The 3 Big Issues With Open Source Code Scanners

Open source code scanners were once an effective tool, but there are now better options available. When first launched, open source code scanners were revolutionary, giving organizations a convenient and intuitive tool they could use to conduct open source audits. However, there are now some major issues associated with open source code scanners—and some much …

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IBM May 4 Hackathon to Address California Wildfires

Call for Code, a worldwide, multi-year initiative that inspires developers to solve pressing global problems with sustainable software solutions. You may even have participated in the 2018 Global Challenge. Over 100,000 developers from 156 nations competed in the previous Call for Code 2018 Global Challenge. They built over 2,500 applications with IBM Cloud technology to …

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Microsoft Number One But Apple Will be Back on Top Monday With US-China Trade Deal

Microsoft surpassed Apple as the world’s most valuable company in the world. reclaiming the number one spot after more than 15 years. Microsoft has a market value of more than $851 billion and Apple has a value of $847 billion. Apple had taken the number one spot from Exxon Mobil in 2011. Microsoft was number …

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Software defined radios are key to satellite direct to future smartphone communication

Nextbigfuture was able to ask Rob Hoyt of Tethers Unlimited how he will be able to use 27 large high low-earth orbit satellites to provide high-speed internet directly to smartphones. The GlobalFi approach will be to put all of the antenna gain required on the space side, so it can close high-throughput links to ordinary …

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Incapsula Review and Installation Process

Incapsula is a cloud-based application delivery service that enables online businesses of all sizes to enjoy enterprise-grade website security, performance and availability. Incapsula includes a best-of-breed web application firewall, comprehensive DDoS protection, a global content delivery network, and an application level load balancer, which are available as standalone services or as an integrated solution. Incapsula …

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Robinhood will allow Bitcoin and Ethereum to be traded without transaction fees starting February

Robinhood, stock trading app, will let you buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum without any added transaction fees starting in February, compared to Coinbase’s 1.5 to 4 percent fees in the US. You can now monitor and invest in cryptocurrencies, options, stocks, and ETFs, all on the same Robin Hood platform. Instant Deposits Bank transfers …

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Google Trends searches for Cryptocurrency and other terms

Google Trends shows the how searches for cryptocurrency, bitcoin, ethereum and bitcoin bubble have gone up over the past few months. Brian WangBrian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. It covers many disruptive technology and …

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Cryptocurrency Ripple working with Moneygram to update the $600 billion cross border payment market

The global remittance market is a big business. In 2016, remitters sent nearly $600 billion in cross-border payments to help support family members living in their home countries or to settle transactions with business partners. Money transfer companies allow people to send cross-border payments. Unfortunately, the current model requires money transfer companies to use pre-funded …

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Use a hardware wallet to securely trade alternative cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies are mainly traded on Coinbase. Coinbase only allows trading on about four cryptocurrencies. Trading on the thousands of other cryptocurrencies is often on less secure exchanges. Getting a hardware wallet like Ledger Nano S (about $110) is needed to securely trade on these other exchanges. The alternative cryptocurrencies that make the leap to the …

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Ripple briefly passes Ethereum for second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization

Another Cryptocurrency doubles in one week. This time it was Ripple. Ripple is used for transactions on Ripple’s open-source RippleNet cryptocurrency network, reached $1.82. The price rally arrived after a long period of inactivity in the market, which had held steady at $0.20 over the past six months. As a result, the market capitalization of …

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