Creator of PRIZM robbed of $20,000, 300 bitcoins (BTC), and three iPhones

Cybercrime continues to grow but now, there is a new slant to gaining cryptocurrency from developers, vloggers, and traders. By force!     In an incident in Moscow, Russia and according to the Forklog news outlet, it was reported that Yury Mayorov, the developer of cryptocurrency PRIZM, was grabbed off the street, bundled into a Mercedes, then beaten and robbed of $20,000 in cash, 300 bitcoins (BTC), and three iPhones.       Kidnappings and robberies of people involved in cryptocurrencies are becoming more frequent, particularly in Russia and Ukraine.       Just a few…

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7 transportation IoT predictions from Cisco

Cisco is one of the biggest proponents of the Internet of Things (IoT) and could be one of its main beneficiaries.     The networking giant is pushing IoT solutions in a number of areas, including the transportation sector.   An email interview with Kyle Connor, Cisco’s transportation industry principal highlights his seven most important points:     Data will be the new oil Connor noted that in the past, government and transportation agencies have not gone much beyond storing IoT transportation data. But going forward, he expects those agencies…

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Top Bitcoin Jobs go to Banking Cops

According to Bloomberg, top Wall Street enforcers, are getting top COP jobs in the new cryptocurrency world.  As the need for regulation is stepping up, more cryptocurrency and blockchain startups are looking for government authorities, prosecutors, security officials and even senior diplomats to join their ranks.       Ripple, a real-time gross settlement system (RTGS), currency exchange and remittance network added Ben Lawsky, a New York’s top financial watchdog, to its board.  Lawsky introduced BitLicience, which is a requirement for digital currency companies who want to operate in New…

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How Hackers Could Cause Global Chaos

Barrett Brown is a criminal connected to Anonymous, a group that hacked a private security firm to reveal secrets. He is now out and living in a halfway house in Dallas.     He had time while spending a year in a prison cell thinking about what he might do when he got out.   He says he is now ready to change, so next time he gets involved in hacking a corporation he is able to inflict maximum damage.   “Certainly, I haven’t gotten any less militant in the…

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Dogezer, a new generation Collaboration Platform for Software Development launches DGZ Token

PRESS RELEASE – RUSSIA – Dogezer is a new generation platform for entrepreneurs, software engineers, UI\UX designers, artists, salespersons, marketing specialists and all other individuals involved in the creation, promotion, and support of software products of any kind. The platform connects these individuals allowing them to collaborate on the products they believe in, and collectively share the fruits of their labor.     Dogezer enables entrepreneurs to form and manage their software development teams without the need for outside funding. It effectively helps team members to become product investors through…

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VRT World Aims to Raise $16 mln in Public Token Sale

PRESS RELEASE – SINGAPORE – VRT World (VR Technologies), a Singapore-registered company focused on virtual reality (VR), will hold a public crowd sale of its tokens from March 14 to April 30, 2018.     “We expect to raise up to $16 mln, which is the hard cap,” says Konstantin Negachev, CEO. “The figure is achievable as we already have a viable product. Over the next two weeks, we will deploy our project’s new website, roll out the operational version of VRT World Marketplace and make a series of updates…

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Circle buy Poloniex Crypto Exchange

As the value of cryptocurrencies continues to grow, so does the opportunity for business acquisitions. Circle, a peer-to-peer payments technology company using the blockchain, founded by Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville in October 2013 have just announced the acquisition of Poloniex, a crypto exchange.       According to Reuters, Circle is “one of the leading players in the over-the-counter market for bitcoin trading, and is soon launching a retail-focused app for buying cryptocurrencies, Circle Invest.  One of the best-funded blockchain startups, its investors include Goldman Sachs Group Inc and…

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Fake Bitcoin news or not 50 Cent?

Recently it was reported that Curtis Jackson, aka 50 Cent, discovered that from his 2014 album, “Animal Ambition,” he banked 700 bitcoins in payment, an amount that was worth between $7 million and $8 million during the boom of December 2017.       But now The Blast celebrity news site, citing court documents from his bankruptcy case, reports that rapper Curtis Jackson “never owned, and does not own, a bitcoin account or any bitcoins, and to the best of his knowledge, none of his companies had a bitcoin account…

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Bitcoin founder, Satoshi Nakamoto, sued for $ 10 Billion

Craig Wright, who previously claimed to be the pseudonymous Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, is being sued for a whopping $10 billion.     Ira Kleiman filed the suit on behalf of the estate of his brother, Dave, who has been linked to the earliest days of bitcoin. Kleiman, a forensic computer investigator, and author passed away in 2013.   Kleiman’s role in bitcoin came to light amid the controversy from late 2015, when Wright tried to identify himself as Satoshi Nakamoto.   The bitcoin community responded mostly with skepticism regarding…

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Embedded Vault Announces new Embedded Exchange with “ICO all in One”

LIMERICK, IRELAND – 26 February 2018 – Embedded Downloads the developers of the Embedded Vault announced early today that they are building a new “Embedded Exchange” that will be integrated into the Embedded Vault.   Embedded Exchange   According to the company, this will be a major development project and the Embedded Exchange will be a decentralised cryptocurrency exchange.   “A decentralized exchange is an exchange market that does not rely on a third-party service to hold the customer’s funds. Instead, trades occur directly between users (peer to peer) through…

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