins tech

Lelantus introduces “on-by-default” privacy while also allowing partial redemptions of Firo’s burn-and-redeem model.

Powerful Privacy Protocol Lelantus Activated on Firo Mainnet

Lelantus, the privacy protocol that brings “on-by-default” privacy to Firo (previously Zcoin) mainnet activated on 14 January 2021. According to the official blog, the upgrade went live on block 336888. Lelantus introduces a burn-and-redeem model to any number of coins on Firo. Effectively, this ensures the transactions between official Firo wallets remain private by default. According to Firo project steward Reuben Yap, Lelantus...

Jan 08 2021

Firo Decides on Fate of Recovered Funds

Firo recently announced a poll to decide the fate of the recovered funds from a bug accident last year. The poll was published by Reuben, the project steward for Firo, who listed out several options to determine the fate of the recovered funds. Members of the Firo community are to vote according to how they want the...

Dec 01 2020

Firo Lelantus Upgrade Is Around the Corner

Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Firo, formerly known as Zcoin, has disclosed that its long-awaited Lelantus upgrade will soon go live. Firo, in a GitHub update, disclosed in-depth details of the upcoming upgrade. Details like actions users are expected to carry out and how to go about testing the update. Firo, furthermore,...

Nov 17 2020

Lelantus Launch, Other Firo Updates

Nov 17 2020 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  firo product release & updates zcoin

The importance of privacy in the crypto and blockchain sphere cannot be over- emphasized. Zcoin, the popular privacy-focused crypto platform, has released details of several amazing updates expected to go live on its platform this month. Interestingly, Zcoin has also disclosed plans to rebrand as Firo. The update released by the crypto platform will throw more light on what goes on behind the scenes....

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