These Christmas Toys can probably be Hacked

According to IBT Times, new research suggested some products under Christmas trees this year could easily be hacked. Experts warned popular toys – From the Star Wars BB-8 to smartwatches, drones, RC cars and educational devices – could be hacked and exploited to spy on children.   Adults are also being targetted … in the same report, it was reported that Ashley Madison leaked users’ private photos.   In 2015, the website suffered a high-profile hack which had widespread consequences and now security researchers at Kromtech, working with security researcher…

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Internet of Things Community (IoT Community) announces its Second Annual IoT Slam Live Conference

IoT Community opens call for papers inviting the brightest minds to present customer successes and best practice use cases.  Enterprise CxO’s and leading IoT authorities to convene in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina on June 21-22, 2018.   SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ The Internet of Things Community™ (IoT Community™ Ltd), the world’s largest community and network of CxO’s and IoT professionals announces the launch of its Second Annual IoT Slam® Live Internet of Things conference, taking place June 21 – 22, 2018 at the Archie K Davis Conference Centre, located at the Research Triangle Park,…

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Smart Cannabis Corp and SinglePoint, Inc. Announce Joint Venture Expanding Blockchain Technology into SMARTAPP Automation Software for the Rapidly Growing Cannabis Market

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Smart Cannabis Corp (OTC PINK: SCNA) and SinglePoint, Inc. (OTC: SING) have signed a letter of intent to formalize a multi-faceted joint venture and co-marketing relationship for the cannabis market bringing cyber currency payment solutions together with our SMARTAPP automation software product, and soon-to-be-released “Track and Trace Software System,” which will be a natural add-on extension to SinglePoint’s current payment processing system. The SMARTAPP is currently installed and functional in our testing facility as it undergoes final approvals from the iTunes store. It is slated to…

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Embedded Downloads welcomes launch of IOT data marketplace with Blockchain network IOTA, Microsoft, Fujitsu and others

Embedded Downloads welcomed the news earlier this week that Microsoft, Fujitsu and twenty other companies launched a public accessible IOT data marketplace with Berlin-based crypto startup IOTA.   As reported by Reuters – Click here to read the full article   According to a spokesperson for Embedded Downloads, it was great news that large enterprises are seeing the potential of blockchain and IOT [Internet of Things] integration.     The company announced earlier this week that the Limerick Blockchain Mastermind will have as the discussion topic at its next meeting at…

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Global Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin Market is Boosted by Rising Acceptance, Surging Investment by Venture Capitalists, Highly Volatile Value of Cryptocurrency: Ken Research

GURUGRAM, India, December 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Global cryptocurrency market by market cap of major players, Global bitcoin market by revenue, by bitcoin circulation and revenue from mining, segment (by volume of trade in exchanges, by use of bitcoin, mining facilities around the globe), Global bitcoin mining market (by type of mining, exchanges, matrix for bitcoin mining pool and type of payment methods) and Competitive landscape of major mining pools including AntPool, F2Pool, BitFury, BTCC Pool, BW.com, ViaBTC, SlushPool, HaoBTC, BTC.com and 1Hash.    Global Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin market value has augmented positively, majorly owing to increasing acceptance of cryptocurrency by merchants and shopkeepers.…

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Jincor aims to raise up to $26.6M creating the future of blockchain for business

Jincor, Pte. Ltd., which develops a one-stop solution for businesses to adopt smart contracts and cryptocurrency payments with no legal, technical, or operational complications, has started its crowdsale campaign. The project’s team estimates that over 10,000 businesses will be using Jincor Open Beta by the end of the next year and up to 20,000 within the course of 2019.   Jincor has already launched a closed beta with its basic functionality, which is currently being tested by dozens of companies. The Open Beta, that will become available at the beginning…

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Huobi.pro Monthly Report November 2017: more than US$4 billion in Cumulative Transactions; Number of new users grew more than 20 times

SINGAPORE, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Huobi.pro released its November monthly report to its worldwide users. According to the report, Huobi Blockchain Application Institute has researched and assessed over 200 asset projects built on blockchain technology. These projects were founded by more than 200 different teams from more than 20 countries. Of the 200 asset projects, 27 high-quality projects were selected by the Institute based on Huobi’s internal standards and process in outstanding innovation, risk control, and other evaluation criteria.     Other important details Huobi.pro’s new users have grown more than 20 times in November Majority users are…

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Limerick Blockchain Mastermind – Bank of Ireland, University of Limerick Campus

IRELAND – 6 December 2017 / Embedded Downloads announced today that they will host the next  Limerick Blockchain Mastermind at the Bank Of Ireland, Limerick University Campus.  The event will be held monthly with the next meeting scheduled for January 2018.   The aim of the Limerick Blockchain Mastermind is to bring blockchain experts from the financial, technology and other sectors together to explore opportunities presented by this new technology. The group will also be inviting blockchain companies and associated groups from Galway, Cork and Dublin.   The subject of…

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10 Cybersecurity Threats and Trends for 2018

Tech Security Firm SpiderOak Warns of Nightmare Scenarios to Come.  CHICAGO, Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/  “As organizations and individuals become increasingly reliant on IoT for critical functions, the risks that we are taking are becoming greater and greater,” says Christopher Skinner, CEO of technology security firm SpiderOak. “Attack surfaces are exploding – the nearly 4 billion people online worldwide means 4 billion different entry points for criminals. We trust our devices and systems to drive our cars, deliver vital medical treatments, and protect our homes and supply chains, but these have never been more insecure.”…

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What is Swiss Bank in Your Pocket?

As the value of cryptocurrency is increasing of late, it is vital to keep our cryptocurrency as safe as possible, for example, in a Swiss Bank In Your Pocket.  Bit-Media interviewed the company to find out more about the product behind the intriguing name.     Bit-Media: – So what is a Swiss Bank in Your Pocket? SBIYP: – Swiss Bank In Your Pocket is a suite of crypto banking applications that comes with a hardware key to make it a safe and secure environment to send and receive cryptocurrencies.…

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