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Ten Things I Now Know About Bitcoin, And You Should Too

Gujarat Elections 2017 | Nano factor: BJP faces acid test in Sanand

The Gujarat model of development, the key theme of BJP's national campaign in the last Lok Sabha polls, faces an acid test in the 'Nano' city of the …

Bank deputy warns of Bitcoin bubble risks

<b>Investors should be aware of the risks from the rapid rise in the price of digital currency Bitcoin, a Bank of England deputy governor has warned.</b><p>Bitcoin's value passed a record $11,000 (£8,200) on Wednesday after a sharp but often volatile rise this year.<p>Sir Jon Cunliffe, the Bank's deputy for …

Bitcoin mining consumes more electricity a year than Ireland

Network’s estimated power use also exceeds that of 19 other European countries, consuming more than five times output of continent’s largest windfarm<p>Bitcoin’s “mining” network uses more electricity in a year than the whole of Ireland, according to statistics released as the currency broke $9,000 …

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AI is changing the way creators and brands work with visuals

The way we create and consume visual content has changed significantly with the advent of both digital and mobile cameras. Today, algorithms bring on the next wave of innovation and evolution in the space.<p>AI technologies are increasingly good at classifying, organizing and understanding images, …

The US net neutrality fight affects the whole world

This is serious<p>The United States is a nation quarreling with itself right now. Most of the country’s population wants to keep the internet an equitable and free place, embracing net neutrality rules as a necessary guardian against corporate overreach. But the current political administration seems …

Net neutrality is under threat (again). Here's why you should care

The internet was built to work as a level playing field.<p><i>The vote approved the repeal of net neutrality by the count of 3:2. You can watch the rest of the hearing via the FCC stream.</i><p>The internet is an entirely human phenomenon. It is an unfathomably vast interconnected sea of computers that hold …

Rohingya refugees 'drained' by trauma, says U.N. refugee chief | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh from violence in Myanmar have been “drained” by the trauma they suffered during the crisis and a struggle to overcome desperate want, the United Nations refugee chief said on Wednesday.<p>A Rohingya refugee man holding …

5 things you need to know about the future of cybersecurity

Terrorism researchers, AI developers, government scientists, threat-intelligence specialists, investors and startups gathered at the second annual …

Debate: The Economic Reality of India's Bullet Train Is Not Far From Its Political Rhetoric

To build the Mumbai–Ahmedabad high speed rail project, Japan has provided India a 50-year loan of Rs 88,000 crore to finance the project at a 0.1% …

13.8 lakh bio-metric devices used for Aadhaar authentication made compliant with UIDAIs new encryption norms

Nearly 13.8 lakh <b>biometric devices</b> in use by the telecom sector for Aadhaar authentication have been made compliant with <b>UIDAIs</b> new encryption norms, …

Russian authorities agree to regulate crypto-currency market

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian authorities have agreed to regulate the crypto-currency market and hope to set out how this regulation will work by the end of the year, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Wednesday.<p>Crypto-currencies such as bitcoin enable individuals to transfer value to each other …