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Rapper 50 Cent Made Millions from Bitcoin

By | 2018-01-25T05:10:44+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: Cryptography|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Those who follow the music industry know that Curtis Jackson — better known by his stage name 50 Cent — was at one time considered one of the most successful and wealthy rappers on the planet. But little do we know is that some of his vast wealth (despite controversies surrounding his bankruptcy

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Stellar (XLM), NEO (NEO), & Cardano (ADA) On The Rise

By | 2018-01-25T04:41:54+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: Cryptography|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Stellar (XLM), NEO (NEO), and Cardano (ADA) are all on the rise this morning. Stellar Source: CoinMarketCap Stellar has been on a run since yesterday. The coin is up almost 35%, in just 48 hours. The online payment company Stripe just announced that it may add support for Stellar. Just yesterday, the company

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ZUK Z2 Pro receives Android Oreo update in China

By | 2018-01-25T12:02:25+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

Lenovo's ZUK experiment may be over, but the company's once thriving online-only arm hasn't forgotten about the people who have purchased its devices. Case in point: the update to Android Oreo is now available for the ZUK Z2 Pro. This is a smartphone that launched in 2016 running Marshmallow, and was updated to

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Snapchat VP of Product Tom Conrad To Leave Company

By | 2018-01-25T00:06:10+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: Mobile|

One of Snap CEO Evan Spiegel’s top lieutenants Tom Conrad will leave Snapchat, and the whole tech industry, in March. Coming roughly two years after he joined the company as VP of Product, a source tipped off TechCrunch to Conrad’s impending departure, which Snap now confirms to us. Snap’s director of growth Jacob

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US government files charges in $6 million My Big Coin cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme

By | 2018-01-25T14:01:45+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: Android|

On Wednesday, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) revealed that it has filed a lawsuit against the creators of My Big Coin, an alleged cryptocurrency scam that took naive investors for $6 million. The case, filed on January 16 and unsealed today, charges Randall Crater, Mark Gillespie and My Big Coin Pay,

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3 reasons the ransomware threat will continue in 2018

By | 2018-01-25T05:12:00+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: CyberSecurity|

Ransomware has been on the scene for more than a decade now, and thanks to increasingly sophisticated samples that attack victims across nearly every country, it’s become a global threat. According to CSO, ransomware has a longer history than many realize. While large-scale attacks reached the spotlight within the last handful of years, hackers

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Xiaomi Mi 6X allegedly leaks in hands-on photos

By | 2018-01-25T10:00:11+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

Xiaomi is apparently working on a successor to last year's Mi 5X, which will unsurprisingly be called Mi 6X. This model is allegedly pictured in the hands-on images you can see below, which come from two different sources. Although overall the design seems similar between the gold and black units depicted, don't take

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Alphabet launches new cybersecurity company, Chronicle, out of its X moonshot factory

By | 2018-01-24T21:18:51+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: Google|

Alphabet, the company you probably still wrongly refer to as “Google,” today announced the launch of Chronicle, new cybersecurity company that aims to give companies a better chance at detecting and fighting off hackers. Chronicle is graduating out of Alphabet’s X moonshot group and is now a stand-alone company under the Alphabet umbrella, just

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This year’s Google I/O will happen May 8-10 in Mountain View

By | 2018-01-25T02:49:04+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: Google|

Google loves a good puzzle. Each year the company tucks the first details about its annual Google I/O conference behind a puzzle or three, and this year is no different. Whereas last year’s riddle was a math-heavy logic puzzle, this year’s setup is more of an escape room. It has the user click

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