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Electrum Imposter Shuts Down Website after Being Exposed as ‘Bitcoin-Stealing Malware’

Copycat bitcoin wallet service “Electrum Pro” has shut down its website after the company it was attempting to impersonate released evidence demonstrating its software was “bitcoin-stealing malware.” As CCN reported, the team behind Electrum (electrum.org) — a popular lightweight bitcoin wallet that has been around since 2011 — released evidence …

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Nvidia Made $289 Million from Cryptocurrency Mining in Q1

Nvidia, the world’s largest GPU Manufacturer, posted their earnings call for the first quarter and reported revenue of $3.21 Billion, which was more than the estimates of $2.89 Billion.  According to the report, the company made $289 Million — 9% of their total revenue — from sales to cryptocurrency miners. …

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Huawei to Debut Bitcoin Wallet BTC.com in Mobile Payments Push

Amsterdam- and Beijing-based BTC.com has made history by becoming the first bitcoin wallet to debut on no. 2 smartphone maker Huawei’s recently-launched app store. A joint censorship effort between the Chinese government and telecom companies has blocked the Google App Store to Android mobile users amid what’s been dubbed “China’s …

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‘Flippening’ Between Bitcoin & Ethereum Will Happen in 2018: Roger Ver

Bitcoin cash promoter Roger Ver believes BCH will one day overtake BTC to become the world’s most valuable cryptocurrency. But before that happens, he believes ethereum will take bitcoin’s crypto-crown. Ver, once known as “Bitcoin Jesus,” told The Independent that so-called technologically superior cryptocurrencies like ethereum and bitcoin cash will …

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The Planet Uranus Told This Ex-NFL Star to Buy Bitcoin — and He Listened

Ricky Williams is a former NFL star, and now he’s looking to the stars for investment advice. It’s not unusual for professional athletes to turn to financial services after earning millions of dollars in their career and looking for ways to manage it. For Williams, a former Heisman Trophy winner, …

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Augur Price Rallies 10%, Defies Market Downturn After Binance Listing

The Augur price (REP) saw huge gains Friday after Binance listed the token for trading. In wake of the down market for cryptocurrency, Augur is the only top-100 coin or token to post a 10% gain over USD for the day. Augur’s trade volume has ballooned roughly 1900% since May …

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