Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology recently announced a breakthrough in one of the most important aspects of cryptography, the generation of random numbers. The experimental new technique could have vast cybersecurity implications. Behind the digital veil of 1s and 0s that electronically run the modern world, random numbers are sequenced hundreds […]
Amazon has been awarded a patent for a “streaming data marketplace,” where information, including the identities of parties involved in cryptocurrency transactions, may one day be sold. As new details continue to emerge in the ongoing scandal over consulting firm Cambridge Analytica’s acquisition of some Facebook user data, many netizens are expressing dismay over the […]
Pay your taxes ya filthy animals…In today’s Crypto Minute: Ian Balina was hacked; Mastercard throws their Blockchain hat into the ring; Coinbase acquires Earn.com for $120 million! Popular ICO Investor Ian Balina Hacked According to CrowdFund Insider, Popular ICO investor and YouTube influencer Ian Balina has reported on Twitter, Telegram, and Instagram that he has been […]
Massive Korean manufacturer Samsung is exploring blockchain technology solutions for its vast global supply chain. Samsung, the South Korean multinational conglomerate, is exploring how blockchain technology can create new business deliverables for its overall supply chain. With global demand spread out across a planet-wide supply chain worth tens of billions of dollars per year, Samsung’s […]
On Tuesday the office of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent letters to 13 cryptocurrency exchanges requesting information on “their operations, use of bots, conflicts of interest, outages, and other key issues.” The AG also launched the Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative. UPDATED | April 17, 2018: “With cryptocurrency on the rise, consumers in New […]
Ian Balina, a cryptocurrency investor and advisor, was reportedly hacked for more than $2 mln in crypto while doing a live stream on his YouTube channel Sunday, April 15, that he advertised as “Hacking the System.” ICO Review Live Stream – April 15, 2018 https://t.co/M77FDe40OA pic.twitter.com/6o29bR9216 — Ian Balina (@DiaryofaMadeMan) April 16, 2018 Watching the […]
IRS claims less than 100 people have claimed their cryptocurrency holdings on their taxes so far, top 5 cryptocurrency price changes, and more! The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has claimed that as of April 13, 2018, less than 100 individuals have reported capital gains from cryptocurrency holdings. Image from Devrim Pinar. Less than 0.05 Percent Of U.S. […]
It turns out, Vitalik wasn’t exactly joking. Sure, that might be what most people thought when ethereum’s creator published a controversial proposal on April Fool’s Day, but the post has prompted a very real, very serious conversation about whether the underlying economics of the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency should be altered. In fact, in the weeks since […]
This past week, Coinsecure lost a little more than $3 million worth of BTC from its bitcoin wallet. Reports indicate that Coinsecure’s CEO is asking the New Delhi police to seize the passport of the exchange’s chief security officer, who is suspected of masterminding the theft. If unable to recover the cryptocurrency, Coinsecure plans to […]
Bermuda’s financial regulators request public comment on new AML law affecting cryptocurrencies, Blockchain Capital raises $150 million, top 5 cryptocurrency price changes, and more! The Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) is seeking public feedback on a proposed anti-money laundering law that would regulate cryptocurrency activity within Bermuda. Image from Roman Stetsyk. Bermuda Financial Regulator Seeks Public Comment on […]
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