Posted on: Monday, February 26th 2018 at 1:45 pm Written By: James Grundvig The original article, copyrighted by GreenMedInfo LLC, 2018, can be found here. Here are GreenMedInfo Re-post guidelines Translated into Italian in two parts: here and here The third digital revolution to… »
By Guy Lane Bitcoin mining – the mechanism of creating Bitcoins and approving transactions on the blockchain – consumes prodigious amounts of electricity due to the use of a ‘Proof of Work’ cryptographic algorithm. While some Bitcoin is mined using clean energy (hydropower and geothermal energy, mainly) most Bitcoin is… »
By Nick Beams According to the official scenario, the world economy is enjoying its best period of growth since the global financial crisis of 2008-2009, which ushered in the worst recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s. According to a report issued by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and… »
The virtual currency has continued its breathtaking rise surging past $1,000, after already winning the crown of the best-performing currency in 2016 by more than doubling its value in the course of the year. Bitcoin was trading at a value of $1,024 in afternoon European trading on Monday, after breaking… »
The current international political context allows us to clearly see the serious limits to the possibilities of social change through institutional routes. On the one hand, the new left-wing political experiences in Latin America have had scant impact on actual political life in the countries where they have had a… »
New ways and systems giving everyone more options stemming from a desire for nonviolence, freedom and human rights, underpin the wave of protests currently led by the students in Hong Kong, and that drive may even be extending to the financial sector with a Bitcoin mercantile exchange start-up… »
“The Snowden leak and recent events have highlighted that cyber espionage and nation sponsored attacks are not fictitious threats. No corporation dares to claim it is exempted from the exposure to targeted attacks and surveillance, “ says F-Secure’s Chief Research Officer, Mikko Hypponen, chief security researcher. Mr Hypponen gave a… »
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