Uninstall ToTok, an Alleged Emirati Spy App, From Your Phone Now

A messaging app called ToTok had scores of positive reviews, particularly from users in the UAE. US intelligent officials say it may be spying for that government...

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PBOC Official: China’s Digital Yuan Won’t Be a Speculative Currency Like Bitcoin
Dec23

PBOC Official: China’s Digital Yuan Won’t Be a Speculative Currency Like Bitcoin

According to recent statements by People’s Bank of China (PBOC) official Mu Changchun, the country’s digital yuan is ready for trials. The central bank digital currency (CBDC) will decidedly not be a speculative asset like bitcoin or stablecoins, and will not need a currency basket for backing, Changchun affirmed. Reactions to the announcement are varied, with some Chinese traders disappointed, reportedly saying they will...

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Only 375 Days Left for McAfee’s $1M Bitcoin Price Wager
Dec23

Only 375 Days Left for McAfee’s $1M Bitcoin Price Wager

As the end of 2019 approaches, it means there will be one year left for John McAfee’s infamous wager that said the price per bitcoin would “reach $1,000,000 before the end of 2020.” If the forecast doesn’t come to fruition, he said that he would eat his family jewels on television. At the moment, the price of BTC is 95% below McAfee’s prediction. Also Read: John McAfee Weighs in on Maximalism,...

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These Myth-Busting Articles Dispel Common Bitcoin Myths
Dec23

These Myth-Busting Articles Dispel Common Bitcoin Myths

Recently, a few Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents have been writing a series of myth-busting articles that describe Bitcoin technicals generally thought to be true but which are not. The articles posted on the read.cash blog have reviewed topics like 10-minute confirmation times, SPV wallets, PoW energy usage, and rising network fees. Also read: Meet Snowglobe: An Avalanche-Based Pre-Consensus Protocol for BCH Bitcoin Myth-Busters BCH...

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Boerse Stuttgart and SBI Partner to Expand Crypto Services in Europe and Asia
Dec23

Boerse Stuttgart and SBI Partner to Expand Crypto Services in Europe and Asia

Germany’s second-largest stock exchange and a major financial services group in Japan have partnered to expand their crypto operations in Europe and Asia. Boerse Stuttgart recently launched its crypto trading platform while SBI has been expanding its crypto business operations for several years. Also read: Regulatory Roundup: Crypto ‘Inevitable’ in India, China Rankings, NY Streamlines Policy Creating a ‘Truly...

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