AppCoins to launch Aptoide sidechain feature

A successful European app store Aptoide with 200 million unique users will enable sidechain feature on June 15
28 May 2018   1827

AppCoins ecosystem is releasing Aptoide with sidechain/payments channels on June 15. This "Knuth release" follows the footsteps of the previous "Gosling release". As the Gosling release introduced a first glance at an Aptoide app store, the Knuth is going to complement the Gosling with sidechain/payments channels.

While these 2 features will allow scalability of the AppCoins ecosystem as a whole, the release will include the first support of apps vetting using AppCoins reputation system. In the long run, the ecosystem is envisioned to be formed by a community of app stores that adopt the AppCoins cryptocurrency.

At the moment of publication, AppCoins market characteristics are as follows:

Average price 0.316094 USD
Market cap 31,626,568 USD
Volume (24H) 978,747 USD

Bittrex to Go For Maintenance After 1/3 Funds Moved

Users suspects hack, but exchange says "funds are safe"
05 December 2019   96

The Bittrex cryptocurrency exchange has announced scheduled maintenance today, December 5, from 22:00 to 23:00 (GMT). On the eve, a third of its assets were transferred to an unknown wallet.

During maintenance, users will not be able to log into the system or use the APIs. Trading will be suspended.

On December the 4th, populat Twitter account posted that "43,564 #BTC (313,074,134 USD) transferred from Bittrex to unknown wallet." Users suspected that the exchange was hacked, but the exchange . 

Closures for scheduled maintenance only heightened suspicion. However, the Bittrex team assures that "that claim is false."