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PDQ’s Smart Car Wash Vulnerabilities Can Injure Humans and Cars Alike 0

PDQ’s Smart Car Wash Vulnerabilities Can Injure Humans and Cars Alike

TheMerkle PDQ Smart Car Wash Flaws

Making electronics “smarter” does not necessarily mean they are protected from external threats. In fact, smart devices are often even more prone to cyber attacks due to their constant connection to the Internet. A recent experiment involving smart car wash equipment revealed how several key flaws could be used to cause physical injuries to both cars and people. It appears the smart car wash solutions from U.S.-based PDQ are the main culprit.

Smart Car Wash Security Flaws are Problematic

Most people look at the car wash in the same way they have done for decades now. The entire process has Read the rest

Poloniex Owners Making a Bank Run, Says 4Chaner 0

Poloniex Owners Making a Bank Run, Says 4Chaner

TheMerkle 4Chan Poloniex Insolvent

There have been a few fake posts in the world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency recently. Things need to be taken with many grains of salt, especially when it comes to news originating from 4Chan. One recent post on the site claimed that the Poloniex exchange was on the brink of insolvency. There is no real evidence to back up such a claim, but it is still worth looking into regardless.

The Poloniex Insolvency Hoax Is Fake, We Hope

Many people have a gut feeling the Poloniex altcoin exchange will run into serious problems sooner or later. The company has been Read the rest

The Secret Hedge Fund That is Outperforming Bitcoin 0

The Secret Hedge Fund That is Outperforming Bitcoin

This ‘stealth’ cryptocurrency hedge fund is being backed by the top venture capitalists in Silicon Valley. Choosing instead to let its performance numbers speak for themselves, the fund has shied away from the spotlight and never even announced its recent fundraising round.


The Way Forward

Secret Hedge Fund - the Way Forward

MetaStable Capital, is a hedge fund in ‘stealth’ mode that primarily focuses on cryptocurrencies and ICOs. One of hedge funds founders is the well-known CEO of AngelList, Naval Ravikant. This unique hedge fund has been exclusively investing in prominent cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, and the strategy has paid off. The startup has … Read the rest

Blockchain CEOs Respond to SEC ICO Verdict 0

Blockchain CEOs Respond to SEC ICO Verdict

TheMerkle SEC ICOs Blockchain CEOs

When the SEC announced that cryptocurrency ICOs may be considered securities, many people were confused. The announcement left a lot of room for speculation. Various blockchain experts have issued statements on this topic, and it will be interesting to see how things evolve over the coming months. Cryptocurrency ICOs will be scrutinized even further for the time being.

SEC’s ICO Verdict Leaves Room for Speculation

It was only a matter of time until the SEC or any other governing body would weigh in on the current cryptocurrency ICO craze. Allowing companies to create value-based tokens out of thin air while Read the rest

Bitcoin Price Drops Again During Traditional Weekend Drop 0

Bitcoin Price Drops Again During Traditional Weekend Drop

TheMerkle Bitcoin Price Decline

Weekends are traditionally a boring time to trade cryptocurrency.  Either there is no market movement whatsoever or all major currencies see significant price declines. This weekend seems one with small declines for all top currencies, which is not something to worry about anytime soon. However, it goes to show the Bitcoin price may not reach US$3,000 as early as experts had hoped.

Cryptocurrency’s Weekend Downtrend is in Full Effect

The past week has been filled with more ups and downs than most people would like. The overall cryptocurrency momentum for 2017 is still pretty bullish, given a lot of the Read the rest

Facebook’s Free Basics Initiative Is All About Collecting User Data 0

Facebook’s Free Basics Initiative Is All About Collecting User Data

TheMerkle Facebook Free Basics Data Harvesting

Facebook does many different things at once. It has become so much more than just the parent company of the world’s largest social media platform. Over the years, Facebook has gotten involved in virtual reality, instant messaging, and even the idea of providing free internet to unconnected people all over the world. The Free Basics initiative sounds great on paper, but there are a lot of downsides to this project. Creating an on-ramp to the internet is not without its drawbacks.

Facebook’s Free Basics Is Flawed

Despite all of the downsides, Facebook’s efforts in this area have been monumental. On Read the rest

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