The Hypocrisy of Mike Pompeo

In the few short years since his time in Congress, the secretary of state has conveniently reversed himself on multiple...

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Facebook Messenger Adds Safety Alerts—Even in Encrypted Chats

By using metadata instead of content to spot suspicious behavior, the social network can keep privacy intact.

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ShinyHunters Is a Hacking Group on a Data Breach Spree

In the first two weeks of May, they’ve hit the dark web, hawking 200 million stolen records from over a dozen companies.

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Gox Rising Offers $800 per Bitcoin Claim to Buy out Mt Gox Creditors
May22

Gox Rising Offers $800 per Bitcoin Claim to Buy out Mt Gox Creditors

Gox Rising has offered to buy out creditor claims from the collapsed cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox. The Brock Pierce-led outfit will pay $800 per bitcoin claim, either in BTC or cash, to creditors who are unwilling to wait for the finalization of the ongoing civil litigation. “Our payment would be put in escrow and made within 10 business days of the claim transfer confirmation,” the company announced in a statement...

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Bitcoin Futures, Options, and Open Interest: Crypto Derivatives Break Records After the Halving 
May22

Bitcoin Futures, Options, and Open Interest: Crypto Derivatives Break Records After the Halving 

Since the market rout on March 12, otherwise known as ‘Black Thursday,’ bitcoin futures and options contracts have seen significant demand. On May 14, CME Group saw the total number of outstanding derivatives contracts (open interest) touch a high of $142 million. Four days later, CME broke records again. Data from the researchers at Skew.com detailed that CME’s regulated bitcoin options open interest is up 10x this...

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