Hong Kong's Security Law Puts Big Tech at a Crossroads

As China exerts more power over the city, companies like Facebook and Google have stopped handing over data—for...

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Bitcoin Transactions: New High for Argentina as Confidence in the Peso Tanks
Jul09

Bitcoin Transactions: New High for Argentina as Confidence in the Peso Tanks

Crisis laden Argentina saw bitcoin transactions worth $1.4 million (101 million pesos) being recorded in the past week, a new high for the country. According to a report by Vorem, this figure is nearly double the previous high of $0.96 million recorded in the last week of June. Citizens who have previously “watched their currency lose value are now turning to bitcoin” and those finding it difficult to “transfer fiat...

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Famous Malaysian Actor Fined for Stealing $50,000 Worth of Crypto From His Producer
Jul09

Famous Malaysian Actor Fined for Stealing $50,000 Worth of Crypto From His Producer

A Malaysian court has fined famous local actor Mas Khan $4,000, or 26 months in jail, for stealing around $50,000 worth of cryptocurrency belonging to his producer, local media reported. Khan appears to have gained access to his boss’ Datuk A.Aida private keys before plundering his wallet on two separate occasions, the same day. In the first case, Khan pillaged the equivalent of $14,000 in crypto from the film producer’s...

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‘Bitcoin Is Not a Privacy Coin’ Says Crypto Evangelist Andreas Antonopoulos
Jul09

‘Bitcoin Is Not a Privacy Coin’ Says Crypto Evangelist Andreas Antonopoulos

Andreas Antonopoulos discussed how he desired to see Bitcoin have more “privacy features” in a recent live stream Q&A session published on Youtube on July 7. Antonopoulos discussed the privacy-centric coin monero and concepts like stealth addresses and ring signatures. Every once in a while, the well known cryptocurrency expert and evangelist, Andreas M. Antonopoulos, publishes a short clip of him answering a question...

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John McAfee Launches Ghost Phone Service to Supplement His Cryptocurrency
Jul09

John McAfee Launches Ghost Phone Service to Supplement His Cryptocurrency

Two-time U.S. presidential candidate John McAfee has launched a privacy-centric cell phone data service. McAfee said that his Ghost cell phone data service offers 4G data without using a physical SIM card, is compatible with most major phones, and works in more than 50 countries. Ghost Cell Phone Data by McAfee John McAfee announced Tuesday the launch of his new product called the “Ghost Cell Phone Data Service,” which he...

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