EOT can save Donald Trump from Fake News

Donald Trump complained again on twitter today about fake news…       As can be seen, by the copy of President Trump’s tweets he accused The Washington Post and CNN of posting fake news.   As reported by the Telegraph in the UK: “Fake news” was not a term many people used 18 months ago, but it is now seen as one of the greatest threats to democracy, free debate and the Western order. As well as being a favorite term of Donald Trump, it has been named the…

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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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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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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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US$2b of capital available for FinTech start-ups through Singapore FinTech Festival 2017’s Investor Summit

SINGAPORE, Nov. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Over 1,000 attendees, comprising investors and FinTech start-ups, turned up at the Singapore FinTech Festival’s Investor Summit or “Deal Day” today, and up to US$2 billion of capital was made available for the start-ups. The Investor Summit was the finale of the four-month long matchmaking programme to provide opportunities for FinTech start-ups to access funding from local and global investors. More than 1,000 FinTech start-ups and 400 investors indicated interest to participate in the process and 525 connections were made among interested parties.     The Investor Summit,…

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SAP Blockchain Initiative Expands to 27 Members

BARCELONA, Spain, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) said today that 27 customers and partners, with a total market value of $819 billion,* have joined SAP’s blockchain co-innovation initiative. The initiative seeks to integrate the digital ledger system into Internet of Things (IoT), manufacturing and digital supply-chain solutions using the SAP® Cloud Platform Blockchain service. The announcement was made at SAP TechEd Barcelona, taking place Nov. 14-16.  Participating companies span the globe and represent the consumer products, telecom, retail, pharmaceuticals, logistics, agriculture, high-tech, aerospace and defense, industrial machinery, energy and utilities, and public services industries. This breadth…

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Bithumb takes over 51% of global market share within five days of integrating QTUM

SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/   Bithumb’s trading volume jumps sixfold overnight after integrating QTUM Bithumb ranks first in global exchange for Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Ripple (XRP) Bithumb’s tenth coin, QTUM, reaches a new all-time high of 17,053 KRW since integration Ranking for Bithumb exchange   Within five days of integrating QTUM as its tenth coin, Bithumb has become the largest QTUM exchange. On October 20th, “Bithumb” (CEO Kim Dae-shik), the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, listed QTUM as its tenth coin and ranked first in the QTUM exchange with 51% of…

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BitVault® introduced to FinTech community at London event

Embedded Downloads officially introduced BitVault®, the world’s first blockchain phone and crypto communicator at an event on 31 October 2017. The event was held at an exclusive London venue with Kash Amini, global brand representative and ambassador for BitVault®, welcoming selected guests from the banking, fintech and corporate community to an evening of food, drinks, and entertainment. The event was also attended by representatives of VVDN Technologies from India, the design and manufacturing partner for the BitVault®. According to Embedded Downloads the product was well received and the company and…

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