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Amazon Intros Blockchain Templates

Amazon has introduced blockchain templates to launch an Ethereum or Hyperledger Fabric networks relatively quickly, according to an announcement by …

Blockchain

Lightning Network’s total network capacity crosses $150k

Lightning Network — touted as the solution to Bitcoin’s scalability problem — seems to be growing leaps and bound in spite of still being in a nascent stage.<p>Statistics show that the total number of active nodes on Lightning Network have crossed 2,000, with 5,801 open channels on the main network, …

Bitcoin

How Malta Became a Hub of the Cryptocurrency World

Two of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges plan to make the tiny European nation of Malta a central hub of their operations, and analysts …

Cryptocurrency

How to Create Your Company Org Chart in WordPress

Do you want to display a beautiful organizational chart on your WordPress site? Org charts are helpful in showing the company hierarchy and …

Web Design

One year after ICO mania, these big-money projects are delivering

The ICO mania we saw last year escalated rapidly. The ICO that signaled to me that things were about to get out of control was the Gnosis raise in April.<p>The company’s concept of a decentralized prediction marketplace made a lot of sense to me. What made less sense to me was that it was able to …

Cryptocurrency

How to Buy a Wind Farm

After years of building an industrial real estate business in Puerto Rico, the older members of Raoul Slavin Juliá’s family were ready to sell their …

Renewable Energy

Apple, Amazon, and Google Want to Help Small Businesses Succeed--But Not Too Much

Giant tech companies love founders. Until they start getting too successful.<p>Jeremy Edberg has some advice: Don't build a business on Amazon's digital turf.<p>Edberg, a veteran infrastructure architect for Netflix, Reddit, and PayPal, has seen the movie many times: A software startup launches, catering …

Telecoms

10 Things You Should Know About Deep Learning

This type of machine learning is going to become increasingly important in analytics and enterprise applications.

Machine Learning

AI will be used by humanitarian organisations – this could deepen neocolonial tendencies

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is undergoing a period of massive expansion. This is not because computers have achieved human-like consciousness, …

Machine Learning

Heptio launches new open-source load-balancing project with Kubernetes in mind

Heptio added a new load balancer to its stable of open-source projects Monday, targeting Kubernetes users who are managing multiple clusters of the …

DevOps

Do Crypto Trading Bots Really Work?

<b>Bots and talk of bots is endemic within the crypto space, with behavior, good and bad, often attributed to their actions. Mt Gox famously had the</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Amazon is reportedly working on its first home robot

The prototype has computer vision for navigation and could be a sort of ‘mobile Alexa,’ reports Bloomberg<p>Amazon is reportedly developing its first robot for the home, according to <i>Bloomberg</i>. The project has been given the internal codename “Vesta,” named after the Roman goddess of the hearth. It’s …

Smart Homes

Redesigning A Digital Interior Design Shop (A Case Study)

Kick-Off<p><b>Useful tip:</b> I always kick off a project by talking to the stakeholders. For smaller projects with one or two stakeholders, you can blend the …

Web Design

You Don’t Want the Malware Prize

<b>Q.</b> <i>I keep getting these “Congratulations!” messages about winning prizes from Amazon.com, even when I’m not using the site. Why is this?</i><p><b>A.</b> Those persistent pop-up messages are not from Amazon, but are part of a wave of malicious display advertisements — also known as “malvertising” — invading …

Malware

The importance of inspecting encrypted traffic

Many adversaries to enterprise cybersecurity are using sophisticated encryption tactics to bypass defences and infiltrate networks. Enterprises are …

Information Security

Amazon’s new blockchain service competes with similar products from Oracle and IBM

Amazon Web Services announced Blockchain Templates late last week, a “blockchain-as-a-service” offering that competes with similar products from Oracle and IBM. The launch shows how eager the biggest enterprise players are to get ahead in the blockchain game, even if their customers are still …

Blockchain

AVBytes: AI ML Developments this week - Pandas to end Python 2 Support, Intel's Framework-Neutral Library, Google's Cancer Detection Algo, etc.

Portability of code and environment is one of the challenge every data scientist faces. The code can be framework dependent or it can be machine …

Machine Learning

Terminal app appears in Chome OS Dev, hints at future Linux application support

Back in February, some commits to the Chromium codebase revealed that Chrome OS would soon run Linux applications using a container. While it has …

Google

How is the PR industry adapting to the march of artificial intelligence?

<i>With the House of Lords having reported in the opportunities and threats posed by artificial intelligence (AI), I have asked what my sector – the PR</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Reddit Has a Really Surprising Effect on Users' Mental Health, Study Shows

Wow.<p>Reddit doesn't have the best reputation. Between the sexism, racism, and general harassment levied by and toward users daily, the internet's …

Mental Health

The first bitcoin ATM managed $100,000 worth transactions in a week

During the first week new Bitcoin ATM in Vancouver got its impressive fast start and operated transactions that are worth over $100,000 (Canadian). …

Bitcoin

Creating Your Own Router for Vue.js - Vue.js Tutorials

So far we’ve build the router in a component and a history module within the source code of our app. The problem of it is that the router is tied to …

JavaScript

Microsoft picks Linux over Windows for IoT cloud connectivity and security product Azure Sphere

Microsoft's new Azure Sphere is bringing Linux-based software to its product portfolio for the first time.<p>Announced at the RSA Conference, the Azure …

Internet of Things

Cryptocurrency Market Will Get 'Much Bigger': Former JPMorgan Banker

Advertisement<p>Daniel Masters, who previously led JPMorgan’s global energy trading desk, says cryptocurrencies are fueling a financial …

Cryptocurrency

Google celebrating Project Fi’s 3rd birthday w/ $150 off the Pixel 2 XL for today only

Three years ago today Google revealed that it was entering the U.S wireless business as a mobile virtual network operator. Since then, Project Fi has gained new features and slowly added more devices, with the service considered easy to understand and a good deal for some, particularly …

Mobile

Google Gathers Way More Data Than Facebook, And Experts Are Wondering Why People Aren’t Talking About It

The Facebook privacy breach rattled users all around the globe, but some believe the problems are just beginning. For instance, Google reportedly …

Privacy

Iran bans banks from trading cryptocurrencies

Iran is borrowing a page from China when it comes to regulating money: if your real-world currency is in trouble, crack down on the virtual kind. The country's central bank has banned other banks and financial institutions from buying, selling or promoting cryptocurrencies in the wake of reforms …

Cryptocurrency

Jeff Bezos admits Amazon has 'the weirdest meeting culture you will ever encounter'

• <b>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos explained during an on-stage interview on Friday the strange meetings Amazon holds.</b>• <b><br>Every meeting requires a well-crafted</b> …

Cloud Computing

Winklevoss Brothers Hold 1% Of All Bitcoins

On 10th of April bitcoin price made the first record of this year of $266, the announcement about Winklevoss brothers venture hit the. But as we …

Cryptocurrency

H-1B Visas All Gone For 16th Straight Year

Back in 1990, when Congress set a yearly limit on new H-1B visas, members of Congress did not know yet about the World Wide Web and smartphones, never mind driverless cars. Yet these innovations – and others – have fueled the demand for high-skilled labor and made the annual limits on H-1B visas …

Immigration