Government urged to use Bitcoin-style digital ledgers

Could the UK government adopt blockchains? By Chris Baraniuk, Technology reporter The UK’s chief scientific adviser has urged the government to adopt the technology that powers crypto-currency Bitcoin to run…

Asda bug exposed online shopping payment details

A flaw on supermarket Asda’s website gave hackers the chance to collect customers’ personal information and payment details, the BBC has learned. The US-owned retail firm, which processes upwards of…