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Understanding Ethereum Smart Contracts

You might have heard the term “smart contract,” and you might even know that they are “code” you can run on a blockchain.<p>But how can you run <i>code</i> on a …

Nielsen Marketing Cloud launches in APAC

US – Nielsen has launched Nielsen Marketing Cloud in the Asia-Pacific region, with an enterprise deal with Television Broadcasts (TVB), a TV …

Marketing

The Secretive Billion-Dollar Company Helping Governments Hack Our Phones

Implicated in attacks on dissidents, NSO has sought a deal with Blackstone and worked with Trump adviser Michael Flynn amid a cyberweapons gold rush.<p>Last August, Ahmed Mansoor, a human-rights defender based in the United Arab Emirates, received a text message from an unknown phone number. The SMS …

I’ll never bring my phone on an international flight again. Neither should you.

A few months ago I wrote about how you can encrypt your entire life in less than an hour. Well, all the security in the world can’t save you if …

Can my ISP know if I am using a VPN?

ISP monitoring<p>By "service," I'm going to assume you mean your ISP – your Internet Service Provider.<p>The short answer is very definitely yes.<p>How an ISP …

Privacy

How to Block ISP from Tracking You - VPN vs Tor vs Proxy

<b>How to stop your ISP from monitoring your online activities?</b> Regardless of whether you live in USA, UK, Canada, or Australia, your Internet service …

Information Systems

New surface is so slippery, shellfish can’t get a grip

Mussels end up confused when they try to stick to a polymer/lubricant mix.<p>When engineers look at mussels, they're typically looking in awe at how …

This AI Turns Unrecognizable Pixelated Photos Into Crystal-Clear Images

This artificial intelligence technology turns the “Enhance!” TV trope into reality.<p>Remember all the times you snickered when some TV character zoomed in on a photo and said “Enhance!” turning a blurred mess into a highly detailed, razor-sharp image? Now there’s a system–an artificial …

Big data meets Big Brother as China moves to rate its citizens

On June 14, 2014, the State Council of China published an ominous-sounding document called "Planning Outline for the Construction of a Social Credit …

China

Brief Introduction to Epic KFC 11 Spice & Herbs Marketing Campaign

It is amazing how creative some of the biggest companies in the world react to unexpected PR events. Such an epic PR case, that KFC has just recently …

Mercedes uses art deco inspiration for electric car concept

Luxury vehicles from the 1930s were nearly aircraft carrier-long. It was the art deco era dominated by seemingly never ending clean lines. So it's no surprise that the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet is over six meters long (about 20 feet) and has a single line that runs the length of the …

Meet The Futuristic Personal Transportation Vehicle Coming To China And U.S. Soon

Leo Liu still remembers the first time he saw a “personal transportation” machine.<p>“I was an industrial engineering student at University of Florida, and I saw a group of people ride around campus standing completely upright on giant wheels,” he recalls. “They were Segways. I thought to myself, …

Remote Controls

Prisma shifts focus to b2b with an API for AI-powered mobile effects

The startup behind the Prisma style transfer app is shifting focus onto the b2b space, building tools for developers that draw on its expertise using neural networks and deep learning technology to power visual effects on mobile devices.<p>It’s launched a new website, Prismalabs.ai, detailing this new …

Nebula Mars Portable Cinema review: Portable projector shoots for the moon - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Nebula Mars is a compact portable projector that delivers decent video quality for its size, and has built-in sound via dual 10W speakers and a rechargeable battery that delivers up to 3 hours of battery life. It's Android-powered and has apps such as Netflix and YouTube for streaming …