Blockchain & cryptocurrency are synonymous topics today and yet they are two separate technologies when considering them for real business use. They both don’t have to be used in all business applications. If you are like most business leaders, its often difficult to understand which technology to use for your business and which to ignore. We started a Linkdedin discussion group to help you gain clarity and to help you with your decisions. We invite you join our open discussion forum (Blockchain & Cryptocurrency – Beyond the Hype )and share your questions and expertise. You won’t find everyone agreeing all […]

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  In my first article titled “Cryptocurrency – Is It a Fact or Fiction”, I analyzed the process that blockchain startups use to launch cryptocurrency ICO (Initial Coin Offering) whiuch is promised to be used  an alternative to today’s legal tenders. In my first article I identified conflicting objectives between cryptocurrency and blockchain. In this my second article, I wanted to understand what drives the significant fluctuations in isstroduced cryptocurrencies. To understand why all cryptocurrencies fluctuate so much, I needed to understand the business model for each new blockchain startup. To do that, I analyzed many whitepapers published by these […]

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To understand blockchain and cryptocurrency and how they might apply to real business situations today, I decided to research these two technologies. I wanted to understand it well enough that I could explain it to another business leader. I must admit, it took many hours to sift through volumes of online information to find relevant information and my research continues.  With over 4 decades of technology business experience, I expected that it would be simple to understand these new technologies. Not so. I found myself re-reading many descriptions from various experts multiple times. I found most of the online information […]

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Hackers using .NET Malware Called Evrial to steals Bitcoins by Abusing the clipboard A new stealthy .NET malware discovered with sophisticated functionality that steals bitcoin by abusing the clipboard to taking control of it and modifying the cryptocoin address. Initially, this functionality has been discovered with the malware called Cryptoshuffle by the end of 2017 and later……. Supposed Bitcoin co-inventor sued for more than $10 billion in cryptocurrency A recent lawsuit filed in a Florida court seeks more than $10 billion worth of Bitcoins from an individual who claims to be one of three Bitcoin inventors. The lawsuit doesnt go into […]

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Hacker returns another $17m worth of stolen Ethereum to firm just months after ICO heist The unexpected transaction came just days before the Israel-based company’s formal product launch.What is Ethereum? Co-founder Joe Lubin explains the cryptocurrency IBTimes USAn unknown hacker has returned over 20,000 more ETH worth over $17m to CoinDash just months after the firm was hacked last year…. Cryptojacking is the new malware The 9th annual HITB Security Conference (Amsterdam, 9-13 April) features six 3-day technical training courses followed by a 2-day triple track conference.The success of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, is driving the increasing popularity of cryptomining […]

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