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Anujit has over two decades of IT industry experience, spanning software development, project management and consulting areas, and has added significant value to the businesses of clients he has supported. Outside of working hours, Anujit is passionate about history and sports.

Coinbase bug that allowed stealing of Ethereum found by another company

One of the most prominent crypto exchanges, Coinbase, had a bug in their system which could have been exploited by malicious users to steal Ether. However, VI Company, a Dutch FinTech firm, found the bug and alerted Coinbase, helping the…

US National Security Agency can identify Bitcoin users

The United States of America (USA)’s National Security Agency (NSA) can identify Bitcoin users, and they have the capability since several years, as indicated by a report. The report was based on the classified documents that the whistle-blower Edward Snowden…

Blockchain-powered lottery is about to disrupt online lottery market

Cyprus-based blockchain start-up Firelotto plans to disrupt online lottery market with their blockchain-powered lottery. They have a ready product, and have already started 4 online lottery games, with the initial guaranteed prize pool exceeding US $ 1 million. Lottery market…

BMW partners with blockchain start-up to source ethically sourced Cobalt

German automobile giant BMW is working towards eliminating Cobalt produced by child labor from their batteries. They have partnered with Circulor, a London, UK-based blockchain start-up for this project. Majority of companies manufacturing electronic and electric vehicles need a large…

Transparency to Sierra Leone’s presidential election by a Blockchain

Blockchain helps in bringing transparency to Sierra Leone’s presidential election: The recently concluded presidential election in Sierra Leone was notable for the effort to make it transparent. The National Election Committee (NEC) of Sierra Leone has engaged Agora, a Swiss…

Artificial Neural Network to transform medical landscape Powered by Blockchain

Moscow, Russia-based SkyChain Global is building a blockchain-powered platform that will expedite adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into the medical field. They intend to bring AI’s Artificial Neural Network (ANN) developers, doctors, patients, and medical data providers together facilitating transparent…

Quantum -resistant blockchain development in Russia – Explained

Quantum blockchain is being developed in Russia: A team of blockchain and cryptography developers in Russia are developing quantum-resistant blockchain. This is commendable, because blockchain as we know today is secure, however, once quantum computers are commercialized, today’s technology underpinning…

Indian government functionaries continue to discourage cryptocurrencies

The Government of India (GoI) doesn’t regard cryptocurrencies as legal tenders, and senior GoI functionaries continue to discourage use of cryptocurrencies. The latest statement from Mr. Shaktikanta Das, former Secretary of Economic Affairs in GoI, a senior official who was…

Future of Intellectual property protection on a blockchain ? by Huawei

Shenzhen, Guangdong, China-based networking and telecommunications giant Huawei has applied for a patent, to use blockchain for the purpose of protecting intellectual property rights. Filed in August 2016, and currently being evaluated by China’s State Intellectual Property Office, the patent…

Massive malware attack, installs crypto-miner on Windows Systems

The trend of hijacking unsuspecting users computer to mine cryptocurrency continues, and the attacks take different forms. On March 6th, Windows Defender Anti-Virus (AV) detected and largely blocked a malware that infected nearly 500,000 computers and installed cryptocurrency miner code…