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HTC is launching a blockchain-powered phone

HTC is developing a new Android phone that will be powered by blockchain technology.<p>The phone, named Exodus, will feature a universal wallet and a built-in secure hardware enclave to support cryptocurrencies and decentralized applications.<p>HTC has roped back the creator of its virtual reality …

Hate working in a web browser? How a new breed of software is bringing cloud-based apps into a single interface

In 1983, Microsoft developers Richard Brodie and Charles Simonyi wrote a UNIX program that would eventually become Microsoft Word. It did one thing: …

Crypto Kill Switch: Monero Goes to War Against Miners

Developers are preparing to go to lengths to keep one of the world's largest cryptocurrencies free from the encroaching interests of big …

Cryptography

9 Industries That Will Soon Be Disrupted By Blockchain

In many industries, companies will need to adapt or be replaced.<p>Let's face it. Many people are resistant to technological changes in both their personal lives and at the office. However, what they often lack is the vision to see how the new technology they are resisting will improve their lives in …

Blockchain

Telegram Founder: Crypto Mining Malware Attack Isn't Due to App Flaw

Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab reported today that a vulnerability in Telegram's messaging app had been exploited to turn desktop computers …

Kaspersky Lab

Chat app Line announces plan for cryptocurrency services, loans and insurance

Line, the messaging app with around 200 million monthly users, is embracing bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to fend off increased competition from Facebook and others.<p>The Japanese company today announced the creation of a new financial services division which will spearhead a move into …

Blockchain

Op-ed: Bitcoin Is Not a Bubble; It's in an S-Curve and It's Just Getting Started

One of the most intriguing stories underpinning the recent rise of bitcoin prices is how financial institutions will interact with the currency.<br>The …

How to Make Money Off Bitcoin Without Actually Owning It

It’s the equity investor’s conundrum: how to get access to the skyrocketing returns of bitcoin and blockchain without actually owning the tokens.<p>To …

World's largest bitcoin exchange, bitFlyer, enters the US

The world's largest bitcoin exchange by trading volume is launching in the U.S.<p>BitFlyer, based in Tokyo, announced Tuesday it became the fourth …

People have spent over $1M buying virtual cats on the Ethereum blockchain

Launched a few days ago, CryptoKitties is essentially like an digital version of Pokemon cards but based on the Ethereum blockchain. And like most viral sensations that catch on in the tech world, it’s blowing up fast.<p>Built by Vancouver and San Francisco-based design studio AxiomZen, the game is …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin: Seven questions you were too embarrassed to ask

We're resurfacing this explainer to shed some light on the recent bitcoin drop.<p>This explainer originally ran in early December. With continued high …

Exclusive: Nearly 4 Million Bitcoins Lost Forever, New Study Says

Just as gold bars are lost at sea or $100 bills can burn, bitcoins can disappear from the Internet forever. When all 21 million bitcoins are mined by …

Bitcoin

Dash, the fifth largest cryptocurrency, hits a new all-time high as rumours swirl on Reddit

LONDON — The price of Dash, the fifth largest cryptocurrency, is surging on Wednesday, hitting a new all-time high.<p>Dash hit a high of $575.83 early on Wednesday morning after surging 20% against the dollar in 24 hours. The cryptocurrency is up 15% against the dollar to $562.52 at 10.35 a.m. GMT …

Viuly’s VIU Token Being Airdropped to Ethereum Users, With Trading Available on November 19th

November 21, 2017 · 9:00 pm<p><b>Online video music platform Viuly is in the midst of a massive airdrop campaign, distributing all of its native VIU tokens</b> …

The Deregulation of the Internet Is Coming

Net neutrality came closer to elimination on Tuesday. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the agency’s five …

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OnePlus Phones Were Shipped With a Hidden Backdoor

A pre-installed factory app called Engineer Mode can root devices.<p><b>Update 11/14/17 4:30 PM</b>: <i>In a blog post, an engineer from OnePlus announced that the portion of Engineer Mode that allows for the exploit described in this article will be removed in an upcoming update. The engineer also wrote that</i> …

OnePlus

Bitcoin is a market for criminals and millennials, Dennis Gartman says

Commodities guru Dennis Gartman is not backing off his dramatically bearish stance on bitcoin.<p>"This is a market ... for criminals, this is a market …

6 warning signs you're about to be crypto-scammed

There’s no doubt that the world of cryptocurrency is growing remarkably fast. And it’s no surprise that scamsters will lock unto this endless opportunity like a heat-seeking missile. Even one of the most widely known cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin, is no exception to this threat.<p>Just recently, the …

A bunch of balloons delivered basic Internet to 100,000 Puerto Rico residents

Alphabet‘s Project Loon might still be experimental in nature, but it just delivered real hope to 100,000 Puerto Rico residents in what the Project Loon team called the fastest deployment of its Internet-providing balloons ever.<p>Head of Project Loon Alastair Westgarth confirmed the deployment of the …

Puerto Rico

Stephen Hawking warns that AI could completely destroy mankind

AI is everywhere. It’s in search engines and chat bots, and even built right into your next smartphone, and it promises to help make your life …

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OK, we can all see it: bitcoin looks a lot like a bubble. It stinks of irrational exuberance: it is incredibly volatile, and not only does its price continue to increase, but it is doing so at ever accelerating rates.<p>It took 1,789 days for bitcoin to go from $0 to $1,000, 1,271 days for $1,000 to …

Someone ‘Accidentally’ Locked Away $150M Worth of Other People's Ethereum Funds

And a hard fork is on the table.<p>On Tuesday, a single user permanently locked down dozens of digital wallets containing nearly $150 million dollars worth of ether, the unit of exchange on the Ethereum platform, allegedly by accident.<p>Now, some in the Ethereum community are considering the possibility …

Bitcoin Surges After World's Biggest Exchange Announces Plans for Futures

The allure of bitcoin was too much for CME Group Inc.<p>The world’s largest exchange owner reversed course today and said it plans to introduce bitcoin …

The Amazing Ways Spotify Uses Big Data, AI And Machine Learning To Drive Business Success

Spotify, the largest on-demand music service in the world, has a history of pushing technological boundaries and using big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning to drive success. The digital music company with more than 100 million users has been busy this year enhancing its service …

Machine Learning

30 Free Courses: Neural Networks, Machine Learning, Algorithms, AI

The world is in desperate need of data scientists. Virtually all businesses around the world need data scientists for the growth of their business, …

Bittrex Issues Official Statement About Bitcoin Gold, Warns Users

Bittrex, the US-based Bitcoin and altcoin exchange has announced its official position on Bitcoin Gold. The exchange, widely regarded as a …

Cryptocurrency

Hackers placed secret cryptocurrency miner on Politifact

It's been about a month since users discovered that popular torrent site The Pirate Bay had a hidden in-browser cryptocurrency miner on its pages …