カテゴリー: Microsoft

Bitcoin in Brief Friday: Bitpanda Offers New Coins, Microsoft Dips Data Center in the Sea

Bitcoin in Brief Friday: Bitpanda Offers New Coins, Microsoft Dips Data Center in the SeaIn today’s Bitcoin in Brief we cover a recent announcement by a leading European crypto exchange – Bitpanda is adding two new coins, IOTA and Komodo. While on the Old Continent, Microsoft has immersed a whole data center off the coast of Scotland. And in Japan, a startup uses artificial intelligence, augmented reality and blockchain […]

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Blockchain Developers Abandon Github Following Microsoft Acquisition

Blockchain Developers Abandon Github Following Microsoft AcquisitionMicrosoft’s acquisition of open source code repository Github has provoked protest from members of the crypto community. Developers of bitcoin core and other blockchains have expressed disquiet at the corporate takeover, with several stating their intent to migrate to an alternative platform at the earliest possible convenience. Also read: Crypto Point-of-Sale Devices Begin Roll-Out in Indonesia […]

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PR: Myidm Launches Post Quantum Computer Security

Myidm Launches Post Quantum Computer SecurityEncryption is one of the most important methods for providing data security. Encryption is widely used on the internet to protect user information being sent between a browser and a server, including passwords, payment information and other personal information that should be considered private. However, with recent developments in quantum computers, more powerful and capable than “traditional computers”, the “traditional” data security comes to a threat. Are we prepared for post-quantum era cyber security? IDM service provides today a complete post-quantum protection for tomorrow. With new SIZE algorithm IDM team has developed a security solution to tackle the quantum computer supremacy.

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World’s Second Largest Search Engine Bans Crypto Ads

World’s Second Largest Search Engine Bans Crypto AdsMelissa Alsoszatai-Petheo, of Microsoft’s Bing search engine, announced its advertising arm is banning all cryptocurrency advertisements. This follows market leaders such as Google, Facebook, and Twitter either severely restricting crypto ads or banning them altogether. Also read: Ethereum Futures in US One Step Closer as CME Deal is Struck Microsoft’s Bing Search Engine Bans Crypto […]

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After Telegram, Viber May Be Blocked, Russian Minister Says

After Telegram, Viber May Be Blocked, Russian Ministers SaysViber may be treated like Telegram if security services are not able to obtain its encryption keys, Russia’s telecom minister said. The app offers end-to-end encryption, and is the most popular messenger in several Eastern European countries. Recently, its CEO, Michael Shmilov, said the company would not be able to hand over the keys. Also […]

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Crypto Community Fears Passage of the CLOUD Act

Crypto Community Fears Passage of CLOUD ActThe Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act just passed – almost in secret – tucked deep inside a voluminous spending package of well over a trillion dollars. No debate. No up or down vote on the merits of CLOUD. Instead, lawmakers would have had to reject the entire bill, thousands of pages, and […]

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Bitcoin Cash Ecosystem Sees a Tidal Wave of Merchant Acceptance

Bitcoin Cash Ecosystem Sees a Tidal Wave of Merchant AcceptanceJust recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on Bitpay launching bitcoin cash (BCH) integration for the firm’s loadable Visa debit cards. Since then the company has implemented BCH invoice support for all of the firm’s vendors, and now bitcoin cash can be spent with thousands of merchants worldwide. Also read: Some of Bitcoin’s Earliest Adopters Find it Difficult to […]

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Hackers Target 400,000 Computers with Mining Malware

Hackers Target 400,000 Computers with Mining MalwareMore than 400,000 personal computers have been attacked in a large-scale attempt to distribute cryptocurrency mining malware. The hackers used sophisticated trojans to infect PCs mostly in Russia, but also in Turkey, Ukraine, and other countries. The coordinated assault lasted more than 12 hours. Also read: New Monero Mining Malware Sends Proceeds to Kim Il […]

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Craig “Satoshi” Wright Sued for Billions

Craig “Satoshi” Wright Sued for BillionsForget the debate about whether bitcoin is a store of value or a currency. What everyone can agree upon is that it is a store of drama. And where there is drama in bitcoin over the last couple of years, Australian computer guru Craig Wright is often in the thick of it. Filed on Valentine’s […]

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