Creditors Seek to Exhume the Body of a Dead Crypto Executive 

Gerry Cotten took at least $137 million to the grave when he died without giving anyone the password to his encrypted...

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The Pentagon's AI Chief Prepares for Battle

Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan doesn’t want killer robots—but he does want artificial intelligence to occupy a central role in warfighting.

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Meet Cliff Stoll, the Mad Scientist Who Invented the Art of Hunting Hackers

Thirty years ago, Cliff Stoll published The Cuckoo’s Egg, a book about his cat-and-mouse game with a KGB-sponsored hacker. Today, the internet is a far darker place—and Stoll has become a cybersecurity...

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Bailouts From Asia to the EU Signal Recession and Potential Crypto Opportunity
Dec19

Bailouts From Asia to the EU Signal Recession and Potential Crypto Opportunity

China’s Hengfeng Bank is set to get a $14.2 billion bailout from both Chinese government and foreign investors. An emergency decree has been approved to bail out southern Italy’s biggest lender, Banca Popular di Bari. Germany continues to struggle with bailout pains, as regional bank Nordlb finds itself now depending on another capital injection. None of this to mention the U.S. Federal Reserve’s ongoing money...

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Bitcoin History Part 22: The New Wealthy Elite
Dec19

Bitcoin History Part 22: The New Wealthy Elite

“I am pretty confident we are the new wealthy elite, gentlemen, even with a sum as small as 10 bitcoins … The world just isn’t going to be the same and we have been blessed as the pioneers.” When these remarks were made in June of 2011, they seemed hopeful to the point of delirium. Commencing a thread on the Bitcointalk forum, the declaration triggered a wide-ranging discussion about Bitcoin’s potential...

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