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Cryptocurrency mining hijack targets millions of phones | Engadget Today

Cryptocurrency mining hijack targets millions of phones | Engadget Today

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The IRS demands user cryptocurrency data | Engadget Today

The agency suspects Coinbase customers aren’t declaring their cryptocurrency. Coinbase will be forced to share the financial information of 14,355 users with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), following a California federal court ruling. The move follows a year-long battle between the cryptocurrency company and the IRS, which believes a high number of customers are failing…

Samsung: Mine bitcoin with old Galaxy S5s | Engadget Today

The software is coming in a future update Samsung read the last e-waste report from Greenpeace too, and likely wasn’t too happy about the slamming it got from the organization. Which leads us to the Korean electronics juggernaut’s system for upcycling old phones. Specifically, the company rigged a bunch of them together and turned them…