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Five people, traveling alone and allowed to use only one payment method, race from Toronto to Las Vegas -- who would win? Competitor Amelie Arras thinks she can... with bitcoin. Also read: The Crypto Bar: What Is Bitcoin Cash? Join the Bitsonline Telegram channel to get the latest Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and tech news updates: https://t.me/bitsonline 2,300 Mile Payments … [Read more...] about Can Bitcoin Beat Other Payments in a Race From Toronto to Vegas?
In a significant move for Japanese cryptocurrency patriotism, exchange bitFlyer has added Monacoin (MONA) trading to its platform. The homegrown altcoin has a low-key but devoted following in Japan's mining and online gaming community. Also read: The Crypto Bar: What Is Bitcoin Cash? Join the Bitsonline Telegram channel to get the latest Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and tech … [Read more...] about BitFlyer Adds Monacoin, Japan’s Cult Cryptocurrency
Logging practices at VPN providers are in the spotlight again, after PureVPN's records were used to help arrest a U.S. man for stalking. That's despite the company claiming not to keep logs or monitor what its customers do online. Also read: Xapo Says It Will Support Both Chains After S2X Bitcoin Fork Join the Bitsonline Telegram channel to get the latest Bitcoin, … [Read more...] about US Man Arrested After Foreign VPN Provider Hands Over Logs
Earlier this week, Pentest Partners revealed problems that affect several Bluetooth LE devices. Their security demonstration focused on the Hush, a new Bluetooth connected butt-plug, but extends to many other, similar devices. Much to customers' dismay, it turns out that the Hush isn't as quiet over the air -- as most would prefer it to be. Also read: Bitcoin.org ‘Denounces’ … [Read more...] about Bluetooth Vulnerability Turns High-End Sex Toys Into Tracking Devices