Darkode, which is a notorious cybercrime forum, indicated that it is ready to resume operations after numerous arrests and a government takedown. According to a forum status post earlier in the week, most of the Darkode staff is still intact, along with several senior members. The post also indic...
Is Bitcoin the New Gold in the Financial Markets?
Gold prices have been steadily tumbling in the past few weeks, more so recently after the Chinese re
Delivering Medicinal Marijuana by Drone
After eBay first released the idea of making deliveries via drones, many companies started to follow this same method. Now a San Francisco-based company announced its plans to deliver bitcoin-purchased medicinal cannabis to customers via drone. A startup named Trees has unveiled a plan to start d...
Bitcoin Malware Attacks Declined This Year, Says Kaspersky
According to a new report by Kaspersky Lab, an online security company, bitcoin malware has still been circulated for the year but the number of attacks has declined. These attacks usually come in the form of malicious emails that encrypt ransomware on computers and demand bitcoin payments to unlock...
Bitcoin Experts Convene in Bretton Woods to Discuss Cryptocurrency's Future
A group of bitcoin experts will be convening in Bretton Woods to discuss current cryptocurrency trends and where it might be in the future. Among this panel are Victoria van Eyk, ChangeTip’s vice president of community development, Jinyoung Lee Englund from the Digital Currency Council, and Michae...
Costas Inc. Announces New Agreement for Digital Currency Transactions
Cypress-based digital media company Costas Inc. (OTC PINK: CSSI) has announced a new set of terms for Original Share Exchange Agreement with AuthentaTrade Inc., an Alberta-based digital currency exchange. The initial agreement would have brought Costas 48% of the AuthentaTrade shares in exchange ...
Canadian Senator Cautions on Bitcoin
In a personal blog post titled Bitcoin: Madness or Innovation?, Canadian Senator Celine Hervieux-Payette has advised a cautionary approach to Bitcoin as it is prone to frauds and other illegal uses. The Senator, who is the Deputy Chair of Banking, Trade and Commerce posted on twitter that “#Bit...
Tokyo Police Suspects Mt. Gox CEO for Committing Account Frauds
The Tokyo Metropolitan Police is reportedly charging former Mt. Gox CEO, Mark Karpeles, on suspicions of committing account frauds. “The Tokyo Department, after finding all the evidences, is planning to file a case against Mark Karpeles,” reported Nikkei, a Japanese daily. “There are suspic...
Gaming on the Blockchain: SoG Preview
So far, all of the games featured on Gaming on the Blockchain were already published and available for you to play. Such reviews are important for consumers lacking the time to try everything on the market to sort the good from the bad, but the emergent nature of this industry means most projects ar...
Adam Back: How Blockchain Can Prevent a Banking Crisis
Trust in the financial industry has weakened since the worst of the global recession in 2008 and again during the Greek debt crisis. For some experts, the current system is no longer appropriate and there may be a need to explore new technologies like the blockchain when it comes to preventing anoth...
Bitcoin Price Breaks to the Downside; What We're Looking at Now
In yesterday evening's twice-daily bitcoin price watch piece, we suggested that we were looking for some volatility during the Asian session through which we could get in and out of the markets according to our breakout strategy. We also suggested that – if action did not present us with this vola...
SoundCloud: What Blockchain Technology Can Do for Music Copyrights
Blockchain technology has been tapped for its various applications in record-keeping, be it for digital files or banking-related databases. Can the underlying technology behind bitcoin also be used to streamline intellectual property rights in the music industry? In particular, a public ledger co...
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