Musk, Biden, and Apple Official Twitter Accounts Hacked in Bitcoin Scam – July 16

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Current Bitcoin Price:Β $9,088

Bitcoin price has fallen 1% today, where it appears to be holding below the $9,100 mark.

Top-20 altcoins have mostly performed poorly, with both Ethereum and XRP falling 3%, while Tezos takes the largest hit with a 6% loss. Huobi Token is the day’s only gainer, rising 1%.

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πŸ‘‰ Musk, Biden, and Apple Official Twitter Accounts Hacked in Bitcoin Scam

Elon Musk, Joe Biden, Apple and many other official Twitter accounts were hacked today, subsequently being used to spread a Bitcoin-stealing scam.

Each of the accounts posted a Bitcoin wallet address, promising to double any payments made to the address – a very common scam.

Jeff Bezos, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Barack Obama, and Bill Gates were among several other accounts which were also hacked.

πŸ‘‰ Gemini Partners with Brave Browser for Trading and Wallet Support

Gemini has partnered with Brave, in a wallet and exchange integration which makes it easier for users to buy, sell and store cryptocurrencies within the Brave Browser.

This has been made possible through the Gemini Trading Widget, which is immediately available through Brave’s Nightly version, and will soon be available in the general browser release.

πŸ‘‰ Samsung Adds Support for Stellar Blockchain in Galaxy Phones

Samsung has added support for Stellar in the Samsung Blockchain Keystore app, making it the fifth currency supported on the company’s Galaxy phones.

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Tron, and Klaytn are already supported by the app, which enables users to safely store their private keys on their mobile phone.