The crooks walked away with 1,295 bitcoins, BIPs founder and CEO Kris Henriksen, told his customers via a post to the company's online forums. That's about $990,00 based on today's valu... Read More
Bitcoin theft is generally enabled by poor password protection or other human carelessness. Those wanting to keep it secure long-term would do well to store their currency offline, in a physi... Read More
This permanence is vital in tackling fraud, meaning the ledger
cannot be amended later to disguise criminal activity.
Diamond fraud is a big issue. In April, a London gang was c... Read More
Construction of the database began last year and the announcement
of its implementation comes just before the November
30, 2013 deadline. (CTIA)
In North America, Apple is offering consu... Read More
Gaffan and Lee agree that, in addition to extortion, market manipulation is likely a motive with the recent DDoS attacks too. “It’s about trying to influence the market,” Gaffan says. “We see ... Read More
IBM Says Blockchain Can Power 'Open Scientific Research' in New Patent Filing
A patent application published Thursday claims the process of conducting scientific research can benefit from the blockchain.
Led by a team at IBM's Watson Research Center, the patent application p
CFTC Fines Bitcoin Trader $1.1 Million for Crypto Fraud
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has jailed a bitcoin trader and fined him over $1 million for running a fraudulent bitcoin and litecoin scheme.
According to a press release iss
Japanese Firms Claim Success in Marine Insurance Blockchain Trial
One of Japan's largest insurance companies, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance, and IT firm NTT DATA have completed a trial that put the paperwork for marine cargo insurance claims on a blockchain.
Accenture Puts Software License Management on a Blockchain Platform
Global professional services giant Accenture has rolled out a new software license management application built with tech from distributed ledger startup Digital Asset.
Accenture announced in a pre