Dr. John Callahan is responsible for the development of Veridium’s enterprise-ready biometric solutions, leading a global team of software developers, computer vision scientists, and sales engineers. He has previously served as the Associate Director for Information Dominance at the U.S.
US government auctions of confiscated bitcoins have potentially been very lucrative for at least the smartest guys in the room – venture capitalist Tim Draper and Digital Currency Group’s Barry Silbert.
CNBC reports that auctions for confiscated bitcoins seized from people conducting illegal operations could result in a net profit of more than $50 million for Draper.
Senior Republicans in Congress have demanded that the Internal Revenue Service explain its strategy for enforcing tax payments on digital currency by June 7.
In a letter dated May 17, the chairmen of the House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee (Kevin Brady),
Cryptocurrency platform GoCelery has broken its silence on the reasons behind its suspension of withdrawals, deposits and orders.
In a note posted to its web site, the company claimed its suspension was the result of “malicious abuse by certain Celery users,”
Consultant Karen Webster demands via an op-ed on Pymnts.com that regulators stamp out the bitcoin scourge, salt the earth, and allow nothing to grow there.
Payments giant Payza has instituted a new feature that instantly transforms bitcoin into fiat currency.
The move is particularly noteworthy since Payza’s mobile app became available on Apple iOS this month and now can be downloaded from the App Store.
North Korea may be linked to the massive ransomware attack that has infected computers around the world.
Reports have surfaced that security experts have identified code in the so-called “WannaCry” virus that matches that previously used by North Korean hackers.
A fast-moving ransomware demand for bitcoin is spreading around the world.
An outbreak of ransomware has encrypted crucial files in businesses and institutions in more than 70 countries, including the US, China, UK and Russia. The ransom demands payment in bitcoin to de-crypt the files.