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Bitcoin Mining Simulator “Crypto Crisis” Allows Users to Revisit BTC Blockchain’s First Decade

A cryptocurrency mining game was launched back in October that simulates the Bitcoin network back on its early days. The game was designed by Armoured Beans and it can play in a simulated environment as if they were mining in 2009. This game allows users to purchase new Bitcoin mining rigs and equipment, improve their rigs and also electricity consumption. ...

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Binance Users Can Book 450,000 Hotels Using BNB

On Tripio, a blockchain-based hotel booking platform, Binance Coin (BNB) users are now able to book 450,000 hotels and residential accommodations using the BNB crypto token. On December 4, Tripio officially announced a strategic partnership with Binance to enable more than 10 million active users in the Binance ecosystem to utilize BNB as one of the main currencies on the ...

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Life’s Hard for Crypto Users Who Don’t Speak English, But It Might Be About to Get Easier

The crypto markets have been something of a rollercoaster ride recently, with the price of Bitcoin recently tumbling to its lowest level since October 2018. But despite the doom and gloom, enthusiasm and optimism about cryptocurrencies’ potential remain – so much so that one expert predicts Bitcoin will rally back to $15,000 by the end of the year. One thing that has ...

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EOS Node Offers Users Financial Rewards for Votes, Reignites Decentralization Debate

Yet another aspect of blockchain protocol EOS has sparked controversy this week after one of its 21 block producers appeared to offer its token holders financial rewards for voting it as a proxy. Starteos, one of the official sanctioned nodes which can approve EOS transactions, said in a Medium post Nov. 27 that “after delegating Starteos.io as proxy, you could ...

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New ASUS Partnership Allows Users to Mine Crypto With Idle GPU Power

Taiwan-based tech giant ASUS has partnered with GPU mining platform Quantumcloud to allow users to mine crypto via their graphic cards, multinational tech media TechRadar reported Thursday, Nov. 30. According to the agreement, ASUS graphic cards owners will be able to mine crypto through Quantumcloud software and withdraw earnings using PayPal or Chinese app WeChat. The new partnership allows gamers ...

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Oil-Trading Blockchain Platform VAKT Launches With Shell, BP as First Users

Post trade management platform VAKT has launched its blockchain-based processing tool to an initial group of crude oil industry clients, a press release reports Nov. 29. VAKT, which uses JPMorgan’s Quorum blockchain technology to run, has rolled out to BFOET crude participants. The press release reports that energy giants BP, Equinor, Shell, Gunvor and Mercuria are participating as the platform’s ...

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Japanese Video Platform Pays Users Crypto to Watch Ads

A Japanese video platform service called c0ban.tv has started its expansion into English-speaking markets, the startup team has reported to Cointelegraph. The platform has its own cryptocurrency and has been developed by the LastRoots corporation, famous for its  popular cryptocurrency exchange. Buying lunch with crypto The c0ban.tv platform publishes short video ads, already with over 50,000 active users and 5 ...

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Tapatalk Will Reward its 300 Million Users with Kin Cryptocurrency

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. Tapatalk, the mobile forum application with an aggregate registered user base of 300 million, has struck a deal with the Kin Foundation to reward its users with cryptocurrency for posting quality content on the platform. Announced ...

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BitPay Warns Users to Move Funds to New Wallets

Global Bitcoin payment service BitPay has warned customers of a vulnerability on a third-party NodeJS package used by the Copay and BitPay apps which could be used to capture users’ private keys. The company said the malicious code was deployed on versions 5.0.2 through 5.1.0 of its Copay and BitPay apps. BitPay recommended users to move funds to new wallets immediately as private ...

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BitPay’s Copay Wallet Compromised by Malicious Code, Firm Issues Advice for Users

Crypto payment processor BitPay issued advice on its official blog yesterday, Nov. 26, for users of its open-source Bitcoin (BTC) wallet Copay, which has reportedly been compromised by malicious code. The vulnerability pertains to a third-party Node.js module, also known as an “event stream,” which is used in versions 5.0.2 through 5.1.0 of BitPay’s Copay and BitPay apps. According to ...

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