Top tech startup news stories you need to know this Wednesday, January 3
North Korea taps the bitcoin boom. North Korea is facing intense pressure as a result of sanctions from the international community. To fund its government, North Korea’s hacking unit is mining coins to generate income for Kim Jong Un’s regime, evading international sanctions. The North Korean hackers are hijacking computers to mine cryptocurrencies as Pyongyang’s regime widens its search for cash under tougher international sanctions.