Archive | July 13, 2018

Russian DNC Hackers Used Bitcoin to Fund Operation – CryptoSlate

CryptoSlateRussian DNC Hackers Used Bitcoin to Fund OperationCryptoSlate“Although the Conspirators caused transactions to be conducted in a variety of currencies, including U.S. dollars, they principally used bitcoin when purchasing servers, registerin…

Quantum Tunneling May Deter Powerful Crypto Mining Chips

Moore’s law states that the number of transistors in an integrated circuit doubles about every two years, and this has approximately been true up until now. Transistors are the fundamental building blocks of electronic devices; they amplify and switch electronic signals on and off. More transistors on a chip results in more processing power. However, […]

Augur Price Analysis: Innovations in market prediction

Augur, one of the Ethereum network’s most distinguished hosted projects, launched its main network on the 9th of July — adding greater robustness to the market prediction platform, and increasing the integrity of the REP token overall.

Bitcoin billionaires translate digital wealth into real-world assets – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostBitcoin billionaires translate digital wealth into real-world assetsSouth China Morning PostHer fine art gallery was probably the world’s first to accept multicurrency cryptocurrency (bitcoin, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Litecoin, Ripple, Dash and NEM), but art is just one small part of a bigger crypto brokerage – the UK’s first – that she …

What Does the Future Hold for Augur’s Prediction Market?

Following great delays and great fanfare, Augur’s decentralized prediction market has launched. One week on, an examination of the sort of wagers it’s attracted shows the ways in which the Ethereum-based project can be harnessed as well as the potential hazards. How decentralized is Augur and, if push came to shove, could the platform prove […]

Top 5 Threats Keeping Cybersecurity Professionals Up at Night

If you’d asked any cybersecurity professional around this time last year what the greatest threat to cybersecurity was, they’d have undoubtedly said ransomware. Now worth over a billion dollars a year (and rising), with attacks like WannaCry and Petya/NotPetya wreaking havoc, every expert worth their salt was planning ways to stay ahead of the hackers. […]

Someone Found a Use for Bitcoin. Russian Hackers! – WIRED

WIREDSomeone Found a Use for Bitcoin. Russian Hackers!WIREDAccording to an indictment released Friday by the DOJ, the Russian intelligence officers who orchestrated the 2016 hacks of the Democratic National Committee and Clinton campaign funded their operation using $95,000 worth of Bitcoin and other …How Bitcoin Fueled Russian HacksWall Street JournalHow Russian Spies Hid Behind Bitcoin in […]

Opinion: Here’s Why Bitcoin Price Will Soar – Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsOpinion: Here’s Why Bitcoin Price Will SoarYahoo NewsHey folks, how’s it hanging? As price has been moving sideways for the past few months, I decided to do an exercise and wonder what variables play a massive role in price changes. Not only that but make a random prediction of Bitcoin’s price at the end […]

What Is a Blockchain-Based Fantasy Sports Platform?

Finding a platform that understands and respects the community it caters to is important for sports enthusiasts who are considering joining the fantasy sports world. However, if a platform is too regulated or too complicated, fans lose interest. Additionally, the lack of a connection between fans and the athletes they “manage” also needs to be […]

Ripple Has Eye on Monopolizing India’s Finance Sector

Ripple (XRP) as announced that it wants to take over 50% of India’s finance sector by processing payments with low fees and efficient systems, according to CCN. The announcement was made at the recent Scaling and Digital Disruption in Fintech conference by Ripple Vice President Asheesh Birla, where he suggested that he saw Ripple’s digital […]