2016/08/29 12:08 PM
Ethereum split fuels heated arguments, WhatsApp sides with Facebook at the expense of users, and Krypton is the world’s latest cyber-attack victim. Want to catch up on the latest tech and digital currency news? Read the stories below.
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TECH WORLD SHAKEN UP FROM SOCIAL MEDIA TO CRYPTOCURRENCY
The bitcoin competitor has split into two different forms, thanks to the recent hard fork which took place last June following a hack that saw nearly $64 million in Ether funds syphoned off. Founder Vitalik Buterin split his currency into different systems by pulling the plug and setting it across two different platforms: the new Ethereum, and what’s being called “Ethereum Classic.” Buterin believed that most users would merely switch over to the new system once the hard fork took place, but he was wrong. Many continue to revert to the old (Classic) system,…