Official Google Account Hacked to Promote Bitcoin Scam on Twitter

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In the latest in a string of cryptocurrency-related hackings on Twitter, attackers have breached an official Google account to promote a Bitcoin giveaway scam to its over 800,000 followers. Hard Fork has yet to confirm for how long the tweet remained on G Suite’s feed, but it was no less than 11 minutes. Google has […]

Blockchain Startup Hires Away Google’s Messaging Tech Leader

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Blockchain technology startup Ripple Labs Inc confirmed to Reuters on Friday that it hired Amir Sarhangi, who had been leading Google’s rollout of a new wireless messaging system, as vice president of products. San Francisco-based Ripple, which is among the most well known startups trying to capitalize on the technology that underpins cryptocurrencies, said it […]

Google Ends Cryptocurrency Ad Ban

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Google is ending its sweeping ban on cryptocurrency-related advertising and plans to allow regulated crypto exchanges to buy ads in the United States and Japan. The new policy starts in October. Google’s original restrictions, which it announced in March and rolled out in June, were intended to protect consumers and included initial coin offerings (ICOs), […]