Google Play is fighting an uphill battle against Android adware
Jun17

Google Play is fighting an uphill battle against Android adware

Enlarge (credit: SophosLabs) Google’s official Play marketplace is waging an uphill battle against Android apps that display an unending stream of popup ads even when users try to force them to stop, researchers said Friday. The researchers, from UK-based SophosLabs, said they have found a total of 47 apps in the past week that collectively have racked up as many as 6 million downloads. They all use a third-party library...

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New Dandelion Proposal Aims to Anonymize Bitcoin Transaction Broadcasts
Jun17

New Dandelion Proposal Aims to Anonymize Bitcoin Transaction Broadcasts

Back in February a new privacy white paper for the Bitcoin network called ‘Dandelion’ was published and received a lot of attention from the bitcoin community. Now the researchers and programmers involved with the idea have submitted a Bitcoin Improvement Proposal (BIP) to the bitcoin developers list for feedback and review. Also Read: Some Blockchain Tokens are Securities, Researchers Find A New Proposal Called...

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Coinbase Temporarily Disables Ross Ulbricht’s Account, Hires Silkroad Prosecutor
Jun17

Coinbase Temporarily Disables Ross Ulbricht’s Account, Hires Silkroad Prosecutor

Yesterday, cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase disabled alleged Silkroad founder Ross Ulbricht’s account. They reactivated it later, citing security concerns. After this happened, some people pointed out Coinbase just hired Silkroad prosecutor, Kathryn Haun, which exacerbated worries that Coinbase may be targeting the Ulbricht campaign.  Also read: Top German Banker Warns Cryptocurrencies Could Precipitate...

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PR: Nimiq Delivers the World’s First Browser-Based Blockchain Technology to Enable Mass Adoption
Jun17

PR: Nimiq Delivers the World’s First Browser-Based Blockchain Technology to Enable Mass Adoption

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Have you ever tried to tell someone about bitcoin and blockchain technology? If so, chances are the other person wasn’t...

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Survey Shows Bitcoin Has Much Room to Grow with Retail Investors
Jun17

Survey Shows Bitcoin Has Much Room to Grow with Retail Investors

A recent survey of retail investors in Japan, the US, and Hong Kong shows that only a tiny fraction of them are currently investing in digital currencies like bitcoin, leaving tremendous potential for growth. Also read: Bitcoin ETN Crosses $100 Million After Unprecedented Demand From Investors, Partners With Xapo Monex Group’s Survey The Monex Group is an international financial services company headquartered in Tokyo. The...

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