Cryptocurrency Market Rebounds After Recent Decline

Cryptocurrency Market Rebounds After Recent Decline NEW YORK, January 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Cryptocurrency Market According to data from Coinmarketcap, the total market capitalizations of 1419 cryptocurrencies were valued at about $700 billion on Friday. Recent news from South Korea planning to ban cryptocurrency trading, sent most of the digital currencies’ prices lower last Thursday. However,… Please follow and like us:

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‘Internet of Things’ Devices Have Their Security Risks. How Regulators Should Address Them.

Most Americans own some sort of “smart” device, whether it’s a smartphone, a smart thermostat, or a smart fitness tracker. These devices are benefiting Americans in countless ways, from helping them become more energy-efficient, to saving money and even tracking their health. But many of these devices can also pose a security risk to unsuspecting consumers.… Please follow and like us:

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What can Qualcomm do to fend off Broadcom?

When Broadcom proposed ousting Qualcomm’s board of directors on Dec. 4, it set in motion a high-stakes chess match for control of San Diego’s most iconic technology company. The outcome could reverberate not only locally, but throughout the tech industry — possibly changing the landscape for firms such as Apple, Google, Microsoft and Intel. Qualcomm invented… Please follow and like us:

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Move Over Bitcoin: Zcash, Monero And Other Altcoins To Watch In 2018

Bitcoin prices surged this year from around $1,000 on Jan. 1, according to CoinMarketCap, to around $15,800 by the last Wednesday of 2017. Ethereum, arguably the world’s second most popular blockchain network, skyrocketed from around $8 at the start of 2017 to more than $755. Many cryptocurrency newbies are now pondering which cryptocurrencies they should watch… Please follow and like us:

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Real security requires strong encryption – even if investigators get blocked

By Susan Landau, Professor of Computer Science, Law and Diplomacy and Cybersecurity, Tufts University. What’s the best way to keep data secure? Victor Moussa/Shutterstock.com The FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice have been fighting against easy, widespread public access to encryption technologies for 25 years. Since the bureau’s dispute with Apple in 2016 over access… Please follow and like us:

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Dangerous ‘Cyberstorm’ Is Spreading Across the U.S., Expert Warns

What do we do when we discover a storm brewing in the Atlantic that becomes a tropical depression that is heading toward the East Coast? We prepare. Cybersecurity experts have been tracking just such a storm that has been brewing in cyberspace for the past several weeks and they expect it to hit a million organizations… Please follow and like us:

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‘Cashless’ society and future of money

SILICON VALLEY, CA. – Just as Shakespeare created an entirely new vocabulary for the Renaissance, cryptocurrencies are emerging in our postmodern era while speaking a language all their own. Cash may still be king, but the digital revolution is now enabling global citizens to make payments electronically. Thus the need has emerged for a secure way… Please follow and like us:

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Alibaba announces multibillion dollar research project with Israeli R&D center

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is launching a global research project with ambitious goals – and an Israeli research hub. The Alibaba Group announced on Wednesday the creation of a global “Academy” dedicated to innovation and technological collaboration. The program – which Alibaba says will see $15 billion in R&D investment over the next three years –… Please follow and like us:

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The rise of new technology giants from China

Lei Jun, founder of smartphone maker Xiaomi, presents an updated version of the company’s “concept smartphone” Mi Mix, the Mi Mix 2, in Beijing on Sept 11, 2017.[Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple (‘GAFA’) may still be the world’s largest technology companies, but a new generation of technology contenders is coming from the… Please follow and like us:

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Deloitte announces record revenue of US$38.8 billion

Marking the eighth consecutive year of solid growth Key highlights:- All Deloitte businesses, industries and regions grew fueled by organic growth, strategic alliances, and acquisitions- Over the last two years, revenue growth has averaged 8.3 percent in local currency terms- Nearly 70,000 new hires; the equivalent of 1 person hired every 8 minutes LONDON, Sept. 14, 2017… Please follow and like us:

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Big Data Experts See New Pastures In Private Equity, Unlisted Companies

The value that can be extracted from a growing wealth of data across boundless sectors is only just beginning to be grasped. If you look at search engines, or digital commerce platforms, an almost direct relationship exists between the amount of data users willingly give up and the value this has. There is also the added… Please follow and like us:

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Internet of things gets even techier

Telecom giants spending resources to make tiny links that will aid businesses Children take a close look at an industrial drone at the 2017 World Internet of Things Wuxi Summit on Sept 10, 2017. [Photo by GAO ERQIANG/CHINA DAILY] Driving in a metropolis is never easy, but finding an open space can be more difficult in… Please follow and like us:

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The ‘internet of things’ is sending us back to the Middle Ages

By Joshua A.T. Fairfield, Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University. Is this our relationship to tech companies now? Queen Mary Master Internet-enabled devices are so common, and so vulnerable, that hackers recently broke into a casino through its fish tank. The tank had internet-connected sensors measuring its temperature and cleanliness. The hackers got into the… Please follow and like us:

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AI-Like Futuristic Technology Needs Better Security Protocols

Futuristic technologies are being adopted at an unprecedented rate — millions of smart speakers are being sold across the U.S., smart homes are in the making which deploy several internet-of-things devices, and self-driving vehicles are being tested across many states. But even as these technologies are coming ever closer to realization, we haven’t yet assessed their… Please follow and like us:

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1,700 Internet Of Things Device Credentials Leak, A Boon For Botnets

A massive list of login credentials for Internet of Things products that could allow anyone to access a number of internet-connected routers and other devices have been discovered online by security researchers. Researchers at the GDI Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in the Netherlands that works to improve internet security, came across the list of credentials… Please follow and like us:

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