How a Google Cloud Catch-22 Broke the Internet

A Google Cloud outage that knocked huge portions of the internet offline also blocked access to the tools Google needed to fix...

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Electron Cash Users Can Now Send Bitcoin Cash to Mobile Phones
Jun08

Electron Cash Users Can Now Send Bitcoin Cash to Mobile Phones

The developers behind the Bitcoin-Cash-based Electron Cash light client have added a slew of new features to the latest 4.0.6 version. Now Electron Cash users can send bitcoin cash to mobile phones via the Cointext service. In addition to this new functionality, the Cashshuffle implementation within the wallet now permits up to 99.9999 BCH per shuffle, instead of the default 50 BCH the platform previously allowed. Also read:...

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74% of the World’s Bitcoin Mining Operations Driven by Renewable Energy Says Report
Jun08

74% of the World’s Bitcoin Mining Operations Driven by Renewable Energy Says Report

There’s a lot of debate over whether bitcoin mining is bad for the environment. Many bureaucrats and mainstream media pundits claim that mining is wasteful and bitcoin’s energy consumption cannot be ignored. However, these claims have been refuted in the past and on June 6, Coinshares published a report that details mining is not environmentally imprudent but rather 74.1% of the Bitcoin mining industry is...

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Top Up Your Airtime Minutes With BCH Using Yovopay
Jun08

Top Up Your Airtime Minutes With BCH Using Yovopay

Mobile communications are becoming more accessible every day. While subscription plans are the way to go in most cases, a prepaid service can be a better choice for customers in certain situations. A platform called Yovopay lets you refill your airtime using cryptocurrencies including bitcoin cash. Also read: Greenpages.cash Will Help You Find Merchants Accepting Bitcoin Cash Purchase Mobile Services With Crypto in 130 Countries...

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Piracy is Ethically Acceptable For Many Harvard Lawyers, Research Finds
Jun08

Piracy is Ethically Acceptable For Many Harvard Lawyers, Research Finds

Most people know all too well that it’s against the law to share a pirated copy of a movie or TV-show. However, law and ethics are not always in sync. Not even among those who are schooled as lawyers. This is the conclusion of an intriguing new study conducted among Harvard lawyers by Prof. Dariusz Jemielniak and Dr. Jérôme Hergueux. The research, published in The Information Society journal, found that many lawyers...

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