Bitcoin or bust – How Canada’s crypto-mining market booms while other blockchain solutions are nascent

On its surface, the massive, decentralized ledger of information known as the blockchain is a wondrous innovation in information registry...

January 20th, 2018 Alex Coop

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Hashtag Trending – Bitcoin crash; preventing another Hawaii false alarm; apps as evidence

Bitcoin finally takes a nosedive. A new testing capability that could have prevented Hawaii’s false alarm won’t be put in...

January 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – Microsoft drops Bitcoin support, Apple pressured to address childhood iPhone addiction

Microsoft is no longer supporting Bitcoin. Two investors with $2 billion USD in Apple stock are pressuring the company to...

January 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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Vancouver cryptocoin mining company enters into $26 million deal, adds 5,000 mining rigs to arsenal

Less than a month after entering the Canadian stock exchange and a $26 million bought deal with Eight Capital, a...

January 4th, 2018 Alex Coop

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Hashtag Trending – FinTech predictions for 2018

OK Google, invest my savings into BitCoin - which could exceed $100,000 in market value next year. And financial institutions...

December 29th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Ottawa-area consultant pays ransomware with bitcoin – and actually gets his files back

This is a guest contribution by Bill Dunnion, director of the Cyber Resilience Office at Calian Group. Sometimes, your work...

December 18th, 2017 IT World Canada Staff

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Hashtag Trending – Apple buys Shazam, Bitcoin spikes, Ready Player One

Apple is buying the business of one of its most popular apps. Bitcoin is climbing the charts again. And a...

December 12th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – Net Neutrality vote this week, Google targets Spotify and Apple Music, Top 2017 search terms on Google

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will be voting on the fate of net neutrality this week, Google is planning to...

December 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

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Hashtag Trending – Alexa in Canada, unlocked smartphones, Bitcoin on Wall Street

Amazon Echo ships to Canada. Free unlocked smartphones for all! And Bitcoin is now available on a government-backed exchange. Tomorrow,...

December 4th, 2017 Brian Jackson