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How to Buy Privacy-Focused Cryptocurrencies Dash and Monero | Investopedia

The demand for privacy-focused coins is expected to increase in the future as government regulations impose transparency on transactions. (See also: …

This blood test may be able to detect 8 types of cancer, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have made progress on developing an experimental blood test that could detect many types of cancer in their early stages, and possibly even their locations in the body.<p>The noninvasive blood test was shown to detect the presence of common tumors of the ovary, liver, stomach, …

Cancer

In 2017, key Facebook builders disowned their creation

‘We have created tools that are ripping apart the social fabric of how society works.’<p>Less than a week ago, Facebook published an extraordinary statement unlike anything in its history. The company acknowledged for the first time that ordinary use of its product could be harmful. "The bad<b>:</b> In …

US Homeland Security will start gathering social media information from all immigrants

The US Department of Homeland Security has amended its rules to require immigrants to disclose their social media accounts. The agency will now collect information including “social media handles, aliases, associated identifiable information, and search results” on immigrants, including permanent …

Not all sex robots will look human, sexpert Dan Savage says

<b>Editors' note: This interview is part of Turned On, our special report exploring the intersection of sex and technology. Some of the descriptions below may not be suited for younger readers.</b><p>The centaurs are coming. But unlike the wild beasts of Greek mythology, the half-human, half-horse studs of …

2017 Karma Revero: Hybrid sedan is back from the dead and better for it - Roadshow

If the 2017 Karma Revero looks an awfully lot like the Fisker Karma that went out of production at the end of 2012, your eyes aren't deceiving you. The stylish GT car is getting a second chance at life thanks to Chinese auto parts maker Wansiang, which purchased the remains of bankrupt Fisker …

9 methods of startup valuation explained

A startup is like a box. A very special box.<p>The box has a value. Its value increases as you put more things in the box. Add a patent and the value …

Football transfers: How clubs research social media & body language to buy players

<b>Will a £300,000-a-week salary change a hot prospect's attitude to the game?</b><p>Will that promising full-back relish being thrown deeper into the public spotlight?<p>What if the £200m superstar doesn't settle in Paris?<p>These are the types of questions being asked by clubs as they consider investing …

Soccer

The people trying to fight fake news in India

<b>Earlier this year, mobs in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand beat seven people to death in two separate incidents that horrified the country.</b><p>After the dust had settled, it transpired that the victims had been mistaken for child traffickers.<p>The trigger was a WhatsApp message that had gone viral, …

Fake News

The Ford GT generates 100 GB of data... per hour

In case you're wondering exactly how much coding and data-processing power it takes to run a modern supercar, the answer -- from Ford's GT, at least -- is <i>a lot</i>.<p>Ford on Thursday gave out a bit more information on the GT, specifically for the enthusiasts who also happen to be data nerds. More than 50 …

Singapore artist tops 'comic book Oscars' nominations

A Singaporean artist's graphic novel has topped the list of nominations for the Eisners, the Oscars of the comic book world.<p>Sonny Liew tells the BBC about the challenges he faced in making the book, which has been criticised by the Singaporean government for "potentially undermining" its …

Comic Books

10 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

Startups

SpaceX outlines plans to deliver broadband via satellite by 2019

Elon Musk’s SpaceX appeared before the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Technology yesterday to explain its plans for a constellation of satellites that could beam high-speed, low-latency internet access across the globe starting in the next two years.<p>The company’s vice president of …

Google’s former HR boss is launching a jobs startup called Humu

It sounds HR-related.<p>Google’s former head of human relations is launching a startup that appears to be related to job satisfaction and work-life balance.<p>Laszlo Bock, who stepped down from his role as SVP of people operations at Google in the middle of 2016, announced on LinkedIn today that he’s …

This app will let Indians buy and sell gold on their smartphones

Gold-crazed Indians now need nothing more than a smartphone to buy and sell the precious metal.<p>Paytm, the country's top digital payments platform, announced Thursday that users will now be able to purchase "digital gold" through its mobile app.<p>The physical equivalent of the purchased gold will be …

$1,000 iPhone 8 'Edition' Coming?

Some of the most credible “iPhone 8″ speculation this past month has been centered on the price.<p>Credible because it’s Apple, which is hardly bashful about selling high-priced products. (The most recent example being the Touch Bar MacBook Pro that starts at a heart-stopping $1,799.) And credible …

Windows 10 will soon let you try apps without installing them first

Microsoft has announced that it’s bringing support for Playable Ads to Windows 10, a feature which will allow you to see how an app works without having to download or install it from the Store first.<p>The program’s preview launched last week in the Windows Dev Center. Once advertisers start to take …

Disney Creates Wireless Power Source

<b>Researchers from Disney have created a power source that can charge electronics through thin air.</b><p>Nikola Tesla is widely regarded as one of the …

Wireless Charging

Indonesia, Vietnam urge consular access to suspects held for Kim Jong Nam death

JAKARTA: Indonesia and Vietnam have urged Malaysia to allow consular access to their citizens being detained in connection with the alleged …

TransferWise launches international money transfers via Facebook

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Money transfer company TransferWise has launched a new service that allows users to send money internationally through Facebook Inc’s chat application, as competition in the digital payments landscape intensifies.<p>The Facebook logo is displayed on their website in an …

Expedia and Amazon Double Down on Britain

As politicians and businesses wrestle with potential changes to U.K. border controls, one of the world’s largest online travel booking companies has …

The clock is ticking for Spotify

<b>It's amazing to think that just 10 years ago, flat-rate digital music streaming services were a mere gleam in the eye of industry executives.</b><p>It was as recently as September 2007 that Rick Rubin, then co-head of Columbia Records, put forward the idea as a way of combating online music piracy and …

Profit

Dozens of cyber attacks target heart of government every month, GCHQ chief warns

Britain's national security is threatened by dozens of cyber attacks every month, a security chief has said, as he warned that hackers are attempting to steal secrets from the heart of government.<p>The remarks from Ciaran Martin, a GCHQ boss, came as Chancellor Philip Hammond said hacks could bring …

Cheating Frenchman sues Uber for tipping off wife about affair

<b>A businessman in southern France is suing ride-hailing company Uber over his wife's discovery of rides he took to see his lover, his lawyer said.</b><p>The man says he once requested an Uber driver from his wife's phone.<p>Despite logging off, the application continued to send notifications to her iPhone …

Divorce

Russia considers returning Snowden to US as a 'gift' to Trump

US intelligence officials reportedly uncovered information of a plan to send whistleblower Edward Snowden back to the United States to face trial. According to a senior intelligence official, the “gift” would be an attempt to curry favor with President Trump, who previously called Snowden a “spy” …

Surveillance

Did we just discover aliens? Scientists aren’t ruling it out

<i>Stocksy</i><p>Aliens are not a thing. We know this, right? Well, maybe. Turns out that, almost despite themselves, some of the world’s leading astronomers …

Mosquito army released in Zika fight in Brazil & Colombia

<b>Scientists are planning to release an army of millions of modified mosquitoes in areas of Brazil and Colombia.</b><p>They say the unusual approach is an attempt to provide "revolutionary protection" against mosquito-borne diseases such as Zika and chikungunya.<p>The mosquitoes are infected with a bug called …

Public Health