Yearn Finance doppelganger scam tries to trick visitors out of their keys By Cointelegraph

Yearn Finance doppelganger scam tries to trick visitors out of their keys Decentralized finance yield farming platform Yearn Finance has a doppelganger that is tricking visitors into sharing the private keys of their cryptocurrency wallets. The scam website of Yearn Finance perfectly copies almost every aspect of the original yearn.finance website down to its design, […]

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Litecoin Climbs 10% As Investors Gain Confidence By Investing.com

Litecoin Climbs 10% As Investors Gain Confidence Investing.com – was trading at $52.589 by 09:45 (13:45 GMT) on the Investing.com Index on Wednesday, up 10.22% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage gain since October 21. The move upwards pushed Litecoin’s market cap up to $3.388B, or 0.90% of the total cryptocurrency market […]

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The curious case of Coinbase — employees driven out by ‘apolitical’ stance By Cointelegraph

The curious case of Coinbase — employees driven out by ‘apolitical’ stance America’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase, made headlines over the past few weeks for an internal culture change that effectively told employees that there will be no space for social activism within its walls. Furthermore, a recently leaked audio apparently reveals that most employees […]

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Fiat-backed crypto booming amid uncertainty By Cointelegraph

Stablecoins race ahead: Fiat-backed crypto booming amid uncertainty Despite this year’s uncertainty that has plagued the global economy, 2020 will go down as the year of the stablecoins due to the digital sector’s tremendous growth, with new developments emerging across the board. While some attribute this growth to the booming interest in decentralized finance among […]

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Blockchain health apps privatize COVID-19 data but security is a concern By Cointelegraph

Blockchain health apps privatize COVID-19 data but security is a concern New procedures are being implemented as the world slowly begins to reopen amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. While temperature checks and mandatory face masks have become the new normal, the world is also witnessing the rise of digital health apps, or “health passports.” Many […]

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Former Steem devs believe CPU mining is the key to a fair launch for their ‘blockchain 3.0′ By Cointelegraph

Former Steem devs believe CPU mining is the key to a fair launch for their ‘blockchain 3.0′ In March, the crypto world saw the first instance of what many saw as a hostile takeover attempt of another blockchain. Justin Sun, the founder of Tron, had acquired Steemit, Inc. and the Steem blockchain with it — […]

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Bank of Japan to begin digital currency proof-of-concept in 2021 By Cointelegraph

Bank of Japan to begin digital currency proof-of-concept in 2021 The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), in collaboration with a group of seven central banks, published its first joint report into central bank digital currencies on Oct. 9, focusing on the foundational principles and core features of CBDCs. Alongside the report, the Bank of Japan, […]

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British fintech to expand banking services to Indian crypto customers By Cointelegraph

British fintech to expand banking services to Indian crypto customers The London-based online banking platform Cashaa is planning to launch a crypto-friendly neobank — or internet bank — in India. Kuman Gaurav, the founder of Cashaa, told Cointelegraph that Cashaa India will allow Indian businesses and individuals to open a savings account with them and […]

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Blockchain firm to allow users to buy trips on Viator with crypto By Cointelegraph

Blockchain firm to allow users to buy trips on Viator with crypto Australian-based blockchain company ShareRing has partnered with Tripadvisor experience marketplace Viator to allow users to pay for almost 400,000 tourism experiences with a variety of cryptocurrencies. The ShareRing platform, built on Tendermint, will allow users to book, register, and pay for Viator’s 395,000 […]

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150,000 Mt. Gox Bitcoin won’t trigger a correction anytime soon By Cointelegraph

150,000 Mt. Gox Bitcoin won’t trigger a correction anytime soon There is growing speculation that 150,000 (BTC) from the Mt. Gox trustee could move on Oct. 15. But many factors suggest that is highly unlikely given past records. Between 2011 and 2013, Mt. Gox lost 850,000 BTC in the biggest hacking attack in Bitcoin history. […]

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