A Decade-Old Attack Can Break the Encryption of Most PCs

The computer industry thought cold boot hacks were solved 10 years ago. Researchers have proven that’s not the...

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Why Big Tech and the Government Need to Work Together

Opinion: Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter argues for cooperation between tech workers and the DoD

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Overstock to Offer Bitcoin for Sale After Acquiring Bitsy.com Biometric Wallet
Sep15

Overstock to Offer Bitcoin for Sale After Acquiring Bitsy.com Biometric Wallet

Medici Ventures, a blockchain/crypto specific division of Overstock.com, has acquired Bitsy.com in an effort to finally merge the worlds of online retail with decentralized, digital cash facilitated by the Bitsy’s new biometric wallet. The Crypto Winter, assuming it ends at some point, might be best defined by what companies in the space did to prepare for the future, to consolidate and increase relative positions as others...

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Test Driving the Money Button — Simple Enough for a 9-Year Old
Sep15

Test Driving the Money Button — Simple Enough for a 9-Year Old

On September 13 the Money Button launched, allowing people the ability to integrate a Bitcoin Cash-powered payment button into any website or application. This week we tested the Money Button’s user interface with a website to see how easy it is to add a digital currency payment button.      Also read: Ledger Nano S Review: Can This $65 Device Top Trezor? Taking the Money Button for a Test Spin Last week...

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Poor Internet Access Could Slow Down Cryptocurrency Growth In Africa
Sep15

Poor Internet Access Could Slow Down Cryptocurrency Growth In Africa

Africa is often lauded as the next big thing for cryptocurrency adoption and development. But could poor internet access and connectivity slow down progress? A new report by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) shows that it will cost $450 billion to connect 1.5 billion people – most of them in Africa – to the internet. African governments spend almost three times less than the global average on broadband...

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