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Apple’s AirDrop leaks users’ PII, and there’s not much they can do about it

Enlarge Apple AirDrop, the feature that allows Mac and iPhone users to wirelessly transfer files between devices, is leaking user emails and phone numbers, and there’s not much anyone can do to stop it other than to turn it off, researchers said. AirDrop uses Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Energy to establish direct connections with nearby …

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Solana (SOL) hits new highs as DApps, DeFi and stablecoins join the network

The arrival of institutional investors and the rise of decentralized finance (DeFi) has been an incredible boon for the entire cryptocurrency sector but it has also highlighted a number of persistent limitations that many blockchain networks encounter when faced with surges in activity and the need to scale.   High fees and slower transaction times on …

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Solana (SOL) price rises as airdrops attract new users to the network

Over the past six months blockchain projects that have issued token airdrops have re-emerged. Most notably, the airdrops by Uniswap (UNI) and MEME will be remembered as recipients were rewarded with gains ranging from $20,000 to $600,000 simply for holding the tokens. One Ethereum (ETH) competitor that has seen numerous projects launch with airdrops in the …

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Another day, another airdrop: Power DeFi users can now claim Stake DAO tokens

Active decentralized finance (DeFi) users woke up yesterday to yet another “airdrop” of governance tokens, this time courtesy of self-described “multi-service platform” Stake DAO — but, due to the unique distribution method and some bugs in the rollout, eligible users might want to claim their tokens sooner rather than later.  In an introductory post to …

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XRP price still stagnant despite incoming Flare Network airdrop

While Bitcoin (BTC) has hogged the majority of the mainstream limelight when it comes to the recent bullish action seen in the crypto market, the altcoin XRP has also surged over the past month, breaking out of a multiyear downtrend to regain some previously lost momentum. For example, in March, the price of XRP against …

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iPhone exploit gave hackers control over WiFi without your input

Chris Velazco/Engadget Many security exploits require at least some kind of interaction on your part, but that wasn’t true for an iPhone exploit earlier this year. As Ars Technica reports, Google Project Zero researcher Ian Beer has detailed an iOS 13 exploit that let someone remotely control a device over WiFi using a “zero-click” attack …

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XRP Price Climbed 123% in 30 Days, Spark Token Airdrop Pushes Value Higher

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/387425″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”https://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/bitcoin-wallet-banner-11.png” alt width=”728″ height=”90″></a></div><strong>During the course of the week digital currency markets have seen colossal gains and one crypto asset, in particular, <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/XRP” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>XRP</a>, has jumped significantly in value over the last seven days. The distributed ledger …

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Slow and Empty Blocks With a Mysterious Message – ABC’s New Chain Off to a Rocky Start

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/411174″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”https://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/daw_1456x360-53.jpg” alt width=”1456″ height=”360″></a></div><strong>On November 15, 2020, the Bitcoin Cash blockchain experienced a network upgrade and a bifurcation of the chain as well. While the Bitcoin Cash network continued on smoothly, the ABC pro infrastructure funding plan (IFP) side of the …

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Hash Watch: Kraken Announces BCH Fork Plans, Bitcoin ABC Reveals Two-Pronged Effort

Iran’s New Crypto Law Requires Miners to Sell Bitcoin Directly to Central Bank to Fund Imports Iran has reportedly revised the country’s cryptocurrency regulation to require licensed bitcoin miners to sell their coins directly to the central bank for use to fund imports. Iran’s Revised Crypto Law The Iranian government has amended its cryptocurrency regulation …

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Hash Watch: 73% of Bitcoin Cash Blocks Mined With BCHN, Poloniex Launches Fork Futures

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/387399″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/wb_728x180-33.jpg” alt width=”728″ height=”180″></a></div><strong>The Bitcoin Cash (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>) upgrade is 21 days away and there’s a possibility the blockchain may bifurcate on November 15. On Sunday, October 25, statistics show that 731 out of the last 1,000 …

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