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NAFTA is close to falling apart with time running out

President Trump could soon kill a major trade deal with Mexico and Canada if huge compromises aren't made this week.<p>Round 6 of the renegotiation of NAFTA, the pact between Mexico, Canada and the U.S., starts Tuesday in Montreal, Canada.<p>No major progress has been made on key issues through the first …

Globalization

Making Sense of Bitcoin and Its Wild Price Ride: QuickTake Q&A

The initial price of bitcoin, set in 2010, was less than 1 cent. Now it’s crossed $19,000. Once seen as the province of nerds, libertarians and drug …

A Short History Of Bitcoin And Crypto Currency Everyone Should Read

<i>Video provided by Agence France-Presse</i><p>Bitcoin hit news headlines this week as the price of one unit of the cryptocurrency passed $11,500 for the …

Bitcoin explained: Its history, why is it so valuable, and will the bubble burst?

With one bitcoin worth $10,000, 2017 has seen this cryptocurrency go stratospheric. But what exactly is it?<p>Bitcoin has been around since 2009, but …

Bitcoin's creator may be worth $6 billion — but people still don't know who it is

One of the biggest mysteries in the technology world is the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, the computer programmer who invented the digital currency …

Bitcoin

The 5 Best Bitcoin Podcasts for Beginners

Bitcoin has risen from obscurity to one of the most talked about technologies. In the past year, Bitcoin has risen from $600 per coin to $6,000, a …

What you need to know about the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability

This week security researchers announced a newly discovered vulnerability dubbed KRACK.

Information Security

Hackers covertly hide code on Politifact to hijack your PC, secretly mine cryptocurrencies

Cable giant Showtime was recently discovered to have been running code to mine cryptocurrencies as well.<p>Hackers have targeted popular fact-checking …

What Is Bitcoin, and How Does It Work?

If you find the concept of Bitcoin confusing, you are not alone. The virtual currency has been a constant source of controversy, but it is still not well understood.<p><b>Are Bitcoins those coins I see in photographs?</b><p>No. Those coins are novelty items that newspapers used in photographs because they …

Bitcoin

Facebook pulls plug on language-inventing chatbots? THE TRUTH

Far be it from us to lecture journos on overreacting but cripes – calm downIf you thought artificial intelligence was already overhyped to death, …

Artificial Intelligence

What’s New in Swift 4?

<i>Note:</i> This tutorial uses the Swift 4 version bundled into Xcode 9 beta 1.Swift 4 is the latest major release from Apple scheduled to be out of beta …

Skin Care

MacTrast Deals: The 2017 iOS 10 Complete App Builder Bundle

The 2017 iOS 10 Complete App Builder Bundle offers over 250 hours of instruction and a collection of app templates and tools.<p><b>iOS 10 & Swift 3: From</b> …

Mapped: The optimal road trip to see all the US national parks

RANDY OLSON, a Computer Science & Engineering Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University, is a man who likes to design road trips. He has …

A Snap Guide to Road Tripping Through the Mighty Five

A brief tip sheet on how to do Utah’s most famous National Parks.<p>No road trip in America is more visually mind-blowing than a tour of the Mighty Five—the tight cluster of national parks in Utah that include Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Arches, and Canyonlands. Whether you start in Salt Lake …

The ultimate Arizona road trip

WHILE Arizona is known as the Grand Canyon State, there is much more to experience in its 114,000 square miles: Busy cities and desolate washes, low …

The Most Jaw-Dropping Natural Swimming Holes in the United States

It’s easy to assume that travelers need to trek to Thailand or some undiscovered South American waterfall to find the perfect natural swimming hole. …

Hiking

10+ Of The Funniest Reactions To Super Sad Pope Meeting The Trumps

Being The Pope isn't easy. Just ask Pope Francis. Or better still, just look at this picture of him posing with Donald Trump. He's trying to smile. …

The 25 coolest tech companies in Israel

The Middle Eastern country is sometimes referred to as "Startup Nation" thanks to the sheer number of entrepreneurs building businesses there, particularly in cities like Tel Aviv.<p>Multinational tech companies like Google, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft all have research centres in Israel but some …

Meet the 21st batch of 500 Startups companies

500 Startups’ next batch of accelerator companies is launching now that its previous demo day has wrapped up, this time seemingly having a bit of a wider focus than we’re accustomed to seeing coming out of the firm.<p>This batch, which contains 31 companies, focuses on a range of topics, like VR, …

America’s best train journeys, ranked

Sit back and watch the world go by on one of America’s best train journeys. You’ll cross lofty trestles, swoop through long tunnels, snake alongside rivers, and flank canyons — seeing parts of the country accessible only by rail. We compared data from Amtrak, Vacations By Rail and America By Rail, …

Trains

Where to Find the Darkest Skies in the U.S. for Serious Stargazing

The stars are waiting.<p>Timelapse filmmakers Harun Mehmedinovic and Gavin Heffernan have spent three years traveling to more than 500 locations to …

National Parks

Bill Gates once said 'definitely send me a résumé' if you finish this fiendishly difficult book

"If you think you're a really good programmer... read (Knuth's) <i>Art of Computer Programming</i>... You should definitely send me a résumé if you can read the whole thing," read a quote from Bill Gates on the cover of the third edition of the first volume.<p>That quote was taken from a syndicated newspaper …

The 9 best state parks in Arizona

ARIZONA is home to beautiful and rugged scenery, desert and mountain landscapes, natural bridges and spectacular caves, ancient archaeological sites …

The 17 best tech email newsletters you need to subscribe to

Once viewed as an anachronistic throwback to the pre-social web, email newsletters are in the middle of a glorious Renaissance.<p>At their best, they cut through the noise and provide incisive round-ups and analysis — wading through the muck of news so you don't have to.<p>Perhaps predictably, the tech …

7 UX tools to try this year

With each passing year, we see a surge in new tools and technology to make our marketing and creative lives easier. Just five years ago, maybe 100 …

6 Design in Tech Trends You Need to Know, Even if You Aren't a Designer | Inc.com

As Steven Jobs famously said, "Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like. People think it's this veneer -- that the designers are handed this box and told, 'Make it look good!' That's not what we think design is. It's not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is …

Design

Why Future Emphasis Should be on Algorithms – Not Code

We are all now in what’s called the “big data era,” and we’ve been here for quite some time. Once upon a time we were only just starting to piece …

Machine Learning

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

Artificial Intelligence