• Paxful bitcoin Russia
    Bitcoin,  Regulation

    Crypto traders, scams grow in Russia

    Peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange Paxful has seen tremendous growth in Russian users in the past year, while cybersecurity firms suggest the scam market is also blooming

    According to peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange Paxful, new users grew 365% from May to May, with revenues up 350%. That hasn’t been hampered by the pandemic, with second quarter revenues up an average of 42% per month and July set to surpass that. At the same time cybersecurity provider Qrator Labs reported a spike in new cryptocurrency scams in Russia.

  • PewDiePie hooking up with Nimses
    Media

    PewDiePie endorsement brings controversy to kooky blockchain company

    The YouTuber’s endorsement brought a big bump in users, but also accusations of privacy violations

    YouTube superstar and occasional anti-Semite PewDiePie stirred up another blockchain-based controversy by endorsing a cryptocurrency-powered social media app that describes itself in terms usually reserved for failed philosophy PhD’s or Jim Jones wannabes.