Karan Balwani

Karan is a writer who shares an undying passion for technology, books and pets. For the past 7 years, he has worked in Business Development and PR before discovering his love for the written word. He regularly posts on his blog (www.k4b6.com) and is working on his debut novel.

Robinhood, the trading app adds two new cryptocurrencies
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Robinhood, the trading app adds two new cryptocurrencies

Despite the recent slowdown faced by the cryptocurrency market, Robinhood has added Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin to its portfolio. The cryptocurrency market has faced severe crashes in recent times, Litecoin dropped by more than 64% to $77 while Bitcoin cash experienced a 72% dip, to $682 since the beginning of 2018. The …

Cryptocurrency Investors - A Prime Target for Hackers | Coindelite News
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Cryptocurrency Investors – A Prime Target for Hackers

  Cryptocurrency exchanges have boosted their overall security in the wake of cyber-attacks and scams. Cryptocurrencies collectively account for billions of dollars in the market. Starting with Bitcoin, other currencies have also received positive sentiments from investors. As the trading boom grows, a lot of new users are allocating funds …

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Mining Cryptocurrency at Home – The Challenges 

Mining cryptocurrencies used to be more straightforward. In the early days, you could mine hundreds of Bitcoins using an old Pentium 4 PC. As the mining complexity becomes difficult, more processing power is needed to mine coins. Before you start mining, here are some considerations: Initial Investment: The two most …

Bitmain to Become a Majority Stakeholder in Opera Internet Browser
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Bitmain to Become a Majority Stakeholder in Opera Internet Browser

Opera Ltd is the company behind the Opera and Opera mini browsers, which have garnered praise for impressive loading speeds and data-saving features. Opera was founded in 1994 in Norway when the internet we know today was still in its infancy. This browser was released on Microsoft Windows in 1996.  …

Pirate Bay is Moving Towards Cryptocurrency Mining to Generate Revenue
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Pirate Bay is Moving Towards Cryptocurrency Mining to Generate Revenue

Pirate Bay, one of the most prominent torrent sites in the world got accused of sourcing CPU resources from its visitors. This move was carried out as an alternative means of revenue generation. Pirate Bay employed scrips that used the visitor’s computing power to mine Monero (XMR) – A move …

vyper a new language to boost ethereum's security
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Vyper : A New Language to Boost Ethereum’s Security

Ethereum has released a new language that will be the companion to Solidity. This language is designed to be more secure making blockchain even tougher to crack. This language acts as an alternative to Solidity for developers who are looking to upgrade. Compiled into EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine) byte-code that …

Elon Musk Praises Crypto-scammers on Twitter for their “Mad Skillz”
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Elon Musk Praises Crypto-scammers on Twitter for their “Mad Skillz”

  Ever since Cryptocurrency first came into existence, there has been no shortage of scams and duping. In fact, people are conned out of thousands of dollars every day. Twitter has been a preferred place for scammers to introduce spambots that have been wildly successful in convincing users to part …