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TikTok flooded by ‘Elon Musk’ cryptocurrency giveaway scams
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TikTok flooded by ‘Elon Musk’ cryptocurrency giveaway scams

The video-sharing app TikTok is inundated with a wave of fraudulent cryptocurrency giveaways, with almost all of the films professing to be themes based on Elon Musk, Tesla, or SpaceX. On social media sites like Twitter and Instagram, threat actors have been producing bogus cryptocurrency giveaways for years. These con games pose as celebrity freebies, bitcoin trades, or—more frequently—as Elon Musk or SpaceX impersonations. The con artists create a large number of websites that look like cryptocurrency exchanges or offer free cryptocurrency in exchange for user registrations. But as to be expected, these frauds just steal any cryptocurrency that consumers deposit read more TikTok flooded by Elon Musk cryptocurrency giveaway scams. Stay informed with the best cybersecurity news a...
Jack Dorsey’s Twitter alternative Bluesky reaches closed beta
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Jack Dorsey’s Twitter alternative Bluesky reaches closed beta

The former manager of Twitter has created a rival, possibly dissatisfied with what Elon Musk is doing with the network he once oversaw. Now an invite-only app, Bluesky will soon join the list of social media platforms that compete with the contentious one. Users can put their email addresses on waiting and wait for an invitation to join in the future. Only US citizens may participate in the closed beta, which is exclusively accessible through the App Store. Twitter and Bluesky are remarkably similar, right down to the timeline and profile pages. This should not come as a surprise considering that the new platform was created as a side project by Jack Dorsey when he was still the CEO of Twitter read more Jack Dorsey’s Twitter alternative Bluesky reaches closed beta.
Do You Need to Invest in All Meme Tokens to Become Rich? (1) CoinGecko’s API Free Data Problem
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Do You Need to Invest in All Meme Tokens to Become Rich? (1) CoinGecko’s API Free Data Problem

CoinGecko.com is a gateway to explore cryptocurrency data. It’s catchy and worth making your next good friend if you are interested in crypto. For quants and field researchers their API could be a plug into stream of real-time crypto-market data accessed via a number of clients (e.g. C++, NodeJs, R, Python, Java, Ruby, etc.). CoinGecko’s free API has a rate limit of 50 calls/minute. If you need to fetch data more frequently, you have three paid plans to choose from. Let’s focus for a moment on what you can get for free if you’re a Python user. Say, our project is expressed by the title of this article and you are a newbie to the crypto-world seeking for a quick way to download some data and perform calculations. What do you need? For sure it would be a list of all Meme Tokens. It w...