Quantum computers do carry a certain threat to decentralized systems, blockchains and cryptocurrencies, but solutions are already being developed for this challenge, tells Russian mathematician Vladimir Gisin.
Newconomy Media is pleased to announce the first of the kind, decentralized online voting ahead of the much-anticipated online forum, Market Challenge is on.
Cyber security experts spent a month studying blockchain platforms. They detected at least 40 vulnerabilities.
One of the largest US publishers opened a job position looking for a blockchain specialist with managerial skills and media experience. But then suddenly deleted the ad.
Bitupper is a new player with huge potential in crypto industry. It offers unique features making this new block explorer a real trailblazer.
Facebook's ambitions to enter the cryptocurrency market and plans to launch its own token can lead to a multi-billion dollar revenue growth in a few years, an expert forecasts. Facebook Coin will help the social network to diversify its sources of income.
Konstantin Ignatov, born in Bulgaria, was detained in the United States on suspicion of fraud. He was one of the founders of the OneCoin cryptocurrency project.
The head and co-founder of Kaspersky Lab does not expect a quick large-scale implementation of cryptocurrencies in the world. According to him, if any mass adoption is to come, it will happen not earlier than 100 years from now.
First international legal deal to buy Kakao friends have been made between South Korea and Russia.
The plans of the Malta authorities to turn the island into a global blockchain hub may break on the unreadiness of the financial system to cooperate with cryptocurrency startups. According to market participants, the banks of Malta hardly open accounts for crypto companies.
More than 50 engineers work in the blockchain department of Facebook. Their desks are located in the office, which can be accessed only by those who have special key cards.
The team of developers of the Coinhive mining script designed to mine Monero on web site visitors' computers announced that the service would stop working due to its economic inexpediency.
In the Netherlands, three unknown persons attacked a cryptocurrency owner when he was at home with his 4-year-old daughter. In front of the child's eyes, criminals wearing police uniforms tortured the investor, demanding his cryptocurrency.
South Korean smartphone maker Samsung released a new gadget Galaxy S10, which is equipped with a device for storing private cryptocurrency keys. According to the media, it will be possible to store 4 cryptocurrencies in it, including bitcoins and ETH.
South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinbin, previously known as Youbit, declared its plans to file for bankruptcy after losing $26 million due to employee’s embezzlement.
IBM Vice President of blockchain Jesse Lund expects that bitcoin could grow to $1 million in the long term. IBM develops its own blockchain-based payment system aimed at competing with SWIFT.