Posts Tagged ‘Internet’

  • What to Expect for Bitcoin’s Upgrade This Month

    08.11.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on What to Expect for Bitcoin’s Upgrade This Month

    Bitcoin futures are a big deal – but the future is bringing something that could be even bigger. In mid-November, there will be a code fork. This is essentially “round two” of the squabble that recently created the newcomer cryptocurrency called

  • In 2017, This Asset Is Up 523% So Far

    31.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on In 2017, This Asset Is Up 523% So Far

    Bitcoin has smashed through to a new all-time high… Just over a week after passing the $6,000 mark for the first time, the world’s first cryptocurrency hit its highest price ever of $6,221.

  • These Israeli-Developed Bullets Don’t Kill – They Observe

    06.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on These Israeli-Developed Bullets Don’t Kill – They Observe

    This grenade, full of cameras, could be fired over risky areas, streaming video and images of the area back to the soldier who fired it, to prevent them from stumbling into a trap. It was only recently that I realized it was a glimpse into the future… where

  • You Can Officially Refer to Bitcoin as Money

    03.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on You Can Officially Refer to Bitcoin as Money

    Anything can be a medium of exchange, as long as it’s accepted. And bitcoin increasingly is. It fulfills that—or is in process of doing so. It will become more accepted as government fiat currencies approach their intrinsic values—essentially

  • You Can’t Hide from New App Buried in Your Web Browser

    20.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on You Can’t Hide from New App Buried in Your Web Browser

    Individual liberty and privacy are not “in vogue” these days. The state and surveillance capitalists take an increasing interest in our lives, with little resistance from us.

  • Google and Microsoft Making the Bitcoin-Killer App.

    20.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Google and Microsoft Making the Bitcoin-Killer App.

    It would allow you to store bitcoin and other cryptos on your internet browser, allowing you to pay and send currency without needing a third party like PayPal to facilitate the transfer. Here's the big danger of such an app...

  • This Scandal Could Topple Facebook Forever

    14.09.2017 • FranceComments Off on This Scandal Could Topple Facebook Forever

    It's hard to track how many people see an ad in a magazine or your poster at a conference. On the other hand, a geek can guarantee you click rates, traffic, etc. Well, that's what we all thought up until this week...

  • The Adult Genre Could Send This Tech Soaring

    12.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on The Adult Genre Could Send This Tech Soaring

    A couple of weeks ago, I read Supertoys Last All Summer Long by Brian Aldiss. It’s all about how humans could develop feelings for machines – and it’s great but far-fetched, however; its ethical issues could be a problem for subsequent generations

  • A Crypto-Critic’s Worst Nightmare

    01.09.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on A Crypto-Critic’s Worst Nightmare

    You may think that you've missed the crypto-currency boat, but that assumption would be dangerously wrong. Expert, Philippe Herlin, describes the coming events set to send cryptos stratospheric.

  • Bitcoin Soaring to €100,000

    31.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Bitcoin Soaring to €100,000

    If you didn't know, there is a set limit on how many bitcoin will ever be mined: 21 million. With a limited quantity and growing demand, bitcoin's long-term value can only grow higher.

  • Crypto Prices Heat Up in the Face of the Global Meltdown

    14.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Crypto Prices Heat Up in the Face of the Global Meltdown

    Following the Bitcoin craze, hundreds of cryptos hover around 10, 100, or even 1000 times their January value per coin.

  • Cryptos Are Making Broke College Students Rich

    11.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Cryptos Are Making Broke College Students Rich

    Cryptos have made more gains in less time than any other asset. Today they represent 102 billion euros, up from less than 1 billion just four years ago.

  • Hackers Are Stealing $1 Trillion per Year from Businesses

    07.08.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Hackers Are Stealing $1 Trillion per Year from Businesses

    The number of cyberattacks stands to grow exponentially in the next few years, and companies capable of defending against these attacks have the opportunity to profit immensely.

  • Digital Currencies Now Outnumber National Currencies by 5:1.

    04.08.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Digital Currencies Now Outnumber National Currencies by 5:1.

    While the fiat club has stalled in recruiting new members, the crypto club is multiplying all the time. Some are jokes, some are scams, but one is both...

  • If You Use Google, Your Most Private Data Is as Good as Sold

    13.07.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on If You Use Google, Your Most Private Data Is as Good as Sold

    Google Street View launched in 2007 and had an aim to allow anyone with access to the internet gain access to the world...and in a more sinister twist, to allow Google access into your home.

  • Will Cyberspace Dominate Real Space?

    12.07.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Will Cyberspace Dominate Real Space?

    In a world where almost half the population uses the internet, people spend nine hours a day on social media, and computers are being taught to dream, this author's vision of the future doesn’t seem that far off the mark.

  • NSA Director: “We Kill People Based on Metadata”

    11.07.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on NSA Director: “We Kill People Based on Metadata”

    The bigger the internet gets, the more metadata there is, and those with access to it can become wealthy, influential, or both.

  • Is Bitcoin the World’s Most Valuable One-Trick Pony?

    11.07.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Is Bitcoin the World’s Most Valuable One-Trick Pony?

    Even if cryptos will serve as currency in the future, the other uses of the blockchain, which is taking up more and more media attention, could possibly disappear with the wind...

  • Bitcoin Deserves a Home in Your Portfolio

    10.07.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Bitcoin Deserves a Home in Your Portfolio

    We sat down with the self-described “bitcoin bull” to discover what readers need to know about the future of the popular cryptocurrency, which has more than doubled in value since the start of 2017.

  • Can You Name the Newest Wonder of the World?

    10.07.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Can You Name the Newest Wonder of the World?

    A modern Library of Alexandria stands at the centre of our civilization - the internet...yet we don't seem to use it as a library. Instead, we use it as a digital venue for squabbles and banter.

  • Mining Could Cause Popular Crypto Value to Cave

    22.06.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Mining Could Cause Popular Crypto Value to Cave

    Anyone with a computer can 'mine' and resell cryptos...so why aren't more people doing it? And what does China have to do with it?

  • Will Amazon Stay Prime?

    07.06.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Will Amazon Stay Prime?

    Now is a great time to ask where Amazon stock will go next. If its success continues the firm could grow to dominate global e-commerce. Or, it could get torn apart by a public-interest lawsuit, like Standard Oil was a century ago...

  • Collecting Rent With a Pistol

    16.05.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Collecting Rent With a Pistol

    Together, the Fed, the ECB, and the Bank of Japan now own about $12.5 trillion in assets. What happens when they reclaim what they put in... when they un-prime the pump… when they reverse the great stock market liquidity boom of 2009–2017? Ai yi yi.

  • Facebook to Now Monitor How You Feel

    10.05.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Facebook to Now Monitor How You Feel

    Despite the hype, salespeople have been doing this for millennia – and a technological approach isn’t necessarily any less ethical. Behind the hubristic headlines, the real story is far more nuanced. Today, we’ll unpack it.