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Crypto-Powered Brave Browser Passes 3 Million Monthly Active Users

Brave, the web browser funded through an initial coin offering (ICO), has surpassed three million monthly active users and anticipates growing that number to five million by the end of the year. The browser, created by Javascript creator and Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich, announced the passage of this milestone on Thursday, highlighting the phenomenal growth that the browser has seen ...

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MyEtherWallet User Activity Compromised for Hola VPN Users

A fake version of the Hola VPN was uploaded to the Google Play Store on July 9 which compromised MyEtherWallet (MEW) for those who downloaded it. MEW user activity and passwords were exposed to the hacker for users who downloaded the app within the five hours it was live as they were directed to a fake website. Hola VPN Hacked ...

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NZ Exchange Cryptopia Starts Planned Maintenance Early, Users Report Withdrawal Issues

New Zealand digital assets exchange Cryptopia raised concern this week among users after bringing its planned maintenance window forwards “due to unforeseen circumstances.” The announcement was made on the platform’s Twitter account yesterday, July 9. The emergency outage, instigated ahead of schedule, raised yet further questions when it took rather longer than the expected “90 minutes,” which Cryptopia said was ...

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ICO All-In To Help Users Make More Educated Investments Into ICO’s

ICO All-In is a new platform that allows users to take a holistic view on upcoming ICO’s, in order to determine which prospects are worth investing money into. Disclosure: This is a Sponsored Article Platform to easily display information needed, ICO All-In fills need As crowd sales have become the de facto standard in raising funds within the cryptocurrency sphere, ...

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MyEtherWallet Warns of [Another] Hack, Urges Hola VPN Users to Move Funds

Popular Ethereum wallet interface and token wallet MyEtherWallet is – yet again – at the center of a significant security breach and has warned its users utilizing a popular VPN to move their funds. MyEtherWallet (MEW) is now reeling from its second major security compromise in under three months after claiming hackers compromised Hola, a free virtual private network (VPN) ...

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Tokenizing Trading Fees With Mining Mechanism – Is It Good or Bad for Exchange Platform Users?

ABCC is another exchange trying to reward users with AT and ToM. Today we are going to discover how bitcoin-like mechanism and a principle of fixed number of tokens generated via half-life cycle with Simultaneous Release differentiate the new approach from others While some want to lower the exchange fee, the others reward traders. Recently a new method was adopted ...

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Expedia Stops Accepting Bitcoin, Driving Users to Alternative Travel Sites

Expedia, the online travel agency that has been one of the largest merchants to accept bitcoin since 2014, has quietly stopped accepting the cryptocurrency, forcing users to seek alternative travel services. Marketexclusive.com reported on July 2 that an Expedia spokesperson confirmed the company would not accept bitcoin for hotel or flight bookings and that it was evaluating alternative payment options. ...

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HitBTC Asks Users to Verify Their Social Media Accounts Prior to Accessing Funds

Cryptocurrency users have expressed various concerns regarding the HitBTC exchange in the past. Slow response times to customer support tickets and deposit and withdrawal issues have occurred on multiple occasions. It now seems the company is asking some users for their social media information as a proof of identity. The New HitBTC Verification Procedure Cryptocurrency exchanges have to adhere to ...

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