Steem Community Relaunches Platform as Hive to Make It Truly Decentralized

Steem Community Relaunches Platform as Hive to Make It Truly Decentralized

The Steem community is forking away and relaunching the platform under the Hive name, as prominent members refuse to compromise with Tron’s Justin Sun. The Steem (STEEM) community announced its intention to create a new platform in the wake of the controversy with Justin Sun. According to a blog post published on March 18, the new platform, named Hive, will launch on March 20.The new platform will initially be launched as an exact code…

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Steem Community Stands Its Ground Amid Tron Takeover

Steem Community Stands Its Ground Amid Tron Takeover

In what seems as one of the biggest crypto dramas of 2020, community seems to have the upper hand. The scandal surrounding the Steem blockchain continues to unfold. After juggernaut exchanges Binance, Huobi and Poloniex were heavily criticized by community members for allegedly mobilizing customer deposits to take over the network, two of those firms announced they were backing off. Meanwhile, Tron CEO Justin Sun, who has recently acquired Steemit — the startup behind the…

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Ex-Employees Sue Tron’s Justin Sun for $15M Over Alleged Harassment

Ex-Employees Sue Tron’s Justin Sun for $15M Over Alleged Harassment

Two former employees at BitTorrent have sued Tron founder and CEO Justin Sun for alleged labor violations and harassment. Two former employees at BitTorrent, the peer-to-peer torrent client acquired by Tron in 2018, have sued Tron founder and CEO Justin Sun for alleged labor violations and harassment.Unsealed court documents filed in California on Oct. 28 reveal that plaintiffs Lukasz Juraszek, 28, and Richard Hall, 50, are seeking $15 million in damages against Rainberry Inc….

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Tron to Dedicate Conference to Deceased Basketball Star Kobe Bryant

Tron to Dedicate Conference to Deceased Basketball Star Kobe Bryant

The Tron Foundation will dedicate its 2020 niTROn Summit to Kobe Bryant, an American NBA superstar who passed away in a helicopter crash on Sunday. The Tron Foundation will dedicate its 2020 niTROn Summit to Kobe Bryant, an American NBA superstar who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday.Bryant, a “member of the Tron Family” who is known for participating in Tron’s events, died at age 41 in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles…

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Pornhub Adds Tether Stablecoin as New Crypto Payment Option

Pornhub Adds Tether Stablecoin as New Crypto Payment Option

Adult entertainment website Pornhub has added a new crypto payment option after PayPal had abruptly stopped servicing its models in late 2019. Adult entertainment website Pornhub has added a new cryptocurrency payment option after PayPal had abruptly stopped servicing its models in late 2019.According to a Jan. 23 blog post, Pornhub now supports Tether (USDT) — a major United States dollar-pegged stablecoin — to allow instant and zero-fee payments via the crypto wallet and…

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