Ronald Stepanek

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Regulations force Bitcoin ATM Robocoin to ban anonymous transactions

As Bitcoin businesses become compliant with financial regulation, they’re eschewing anonymity — and the Bitcoin community is not happy.<p>Bitcoin ATM Robocoin stated yesterday that all of its ATM operators would have to enable Know Your Customer/Anti-Money Laundering (KYC/AML) software and hardware as …

Malware Discovered In China Could Herald ‘New Era’ Of iOS And Mac Threats

Conventional wisdom suggests that the vast majority of mobile malware cases impact Android devices. Or at least that those who do not jailbreak their iPhones are safe from most threats — even Apple CEO Tim Cook has bashed Android for “dominating” the mobile malware market. Yet a new virus found in …

International crackdown on online drug markets leads to 17 arrests, multiple shutdowns

The international law enforcement push that led to the arrest of alleged Silk Road 2 operator Blake Benthall has also shut down several other online drug and illegal goods marketplaces and made over a dozen arrests. This morning, Europol revealed the extent of Operation Onymous, a mission carried …

SAT to drop essay requirement and return to top score of 1600 in redesign of admission test

The SAT college admission test will no longer require a timed essay, will dwell less on fancy vocabulary and will return to the familiar 1600-point scoring scale in a major overhaul intended to open doors to higher education for students who are now shut out.<p>The second redesign of the SAT this …

Pencils Down: College Board Reveals Big Changes to SATs

The College Board is making far-reaching changes to the SAT exam that it says will help close the test's socioeconomic gap among college aspirants.<p>College Board President David Coleman announced Wednesday the alterations to the standardized test that is widely used by applicants to colleges …

This Is What the New SAT Will Be Like

The exam overhauls the way it tests vocabulary, reading, writing, and math.<p>No more SAT words or long essays: The new SAT is here, and it looks pretty different. Almost a year after first announcing the SAT would face a major redesign, College Board President David Coleman released new information …

Math warmups | Math for fun and glory

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