Bitcoin and Ethereum keep sliding, but there might be better times ahead

April 21, 2018

The prices of Bitcoin and Ethereum are on fire. In a bad lane . Image: Anadolu Agency/ Contributor/ Gettyimages Every product here is independently selected by Mashable writers. If you buy something featured, we are able to deserve an affiliate committee which helps corroborate our work. It’s been a bad month in crypto-city. Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by sell cap, is trading at $7,076 — a 7% decrease in the…

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Billionaire banking heir Matthew Mellon dies in rehab facility

April 18, 2018

Mellon, a former chairmen of the New York Republican Party’s finance committee, had battled addiction. In 2016, he told The Post, “OxyContin is like legal heroin. And it needs to be addressed, ” while at a Malibu treatment center kicking a habit of $100,000 a month. But he was in Forbes this year for his latest investments. Click for more from The New York Post

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There’s a new world’s largest SSD and it comes with 100TB of storage

April 17, 2018

Behold, the new world’s largest SSD with 100 TERABYTES of storage . Image: nimbus data Think your 1TB, or 5TB, or even 30TB solid-state drive can store a lifetime of documents, music, movies and games? Imagine again. Nimbus Data has now shattered the previous 60TB 3.5 -inch SSD drive record with the world’s first 100 terabyte drive. Holy moly! Not merely is the ExaDrive DC100 the world’s largest 3.5 -inch…

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City of Atlanta hit by ransomware attack

April 15, 2018

Video Atlanta facing outages on customer-facing applications Officials say they are working with Microsoft to fix issues after applications that allow customers to pay bills, access court-related information experience outages. The City of Atlanta has been targeted in a ransomware attack that has impacted a number of its systems. “The City of Atlanta is currently experiencing outages on various internal and customer confront applications, including some applications that customers use…

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JPMorgans blockchain head is leaving to start her own business

April 12, 2018

JPMorgan’s key blockchain executive is departing the bank for the world of startups, it has emerged. Amber Baldet heads up JPMorgan’s Blockchain Center of Excellence, which examines the developing dispensed ledger engineering and use cases of blockchain engineering across the firm’s business. A high-profile figure in the blockchain space in her own right, she is leaving to start her undertaking, according to Reuters. Baldet set up JPMorgan’s blockchain strategy and…

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Salesforce is working on a blockchain product

April 12, 2018

Salesforce has always been a company that is looking ahead to the next large-hearted engineering, whether that was mobile, social, internet of things or artificial intelligence. In an interview with Business Insider’s Julie Bort at the end of March, Salesforce co-founders Marc Benioff and Parker Harris talked about a range of subjects including how the company came to be working on one of the next red-hot technologies, a blockchain product….

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How a Billionaire Crypto King Built the No. 1 Exchange in Just 8 Months

April 10, 2018

Zhao Changpeng transformed Binance into the largest crypto exchange Global regulators are now cracking down on the industry value. He has vaulted from oblivion to the cover of Forbes magazine, steered Binance to a $200 million profit in its second quarter of existence, and amassed a personal rich that he claims is worth as much as$ 2 billion. But after a meteoric rise that dared fiscal orthodoxy( Binance doesn’t have…

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Sociologists Examine Hackathons and See Exploitation

April 8, 2018

As the gospel of Silicon Valley-style disruption spreads to every sector in their own economies, so too have the industry’s favorite competitive ritual, hackathons. The tournaments, where small teams of “hackers” build tech products in marathon all-night coding conferences, are a hallmark of Silicon Valley culture. Recall Facebook’s most well known hackathon, shed on the eve of its IPO to show the world that the needs of the of has…

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Operation Bayonet: Inside the Sting That Hijacked an Entire Dark Web Drug Market

April 7, 2018

For anyone who has watched the last few years of cat-and-mouse plays on the dark web’s black markets, the specific characteristics is familiar: A contraband bazaar like the Silk road attracts millions of drug dealer and their clients, along with intense investigation from police and three-letter organizations. Authorities hunt down its administrators, and tear the locate offline in a dramatic takedown–only to find that its buyers and sellers have simply…

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Neo-Nazi Website Daily Stormer Might Have to Reveal Its Funding in Libel Lawsuit

April 6, 2018

Prominent currently on the run from two lawsuits. Ariana Grande concert in England. In a new filing in the case, Obeidallah questioned a judge to let him enter a finding process for Moonbase Holdings, LLC, a shell corporation The Daily Stormer are applied to make its financial transactions look more legitimate. If awarded, the discovery process could divulge who money Anglin’s hate site. Anglin, who claims to be in Cambodia,…

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Nearly A Week After Atlanta’s Cyberattack, Things Are Nowhere Near Normal

April 4, 2018

Government employees began to turn on their computers and printers yesterday for the first time since the attack effectively maintained their systems hostage. In those instances, employees will have to continue filling out figures by hand, the city’s statement added. At a press conference Monday, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms wouldn’t say if the city intended to pay the ransom. “Everything is up for discussion, ” she said. Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson…

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IBM Unveils “World’s Smallest Computer” That Can Be Put “Anywhere And Everywhere”

April 4, 2018

IBM is nothing if not ambitious. From utilizing “crowdsourced supercomputers” to tackle climate change to trying to win the race in quantum computing, it’s always got one paw in the future- and, based on a new development first spotted by Mashable, that future became increasingly small. In a blog post uploaded in time for this week’s Think 2018, the company’s showy-off conference breathtaking, the company has unveiled- in-between lattice cryptography…

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U.S. Stocks Surge to Cap Wild Quarter, Bonds Gain: Markets Wrap

April 2, 2018

Europe stocks rise third period; Amazon recovers from Trump tweet Treasury 10 -year yields fall below 2.75% after consumer data data demonstrated U.S. consumer spending lagged behind income rise for a second month in February. Volumes were subjugated ahead of a long weekend. The S& P 500 closed the first three months of the year down 1.2 percent, differentiating the first quarterly loss for the ascertain since 2015. The dollar…

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World’s Biggest Cryptocurrency Exchange Is Heading to Malta

April 1, 2018

Binance to announce banking partnership in Malta: Zhao Move to Europe comes after crackdowns in Japan, China cracking down on cryptocurrency exchanges since last year, inducing it difficult for venues like Binance to find a permanent base. The corporation had an office in Japan and was trying to get a license to operate there, but decided to remove its staff to avoid a clash with neighbourhood regulators, Zhao supposed. Japan’s…

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