Russia considers using oil field by-products for ‘hybrid modules’ of Bitcoin mining

The exodus of Bitcoin miners from Chinese mining hotbeds has left a vacuum that many global players are scrambling to fill. It was recently noted that most of the lost hash power has been restored, thanks to renewed operations in North America. However…

Mark Zuckerberg named as defendant in Facebook privacy suit

Washington D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine has added Mark Zuckerberg to a lawsuit against Facebook over consumer privacy violations related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. “Our continuing investigation revealed that he was personally involved in decisions related to Cambridge Analytica and Facebook’s failure to protect user data,” Racine said of the decision to name Zuckerberg […]

Binance Smart Chain DeFi protocol PancakeHunny suffers flash loan attack

As the users argue “what’s better,” Ethereum or Binance Smart Chain, the latter saw another decentralized protocol being exploited. PancakeHunny on BSC was attacked by a flashloan and no, this wasn’t a first for the protocol. Bl…

UAE exchange expands partnership with Ripple, for cross-border payments

The Ripple-effect can be felt in various corners of the world including the United Arab Emirates. Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and money transfer company announced the expansion of its partnership with Ripple to deliver cross-bord…

Goodbye, Telegram; Here comes Secretum

Telegram took the world by storm when it was first released in 2013. The brainchild of the Durov brothers, the founders of VKontakte (known as “Russia’s Facebook”), the cloud-based app soon became a synonym for secure, end-to-end encrypted messages, an…

What these signs indicate about Fantom crossing the $2-mark

Fantom has had a stellar performance over the last month after witnessing a period of stagnation in mid-September. A near 100% hike in valuation during the second week of October accelerated FTM’s performance as the alt smashed past the $2-mark a…

Twitter acquires group chat app Sphere

Twitter has acquired London-based Sphere, which operates an eponymous groups chat app, the latest in a series of recent moves from the social network as it looks to aggressively broaden and improve its product offerings. Sphere — founded by Tomas Halgas and Nick D’Aloisio, who previously founded news summary app Summly, which he famously sold to […]

SEC v. Ripple: More than 50,000 XRP holders and ‘friends’ want to…

The SEC v. Ripple Labs lawsuit is soon to enter mid-fall. Alas, the theme of the season seems to be extensions and delays as both parties are divided over the same. Just recently, the American regulator requested that the expert rebuttal report deadlin…