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Security Experts and Microsoft President Question the NSA’s Overreach
On Friday, May 12 the Wanacryptor 2.0 (Wannacry) ransomware began spreading like wildfire across thousands of computers across the world. Over the past two days Wannacry has claimed over 223,000 victims using Windows operating systems through an alleged U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) exploit ca
HBO Shows Will Leave Amazon Streaming Service After Next Year
HBO has made the strategic decision to pull its library shows off of Amazon’s streaming service after the current licensing pact ends in mid-2018, HBO chairman-CEO Richard Plepler told investors Wednesday during Time Warner’s first-quarter earnings call.
The move reflects HBO’s focus on growing t
Bitpay Partners With Bitmain in a ‘Multi-Million Dollar Agreement’
On May 2 the blockchain service provider and bitcoin payment processor Bitpay announced a strategic partnership with the mining device manufacturer Bitmain.
The Atlanta-based bitcoin company Bitpay has revealed it has entered a “multi-million dollar development agreement” with the China-based min
SoftBank Said in Talks to Invest $1.4 Billion in India's Paytm
SoftBank Group Corp. is in talks to invest about $1.4 billion in India’s One97 Communications Ltd. in a deal that would value the owner of the country’s largest digital-payments provider at about $7 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
The deal is not yet finalized and the terms
Samsung is testing self-driving car technology in South Korea
Samsung's ambitions to be a player in the self-driving car space aren't new, but today the company hit a big milestone. The company's home country of South Korea has approved Samsung's plans to test self-driving cars on real roads, not just test courses. According to the Korea Herald, Samsung isn't
Bitcoin is closing in on $1,500
Bitcoin is trading at fresh all-time highs on Tuesday. The cryptocurrency hit a record $1,484.68 before paring its gains. Now, it's trading up 4.2% at $1477.10 a coin as of 8:03 a.m. ET.
Tuesday's advance has the bitcoin on track for its 11th gain in the past 12 sessions, and marks a second stra
Bitcoin reaches new all time high topping $1400
Bitcoin is on a tear, reaching a new all time high. As of this writing, the price of Bitcoin globally is $1405.04 USD.
Previous highs were $1300 and up, but this is the first time in history Bitcoin has pushed above $1400. You can see in the global Bitcoin price chart below that the price has re
Japan Bitcoin Exchange Licence Gets 18 Applicants In First Month
Eighteen companies are applying for the new license required to operate a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan.
The licensing scheme, which Japan introduced in April, aims to ensure exchanges operate in full compliance with financial regulation and anti-fraud procedures.
As a result of the applica