Bitcoin tests US$7,500 as crypto-coins rally back to June levels
HONG KONG: Cryptocurrencies extended their rally on Wednesday, with Bitcoin breaking above $7,500 for the first time since June as the market seeks to shrug off some of the security and regulatory concerns that have plagued it for much of the year.
For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how projects like Callisto and LegalFling are using blockchain technology to store vital information on assaults and record consent. When many think of blockchain, they think of cryptocurrencies. But as one of the most exciting new fields of emerging technology, there is an incredibly wide array of use cases for blockchain — as well as many empty promises and scams. When it comes to combating the age old problem… This story continues at The Next Web
LOS ANGELES:Darlene Coker knew she was dying. She just wanted to know why. She knew that her cancer, mesothelioma, arose in the delicate membrane surrounding her lungs and other organs. She knew it was as rare as it was deadly, a signature of exposure to asbestos. And she knew it afflicted mostly men who inhaled asbestos dust in mines and industries such as shipbuilding that used the carcinogen before its risks were understood.