Online Voting Has Worked So Far. That Doesn’t Mean It's Safe

Proponents of mobile and internet voting point to its uneventful track record. That’s not good...

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The Confessions of Marcus Hutchins, the Hacker Who Saved the Internet

At 22, he single-handedly put a stop to the worst cyberattack the world had ever seen. Then he was arrested by the FBI. This is his untold story. 

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$2 Billion Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund Industry Set to ‘Grow Significantly’
May13

$2 Billion Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund Industry Set to ‘Grow Significantly’

Cryptocurrency hedge funds’ assets under management have been increasing significantly, rising to more than $2 billion at the end of last year, according to a recent survey. The crypto hedge fund industry is expected to “grow significantly” along with the price of bitcoin. Hedge Funds’ AUMs Doubled in 2019 Cryptocurrency hedge funds’ assets under management more than doubled in 2019, according to a new...

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Canadian Firm Hut 8 Reports Bitcoin Mined in Q1 Declined 54% Due to Price Volatility
May13

Canadian Firm Hut 8 Reports Bitcoin Mined in Q1 Declined 54% Due to Price Volatility

On Monday, Hut 8 Mining reported that first-quarter revenue rose 5% to $9 million from $8.59 million a year ago after the amount of bitcoin (BTC) extracted plunged sharply. Quarter-on-quarter, revenue fell 14%. For the three months to March 31, 2020, the Canadian bitcoin firm said it mined 1,116 BTC, down 54% from the 2,405 BTC realized a year earlier. It blamed the decline on “increasing network difficulty (that) impacted the...

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Halving Sell-Off Temporary, BTC to Hit $20,000 by Year End, Says Billionaire Investor Novogratz
May13

Halving Sell-Off Temporary, BTC to Hit $20,000 by Year End, Says Billionaire Investor Novogratz

Bitcoin (BTC) may not have pumped at the scale expected by many halving optimists, but Wall Street billionaire Michael Novogratz insists that the price will hit $20,000 by year-end. The Galaxy Digital founder and chief executive officer on Monday told CNBC that bitcoin’s surge was inevitable in light of the record money printing by world central banks. “The (Bitcoin) halving was quantitative tightening,” Novogratz...

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