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Bitcoin claws back over $1,000 after losing almost a third of value

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin surged on Monday, recovering more than $1,000 after losing almost a third of its value in less than four days as traders bought back into the volatile cryptocurrency.<p>Bitcoin (virtual currency) coins placed on Dollar banknotes are seen in this illustration picture, …

Bitcoin Cash

Google fined a record €2.4 billion by the EU for manipulating search results

The company demoted rivals and unfairly promoted its own services, says the EU<p>Google has been hit with a record-breaking €2.42 billion ($2.7 billion) fine by the European Union for breaking antitrust law. The decision follows a seven-year investigation into the US company’s search algorithms, which …

'Raphael: The Drawings' Review: Beyond the Brush

Oxford, England<p>Although Raphael is still hailed as a supreme master of the Italian Renaissance, his paintings no longer generate the immense admiration ignited by Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. But a revelatory exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum proves that Raphael’s drawings sweep away any …

A new device can clean polluted air and turn it into hydrogen energy

A team of Belgian researchers has developed a device that will remove pollutants from the air and convert them into simple hydrogen — using sunlight, nanoparticles and a photoelectric chemical membrane.<p>The project was conceived and developed by two sets of researchers working on related issues, …

Kill three birds with one stone with this Bluetooth speaker power bank table

Don’t forget to charge your table<p>Tables are probably some of the oldest gadgets around, if you think about it. People have probably been taking things and using them as a high place to put other, smaller things since the existence of people (and things). I’ve certainly been an avid table user all …

Google starts selling 4K digital whiteboard Jamboard for $4,999 in the U.S.

Google today started selling its Jamboard in the U.S. and shared that the 4K digital whiteboard will be available for purchase in the U.K. and Canada “this summer.” Jamboard is designed for businesses with a G Suite plan that want to collaborate on Google Drive files with teams both local and …

Bose Headphones Spy on Listeners: Lawsuit

Bose Corp spies on its wireless headphone customers by using an app that tracks the music, podcasts and other audio they listen to, and violates their privacy rights by selling the information without permission, a lawsuit charged.<p>The complaint filed on Tuesday by Kyle Zak in federal court in …

Elon Musk thinks Tesla is just beginning to get big

Tesla shares have been on a rampage lately. Over the past six weeks, Tesla’s stock price has skyrocketed 25%, with shares currently trading in the …

Tesla

Elon Musk's new plan to save humanity from AI

Elon Musk has a new plan to protect humanity from artificial intelligence -- if you can't beat 'em, join 'em.<p>In October 2014, Musk ignited a global discussion on the perils of artificial intelligence. Humans might be doomed if we make machines that are smarter than us, Musk warned. He called …

Artificial Intelligence

New York Post Apologizes After App Apparently Hacked

The New York Post apologized early on Sunday hours after its app was apparently hacked with what was reported to be alerts about President Donald …

UE Wonderboom: A waterproof Bluetooth speaker with a 10-hour battery life

<i>This post was originally published on our sister site SoundGuys.com.</i><p>Ultimate Ears has just announced a new Bluetooth speaker. It’s called the Wonderboom and offers a slightly different design when compared with some other popular UE speakers, like the Boom 2 for example. It is both shorter as well …

Google Calendar lands on iPad

Google Calendar has been available on iOS since 2015, but until now it has only been optimized for the smaller-screened real estate of the iPhone. Now, however, it’s been turbo-charged for iPads too.<p>The app is pretty much the same version that already existed on the App Store, with users able to …

Momentum welcomes expelled Labour activists, says founder

Move goes against party membership requirement and prompts speculation that Jon Lansman is nervous about enforcing constitution<p>People expelled from Labour after exhaustive disciplinary inquiries will still be welcome inside the leftwing grassroots organisation Momentum – despite a new constitution …

Constitutional Law

White House disputes report that Trump gave Merkel a $374 billion bill to honor NATO agreement

The White House denied reports on Sunday that President Donald Trump gave German Chancellor Angela Merkel a $374 billion invoice for money her country owed the US for NATO defense.<p>The Times of London published a story citing anonymous German officials who said Trump gave Merkel the bill during …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Airbus’ new flying car concept looks like it's straight out of ‘The Jetsons'

'Airbus' and 'Italdesign' have revealed a passenger capsule that can either attach to wheels and drive like a car, or be lifted up by a drone …

Flying Car

You Can Now Send & Receive Money With Gmail

Android: Back in 2013, Google introduce a feature that would allow <b>Google Wallet</b> users to <b>send and receive money via the web version of Gmail</b>. Fast …

Elon Musk on new NASA legislation: “This bill changes almost nothing”

"Existing programs stay in place and there is no added funding for Mars."<p>SpaceX founder Elon Musk criticizes NASA and Congress in public only very …

'Toytown money': What happened when the original £1 coin was launched in 1983

As the new 12-sided pound coin enters circulation, it is instructive to look back at how the introduction of the current one was greeted by the public – and by <i>The Telegraph</i>'s readers, gossip columnists and letter writers.<p>Here is a selection of our articles on the coin from that week in April …

When David Met Brooke: The Ultimate New York Power Couple

At the Museum of Modern Art’s annual spring benefit last June, Helen Mirren could be spotted near one of the artists being honored that night, Brice Marden. A few feet away was Marilyn Minter, squiring another honoree, Mark Bradford.<p>Yet the longest line of acolytes and well-wishers formed not in …

Bond Trading Platforms Merge in Bid for Scale

A bond platform agreed to buy a rival startup this month, in a bid to emerge as a survivor in the fledging business of matching bond buyers and sellers electronically. Trumid Financial LLC struck a deal Friday to acquire Electronifie Inc., giving the trading platform some 60 new customers, 10 …

Dow Jones

The 2 Reasons Gold and Silver Stocks Soared Following Today's Fed Rate Hike

Usually higher interest rates are bad news for precious-metal stocks -- but not today!<p>Though not always the case, the Wall Street consensus on …

Microsoft and Alphabet Are Catching Up to Amazon in the Cloud

AWS is still the top dog, though.<p><b>Amazon.com</b>'s (NASDAQ:AMZN) all-important Amazon Web Services (AWS) segment has been the undisputed leader of cloud …

David Rockefeller — Philanthropist, Banker And Collector — Dies At 101

David Rockefeller, who died Monday morning at the age of 101, leaves a legacy that eludes a simple description. At once the grandchild and heir of oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller and a globe-trotting billionaire banker in his own right, Rockefeller also earned a reputation as a prodigious patron of …

After Math: Merry Christmahanukwanzakkahs

Happy holidays, you filthy animals<p>It's been a festive week and, for once, not a complete socio-political trainwreck. I know, I'm just as surprised as you are, but some good things really did happen. Like, we found an effective vaccine against Ebola, Super Mario Run broke iOS download records, both …

Super Mario Run

Comey Confirms FBI Probe of Trump-Russia Links

FBI director said there is ‘no information’ that supports President Trump’s repeated claims that Obama wiretapped him during the campaign<p>WASHINGTON—Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey said publicly for the first time Monday that the agency is investigating whether members of Donald …

Alibaba could put AR navigation in your car by next year

What is Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba doing when it's not fighting counterfeiters? It's working on developing better tech, of course.<p>With global spending in AR and VR expected to double this year, Alibaba appears to believe that augmented reality is the way to go. AR navigation startup WayRay on …

Craig Venter Mapped The Genome. Now He's Trying To Decode Death

<b>THE WORLD’S MOST EXTREME</b> physical exam starts in the world’s plushest exam room, complete with a couch, a private bathroom and a teeming fruit plate. It will be my home for an entire day. First come the blood tests, vial after vial. Then two 35-minute sessions in an MRI tube, where REM and U2 try …

Cleveland Clinic

National Security Council spokesman quits CIA, writes scathing editorial in Washington Post

<b>(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)</b><p>Edward Price worked loyally for Bush and Obama, but Trump has been too troubling<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>February 21, 2017 12:39pm (UTC)<p>Edward Price, who has worked for the CIA since 2006 and until recently served as spokesman for the National Security Council, is leaving because he was …

Donald Trump

New Evidence for the Strange Idea that the Universe Is a Hologram - Facts So Romantic

One of the great mysteries of modern cosmology is how our universe can be so thermally uniform—the vast cosmos is filled with the lingering heat of …