Business

International arrests over 'criminal' crypto exchange

The owner of China-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitzlato was arrested in Miami on Wednesday, along with five associates in Europe, during an international operation against "darknet" markets.

Business

Is the digital dollar coming soon?

The United States is considering issuing a digital dollar, which would be backed by the nation's central bank and could help reinforce the U.S. role as a leader in the world financial system. Several financial institutions, ...

Computer Sciences

Three questions about quantum computing and secure communications

A radically different type of computing technology under development, known as quantum computing, could in theory decode secure communications and jeopardize military communications, critical infrastructure, and financial ...

Internet

Failures in large networks can be prevented with local focus

We live in an increasingly connected world, a fact underscored by the swift spread of the coronavirus around the globe. Underlying this connectivity are complex networks—global air transportation, the internet, power grids, ...

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