Robocallers have upped their scam game and they’re after your crypto

Professional scam organizations are targeting cryptocurrency users following the collapse of FTX, initiating millions of automated calls and text messages in an attempt to swindle information and funds. Clayton LiaBraaten, senior executive adviser at Truecaller — an app that helps identify scam callers and messages — spoke to Cointelegraph,  scammers often closely follow crypto news […]

Twitter quietly adds BTC and ETH price indexes to search function

Twitter has added a new crypto feature that enables Twitter users to search the price of Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) simply by typing “Bitcoin” or “Ethereum” into the search tab.  The Elon Musk-led social media platform didn’t announce the new feature to the public. However, the Documenting Bitcoin account was one of the first […]

Crypto spam bots go silent while Musk promises to prosecute scammers

Elon Musk’s latest salvo in his war against crypto spam bots on Twitter appears to have made a real impact, with the crypto community reporting a vast reduction in the number of responses on their posts from bots.  In a Dec. 11 post, the Twitter CEO hinted that “bots are in for a surprise tomorrow” […]

Line shuts down crypto exchange to focus on blockchain and LN token

The Japanese messaging giant Line has decided to shut down its cryptocurrency exchange business amid the ongoing crypto winter. Line-owned crypto exchange Bitfront officially announced on Nov. 27 a plan to completely close down the platform by March 2023. According to the statement, the closure was driven by the continued cryptocurrency bear market and other […]

Twitter closes offices, staff resign while users eye decentralized options

Elon Musk has been shaking the Twitter tree since he took over the micro-blogging platform in late October. His latest move has resulted in an exodus of employees and office closures. Earlier this week, Musk issued an emailed ultimatum to Twitter staff saying that they need to commit to “working long hours at high intensity,” […]