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Blockchain could soon power stock markets, music sales, and health records — here's how it works

It's a technology conceived by the mysterious creator of bitcoin— the digital currency championed by a motley crew of privacy-obsessed libertarians, social activists, and some criminals.<p>Now the idea of blockchain has gripped Wall Street's biggest institutions.<p>Its enthusiasts think it could change …

Blockchain

Find porn stars who look like people you know using facial recognition

Let the ethics debate roll forth.<p>Porn companies have long been early adopters of new technology; embracing videos, DVDs, internet streaming and live …

This 'massively bullish' property startup wants to be 'the Amazon for house sales'

Nested has raised the sum from:<p>Well-known London seed fund Passion Capital;<br>• Tim Bunting, a partner at venture capital firm Balderton;<br>• Tom Hulme, a partner at Google Ventures;<br>• Paul Forster, the founder of jobs website Indeed;<br>• Germany's billionaire Samwer brothers, founders of venture builder Rocket …

Smart Sports Bra Startup Gets $10 Million Uplift

A small Canadian company has raised $10 million to take on Nike, Under Armour, and others with a sensor-rich sports bra its chief executive says is …

Tutorial: Natural Language Processing in Python

This repo contains material for a workshop on Natural Language Processing with Python.<p>Audience<p>The target audience of this workshop are students, …

Accenture Launches HealthTech Innovation Challenge for Startups

Accenture today announced the launch of the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge where startups from around the globe will compete to bring …

Fewer of the world’s entrepreneurs say they need Silicon Valley anymore. That’s a problem

Apple is facing accusations that it copied Chinese innovations in the iPhone 7. Indeed, China’s smartphone manufacturers released dual-camera systems and handsets without headphone jacks long before Apple did. And the stickers and animations that Apple is adding to iMessage look like a direct …

Silicon Valley

Building Your First Web App in Swift Using Vapor

In WWDC 2015, Apple announced that Swift would be open source. Shortly after that, in December 2015, Swift’s codebase was public on GitHub. Open …

Web Applications

Swift Tutorial Part 1: Expressions, Variables & Constants

Learn how to code using Swift 3 and playgrounds!Welcome to our mini series on getting started with programming in Swift!In this series, you’ll learn …

Mathematics

Comma.ai claims to have packaged the Tesla Autopilot in a $999 aftermarket device

Since Comma.ai came out of a very short stealth mode in December 2015, CEO George Hotz of iPhone and PlayStation hacking fame claimed that his new company would ship a product to retrofit cars for self-driving on the highway for less than $1,000 by the end of 2016.<p>At TechCrunch’s Disrupt SF …

Programming's best-kept secret just got $20 million to finally win the attention it deserves

When small, individual teams of programmers go to set up their own software projects, Sijbrandij says, they turn to GitLab more than any of its competitors to help them collaborate, merge new features into the existing code, and coordinate on fixing bugs.<p>That popularity with small teams has led …

With a new CEO, Y Combinator will wind down fellowships and start a MOOC

Y Combinator, which has been expanding rapidly in recent years, is making broad, organizational changes– for the second time this year.<p>Most dramatically, Y Combinator will be winding down its YC Fellowships and launching a MOOC, or massively online open course, in 2017.<p>Additionally, the venture …

Hedge Fund Manager Who Spotted Fraud at Enron Calls Tesla 'The Anti-Amazon'

Tesla’s Elon Musk doesn’t impress Jim Chanos.<p>Chanos, the short-seller known for successfully betting against Enron before it collapsed, said he is …

The 15 best restaurants in San Francisco

We consulted the dining experts at Zagat to find the very best the city has to offer.<p>While Zagat's list does feature many fine dining establishments, several pizzerias and bakeries also made the list.<p><i>Food ratings are out of 5 on the Zagat scale.</i>

This Silicon Valley angel investor loves a drug that gave him hours of seizures

"It's mind-boggling how much it can do in one or two nights," Ferriss, an early investor in tech startups such as Uber, Evernote, and Duolingo, told The New Yorker.<p>Ayahuasca is a hallucinogenic drink made from boiling Amazonian plants. It's typically used in religious rituals throughout South …

You Should Be Able to Immigrate to America If You Have a Really Good Idea for a Startup

A new policy could give immigrants leeway to stay in America if they're working on a successful startup company.<p><b>Get the VICE App on iOS and Android</b><p>Henry Chen has all the ingredients for a successful tech startup: innovative ideas, a funding plan, and a foothold in Seattle, where it's easy to …

Immigration

Google DeepMind wants to use machine learning to help treat certain cancers

Google DeepMind is launching a project to reduce the time it takes doctors to prepare treatment for head and neck cancers. Alphabet’s London-based artificial intelligence division has partnered with the UK’s National Health Service and will be conducting the research in coordination with the …