Facial Recognition Tech Is Creepy When It Works—And Creepier When It Doesn’t

It’s a powerful tool, but recent incidents have shown that there’s no winning with facial...

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The Iran Nuclear Deal Unraveling Raises Fears of Cyberattacks

For the last three years, Iran has restrained its state-sponsored hackers from disruptive attacks on the West. That ceasefire may now be over.

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Ethereum Founder Responds to Charges of “Insane”, “Plutocratic” Governance
May10

Ethereum Founder Responds to Charges of “Insane”, “Plutocratic” Governance

Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum’s cofounder, is increasingly finding himself target of very public rumors about his role in the project’s supposed love of secrecy. Charges of lacking transparency are equivalent to mortal sins in the cryptocurrency space. Ethereum too is particularly sensitive about accusations along these lines, especially in the ongoing light of a possible US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) crackdown....

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Bitflyer on Hiring Spree – Discusses Multiple Expansion Plans
May10

Bitflyer on Hiring Spree – Discusses Multiple Expansion Plans

Japanese exchange Bitflyer is on a hiring spree, trying to tap talent from Wall Street. The company says coders can make $100,000, and plenty of employees earn $200,000. Besides already operating in three regions, the exchange is expanding into additional countries and adding more services. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Number One Goal Japan’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume,...

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A Brief History of Hidden Messages in the Bitcoin Blockchain
May10

A Brief History of Hidden Messages in the Bitcoin Blockchain

People have been hiding messages in the bitcoin blockchain ever since the genesis block was mined. While most aren’t as famous as Satoshi’s Times headline of January 3 2009, each one will live for as long as bitcoin does, testaments to mankind’s obsession with steganography, spam, and unorthodox marriage proposals. Also read: No, There Isn’t Child Porn on the Bitcoin Blockchain The Bitcoin Blockchain Is Riddled...

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