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TRON Announces MainNet Upgrade Designed to Enhance Security and Convenience

Odyssey, the mainnet for the blockchain-based platform TRON, will be upgraded to version 3.6 soon, according to an official blog post by the TRON Foundation on June 18. The TRON network aims to be a platform for creating entertainment-focused decentralized applications (DApps). As stated in the post, developers can create DApps on both the TRON …

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Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey Expounds on Planned Crypto Team

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey said that he hopes private firms will understand the value of a stateless currency during an interview with technology news outlet Quartz published on June 14. Quartz reported that during the interview — which took place in the headquarters of his bitcoin (BTC)-supporting payments platform Square in London — Dorsey noted: …

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Researchers discover “Fishwrap” influence campaign recycling old terror news

Enlarge / Old news, new fish. Rick Barrentine/Getty Images Researchers at Recorded Future have uncovered what appears to be a new, growing social media-based influence operation involving more than 215 social media accounts. While relatively small in comparison to influence and disinformation operations run by the Russia-affiliated Internet Research Agency (IRA), the campaign is notable …

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After Fleeing From the US Government John McAfee Warns His Enemies

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>For a few weeks now, the former antivirus software tycoon John McAfee has said he is fleeing from the U.S. government for not paying his taxes. More recently McAfee’s been on a tweet tirade, speaking directly to his “pursuers” and telling them to leave him alone.</strong> Also Read: CME’s Bitcoin Futures Hit …

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Observers Mock Fork Called Bitcoin2 That Pumps and Dumps on Two Exchanges

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Over the last 48 hours, cryptocurrency enthusiasts have been discussing a Bitcoin snapshot fork called Bitcoin2. The little known coin gained over 5,200% since May 28 on only two exchanges and managed to get listed on Coinmarketcap.com as well. Bitcoin2 is believed to be merely a pump and dump scam, much like …

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New Malware Campaign Spreads Trojans Through Clone Crypto Trading Website

Twitter user and malware researcher Fumik0_ has discovered a new website that spreads cryptocurrency malware, according to a report by Bleeping Computer on June 5. According to the report, the host for transmitting these viruses is a website that imitates the website for Cryptohopper, a website where users can program tools to perform automatic cryptocurrency …

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Binance Charity Foundation Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Ugandan NGO

Binance Charity Foundation (BCF), the charity arm of major crypto exchange Binance, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Safe Future, a non-governmental organization (NGO) in Uganda focused on local education improvements. Binance announced the development in an official blog post on May 30. The Binance for Children Special Impact Education Project Uganda reportedly …

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2019 AP Stylebook Provides Guidelines for Writing Blockchain-Related Terms

Major New York news outlet, the Associated Press (AP) has announced that its latest version of The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law has a new section on cryptocurrencies in an official Twitter post on May 29. According to the new AP style guidelines, which constitute a popular standard for professional publications, writers …

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Bitcoin’s ‘Toxic’ Twitter ‘Culture War’ Explained

“What the heck! It’s a food fight on here. [Bitcoin developer] Matt Corallo is mad at Blockstream. Ragnar and Giacomo Zucco clubbing people left and right. Wat is going on!?” This text from a bitcoin enthusiast friend aptly described the confusion on social media platform Twitter in recent days, when leading members of the bitcoin …

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Lightning App for Sending Bitcoin Tips on Twitter Is Now Easier to Use

A Twitter app for tipping by way of bitcoin’s experimental lightning network is now easier to use thanks to a new update. Launched earlier this year, Tippin.me took Twitter’s crypto community by storm by making it possible to tip Twitter users with the experimental micropayment layer lightning. The still-nascent network is being built by a …

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