Free Tools Boost 2020 Election Security, But Not Enough

More companies than ever are offering low-cost security services for election bureaus and campaigns. It’s still not clear how much they’ll actually...

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Bad Loans at Big British Banks Jump Over 50% in a Year
Nov04

Bad Loans at Big British Banks Jump Over 50% in a Year

Shaken by the never-ending saga around Brexit and the global slowdown, the British economy is now showing signs that point to an upcoming crisis. The U.K.’s biggest banks have been dealing with a growing number of loans companies are struggling to pay off. At the same time, low interest rates on mortgages are limiting opportunities for revenue growth. Also read: Another Chinese Lender Bailed Out After Bank Run Largest Lenders...

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Cryptosteel Capsule Will Keep Your Wallet Seed Safe and Out of Sight
Nov04

Cryptosteel Capsule Will Keep Your Wallet Seed Safe and Out of Sight

A hollow steel cylinder despatched with 800 lettered tiles, the Cryptosteel Capsule is what it sounds like and nothing more. Assemble the letters to form your wallet’s seed phrase, thread them onto the metal dipstick and screw the capsule shut, safely entombing the key to your crown jewels inside an unassuming piece of hardware. Stash it in a toolbox alongside some masonry and no one would be the wiser. Also read: Billion Dollar...

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OSC Commissioner Debunks Arguments Against Bitcoin, Green-Lights Bitcoin Fund
Nov04

OSC Commissioner Debunks Arguments Against Bitcoin, Green-Lights Bitcoin Fund

A commissioner of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has debunked the arguments against bitcoin used to deny the public offering of The Bitcoin Fund. Among others, the commissioner rules that bitcoin is neither illiquid nor more susceptible to manipulation than other commodities, real volume and real trading in bitcoin exist, and it is not the role of securities regulators to approve or disapprove of the merits of bitcoin. Also...

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Billion Dollar Bitcoin Lawsuit Continues as Craig Wright Breaks Settlement
Nov04

Billion Dollar Bitcoin Lawsuit Continues as Craig Wright Breaks Settlement

In early September, the high-profile court case Kleiman v. Wright looked as though it was coming to an end as the two parties reached a non-binding settlement. Then on October 30, without much notice, Wright explained that he couldn’t finance the settlement and the agreement was broken. Now the trial will start again and the Kleiman estate hopes to depose Wright’s former chief financial officer, James Wilson on November 8....

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