The Weather Channel was briefly kicked off air after getting hit with a ransomware attack

The Weather Channel suffered a ransomware attack on Thursday morning. The network was knocked off air for over an hour as a result of the malware attack. Ransomware is a type of malware used by cybercriminals to lock up a target’s computer or network. Once the malicious software is installed, it holds your computer hostage…

The wild life of billionaire Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who eats one meal a day, dates models, and loves bitcoin (TWTR)

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis Jack Dorseycofounded Twitter in 2006 and the company has made him a billionaire.He is famous for his unusual life of luxury, including a daily fasting routine, regular ice baths, and a penchant for dating models.Dorsey has also been caught up in the techlash, which engulfed companies like Twitter and…

Samsung supposedly looking to launch its own Ethereum-based blockchain and token

Samsung is reportedly looking to develop its own proprietary blockchain network as well as its own token some time in the future. According to an exclusive CoinDesk Korea report, which cited a person “familiar with Samsung’s internal situation,” the South Korean electronics giant’s blockchain task force is building an Ethereum-based blockchain mainnet. To manage expectations,…

eToro launches new ‘pro’ cryptocurrency exchange – and 8 stablecoins

In an announcement today, eToroX – the specialized blockchain division of social trading platform eToro – revealed it is launching a new cryptocurrency-only exchange desk for pro traders. The new platform will support trading in six cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ripple, and Dash. More notably, the exchange will also support trading in eight fiat-backed…

Blockchain’s Mainstream Debut Awaits Dev Ecosystem Evolution

 Blockchain is seemingly forever on the cusp of mainstream adoption, but not for long. For those who have a broader perspective on the technology’s current capabilities and history, the idea that blockchain is anywhere close to reaching critical mass is laughable. Despite retail investor interest in cryptocurrencies, the things that blockchain technology can do are…

Cryptos: Bitcoin consolidates above $4,000; altcoins drift lower

Bitcoin prices were trading mostly unchanged on Thursday, holding above the psychologically significant $4,000 mark. In midafternoon trade on Thursday, bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.34%  was changing hands at $4,032.70, steady since Wednesday’s level at 5 p.m. Eastern time. The cryptocurrency is aiming for its first weekly close above $4,000 this year. Read: The crypto market is…