Abra Adds Stocks and ETF Investing to Its Cryptocurrency Exchange App
Feb07

Abra Adds Stocks and ETF Investing to Its Cryptocurrency Exchange App

Abra has decided to add access to collateralized equities investing. This means that users of the exchange and wallet app in 155 countries will be able to trade on popular U.S. stocks and commodities like gold and even use cryptocurrency to do so. Also Read: The Daily: F1 Team Gets Crypto Sponsor, Dubai Royal Partners Digital Assets Fund Invest in US Stocks, Gold and ETFs With Crypto Abra, a cryptocurrency wallet app and exchange with...

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Zcash Bug Demonstrates the Difficulty of Auditing Complex Cryptocurrencies
Feb07

Zcash Bug Demonstrates the Difficulty of Auditing Complex Cryptocurrencies

A recent counterfeiting bug in Zcash demonstrates that the added functionality of so-called second generation blockchains comes at a price. The vulnerability, which existed for years before being patched in October, could have been exploited to generate additional coins. As every major cryptocurrency since Bitcoin has demonstrated, added complexity corresponds with lower security. Also read: Australian Banks Fraudulently...

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BCH-Powered Paybutton Launches in Pre-Release
Feb07

BCH-Powered Paybutton Launches in Pre-Release

On Tuesday, Feb. 5, the well known Bitcoin Cash (BCH) advocate Soupernerd announced the pre-release and testing phase of a new BCH-powered payment button. At the moment the Paybutton.cash application will feature a simple payment button but there are plans to integrate other features down the line. Also read: Markets Update: Traders Patiently Wait for Crypto’s Longest Bear Run to End Paybutton Developer Launches Pre-Release...

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Yellow Vest Movement Starts a New Form of Protest – Burning Banknotes
Feb07

Yellow Vest Movement Starts a New Form of Protest – Burning Banknotes

For well over two months, the yellow vest movement in France has continued to keep itself illuminated with fervent protests against taxes, the banking system, and the region’s bureaucrats. On Feb. 1, a group of Gilets Jaunes working at the bill printing factory explained their plan to show the world they mean business by burning pallets of bills, starting with Israeli banknotes. Also Read: Embracing Utility in 2019:...

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GTA V Cheat Maker Has to Pay $150,000 in Copyright Damages
Feb07

GTA V Cheat Maker Has to Pay $150,000 in Copyright Damages

Over the past two years, there’s been a wave of copyright infringement lawsuits against alleged cheaters or cheat makers. Take-Two Interactive Software, the company behind ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ (GTA V), is one of the major players involved. The company has filed several lawsuits in the US and abroad, targeting alleged cheaters. Last August the company filed a case against Florida resident Jhonny Perez, accusing him of...

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