Microsoft offers completely passwordless authentication for online apps
Sep25

Microsoft offers completely passwordless authentication for online apps

Applications using Azure Active Directory (AD) to authenticate—a category that includes Office 365, among other things—will soon be able to stop using passwords entirely. Azure AD accounts can already use the Microsoft Authenticator app for two factor authentication, combining a password with a one-time code. With the new passwordless support, authentication is handled entirely by the app; the app itself represents...

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A Small Google Chrome Change Stirs a Big Privacy Controversy

The latest update to Google’s browser has riled privacy advocates by appearing to log people in without their explicit permission.

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The Series 5 YubiKey Will Help Kill the Password

The latest batch of hardware-based tokens from Yubico will eventually let you skip the password altogether.

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Securing a Major Exchange Listing Is No Guarantee of Success
Sep25

Securing a Major Exchange Listing Is No Guarantee of Success

It is widely assumed that securing listing on a major cryptocurrency exchange will ensure an altcoin’s long-term success. Many ICO buyers and project leaders believe this to be pivotal in determining their token’s fate. A look at the demand for less popular tokens on major exchanges, however, reveals this notion to be false. Also read: Ebang Announces 44 Terahash E-11 Miners With 10nm Chips Big Exchanges Aren’t...

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Ebang Announces 44 Terahash E-11 Miners With 10nm Chips
Sep25

Ebang Announces 44 Terahash E-11 Miners With 10nm Chips

The China-based Ebang Communication, one of the largest ASIC mining chip makers in the region has announced a new series of mining rigs this week at the World Digital Mining Summit in Tbilisi, Georgia. Ebang has revealed three new bitcoin mining rigs for its Ebit Miner E-11 series that claims to boast hashrate speeds between 30-44 trillion hashes per second (TH/s).  Also read: Here We Go Again — Crypto-Community to...

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