Did you know that one firm has been working on blockchain system development already since 2014? A lot of crypto companies launch new coins in matter of days but this one had a well prepared strategy behind it already 5 years ago. An ambitious blockchain project, ILCoin, has already launched Quantum Technology digital wallets and is publicly traded on various exchanges. I interviewed Norbert Goffa who is an executive manager at ILCoin to find out more about the project and what is happening behind the scenes. You have started your project's development already ...
Over the past few months, there are have been numerous articles reporting that millennials are among the groups most interested in cryptocurrency. According to a Feb 2019 survey from investment platform eToro, "43% of millennial respondents said they trusted cryptocurrency exchanges more than U.S. stock exchanges." (There were 1,000 total respondents in the survey, ranging from the ages of 20-65). When so many others are predicting doom for crypto, why are millennials bucking the trend and seeing a bright future for digital currency? Is it the excitement of the "Wild West" un-regulated nature of the digital currency financial markets that ...
By Posted by rescuemission and Community Contributor
What are security tokens? Hyped as the next big thing in cryptocurrency, in the last year or so security tokens have been receiving lots of attention. The battle between unchained cryptocurrency marketplaces and regulators is ongoing. It definitely pays being on the front lines to watch the drama as it plays out. Antoine Tardif is the founder of Securities.io , a security token news site that looks closely at all of the latest news, views and tales from the space. It should come as no surprise that he has been following the space closely. Antoine ...
By Posted by Stanley Brown and Community Contributor
What are security tokens? Hyped as the next big thing in cryptocurrency, lately security tokens have been receiving lots of attention. The battle between unchained cryptocurrency marketplaces and regulators is ongoing. It definitely pays being on the front lines to watch the drama as it plays out. Antoine Tardif is the founder of Securities.io , a security token news site that looks closely at all of the latest news, views and tales from the space. It should come as no surprise that he has been following the space closely. Antoine has an in-depth knowledge of ...
By Posted by Stanley Brown and Community Contributor
A 34-year-old man has admitted in federal court to manufacturing thousands of knock-off Xanax pills in the basement of his parents’ Sparks home, and selling them for millions of dollars on a dark corner of the internet. He called himself “Xanaxman.”
Many of the biggest events of 2018 will be bound together by a common theme, namely the collision of the virtual internet with the real "flesh and blood" world. This integration is likely to steer our daily lives, our economy and maybe even politics to an unprecedented degree.
Five members of the District of Columbia National Guard used the online currency Bitcoin to buy stolen credit card information and make big purchases at stores on military bases, federal prosecutors said Monday.
MedStar Health is disputing a report by the Associated Press that the hospital company knew as early as 2007 about weaknesses in its system, which led to a massive cyber attack that encrypted its files.
The hackers who locked up data on MedStar's computers this week are demanding ransom to begin unlocking it — and they're offering a bulk discount to release all of it, according to a copy of the demands obtained by the Baltimore Sun.
Hospitals are riddled with cybersecurity flaws that could let attackers break into medical devices connected to the Internet and kill patients, a team of Baltimore based researchers has concluded after a two-year investigation.
A group of researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park, are among a small number of scientists working to erase a lag between uptake of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and understanding of them.
A former Secret Service agent will plead guilty to charges connected with the theft of electronic currency during a high-profile investigation into online drug bazaar Silk Road, federal prosecutors said.
Ozzy Osbourne has endorsed soda, a cellphone and even imitation butter spread. But one product the Prince of Darkness apparently does not approve is Ozzy, the Belgian-style strong pale ale made by the Baltimore-based company The Brewer's Art. The local brewery received a cease-and-desist letter from representatives of Osbourne, the hard-rock-forefather-turned-reality-TV-star, Brewer's Art co-owner Tom Creegan said.
The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland gave us an excellent window into the concerns that world leaders have about the global economy — particularly China's shadow banking system. But while the concern may be legitimate, the expressed fear — that China will implode from the weight of the system's problems — appears overblown.
Inside a drab computer lab at the Johns Hopkins University, a team of researchers is trying to build something that has never existed before: a digital currency that changes hands completely in secret. Its name is Zerocoin.
A Columbia mobile web software firm said Thursday that it will accept payments in Bitcoin — the digital currency that shot up in value this year — and will give a 5 percent discount to customers who use it.