Will blockchain technology solve our identity problems?

By | 2018-07-17T11:35:03+00:00 June 2nd, 2018|

You may not have heard of Hidden Cobra, but chances are they’ve heard of you. On Tuesday, US-CERT, a division of Homeland Security, released an alert on the dangers of this North Korean hacking team. While national attention has been focused on the country’s nuclear capabilities, according to the Wall Street Journal, “North Korea is [...]

Mastercard Wins Patent for Blockchain Coupon Authentication System

By | 2018-07-17T11:38:17+00:00 June 1st, 2018|

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month.Financial services giant Mastercard has won a patent for a system that uses blockchain technology to authenticate coupons. The patent, granted by the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) on May 31, outlines a way for merchants to cut down on coupon fraud [...]

To become a public company, start operating like one early on

By | 2018-07-17T11:39:46+00:00 June 1st, 2018|

Harry Nelis is a partner at Accel in London. He has advised three companies through IPO in three geographies (Kayak in New York, Showroomprive in Paris and OFX in Sydney). After their long post-financial-crisis slump, European tech IPOs are starting to rebound. Tech companies raised more money on European public markets between 2015-17 (€5.3 billion) [...]