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Digital Currency

Cleveland

This ICO Wants to Use Blockchain to Verify People’s Expertise

By | Dec 5, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Can blockchain be leveraged to shed light on the truth? Plato, the ancient Greek philosopher, said that knowledge is what is true. But in modern times, truth is obfuscated by uninformed opinions, media bias and sales pitches disguised as advice. Knowledge.io will launch its…

Security

This Top VPN Will Keep Your Online Data Safe for Life

By | Aug 21, 2017 at 6:30 am

We all store a lot of personal information on the web—credit cards, addresses, phone numbers—both consciously and unconsciously. With so much information saved in one central location, it’s important that we have a way to protect ourselves from the real possibility of theft, snooping…

Security

18 Science Fiction Movies That Used Biometrics

By | Jun 23, 2017 at 8:30 am

Decades ago, the concept of facial and voice recognition and retinal scanners was only for the Starship Enterprise. Today biometrics, a term used to refer to metrics related to human characteristics, have become an everyday usage for anyone with an advanced smartphone to access control and identification…

FinTech

Columbus

Security Needs to Be the DNA of Any Fintech Startup

By | May 11, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Launching a fintech startup in a regulated industry is going to take a proactive approach. Surrounding yourself with mentors and experts in the field to guide you through the hills and valleys will be the key to success in fintech. Columbus Startup Week powered…

Security

7 Ways a VPN Can Help Protect Your Identity

By | Apr 5, 2017 at 8:30 pm

While many people are familiar with a VPN, many choose to not use it on a regular basis. However, with the rise in cyberthreats, it would be good to consider using one in the future as you surf the internet and boost your security….

Security

7 Ways to Avoid Getting Hacked Via Public In-Flight WiFi

By | Jan 30, 2017 at 9:15 am

As Jet Blue starts to unveil its newly improved in-flight WiFi, and other airlines inevitably start to follow, passengers need to be aware that they are just as vulnerable in the air as they are on the ground. Public WiFi can pose serious risks…

Ecosystems

Detroit

4 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Detroit’s Rebuild

By | Aug 29, 2015 at 12:00 pm

In the 1980s, Detroit was at the peak of its suffering. Ongoing racial tension, political corruption, violent crime, and economic turmoil left the once-proud city in shambles. Today, however, Detroit is a brand-new place with a brand-new identity — and entrepreneurs can learn a…

Trends

What the Future of ID Card Technology Looks Like

By | Feb 9, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Over the last several years, the technology behind securing and validating identification cards and driver’s licenses in the United States has evolved dramatically and is expected to continue to do so. As a result of the REAL ID Act of 2005, American citizens need…

Opinion/Analysis

From Barbies to Emojis, Why Are Minorities Represented Last?

By | Feb 25, 2015 at 2:30 pm

Apple announced this week that it plans to roll out the new beta of OS X to developers, which includes a more racially-diverse group of emoji. The sigh of relief echoed throughout various tech media sites: It took a long time but it’s finally here…