Hackers Hit Comic Site The Oatmeal, and It Wasn't Funny

This week, a comics site goes offline, more security clearance intrigue, lucrative email spying, and...

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The Bitcoin Standard: BCH Troll Slayer Faces BTC’s Angriest Man
Sep02

The Bitcoin Standard: BCH Troll Slayer Faces BTC’s Angriest Man

Bitcoin Cash’s (BCH) troll slayer Derek Magill is back at it, and this time he’s facing down a pretty fierce opponent. Saifedean Ammous’s The Bitcoin Standard is hardcore maximalist argumentation for the supremacy of bitcoin core (BTC) as a cryptocurrency and world settlement commodity. While good people can differ on Mr. Ammous’s views, the BCH Troll Slayer finds the way in which those positions are put...

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Stress Test & Big Blocks: BCH Network Confirms 2M Transactions in 24-Hours
Sep02

Stress Test & Big Blocks: BCH Network Confirms 2M Transactions in 24-Hours

On September 1, 2018, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network was put to the test as BCH proponents flooded the mempool with millions of transactions. According to statistics during the last 24 hours, BCH miners have processed over 2 million transactions so far. Also Read: August 2018 Volume Rankings Report: ETC and Dash Top Ten Close to 2M Transactions Processed So Far The Bitcoin Cash chain is chugging along processing millions of...

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Russian Police Seize 22 Cryptocurrency ATMs in 9 Cities
Sep02

Russian Police Seize 22 Cryptocurrency ATMs in 9 Cities

Law enforcement officials in Russia have seized 22 BATMs installed at stores and restaurants in 9 different cities. The confiscation has been carried out on orders from the Prosecutor’s Office and the Central Bank, local media reported. The operation of crypto teller machines in the country is currently unregulated.   Also read: Kiev’s Bessarabsky Market Accepts Cryptocurrencies for Groceries Law Enforcement...

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Japan’s Largest Bank Experiments Using Own Crypto at Convenience Store
Sep02

Japan’s Largest Bank Experiments Using Own Crypto at Convenience Store

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, one of the world’s largest financial groups, has been experimenting with using its own cryptocurrency, the Mufg coin, for payments at a convenience store for employees. This week, a local publication reported on the progress of the experiment. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Payments at Convenient Store Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (Mufg) has been...

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