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ERC-20 Tokens, Explained

Every question answered about ERC-20 tokens and how they work.What are ERC-20 tokens?<i>ERC-20 tokens are tokens designed and used solely on the</i> …

Apple Park employees have already injured themselves walking into glass walls

Apple employees have only just moved into the new Apple Park headquarters, and there are a few teething problems they’re dealing with in the short term.<p>One of those? The fact that at least two people have injured themselves walking into the glass walls and doors throughout the sprawling Apple new …

Apple is hurrying to deliver a fix for latest iMessage bug

Apple knows that it has a problem with the newly discovered iOS bug which blocks access to messaging apps — and it promises you won’t have to wait until iOS 11.3 for a solution.<p>According to Apple, although the beta version of iOS 11.3 fixes the issue, it is planning to release an update prior to …

Bitcoin exchange NiceHash loses millions to hackers

While many bitcoin investors are basking in record valuations, some are coming to grips with an astonishing loss.<p>Cryptocurrency marketplace NiceHash said Wednesday that hackers stole the contents of its virtual wallet, making off with digital currency reportedly worth more $60 million. The breach …

Cryptocurrency

How to talk about cryptocurrency at the holiday dinner table

You’re sitting down to a nice meal and your aunt, always one step ahead, mentions she wants to start investing in Bitcoin. You freeze, a drip of gravy plopping off the ladle. It’s your time to shine.<p>You got this.<p>First, you know that the state of crypto is very, very good. This has been a banner …

Ethereum's co-founder just unveiled his plan for the future of cryptocurrency

by Dom Galeon November 3, 2017 Future Society 30508<p>Solving the Scalability Problem<p>When it comes to hosting secure transactions, blockchain continues …

Cryptography

Why every Apple user should be using a VPN

If you think the buzz around using a VPN service these days is exaggerated hype and paranoia, think again. Never before have so many day-to-day human interactions and transactions occurred online.<p>Whether we’re emailing our bosses, checking in with our kids, chatting with our friends or using a …

Information Systems

iPhone X Parts Suppliers Reportedly on Schedule to Meet 2017 Production Demand

Yield rates for some iPhone X components have improved and become more stable, allowing for shipments of the upcoming smartphone to grow substantially after October, according to sources from Apple's supply chain.<p>Yesterday it was reported that Apple manufacturer Foxconn has started shipping its …

IPhone 8

Forget Bitcoin, Buy Ether

Bitcoin (BTC) just smashed through $5000, is approaching $6000, and is making headlines again. Also, this time Jamie Dimon is refusing to talk about …

I'm a financial planner who sees even rich clients struggle with money — here's the advice I give them all

Some of our brightest, most affluent clients struggle with paying bills. It's not that they don't have enough money. It's that they don't have a workable system and sometimes miss a payment or have to dip into savings for a big bill.<p>We've investigated a number of systems from budgeting apps to …

Personal Finance

Apple’s iPhone 8 event is happening on September 12th

Apple has sent out invites for its next big event on September 12th, where the company is expected to reveal the next iPhone, along with updates to the Apple Watch, Apple TV, and iOS software.<p>Apple is widely expected to announce three new iPhones at the event: a next-generation iPhone 8 model with …

Bitcoin breaks $3,000 to reach new all-time high

Bitcoin has reached a record high valuation of $3,000 per coin to complete a rollercoaster week that begin with the long-awaited split of the cryptocurrency.<p>A number of exchanges, including popular destinations Coinbase and Kraken, valued a single bitcoin at over $3,000, an all-time high that is up …

Cryptocurrency

US Army reportedly ceasing use of all DJI drone products

According to a memo obtained by <i>sUAS News</i>, the US Army will stop using DJI drones, effective immediately. "Due to increased awareness of cyber vulnerabilities associated with DJI products, it is directed that the US Army halt use of all DJI products," said the memo, which listed flight computers, …

Drones

Elon Musk shows off first production Tesla Model 3

Elon Musk said that the first production unit of the ultra-anticipated Tesla Model 3 would be coming this week, and here it is. The Tesla CEO posted two photos of the vehicle to Twitter late on Saturday night.<p>Musk has said that the first 30 Model 3 customers will receive their cars at a party on …

Tesla

Elon Musk's 'Godot' machine cuts its first LA tunnel segment

SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk just tweeted that his tunnel-carving operation, The Boring Company, just completed cutting out its first segment with its Beckett-homaging drill, Godot. While the plan is to build an entire subterranean network underneath the streets of Los Angeles, it's unclear …

Elon Musk

Bitcoin storms back

Bitcoin has come all the way back from Thursday's steep slide. The cryptocurrency tumbled as much as 18.5% to $2,076 a coin after riskier assets fell following the Fed rate hike. On Friday, it's trading up 3.5% at $2,520.<p>The selling on Thursday began when bitcoin-mining firm Bitmain outlined its …

The iPad Pro 10.5 is so good it’s basically showing off

Apple extends its tablet lead, but iOS 11 might end up being a bigger deal<p>A little more than a year after Apple released the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, it’s replacing it with a new model, the iPad Pro 10.5. In that year, guess how many companies came within a million miles of matching the speed, power, …

Why Ethereum May Grow Higher in Value Than Bitcoin

In May 2017, investors and spectators alike saw Bitcoin price pass the value of $2,300. This figure marks the highest peak of Bitcoin’s value in its …

Apple’s WWDC 2017: a Siri speaker, iOS 11, and what else to expect

It’s June again, so it’s time for Apple to give the world a look at what it’s been up to and what we should expect from the iPhone, the Mac, and everything in between in the months to come.<p>On Monday, Apple will kick off this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference with a keynote presentation where, …

Intel drones form US flag for Lady Gaga's halftime show

Remember when quadcopter drones juggled balls and formed up into a Star Trek logo? That seems downright quaint compared to what we just saw at Lady Gaga's elaborately produced Super Bowl halftime show. During her first number, 300 Intel drones formed the shape of an American flag, punctuating the …

The Fasetto Link puts 2TB of storage in the palm of your hand

The Fasetto Link is a miniature wireless storage device that offers extra portable storage for your computer or smartphone on the go.<p>It's a tiny, two by two-inch device that houses up to a 2TB SSD. It generates its own Wi-Fi network to stream content that's stored on it, and can easily pull new …

Selling

What the Future Holds for Smart Homes in 2017

Hubs, smart-home security and 4K TV could all be fixtures in luxury residences in the new year<p>Smart technology has long been a staple of of high-end …

What's 'hot' and what's 'not' for tech in 2017

If you're into tech, you may wondering: Is my hoverboard still cool? Are Snap's Spectacles worth buying? Is the Amazon Echo going to fade in popularity?<p>Business Insider's tech team is here to help. Below, we've compiled our predictions for what's "hot" and what's "not" in tech for 2017.<p><i>Did we miss</i> …

Cheers to The Tech We Have to Look Forward to in 2017

A new year brings new technological marvels and possibilities.<p>While we can't say for certain what 2017 will hold when it comes to tech, we know some of what we can look forward to in the new year.<p>From the 10th anniversary of the iPhone to a perilous plunge into Saturn, here's a look at some of the …

Lessons From Three Of 2016’s Biggest PR Fails

Some PR mishaps are simply ill-advised tweets, while others are huge corporate scandals. Here’s what some of this year’s taught us.<p>2016 saw its fair share of corporate public-relations mishaps, but some were more cringeworthy than others. To be sure, the PR crises in certain cases weren’t all that …

Wells Fargo

'What he did was mass murder': little sympathy for Colombia plane crash pilot

Miguel Quiroga’s father-in-law asked for forgiveness, as flight plan revealed inadequate fuel reserve for journey that killed most of a Brazilian football team<p>The father-in-law of the pilot who was operating the charter flight which crashed in the Andes killing 71 people, has asked for forgiveness, …

Brazil

How to make spammy calendar notifications go away

Spammers have unfortunately devised a new way to invade phones: calendar invitations.<p>A rash of calendar spam has invaded iPhones in recent weeks as …

Apps

VW says Audi software can distort emissions during tests

No, the Volkswagen Auto Group's emission cheating scandal isn't done unfolding. VW has confirmed earlier reports (including one from <i>Suddeutsche Zeitung</i>) that Audi software can distort emissions during tests. Cars with automatic transmissions can change their shift patterns in a way that lowers …

One laptop can take down major internet servers

You don't need a massive botnet to launch overwhelming denial of service attacks -- in some cases, a personal PC and so-so broadband are all that's required. Researchers at TDC Security Operations Center have revealed a new attack technique, BlackNurse, that can take down large servers using just …