Verge (cryptocurrency)

Verge (cryptocurrency)

Verge is a decentralized, open-source cryptocurrency with a focus on anonymous transactions.

Verge is a decentralized, open-source cryptocurrency with a focus on anonymous transactions. Verge is represented by the symbol XVG and was forked from DogecoinDark.Verge was created in 2014 as DogeCoinDark. It was rebranded to Verge Currency in 2016. Verge is supported by the following partners: MindGeek, Netcents, TokenPay, Zomongo, Plank, Paycent, ExcelTrip, and ExcelPay.

An attack on the Verge blockchain occurred in early April after its launch, with differing reports on the success and scale of the exploit. Notable Vendors accepting Verge according to the Verge website include: Pornhub, Brazzers, Nutaku, Gangja.com, Crypoto Whale Clothing, TrafficJunky, PexPeppers, Fractal Visuals, and EastSide Traders.

The Verge cryptocurrency uses multiple anonymity-centric networks, like I2P and TOR, to obfuscate and make users transactions on its platform untraceable. The Verge cryptocurrency can be held within the Core QT crtyptocurrency wallet which has built in SSL encryption and TOR for privacy and security. The Verge cryptocurrency is using Dual-Key Stealth Addressing, and is working on Ring Confidential Transactions, to ensure users transactions are private and safe.

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Verge Founder Justin Sunerok Talks About the Future and Potential of XVG [Interview]

Mitchell Moos

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What is Verge [XVG]? - The REAL Privacy Coin? - #REVIEW

February 5, 2018

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By James Pero For Dailymail.com
May 20, 2020
Mail Online
The AI, which is being rolled out in tandem with a new 'Shops' feature will scan images on Facebook and use machine-learning to identify specific products, including the brand, material and more.
Kirsten Korosec
May 17, 2020
TechCrunch
The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here -- just click The Station -- to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Hi and welcome back to The Station, I'm your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. If you're interested in all the future and present ways people [...]
By James Pero For Dailymail.com
May 13, 2020
Mail Online
The level of current and former employees affected by mental health disorders was determined with the help of experts in post-traumatic and vicarious trauma according to The Verge .
Dieter Bohn
April 15, 2020
The Verge
The OnePlus 8 is available on both Verizon and T-Mobile for the first time. The OnePlus 8 Pro brings wireless charging and more. Both phones compete with Samsung's traditional dominance in different ways.
Loren Grush
April 2, 2020
The Verge
Employees at Jeff Bezos' aerospace firm Blue Origin are outraged that senior leadership is pressuring workers to travel to rural West Texas to conduct a test launch of the company's New Shepard rocket, which is designed to take wealthy tourists into space. Many employees fear that traveling might expose them to the coronavirus and inadvertently introduce COVID-19 to the residents of the rural town where there is very little infrastructure to handle an outbreak.
By Stacy Liberatore For Dailymail.com
March 24, 2020
Mail Online
Zenly, a Snapchat-owned app, has turned self-isolating into a game with its 'Stay At Home Challenge' that shows users which of their friends have spent the most inside during the coronavirus.
Justine Calma
February 19, 2020
The Verge
Jeff Bezos announced that he'll give $10 billion to activists, NGOs, and scientists taking action on climate change. The Verge spoke with leading environmental organizations and researchers about what that $10 billion could accomplish.
February 13, 2020
Moneycontrol
The app will see two major changes- a new spot for its Snap Map for iOS and Android users and a section for latest news updates.
Zoe Schiffer
February 11, 2020
The Verge
Students at Lambda School, a coding bootcamp that famously allows its enrollees to defer tuition for an income-sharing agreement (ISA), say the program hasn't delivered on its promise. Now, those students are trying to get out of those contracts -- and out of class.
January 29, 2020
WebWire
The first slate of programming includes Kara Swisher with Deepak Chopra, Stella Bugbee with Tyra Banks, and a live edition of the award-winning Pivot podcast with Swisher and Scott Galloway The Deep End by Vox Media | SXSW 2019 Vox Media is pleased to announce our return to SXSW to host the third annual The Deep End by Vox Media from Friday, March 13, through Sunday, March 15, appearing for the first time with talent and franchises from New York Magazine. SXSW attendees can join Vo...
Tom Li
January 27, 2020
IT Business
Hashtag Today is about big brother watching over UK citizens, YouTube moderators allegedly being forced into acknowledging PTSD as a health hazard, and the
IANS
January 25, 2020
The Hindu
Global professional services firm Accenture which provides content moderators for big tech firms has asked its moderators to sign a form, explicitly acknowledging that their job could cause post-traumatic stress disorder.
By James Pero For Dailymail.com
January 24, 2020
Mail Online
The waiver is the most overt acknowledgement that moderation jobs, which involve watching distributing videos that often depict violence and pedophilia, can often lead to PTSD.
Loren Grush
January 14, 2020
The Verge
Early in 2020, SpaceX became the operator of the world's largest active satellite constellation, with 180 satellites orbiting the planet. The milestone is a mere starting point for Starlink, as SpaceX wants the option to launch up to 42,000 satellites over the next decade. And the true impact of the company's nascent mega-constellation is still very much a mystery.
Andrew Ross Sorkin
January 13, 2020
www.nytimes.com
Former employees of the luggage start-up told a tech website that Steph Korey had created a toxic culture. She stepped aside. But now, she says that was a mistake.
Megan Rose Dickey
January 13, 2020
TechCrunch
Away co-founder Steph Korey, the one who stepped down as CEO following reports of her role in creating a toxic culture, is back at the helm of the luggage startup, The New York Times reports. The original plan was for Lululemon COO Stuart Haselden to take over today and, in a way, he will. Though, [...]
December 21, 2019
NPR.org
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with journalist Casey Newton, who's been writing about the working conditions of content moderators at large tech companies in a series of articles for The Verge.
Kate Clark
December 7, 2019
TechCrunch
In this week's newsletter: Vroom nabs $254M, the Away scandal and "inevitable takedown of a female CEO" and American investment overseas.
Stephanie Mlot
November 27, 2019
Geek.com
Lazy Twitter users, beware: Starting Dec. 11, the microblogging service will shutter inactive accounts and release those usernames back into the wild. Any account that has not been signed into for more than ...
Jay Peters
November 20, 2019
The Verge
Amazon's rumored cloud gaming service could arrive next year, according to CNET. The Information first reported on the service in January. Amazon's entry would compete with cloud gaming services like Google's Stadia and Microsoft's Project xCloud.
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