Suspicious Bithumb hack connected to Bitblender Dark Web Service

  June 20, 2018 – Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT): Attorney Jonathan Levy predicts the $32 million in cryptocurrency reported hacked from Bithumb Exchange was laundered through Bitblender.io.      Bitblender.io boasts it is the “#1 Bitcoin Mixer on the Darknet.” Bitblender claims to use smart technology to erase Bitcoin history and make transactions 100% anonymous in effect laundering Bitcoins.  It is even possible as some allege that the hack was an inside job by Bithumb to generate funds or to avoid taxes. The funds, therefore, were likely recycled through…

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Upcoming ConnecTechAsia Summit Highlights Importance of Cloud and Intelligent Enterprises

Featuring three tracks – NetworkComms, EmergingTech and BroadcastMedia, ConnecTechAsia Summit will spotlight megatrends and disruptive strategies driving digital evolution   SINGAPORE – 20 June 2018 – ConnecTechAsia, the inaugural umbrella event encompassing CommunicAsia, BroadcastAsia and the new NXTAsia, will take place from 26 to 28 June at Marina Bay Sands and Suntec Singapore with a spotlight on the latest technology innovations and the most critical shifts that are impacting businesses and audiences today.     “As enterprises transform themselves digitally, they are beginning to reap the benefits of their initiatives.…

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World Refugee Day – How the blockchain could deliver digital identities for those most vulnerable

  20th June is World Refugee Day, an international day of observance dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.   We’ve reached out to some leading minds in emerging technology to shed light on how blockchain is combating some of the most severe issues facing refugees such as the global identity crises. With more than 1.1 billion people worldwide without an ID, these experts discuss how leveraging blockchain could deliver digital identities for those most vulnerable.   Industry experts Nydia Zhang, Co-founder and Chairwoman of Social…

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Bithumb hack emphasizes need for Security in Crypto Industry

Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb lost more than $30 million in the most recent crypto hack, further emphasizing the need for security in the industry. With blockchain technologies, the repercussions of a hack are much greater than in traditional technology.  Bloomberg reported that Exchanges are a juicy target for hackers, with more than a billion dollars worth of cryptocurrency being stolen.     In response to the latest hack, industry leaders highlight the importance to build confidence in the industry, follow best practice, implement a regulatory framework as well as decentralise…

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Indorse Partners with DREAM to Verify Reputations Through Blockchain and AI

DREAM will collaborate with Indorse to verify freelancer reputation data and build teams, backed by the world’s first combined airdrop.   Singapore — June 20, 2018 — Indorse, the decentralized social network for professionals, has announced a partnership with DREAM, the world’s leading marketplace for high-end blockchain talent. The collaboration aims to provide verification for users’ reputations through the creation of certifiable profiles on both platforms, as well as enabling entrepreneurs to raise funding and grow their teams.     Commenting on the partnership, Indorse Co-founder and CEO, Gaurang Torvekar,…

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EOT Blockchain Based Model for Passive Income

  Blockchain provides an opportunity to create passive income that is unique to the crypto world and can also be highly lucrative.     What is the EOT Blockchain?   The EOT Blockchain is an immutable record of all EOT transactions, stored on a network of computers thus creating a distributed ledger of all transactions.   How Does the EOT Blockchain Work?   When EOT started a first version of the record in the ledger was created and stored in what is block 1 or otherwise known as the Genesis…

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LQDEX Co-Founder, Yogesh Srihari, to Present at Blockchain World Conference

Los Angeles, June 20, 2018 –Blockchain’s first truly global event, The Blockchain World Conference, today announced that LQDEX co-founder, Yogesh Srihari, will speak on Thursday, July 12 at 12:30 p.m. at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City.     Srihari’s presentation, “LQDEX – The Next Generation Digital Asset Exchange” will discuss Srihari’s plan to meet market demand for a decentralized, trustless, cross-chain exchange.   The Blockchain World Conference is a three-day event featuring a powerful list of world-renowned speakers. The conference is open for registration. Attendees can use promo code YOGESH10…

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Algorithmic trading, now made for the masses

  An ecosystem that levels the playing field between industry professionals and the masses   Singapore – The team at GStar.AI is on a mission to empower the masses with algorithmic trading capabilities, which were previously exclusive to institutional and HNWI traders. Their ecosystem is simple to use and enhanced by cutting-edge technologies. Ultimately, the team has a strong desire to help the general public earn their income based on their own terms.     The GStar Ecosystem is designed to allow traders to deploy trade ideas in plain English without…

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5G: The Roadmap to Launch in Asia

  ConnecTechAsia Summit speaker, Quah Mei Lee, Industry Principal – ICT Practice APAC, Frost & Sullivan, discusses the potential and challenges of 5G as a catalyst for Asia’s digital revolution.     By 2022, there will be 280 million 5G subscriptions in Asia Pacific, with 5G service revenue reaching US$4.5 billion.   Compared to previous generations of networks, 5G’s significance lies in its capability to offer real-time end-to-end service offerings. Alongside the emergence of technologies such as the IoT, drones, smart devices and with increased mobile phone uptake, 5G has…

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The relationship between education and blockchain

The UK Department for Education has announced they have no immediate plans to include cryptocurrency and blockchain as topics in the UK school curriculum.       The announcement is timely considering the ongoing conversation surrounding the incorporation of blockchain and cryptocurrency education into the curricula of several leading universities, including New York University (NYU) and the University of Cambridge, which introduced a module in blockchain to its Masters in Finance degree in 2016.   With third-level institutions steadily incorporating blockchain into their existing curricula, it is becoming increasingly apparent…

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