Cryptocurrency Domains Have Become Hot Property

Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain technology have become mainstream terms and are now featured in most dictionaries. Crypto-related terms have a lot of value when they are tethered to a web domain, and these days digital currency domains are prime real estate, with some selling for up to seven figures. Also read: How to Create Non-Fungible[…]

The Push to Kill Cash – Australia’s Proposed Ban Shows It’s Not Conspiracy Theory

The supposed coordination of governments and tech companies to create a one-world, cashless society is often viewed as little more than fodder for silly Youtube conspiracy videos. After all, cash is still king in daily life, even in extremely high-tech, innovative societies like Japan. Upon closer examination, though, current realities like Australia’s proposed cash transaction[…]

Dimmest bulb on ‘Jeopardy’ is Alexa as Amazon’s A.I. is tasked with turning down the stage lights

“Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek and Amazon’s Echo smart speaker. (Jeopardy.com, Amazon Photos) Alex and Alexa — it’s a match made in geek heaven. Amazon’s recent sponsorship of the popular television quiz show “Jeopardy” comes with some prime-time product placement for the tech giant, as longtime host Alex Trebek has been turning to Alexa, the omnipresent[…]

Microsoft, Google, Red Hat and others join forces for cloud security in ‘confidential computing’ group

A number of big-name tech companies — including Microsoft, Google, Alibaba, Red Hat, IBM, and Intel — are joining forces in a new effort to boost cloud security by protecting data when it’s especially vulnerable. The Confidential Computing Consortium, announced this morning by the Linux Foundation, will work to establish standards, frameworks and tools to[…]