Just 3.7 Bitcoin – Or Less Than $10,00, Has Bene Made By Hackers Of The Latest Cyberattack

A total of nearly 4 bitcoins which is worth just around $9621 at today’s price was the reward that those behind the recent cyberattack affecting businesses around Europe have been successful ion extorting out of their victims. While Ukraine and Russia have been particularly affected, there were reports that emerged of of a ransomware virus affecting…

IBM Picked For Trade Finance Platform By Banks’ Blockchain Consortium

Aimed particularly at simplifying trade finance transactions for small- and medium-sized companies, a blockchain-based platform for seven big European banks, including HSBC and Deutsche Bank, is being built by tech giant IBM. One of the top areas where blockchain – the underlying technology behind bitcoin – could have an impact was identified as trade finance…

Apple registers double digit growth in the world’s third biggest smartphone market

The company is eyeing more tax incentives as it positions itself for deepening its market penetration in India. When Apple’s CEO Tim Cook met Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, at a business summit in Washington he took the opportunity to highlighted the economic impact Apple has had on the Indian economy as he tries to…