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Lawsuit Claims Bitmain Mined Bitcoin Using Customer Devices

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn According to a class-action lawsuit filed in the US district court for Northern California, Bitmain has been taking advantage of its customers the past couple years in an interesting way: mining crypto for itself, using their resources, during the “initialization” process. You read that right. According to at least one Bitmain customer and bitcoin miner, who is ...

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Crypto Miners Sell off Mining Devices ‘by Kilo’ Amidst Market Decline

Cryptocurrency mining operations in China are reportedly selling mining machines by weight, as opposed to price per unit. This selloff was reported by local Chinese crypto outlet 8BTC Wednesday, Nov. 21, with reference to the cryptocurrency mining pool F2Pool. Cryptocurrency markets experienced widespread decline throughout last week, with Bitcoin (BTC) declining to as low as $4,300 per coin. The decline ...

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Macintosh Crypto Price Ticker Installs two Backdoors on Infected Devices

Most consumers want to stay vigilant when it comes to various cryptocurrencies’ prices. This demand has triggered an explosive growth in terms of cryptocurrency price ticker applications across major platforms. CoinTicker, the Mac-based application, should be avoided in this regard as this software installs backdoors on computers, which can lead to major unpleasantries over time. The Cointicker Backdoor Debacle It is always ...

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Get Ready: Blockchain Supported Communication Devices are Coming

For those who thought Blockchain technology would come and go like Beta vision, here is news that puts another nail in the coffin of your speculation. Mobile phones will soon use Blockchain technology for their communication devices as Sirin Labs and HTC will both have phones out soon that use this technology even if only they know how this will ...

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IBM Awarded Patent for Autonomous Self-Servicing Devices Within Blockchain-Based IoT System

IBM has won a patent for the autonomous self-servicing of networked devices that form part of its Autonomous Decentralized Peer-to-Peer Telemetry (ADEPT) environment. The patent, first filed in late June 2016, was awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) September 18. IBM first unveiled a proof-of-concept (PoC) for ADEPT in partnership with Samsung back in March 2016. The ...

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Crypto Exchange DINNGO Announces Innovative Bluetooth Integration Between Cold Wallets and Mobile Devices

There is a reason why the first advice any cryptocurrency trader gets is to never keep their assets on exchanges. The industry is awash with horror stories about hacks and security breaches that has resulted in the loss of funds. This year alone, hackers have literally walked out the front door of exchanges with cryptocurrencies worth over $700 million. Disclosure: ...

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DINNGO Hybrid Exchange Announces Bluetooth Integration Between Cold Wallets and Mobile Devices to Change the Way we Trade Digital Currencies

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The Natural Evolution of Control Devices? Your Thoughts

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Amazon Fire TV Devices Have Their Own Dedicated Crypto Mining Malware

Malicious cryptocurrency mining applications take many different forms these days. While they’re mainly targeted at Windows and mobile users, it seems a new virus is making the rounds. This particular malware is problematic, as it targets Amazon Fire TV devices, which is a rather unusual development. Amazon Fire TV Devices and Cryptocurrency Mining Criminals have gotten a lot craftier when ...

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Blockchain Startup Installs Crypto Point-of-Sale Devices in Indonesia Despite Regulations

Blockchain startup Pundi X has begun rolling out its cryptocurrency point-of-sales (POS) devices in Indonesia, betting that the central bank will discard its current anti-cryptocurrency stance within three years, the South China Morning Post reported June 4. A POS terminal is an electronic device used to process card or electronic payments at sales outlets. The idea behind the startup’s devices ...

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