Spectre and Meltdown are going straight for your Private Keys – How safe is your hardware wallet?

The BBC reported today that the tech industry kept the latest threat to our online life secret for six months, hiding behind non-disclosure agreements.     Apparently, there are two bugs, known as Meltdown and Spectre, which exploit security vulnerabilities in Intel, AMD, and ARM processors in all types o devices, including PCs, laptops, tablets, and smartphones.   Meltdown affects all devices with Intel chips, which are estimated to be in 90% of all computers (desktop and laptop combined), the BBC reported. Intel stock price had its own Meltdown today…

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Bitcoin News 3 July 2017 – Bitcoin Scaling Set in Motion (SegWit2X)

Bitcoin Today – The Bitcoin price, as well as Ethereum price, is moving sideways with some fluctuation when there are more buyers than sellers of the cryptocurrency or vice versa.         Other news headlines:   Segwit2x Beta Released and New UAHF Code Proposal `ABC´ Removes 1MB-Limit – The code to scale Bitcoin has been set in motion, this is to improve transaction time. Are cryptocurrencies going to go mainstream? Japan is a good example. Bitcoin Believers gobble up Satoshi’s white paper   IOTA Partners Healthcare Providers for…

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Has Bitcoin’s Scaling Debate Finally reached Agreement?

The big elephant in the room has been the big scaling debate between developers and miners for the past two years.  This year saw a faceoff between Bitcoin Core / Segregated Witness and Bitcoin Unlimited which turned pretty nasty at times.  We now hear that there could be acceptance by all parties on implementing an agreed scaling solution… imminently!   Reported by CoinTelegraph:- “According to sources, a number of Bitcoin businesses owners, including Barry Silbert (Digital Currency Group), Roger Ver (Bitcoin.com) and major mining players Jihan Wu (Bitmain) and Valery…

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