UK’s NHS Hospital Postpones Transplants Due To Ransomware Attack

Hospitals remain a prime target for online criminals these days. One new type of virus shut down an entire UK hospital’s systems, leading to all planned operations getting canceled. Although UK MEPs are discussing new cyber security measures, this NHS attack highlights the dire need for better computer security. For now, it remains unclear which […]

Bitcoin Wallet Developers Prepare for Segregated Witness

Bitcoin Core 0.13.1 was released last week, which means miner signaling on the proposed Segregated Witness (SegWit) soft fork will start soon. If activated, SegWit offers a number of benefits, one of which is an effective block size limit increase to about 1.6 to 2 megabytes, depending on the types of transactions included in blocks. If and when […]

The Blockchain Developer Shortage: Emerging Trends and Perspectives

Amid the steady rise of blockchain innovation, there are growing concerns about a looming shortage of qualified developers. With demand for talent outstripping supply, many companies are having to dial back blockchain related projects that are poised and strategically positioned for a rapid market launch. In his book The Business Blockchain, thought leader and author, […]