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Bitcoin Exchange Halted

BitStamp temporarily stopped withdrawals and tried to stop customers from making deposits early this week after the price of bitcoin dropped considerably this last weekend. The company claimed that about $5 million (roughly 19,000 bitcoin) was lost after a “security lapse”. According to their website, the security lapse in their operational wallet happened on January 4th and the company has …

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Smartwatches: The Next Generation of Tap & Pay

Today’s technological innovations help our everyday lives by making errands simpler and by making complex ideas and tasks more straightforward. While some companies have been recreating the wheel (read: smartphones and tablets), other companies are delving into a new advancement: smartwatches. Theoretically, smartwatches will be able to do everything that your smartphone and wallet does – except now it is …