The FBI Wants Apple to Unlock iPhones Again

Snooping Ring employees, Skype contractors, and more of the week’s top security...

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This Government-Subsidized Phone Comes With Malware

The Android devices are a part of the FCC’s Lifeline Assistance Program, which makes free or subsidized phones available to millions of low-income users.

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Bitfinex ‘Copycat’ Lawsuit Withdrawn and Then Refiled in New District
Jan12

Bitfinex ‘Copycat’ Lawsuit Withdrawn and Then Refiled in New District

Ifinex Inc, parent firm of Bitfinex, finds its ongoing legal troubles further complicated as a November lawsuit has been withdrawn by the plaintiff and refiled in a new district. The company, whose close affiliations with both the Bitfinex crypto exchange and stablecoin Tether have continually raised suspicion, now faces at least three ongoing legal battles. In December, an updated New York Attorney General’s filing was made,...

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Mining Report Highlights China’s ASIC Manufacturing Improvements and Dominance
Jan12

Mining Report Highlights China’s ASIC Manufacturing Improvements and Dominance

During the first month of the new year, the research firm Tokeninsight published its “Mining Industry Annual Research Report,” which covers the competitive bitcoin mining sector. Tokeninsight’s study highlights the fact that BTC’s hashrate increased by 80% in 2019, even though BTC’s year-over-year average price dipped by 1.9%. Tokeninsight’s report also notes that more than 73% of the market share...

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Independent Report Declares News.Bitcoin.com the Top Crypto News Site
Jan12

Independent Report Declares News.Bitcoin.com the Top Crypto News Site

A new research report from BTC Peers has ranked 145 crypto news websites for quality. It analyzes scores of benchmarks including average visit duration, bounce rate, and number of backlinks. The report features the usual suspects in its top 10, including Coindesk at number three and Cointelegraph at two. Top of the list, however, is news.Bitcoin.com. Also read: Court Gives Craig Wright More Time to Await the Mysterious Bonded Courier...

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