Posts Tagged ‘cryptocurrency’

Hacker grabs $600m in cryptocash from blockchain company Poly Networks

Remember Mt. Gox? Sure you do! Although it’s usually said aloud as “Mount Gox”, as if it were a topographic feature, it actually started life as MTGOX, short for Magic: The Gathering Online Exchange, where MTG fans could trade cards via the internet. The web domain was eventually repurposed for what was, back in 2014, the […]

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FBI/AFP-Run Encrypted Phone

If there is any moral to this, it’s one that all of my blog readers should already know: trust is essential to security. And the number of people you need to trust is larger than you might originally think. For an app to be secure, you need to trust the hardware, the operating system, the […]

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Japan Inc to begin experiments issuing digital yen

More than 30 major Japanese firms will begin experiments next year towards issuing a common, private digital currency to promote digitalisation in one of the world’s most cash-loving countries, the group’s organising body said on Thursday. Source: Japan Inc to begin experiments issuing digital yen Japan experimenting with digital yen!

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PayPal to allow cryptocurrency buying, selling and shopping on its network

PayPal Holdings Inc joined the cryptocurrency market on Wednesday, allowing customers to buy, sell and hold bitcoin and other virtual coins using the U.S. digital payments company’s online wallets. Source: PayPal to allow cryptocurrency buying, selling and shopping on its network PayPal to Allow Cryptocurrency Buying, Selling and Shopping on its Network ₿₿₿

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