Hacks, Nudes, and Breaches: It's Been a Rough Month for Dating Apps

Trouble at OKCupid, Coffee Meets Bagel, and Jack’d have made February a bad stretch for romantics...

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Trump Declared an Emergency Based on Data That Doesn’t Exist

As he declared a national emergency Friday, President Trump repeatedly dismissed statistics and reports produced by his own government.

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Mobile Gifting Platform Swych Announces Cryptocurrency Support
Feb16

Mobile Gifting Platform Swych Announces Cryptocurrency Support

On Feb. 15, the Dallas-based mobile gifting company Swych announced it will be accepting cryptocurrencies for payments. Starting next week, instead of using traditional payment processors, Swych users will be able to pay using decentralized digital assets such as BCH, LTC, ETH, BTC, and ETC. Also Read: Bitcoin’s Social Contract Must Be Resilient to the Whims of Future Generations Swych Mobile Gifting App to Add Support for...

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Post Office in Liechtenstein Now Sells BTC
Feb16

Post Office in Liechtenstein Now Sells BTC

The government-owned post office in Liechtenstein has begun offering a cryptocurrency exchange service. Initially, the post office in the capital city of Vaduz will sell BTC, with four more cryptocurrencies planned. The service is in partnership with Zug-based Värdex Suisse, the operator of “the largest crypto ATM network in Switzerland.” Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for...

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RSK Sidechain Is Now Secured by 45% of BTC’s Hashrate
Feb16

RSK Sidechain Is Now Secured by 45% of BTC’s Hashrate

On Feb. 14, the cryptocurrency infrastructure organization led by RSK Labs announced the one-year anniversary of the RSK network and highlighted several notable achievements. Over the last 12 months, the project’s merge mining has managed to gather 45 percent of the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network hashrate, making the RSK smart contract system more secure than most blockchains. Also Read: Bitcoin’s Social Contract Must Be...

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