Cryptocurrency Stories April 19

An iCloud crypto wallet attack saw an estimated $650,000 worth of cryptocurrency and NFTs stolen from a trader within seconds.

While the attack relied on a sophisticated piece of phishing, it also revealed a key iCloud vulnerability with MetaMask …

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Cryptocurrency Stories April 14

Opera brings Crypto Browser to iOS with Web3 services and built-in wallet

Software company Opera today announced that it is bringing its Crypto Browser Project to iOS. The browser, which is already available for Mac, Windows, and Android, provides “user-friendly” access to Web3 services and even has a built-in crypto wallet.

Cryptocurrency Stories February 14

Super Bowl ads see Coinbase surge from #186 to #2 on US App Store as website crashes

Super Bowl ads for rival cryptocurrency apps Coinbase and FTX appear to have been successful. Data from a digital asset research company shows that the Coinbase app shot up the US App Store charts following its ad…

Cryptocurrency Stories December 25, 2021

How to buy crypto on iPhone the easy way

Learning how to buy crypto isn’t easy but has truly arrived stateside and has certainly become a viable option for getting into the cryptocurrency game on iPhone. As the bright red letters adorning the house of LeBron get pulled down and carried away into the annals of sports history, a new moniker is being readied to dawn its new mantle atop the former Staples Center. Tinsel Town will soon have a new set of shining bright lights across its beloved colosseum with the official unveil of sorts ahead of tip-off tonight when LeBron’s Lakers takes on Kevin Durant’s (and very much not Kyrie Irving’s) Brooklyn Nets. Some $700 million dollars later — a bag far larger than the one America’s favorite office supply store had to shell out 10 years prior — virtual currency giant will forcefully take its new place across the skyline in Laker nation. And its Crypto iOS app will be the mobile platform that helps propel it even deeper in to the pockets of Americans.

Cryptocurrency Stories November 10, 2021

M1 Pro MacBook Pro cryptocurrency mining ‘insanely efficient’ and profitable, but not worth it

With the new M1 Pro and M1 Max chips offering huge performance increases, a question occurred to me: Might MacBook Pro cryptocurrency mining be feasible? …

Cryptocurrency Stories April 20, 2021

Venmo cryptocurrency support coming today, with four currencies

Venmo cryptocurrency support is coming to the app today, as promised earlier in the year. Four currencies are supported initially …

Cryptocurrency Stories February 8, 2021

In 2020, big businesses and institutions really started jumping into Bitcoin. Now Tesla has invested $1.5 billion into the cryptocurrency and is working on plans to let customers pay with it when buying its EVs. While Apple often stands back and watches before stepping into something new (iPod, iPhone, etc.), I think now is the time for Apple to make its move into Bitcoin/cryptocurrency – here are four ways the company could do it and potentially disrupt the industry.

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Cryptocurrency Stories June 12, 2018

Back in March, app developer Qbix thought it had hit on a great new way to make money from its Calendar 2 app for the Mac. Instead of charging users, or including intrusive ads, it offered users access to pro features in return for allowing cryptocurrency mining in the background.

Apple quickly put a stop to that, and has now updated its app guidelines to explicitly ban background currency mining …

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Cryptocurrency Stories December 21, 2017

When you think of a cryptocurrency mining rig, it’s easy to associate it with large rigs featuring multiple GPUs in some type of air-cooled room. While that may be true, not every cryptocurrency needs hulking GPUs and rigs designed specifically with mining in mind. In fact, thanks to a handy app called MobileMiner, it’s even possible to mine certain cryptocurrency from a device as diminutive as the iPhone in your pocket. expand full story

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