White House Cuts Top Cybersecurity Role as Threats Loom

Former national security officials say the Trump administration’s decision to eliminate top cybersecurity policy roles sends the wrong...

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The Untold Story of Robert Mueller's Time in the Vietnam War

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s job is to make sense of how Russia hacked the 2016 election. But to make sense of Mueller, you have to revisit some of the bloodiest battles of Vietnam.

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Japan’s GMO Gets Ready to Start Selling 7nm Bitcoin Mining Chips
May16

Japan’s GMO Gets Ready to Start Selling 7nm Bitcoin Mining Chips

Japanese internet giant GMO has updated its plans to manufacture and sell its 7nm bitcoin mining chips as well as for its own mining operations. Interested customers will soon be able to reserve some of these chips. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space GMO Readies 7nm Mining Chips Japanese conglomerate GMO Internet Group published its first quarter results for the fiscal year 2018 last week. During the...

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Investigation of South Korea’s Largest Crypto Exchange Upbit Continues
May16

Investigation of South Korea’s Largest Crypto Exchange Upbit Continues

Since the South Korean prosecution started investigating Upbit, the country’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, more events have unfolded. While local media still discuss allegations and raise questions about Upbit’s business practice, some people believe that Upbit is already in the clear. The investigation continues. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space The Allegations Local media reported...

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EU Adopts Rules to Reduce Anonymity for Crypto Users
May16

EU Adopts Rules to Reduce Anonymity for Crypto Users

A directive affecting the crypto sector in Europe has been adopted by the EU Council. The document updates the anti-money laundering legislation of the European Union to address, among other issues, “the risks linked to virtual currencies.” The new rules aim to reduce anonymity for both users and transactions with requirements for know-your-customer procedures that crypto platforms will have to implement. Meanwhile, a...

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