Exchanges suffer as Chinese users chase DeFi revenue

2020-09-08

  Demand for DeFi appears to be growing in China, although the recent sell-off quickly wiped out the $2 billion total value locked up in the decentralized finance (DeFi) space. Daily searches for “DeFi” on WeChat, China’s popular social media platform, soared to an all-time high of nearly 900,000 onRead More →

Millions of Telegram Users’ Data Exposed on Darknet

2020-06-24

Telegram, a major privacy-focused messaging app, has suffered a data leak that exposed some personal data of its users on the darknet. A database containing the personal data of millions of Telegram users has been posted on a darknet forum. The issue was first reported by Russian-language tech publication Kod.ruRead More →

CoinMarketCap Users Are Calling Out the Latest Exchange Rankings

2020-06-08

Following the latest CoinMarketCap update which introduced the “Confidence factor” to rank exchanges, users are taking issues at perceived injustices against popular platforms. A pseudonymous Twitter user going by the name of Cosmonaut called out CoinMarketCap for placing BitMEX, one of the most popular derivatives exchanges, all the way downRead More →

Italian Cryptocurrency Project Plans to Pay Users to Watch Porn

2020-05-26

A novel cryptocurrency project called PornVisory plans to reward its users with tokens for watching porn on its platform. PornVisory’s founder, Veronica Noschese, explained to Cointelegraph that there’s a natural synergy between the cryptocurrency and pornography industry, which desperately needs anonymous financial systems. As examples, Noschese pointed to PayPal banning PornhubRead More →