Your Old Tweets Give Away More Location Data Than You Think

Researchers built a tool that can predict where you live and work, as well as other sensitive information, just by using geotagged...

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Indian Bank Forcing Customers to Agree to Anti-Cryptocurrency Policy
Jan11

Indian Bank Forcing Customers to Agree to Anti-Cryptocurrency Policy

An Indian bank is reportedly forcing customers to agree that they “will not deal with any transactions related to cryptocurrency including bitcoins” when signing up for an account. In addition, there are reports of banks blocking accounts of their existing customers if they are found to have made crypto-related transactions. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations...

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Query the Bitcoin Cash Blockchain With Bitcoin.com’s Dedicated Bitdb Node
Jan11

Query the Bitcoin Cash Blockchain With Bitcoin.com’s Dedicated Bitdb Node

Over six months ago, Bitcoin.com launched a dedicated development page for programmers working on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network. More recently, our web portal further added the literature “Mastering Bitcoin Cash,” a comprehensive overview of BCH basics and technical operation of the protocol. In order to ring in the New Year, Bitcoin.com has added a dedicated Bitdb node and explorer this week that can query the BCH chain....

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Block Propagation Startup Bloxroute Partners With Mining Operation Rawpool
Jan11

Block Propagation Startup Bloxroute Partners With Mining Operation Rawpool

On Thursday, Bloxroute Labs announced a partnership with the China-based mining operation Rawpool Group and global video communication software firm Yeecall. Both Rawpool and Yeecall plan to be the first cryptocurrency businesses to adopt Bloxroute’s product, dubbed the Blockchain Distribution Network version one. Also Read: Nick Szabo: Central Banks May Turn to Cryptocurrency Reserves Over Gold Bloxroute Labs Gathers Two...

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China Announces New Regulations for Blockchain Companies to ‘Promote Healthy Development’
Jan11

China Announces New Regulations for Blockchain Companies to ‘Promote Healthy Development’

China is coming down hard on blockchain companies, even though the government appears to favor blockchain over cryptocurrency. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) announced new regulations on Jan. 10 that will compel blockchain platforms to eliminate “undesirable” content while giving authorities access to private stored data and to check the identity of users. Also read: Bitcoin Goes on Sale in 24 French...

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