Cryptocurrency

Google CEO spars with lawmakers on bias, privacy

Report: Google Hosted Malware App that Steals Cryptocurrency

Google reportedly hosted a “malware” app on its Google Play store that stole users’ cryptocurrency, leading tech site Ars Technica to claim the company “can’t be trusted to proactively keep malware out of Play.”

Playboy quits Facebook over data privacy scandal

Playboy Sues Cryptocurrency Company

Playboy is suing cryptocurrency company Global Blockchain Technologies for allegedly failing to “uphold an agreement,” involving a plan to offer “vice industry tokens” to purchase access to adult entertainment on Playboy’s platform.

The Associated Press

Google Bans Cryptocurrency Mining from Google Chrome Extensions

Refinery29, a media and entertainment company focused on young women, “blurs the lines” with how they promote sponsored content, becoming the outlet which is “pushing the boundaries the most,” with controversial tactics that even target its own employees, according to a report.

A picture taken on February 6, 2018 shows a visual representation of the digital crypto-currency Bitcoin, at the "Bitcoin Change" shop in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv. / AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Why Bitcoin Is in a Downward Spiral

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) continues to slide, with the decentralized digital currency suffering its most dramatically bearish market movements since 2014.

The Associated Press

China Gears Up for Digital Currency Launch in 2019

Outgoing People’s Bank of China governor Zhou Xiaochuan held a press briefing on Thursday in which he dropped a few hints about the launch of China’s new digital currency, known as “DCEP” for Digital Currency Electronic Payment.