WhatsApp Is at the Center of Coronavirus Response

The World Health Organization is partnering with the messaging app to help ensure trustworthy information gets...

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Countdown to Block Reward Reduction – 18 Days Until Bitcoin Cash Halving
Mar21

Countdown to Block Reward Reduction – 18 Days Until Bitcoin Cash Halving

In 18 days, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network will see its next halving as the block reward will decrease from 12.5 to 6.25 coins on or around April 8, 2020. BCH will be the first blockchain out of the top three SHA256 networks to halve as BSV will see a reward reduction two days after and BTC will halve 34 days later. Also read: US Cash Crisis: Withdrawal Limits Spark Bank Run Fear The Halving Draws Nigh Every 210,000 blocks the Bitcoin...

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Market Update: Bulls Return, 120 Million Tethers Minted, Bitcoin Halving Looms
Mar21

Market Update: Bulls Return, 120 Million Tethers Minted, Bitcoin Halving Looms

On March 20, cryptocurrencies jumped in value erasing some of the losses that took place over the course of the market carnage last week. The entire cryptoconomy gained a quick $39 billion during Thursday and Friday’s trading sessions and global trade volume has spiked significantly as well. As the coronavirus outbreak has been pushing investors worldwide toward hard cash, BTC gained 11% and BCH jumped 18% during the last day....

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China’s Changing Perception of Bitcoin: Bitkan CEO Shares Insights After 7 Years in Crypto Industry
Mar21

China’s Changing Perception of Bitcoin: Bitkan CEO Shares Insights After 7 Years in Crypto Industry

Since the advent of bitcoin in 2009, cryptocurrencies have gone from being a niche topic for tech nerds to ubiquitously recognized — if not always understood — staples of modern finance. Bitkan CEO Liu Yang recently took some time out to give news.Bitcoin.com a peek into the Chinese bitcoin community and its changing ideas and perceptions of crypto, throughout Bitkan’s seven years in the business. Though general...

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The Invisible Man, Emma, and The Hunt Hit Pirate Sites After Rushed VOD Releases
Mar21

The Invisible Man, Emma, and The Hunt Hit Pirate Sites After Rushed VOD Releases

For the major Hollywood studios and industry body the MPA, theatrical windows have always been something to vigorously protect. Supporting the big screen experience and the massive infrastructure behind it is a top priority for the industry overall, not to mention a crucial revenue stream. Slowly but surely, however, theatrical windows have shortened due to various pressures but nevertheless, day and date cinema and VOD releases have...

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