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Gold is Money

Macleod: The Upside-Down World Of Currency

Authored by Alasdair Macleod via, The gap between fiat currency values and that of legal money, which is gold, has widened so that dollars retain only 2% of their pre-1970s value, and for sterling it is as little as 1%. Yet it is commonly averred that currency is money, and gold is irrelevant. As […]

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Digital Assets Payment Engine

Fireblocks Launches Digital Asset Payments Engine with FIS Joining as New Network Member

New end-to-end solution has settled $1B in transactions to date with and will enable a global digital asset economy for merchants, entrepreneurs and creators. Fireblocks (, an easy-to-use platform to create innovative products on the blockchain and manage day-to-day crypto operations, announced today the public launch of its Payments Engine, a new suite of tools […]

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PayPal Passkeys

PayPal Introduces More Secure Payments with Passkeys

Passkeys are designed to replace passwords and allow seamless logins for consumers across devices and platforms. Makes online purchases easier for consumers, removes checkout friction for merchants. SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, PayPal announced it is adding passkeys as an easy and secure log in method for PayPal accounts. Passkeys are a new […]

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Self-Sovereign Database

Self-Sovereign Foundation Announces the Self-Sovereign Database

Research in Decentralized Identity Yields Confidential Data Storage NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Self-Sovereign Foundation, a nonprofit focused on equitable solutions for decentralized identity, has unveiled its Self-Sovereign Database. This critically needed software component stores sensitive data in a provably tamper-proof way. We all need to store personal data, and we […]

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Open Source in Finance

The Linux Foundation and Fintech Open Source Foundation Announce the Conference Schedule for Open Source in Finance Forum New York 2022

25+ sessions (and more to be announced) showcasing recent developments and the direction of open source in financial services and providing unique opportunities to hear from and engage with those who are leveraging open source software to solve industry challenges.  SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open […]

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Linguistic Fingerprint Technology

IARPA Kicks off Research Into Linguistic Fingerprint Technology

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), the research and development arm of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, today announced the launch of a program that seeks to engineer novel artificial intelligence technologies capable of attributing authorship and protecting authors’ privacy (Linguistic Fingerprint Technology). The Human Interpretable Attribution of […]

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Cyber Security

DPS Cyber Security Recovers Millions of Dollars Worth of Stolen Cryptocurrency from Forex Trading Scams

DPS Cyber Security aids in the recovery of bitcoins that have been stolen. UNITED STATES, September 29, 2022 / — Given the volatile nature of the crypto market, Forex companies must maintain up-to-date services and security. As an industry leader, DPS Cyber Security maintains compliance with all market requirements, making them a preferred choice for […]

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No to Payment Implants

Walletmor has already sold 1,000 Payment Implants

No! No to Payment Implants Walletmor, the world’s only manufacturer of payment implants, has just sold its thousandth implant, which is a breakthrough in the company’s development. LONDON, UK, August 12, 2022 / — Walletmor, the world’s only manufacturer of payment implants, has announced another success story. The company has just sold its thousandth implant, […]

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Blockchain security

BlockSec Closes Seed Plus Funding Round with $8M Raised

NEW YORK, July 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Blockchain security startup BlockSec announced the completion of the Seed Plus funding round with $8M raised. The funding round was co-led by Vitalbridge Capital and Matrix Partners, with participation from investors Mirana Ventures (Venture Partner of Bybit), CoinSummer, and YM Capital. Founded in 2021, BlockSec’s mission is to provide security infrastructure for […]

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Regulatory Compliance

Cybersecurity, Privacy, Data and Regulatory Compliance Rank as Top IT Audit Risks

New study by Protiviti and ISACA underscores security risks looming large in today’s dynamic threat landscape MENLO PARK, Calif., June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — A new survey conducted by Protiviti and ISACA found that cybersecurity is the chief risk for IT audit departments, with several related risks such as privacy and data as well as regulatory compliance also ranking […]

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