Fidelity, the $2.3 trillion investment giant, is testing out a new cryptocurrency service

  • The $2.3 trillion investor announced on Wednesday a partnership between its Fidelity Labs, the firm’s innovation center, and Coinbase, the cryptocurrency exchange serving nearly 9 million customers.
  • As part of the partnership, Coinbase users will be able to view their bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin holdings alongside their other accounts in their Fidelity Portfolio.
  • “We are trying to create the best customer experience,” Hadley Stern, managing director at Fidelity Labs, told Business Insider.
  • Donations made in bitcoin to Fidelity Charitable, a $16 billion donor-advised philanthropic fund, grew to about $9 million in the first half of 2017.
  • Fidelity’s CEO Abigail Johnson is a bitcoin enthusiast.

Fidelity is testing out a new service to help make life easier for its clients who invest in…
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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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Microsoft marches further into Ethereum Blockchain as a Service with ‘Cryplets’ and ‘Enclaves’

Microsoft marches further into #ethereum #blockchain as a Service with Cryplets and Enclaves

  • Militant attacks in France have hit tourism in the country since last year. “
  • Earlier this year the US agency took Apple to court – and sparked a worldwide privacy debate – as it fought to get the iPhone of San Bernardino terrorist Syed Rizwan Farook unlocked.
  • A 26-page white paper has been released by Microsoft on Cryplet innovations, added Gray. “
  • Taking to the stage at DevCon2, Marley Gray, who heads the Ethereum BaaS on the Azure project, pointed out that he had to do some horrible things to get Microsoft to agree to sponsor it last year. “
  • House prices in London’s prime locations will fall by 9 percent this year and not grow again until 2019 as buyers, already hit by increased property taxes, wait to see the outcome of Brexit divorce talks, estate agents Savills said.

In the year since it publicly announced backing for Ethereum via the Azure Cloud Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS), Microsoft has been busy. Taking to the stage at DevCon2, Marley Gray, who heads the Ethereum BaaS on the Azure project, pointed out that he had to do some horrible things to get Microsoft
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