If Instragram and Yelp had a blockchain-baby — it would be this app for foodies

Munchee, an app for foodies that feels like a combo of Instagram and Yelp, is adding blockchain technology to fight review manipulation. The MUN token will soon be available to provide incentives for users to participate in a decentralized review ecosystem designed to give real reviews a fair shake. Centralized reviews can be manipulated. A …

Facebook phishing scam says you’re a ‘Trusted Contact.’ Don’t believe it

If you get a message from a Facebook Friend telling you they urgently need your help accessing their account — pause, because someone’s trying to use Facebook security against you. Access Now yesterday revealed details of the phishing scam that has apparently claimed a few victims recently. It’s basically an attempt to con you into …

Crypto-mining with renewable energy: the solution for Blockchain’s carbon footprint

It has been well-documented that popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum combined use more energy than Iceland, Syria and Jordan. The good news though, is that this is driving crypto-miners to use clean energy, lowering costs, helping the planet and even generating profit. Mining is the process by which new crypto coins are created. Unlike …