‘Facebook-Killer’ Synereo Raises $2M in First Six Hours of Crowdsale

Synereo, a new social platform with ambitions to “decentralize the web,” has launched its second crowdsale, raising almost $2 million USD in the first six hours. Also read: ‘Yours Network’ to Use Bitcoin in Competition Against Steemit $2 Million Raised and Counting The Tel-Aviv-based startup aims to be more than just a decentralized version of Facebook. Synereo said[…]

Edward Snowden's guide to internet privacy

Use these tips from Edward Snowden to help protect your internet privacy

In this infographic from the ShortList published by Business Insider, Edward Snowden provides his top four tips for people to help protect their internet privacy. We have also provided tips in the past too for protecting your privacy on the web, such as using Tor, PGP, online identities (separate from your real life identity), 2FA,[…]


Javascript is the most popular programming language according to new survey

Software resource community Stack Overflow released its annual developer survey this month and results show that JavaScript is the most popular programming language among developers. The 2016 report has more than 50,000 responses from developers in 173 countries. Javascript scored in with a high 85.3% of users voting as it’s preferred language. SQL followed with 58.9%, C# had 37.3% and PHP[…]

Apple Backdoor

Helpful analogies to fully grasp why government backdoors are bad

Recently Apple has come under fire for not giving the federal government unprecedented backdoor access to a terrorists iPhone account. The terrorist did terrible things, and the federal government feels they must have access the iPhone’s encrypted data in order to find out more information about the terrorist, possible terrorist plots, and any other information which can[…]


Companies Bringing Digital Currency To Mainstream Use

For many people who work in technology, the idea of Bitcoin has remained something of a joke since its emergence a few years back. While most will acknowledge that the underlying concepts are significant, the idea of Bitcoin as a mainstream resource or a disruptive new currency will still cause many to chuckle or roll[…]


Protecting your privacy on the web

“You can’t have 100% security, while still having 100% privacy.” – President Obama in 2013, when speaking about the NSA’s surveillance program that Edward Snowden blew the whistle on which was secretly spying and data mining people’s private information. And it is true, it today’s modern government, you cannot have 100% privacy out-of-the-box, but you can achieve it[…]