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Billionaire Investor Tim Draper Explains Why Bitcoin Will Hit $250,000 in 2022

Few billionaire investors have been so vocal and bullish on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency price appreciation as Tim Draper, the founder of venture …

Cryptocurrency

Ask Ethan: If Mass Curves Spacetime, How Does It Un-Curve Again?

Matter tells space how to curve, and curved space tells matter how to move. That’s the basic principle behind Einstein’s General Relativity, which linked, for the first time, the phenomenon of gravity with that of spacetime and relativity. Place a mass down anywhere in the Universe, and the space …

Physics

How security tokens are going to disrupt venture capital

The token economy is arriving and venture capital is on the front lines. In the coming years, blockchain tokens will offer VC funds a new mechanism to raise capital and maintain control of the investor base, and the impact will not be confined to those firms investing in blockchain …

Venture Capital

5 baking soda hacks to keep your laundry smelling super fresh

As the buzz around multi-tasking ingredients and pantry-staples hacks reaches an audible roar, happy news: Another ingredient is about to join the …

Cleaning

24 Brilliant Home Hacks That Are Actually The Easiest

Being an adult is hard. Between working, sleeping, eating, and Netflix and chilling, where are we expected to find the time to organize our …

iOS 13 will boast great updates for iPad users

iOS 12 is right around the corner, but iPad users should be thinking longer term. It’s iOS 13 “Yukon” in 2019 that’s expected to bring more new features to Apple’s tablet.<p>At the top of the list of the ability to work with multiple windows from the same application side-by-side. This would allow the …

Early investor in Tesla, Skype and Hotmail says bitcoin will be bigger than all those combined

Not only does venture capitalist Tim Draper think bitcoin is here to stay, he says it could be bigger than the internet.<p>When asked during a debate …

Cryptocurrency

Power-sucking Bitcoin 'mines' spark backlash

Bitcoin "miners" who use rows of computers whirring at the same time to produce virtual currencies began taking root along New York's northern border …

Electric Buses Are Hurting the Oil Industry

Electric buses were seen as a joke at an industry conference in Belgium seven years ago when the Chinese manufacturer BYD Co. showed an early …

Technology on Flipboard Just Got Even Better

One of the most read categories on Flipboard is technology, and today it’s becoming an even more essential destination for tech insiders, professionals and enthusiasts, thanks to a major injection of new content, a faster way to browse the day’s news, a way to share articles with your team, and …

Let’s destroy Bitcoin - MIT Technology Review

In 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto served the world an entirely new kind of currency. It was one that people could move over the internet instantaneously and …

What Bitcoin Is Really Worth May No Longer Be Such a Mystery

It took two economists one three-course meal and two bottles of wine to calculate the fair value of one Bitcoin: $200.<p>It took an extra day for them …

This is the last VPN you are ever going to need, and it's on sale

There's an age-old adage that goes, "get a VPN or risk getting your Google search history exposed to the entirety of the Internet."<p>Okay, fine, so …

How blockchain will disrupt Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook

In the eyes of “experts,” when it comes to blockchain, there is often no middle ground — it will either be boom or bust, nothing in between.<p>I for one have become a big proponent of blockchain technology, especially the crypto-economics used to jumpstart powerful network effects.<p>But with so many …

Blockchain

Bitcoin Could Become Illegal Almost Everywhere, After Shocking Discovery in The Blockchain

There's something hidden inside it.<p>The Bitcoin world is coming to grips with a shocking revelation that could potentially threaten the very existence …

If You Drive a Gas-Powered Car, the End May Be in Sight

New lithium-ion batteries can solve the only real problem with driving electric. Your smartphone will be better too.<p>Lithium-ion batteries are going to get better--a whole lot better--over the next few years. As they do, the only real reason for driving a gas car will gradually disappear.<p>As an …

Everything you need to know about the complex relationship between Ripple and cryptocurrency XRP

LONDON — XRP, often known as Ripple, is the world's third-biggest cryptocurrency and worth over $30 billion.<p>XRP shares a logo, and the name Ripple, with Ripple Labs, a payments company using blockchain technology for cross-border transfers.<p>Both the currency and the company were founded by the same …

The Internet of Growing Things

Connected sensors and big data are changing how farmers grow crops and raise livestock—making food safer and better for everyone.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) is turning the ancient practice of farming into precision agriculture. Sensors implanted in the soil can tell you when and where to irrigate. …

The Basics of Cryptocurrency Mining, Explained in Plain English

Here's everything you need to know about how virtual currencies are "mined."<p>The cryptocurrency market was absolutely on fire in 2017, delivering what …

Bitcoin Drops to Month Low After Google Bans Crypto Advertisements

Bitcoin slumped to the lowest level in more than a month after Google said it will ban online advertisements promoting cryptocurrencies and initial …

10 apps that will change the way you use your Mac

The right apps can completely revolutionize your computer experience, but why bother paying for them when there are so many free alternatives …

Apps

How to give your Finder window superpowers

The Finder has been with the Mac since day one, way back in 1984. But just because it’s old, doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have some new tricks. Did you know, for instance, that you can add a path bar to the bottom of the window to show the path of the current folder on your Mac? Or that you can add …

Operating Systems

It's Just a Matter of Time Before Litecoin Overtakes Bitcoin

Bitcoin's reign as the primary medium of exchange among cryptocurrencies should eventually come to an end.<p>Last year, cryptocurrencies put themselves …

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success | Inc.com

Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 great motivational quotes to inspire you to keep …

Motivation

Pro Tip: How to add blank spaces to your iPhone home screen grid

Some of the most creative iPhone home screen designs we’ve ever seen use blank gaps to separate icons into groups or to create interesting stepped patterns. But how is that even possible? After all, if you delete a home screen icon, the others close ranks to fill in the space.<p>The answer is to add …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

How to stop annoying robocalls on your iPhone or Android phone

Fight back against the constant, annoying scam calls<p><i>Update May 10th 9:30AM ET: This article was originally published on March 6, 2018 and has been updated to include video.</i><p>Mobile spam calls have been a nuisance for years, but over the last few months, it’s felt to me like there’s been a surge of …

Virtual Currency Offerings May Hit a New Peak with Telegram Coin Sale

SAN FRANCISCO — It took Facebook seven years to raise $1 billion from investors. Uber did it in five.<p>The messaging company Telegram has been around since 2013, but never tried to raise significant money until late last year. Now, thanks to an initial coin offering, or I.C.O., Telegram is on track …

Cryptocurrency

5 Inspiring Books That Are Transforming My Life and Business

The news was horrifying.<p>There had been a mass shooting.<p>Then another story broke.<p>Some madman with his fingers on a big red button with megalomania …

Marketing

Bitcoin Is Falling Out of Favor on the Dark Web

Steep transaction fees and wild price fluctuations have made the cryptocurrency harder to use in the illicit markets that originally made it famous.<p>Of all of bitcoin’s uses—as a currency, a payment system, an investment, a commodity, a technology, a remittance network, a market hedge—perhaps its …

Bitcoin