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Blockchain scaling infrastructure Celer Network joins 500 Startups accelerator

Celer Network, the blockchain scaling platform has announced today that it was selected to be one of the final 22 teams joining 500 Startups’ latest accelerator batch in San Francisco. As a leading venture capital firm, 500 Startups has 2,000+ companies spanning over 60 countries. The four-month accelerator program includes …

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Cryptocurrency Skeptics Challenged: $1 Million Bet Crypto Outperforms S&P 500

Morgan Creek Digital Assets issued a $1 million challenge that the fund’s cryptocurrency index would outperform the S&P 500 over the next decade. Founded by Anthony Pompliano and other crypto bulls, the challenge is the perfect opportunity for cryptocurrency doomsayers to “put their money where their mouth is.” In a …

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500 Million Users Affected Every Month By Pirates to Mine Cryptocurrency

Experts at AdGuard have suggested that the new phenomenon that has seen a couple of sites caught using website visitor’s CPU power to mine cryptocurrency, may in fact be a bigger issue than first believed. First there was illegal torrent site, The Pirate Bay, that was shown to be secretly …

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Cryptocurrency Mining Websites Attract 500 Million Monthly Visitors, According to Report

Half a billion people are making monthly visits to websites that may be secretly hijacking the processing power of their computers to mine cryptocurrency, security researchers recently warned. Experts at AdGuard reported that 220 of the world’s most popular websites are running cryptocurrency mining scripts. Many of these sites contain …

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500 Mn PC Users Unknowingly Contribute To Mining Cryptocurrency

Computer hardware is costly, and so is mining cryptocurrency these days. Skipping these hardware issues, miners have now found a new way of mining, by attaching parasite-scripts to various websites. According to an adblocking firm AdGuard, almost 220 popular websites are currently home to these parasite-scripts. Interestingly, almost half-a-billion users …

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Over 500 Million PCs Are Secretly Mining Cryptocurrency, Researchers Reveal

Over 500 million people are inadvertently mining cryptocurrencies through their computers after visiting websites that are running background mining software, researchers have discovered. Research by ad blocking firm AdGuard found 220 popular websites with an aggregated audience of half a billion people use so-called crypto-mining scripts when a user opens …

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500 million PCs are being used for stealth cryptocurrency mining online

A new report suggests hundreds of websites have taken The Pirate Bay’s lead and are now using visitor PCs to mine cryptocurrency without the consent of users. A month or so ago, torrent search website The Pirate Bay raised concern among the community as visitors noticed their CPU usage surged …

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New $500 Million Hedge Fund Will Focus on Cryptocurrency

Mike Novogratz, the hedge fund manager formerly associated with Fortress Investment Group, has called digital currencies “the largest bubble of our lifetimes,” according to Bloomberg. Because “prices are going to get way ahead of where they should be,” Novogratz believes that “you can make a whole lot of money on …

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Macau company aims to raise $500 million in ICO despite China ban

Macau gaming company Dragon Corp. is looking to raise half a billion dollars through an initial coin offering (ICO), in an effort to integrate blockchain technology into the world’s largest gambling market. The tokens issued in the ICO would be utilized by VIP junket operators, which are middlemen who act …

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Bitcoin Price Loses $500 Amidst Confusion Over Chinese Regulations

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Bitcoin price gave up $500 in the last two days, the second time this has occurred in what appears to be a rollercoaster response to recent actions by Chinese regulators. The price lost 1.61% in the last …

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