Stanford Team Designs Findora Platform to Decentralize the Financial System

Findora ensures data privacy, regulatory compliance, and full scalability   Menlo Park, California – A team of entrepreneurs and academics has unveiled the development of Findora, a cryptographically transparent public blockchain for building financial applications.   Findora’s leadership team is comprised of experienced entrepreneurs and Stanford academics, including Charles Lu, Ben Fisch, Benedikt Bünz, and John Powers. Fisch and Bünz are each known for several inventions in the blockchain sphere, including Bulletproofs, verifiable delay functions, and Filecoin’s proof-of-storage. Powers is the former CEO of Stanford’s USD $25 billion fund.   …

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Crypto Exchanges Conquering the Market for Initial Coin Offerings

The market for digital assets such as Bitcoin is growing again and reached a market capitalization of USD 323 billion by the end of June 2019 Capital of USD 3.3 billion has been raised via crypto fundraising by the end of May 2019 The Initial Exchange Offerings offered via crypto exchanges are establishing themselves as a new fundraising instrument in the blockchain sector After various incidents, awareness of cybersecurity is growing   Zug, 26 June 2019 – While digital assets reached their lowest market capitalization in 21 months in February…

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Global Electric Vehicle Market – An inevitable step for the global auto market

  Once mocked as toys, electric vehicles have become an inevitable step for the global auto market. The fact that electric vehicle sales are on pace to reach over 1.6 million this year, up from just a few hundred thousand in 2014 is enough to portray the future of this exuberant industry. The government support across various countries in the form of grants, subsidies, and tax rebates is proving to be a major driving factor for the electric vehicle market. Improving charging infrastructure, increasing vehicle range, and reducing the cost…

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BLOCKCHAIN – Is Data Privacy possible in the Digital age?

  A poll carried out in 2018, revealed a staggering 90% of people were “very concerned” about their internet privacy. Data privacy and the importance of safeguarding personal data, along with how companies are using blockchain technology to empower individuals to take control of their own data, are among the topics explored in the commentary below:-   Nydia Zhang, Co-founder, and Chairman of Social Alpha Foundation, a not-for-profit grant making platform supporting blockchain technology for social good, commented: In this new data insecure world, privacy is the new premium service.…

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Most Consumers Concerned ISPs Monitor, Share and Sell Their Personal Data

  Majority of Americans Show Deep Interest in Applying Sharing Economy Model to Internet Connectivity   Oakland, Calif. August 2, 2018 – So much of what we do takes place online and as our digital world grows, so does the power of Internet service providers (ISPs). Open Garden, the decentralized ISP solution, recently surveyed 1,000 Americans to better understand consumer perceptions toward Internet service providers and privacy concerns regarding their online activities and personal information.     Most Americans access the Internet through large ISPs including Comcast Xfinity, Charter Communications…

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What is DigiByte?

  What is DigiByte – Founded in 2014, DigiByte is a cryptocurrency that offering secure, fast and forward thinking blockchain technology. With more than 4.5 years of solid development Digibyte is definitely a cryptocurrency that warrants a second look.   Pay for your night out with DGB… in Jamaica!   Saturday Night LIVE #TONIGHT at Seastar Negril #Jamaica ??? Sasanya Dawson Hiyah Grade Band Seastar Drummers and Dancers Sound Intense Steve Streamed live @SeastarN &https://t.co/gLP88ODmv6 $25 Show & Buffet – 7pm#CryptoAccepted #massadoption$dgb $go $btc $eth $ltc $xmr pic.twitter.com/PIw81QzKOz — Donald Porter…

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What is the Bitcoin of Things?

We are in a world where more and more devices are linked to the internet, this is called IoT or the Internet of Things. It is estimated that more than 50 Billion devices will be linked to the internet by 2020. The connection of these devices does not only create opportunities but is also a massive security risk.     Hacking of IoT Devices   Unfortunately, a lot of manufacturers are rushing their IoT devices to the market, ignoring the risks that hackers pose.   These threats were researched in…

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Fitness Tracking App reveals secret US Army bases

Fitness tracking company, Strava has been revealing sensitive information about the location and staffing of military bases and spy outposts around the world.     The details were released in a data visualisation map that shows all the activity tracked by users of its app, which allows people to record their exercise and share it with others.   Amazingly this map, released in November 2017, shows every single activity ever uploaded to Strava – more than 3 trillion individual GPS data points, according to the company.   Users can use…

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Bitcoin Price Predictions Bullish but EOT may be set up for the “Perfect Storm” in 2018

As 2017 draws to a close, Cryptocurrency traders are sharpening their pencils and there are numerous predictions for Bitcoin prices in 2018.   See this story for the main Bitcoin predictions for 2018   However, not everyone might be so bullish on Bitcoin and as Bitcoin futures falters a bit there might be traders looking for an alternative.  As reported on CNBC Bitcoin futures traded lower on debut on the CME [Chicago Mercantile Exchange] – See full article here   As traders are looking ahead to 2018 and some are…

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Simplilearn Launches Courses in New Age Digital Domains Namely – Machine Learning, Digital and Social Selling and Blockchain

BANGALORE, December 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Simplilearn, the digital economy training company, has launched three new age courses in Machine Learning, Digital and Social Selling and Blockchain. Through these new courses, Simplilearn is positioned to help professionals and enterprises stay relevant with the latest skill sets relevant for the digital age.   “Businesses today are at the crux of digital transformation, and the adoption of newer technologies is disrupting the way companies function. As we witness the rapid pace of change brought about by this digital transformation, we continue to help our students and enterprises adapt to…

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