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Orchid’s OXT Price Slips Over 20% After Launch for Trading on Coinbase Pro

News American blockchain and software development firm Orchid Labs has launched its privacy network alongside its native token OXT. According to a blog post on Dec. 16, Orchid’s digital currency OXT was immediately available for trading on major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase..

Private Blockchain Browser Brave Doubles Monthly Active Users in 2019

News Privacy-oriented blockchain web browser Brave has seen its monthly active users (MAU) almost double from 5.5 million in 2018 to 10.4 million in 2019. At the same time, Brave’s daily active users (DAU) have tripled over the past year to reach 3.3 million, the firm announced Dec. 5. According t..

China’s Great Firewall Blocks Popular ETH Block Browser Etherscan

News China's Great Firewall, a tool used to ban Chinese citizens from using sites like Google and Facebook, has listed a major explorer for Ethereum’s (ETH) blockchain. According to data from non-profit monitoring organization GreatFire, China allegedly blocked one of the most popular ETH blo..

OneCoin Website Goes Offline as Net Closes in on $4B Ponzi Scheme

News The website for cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme OneCoin has finally ceased operating, months after United States authorities indicted one of its founders for fraud. As MLM scam monitoring resource BehindMLM.com noted on Dec. 1, OneCoin.eu no longer returned a live result as of Nov. 30. “Legal in..

Hackers Mass-Scanning Web for Docker Platforms to Mine Cryptocurrencies

News A group of hackers has launched a new cryptojacking campaign on Nov. 24, scanning as many as 59,000 IP networks to find Docker platforms that have API endpoints exposed online, business technology publication ZDNet reports Nov. 26. According to the report, the campaign is targeting vulnerable..

Sticking to Crypto’s Core Philosophy Is the Way to Prevent Its Abuse

Opinion When the internet was a fledgling technology, there was a lot of uncertainty. Some people thought it would amount to nothing. Clearly, they were wrong. Today, the internet is a massive, global necessity. The internet has enabled us to connect to each other around the globe, it allows us to..

Tom Lee: Like FAANG Stocks, BTC Will Hit $25K Due to ‘Network Value’

News Fundstrat’s Tom Lee believes Bitcoin (BTC) will accrue price value following a similar logic to the Silicon Valley tech titans. During an interview for CNBC’s Street Signs Asia on show on Nov. 15, Lee argued that cryptocurrencies “are network value assets” — and share this with the world’s mo..

NEO Founder Explains Why the Internet Is Imperfect

BlockShow Kicking off the first panel of BlockShow Asia 2019, NEO founder Da Hongfei shared his views on the current state of decentralized web: “The internet is a great invention. It looks almost perfect. But is it really?” Citing examples like the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the Equifax hack..

How a Web That Lost Its Way Can Find a New One

Opinion The web has arguably been the biggest driver of economic and technological innovation in the 30 years since its invention. It has not only lowered barriers to publishing information and accessing that information, it has also changed peer-to-peer communication, in all senses of the term, a..

Cointelegraph Blocked in Russia

News Cointelegraph's website has become widely inaccessible in Russia as authorities added the domain to a registry of blacklisted sites. The blacklistAlthough Cointelegraph has been publicly on a list of blocked sites since 2017, it was only yesterday, October 16, that the Russian Federal Se..

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