Bitcoin, born from the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) of 2007-08, is now outperforming stocks and gold. With the bitcoin halving event scheduled to take place in 5 days, all eyes are heavily focussed on bitcoin, an asset that has only 21 million bitcoins in existence.
The number of bitcoin ATM locations has been growing rapidly amid nationwide lockdowns and the coronavirus crisis. With hundreds of new machines added each month, there are now more than 7,700 bitcoin ATMs spread all over the world. A new bitcoin ATM operator also installed its first bitcoin machines in April.
For the second time in three months, Toll Group has become the victim of a ransomware attack that has led to the suspension of IT systems.
Melbourne, Australia-based Toll Group is a global logistics company that offers freight, warehouse, and distribution services. Toll has roughly 40,000 employees and operates a distribution network across over 50 countries.
Australia’s incumbent telco Telstra announced on Wednesday it has stepped up its DNS filtering capabilities in an effort to fight malware passing through its network.
DigiByte (DGB) was propelled into the top 30 cryptocurrencies by market cap on May 5, after recording 930% growth against the dollar in under two months. This sudden growth spurt by DigiByte is all the more surprising considering the coin is not, and has never been, listed on the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world: Binance.
Tinder is going to launch its own in-app, one-on-one video chats later this year. Match Group, the brand’s parent company, announced the feature in its earnings release today. Details are scarce, but the fact that Tinder is even going to release this feature is big news. This would be one of the largest feature introductions for the brand, and an especially impressive undertaking considering Tinder has millions of users, and video calls can be places ripe for abuse. The company couldn’t share additional details.