A smart contract for blockchain security

An upcoming smart contract could allow anyone to create a contract with a single key and a single signature, potentially bypassing some of the most common attack vectors for online payments.The development is part of the Proof-of-Stake initiative, which aims to provide secure digital currencies by providing a public ledger of transactions.The goal of the project is to make it possible to create...

Watch: Why a new technology called “crowd sourcing” could help a company win over investors

In a world where everyone has access to a smartphone and every company is trying to get into the global financial services business, many are using social media to reach their investors and share their ideas.For a start, many startups are looking to use the power of the internet to reach people they consider friends, family and colleagues.But what about those people who might not be as...

Former US soldier who shot down Russian jet is back in the military

A former US Army sergeant who was in a Russian jet downed over Syria in March 2015 is back serving in the Army, according to Fox News.Lt.Col. Ryan Smith told the station his superiors had told him to rejoin the military after he left the Army.The retired sergeant was an adviser to Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.Smith is currently serving in a position at Fort...