US Comptroller Gears Up for Blockchain and Internet Finance


The U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has a lot of catching up to do in dealing with innovative information technology, as it affects not only conventional finance, but also new channels of e-commerce made possible through advances in IT. These channels include cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, related “blockchain” technologies, and other Internet-driven financial services. The OCC, a unit of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, has established an Office of Innovation.

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AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon Stop Providing Replacement Samsung Galaxy Note7 Phones

Amid more reports of replacement Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones catching fire, AT&T Wireless, T-Mobile, and Verizon said they’ve quit exchanging the phones for new versions.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/10/att-t-mobile-verizon-stop-providing-replacement-samsung-galaxy-note7-phones.html

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Galaxy Note 7 explodes in Australian hotel, causes $1,380 in damage

Amid reports of Galaxy Note 7 devices either catching fire or exploding, Samsung last week initiated an unprecedented recall for its high-profile and initially high-praised phablet.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/07/galaxy-note-7-explodes-in-australian-hotel-causes-1380-in-damage.html

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'Pokemon Go': These are the hardest Pokemon to catch

Catching Pokemon in one of the hottest mobile games of all time is not always easy, regardless of bugs and other annoyances that might cause you even more trouble than normal.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/17/pokemon-go-these-are-hardest-pokemon-to-catch.html

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Your computer mouse may be opening the door for hackers

If you think about catching a cold, you know you feel miserable, but you don’t have a clue how you got it. You can catch a cold from standing close to someone who’s sick or turning a doorknob that they touched. That’s similar to how airborne viruses infect computer systems with malware. These viruses spread over Wi-Fi connections, from one computer to another.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/04/your-computer-mouse-may-be-opening-door-for-hackers.html

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