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Blockchain, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency And ICOs - All You Need To Know In 10 Minutes

I’ve often sung the praises of blockchain technology, which I truly believe has the potential to create great efficiencies across many industries.<p>Probably the most visible application of blockchains right now isthe virtual currency Bitcoin – which has often hit the news for rapid gains in value – …

Cryptocurrency

The AI ecosystem to be on display at Disrupt SF

As artificial intelligence creeps deeper into each and every industry vertical, demand for experienced technical talent only continues to increase. Now online education tools like Udacity and Coursera are being thrust into the spotlight as potential solutions to the problem. But even as course …

Mania, mood stabilisers, and misdiagnosis: We talk bipolar disorder on our mental health podcast, Mentally Yours

There’s a lot of misconceptions still surrounding bipolar disorder, not least what a manic phase is, how it feels and what can happen.<p>‘You just can’t …

Starling Bank passports to Europe, first stop Ireland

London-based Starling Bank is continuing to gather momentum. After a staggered launch of its current account kicked off in March, the digital-only bank is announcing imminent expansion to Europe, starting with the Republic of Ireland where it has attained a so-called “banking passport”.<p>The …

How blockchain-based apps and sites resist DDoS attacks

Sometimes, truth is stranger than fiction! The recent Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks on Final Fantasy XIV’s gaming platform are quite surreal, yet a timely signpost of where things are heading. Using traditional cyber security technology, we are playing “whack a mole” against the …

Blockchain

Bitcoin’s civil war threatens to blow up the cryptocurrency itself

It is not uncommon for a new technology still finding its footing to undergo periods of tumult—witness the long ago war over videotape formats VHS and Betamax.<p>Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency growing in popularity, turns out to be no different. For the last several years, technical experts have been …

Bitcoin

Federal Reserve official warns of digital currency’s risks

<i>(Reuters)</i> – A top U.S. Federal Reserve official on Friday raised caution about central banks issuing digital currencies as they are vulnerable to cyber attacks and criminal activities along with privacy issues that still need to be addressed.<p>“A digital currency issued by a central bank would be a …

Mobile Payments May Not Take Off For Decades

Since Apple introduced a mobile wallet on the iPhone in 2014, analysts have predicted that shoppers in bricks and mortar stores would soon routinely …

Blockchain startups make up 20% of largest crowdfunding projects

The list of top crowdfunding campaigns is becoming increasingly blockchain dominated as of late.<p>As a quick refresher, the concept and structure of a “blockchain” was first introduced to the world in the bitcoin whitepaper in 2008, written under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto.<p>Generally, a blockchain …

Blockchain

Quantum physics proves that there IS an afterlife, claims scientist

• <b>Robert Lanza claims the theory of biocentrism says death is an illusion</b>• <b><br>He said life creates the universe, and not the other way round</b>• <b><br>This means space</b> …

Quantum Physics