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Blockchainpreneur: ‘I don’t know any good Ethereum developer that isn’t a millionaire’

The initial coin offering (ICO) market has grown rapidly over the past year, specifically since mid-2017. Several successful ICOs, including Bancor, EOS, and Tezos have raised billions of dollars through bitcoin and Ether (the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum). ICO tokens are particularly …

Cryptocurrency

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Social Media

Report: 2018 iPhone could cost as little as $550

If you’re in the market for a new iPhone, but the $999 price tag on the iPhone X is a little too rich for your blood, a new rumor suggests Apple may be making a new phone with you in mind.<p>KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo — who accurately predicted Face ID on last year’s iPhone model — estimates …

Mobile Technology

In Just 2 Words, Jeff Bezos Sums Up What Separates Winners From Dreamers

There may be no single formula for success, but Jeff Bezos' annual letter to stockholders comes darn close.<p>Few figures have captured our attention the way Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has. In just under 23 years Amazon has soared from revenues fo $500,000 to $178,000,000,000, from nine …

Leadership

'Black Panther' Director Ryan Coogler: Here's What CEOs Can Learn From the Film

<i>The staff of Fortune recently assembled our 2018 list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders. This story is part of that coverage.</i><p>Ryan Coogler, who rose …

Leadership

Indian Scientist Finds Way to See Wormholes in Space-Time

Indian physicist Rajibul Shaikh from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research has determined that a certain class of rotating wormholes, which may …

$6.3 Billion: 2018 ICO Funding Has Passed 2017's Total

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) raised more money in the first three months of 2018 than the whole of 2017, according to data collected by CoinDesk.<p>At …

Icos

Cambridge University hits back at Zuckerberg’s shade

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to the House yesterday was a mostly bland performance, punctuated by frequent claims not to know or remember certain fundamental aspects of his own business. But he gave a curiously specific and aggressive response to a question from congressman Eliot …

Social Media

Bitcoin spikes 14% in less than an hour

• <b>Bitcoin surged Thursday morning, spiking more than 14% in less than an hour.</b>• <b><br>You can track the price of bitcoin in real-time here.</b><p>Bitcoin surged more than 14% in less than an hour Thursday morning, bringing the world's largest cryptocurrency closer to the $8,000 level that it has not seen since …

Cryptocurrency

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

Online Education

Chinese authorities nab fugitive in a crowd of 50k thanks to facial recognition AI

A Chinese fugitive was arrested after an AI-powered facial recognition system alerted authorities to his presence in a crowd of 60,000 people attending a pop concert. Welcome to the age of robot snitches.<p>Wanted for “economic crimes,” the 31 year-old man was reportedly surprised when police …

Personal Data

Is Kevin Jonas The Reason Donald Trump Is President?

Every morning is now a nightmare of stories about either the President’s personal attorney illegally paying off adult film stars or the President himself using Twitter to threaten airstrikes on other countries. Every day is now a constant state of suck. I do not own a time machine, but if I <i>did</i> own …

Donald Trump

Can machine learning unlearn cognitive bias in finance?

The human mind makes mistakes when it comes to finance, but machine learning does, too. What obstacles must both overcome?<p>We have heard much recently …

Critical Thinking

Trump tells Russia to get ready for a US missile strike on Syria — and it could bring all-out war

The US and Russia, the world's two most powerful militaries and biggest nuclear powers, appear set to clash over a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, with President Donald Trump tweeting Wednesday for Russia to "get ready" for a US missile strike.<p>"Russia vows to shoot down any and all …

Middle East

HP takes on the iPad Pro with its way cheaper Chromebook x2 convertible

If you’re in the market for a large tablet, you couldn’t do much better than Apple’s excellent – if ridiculously expensive – 12.9-inch iPad Pro. But now, HP has a new contender in the game, in the form of its $599 Chromebook x2.<p>The 12.3-inch convertible device is the second Chrome OS-powered tablet …

IPad Pro

The Brazen Fraud Case That May Help Determine The Future Of ICOs

Maksim Zaslavskiy’s token sale lured scores of investors by boasting about real estate and diamonds. Now he’s fighting securities fraud charges in one of the first sets of ICO cases pursued in the U.S.<p>On the internet, Maksim Zaslavskiy depicts himself as an experienced real estate leader and a …

Cryptocurrency

‘Do You Trust This Computer?’ Trailer: Documentary Exploring Perils Of Artificial Intelligence Sets Switch-On Date

A new documentary <i>Do You Trust This Computer?</i> is making its world premiere Thursday at the Regency Village Theater in Westwood, with its timely …

Artificial Intelligence

Future AI may hallucinate and get depressed -- just like the rest of us

Scientists believe the introduction of a hormone-like system, such as the one found in the human brain, could give AI the ability to reason and make decisions like people do. Recent research indicates human emotion, to a certain extent, is the byproduct of learning. And that means machines may have …

Machine Learning

Bitcoin Has A Future, Says Banker Who Predicted $100,000 BTC

Cryptocurrency

Dow surges 430 points, defying a bearish ‘sell signal’—here’s a theory as to why

The Dow Jones Transportation Average on Monday closed below its Feb. 9 closing low, propelled by a slump in the final hour of trading, and …

Stock Markets

China's president offers US possible trade concessions

President Xi Jinping promised Tuesday to cut China's auto tariffs and improve intellectual property protection in possible concessions aimed at defusing a worsening dispute with Washington over trade and technology that investors worry could set back the global economic recovery.<p>Speaking at a …

China

Exercise Could Lower Your Chances of Getting Heart Disease Even if You’re Genetically at Risk

About one in four deaths in the United States are due to heart disease. But a new study suggests that even if you have a genetic risk for heart …

Medical Research

Genetically at Risk for a Heart Attack? Start Working Out

Some may believe that there’s little you can to overcome genetics when preventing heart disease.<p>But a new study has found that exercise can help …

Medical Research

What are diastole and systole in blood pressure?

The terms diastole and systole refer to when the heart muscles relax and contract. The balance between diastole and systole determines a person's …

Medical Research

How Blockchain Is Threatening to Kill the Traditional Utility

If utilities think rooftop solar panels and batteries are bad for business, blockchain should scare the bejeezus out of them.<p>That’s because in …

Wind Power

HP goes up against the iPad Pro with its $599 Chromebook x2

Two weeks ago, Acer announced the first tablet running Chrome OS, and today, HP is announcing the second — and it’s a lot higher end.<p>It’s called the Chromebook x2, and it’s very much designed to go after the iPad Pro. It has a 12.3-inch screen (the larger iPad Pro has a 12.9-inch screen), docks …

IPad Pro

Machine learning is a tool - and people need to learn how to use it

Machine learning has a lot of buzz around it and business-leaders are eager to hire talent with experience in the field. But what does ‘machine learning’ actually mean? And if someone has it listed on their resume, how do you know if they are a good fit for solving business problems?<p>What most …

Machine Learning

Adjust these Facebook privacy settings to protect your personal data | ZDNet

​Facebook knows a lot about you<p>Facebook knows a lot about you. And so do the third-party app makers and partners in the social network's …

Apps

If your computer has slowed, you might be mining crypto coins for someone else — here's how to stop it

Good news: Virtually all traditional types of malware declined in the past few months. Not so good: mainly because hackers are more interested in using your computer to help them mine cryptocurrencies.<p>It's likely you, or your employer, aren't even aware it's happening. Malware miners latch onto …

Android Phones

The 15 highest-paying jobs in tech, according to LinkedIn

<b>• IT jobs and other tech roles are supposed to be in-demand and well-compensated.</b><p><b>• But, when it comes to the realms of tech, IT, and software, senior gigs are still the most lucrative.</b><p><b>• That's according to the salary data that LinkedIn put together in order to figure out which tech jobs earn the</b> …

Employment