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Hacker Uses Exploit to Mint 2.25 Billion Stellar Lumens
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Hacker Uses Exploit to Mint 2.25 Billion Stellar Lumens
When people think of Bitcoin they think of its limited supply. There will only ever be 21 million Bitcoin and this fact is one of the key design decisions that gives it value. Other cryptocurrencies make similar claims but it appears that, at least in the case of Stellar, the supposedly immutable code is not always as perfect as it claims to be. According to a recent report by Messari,…
Coinbase to Give Away $100 Million Worth of Stellar Lumens
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Coinbase to Give Away $100 Million Worth of Stellar Lumens
In a surprise move Coinbase has announced that it’s going to be giving away more than $100 million worth of Stellar Lumens (XLM) to users who participate in its Earn program. A generous gift to the cryptocurrency community or a shrewd move to increase demand for the protocol, it’s hard to say. In either case, here is how the program works. The Coinbase Earn Program In order to receive the…
Founder Selling Failed ICO on eBay for $60,000
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Founder Selling Failed ICO on eBay for $60,000
A 21-year old Belarusian man is now turning to eBay in hopes of finding a potential buyer for his blockchain project, Sponsy. This comes after Sponsy unsuccessfully tried to launch an ICO in the summer of 2018. Finishing product development led Sponsy to miss the ICO craze Specifically, Sponsy’s founder, Ivan Komar, has spoken out regarding the failed ICO in a recent interview with Financial Times. In it, Komar expressed…
Tezos Price Soars after Historic Blockchain Vote
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Tezos Price Soars after Historic Blockchain Vote
Tezos is a smart contract blockchain which raised $232 million from their ICO in 2017. While the news since then has not always been positive, at least as of late it looks like Tezos has been doing something right. The price in the last three days has shot up an incredible 70% leaving XTZ holders happy and everyone else wondering what Tezos has done to turn their fortune around. What…