Altcoins

Crypto Clash: OmiseGo Denies $150 Million Acquisition, Slams Report as Fake News

The founder of Omise — the company behind the OmiseGo cryptocurrency — denied reports that his Ethereum-based payments platform was acquired for $ 150 million by Charoen Pokphand Group, Thailand’s largest private company. Omise Founder Demands Retraction Jun Hasegawa issued an angry denial on Twitter, where he accused the crypto news website The Block of […]

Bitcoin

CoinMarketCap Concedes Fake Trading Volume Concerns Are ‘Valid’

Following a recent report by Bitwise Asset Management claiming that 95 percent of Bitcoin exchange trading volume listed on CoinMarketCap is fake, the popular market data aggregator confirmed the concerns as “valid.”  Data Inaccuracy on CoinMarketCap “Valid” CoinMarketCap is perhaps the most popular cryptocurrency market data aggregator. Having an Alexa rank of 493, it’s a […]

Altcoins

Justin Sun Brags About 1M Twitter Followers, Thousands of Which Appear Fake

It’s not just crypto exchange data that’s being manipulated. Tron Founder Justin Sun recently bragged about his popularity on Twitter, saying he was the “first one in [the] crypto world to break through 1 million” followers. Indeed, Sun’s Twitter profile displays 1.01 million followers, which surpasses those amassed by many of his peers, including chief […]

Crypto News

Fake Wasabi Bitcoin Wallet Emerges

A fake version of Wasabi wallet, probably designed to steal bitcoins, has emerged online at wasabibitcoinwallet.org. (Don’t visit that site.) Wasabi Lead Developer Exposes Fake Website According to Wasabi developer nopara73 (the only confirmed identity he has), the site is only trying to assault Windows users. Only the Windows version of the wallet is actually […]