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Google Trends Doesn’t Actually Show An Increase In The Popularity Of XRP Or TRX

We have seen a number of reports recently that discuss how Google Trends can be used to prove there is a huge demand for Ripple XRP and TRON TRX at the moment. Because of this, we decided to run a little investigation into the topic. What we see is that actually, the popularity of Ripple XRP and TRON TRX within Google searches is far too volatile report on. In essence, the data is so bouncy that in reality, the data can’t be used to support this claim that Ripple XRP and TRON TRX have grown in popularity, especially when you...

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Google Approach Cardano In Promising Move For Crypto Adoption

Cardano have recently uploaded a full report which discusses a conversation between Charles Hoskinson and a number of Google officials at their office in London. This, came about as a result of an invitation from Google to Hoskinson to come to the Google UK HQ to talk about how Cardano and Google could potentially work together to mutually benefit each others operations. You can see a full transcript and Q&A report of the meeting here- https://iohk.io/blog/iohk-make-a-visit-to-googles-london-offices/ We aren’t going to break down what Hoskinson has told Google, as all of the information can be found on the IOHK website, however...

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Report Finds That URL Shorteners May Be Enabling Crypto Jacking

A new report has found that URL shorteners could be being used to enable malicious cryptocurrency mining. If you don’t know what a URL shortener is, then you’re probably not at risk of this, however just for clarity; a URL shortener is a website that allows you to shorten a URL, this is useful for social media and emails for example. You can do this via websites such as tinyurl.com, in fact, here’s an example from their website: Turn this URL: https://www.amazon.com/Kindle-Wireless-Reading-Display-Globally/dp/B003FSUDM4/ref=amb_link_353259562_2?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIK X0DER&pf_rd_s=center-10&pf_rd_r=11EYKTN682A79T370AM3&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_p=1270985982&pf_rd_i=B002Y27P3M into this TinyURL: https://tinyurl.com/KindleWireless Coinhive, the website that allows users to embed JavaScript crypto-miners onto their own...

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Japanese Financial Services Agency Set To Shake Up Current Regulation Framework

The Financial Services Agency of Japan (FSA) are now notorious for their stance on cryptocurrency exchanges. Internationally, Japan are spearheading a movement towards cryptocurrency regulation through their regulation of cryptocurrency exchanges in the country. Within this, exchanges must meet very specific requirements and also seek approval from the FSA in order to operate. The idea behind this is to protect customers from cybercrime and to also ensure that the exchanges are protecting their customers assets. According to CCN, the FSA are now looking towards changing their regulations to allow for a greater level of customer care and protection. They aim...

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How Game Technology Can Be Used To Map Out A Future For Blockchain Technology

If you haven’t already seen, we have published a bunch of articles over the past week that discuss how similar the cryptocurrency and gaming industries really are. Within this, we have discussed various different notions and ideas, covering topics such as cryptocurrency as game play, addiction, the sociology of gaming and cryptocurrency and fandom/celebrity within gaming and cryptocurrency. This time, we are going to explore how the history of gaming technology may tell us some things about the future of blockchain technology on the whole. “When you think about it, cryptocurrency investment takes hold a similar format to a video...

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