Snake oil or genius? Crown Sterling tells its side of Black Hat controversy

[ad_1] Enlarge / Crown Sterling’s presentation at Black Hat triggered cryptography experts. Crown Sterling Robert Grant is a reluctant cryptographer. “The last thing I would’ve wanted to do is start another company,” Grant, the CEO and founder of Crown Sterling, told Ars. “It’s like my wife asking me if we can have another child… I […]

Qantas Airways profits lower after oil prices rise

[ad_1] Qantas said the outlook for the airline was ‘mixed’, with weakness in the domestic tourism market and flat corporate travel demand Qantas Airways posted a 6.5-percent fall in annual net profit Thursday, attributing the slide in earnings to higher oil prices and a weaker Australian dollar. Despite record revenues, the Australian flag carrier said […]