Sorry for your loss.Image: Karl Tapales/Getty Images By Jack Morse2018-02-15 19:50:17 UTC All your money is gone. Whoops! Sorry for your loss. The world of cryptocurrency trading is notoriously risky, but it wasn’t supposed to be like this. Some Coinbase account holders are losing their shit today as they look to their bank statements toRead More
It was a hell of a ride. Peaking at nearly $11,400 earlier this week, Bitcoin’s value dropped by a fifth Thursday, deflating the cryptocurrency’s explosive growth since last year. Reuters: One market-watcher attributed the fall to outages in bitcoin exchanges and the heavy price surge of recent times. “Naturally a few of the early bitcoinRead More
219 Shares Image: Shutterstock/Wit Olszewski By Stan Schroeder2017-09-12 13:15:36 UTC Late last week, a report from Caixin shook the Bitcoin world. According to the state-owned media outlet, China plans to ban all cryptocurrency exchanges. The report was followed by a similar one from The Wall Street Journal, which cited anonymous sources familiar with the matter. Read More
The Wannacry worm burned through the world’s unpatched IT systems, hitting more than 80 countries in 24 hours, taking down hospitals, airlines, banks and logistics companies, until a hidden killswitch was able to halt its spread.
The Wannacry worm owed its virulence to its use of leaked NSA cyberweapon — a defectRead More
In this week’s Cool Tools Show podcast, Kevin Kelly and I interviewed Nick Bilton. Nick is a Special Correspondent for Vanity Fair and author of three books, including Hatching Twitter and his latest, American Kingpin, which chronicles the rise and fall of the Silk Road and the Dread Pirate Roberts.
Here’s a bit fromRead More