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The blockchain is software that stores and transfers value or data across the internet. Image sourced from shutterstock.com

Demystifying the blockchain: a basic user guide

Multiple use cases for the blockchain are currently being tested, so it's worth learning the basics.
Try to make this the only time you see a ransomware warning notice. Christiaan Colen/flickr

It’s easier to defend against ransomware than you might think

Ransomware – which encrypts your files and offers to sell you the key – operates differently from other malicious software. Those differences turn out to give potential victims a fighting chance.
Maybe so, but it’s true values lies in more than shopping. fstorr

Its price may fall but bitcoin’s value is that it is useful

The price of bitcoin has crashed to below US$290, its lowest since November 2013, and far below its all-time-high of US$1,242 later that same month. For about three hours the price sat below US$300. This…
Who’s afraid of Bitcoin? BTC Keychain/Flickr

NAB’s Bitcoin ban a symptom of the digital currency threat

Virtual currency Bitcoin is not a subject that ever draws neutral reactions. Against those who see the radical possibilities of a frictionless payment system designed for the internet, there is a growing…

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