Posts Tagged ‘Technology’
Blockchain Job Creation

Banks And Tech Companies Prepare For Huge Blockchain Job Market

by JP Buntinxon September 4, 2016
Most people automatically assume blockchain technology and cryptocurrency will result in job losses. While it is true a good amount of processes can be automated, there will be newer jobs on the horizon. In fact, most of the major US banks are scrambling to increase their staff. That is, assuming they have some affinity with […]
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Law Enforcement Lacks Proper Mindset To Tackle Deep Web

by JP Buntinxon July 18, 2016
The deep web continues to thrive all over the world, which is causing major headaches for law enforcement agencies. As the number of underground marketplaces continues to grow, it becomes harder to shut them down in a convenient manner. The lack of manpower, as well as less-than-stellar skills being used, are not helping matters either. […]
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Crackle’s Bitcoin-Themed Show StartUp Premieres September 6

by JP Buntinxon July 14, 2016
A few months ago, news broke about a new original series airing on the Crackle platform later this year. The theme of this new show seemed to revolve around cryptocurrency and features an amazing cast. However, when the trailer was released, not too many details regarding StartUp were made available to the public. ¬†As the […]

Card Fraud

Bringing Card Fraud To A Halt Requires Collaboration

by JP Buntinxon June 27, 2016
Putting an end to card fraud remains an ongoing battle for financial institutions and card issuers. With so many different attack vectors at the disposal of Internet criminals, plugging holes is no longer a viable option. In the end, it is a cat-and-mouse game between security researchers and fraudsters, a battle which is won by […]
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The DAO Loses Ethereum Funds Through Smart Contract Vulnerability

by JP Buntinxon June 18, 2016
Software-based solutions are far from perfect, and Ethereum-based project The DAO found that out the hard way. For all of the promise smart contracts hold, the technology needs to be put through the wringer first. After the project started losing funds all of a sudden due to a code exploit, calamity ensued across cryptocurrency exchanges. […]
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Banks Are Turning Towards Blockchain And Artificial Intelligence

by JP Buntinxon June 6, 2016
Financial institutions all over the world are keeping a close eye on financial innovation these days. Blockchain technology and artificial intelligence both seem to be gaining importance. However, neither solution is cheap, and the price tag could be a significant entry barrier for a lot of players. Artificial intelligence has been referred to as a […]