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24 Women in Blockchain/Crypto You Should Be Following

When it comes to cryptocurrency, women are a vast minority. While we are not assessing blame to anyone for this or pointing fingers at anyone, the …

Cryptocurrency

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How Brands Can Take Advantage of Instagram Stories

Once Instagram launched Stories in August 2016, the feature spread like wildfire. As of November 2017, Instagram Stories topped 300 million daily …

Marketing

People are furious that Anna Wintour didn't take her sunglasses off for the Queen — here's the real reason she always wears them

The Queen of England made her first visit to London Fashion Week Tuesday afternoon, where she sat in the front row at designer Richard Quinn's runway show, next to Conde Nast's artistic director, Anna Wintour.<p>Wintour famously always wears her sunglasses to runway shows, and Tuesday was no exception.<p>…

Anna Wintour

This Breakthrough in Tractor Beam Tech Could Pave The Way to Levitating Humans

We're excited.<p>In a sci-fi feeling first, engineers at the University of Bristol used the world's most powerful acoustic tractor beam to demonstrate …

Physics

Samsung’s New Logo Trademark Filing Hints At Plans To Bring Back Smart Glasses

Image via Shutterstock<br>Samsung has filed a new logo trademark suggesting it has not abandoned its plan to release a pair of smart glasses that would …

Google Glass

Samsung Galaxy S8 review, 10 months later: The go-to flagship holds up well

It's been 10 months since we published our full review of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. In that time, several other great phones have launched into the …

Phones

The Apple HomePod Is A Smart Speaker Made For Audiophiles

The HomePod is Apple's first smart speaker—a decidedly upmarket new entry in a market dominated by countless offerings with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant on board. To set it apart from the numerous Amazon Echo and Google Home devices out there, Apple designed and developed the HomePod to …

Smart Homes

Advertisers Must Keep Up With Cord-Cutters or Else Brands Risk Creating ‘Lost Generation’

A coup d’etat is taking place across the television industry. It used to be that cable providers were the reigning powers of television, declaring …

Televisions

Russia Spent $1.25M Per Month on Ads, Acted Like an Ad Agency: Mueller

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller unveiled the details of an allegedly widespread and coordinated campaign by Russians to influence the U.S. …

Donald Trump

Look Out, Trade Shows, Here Comes the Anti-Swag Swag Bag

Like many entrepreneurial professionals, Lynne Lambert sees a lot of swag in her business travels, and also like many professionals, she has to make …

Advertising Industry

Google Acquires Xively IoT Device Platform

In a move that demonstrates it's becoming more serious about the Internet of Things, Google is acquiring Xively, a Boston company with a platform for …

Advertising Industry

Facebook is banning all ads promoting cryptocurrencies — including bitcoin and ICOs

It’s an “intentionally broad” policy aimed at stopping scammers.<p>Facebook is banning all ads that promote cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, in an effort to prevent people from advertising what the company is calling “financial products and services frequently associated with misleading or …

Cryptocurrency

CERT: Only way to fix Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities is to replace CPU (Update: CERT backtracks)

<b>Updated at 2:30 p.m. Pacific: CERT has dropped its advice that users replace the CPU. See details below.</b><p>As word of the massive security flaw in computer processing units spread yesterday, companies responded to reassure customers and explain the steps they are taking to deliver software patches to …

Information Security

Rupert Murdoch reportedly called Trump a 'f---ing idiot' after explaining to him that Silicon Valley didn't need his help

Australian media mogul Rupert Murdoch reportedly called President Donald Trump "a f---ing idiot" after a conversation the two men had to discuss Trump's December 2016 meeting with Silicon Valley elite, according to a soon-to-be-released book from columnist Michael Wolff.<p>Excerpts from the book, …

Donald Trump

Bitcoin Finds Floor After Worst Selloff Since 2015

Bitcoin rebounded on Saturday along with most of the major cryptocurrencies, halting a four-day tumble that drew worldwide attention to the …

Cryptocurrency

Trump Gives Presidential Challenge Coin a Makeover, and It Shows

What’s big and shiny and gold and features Donald J. Trump’s name splashed across the front? No, it’s not a new development on the West Side of Manhattan. It’s the redesigned presidential challenge coin.<p>A custom dating back 20 years, presidential challenge coins have traditionally been handed out …

Donald Trump

AP FACT CHECK: Trump says Obamacare is repealed. It isn't

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has prematurely declared "Obamacare" dead and displayed a misunderstanding of where the money comes from to make the health law work.<p>A look at his remarks Wednesday about the tax plan he will soon sign into law and its effect on President Barack Obama's …

A new portable gel that could save an injured eye

When a soldier sustains a traumatic eye injury on the battlefield, any delay in treatment may lead to permanent vision loss. With medical facilities …

Stem cells restore mobility and sensory perception to paralyzed rats

Spine Repair<p>Advancements in spine repair could be propelling us into a future where a severed spinal cord is a treatable condition. A team of …

JR's Giants Inaugurate Lazinc, A New Art Space in Mayfair

December 16, 2017<p>A philosophy graduate interested in theory, politics and art. Alias of Jelena Martinović.<p>The city of London, a true melting pot of …

Brands are taking control of their media spending, and ad agencies should be alarmed

The role of media agencies has never been more in doubt, if a new report by the Association of National Advertisers is anything to go by.<p>More than 35% of companies that responded to a new ANA survey said they had expanded their in-house programmatic media-buying capabilities and limited the role of …

Procter & Gamble

Bitcoin’s Price Has Soared. What Comes Next?

SAN FRANCISCO — Bitcoin has been in a bull market like few the world has ever seen.<p>At the beginning of the year, the price of a Bitcoin was below $1,000. It hit $5,000 in October, then doubled by late November. And on Thursday, less than two weeks later, the price of a single Bitcoin rose above …

Cryptocurrency

BBC Takes You To Space In VR

<b>Launch into space with this BBC spacewalk experience.</b><p>Have you ever dreamed of walking in space? Well now your dreams can finally come true, thanks to …

Security Breach and Spilled Secrets Have Shaken the N.S.A. to Its Core

WASHINGTON — Jake Williams awoke last April in an Orlando, Fla., hotel where he was leading a training session. Checking Twitter, Mr. Williams, a cybersecurity expert, was dismayed to discover that he had been thrust into the middle of one of the worst security debacles ever to befall American …

Surveillance

Carat USA Appoints Dentsu Aegis Ad Vet as Chief Strategy Officer

Carat USA, a Dentsu Aegis Network media agency, announced today the appointment of 20-plus years marketing veteran Angela Steele to the new role of …

AdTech

Instagram Is Shooting for More Clarity by Expanding Access to Its Branded Content Tool

More brands and creators on Instagram will gain access to the branded content tool it introduced in June.<p>The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing …

Advertising Industry

Nielsen Social Content Ratings, Week of Oct. 30: A Champion Is Crowned

Game seven of the 2017 World Series on Fox generated an astronomical 26.124 million interactions across Facebook and Twitter.<p>The Houston Astros’ …

Advertising Industry

Someone posted the longest tweet ever with more than 30,000 characters

Just when Twitter expanding to 280 characters from its longtime 140-character limit seemed like an earth-shattering decision, a couple hackers blew …