Cryptojacking Took Over the Internet in 2018

Move over, ransomware. Cryptojacking is officially the scourge of the...

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Bitcoin History Part 6: The First Bitcoin Exchange
Dec25

Bitcoin History Part 6: The First Bitcoin Exchange

Aside from mining, the only way to obtain bitcoin in the very early days was by trading it on forums or IRC. This arrangement relied on the other party fulfilling their side of the deal, since there were few escrow services back then. Bitcoin didn’t have to wait long for a dedicated exchange to spring up, thankfully, with the first cryptocurrency exchange going live in March 2010. Also read: Bitcoin History Part 5: A Wild...

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Data Leaks and Deplatforming Drive Businesses Away From Web Giants
Dec25

Data Leaks and Deplatforming Drive Businesses Away From Web Giants

Consumers and enterprises are exiting centralized web platforms amid growing concerns over unwarranted data sharing. Loss of privacy and data leakage are the primary drivers leading users away from web giants such as Google and Facebook. In some cases, disaffected users are seeking out decentralized alternatives that facilitate personal data ownership. Also read: Feed 7 Different Species at the River Forest Farm’s...

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Bitcoin Equipment Maker Ebang Reapplies for Hong Kong Listing
Dec25

Bitcoin Equipment Maker Ebang Reapplies for Hong Kong Listing

Ebang International Holdings Inc., a Chinese bitcoin mining equipment maker, has refiled documents for a public share sale with the Hong Kong stock exchange after its first submission failed to proceed. Money raised from the initial public offering (IPO) will go towards development of new mining hardware and non-crypto blockchain applications, among other things. Also read: Bermuda Issues Draft Crypto Custodial Services...

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A Look Back at the Top Cryptocurrency Markets From Christmases Past
Dec25

A Look Back at the Top Cryptocurrency Markets From Christmases Past

The cryptocurrency ecosystem has grown dramatically in just a few years, with the number of crypto markets increasing from 59 in 2013 to over 2,000 today. Looking at historic snapshots of the cryptocurrency markets from Christmases past also shows a significant turnover in the leading altcoins by market cap. Also Read: Report Finds a Strong Relationship Between Crypto-Advocates and Life Extension Number of Crypto Markets...

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