Daily Archives: August 21, 2019

Cryptojacking Code Found in Eleven Open Libraries, Thousands Infected

11 open-source Ruby code libraries contained cryptojacking code and were downloaded thousands of times Cointelegraph.com News

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Tether to Launch Stablecoin Pegged to Chinese Yuan

Controversial crypto platform Tether is planning on launching a Chinese Yuan-pegged stablecoin, according to reports in China today. Tether’s Fourth Stablecoin The stablecoin, which will be known as CNHT, will be the fourth stablecoin in Tether’s portfolio after ones backed to the US dollar (USDT), Euro (EURT) and the Japanese Yen (JPYT). The company’s plans were revealed by Zhao Dong, ...

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Market Update: Prices Drop as Crypto Sentiment Enters the Fear Zone

Cryptocurrency markets fell hard on August 21 following the $ 700 price drop bitcoin core (BTC) saw during the early morning trading sessions. Most digital assets have lost 2-8% in value as the overall market valuation of all 2,000+ coins has plunged to $ 263 billion. Crypto price movements have been following a trend of strong volatility, having been turbulent ...

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Bitcoin Slumps as Facebook’s Libra Continues to Get Heavy Criticism

Bitcoin is taking a hit this morning and fell over 8% to below $ 9,800. Here is the key driver. Tech giant Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) announced in June that it was going to launch its own cryptocurrency named Libra and ever since the announcement, the crypto market has been in a bit of turmoil. It attracted attention from top regulators in the ...

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Guidemaster: The best Nintendo Switch accessories you can buy in 2019

Enlarge / You can do a lot with this little guy. (credit: Jeff Dunn) Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff full of gamers and game-lovers, we’ll be serving up extra reviews, guides, interviews, and other stories all about gaming from August 19 to August 23. The Nintendo Switch is one of the most inventive pieces of consumer ...

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The World Bank’s Blockchain Bond Is Just a Fancy Way of Selling Debt

Last year the World Bank and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia announced a permissioned Ethereum-based blockchain to facilitate the end-to-end issuance of bonds between financial partners. The Bretton Woods-created financial institution hopes to make debt capital markets far more efficient with a bank-to-bank blockchain network. At the same time, the World Bank’s bond scheme has been scrutinized for corporate and ...

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Firefighter Pinyo Pukpinyo, known as ‘snake wrangler’, shows a copperhead rat snake which he caught, at a fire station i…

Firefighter Pinyo Pukpinyo, known as ‘snake wrangler’, shows a copperhead rat snake which he caught, at a fire station in Bangkok, Thailand, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun #thailand #bangkok #snake #reuters #reutersphotos Reuters (@reuters) • Instagram photos and videos

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Liam Hemsworth files for divorce from Miley Cyrus following her fling with Kaitlynn Carter

Liam Hemsworth filed for divorce from Miley Cyrus weeks after the couple announced their separation. Fox News – Breaking News Updates | Latest News Headlines | Photos & News Videos

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