Russian Social Media VK Could Launch Own Crypto

Russian media publication RNS has reported that popular social media platform VKontakte (VK) could soon be launching its own cryptocurrency. According to an unspecified source, the company had planned a project to develop the cryptocurrency for use by existing users of VK. This would involve the creation of crypto accounts for all these individuals. However, […]

KuCoin Review – Can I Trust This Cryptocurrency Exchange?

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KuCoin is one of the newer cryptocurrency exchanges to be found online and has grown in popularity since being founded in 2017. The platform is based in Singapore, but also has offices in China, Thailand, Bulgaria, and the Philippines. This platform supports a great range of cryptocurrencies and tokens including its native KuCoin Shares (KCS). […]

Netflix and Airbnb Products Now Available Through Crypto-Purchased Gift Cards

US media streaming service provider Netflix and online hospitality services site Airbnb are set to accept payments with gift cards purchased using cryptocurrency this month. Bitrefill, a shopping platform with cryptocurrency payment options, has introduced a service enabling purchase of both Netflix and Airbnb gift cards, although at the moment such purchases are limited to […]

Bithumb Loses Almost $19 Mln in EOS, XRP ”Insider” Theft

Bithumb Loses Almost $19 Mln in EOS, XRP ''Insider'' Theft

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb suffered an attack that allegedly led to the theft of USD 19 million in EOS and XRP. The exchange addressed the circumstances of the hack on Twitter, on Saturday 30 March. Bithumb details that suspicious activity was first detected at 10:15 on 29 March in the manner of abnormal withdrawals. […]

Bitmain Reveals Next-Gen Antminer S17 Launch Date

Bitmain Reveals Next-Gen Antminer S17 Launch Date

Major cryptocurrency mining equipment manufacturer Bitmain has revealed the launch date for its latest technology, the Antminer S17 series. Comprised of three different models: the Antminer S17 Pro, Antminer S17, and Antminer T17, the series will go on sale internationally on 9 April. Bitmain claims the second-generation 7nm ASIC chips will save 28.6% energy consumption […]