Physical-Bitcoin

2016 Will Be a Big Summer for Bitcoin

Bitcoin has come a long way from its humble beginnings seven years ago. What was once seen as a flash in the pan with no future viability has continued to not only survive, but thrive in the world markets. It’s become a completely valid commodity that’s traded and invested in just like gold or foreign[…]

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

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[…]

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Why you should never use Tumblr as a professional blogging platform

In October 2010, I started the BitShare blog. The intent was to create a daily or every-other day or so, news blog that curated daily bits to share (hence the name). BitShare is focused on content related to internet, tech, culture, apps, and more. At the time in 2010, the Tumblr blogging platform was still[…]

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Welcome

Welcome to BitShare A lot about BitShare has changed recently, so please excuse the mess while bitshare.cm is overhauled. A post to explain what has happened with bitshare.cm will be coming soon. In the meantime, please feel free to follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook. More to come soon, so please check back[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]