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We got Gilfoyle's entire PowerPoint presentation explaining cryptocurrency from HBO's 'Silicon Valley,' and it's both useful and hilarious

HBO's "Silicon Valley" is a biting satire of the tech industry, and the show's writers use tech trends and real-life events to inform the storylines.<p>Since the show's fourth season aired last year, cryptocurrency has gotten much bigger and become something a lot of people are talking about (or …

Mi Mini PC Pocket Computer Now Available From $149

With 24 days still remaining on their campaign the development team behind the “world’s most powerful pocket size mini PC ” have already raised over …

White-knuckle cliff walk along the Gobbins reopens

<b>Designed to take your breath away, the Gobbins path, a 1.2 mile (1.9km) stretch along the County Antrim coast is not for the faint-hearted.</b><p>Originally designed by Irish engineer Berkeley Deane Wise, the Gobbins path was a popular haunt for the Edwardians,<p>The cliff walk had fallen into disrepair by …

Tesla Model S P85D’s “Insane Mode” Launch Blows Minds—Here’s Video Proof

Elon Musk took the lid off his own madness with the Tesla Model S P85D, the dual-motor, all-wheel-drive silent screamer with 691 horsepower and 686 lb-ft of torque. As if that weren’t enough, the fully electric D offers an “Insane Mode,” which unleashes the car’s full accelerative potential and …

Waymo executive claims his driverless technology would have seen the pedestrian killed by an Uber car

Waymo Chief Executive Officer John Krafcik said his company's self-driving software would likely have avoided the pedestrian death in which an Uber autonomous car was involved.<p>"We have a lot of confidence that our technology would be robust and would be able to handle situations like that one," …

Self-driving cars will use flashing lights and weird noises to "talk" to pedestrians

Uber patent application signals a growing trend in autonomous vehicles<p>Over the years, human drivers have gotten pretty good at communicating intent to the people around them. A little wave of the hand, a nod, maybe some eye contact, and that’s usually all it takes to let pedestrians, bicyclists, …

Former Hedge Fund Manager Whitney Tilson Puts His Kids' College Savings Into Just Five Stocks

Former hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson is confident enough in his investing abilities that he’s included just five stocks in his children’s …

How I fell for the blockchain gold rush

‘It is easier for a 3 cent coin to go to 3 dollars, than it is for a $300 coin to go to £30,000’<p>Bitcoin envy, the ultramodern malaise. News reports are full of this magic internet money’s rocketing value – currently $16,000 – and Facebook is dotted with people who picked some up at $500, $50 or …

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12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

The Recent Survey That Bitcoin and Ethereum Investors Need to See

Surprise! Nearly twice as many Americans prefer cash to digital forms of payment.<p>If you're an investor in digital currencies, there's a good chance …

Who Pulled Off the Biggest Bitcoin Heist in History?

Inside the mystery of how Mark Karpelès and his Mt. Gox company lost almost $500 million in cybercurrency.<p><i>“Even in the midst of hell, it all depends</i> …

Best projectors you can actually afford

Nothing beats a home theater projector at putting up a jaw-dropping image for as little money as possible.<p>Sure it's not quite as plug-and-play as a TV. You'll need the space and a dark room, and it really helps to have a screen and a separate audio system (or at least a decent powered speaker). A …

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