Voting App Flaws Could Have Let Hackers Manipulate Results

New research from MIT shows that the Voatz app appears to have some glaring security...

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Bitcoin and Doomsday Preppers — Would Crypto Have Any Survival Value If SHTF?
Feb14

Bitcoin and Doomsday Preppers — Would Crypto Have Any Survival Value If SHTF?

As so-called “doomsday prepping” grows in popularity thanks to news of coronavirus lockdown in Chinese cities, red flag gun laws and rampant Fed stimulus in the U.S., preparedness enthusiasts are asking about the viability of bitcoin in a SHTF situation. From cautious, light investor, to vehement denigrator of the “NSA-created surveillance money,” there is no shortage of opinion. Still, as there are various...

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Digital Remittances Reach Record of $96 Billion YoY, High Fees Open Door for Cryptocurrencies
Feb14

Digital Remittances Reach Record of $96 Billion YoY, High Fees Open Door for Cryptocurrencies

In a globalized world where labor follows capital, the remittance industry has been growing constantly in both volume and users. Traditional providers like banks and money transfer companies have been charging high fees for their services which creates opportunities for alternative digital platforms and decentralized cryptocurrencies. Also read: Russians Can Use Qiwi, Sberbank, Yandex Money and Now Binance P2P Exchange to Buy Bitcoin...

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$10K Bitcoin Prompts Influencers to Call a Bull Market
Feb14

$10K Bitcoin Prompts Influencers to Call a Bull Market

Cryptocurrencies have gained significant value over the last few weeks and it’s causing exuberance among digital currency proponents. Now a number of traders and influencers believe bitcoin and other coins are in bullish territory. Despite the surge to $13K last July and the deep pullback that followed, BTC investors and influencers have no issue believing that crypto is on the threshold of another bull market. Also read: XRP...

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XRP Plummets 56% in One Candle, Bitmex Traders Outraged Over Flash Crash
Feb14

XRP Plummets 56% in One Candle, Bitmex Traders Outraged Over Flash Crash

A number of XRP traders are complaining about massive liquidations on Bitmex as the price of XRP spiked and was brought down by 56% in a single candle. After the incident, well known traders with leveraged positions took to Twitter to complain about the upset as some investors were completely liquidated. Also read: Fed Chair Powell Reveals US Response to China’s Digital Yuan, Libra, Public Payments Ledger Traders Complain About...

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