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Bitcoin - Last summer, JPMorgan Chase lost over 80 million customer records.In 2013, Target lost over 40 million records.These two cyber-attacks alone amount to a stunning 1.2 billion passwords lost.So what can be done to prevent...
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Bitcoin -  According to the Investopedia definition, a cryptocurrency is “a digital or virtual currency that uses cryptography for security”. While there are number of these in circulation now including Litecoin, Namecoin and PPcoin the...
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Advice - It has been said that Bitcoin transactions are completely secure and, usually, relatively quick. But, what’s going on under the hood? How exactly do the transactions work? This infographic does a terrific job of...
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Advice - In the startup world you can barely go a few hours without hearing someone blurt out jargon.  Sometimes this jargon can be legitimate as when a well-funded company is negotiating terms of their latest investment, but just as...
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Bitcoin - There have been a number of high-profile hacks recently, evidently demonstrating that hiding and using secrest on the Internet is still really difficult. From the $5 million in bitcoin lost at Bitstamp to the Sony hack, it is clear...
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#NYCTech - If you’ve ever seen those web apps that record how many letters you have typed on Facebook, you would know that you may have written the equivalent of a few books and have been paid zilch for it. But is being paid for typing on...
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Bitcoin -  //The price of bitcoin isn't the only thing about the virtual currency that is going through the roof.
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Bitcoin -  //U.S. officials dealt a blow to the fledgling digital currency called Bitcoin, freezing an account that is tied to the largest Bitcoin exchange just months after regulators warned that such entities should follow traditional...
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Bitcoin -  //As the Bitcoin phenomenon reaches new heights, developers are rolling out dozens of competing virtual currencies with colorful names like Litecoin, Peercoin, Namecoin and Feathercoin.
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Bitcoin -  //Bitcoin startups are beginning to raise sizable investment capital even as industry leaders warn that hackers are abusing the Internet virtual currency for profit.
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Bitcoin - CEO of 21 Inc. Balaji Srinivasan speaks with Rolfe Winkler about the future of bitcoin.
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Bitcoin -  In January, we asked Is 2014 the Year of Bitcoin for Ecommerce? Since then, we’ve seen the likes of NewEgg, Tiger Direct, Dell, Dish Network, Lord and Taylor and BloomNation jump on board with Bitcoin. Even PayPal is dropping big...
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Advice -  A couple weeks ago, I left my business development job at Google to join itBit, a Bitcoin exchange, as COO. I’m incredibly excited about this move, and a lot of friends have matched my enthusiasm with support for the move. But...
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#NYCTech -  You want your app to get big and you also want people to make in-app purchases. This startup may not help you get big, but it will definitely help get you guilt free in-app purchases! Seeds understands that by notifying users that...
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#NYCTech -  With digital currency, such as bitcoin, gaining strong support, it is bound to be the future of money. While digital currency is already a large market, it lacks many features which make it the best thing for now. Being able to make...
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Bitcoin -  Today’s modern payment system can be thought of in three parts: Legers, Transaction Processors and Instructions. Ledgers are an ancient technology that have not changed much over the millennia. The introduction of the block chain...