Dimitri Raptis

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Why Ripple Thinks Coinbase Should Add Cryptocurrency XRP

Big swings in the price of XRP, now the world’s third most valuable cryptocurrency, have largely been driven by one factor in recent months: Rumors …

Cryptocurrency

This crazy cryptocurrency has only “one coin to rule them all”

Just when you think you have seen all the creativity in the crypto-world, something new comes up to leave you flabbergasted. Meet OneSingleCoin — a cryptocurrency that plans to overtake Bitcoin, with just a single coin in circulation.<p>The cryptocurrency’s founder prefers to stay anonymous as many …

Cryptocurrency

This $119 Windows 10 computer is the size of a flash drive

The Intel Compute Stick CS125 Computer is more portable than any laptop on the planet, but it isn’t a notebook computer. Instead, it’s a full-fledged …

Computer Hardware

Finally, a Problem That Only Quantum Computers Will Ever Be Able to Solve

Computer scientists have been searching for years for a type of problem that a quantum computer can solve but that any possible future classical …

Quantum Computing

Coffee Scientists Find an Optimal Number of Cups for a Healthy Heart

"We've disproved what doctors have told your grandma."<p>Despite the fact that having too many morning cold brews makes you feel like your heart will …

Coffee

$3 Billion Blockchain Tron Kicks Off Token Migration Today

The 10th most valuable cryptocurrency in the world is set to commence its token migration process on Thursday.<p>Created by former Ripple representative …

Cryptography

BCG vaccine can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, eight-year study shows

The BCG vaccine against tuberculosis can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, an eight-year study has shown.<p>US researchers found that just one jab, followed by a booster four weeks later, brought down average blood sugar levels to near normal within three years, and the effect …

Diabetes

Microsoft launches ambitious blockchain project to help creators get paid

It seems that Microsoft isn’t done experimenting with blockchain technology.<p>Microsoft and Ernst & Young (EY) announced the launch of a blockchain solution for content rights and royalties management on Wednesday.<p>The blockchain solution is first implemented for Microsoft’s game publisher partners. …

Blockchain

Eurozone ministers seek end to Greece bailout odyssey

Eurozone ministers will on Thursday try to resolve their differences over the terms of Greece’s departure from its massive bailout programme with …

Europe

Akon Is Launching his Own Cryptocurrency Called Akoin

To help African business ventures.<p>Grammy-nominated musician Akon is launching his own cryptocurrency, which is aptly called Akoin. The Senegalese-born entertainer/entrepreneur announced his new project during a panel at the Cannes Lions Festival, where he explained his motivations of using the …

Cryptocurrency

Desperate Coinbase customers turn to SEC with allegations of fraud

Life savings lost. Desperate cries for help. Allegations of fraud.<p>In the six years since its founding, the San Francisco-based exchange Coinbase has …

Coinbase

And the Best Restaurant in the World Is...

Each year culinary professionals around the world travel from country to country in search of the Worlds 50 Best Restaurants. Achieving this title is …

Italy

The 2018 Suzuki Jimny is the cutest off-roader you can’t get your hands on

The Suzuki Jimny is the underdog of the SUV segment. It offers mountain goat-like off-road capacity and it’s backed by decades of heritage yet it …

Top Gear

Don't Expect the Toyota Supra and BMW Z4 to Drive The Same

Apparently, Toyota's 'pure sports car' will offer little in the way of comfort and practicality.<p>Sebastien Mauroy/Toyota<p>Even though Toyota's upcoming …

Sports Cars

1974 Alfa Romeo GTV

This 1974 Alfa Romeo GTV is believed to have spent time in Saudi Arabia prior to being imported to the US by its previous owner in 1999. The seller …

Classic Cars

5 Best Headphones Under $200 Of 2018

We buy our own products and put them under the same testing methodology so that you can easily compare them. Unlike most websites, we do not get our products directly from the manufacturers, which means our units aren’t handpicked and actually represent what you would buy yourself. We spend a lot …

Consumer Tech

Best website builders for start-up founders, entrepreneurs, and anyone with a side hustle

All businesses — no matter how big or small — need a strong and compelling website if they want to stand out from the crowd. Whether you're starting …

Web Design

Weak in the knees as per usual @singervehicledesign • 📷: @drewphillipsphoto • #DriveTastefully — view on Instagram https://petro.li/2tobTEu

Weak in the knees as per usual @singervehicledesign • 📷: @drewphillipsphoto • #DriveTastefully — view on Instagram https://petro.li/2tobTEu

10 Best Alternatives To Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi has definitely taken the world by storm and it’s effortlessness, transportability, and moderateness make it incredible for professionals …

Raspberry Pi

Dogs vs. Cats: Scientists finally reveal which is smarter

A dog’s bark is only a ruff means of communication. Instead, we should be looking at its wiggles and squirms.<p>Jumping up. Rolling over. Lifting …

Pets

Million-Dollar Box Conjures Up a Fortune for Bitcoin Visionary

A former New York hedge-fund titan deployed his giant, million-dollar BlockBoxes to Canadian tar-sands country. A Chinese fintech pioneer runs his …

Cryptocurrency

New Suzuki Jimny is a blocky cute-ute with shades of G-Class

In the US, if you want a sport utility vehicle with the aerodynamic profile of a brick colonial, you're pretty much stuck with a Jeep Wrangler or a hella-expensive Mercedes G-Class. But buyers in Europe will soon have a more affordable (and cuter!) option.<p>Suzuki revealed its all-new Jimny SUV, and …

Suzuki

Easy does it • 📷: @nickdimbleby • #DriveTastefully — view on Instagram https://petro.li/2tk5cUa

Easy does it • 📷: @nickdimbleby • #DriveTastefully — view on Instagram https://petro.li/2tk5cUa

Tory MP slammed after he 'accidentally' shares video of busty brunette in Westminster WhatsApp group

A TORY MP was dragged into a sexist row last night after posting a video of a busty brunette on a Westminster WhatsApp group.<p>Andrew Bridgen revealed …

Great Britain

President of Xapo: Bitcoin Will Become The Global Reserve Asset

Ted Rogers, president of the cryptocurrency giant, Xapo, believes that Bitcoin will become a global reserve asset, similar to the role the U.S. …

Cryptocurrency

Oxford Profs Plan Launch of World's First Blockchain-Based, Decentralized University

A group of Oxford academics are seeking full-degree granting powers in the EU to launch the world’s first “blockchain university.”A group of Oxford …

Blockchain

The Black Phantom: Kingston takes a leap into the dark

There are one hit wonders, and then there’s Dirk Oehlerking. The German custom builder can’t put a foot wrong, churning out hit after hit from his Kingstom Custom garage.<p>There’s one Kingston classic BMW in particular that really left a mark on the scene: an R80RT with intriguing bodywork, dubbed …

Art Deco

Eat More Lentils To Help Stop Diabetes By Bringing Glucose Levels Down By 35 Percent, New Study Finds

Canadian scientists have found that eating more lentils can have surprising and important health benefits by helping the body keep blood sugar levels …

Nutrition

US$139 KeyWe smart lock is how all locks should work from now on

Korean company KeyWe has launched what it's calling the "smartest lock ever" on Kickstarter. And with Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth, a touchpad and an …

Home Automation

Skip Santorini and Head to These Lesser-Known Greek Islands Instead

Avoid the crowds of Greek's most-mobbed island and opt for a chiller—but equally beautiful—vacation instead.<p>We’ve all seen Santorini’s blue domes and white buildings piled high above a glittering sea—if not in real life, then at least on Instagram, thanks to honeymooning and soul-searching …

European Travel