How To Use apt-get with IPv4 or IPv6 Transport (address) on a Ubuntu or Debian or Mint Linux

It is possible that I can forces my apt-get command command only use IPv6 or Ipv4 transport on a Debian or Ubuntu Linux server? Yes. You need to configure the acquire group option on a Debian or Ubuntu Linux. The Acquire group of options controls the download of packages as well as the various “acquire …

Overstock’s Blockchain Business Reports $3 Million Loss

E-tailer Overstock.com reported a $3m pretax loss for the third quarter of this year tied to its ongoing work building a blockchain-based stock exchange. Overstock reported a pre-tax loss of $3.9m for the third quarter, of which $3m arose from Medici, its blockchain-focused division. The figure was included in the firm’s Q3 results, released yesterday. Overall, …

Hacked Exchange Cryptopia Discloses Estimate of Stolen Crypto

Update (09:03 UTC, Feb. 28, 2019): Cryptopia has now announced on Twitter that it aims to re-open its platform “as read only” by March 4. It further said that co- founders Adam Clark and Rob Dawson are back at the company and their focus will be to set “a clear strategic direction moving forwards.” — New …

This New Lightning App Aims to Make Getting Paid in Bitcoin Easier

A new app today has launched that aims to tackle the problem of “inbound capacity” on bitcoin’s lightning network. One of the challenges facing the still-in-development payment network centers around the need to have sufficient funds on the opposite end of their lightning channel, known as inbound capacity. Put more simply, users need to undertake …

Microsoft CEO Challenges Swift: Build ‘Useful’ Blockchain Applications

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella closed out Sibos 2017 with what sounded an awful lot like a challenge. At day three of the annual financial conference, hosted by interbank messaging service Swift, Nadella provided a footnote on what was otherwise an event focused largely on collaboration between fintech startups, but which left blockchain out of the …

How To Update Apple OS X Using Command Line Software Update Tool

How do I install software updates from the command line tool on my Apple Mac OS X computer? How can I remotely update my Apple computer by just sshing into a system? Is there is something like apt-get command or yum command for Apple OS X? You need to use the softwareupdate command to checks …

Canadian University Adds Bitcoin ATMs to Bookstore Locations

British Columbia’s Simon Fraser University (SFU) announced today that its campus bookstore would begin accepting bitcoin payments starting 26th May. As part of the initiative, SFU will install bitcoin ATMs at its three bookstore locations in Burnaby, Surrey and Vancouver. The units will be provided by Ontario-based ATM operator BitSent, which boasts seven ATM locations across Canada …

Jamie Dimon: JPM Coin Could ‘One Day’ See Consumer Use

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has suggested that JPM Coin, the megabank’s planned U.S. dollar-backed token, could eventually be a consumer product. According to a CNBC report, at JPMorgan’s annual investor day, Dimon said: “JPMorgan Coin could be internal, could be commercial, it could one day be consumer.” For the foreseeable future, however, the token is likely …

Digital Asset Goes Open Source as Firm Eyes Closer Ties With Hyperledger

Blockchain startup Digital Asset is open sourcing its Digital Asset Modelling Language (DAML), the beating heart of projects like the partial re-plumbing of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Announced Thursday, the move sees DA making DAML freely available – opening the door to its source code, its runtime system, and the software development kit (SDK), …

Mastercard Expands Access to B2B Blockchain Payment Tools

Credit card giant Mastercard is pushing ahead with a set of blockchain payment tools first unveiled last year, opening them up to banks and merchants for wider use. In a press release, the company announced today that it would first be working on business-to-business (B2B) transactions with the tech, as part of a bid to …