The internet has been on FIRE about Bitcoin lately. For many, it’s a mysterious subject: a sort of invisible currency, floating around in the ether and whispering promises of lucrative investment opportunities. To others, it’s an old one – Bitcoin has actually been around for almost a decade. So why is it suddenly flooding social media timelines and news feeds across the web? The answer is more fascinating than you might think.
Thanksgiving is practically here, and you can feel its presence. There’s a fresh chill in the air that creeps in on late afternoons. The darkness falls earlier, followed by the aroma of logs smoking within cozy hearths. The clerks at the market are frantically stocking the shelves. Then there are the elaborate plans drawn up to coordinate the efforts of recipe gathering, shopping, cooking, accommodating guests, laying out tables, and setting up for the big game. Yet the spirit of this season[...]
Just seven days from now, people across America will be carving turkey, gathering with family, and perhaps watching the big game. Then, just hours after digesting the Thanksgiving feast, another brutal contact sport commences: Black Friday. As we wrote two years ago, the day doesn’t just represent a bonanza of bargains for savvy holiday shoppers -- it’s also one of the season’s biggest windfalls for hackers. And as the events of 2017 have demonstrated, hacking has evolved into one one of the[...]
Halloween has come and gone, which means Christmas music is already trickling into radio station playlists, grocers are busy setting out ingredients for the upcoming Thanksgiving feast and every retailer is bracing for the Black Friday bloodsport that has become competitive discount shopping. With all that bustle and furor, it’s easy to forget that November also marks the commemoration of Veterans Day. More than the fanfares of marching bands and outpouring of gratitude, military veterans[...]