White hat hacker attempts to recover 'millions' in lost Bitcoin, finds only $105

Joe Grand, a computer engineer and hardware hacker known by many for recovering crypto from hard-to-reach places, spent hours breaking into a phone only to find a fraction of a Bitcoin. In a YouTube video released on Thursday, Grand traveled from Portland to Seattle in an effort to potentially recover “millions of dollars” in Bitcoin […]

Samsung Asset Management to launch blockchain ETF in Hong Kong

Hong Kong-based Samsung Asset Management (SAMHK), a local subsidiary of Samsung’s investment arm, is moving forward with a blockchain-themed exchange-traded fund (ETF). The firm expects to launch its Samsung Blockchain Technologies ETF on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on June 23, SAMHK announced on Thursday. The ETF seeks to achieve long-term capital growth by investing […]

Warning: Smartphone text prediction guesses crypto hodler’s seed phrase

Seed phrases, a random combination of words from the Bitcoin Improvement Protocol (BIP) 39 list of 2048 words, act as one of the primary layers of security against unauthorized access to a user’s crypto holdings. But, what happens when your “smart” phone’s predictive typing remembers and suggests the words next time you try to access […]

Why NFT adoption is so high in South Korea

South Korea’s reputation as a trend-setter and leader in technological research is quickly spilling into the blockchain realm as nonfungible token (NFT) adoption has skyrocketed in the small East Asian country. As of 2020, South Korea has been among the top-10 countries in the world in the Global Innovation Index by the World Intellectual Property […]

Tech troubles as Samsung debuts Galaxy S22 phones at Metaverse event

Samsung has unveiled its new range of Galaxy S22 premium smartphones at its virtual Samsung 837X space in the Decentraland metaverse. Over 100,000 users attended the “Samsung Unpacked 2022: The Epic Standard of Smartphone Experiences” event in the first 11 hours since it launched on Feb. 9 at 1:37PM UTC, making it one of Decentraland’s […]