Vulnerability in some popular bitcoin wallets can be exploited to commit fraud – SiliconANGLE

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A newly discovered vulnerability in some popular bitcoin wallets can be exploited by scammers to commit fraud and even make the wallets themselves unusable. Discovered by wallet startup ZenGo and revealed today, the vulnerability, dubbed “BigSpender,” was found in bitcoin wallets from Ledger Live, Edge and Breadwallet but potentially affects others as well. The vulnerability…

Bitcoin.org Maintainer Calls for the Removal of Cobra, Website Owner Then Fires Him |...

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The infamous and controversial owner of the website bitcoin.org, Cobra, is under fire recently and a number of community members have asked to see the website removed from his possession. The initial argument was sparked by the website’s maintainer, Will Binns, who told the public that bitcoin.org was in “danger of being compromised.” Since then,…

US sent $1.4B in stimulus checks to dead people—can Bitcoin prevent this? – CoinGeek

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The U.S. Treasury was discovered to have distributed stimulus payments in amounts of up to $1,200 to about 1.1 million deceased individuals. In other words, nearly $1.4 billion worth of stimulus money was distributed to dead people in the United States.

Market Wrap: $10,000 Remains Bitcoin’s Price to Beat – CoinDesk

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It was $10,000 or bust as bitcoin traded unremarkably for much of Monday.   Bitcoin (BTC) was trading around $9,706 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET), slipping by less than a percent over the previous 24 hours.

Blockchain Offers Cloudbet Players the Fairest Odds in Soccer

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One crypto sportsbook is using the English Premier League’s return to demonstrate how blockchain technology helps it to offer customers fairer prices to maximise their winnings. Cloudbet, the pioneering bitcoin operator, recently announced that for each remaining game in the EPL season, it would charge no commission on pre-match bets for 1000 players,…

India’s Rumored Crypto Ban May Be Overblown, Say Industry Pros – CoinDesk

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Rumors that India might be considering a new ban on crypto may be premature, according to exchange founders and startup CEOs working in the sector. Indian news site The Economic Times created a stir Friday by suggesting lawmakers in India, where the Supreme Court overturned a punitive banking ban from the Reserve Bank of India…

Bitcoin Trades Sideway While Stocks Continue to Rally – Bitcoin Market Journal

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So, today I wanted to share something with you that I’ve never told anyone before, probably because I just found out this morning. It seems that I have an alter ego superhero who lives on the blockchain. His name is The Forecaster, and I’m sure you can probably imagine what some of his super powers…

Bitcoin investors are bracing for a key technical event — here’s what you need...

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A visual representation of the digital cryptocurrency bitcoin. Yu Chun Christopher Wong | S3studio | Getty Images Bitcoin faces a key technical event Monday known as the "halving." Due to take place later in the day, industry insiders are debating what effect it might have on the cryptocurrency market.

Trio of Bitcoin Tokens Lures DeFi Yield Farmers to New Pastures – CoinDesk

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The number three decentralized finance (DeFi) application, Synthetix, is also enjoying the current boom times in bankless banking. (Warning: This post is going to go a lot of places, so buckle in.) Synthetix is a platform for minting and exchanging synthetic tokens that mirror the price of other assets. On June 19, Synthetix joined the…

Could AT2 be the answer to cryptocurrency’s energy and performance problems?

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Blockchains solve a hard problem: how to ensure consensus across a distributed, decentralised network, where messages arrive out of order if at all, where individual nodes may fail, and where a certain proportion may be actively malicious.
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