Clearview AI's Massive Client List Got Hacked

Clever malware, student surveillance, and more of the week’s top security...

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Crypto Community Gets Prepping as Coronavirus Spreads
Mar01

Crypto Community Gets Prepping as Coronavirus Spreads

Crypto Twitter (CT) might not be the first place you’d think to look for pandemic survival strategies, but in recent weeks the community has gone into overdrive, busily discussing scenarios related to COVID-19 aka the coronavirus. While some figures have merely wondered what effect the outbreak will have on the bitcoin market, others have started comparing prep notes in anticipation of doomsday. Also Read: Bitcoin and Doomsday...

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This Is How Much BTC You Need to Enter Bitcoin’s Elite 1% Club
Mar01

This Is How Much BTC You Need to Enter Bitcoin’s Elite 1% Club

Today there are 18,244,475 BTC in circulation and during the last few weeks, a number of bitcoin influencers have been talking about how much is needed to be included in Bitcoin’s top 1% of holders. For instance, according to Blockworks Group analyst Jake Levison, if you own 0.28 BTC “you’re statistically guaranteed to be in the richest 1% of the world in BTC terms.” Regardless of the amount of BTC required to...

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A Sea Change to Crypto Hits America, Again
Mar01

A Sea Change to Crypto Hits America, Again

A sea change is coming to cryptocurrency in America. It is likely to hit in two separate waves: a central bank digital currency (CBDC) and draconian regulation that shuts down free-market activities, including development. Also Read: No Backdoor on Human Rights: Why Encryption Cannot Be Compromised The Wave of a Central Bank Digital Currency Robert Wenzel of the Economic Policy Journal has a warning. “A [U.S.] Federal Reserve...

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These Maps Will Help You Locate Merchants Ready to Accept Your Cryptocurrency
Mar01

These Maps Will Help You Locate Merchants Ready to Accept Your Cryptocurrency

Getting into Bitcoin is a first step many have already taken, and with the generally positive start of 2020, more are likely to make the move. But then there’s the question of what to do with your coins. Regardless of how you obtained them – through purchase, faucet, airdrop, fork, business, or salary — it’s an important point to consider. Luckily, options to spend your cryptocurrency have been increasing....

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