The quantum meltdown of encryption

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Shlomi Dolev Chink in the Armor Today’s standard encryption techniques are based on what’s called Public Key Infrastructure or PKI, a set of protocols brought to the world of information technology in the 1970’s. PKI works by generating a complex … Continued

Risky Crypto Bet Dents Dennis Gartman’s Retirement Account

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Making big bets on speculative assets with retirement money is something most advisers warn against, but Bitcoin fever is prompting all sorts of puzzling decisions. For 67-year-old Dennis Gartman, the longtime publisher of a namesake daily investing newsletter and television commentator, … Continued

Riot Blockchain Claims 500 Bitcoins in U.S. Marshals’ Auction

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Riot Blockchain Inc. won 500 Bitcoins in an auction of property seized by the U.S. Marshals Service, a bet that the digital currency’s breath-taking run isn’t over. Riot, which invests in cryptocurrency and blockchain startups, sought many more of the … Continued