Crime Fighting Gets High-Tech Advances Palantir, Axom, and More

Beyond big data, officers are increasingly turning to software and ­predictive analytics from companies like Palantir to anticipate when and where misdeeds are likely to...

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BTC City – Slovenia’s Largest Shopping Center to Become a ‘Genuine Bitcoin City’
Jun04

BTC City – Slovenia’s Largest Shopping Center to Become a ‘Genuine Bitcoin City’

Slovenia’s largest shopping destination is implementing strategies to become a “genuine Bitcoin City.” Coincidentally named BTC City already, the complex stretches 475,000 square meters and is filled with 500 retail stores. It was recently visited by the country’s prime minister who got acquainted with its bitcoin strategy. During his visit, the state secretary bought him a cup of coffee using cryptocurrency....

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Cryptocurrency Exchange Hitbtc Suspends Services in Japan
Jun04

Cryptocurrency Exchange Hitbtc Suspends Services in Japan

Hitbtc has suspended its services for Japanese residents to avoid any trouble with the country’s financial regulator since it is not authorized to operate in Japan. Users with Japanese IP addresses will be asked to provide their residency information within the exchange’s know-your-customer (KYC) procedure to prove they are not residents of Japan. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space...

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Newly Launched Keyport Platform Enables BCH-Powered Encrypted Messaging
Jun04

Newly Launched Keyport Platform Enables BCH-Powered Encrypted Messaging

The application Keyport is a platform that utilizes the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network’s OP_Codes and allows users to send and accept encrypted messages built on top of the BCH chain and the Toku protocol. The new platform Keyport was created by Atlantislabs and it allows anyone to message each other in an encrypted fashion while communications are saved to the BCH chain in an OP_Return transaction and only the recipient can decrypt...

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Mining Round-Up: Venezuelan Authorities Raid Miners, Taiwanese Miner Shot for Debt to Investors
Jun04

Mining Round-Up: Venezuelan Authorities Raid Miners, Taiwanese Miner Shot for Debt to Investors

In recent mining news, Venezuelan authorities are cracking down on mining operations – with one Venezuelan telling reporters that he was forced to leave his home country after becoming the victim of extortion. In other news, a Taiwanese miner was shot by gangsters after failing to deliver on returns on the gang’s investment into his mining operation, and a state-owned wind farm in Estonia has begun mining cryptocurrency....

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