The growth of bitcoin is fueling speculation and debate about the environmental impact of the energy needed to power the virtual currency in the era of climate change. Some questions and answers about the issue: ___ WHAT IS BITCOIN? Bitcoin is the most popular virtual currency in the world, and it has fluctuated significantly in value over the past year. It was created in 2009 … [Read more...] about How is the Growth of Bitcoin Affecting the Environment?
Valleys Between is a peaceful game about interacting with nature and solving puzzles. Inspired by the New Zealand landscape outside developer Little Lost Fox‘s windows, it’s awash in rich colors and filled with sweeping mountains and lush forests. It’s the four-person team’s debut, and it’s slated for a mid-2018 release for iOS. Little Lost Fox … [Read more...] about The IndieBeat: Valleys Between is a relaxing puzzler that ponders the environment
Almost every company nowadays stores sensitive data in emerging technology environments, such as cloud, big data, IoT, container, blockchain, or mobile environments, new research has found. A report from Thales, based on a poll of 1,200 senior executives in eight countries, found that this change is being driven by digital transformation, with adoption of new tech being at … [Read more...] about Companies storing sensitive data in emerging technology environments
Online shopping has totally revolutionized the way retail works. Companies have to adapt quickly to new technologies that emerge, though they're not always as quick to move behind the scenes. While customers are scrolling through products on their iPhones, warehouses are dumping returned inventory because they don't have the processing power to deal with it. That's where Blinq … [Read more...] about Get deep discounts doing your part to save the environment with Blinq
The cloud market is booming and expected to grow to $53.3 billion by 2021. And while more companies integrate cloud solutions, businesses also are steadily increasing their workload share in the cloud. According to a recent survey from 451 Research, 60% of workloads will run in some form of hosted cloud service by 2019, up 45% from 2017.As enterprises move more of their … [Read more...] about As Cloud Market Swells, So Does Cloud Environment Complexity