Apple Pushes Back Against Ad Tracking in Safari and iOS 14

At WWDC, the company detailed a litany of privacy-friendly improvements to its...

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Anonymous Stole and Leaked a Megatrove of Police Documents

The so-called BlueLeaks collection includes internal memos, financial records, and more from over 200 state, local, and federal agencies.

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Sparrow Raises USD 3.5 Mil in Series A Funding
Jun23

Sparrow Raises USD 3.5 Mil in Series A Funding

23 June 2020, Singapore – Sparrow, the leading options trading platform has secured USD 3.5 million in Series A funding to accelerate platform development. The round was led by the HDR Group, owner and operator of BitMEX, and supported by Signum Capital, Du Capital and FinLab EOS VC. Kenneth Yeo, CEO of Sparrow said, “We are really pleased that the round received strong support despite the harsh economic climate caused by...

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New Zealand Police Seize $91 Million From Russian Bitcoin Exchange Operator
Jun23

New Zealand Police Seize $91 Million From Russian Bitcoin Exchange Operator

Police in New Zealand confiscated NZ$140 million ($91 million) from Russian bitcoin exchange operator Alexander Vinnik. Vinnik is the alleged owner of the collapsed BTC-e exchange. The funds were seized from bank accounts held by Canton Business Corporation, a New Zealand-registered company managing the exchange. Police said on Monday it is the biggest seizure in the history of the force. Vinnik is accused by U.S. prosecutors of...

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Bitcoin ASIC Miner Manufacturing Domination: Bitmain and Microbt Battle for Top Positions
Jun23

Bitcoin ASIC Miner Manufacturing Domination: Bitmain and Microbt Battle for Top Positions

On June 16, 2020, Bitmex researchers published a report that noted bitcoin mining rig manufacturers have consolidated a great deal and in the future, Bitmex researchers predict that “only 2 to 3 players will survive into the longer term.” There’s still a number of SHA256 mining rig manufacturers today, and regional reports claim that the manufacturer Ebang expects to be listed on Nasdaq this week. At the time of...

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