Facebook’s Libra Association adds crypto prime broker Tagomi

TechCrunch has learned that $28 million-funded crypto startup Tagomi will be the newest member of the Libra Association that governs the Facebook-backed Libra stablecoin. A formal announcement is slated for Friday or next week. Tagomi offers a platform that helps large traders and funds easily access cryptocurrency markets. The news ...

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New Kr00k vulnerability lets attackers decrypt WiFi packets

Image: Frank Wang Today, at the RSA 2020 security conference in San Francisco, security researchers from Slovak antivirus company ESET will present details about a new vulnerability that impacts WiFi communications. Named Kr00k, this bug can be exploited by an attacker to intercept and decrypt some type of WiFi network ...

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Chinese firms rush to bring 5G smartphones to India

India is unlikely to have any substantial coverage of 5G until at least the end of next year, with telecom operators in the country yet to participate in spectrum auction. But that hasn’t stopped Chinese vendors Oppo, Vivo, and Xiaomi from bringing 5G-enabled smartphones to the world’s second largest handset ...

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UK mobile radiation tests top out at 1.5% of safe levels

Image: Ofcom At the end of last week, the United Kingdom Office of Communications (Ofcom) released a set of testing that looked at electromagnetic energy (EME) levels from around Britain. The location with the highest total radiation level during any of the six-minute tests undertaken was London’s Canary Wharf, which ...

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In Fortnite’s new spy-themed season, more is more

In Fortnite’s new spy-themed season, more is more – TechCrunch Taylor Hatmaker @tayhatmaker / 19 hours The new season of Fortnite’s second chapter finally landed last week, shaking up a reimagined map that burst dramatically out of a black hole in the game last year. Over the weekend, we scoped ...

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Venmo prototypes a debit card for teenagers

Venmo prototypes a debit card for teenagers – TechCrunch Josh Constine @JoshConstine / 10 hours Allowance is going digital. Venmo has been spotted prototyping a new feature that would allow adult users to create for their teenage children a debit card connected to their account. That could potentially let parents ...

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