Jeff Bezos’ Hacked Phone, Coronavirus Hits the US, and More News

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Everything We Know About the Jeff Bezos Phone Hack

A UN report links the attack on Jeff Bezos’ iPhone X directly to Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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Regulatory Roundup: New US Crypto Tax Bill, Central Banks Join Forces on Digital Currencies
Jan23

Regulatory Roundup: New US Crypto Tax Bill, Central Banks Join Forces on Digital Currencies

In this roundup, we cover an exceptionally busy week for crypto regulations around the globe. We start our coverage with the U.S. Virtual Currency Tax Fairness Act of 2020, actions by the SEC, Ripple’s lawsuit, India’s supreme court hearings, Australia green-lighting a bitcoin retail fund, Thailand approving a new crypto exchange, and new crypto guidelines in Canada and Malaysia. We also cover the FATF’s progress to...

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Polkadot Will Finally Launch This Year – But Is the Multi-Chain Network too Late to Catch Ethereum?
Jan23

Polkadot Will Finally Launch This Year – But Is the Multi-Chain Network too Late to Catch Ethereum?

Remember Polkadot? It’s the multi-chain network that raised $145 million in 2017 and hasn’t been seen since. But unlike many of the blockchain projects from that era, Polkadot hasn’t taken the money and run. Its team, led by Ethereum founder Gavin Wood, has been beavering away at the ambitious task it set itself. Two and a half years on from, Polkadot is finally poised to launch. Can it live up to its promise, or is...

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Bitcoin Cash Miners Plan $6M Development Fund by Leveraging Block Rewards
Jan23

Bitcoin Cash Miners Plan $6M Development Fund by Leveraging Block Rewards

A group of Bitcoin Cash mining pool operations have decided to help fund BCH infrastructure development. On January 22, Btc.top founder Jiang Zhuoer revealed that five mining pools are preparing a short-term developers donation plan. Miners from Btc.top, Bitcoin.com, Viabtc, Antpool, and Btc.com plan to give “12.5% of [the] BCH coinbase rewards to a fund that will support Bitcoin Cash infrastructure.” Also Read: Bitcoin...

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