Cloudflare's Plan to Protect the Whole Internet Comes Into Focus

One of the internet’s biggest infrastructure companies is expanding its protections beyond the...

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How Android Phones Hide Missed Security Updates From You

A study finds that Android phones aren’t just slow to get patched; sometimes they lie about being patched when they’re not.

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Latvia Recognizes Cryptocurrencies in Order to Tax Them
Apr13

Latvia Recognizes Cryptocurrencies in Order to Tax Them

Trying to take its share of the profits, the government of Latvia may accept cryptocurrencies as a legal means of exchange. This year’s tax filing campaign is underway and officials don’t have much time. Two parliamentary commissions and the Ministry of Finance have expressed their views on the matter this week. Latvians may very soon owe the state tax on their gains from crypto transactions.  Also read: Poles Protest...

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74 Beauty Clinics in Japan Now Accept Payments in BTC
Apr13

74 Beauty Clinics in Japan Now Accept Payments in BTC

This week the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange and payment processor, Bitflyer, announced its partnership with SBC Medical Group the parent company of the popular Shonan Beauty Clinic. The union between both firms means that 74 clinics nationwide will allow patients to settle their bills in cryptocurrency. Also read: Markets Update: BTC Price Jumps Over $1000 in Less Than an Hour Pay for Cosmetic Treatments in Japan with BTC The...

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Coinsecure India Down After $3 Million in Bitcoin Missing
Apr13

Coinsecure India Down After $3 Million in Bitcoin Missing

In what appears to be an attempt to test their ability to distribute Bitcoin Gold (BTG), a Coinsecure weakness was apparently exposed, and over 3 million dollars worth of bitcoin were stolen as a result. The large crypto exchange based in India filed a First Information Report (FIR) with police, alleging their own Chief Scientific Officer to be responsible.  Also read: Bitgrail’s $170M Hack Continues to Provide Drama...

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