Tag: Storage

The Evolution of Backup, Storage, and Cyber Protection

With new tech arising, many are concerned about the future of cybersecurity, backups, and internet privacy. A good way that we can help predict what might come in the future is to take a look in the past to see challenges overcome and threats handled. Data storage in digital form, as compared to a tape or a drum, was first made by IBM with the RAMAC 305 released in 1956. …
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Are Exchanges Safe Places to Keep Bitcoins?

When most people start to get excited about Bitcoin there tends to be a list of frequently asked questions that they go through immediately. How do I buy it? Who accepts it? What can I buy with it? Is gambling with bitcoin legal? Where can I store it? How do I protect it? Security is always one of the obvious concerns that first time bitcoin traders have. With physical money, …
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KeepKey Adds Ethereum Support to its Hardware Wallet

Hardware wallets have been around for quite some time now, the market is growing, and more solutions are available. KeepKey, the manufacturer of the Bitcoin wallet with the same name, has announced support for ether, the token of the Ethereum network. Ethereum is a protocol which supports an $850 million economy and has quickly been positioned as the second cryptocurrency by market capitalization. It’s not a surprise, then, that new applications, services, and products …
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A Case for Decentralized Identity And How uPort Might Solve The Problem

When Bitcoin was released, people started to talk about (and eventually enjoy) the decentralization of money. Today, big companies have dedicated resources to Blockchain labs and research groups, each exploring a particular use case. But money isn’t everything, as we have seen.  Blockchain technology has many applications and the folks at uPort are looking into the identity problem. What’s wrong with it? Is it really an inconvenience for internet users? …
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