Microsoft Finally Refunds 12-Year-Old’s $1,300 Xbox Live Spending Spree – CCN Markets

Microsoft has issued a refund to a 12-year-old child with ADHD who spent over $1,300 on Xbox One video games without his parents’ knowledge. | Source: Shutterstock Microsoft has finally refunded more than 100 purchases made by a 12-year-old gamer from the UK. The child, who had been diagnosed with ADHD and exhibits symptoms of […]

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Australian Coder Warns Users of Lightning Network’s Vulnerabilities

Australian software programmer and Bitcoin’s (BTC) Lightning Network coder Rusty Russell warned users that “security issues have been found in various Lightning projects which could cause loss of funds.” Urgent update recommended On Aug. 30, Russell published a tweet urging LN nodes operators to update their software as soon as possible. According to the message, […]

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Philippines’ Largest Bank, UnionBank, Launches its Own Cryptocurrency

UnionBank has released a digital currency dubbed PHX. According to the Philippine Star, the Bank will use the Stable coin to carry out transactions via the Blockchain. Aside from being the biggest bank in the Philippines, the financial establishment is now the first in the archipelagic country to develop a cryptocurrency. The bank joins other […]

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College Athletes Move a Step Closer to Getting the Money They Deserve – CCN Markets

The NCAA has been taking advantage of student athletes for years. Thanks to California Senator Nancy Skinner, that could soon be changing. | Source: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports Payday could finally be coming for some college athletes. California Senator Nancy Skinner just tweeted that her SB 206 bill won unanimous approval from the Assembly […]

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Continental Unveils Demo Earning App for Blockchain-Based Car Platform

Automotive supplier Continental has unveiled an application called Earn As You Drive, which uses blockchain technology to monetize car user information. Parking space data for digital currency Forbes reported the news on Aug. 29. Per the report, Continental has partnered with tech firm Hewlett Packard Enterprise and open source network provider Crossbar.io to create Earn […]

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Telegram’s Blockchain Will Be Compatible With Ethereum: Source

Telegram’s new blockchain project will be compatible with ethereum, according to a tech startup building tools for the network. The messaging company is expected to release the code to run a node on the Telegram Open Network (TON) on Sunday, allowing users to trial its project in advance of the project’s expected mainnet launch on […]

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