This Alleged Bitcoin Scam Looked a Lot Like a Pyramid Scheme

Five men face federal charges of bilking investors of $722 million by inviting them to buy shares in bitcoin mining...

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Voltage Hacking, Big Tech's 'Green' Data Score Card, and More News

Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

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Hackers Can Mess With Voltages to Steal Intel Chips' Secrets

A new attack called Plundervolt gives attackers access to the sensitive data stored in a processor’s secure enclave.

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The FCC's Push to Purge Huawei From US Networks

The rural carriers who rely on Huawei are wary of a costly “rip and replace” effort.

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The State Encourages ICO Fraud. The Free Market Minimizes It  
Dec11

The State Encourages ICO Fraud. The Free Market Minimizes It  

Many Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have been and are frauds. The state enables this con game in various ways, including the establishment of accredited investors and the regulation of businesses that sell equity. Shut off from the most lucrative aspects of investment, average people rush into the few sources of profit still available to them. ICOs are a prime example of how state interference in the market increases the risks of doing...

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