Facebook Exposed 6.8 Million Users' Photos to Cap Off a Terrible 2018

In the latest in its long string of 2018 incidents, Facebook let developers access the private photos of millions of...

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BTI Claims Only Two of Top 25 Crypto Exchanges Accurately Report Volume
Dec15

BTI Claims Only Two of Top 25 Crypto Exchanges Accurately Report Volume

The Blockchain Transparency Institute (BTI) has published its December 2018 “Exchange Volumes Report,” claiming that only two of the top 25 cryptocurrency exchanges by reported volume on Coinmarketcap pairings accurately report their trade volume. The report also asserts that wash-trading is estimated to comprise 99 percent of the purported volume for 12 of the top 25 cryptocurrency pairings by reported volume. Also...

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Free Speech Social Network Gab Starts Accepting BTC
Dec15

Free Speech Social Network Gab Starts Accepting BTC

Gab, a social network dedicated to preserving freedom of speech, has announced that its store now accepts BTC directly after banks and payment processors denied the platform service. “Literally no one can no-platform our new crypto shop,” Gab announced. The platform integrated Btcpay Server after it was refused service by Coinbase and Bitpay. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for...

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Bitcoin Bull Thomas Lee Claims Market Is Wrong and BTC Should Be Much Higher
Dec15

Bitcoin Bull Thomas Lee Claims Market Is Wrong and BTC Should Be Much Higher

Bitcoin bull Thomas Lee continues to be confident in BTC, insisting that its current price is wrong and should actually be closer to the $15,000 mark. Along with a number of other bulls, Lee has made several overly hopeful predictions this year.  Also read: Markets Update: Bears Continue to Drag Cryptocurrency Prices Down Fair Value Is Higher Than Current Price Thomas Lee, the head of research at Fundstrat Global Advisors, is a...

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Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts Can Pay $10 Million for a 12-Night Stay in Space
Dec15

Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts Can Pay $10 Million for a 12-Night Stay in Space

The Orion Span project has plans to launch a space station that will be used as a luxury hotel. Its Aurora space station is set to launch in early 2022 and a 12-night stay on the craft will set you back $9.5 million. The space hotel says it has sold out its first six months of reservations and the project is accepting cryptocurrencies that include bitcoin cash (BCH) for 12-night packages. Also read: Tipping App Gitcash...

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