Opal added to shapeshift.io

ShapeShift has added #Opal. Buy/sell #OPAL instantly @opalcointeam http://t.co/f9wdJVmUlS — ShapeShift.io (@ShapeShift_io) July 9, 2015 Opal is proud to announce that we were added to Shapeshift.io, you are now able to instantly trade opal between multiple...

Opal Roadmap December 2014

Opacity Suite Roadmap   Goal: The goal of Opacity Anonymity Suite is to allow everyday people and businesses to easily secure their information and stay private, without alienating them with difficult boundaries and obstacles to utilizing this technology. In order of completion: Encrypted Messages (Opacity EM) What: Encrypted messages are built into the wallet to allow for encrypted, private communications between two parties, using public key encryption to safely transmit their messages in ways that prevent tampering or unwanted people viewing them. Why: This allows the general public to move away from insecure email and sms providers that sell information, invade privacy and mine data. How: To achieve encryption using public and private keys, you take the Opacity public key K from the pre-existing database of public keys OpacityEM stores.  After that, 16 random bytes (IV) are generated.  Next, generate a new random EC key pair with private key called r and public key called R.  Then you generate a shared secret (P) using Keys K and r, which you use to generate hash H.   The first 32 bytes of H are key_e and the last 32 are key_m.  Lastly, Encrypt the payload data with AES-256-CBC, using IV as initialization vector, key_e as encryption key. Completed Stealth Addresses What: Stealth addresses allow for merchants and individuals, to request payments without revealing their payment history or risk of de-anonymization.  This standard was invented by Peter Todd, and has been considered to be one of the strongest forms of transactional privacy the blockchain and EDCSA can provide. Why: In OpalCoin, you only need to check a button when generating a new...

Opal Announces Opal Drive Encrypted File Storage

Bitcoin Press Release: Privacy focused cryptocurrency Opal announces the development and future release of encrypted cloud storage platform Opal Drive. This comes on the heels of previous developments such as introducing the Opal Marketplace. In its continued effort to build the legitimacy and usability of cryptocurrencies in the world outside of Bitcoin, Opal has spent the last several weeks developing its unique encrypted file cloud storage platform. Pairing its development with another cryptocurrency Storj, Opal is proving that seemingly impossible goals can be achieved through cooperation. Cryptocurrency Opal will continue to seek new and innovative ways of using the latest technological innovations; whether it be through their own development or those of their future partners. Read more...