Ross Ulbricht Supporters Auction Collectibles After BTC Price Wager Goes Sour
Jan05

Ross Ulbricht Supporters Auction Collectibles After BTC Price Wager Goes Sour

Digital currency influencers have started an auction to raise money for Ross Ulbricht who is serving a double life sentence for his involvement with Silk Road. There are lots of unique items for auction including artwork, physical coins, and other collectibles. Additionally, the crypto community has been discussing a bet analyst Ronnie Moas made with Civic cofounder Vinny Lingham. Moas said that if BTC did not hit $28,000 by the end...

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Crypto Fundraising Is Changing Again in 2020
Jan05

Crypto Fundraising Is Changing Again in 2020

Funding is a prerequisite for any new crypto project, but with IEOs likely to play a reduced role in 2020, where will the all-important capital come from? While minted entities like Ripple, Tezos, and Tron certainly have the means to plow tens of millions into their chosen ventures, they can’t be expected to finance an ever-expanding ecosystem. Alternative token distribution and capital-raising strategies are therefore under...

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OMI IN A HELLCAT: Selling Drugs to Making “$200K a Day” From Pirate IPTV
Jan05

OMI IN A HELLCAT: Selling Drugs to Making “$200K a Day” From Pirate IPTV

One of the most curious ongoing piracy cases in the world right now involves popular YouTuber Bill Omar Carrasquillo, aka OMI IN A HELLCAT. In November 2019, the apparently mega-rich founder of pirate IPTV service Gears TV and Gears Reloaded took to YouTube to declare that he’d been raided by FBI and IRS agents who took pretty much everything he had. A fleet of supercars and at least $5m in funds from his bank accounts were...

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NFL Targets VPN Sites that ‘Promote’ Illegal Streaming
Jan05

NFL Targets VPN Sites that ‘Promote’ Illegal Streaming

VPN services are the go-to tools for people who are looking for some extra privacy and security on the Internet. However, there are other use cases for these services as well. Bypassing geographical restrictions is a widely advertised feature, with VPNs enabling people to access content that’s not available in their own country. As a result, people using VPNs can access the American Netflix library in another country, or catch...

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7 Ways NOT to manage your remote team
Jan05

7 Ways NOT to manage your remote team

Building a remote development team presents unique challenges. Trying to build a cross-functional team, full of various personalities, virtually can lead to communication disasters. Fortunately, through planning, smart hiring, training, and communication, project leaders can build and lead virtual development teams successfully. read...

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