/ EasyJet says 9 million travel records taken in data breach

EasyJet, the U.K.’s largest airline, said hackers have accessed the travel details of 9 million customers.

More on TechCrunch2020-05-19

/ Explaining Skew when Considering BTC at 36,000 USD

In both crypto and traditional options markets, you may have heard market participants discuss the level of skew exhibited.

More on Deribit Insights2020-05-18

/ Bringing Digital Assets Mainstream

How Bakkt is making digital assets like airline miles, loyalty points, and cryptocurrencies more accessible, useful, and trusted

More on Bakkt2020-05-18

/ Alibaba's Jack Ma bails from SoftBank's board

Japanese Uber-investor refreshing board as Ma heads off to do good works

More on The Register2020-05-18

/ Bitcoin's halving breathes life into CME's options product with new accounts rapidly growing

Trading volumes and open interest in CME Group's bitcoin options product has surged since the event last Monday, which saw the number of bitcoins produced with each transaction block falling from 12.5 BTC to 6.25 BTC (effectively cutting new coin issuance in half)

More on The Block2020-05-17

/ Tales from the crypt-oh: Nvidia accused of concealing $1bn in coin-mining GPU sales as gaming revenue

Lawsuit filed by shareholders who thought chip biz was onto something long-term rather than serving a fad

More on The Register2020-05-16

/ Europol Dismantles InfinityBlack Hacking Group

The hacking group consisted of three teams: developers who created tools to test the quality of the stolen data, testers who carried out the quality analysis, and project managers who sold subscriptions in exchange for cryptocurrency.

More on Darknetlive2020-05-14

/ Bitcoin's correlation to stocks has declined significantly

Bitcoin’s correlation to stock index S&P 500 has declined significantly, hinting that the two asset classes no longer move in the same direction. The correlation between bitcoin and S&P 500, measured via BTC/USD on Coinbase and S&P 500 futures, has touched a two-month low.

More on The Block2020-05-14

/ Reddit to launch Ethereum-based tokens for cryptocurrency and Fortnite subreddits

The two tokens, one named $MOONS and other $BRICKS, will be issued to members of the subreddits /r/Cryptocurrency and /r/FortniteBR, respectively, as part of Reddit's new initiative called "Community Points."

More on The Block2020-05-13

/ TikTok’s handling of child privacy gets another watchdog’s attention

As it is, millions of children and teenagers all over the world are sharing their videos on the social media app, the DPA said. It’s grown to be a particularly important tool for staying in touch and spending time with friends, particularly during the coronavirus crisis. But what kind of danger is it exposing our children to?

More on Naked Security2020-05-13

/ Telegram founder Pavel Durov says the firm's TON blockchain project is 'over'

The Securities and Exchange Commission sued Telegram last fall in an effort to halt the distribution of TON tokens to U.S. investors.

More on The Block2020-05-13

/ Congress May Hand Bill Barr the Keys to Your Online Life

Against the backdrop of the coronavirus crisis, our unaccountable surveillance state is set to expand.

More on The New Republic2020-05-12