Google may want to use blockchain technology to protect audit information, according to a newly disclosed patent application.
The U.S. patent and trademark office issued a patent applications submitted in September last year, Google company shows they want to use technology to create a block chain “tamper-proof” log, which can store the signature, whether the information stored in the authentication system is modified, and to provide a clear path to find what information is modified, and when to modify. Read the rest of this post »
Published by Matt Johnston on March 23, 2018 6:20 am and last modified on March 23, 2018 6:20 am.
This year, Golden Frog held their annual Take Back Your Internet panel and party on March 9th during the opening night of SXSW. Their guests and panelists discussed a few key questions about the repeal of Net Neutrality, data as property and the state of Internet Freedom and what it means for Internet users going forward.
This year’s panelists included:
Philip Molter, Co-CTO, Golden Frog
Rachel Wolbers, Policy Director, Engine
Joseph Lorenzo Hall, Chief Technologist, Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT)
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Published by Matt Johnston on March 15, 2018 5:10 am
Within two minutes, the hackers stole the API Key in the VIA/BTC market, programmed the market price to pay the price, and sold VIA coins with high price via 31 pre-paid VIA cryptocurrency accounts. Read the rest of this post »
Published by Matt Johnston on March 8, 2018 8:23 am and last modified on March 8, 2018 8:29 am.
The Chinese government began blocking VyprVPN connections via IP blocking on March 3, around 10pm CST. The latest round of censorship occurred in conjunction with a major meeting in China, called the “Two Sessions,” which is an annual meeting of the country’s national legislature and top political advisory board. The meeting is important, and China has frequently ramped up censorship in conjunction with political events in the past. They rolled out workarounds and were back up and running in about 4 hours. Currently, VyprVPN service is restored to all users in China. Read the rest of this post »
Published by Matt Johnston on March 6, 2018 9:20 am
In the past few months bitcoin has been a big flop, but some of its supporters have stuck with it. Here’s one example: the winsons.
The twin brothers say people tend to think about the meaning of cryptocurrency in terms of interpersonal transfer. However, cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin can also be used to transfer value between machines, such as when a driverless car pays a transaction with another driverless vehicle. Read the rest of this post »
Published by Matt Johnston on February 26, 2018 9:40 am and last modified on February 26, 2018 9:52 am.
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The XXIII Winter Olympic Games will commence February 9, 2018 and conclude February 25, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea. In honor of such a historic event VyprVPN will be running extensive promotion and want to extend this opportunity to our members with an exclusive CPA offer. Through VyprVPN audiences across the globe will be able to access the Olympic broadcast of their choice, avoiding any unwanted delays, filler or adjusted coverage. If you are interested in participating in this promotional event please reach out to contact our online agent for details! Read the rest of this post »
Published by Matt Johnston on February 1, 2018 10:28 am
Facebook is banning all ads promoting cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, in an effort to prevent people from advertising what the company is calling “financial products and services frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices.”
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Published by Karen Lawrence on January 31, 2018 7:01 am and last modified on February 1, 2018 9:22 am.
Apple is going to add a new feature that would allow uses to automatically download and check parts of their medical records on their iPhones devices.
This medical check feature will become part of Apple’s popular Health app.users can use this app with this medical checking feature to transfer clinical data like cholesterol levels and lists of medications prescribed by their doctors — directly from their medical providers to their iPhones. Read the rest of this post »
Published by Karen Lawrence on January 25, 2018 9:35 am and last modified on January 31, 2018 7:04 am.
Linus Torvalds, Linux creator, is not happy about the Intel patches.
The Linux creator criticised differences in the way that Intel approached patches for the Meltdown and Spectre flaws. He said of the patches: “They do literally insane things. They do things that do not make sense.” Torvalds added: “And I really don’t want to see these garbage patches just mindlessly sent around.”
Spectre and Meltdown are design flaws in modern CPUs which may make hackers easily escape from system protections on a wide range of PCs, servers, and smartphones. Moreover, attackers can access data including passwords, from memory. Since the flaws were discovered, the tech industry has been scrambling to fix them before they can be exploited.
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Published by Karen Lawrence on January 23, 2018 8:22 am and last modified on January 31, 2018 7:02 am.
Snow is a selfie app which once was bought by Faceboook. Today, the company behind Snow has scooped up a $50 million investment from SoftBank and Sequoia China.
Snow was started by Naver, the Korean firm behind popular messaging app Line, and it had proven popular in Japan, Korea, China and other markets in Asia thanks to a focus on localized filters, stickers and features.
A major updated that dropped last week removed Snow’s user-to-user communication features and turned it into a dedicated selfie camera app. Without chat, the app doubles down on filters, stickers, augmented reality (AR), and other selfie-related features to make photos and other media that can be exported to social networks or chat groups. Read the rest of this post »
Published by Michael Myn on January 22, 2018 9:51 am and last modified on January 31, 2018 7:03 am.