John McAfee says his Twitter account was hacked – News

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Image caption Mr McAfee has attracted several controversies in his long career John McAfee has said his Twitter account was hacked and used to promote lesser-known crypto-currencies. The cyber-security pioneer has rebuffed suggestions that the alleged incident undermined his own credentials saying: “I have no control over Twitter’s security”. But he also posted that he…

How I (Almost) Made Millions in Bitcoin

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Illustration: Tomi Um What to know about the crypto-craze before it implodes. It’s a lazy Sunday morning away from my family, I’m sitting in a hotel room in Montreal, and I’ve got $160,000 in my pocket. Or, rather, my “pocket.” I’m staying in the neighborhood known locally as the McGill Ghetto, thanks to its proximity…

Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair on bitcoin

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Former FDIC director Sheila Bair testifies before the House Financial Services Committee hearing on “Examining How the Dodd-Frank Act Could Result in More Taxpayer-Funded Bailouts” on Capitol Hill, June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas More The nearly 2000% run up in bitcoin’s ( BTC-USD ) price over the past year, followed by its recent precipitous drop…

What Is Bitcoin? A Guide for the Confused.

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Do you really know what bitcoin is? Maybe it was those stories you heard — Lamborghinis and second mortgages, fortunes made and lost off of something you didn’t even really know existed until six months ago. Maybe it’s those eye-popping charts you keep seeing, the ones that go $5,800 per unit to $19,000 per unit…

Crypto-Watch for iphone

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» Crypto-Watch Description Crypto-Watch gives you insights into the world of cryptocurrencies. Simply setup your portfolio on your iPhone and from there on out track it on both your iPhone & Apple Watch. In addition to your portfolio you can also check out the CoinMarketCap (data provided by CoinMarketCap.com) to see how bitcoin and all…

The Death of the ICO (And 4 Other 2018 Predictions)

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The Death of the ICO (And 4 Other 2018 Predictions) Stefan Thomas Stefan Thomas is chief technical officer at Ripple and co-creator of the Interledger payment protocol. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review . If 2017 was the year of the ICO, 2018 will be the year of the…

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