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Bitcoin whales are stashing their fortunes in underground vaults

Wondering how to secure your precious cryptocurrency fortune? A number of Bitcoin investors are locking up their loot in underground vaults across the globe to prevent them from being stolen.<p>Xapo, a Hong Kong based company that provides Bitcoin wallet and cold storage services, now holds close to …

A German bank is using Bitcoin to handle international loans

German businessman Radoslav Albrecht has founded an online bank that will use Bitcoin to facilitate international money transfers. Albrecht says that …

New Apple SUVs With Expansive Autonomous Driving LIDAR Setup Spotted on the Road

Apple has had several Lexus SUVs equipped with sensors and cameras out on the road to test its self-driving software platform since April, but <i>MacRumors</i> reader Amy, who lives near one of Apple's offices in Sunnyvale, California, recently spotted one of Apple's Lexus SUVs with a new LIDAR setup.<p>Amy …

Farmers turn to artificial intelligence to grow better crops

Your grocery store's tomatoes may have a new friend aiding their development: artificial intelligence.<p>NatureSweet, which grows tomatoes on six farms in the United States and Mexico,is usingartificial intelligence to better control pests and diseases in its greenhouses.<p>The technology, developed by …

Artificial Intelligence

Facebook teams with Harvard to defend democracy from hackers

Facebook announced today it would fund a project called Defending Digital Democracy. The project, co-founded by the campaign managers for both Hillary Clinton and Mitt Romney, aims to thwart outside interference in elections.<p>The Belfer Center at The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard …

Augmented reality could help people with disabilities move more easily in public spaces

A large number of public places like restaurants and bars also have wheelchair-friendly toilets.<p>With added help from improvements in wheelchair technology, people with physical disabilities are therefore enjoying ever greater levels of independence.<p>Yet they still face significant obstacles to …

Augmented Reality

Inside Facebook's virtual reality chat room

<b>Facebook is developing a virtual-reality chat room, which it hopes will be the most "immersive" way for people to communicate online.</b><p>It is promoting the software for its Oculus Rift kit, which has struggled against competition from PlayStation VR and HTC Vive.<p>The BBC's Chris Foxx asked Facebook's …

Virtual Reality

Medium snaps up Talkshow and its public chat app

Talkshow's namesake chat-in-public app never really caught on, but that doesn't mean the team's story has ended just yet. Co-founder Michael Sippey has revealed that Medium has bought Talkshow Industries. It's a tiny outfit, but it's important enough that Sippey will become Medium's Head of Product …

This is Meizu's crazy phone with an extra display on the back

After teasing it in mid-July, Meizu has now officially launched its Meizu Pro 7 and Meizu Pro 7 Plus phones, both of which have a highly unusual …

Chinese scientists beat Europe in creating the biggest virtual universe with the world's fastest computer

Experts said that China was learning to take full advantage of its raw calculation power, which had outpaced other nations in recent years, and recreating the universe was just the first step.<p>Researchers hope that within three years the country will be leading the way in making new findings about …

Particles

The 10 best jobs for millennials right now

This group is known for a lot of things. One of them: job hopping.<p>So, there's a good chance that if you're a millennial reading this, you're on the hunt for a new gig.<p>To help you decide what to do next — or, if you're a recent grad just joining the workforce, to guide you in the right direction — …

Employment

29 Smart Ways to Make Money on the Side in 2015

So you’re ready to start earning more this year? Whether you want to be more aggressive about paying off student loans, dig yourself out of credit …

Melbourne Queer film festival director on the struggles of staying relevant

Festivals must add value, says Lisa Daniel, whose final MQFF line-up ranges from a New York lesbian hooker spoof to a Swiss octogenarian gay love story<p>One of the biggest challenges facing film festivals in 2015 is remaining relevant to young people, says the outgoing director of the Melbourne Queer …

Film Festivals

Science says humans are hardwired to be prejudiced

Social motivations, such as the desire to be a member of a group or to compete with others, are among the most basic human drives. In fact, our brains are able to assess "in-group" (us) and "out-group" (them) membership within a fraction of a second. This ability, once necessary for our survival, …

Psychology