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Where Marijuana Mixes With Bitcoin and BlockchainSouth by Southwest may be best known for its music and film festivals but it s the tech portion of the show that attracts many investors like us to the Silicon Hills of Austin Texas Yes there is the predictable but important focus on AR VR AI and self drivingLatest Articles in Stocks25 Mar 2019 23:06:48 GMTRELATED NEWS

Android Users' Security and Privacy At Risk From Shadowy Ecosystem of Pre-Installed Software, Study WarnsResearchers behind a large-scale independent study of pre-installed Android apps unearthed a complex ecosystem of players with a primary focus on advertising and 'data-driven services' -- which they argue the average Android user is likely to be unaware of (while also likely lacking the ability to uninstall/evade the baked in software's privileged access to data and resources themselves), reports TechCrunch. [...]Slashdot25 Mar 2019 22:20:00 GMT

Monday Sector Laggards: Computers, Hospital & Medical PractitionersIn trading on Monday computers shares were relative laggards down on the day by about 1 2 Helping drag down the group were shares of Riot Blockchain down about 10 1 and shares of Inseego off about 3 1 on the day Also lagging the market Monday are hospital amp medicalLatest Articles in Investing Ideas25 Mar 2019 18:07:28 GMT

Hackers attacked one million-plus Asus users through malicious updateHackers were able to deliver malware to the more one million-plus Asus computer owners last year by hijacking the company's software update system, security researchers said on Monday. Reuters: Technology News25 Mar 2019 16:35:21 GMT

Breaking through the Blockchain noiseLast year was the year of the blockchain proof of concept. This year, we’re kicking it up a notch with real steps toward blockchain implementations. For many, blockchain is still a grand idea. For the forward thinking, it is already a reality in production level systems. Implementing blockchain is not risky or unconventional - it’s pragmatic. [...]News25 Mar 2019 16:19:00 GMT

Pwn2Own Competitors Crack Tesla, Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge, and Windows 10A research duo who hacked a Tesla were the big winners at the annual Pwn2Own white hat security contest, reports ZDNet. The duo earned $375,000 in prize money, of the total of $545,000 awarded during the whole three-day competition... They also get to keep the car. Team Fluoroacetate -- made up of Amat Cama and Richard Zhu -- hacked the Tesla car via its browser. [...]Slashdot24 Mar 2019 01:34:00 GMTRELATED NEWS

FEMA Data Breach Hits 2.5 Million Disaster SurvivorsThe Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) unlawfully shared the private information of 2.3 million hurricane and wildfire survivors with a federal contractor that was helping them find temporary housing, an inspector general from the Department of Homeland Security said Friday. The data includes 20 unnecessary data fields such as electronic funds transfer number, bank transit number and addresses. [...]Slashdot23 Mar 2019 00:50:00 GMT

Putin’s Crackdown on Dissent Is WorkingMOSCOW—Soon after the 17-year-old Mikhail Zhlobitsky criticized the Russian security services and blew himself up in October outside an office of the FSB, the successor organization to the KGB, in the country’s far northwest, Svetlana Prokopyeva took to the airwaves.Zhlobitsky was part of a generation that grew up entirely under Russian President Vladimir Putin, she said. [...]The Atlantic22 Mar 2019 10:31:46 GMT

3 Stocks to Gain From Blockchain's Retail ReachThe global retail market may be the ultimate space to benefit tremendously from blockchain technology s real world implementation More industries are realizing the potential of blockchain outside the crypto currency market which is not only a fast secure and accurate system but also doesnLatest Articles in Stocks21 Mar 2019 03:15:35 GMTRELATED NEWS

Monash Uni claims reputation-based blockchain capable of defending itselfThe miner has their 'reputation' lowered to prevent malicious activity, the university says.Latest news20 Mar 2019 22:57:28 GMT

Figure Technologies expands leadership teamFigure Technologies announced its intention to shake up home equity lending in the fall, and now it's making key hires to help achieve this goal. The fintech company is the brainchild of former SoFi co-founder and CEO Mike Cagney, who launched the company last March with the goal of leveraging AI, blockchain and advanced analytics to revolutionize home equity lending. [...]News20 Mar 2019 16:24:00 GMT

Mesa health-tech company moves to new office, plans to triple headcountThe company uses automation, blockchain and artificial intelligence and a software-as-a-service platform to power the next generation of health care administration.Health Care News - Health Care News Headlines | Bizjournals.com19 Mar 2019 20:15:32 GMT

DARPA Is Building a $10 Million, Open Source, Secure Voting Systemsamleecole writes: For years security professionals and election integrity activists have been pushing voting machine vendors to build more secure and verifiable election systems, so voters and candidates can be assured election outcomes haven't been manipulated. Now they might finally get this thanks to a new $10 million contract the Defense Department's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has launched to design and build a secure voting system that it hopes will be impervious to hacking. [...]Slashdot14 Mar 2019 18:02:00 GMT

CipherTrace Partners with Maltese Regulators to Manage Risk of Financial CrimesCipherTrace a blockchain analytics company is partnering with the Republic of Malta s sole financial regulatory agency to ensure that all crypto transactions within the country are free of money laundering and other similar financial crimes AsLatest Articles in14 Mar 2019 00:06:55 GMT

Researchers build nanoscale distributed DNA computing systems from artificial protocellsLiving cells communicate with each other by sending and receiving molecular signals that diffuse between neighboring cells to activate key molecular processes. This communication enables cell populations to implement collective information processing functions that cannot be achieved by individual cells in isolation. [...]Microsoft Research11 Mar 2019 23:01:47 GMT

Blockchain boosters warn that regulatory uncertainty is harming innovationThe pace of progress in the digital asset industry has officials struggling to keep up.Mobile - MIT Technology Review08 Mar 2019 19:34:00 GMTRELATED NEWS

Machine Learning Can Use Tweets To Spot Critical Security FlawsResearchers at Ohio State University, the security company FireEye, and research firm Leidos last week published a paper [PDF] describing a new system that reads millions of tweets for mentions of software security vulnerabilities, and then, using their machine-learning-trained algorithm, assessed how much of a threat they represent based on how they're described. [...]Slashdot08 Mar 2019 16:45:00 GMT

They say that breaking up monolithic systems is hard to doThings can get messy fast when busting up the monoliths into distributed microservices. Two seasoned software engineers discuss the joys and pains. .Latest news08 Mar 2019 15:27:00 GMT

Java, meet Kubernetes and serverless computingRed Hat is looking to bring Java into more-modern computing paradigms by providing a tool tuned to Kubernetes and serverless environments.Currently in beta, Red Hat’s open source Quarkus framework is aimed at a container-first, cloud-native world. It uses a unified reactive and imperative programming model to address distributed application architectures such as microservices and serverless. [...]InfoWorld News08 Mar 2019 11:00:00 GMT

Security holes found in big brand car alarmsSecurity researchers show Click’s Dan Simmons how to take control of a car via its smart alarm system.BBC News - Technology08 Mar 2019 01:48:50 GMTRELATED NEWS

Jeffrey Wright: More sympathy for violent criminals than ManafortEmmy and Tony award-winning actor Jeffrey Wright joins Ari Melber to discuss his new film on HBO, “O.G.” which explores the prison system and was shot inside a real maximum security prison in Indiana. As Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, faces...msnbc.com Latest Headlines06 Mar 2019 01:17:45 GMT

Qbot Malware Resurfaces In New Attack Against Businessesitwbennett writes: Security researchers at Varonis have uncovered a new attack using a new version of the venerable Qbot malware that creates scheduled tasks and adds entries to the system registry to achieve persistence, writes Lucian Constantin, reporting on the attack for CSO. The malware then starts recording all keystrokes typed by users, steals credentials and authentication cookies saved inside browsers, and injects malicious code into other processes to search for and steal financial-related text strings. [...]Slashdot02 Mar 2019 02:10:00 GMT

Op Ed: Defining Decentralization: How Ambiguity Continues to Divide CryptoThere are many keywords in blockchain but few spark as much emotion as decentralization For many of us it was the dream of decentralization that inspired us to embark into the industry in the first place the driving force encouraging us to explore the manyLatest Articles in01 Mar 2019 19:07:33 GMT

What the hell is a blockchain phone—and do I need one?The first wave of crypto-focused smartphones from big players like Samsung is a small step toward a decentralized web.Mobile - MIT Technology Review28 Feb 2019 16:52:00 GMT

TMS obtains provisional approval for three blockchain servicing patentsFinancial services and mortgage company TMS announced it has received provisional approval for three blockchain-related servicing patents. The company explained that through its subservicing platform SIME, or Servicing Intelligence Made Easy, the three patents will introduce servicing data and records to the blockchain for the first time. [...]News27 Feb 2019 21:54:00 GMT

DApps in Focus: Moving Beyond the Infrastructure and Toward Mass UseBy Jimmy Zhong, CEO of IOST , the application-friendly, next generation public blockchain infrastructure, helping decentralized app developers overcome some of the most challenging problems with mass adoption. Since its inception, advocates of blockchain technology have been working towards mainstre [. [...]Latest Articles in Technology27 Feb 2019 19:37:28 GMT

Infant mortality in Venezuela has doubled during crisis, UN saysUN security council officials clash over ‘politicised’ aid to troubled country as peace-building chief warns of ‘grim realities’Infant mortality in Venezuela has soared by roughly 50% during the prolonged political crisis in the country.Briefing the UN security council, the UN’s political and peace building chief, Rosemary DiCarlo, depicted a devastating collapse in Venezuela’s health system. [...]World news | The Guardian27 Feb 2019 14:04:22 GMT

Exposing flaws in metrics for user login systemsHow good is the research on the success or failure of the system that verifies your identity when you log into a computer, smartphone or other device? Chances are it's not good, and that's a major security and privacy issue that should be fixed, according to a study that proposes a novel solution.Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily26 Feb 2019 14:15:59 GMT

Brexit to harm UK's cherished health service, experts sayA British exit from the EU without a deal would have an immediate and drastic impact on availability of medicines and vaccines as well as affecting health system funding and staffing, experts warned on Monday.Reuters: Health News25 Feb 2019 23:38:13 GMT

Overstock is still a retailer but it wants to be a blockchain companyOnline retailer Overstock really doesn't want to be in the e-commerce business anymore.CNN.com - RSS Channel - HP Hero25 Feb 2019 15:05:01 GMT

Samsung's Crypto-Wallet Gives New Galaxy an EdgeRevealed – the new Samsung Galaxy S10 will have a built-in crypto wallet! That’s the word spreading fast round the crypto-oriented interwebs over the last few days. There have been rumors of this development since January, when an image leaked of the new phone, showing a blockchain button on the hom [. [...]Latest Articles in Technology25 Feb 2019 13:30:45 GMTRELATED NEWS

Austrac trialling blockchain to automate funds transfer instructionsThe proof of concept is testing the feasibility of using blockchain to help entities such as banks, remitters, and casinos, automate international fund transfer instructions reporting.Latest news24 Feb 2019 23:51:59 GMT

The Microphones That May Be Hidden in Your HomeGoogle apologized Wednesday to customers who purchased its Nest Secure home-security system. The device is equipped with a microphone that has gone unmentioned since it went on sale in 2017. Earlier in February, Google announced on Twitter an upcoming software update that activated the microphone, making the Nest Guard responsive to voice commands and Google Assistant technology. [...]Technology | The Atlantic23 Feb 2019 16:40:02 GMT

Once Hailed As Unhackable, Blockchains Are Now Getting Hackedschwit1 shares a report from MIT Technology Review: Early last month, the security team at Coinbase noticed something strange going on in Ethereum Classic, one of the cryptocurrencies people can buy and sell using Coinbase's popular exchange platform. Its blockchain, the history of all its transactions, was under attack. [...]Slashdot22 Feb 2019 23:50:00 GMT

Arlo Ultra, hands-on: A premium security camera with expansion potentialThe Arlo Ultra delivers high-quality video recording and added features like an integrated siren and spotlight. With the SmartHub, it can form the basis of a wider security system.Latest news22 Feb 2019 12:47:00 GMT

Google fails to disclose microphone in Nest SecureAlphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday it had made an error in not disclosing that its Nest Secure home security system had a built-in microphone in its devices.Reuters: Technology News21 Feb 2019 10:59:07 GMTRELATED NEWS

Mark Zuckerberg has started his 2019 challenge of doing public debates — here are the highlights from the first one (FB)Mark Zuckerberg took part in an interview with Harvard Law School professor Jonathan Zittrain. It's part of the billionaire Facebook CEO's challenge for 2019 to take part in public debates about the impact of tech on society. The discussion touched on a number of topics, including privacy and the blockchain. [...]INSIDER21 Feb 2019 00:23:17 GMT

What Is The New JP Morgan Coin All About?The news is out, a major international bank is backing – and releasing – its own cryptocurrency. Well, sort of. JPMorgan Chase & Co. ( JPM – Research Report ) will be starting trials, over the next few months, of the JPM Coin – a blockchain-based trading token backed by US dollar deposits. The annou [. [...]Latest Articles in Technology19 Feb 2019 20:01:09 GMT

Germany consults industry about blockchain potentialGermany has opened a consultation process on how to tap into the potential of blockchain technology ahead of presenting a strategy by the summer, government sources said on Monday.Reuters: Technology News18 Feb 2019 13:47:42 GMT

Announcing Updated Professional-Level AWS Certification ExamsWe've updated our Professional-level AWS Certification exams to reflect new features, services, and best practices. AWS releases a growing number of new features and services each year, so we periodically update and restructure our exams to be sure we are validating the latest skills. The updated AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional exam validates advanced technical skills and experience in designing distributed applications and systems on the AWS platform. [...]What's New18 Feb 2019 07:38:30 GMT

Look beyond Bear Markets: Why Crypto Is Here to StayThe future of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology has been a hot topic since Bitcoin crashed in December 2017. Everyone has an opinion. INVAO looks at the facts . Author : Frank Wagner, CEO and Co-founder of INVAO “Bitcoin will go to zero,” said Jeff Schumacher from BCG Digital Ventures at th [. [...]Latest Articles in Technology15 Feb 2019 18:53:57 GMT

Blockchain can strengthen the credibility of meta-analysesBlockchain -- the technology behind the secure transactions of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin -- can make it easier for researchers to conduct transparent meta-analyses in social science research where reproducibility is a growing concern.Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily14 Feb 2019 15:24:58 GMT

Microsoft: 70 Percent of All Security Bugs Are Memory Safety IssuesAround 70 percent of all the vulnerabilities in Microsoft products addressed through a security update each year are memory safety issues; a Microsoft engineer revealed last week at a security conference. From a report: Memory safety is a term used by software and security engineers to describe applications that access the operating system's memory in a way that doesn't cause errors. [...]Slashdot11 Feb 2019 20:20:00 GMTRELATED NEWS

Software Executive Exploits ATM Loophole To Steal $1 MillionAn anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: A Chinese software manager has been sentenced after being found guilty of stealing approximately $1 million from Huaxia Bank ATMs containing security weaknesses. The 43-year-old former manager employed in Huaxia Bank's software and technology development center spotted a loophole in the bank's core operating system which offered an unrecorded timeframe in which to make withdrawals, as reported by the South China Morning Post. [...]Slashdot05 Feb 2019 22:50:00 GMT

New anti-CRISPR proteins discovered in soil and human gutScientists have found four new anti-CRISPR proteins that are distributed across different environments. The new study suggests that some anti-CRISPR proteins are more widespread in nature than previously anticipated. These anti-CRISPRs can potentially be used to regulate the activity of CRISPR-Cas9 systems better in the future. [...]Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily05 Feb 2019 19:43:38 GMT

The cloud’s weakest security links aren’t where you're lookingYou pride yourself on your cloud computing security strategy and tool stack. Indeed, your system made up of many security solutions is both proactive, and self-updating. So, you’ll never have to worry about new security attacks that you’re not prepped to defend—well, almost.Most IT shops do a good job looking for the latest DNS and ransomware attacks, but they’re not paying as much attention to the cloud security fundamentals such as physical security, federated data access governance, and network visibility. [...]InfoWorld News05 Feb 2019 11:00:00 GMT

Apple Apologizes for FaceTime Bug, Sets Fix for Next WeekApple Inc. apologized for a security flaw in its FaceTime video-chat system and said a software fix is coming next week.WSJ.com: WSJD03 Feb 2019 22:21:09 GMT

A new Harry Potter–themed cryptocurrency is like a more private version of BitcoinGrin, a strange new coin that runs on a technology called MimbleWimble, has captured the blockchain world’s imagination.Mobile - MIT Technology Review31 Jan 2019 16:00:00 GMT

InfoWorld’s 2019 Technology of the Year Award winnersWelcome to InfoWorld’s Technology of the Year Awards, our annual celebration of the best, most innovative, most important products in the information technology landscape. In this 2019 edition of the awards, you might happen to guess that containers, cloud-native application stacks, distributed data processing systems, and machine learning are major themes. [...]InfoWorld News30 Jan 2019 11:00:00 GMT

Despite Bitcoin’s Dive, a Former Soviet Republic Is Still Betting Big on ItGeorgia provided land and cheap electricity so Bitfury, a blockchain company, could set up a Bitcoin mining center in Tbilisi.NYT > Business24 Jan 2019 19:54:53 GMT

Harvard, Levi Strauss, U.S. think tank in blockchain tie-up on worker welfareHarvard University's public health graduate school, U.S. think-tank New America, and American apparel company Levi Strauss & Co announced on Thursday a collaboration to develop a blockhain-based system designed to augment outside auditors of factory health and safety with self-reporting by workers. [. [...]Reuters: Technology News24 Jan 2019 19:27:14 GMT

NAMB announces availability of NAMB All-InThe National Association of Mortgage Brokers recently announced the availability of its a point-of-sale, cloud-based origination system NAMB All-In. NAMB Board President Richard Bettencourt said the organization is overwhelmed by the outpouring of support for the product.News23 Jan 2019 22:37:00 GMT

What is Istio? The Kubernetes service mesh explainedMicroservice architectures solve some problems but introduce others. Dividing applications into independent services simplifies development, updates, and scaling. At the same time, it gives you many more moving parts to connect and secure. Managing all of the network services — load balancing, traffic management, authentication and authorization, etc. [...]InfoWorld News23 Jan 2019 11:00:00 GMT

Enlightenment Capital forms another government tech platformChevy Chase-based aerospace and defense investment firm Enlightenment Capital has taken a stake in a Chantilly security engineering company. System High Corp. becomes the initial investment of a new Enlightenment platform, according to Partner Jason Rigoli, straddling the defense, intelligence and commercial markets for cybersecurity and information assurance technology. [...]Technology News - Technology News Headlines | Bizjournals.com22 Jan 2019 22:55:59 GMT

AWS Step Functions Now Available in AWS China (Ningxia) Region, Operated by NWCD and AWS China (Beijing) Region, Operated by SinnetAWS Step Functions is now available in AWS China (Ningxia) Region, operated by Ningxia and AWS China (Beijing) Region, operated by Sinnet. AWS Step Functions makes it easier to coordinate the components of distributed systems, serverless applications, and microservices using visual workflows. Building applications from individual components that each perform a discrete function lets you scale and change applications quickly. [...]What's New22 Jan 2019 21:03:04 GMT

Will people ditch cash for cryptocurrency? Japan is about to find outThe world’s largest experiment in using blockchain-based networks to pay for things is about to begin.Mobile - MIT Technology Review22 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT

18 Node.js and JavaScript libraries for fast and simple microservicesLong ago in the early days of the Internet, pointing your browser at a URL meant your machine would start up a conversation with one server, and only one—the one connected with that URL. That may still happen if you visit a personal blog, but today all of the major websites and most of the small ones are really constellations of servers, sometimes dozens, sometimes hundreds, and sometimes even thousands. [...]InfoWorld News21 Jan 2019 11:00:00 GMT

Firmware Vulnerability In Popular Wi-Fi Chipset Affects Laptops, Smartphones, Routers, Gaming DevicesEmbedi security researcher Denis Selianin has discovered a vulnerability affecting the firmware of a popular Wi-Fi chipset deployed in a wide range of devices, such as laptops, smartphones, gaming rigs, routers, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. According to Selianin, the vulnerability impacts ThreadX, a real-time operating system that is used as firmware for billions of devices. [...]Slashdot19 Jan 2019 02:03:00 GMT

AWS Trusted Advisor Expands Functionality With New Best Practice ChecksAWS Trusted Advisor is an application that draws upon best practices learned from AWS’ aggregated operational history of serving millions of AWS customers. Trusted Advisor inspects your AWS environment and makes recommendations for saving money, improving system performance, and closing security gaps. [...]What's New18 Jan 2019 17:02:20 GMT

Thinking about blockchain? Do it in the cloudAccording tofigures provided to CoinDeskfrom jobs site Indeed.com, searches for roles involving bitcoin,blockchain, and cryptocurrency dropped by 3.06 percent from October 2017 to October 2018.Why? My experience is that enterprises are dealing something that turned out to be much more complex than the hype led them to believe. [...]InfoWorld News18 Jan 2019 11:00:00 GMT

WWF using blockchain to track environmental impact of produceThe QR code-based blockchain play is hoping to help businesses avoid illegal, environmentally-damaging, or unethical products.Latest news17 Jan 2019 00:35:32 GMT

Windows 7 Enters Its Final Year of Free SupportAn anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Windows 7's five years of extended support will expire on January 14, 2020 -- exactly one year from today. After this date, security fixes will no longer be freely available for the operating system that's still widely used. As always, the end of free support does not mean the end of support entirely. [...]Slashdot14 Jan 2019 22:10:00 GMT

HSBC settles forex deals worth $250 billion on blockchain in last yearHSBC has settled $250 billion worth of forex trades using blockchain in the last year, it said on Monday, suggesting the heavily hyped technology is gaining traction in a sector until now hesitant to embrace it.Reuters: Technology News14 Jan 2019 17:22:19 GMT

Why people are key to the success of any electronic security systemYou may be surprised to hear that the single most critical element in any comprehensive security plan to is you. You might also be shocked to hear that statement coming from a sales manager for a security system provider. However, it’s 100% true. Without people adhering to proper procedures, following training protocols, or remaining calm and in control during an emergency, even the most reliable systems and equipment will still fall short of their promised goals. [...]Legal Services News - Legal Services News Headlines | Bizjournals.com13 Jan 2019 06:00:00 GMT

NYC debuts blockchain center in Manhattan's Flatiron DistrictIn an effort to serve the needs of a burgeoning subsector of the tech industry, the New York City Economic Development Corp. plans to launch a blockchain resource center. And it's set to launch this week. Blockchain Center in Manhattan debuted on Thursday as part of a partnership with affiliates of venture-capital fund Future\Perfect Ventures and the Global Blockchain Business Council. [...]Technology News - Technology News Headlines | Bizjournals.com10 Jan 2019 21:46:32 GMT

New year, new networks as researchers optimize AIA slew of recent research finds all kinds of ways to improve neural networks, from compressing the math needed to compute network weights to reducing data bandwidth to contemplating novel distributed computing systems.Latest news04 Jan 2019 15:36:00 GMT

Five emerging cyber-threats to worry about in 2019The risks include AI-powered deepfake videos and the hacking of blockchain-powered smart contracts.Mobile - MIT Technology Review04 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT

13 Java frameworks for rock-solid microservicesIt’s been a long trip for Java, a language that began as the lingua franca for the box on top of the television set in the days when TVs didn’t come with Roku or Chromecast built-in. Then Java was going to own the World Wide Web by animating the browser before JavaScript came along and elbowed it out of the way. [...]InfoWorld News02 Jan 2019 11:00:00 GMT

Remember Bitcoin? Some Investors Might Want to ForgetFor a few sweet months of 2018, all of Silicon Valley was wrapped up in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and a related technology called the blockchain. Not anymore.NYT > Style27 Dec 2018 10:00:05 GMT

NM college named Innovator of the YearNew digital certificate technologies at Central New Mexico Community College are gaining industry recognition. The Albuquerque higher education institution was recognized this month by industry publication Education Dive as Innovator of the Year for its use of the digital ledger blockchain to verify student degrees and other credentials. [...]Education News - Education News Headlines | Bizjournals.com24 Dec 2018 20:50:34 GMT

Raytheon GPS tech included on SpaceX launch, the first U.S. national security space missionSunday's historic launch of the nation's first national security space mission by a SpaceX rocket included a $500 million GPS satellite built by Lockheed Martin and was supported by a ground-based operational-control system developed by defense contractor Raytheon Co. The GPS technology from Waltham, Massachusetts-based Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is known as the Next-Generation Operational Control System, or GPS OCX. [...]Manufacturing News - Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com24 Dec 2018 17:28:40 GMT

Chrome OS To Block USB Access While the Screen is LockedGoogle will add a new security feature to Chrome OS, the company's web-based operating system that powers its Chromebooks devices, it announced this week. From a report: The new feature, named USBGuard, will block access to the USB port access while the device's screen is locked. According to a Chrome OS source code commit spotted by Chrome Story earlier this week, the new feature is currently available in Chrome OS Canary builds and is expected to land in the stable branch of Chrome OS soon. [...]Slashdot23 Dec 2018 19:00:00 GMT

Crypto In China: Past, Present, And FutureShutterstock photo Three years ago, China was the Wild West of cryptocurrency. As the blockchain-based digital tokens gained in global popularity, Chinese traders and miners led the way. By the beginning of 2017, 80% of all blockchain currency transactions were conducted in yuan, and a majority of t [. [...]Latest Articles in Technology17 Dec 2018 11:21:22 GMT

Pantera says some tokens in portfolio likely noncompliant with SEC rulesU.S. blockchain investment firm Pantera Capital said on Thursday approximately a quarter of the fund's capital was invested in projects or digital assets that may not have been compliant with U.S. securities regulations.Reuters: Technology News13 Dec 2018 23:17:31 GMT

Deploy TIBCO Data Science on AWS with New Quick StartThis Quick Start automatically deploys TIBCO Data Science on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud in about 80 minutes. This deployment guide is for infrastructure architects and TIBCO administrators who want to quickly deploy a TIBCO Data Science system in a fault-tolerant configuration across AWS Availability Zones. [...]What's New13 Dec 2018 21:42:22 GMT

Where Amazon (AMZN) Is Working With BlockchainShutterstock photo The Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) -- or blockchain -- remained shrouded under the frenzy around the Bitcoin for a long time. The attempts made to understand and control Bitcoin unveiled the genius of the blockchain technology behind it. Blockchain offers decentralized, secur [. [...]Latest Articles in Technology13 Dec 2018 13:49:30 GMT

Ethereum thinks it can change the world. It’s running out of time to prove it.The blockchain system has daunting technical problems to fix. But first, its disciples need to figure out how to govern themselves.Mobile - MIT Technology Review13 Dec 2018 11:00:00 GMT

Johnson Controls partnership enhances visitor identity technologyJohnson Controls International plc will integrate its digital identity technology with a San Francisco-based company as part of a new partnership. Civic Technologies Inc. specializes in blockchain identity-verification technology and will pair its C-CURE 9000 security platform with Johnson Controls' Civic Secure ID Platform. [...]Manufacturing News - Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com12 Dec 2018 20:50:07 GMT

Layoffs Become the Latest Thing in CryptocurrencyCryptocurrency companies are laying off employees in an effort to survive the nascent market’s biggest selloff to date. Blockchain venture firm ConsenSys said Thursday it plans to cut 13% of its staff.WSJ.com: WSJD11 Dec 2018 14:44:48 GMT

Transforming FinTech: A Global Approach to the Security Tokens MovementBy Fran Strajanr, CEO of Techemy , a holding company for an industry-wide blockchain enterprise ecosystem Despite current setbacks in the cryptocurrency market, the security token movement remains a bastion of optimism for industry actors within the worlds of blockchain and finance. With an estimate [. [...]Latest Articles in Technology10 Dec 2018 13:23:36 GMT

20 Go language projects for mastering microservicesWhen a team of Google coders looked out across the collection of computer languages in 2007, they saw hundreds of perfectly good tools for writing software but none that offered the right features for Google. That is, a language that supported building the Google vision of a galaxy of software packages working together in Google’s vast collection of servers. [...]InfoWorld News10 Dec 2018 11:00:00 GMT

Steady evolution in blockchain will continue, unless disillusionment causes a 'winter'While we won't see any breakthrough blockchain deployments in 2019, the tokenization of digital and physical assets will be one of the key areas of innovation.Latest news05 Dec 2018 21:49:51 GMT

Blockchain Study Finds 0% Success Rate and Vendors Don't Call Back When Asked For EvidenceThough Blockchain has been touted as the answer to everything, a study of 43 solutions advanced in the international development sector has found exactly no evidence of success. From a report: Three practitioners including erstwhile blockchain enthusiast John Burg, a Fellow at the US Agency for International Development (USAID), looked at instances of the distributed crypto ledger being used in a wide range of situations by NGOs, contractors and agencies. [...]Slashdot03 Dec 2018 22:01:00 GMT

Greater profits in capital marketsThe next step to the advancement of digital mortgages lies with utilization of blockchain technology. This nascent technology will take all these measures and truly transform the industry from paper to digital, resulting in transparency, better data security and higher revenues from operational efficiencies. [...]News03 Dec 2018 05:01:00 GMT


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