Investors Slam NY Senate over Airbnb P2P Apartment Ban _*

[ad_1] Silicon Valley investors including Ashton Kutcher have come out in opposition to New York’s part ratification of a bill banning peer-to-peer (P2P) accommodation site Airbnb. Also read: Encryption’s Fate Uncertain as New York & France Take Public Stances Airbnb ‘Dangerous’ The bill, which was passed by Senate and now goes before Governor Andrew Cuomo,… Continue reading Investors Slam NY Senate over Airbnb P2P Apartment Ban _*

Forking or Exploiting The Attacker _*

[ad_1] There has been a lot of focus on what has been happening to The DAO. But it looks like the Slock.it team is planning a counter-attack. A plan of action is on the table as this situation needs to be addressed sooner rather than later. Also read: Recession on the Horizon: What Will a… Continue reading Forking or Exploiting The Attacker _*

New Kaiko BTC Exchange Report _*

[ad_1] Comparing data on volumes and liquidity at the world’s largest bitcoin exchanges reveals interesting ranking results, according to the soon-to-be released Bitcoin and Ethereum Market Report by Kaiko.com. Also read: Bitcoin.com & Kaiko: ‘Best Available Data’ for All Your Bitcoin Needs Volumes, Orders and Liquidity Until now, the Bitcoin industry has determined the size… Continue reading New Kaiko BTC Exchange Report _*

What Will a Downturn Mean for Bitcoin? _*

[ad_1] Many experts believe that the US economy is headed into a recession, and that recession will almost certainly become a pressing issue for whoever the next president is (likely Trump or Clinton). Also read: CryptoGraffiti: Permanently Preserve Images on the Blockchain Fears about the future recession have sparked a conversation about how the next president,… Continue reading What Will a Downturn Mean for Bitcoin? _*

Permanently Preserve Images on the Blockchain _*

[ad_1] Cryptograffiti.info is a web service that allows people to encode hidden messages into Bitcoin’s blockchain using a special online interface. It has recently added a new and possibly revolutionary functionality — JPG image writing to the blockchain. Also read: Blockchain is the Next Line of Defense for Cyber Security How Does CryptoGraffiti Work? A visitor can type… Continue reading Permanently Preserve Images on the Blockchain _*

Keep Calm & Bitcoin On …As Brexit Vote Looms _*

[ad_1] The much-anticipated Brexit vote will be held this Thursday, June 23rd, with polls showing an almost equal amount of people in favor of remaining as there are people in favor of leaving the EU. This has created an environment of uncertainty, leading people to search for alternative ways to secure their wealth. Also read:… Continue reading Keep Calm & Bitcoin On …As Brexit Vote Looms _*

Blockchain Is The Next Line Of Defense For Cyber Security _*

[ad_1] Cyber security is a growing concern among individual users and enterprises these days. State-sponsored hacking attempts are becoming more common, and there seems to be no improvement in sight. Blockchain technology could alleviate a lot of concerns, due to its decentralized and distributed nature. Also read: Quoine Gets $20M Funding as Asian Bitcoin Trading… Continue reading Blockchain Is The Next Line Of Defense For Cyber Security _*

Security Expert: NATO ‘Cannot Mitigate Cyber-Attack’ _*

[ad_1] NATO has announced that now cyber-attacks would trigger a collective response from all its members is drawing criticism from the security sphere. Also read: 45% of US Households Avoid Online Shopping Due to Cybercrime Risk NATO Respons to ‘Changing Tactics’ The news was shared by NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg at a meeting last… Continue reading Security Expert: NATO ‘Cannot Mitigate Cyber-Attack’ _*

Philippines Smartphone Explosion Offers Potential for Bitcoin _*

[ad_1] The Philippines continues to be one of bitcoin’s most promising countries, posting a 20 percent growth in smartphone shipments for Q1 2016. That figure makes it the fastest-growing smartphone market in Southeast Asia. Also read: Philippine Central Bank to Place ‘Hard Regulations’ on Bitcoiners According to IDC and TechinAsia reports, Philippines’ statistics come at a… Continue reading Philippines Smartphone Explosion Offers Potential for Bitcoin _*

Quoine Gets $20M Funding as Asian Bitcoin Trading Soars _*

[ad_1] The CEO of Asian bitcoin exchange Quoine says the region will dominate the bitcoin landscape over the coming years, as his company completes a funding deal worth $20 million USD. Also read: Japan Could Come to Dominate the Bitcoin Landscape Quoine’s new investment comes from VCs and other “strategic investors.” There has been a… Continue reading Quoine Gets $20M Funding as Asian Bitcoin Trading Soars _*