International Business Machines (IBM), an American multinational information technology firm, has managed to double the power of its quantum computer (QC) but this effort didn’t break the encryption of Bitcoin (BTC), the original blockchain-based cryptocurrency.
The primary feature of blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) is that its configuration makes it possible to guarantee that the data contained is not subject to third-party tampering, having a key system which enables an almost unbreakable security.
The United States (US) defense intelligence authority the National Security Agency (NSA) is purportedly designing a quantum-resistant crypto. The NSA has circumscribed it resources and undertakings in the blockchain and cryptoasset arena to track all Bitcoin (BTC) users, and it has even gone ahead to create its own electronic money.
In late 2017, the lead analyst of cryptocurrency exchange EXMO, Pavel Lerner, was kidnapped in Ukraine. On December 26th, men wearing dark-colored clothes and balaclavas forced him into a car and drove away. Lerner resurfaced only three days later, having paid a ransom to the kidnappers.
Ideal Data Memory (IDM) releases a decentralized platform for ultra-secure data storage based on the SIZE algorithm. Data in the IDM repository is encrypted on the sender's device, cannot be opened, lost, or stolen by hackers.
Tech is always changing. It’s getting slimmer, sleeker, faster and sexier. It’s becoming more integrated into everyday life. And the tech that doesn’t improve becomes outdated faster than someone can say “Blackberry”.
Vanywhere, the skill-sharing platform that enables anyone with a marketable skill to capitalize on their knowledge and talent, is announcing today a collaboration with Qtum, the blockchain application platform. The Vanywhere marketplace runs on the smart VANY token, which adheres to the Qtum QRC20 token standard as the currency used for payment within the Vanywhere ecosystem.