Former Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix Testifies Before Parliament

Alexander Nix testified before Parliament, but provided more bluster than...

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An Encryption Upgrade Could Upend Online Payments

While ditching TLS 1.0 encryption will benefit the payments ecosystem, it’ll be rough going for those with older devices.

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New Bitcoin Spellings Cause Confusion: Биткоин, Биткойн, Біткоїн, Биткојн
Jun07

New Bitcoin Spellings Cause Confusion: Биткоин, Биткойн, Біткоїн, Биткојн

The addition of “биткоин” (bitcoin) to the Russian spelling dictionary is “well grounded,” according to an important official from the Institute of Russian Language – another recognition of the cryptocurrency. Transliterating English words into a Slavic language written in Cyrillic, however, is not always a straightforward process. Two spelling forms have gained...

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Indian Crypto Exchanges Engage with RBI to Offer Banking Ban Alternatives
Jun07

Indian Crypto Exchanges Engage with RBI to Offer Banking Ban Alternatives

Indian cryptocurrency exchanges have followed the Supreme Court’s suggestion for them to present their cases to the Reserve Bank of India. They have sent letters to the central bank, offering alternatives to the RBI’s banking ban. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Supreme Court’s Suggestion Cryptocurrency exchanges in India have reportedly sent their pleas to the Reserve Bank of...

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Ethereum Parity Full Nodes Suffer from Another Critical Issue
Jun07

Ethereum Parity Full Nodes Suffer from Another Critical Issue

On June 6 the company Parity Technologies, the firm that maintains the Ethereum Parity full node client, issued a mandatory update for individuals and businesses who use the Parity software. According to the latest security alert, the client versions, 1.10.6-stable and 1.11.1-beta, had a consensus issue with the public test network Ropsten that could possibly extend to the Ethereum mainnet and “could have led to chain...

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