UAE Announces A Virtual Hackathon To Drive Blockchain Innovation In The Public Sector

  • The World Government Summit is a global platform dedicated to the enhancement of government around the world.
  • The “World GovTechioneers Race” is an annual award designed to acknowledge government technology pioneers for providing global solutions to common global challenges.
  • UAE Announces A Virtual Hackathon To Drive Blockchain Innovation In The Public Sector
  • The hackathon is one part of the overall World GovTechioneers Race, acknowledging government technology pioneers for providing global solutions to global challenges.
  • Winners will be awarded at the 5th annual gathering of the World Government Summit which will take place between the 12th and 14th of February 2017, in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

In October, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, announced on
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Kraken Gets MBA Students to Choose Between Bitcoin and Ether

  • Hear from the finance industryâ s most forward thinking individuals as they seek to leverage advances in technology to improve payments, investment strategies, mobile banking, navigate the world of regulation, and more.
  • Weâ ll explore a unique chemistry between Fintech entrepreneurs, investors, bankers, and governments across Asia and the rest of the world.
  • Inside Fintech Conference & Expo explores Fintech 3.0, including Blockchain technology and other decentralized solutions for financial processes, and its impact on the global financial ecosystem.
  • (The Coin Telegraph) – Kraken exchange has partnered with The Economist to ask students, from selected MBA programs, about their preference between the two digital currency networks and why.
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UAE Announces A Virtual Hackathon To Drive Blockchain Innovation In The Public Sector

UAE Announces A Virtual Hackathon To Drive Blockchain Innovation In The Public Sector

  • The World Government Summit is a global platform dedicated to the enhancement of government around the world.
  • The “World GovTechioneers Race” is an annual award designed to acknowledge government technology pioneers for providing global solutions to common global challenges.
  • UAE Announces A Virtual Hackathon To Drive Blockchain Innovation In The Public Sector
  • The hackathon is one part of the overall World GovTechioneers Race, acknowledging government technology pioneers for providing global solutions to global challenges.
  • Winners will be awarded at the 5th annual gathering of the World Government Summit which will take place between the 12th and 14th of February 2017, in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

In October, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, announced on
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Watch the xx Explore Small-Town America in ‘On Hold’ Video

Watch the xx explore small-town America in the

  • Watch the xx Explore Small-Town America in ‘On Hold’ Video
  • British indie-pop band the xx experience small-town America in the stark video for new single, ” On Hold .”
  • The xx explore small town America in their stark, intimate “On Hold” video.
  • The xx recently performed “On Hold” and premiered new track “I Dare You” at their Saturday Night Live debut performance.
  • The xx prepped “On Hold,” the first single behind I See You , as a limited-edition seven-inch vinyl .

The xx explore small town America in their stark, intimate “On Hold” video.
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A Ransomware Virus Is Spreading Fast On Facebook, But You Can Stop It

A Ransomware Virus Is Spreading Fast On Facebook, But You Can Stop It #bitcoin

  • Locky is hidden inside an image file on Facebook and LinkedIn at the moment, and its takeover is simple: you get prompted to download a file, or the file automatically downloads, and once you click on the image, Locky is loose in your files.
  • Facebook didn’t get the memo about fake news.
  • iOS 10 Hidden Feature: Creates movies automatically
  • Click the wrong file or link, and suddenly everything on your computer is locked up, with a demand that you pay up to get your files back.
  • iOS Hidden Feature: Photos automatically sorted by person

Locky is hidden inside an image file on Facebook and LinkedIn at the moment, and its takeover is simple: you get prompted to download a file, or the file automatically downloads, and once you click on the image, Locky is loose in your files. Currently the ransom is half a Bitcoin to get your stuff back
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After Their Park Was Defaced With Swastikas, Kids Spread Messages Of Love

After their park was defaced with swastikas, kids spread messages of love

  • After someone defaced Adam Yauch Park with swastikas, people held an anti-hate rally and spread messages of love.
  • Chrystin Ondersma’s 7-year-old son and his friend attended the anti-hate rally at Adam Yauch Park and wrote messages on the sidewalk like “peace” and “hate is bad.
  • On Nov. 18, residents of Brooklyn Heights in New York discovered spray-painted swastikas and the words “Go Trump” at a local park named in honor of Adam “MCA” Yauch, a member of the Beastie Boys who played at the park as a kid who died in 2012 after battling cancer.
  • A photo posted by Sarab Leivers (@sarableivers) on Nov 20, 2016 at 6:51pm PST
  • A photo posted by Amy Flatow (@amyflatography) on Nov 20, 2016 at 11:24am PST

The park was named after Adam Yauch, a late member of the Beastie Boys.
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5 Blockchain Applications That Are Shaping Your Future

5 Blockchain Applications That Are Shaping Your Future  #tech

  • Blockchain technology offers a solution to many digital identity issues, where identity can be uniquely authenticated in an irrefutable, immutable, and secure manner.
  • Blockchain technologies make tracking and managing digital identities both secure and efficient, resulting in seamless sign-on and reduced fraud.
  • My hope is that Blockchain technologies will become the gold standard for all nations of the world shortly.
  • As mentioned above, most of these applications are still underdeveloped The future potential of the blockchain applications is still unraveling.
  • On the other hand with the Blockchain, this can become decentralized.

You probably have heard of bitcoin and cryptocurrency by now. And as of late the term ”
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Passengers get free ride after San Francisco Muni hit by ransomeware attack

Passengers get free ride after San Francisco Muni hit by ransomeware attack #bitcoin

  • Ransomware infects a computer and encrypts all the data on its storage drives while spreading to any other vulnerable computer connected to it.
  • Every computer was left displaying a black screen with a ransom note written across it stating: “You Hacked, ALL Data Encrypted.
  • San Francisco Municipal Transport Agency attacked by hackers who locked up computers and data with 100 bitcoin demand
  • In 2013 the Cryptolocker ransomware infected an estimated 234,000 computers , including at least 50,000 in the UK, and required a global police operation to neutralise it.
  • Once the data is encrypted the user is locked out of the computer and a ransom note is displayed promising to decrypt and release the data in exchange for money.

San Francisco Municipal Transport Agency attacked by hackers who locked up computers and data with 100 bitcoin demand
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Hackers hit San Francisco transport systems

  • On Sunday, ticketing machines were back up – but it was not clear if the hack had been contained.
  • As a precaution, staff shut off all ticketing machines on the network.
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  • San Francisco news site Hoodline told the BBC the hacker had provided a list of machines he or she claimed to have infected in Muni’s network – more than 2,000 in total.
  • The hackers have made a ransom demand of 100 Bitcoin, which amounts to about $70,000 (£56,000 ; €66,000).

Riders travel for free on San Francisco’s transport system after hackers breach system and demand ransom.
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Unocoin launches bitcoin app on iOS, Android platforms

  • Congress leader P.C. Chacko told ANI, “The Prime Minister is an expert in misleading the people because he is now calling for a Bharat Bandh, no political party has called for any Bharat Bandh.
  • New Delhi [India], Nov.27 (ANI): The opposition-sponsored ‘Bharat Bandh’ scheduled to be held tomorrow to protest against the Centre’s demonetisation of Rs.500 and Rs.1000 currency notes, has been hit by a decision of the Janata Dal (United) not to participate.
  • New Delhi [India], Nov. 26 (ANI): The Congress Party on Saturday alleged that the anti-poor BJP-led NDA regime purchased lands prior to the demonetisation drive to divert its black money. “
  • Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Nov. 27(ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said he does not look terror outfit at terror outfit ISIS as a challenge, as he believes that Muslims in India love their country. “
  • New Delhi [India], Nov.26 (ANI): According to World Health Organisation, worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980.

Bengaluru, Nov 28 (IANS) Bengaluru-based Unocoin on Monday launched bitcoin mobile app for both iOS and Android platforms that will allow consumers to buy, sell, send, receive and store bitcoin at one place from any remote device.
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