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Tesla Hit by Hackers Who Used its Systems to Mine Cryptocurrency

Elon Musk might be able to send his personal Tesla car into space, he might change the way humanity produces and stores energy, and he might even build a colony on Mars one day. However, even this real-life...

Mining Crypto In a Browser Is a Complete Waste of Time

Malware that surreptitiously mines cryptocurrency while you browse the web is big news right now – literally in the case of news outlet Salon, which has enabled it as an opt-in feature. One thing that it certainly isn’t,...

Physical Bitcoin Mining Hardware Store Bitmart Opens in South Africa

Bitcoin might be magical internet money, but it has a very physical side in the form of the mining equipment needed to maintain the network. And if you’re someone that doesn’t like to leave an online trail or...

UNICEF Asks Gamers to Mine Cryptocurrency for Syrian Children

The invention of cryptocurrency is a revolution in modern finance but it has far reaching implications in many other fields as well. For example, a new initiative by UNICEF harnesses the power of mining to create a new...

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan on the Crypto Radar

Several Central Asian countries have taken steps to embrace cryptos one way or another. Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan are some of the less conspicuous former Soviet republics, but now they are starting to appear on the crypto radar....

Large European Power Company Will Not Sell Electricity to Crypto-Miners

This week one of Europe’s largest power companies, Enel, has announced the firm has absolutely “no interest whatsoever in selling power” to cryptocurrency miners. Also read: Dead again? In Reality Bitcoin Is Up 729% Since Last February One of...

Hooters Investor Joins the Crypto Hype: “Eating a Burger Is Now a Way to Mine!”

Companies routinely roll out new loyalty programs with much fanfare but arouse little to no excitement from investors, at least until they can show some returns. Now one Hooters franchisee has shown how to change this: just use...