A user discovered an anomaly Monday in command line interface binaries downloaded from Monero’s website. The Monero community quickly discovered malicious code. One user reported $7,000 missing from their wallet. Users can take steps to verify code before running it, and additional security measures to secure their crypto. GetMonero.org, the official website of the privacy-focused … Read more
What if China’s digital currency undermined U.S. dominance of global finance? Former top Washington officials gamed out the scenarios Tuesday night.
In October, web browser developer Opera Software AS launched added support for in-browser transactions with Bitcoin (BTC) and Tron (TRX). This follows the company’s initial launch of an in-browser Ether (ETH) wallet in 2018. The latest announcement is part of the company’s grander plan to make the “Web 3.0” easier to access for the average … Read more
As part of the transition, Parity has agreed to build certain business-logic features on Polymesh’s base layer.
Salmon farming company Cermaq and smoked salmon producer Labeyrie began using IBM’s cloud blockchain technology to trace their product supply chains. Cermaq announced the development in a Nov. 20 press release, revealing that it cooperated with Labeyrie and IBM’s blockchain platform IBM Food Trust to enable customers to get information about the salmon value chain. … Read more
Switzerland-based crypto exchange ShapeShift has launched zero-fee trading and its loyalty token FOX. ShapeShift founder and CEO Erik Voorhees announced the news on Twitter Nov. 20, noting that zero-commission trading on the platform is enabled by the newly released FOX token. According to the executive, zero-fee trading solves two major problems of non-custodial exchanges — … Read more
Blockchain card game Gods Unchained has registered a record number of transactions on the Ethereum ERC-721 standard. Despite eclipsing CryptoKitties transactions in a matter of days, Gods Unchained is not clogging up the blockchain. The Gods Unchained marketplace will soon go live and provide a useful test-case for the future of Ethereum gaming. Crypto asset … Read more
The Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell has said that the Fed is not developing a central bank digital currency (CBDC), but it is conducting its own research to evaluate the benefits and limitations of such an initiative. On the other hand, Edith Cheung, partner at blockchain-focused venture capital fund Proof of Capital, believes that … Read more
Online gaming is a big global industry and one that had a major role in the early adoption of cryptocurrency. Bitcoin.com has long offered a platform for players to use their digital assets on classic games and recently it greatly expanded the scope of options available. Also Read: Bitcoin.com Wallet App Marks Over Five Million … Read more
Recently approved funding portal, Fundopolis has announced its intent to “make it simple for individuals and communities to invest in and support the small businesses they love.” Four issuers have now posted offerings on the Fundopolis site. The FINRA regulated funding portal issued a statement announcing its public launch this week. Crowdfund Insider noted its … Read more