China Behind Equifax Hack

U.S. charges four Chinese military hackers in 2017 Equifax breach WASHINGTON, Feb 10 (Reuters) – The United States has charged four Chinese military hackers in the 2017 breach of the Equifax credit reporting agency that affected nearly 150 million American citizens, Attorney General William Barr said Monday. “This was one of the largest data breaches […]

Lykke Review 2020

FX Empire Editorial Board Launched in 2015, Lykke is a new breed of cryptocurrency exchange that is based in Switzerland. The exchange was the brainchild of Richard Olsen, the co-founder of the leading online forex broker OANDA. Its head office is located at 2 Baarerstrasse, 6300 Zug, Switzerland. Lykke offers its users the ability to […]

Google Maps Turns 15

Google Maps Turns 15 With New Icon and New Features by Alex Hickey Tomorrow night Google Maps will celebrate 15 years of helping roadtrippers find their way to the nearest public bathroom. Google is marking the occasion with a fresh new icon and fancy features, including: Prime in-app real estate for your saved locations (more […]

Is Using Public Wi-Fi Still Dangerous?

It’s 2020. Is Using Public Wi-Fi Still Dangerous? by Chris Hoffman You’ve probably heard that public Wi-Fi is dangerous. Advice about avoiding it is almost as widespread as public Wi-Fi itself. Some of this advice is outdated, and public Wi-Fi is safer than it used to be. But there are still risks. Is Public Wi-Fi […]

The Picture Bezos Won’t Post on His Insta

Amazon Faces Protests, Investigations in India by Neal Freyman If you follow Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on social media, you know he’s spending a few days in India. At a company event in New Delhi yesterday, he revealed a $1 billion investment to digitize the country’s small and medium-sized businesses. More than 550,000 sellers use […]

Nothing Says 2010s Quite Like Bitcoin

by Ian McKinnon Fun fact: Cryptocurrencies were one of the best-performing assets this decade. That’s mainly due to bitcoin. Bitcoin is a digital currency created in 2009, and for the first half of the 2010s it flitted between obscurity and heavy skepticism from consumers, the finance industry, and governments. Then all hell broke loose in […]

Stats That Make You Go…”Whoa”

by Neal Freyman 8 years old: The age of Ryan Kaji, who just topped Forbes’s list of the highest-paid YouTube stars. Kaji, who began his YouTube career unboxing toys at the ripe age of three, now has a line of 100+ toys and clothing items and a show on Nickelodeon. He earned $26 million from […]