In recent months, an increasing number of engineers and developers announced that they are leaving established Silicon Valley tech companies in search for new opportunities in the world of blockchain and crypto. Firms like Facebook, Apple, Google, Netflix, and Amazon are all viewed as target companies for most engineers. However, even these giants are rapidly
News An Ethereum developer is claiming the state-backed petro (PTR) cryptocurrency, a plaything to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, has taken substantial amounts of its newly published whitepaper from Dash (DASH). Indeed, at least at first glance, it does appear there are close similarities between the altcoin and the world’s first national cryptocurrency. Also read: Bitcoin
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Technology & Security Google has announced a number of upcoming changes concerning the development of new extensions for Chrome. Users of the web browser will soon benefit from improved security and better protection against malware including hidden miners and tools used to steal cryptocurrency. Also read: A Guide to Building Your Own Crypto Mining Rig
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Advertisement People need to rethink before bragging about owning a lot of bitcoin in a public forum, as this might give way for scammers to target them, says a Google executive, who fights email frauds and abuses. Speaking to CNBC, Mark Risher said that there has been an increase in attacks against people who hold cryptocurrencies
This article was originally posted on Cointelegraph – an independent publication covering cryptocurrency, the blockchain, decentralized applications, the internet of finance and the next gen web. Hodler’s Digest: Bakkt announces physical BTC futures, Google takes a second look at its crypto-ad ban To read more from Cointelegraph follow this link.