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Vision-improving nanoparticle eyedrops could end the need for glasses

High-tech eyeglasses can give blind people the ability to see, but could the development of eyesight-improving eyedrops help eliminate the need for …

Why Blockchain Could Kill Uber

Just when platform businesses such as Uber thought their business model sets them up for success, a potential threat in the form of blockchain technology is gaining traction and just might disrupt these businesses. What if people could connect directly with drivers who are willing to transport …

Blockchain

Solar system with seven Earth-size planets may contain worlds with liquid water

An alien planetary system that features seven roughly Earth-size planets is beginning to reveal its secrets. This week, scientists announced new …

Platform Starts Trading Service For Self Mining Smart Contract

On Jan. 22, Artemine Token (ARTE), released the Genesis Addresses Trading website that was earlier announced in the ICO roadmap in autumn 2017. The …

Cryptocurrency

'America No Longer Matters.' Davos Isn't Worried About President Trump

Much like the secret infrastructure of money and power that makes the world go round, the Swiss Alps were imposing but nearly invisible as the …

Elon Musk's Huge Battery in South Australia Made $1 Million in Profit in Just a Few Days

Fast, clean, reliable.<p>On December 1, Tesla's 100MW battery system went online in South Australia after meeting founder Elon Musk's self-imposed …

Energy

Exclusive: ICE is about to start tracking license plates across the US

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has officially gained agency-wide access to a nationwide license plate recognition database, according to a contract finalized earlier this month. The system gives the agency access to billions of license plate records and new powers of real-time …

Four triggers could cause a huge cryptocurrency crash

If it's true that the bigger they are, the harder they fall, then cryptocurrencies have been gearing up for a tremendous decline.<p>But, then again, …

Cryptocurrency

Top Blockchain Startups to Watch in 2018 | Investopedia

The more blockchain-based startups there are, the more difficult it can be to separate out the ones that truly stand out. Essentially, every startup …

Blockchain

Forget Ethereum: Say Hello to NEM, a Burgeoning Cryptocurrency That Rose Nearly 28,000% in 2017

This smart-asset blockchain developer is after far more than financial-services companies.<p>Forget Superman: If there's something more powerful than a …

Brazilian electoral system to use Ethereum Blockchain Network

As the technology behind the blockchain develops and evolves, its popularity will increase and more government and private organizations will look …

Blockchain: The next revolution in the food supply chain

Judy Fainor, IT expert and chief architect of Sparta Systems, explores how this technology could solve the transparency and traceability challenges …

Blockchain

This $3,400 bitcoin-mining machine is a cornerstone of Kodak's crypto pivot

Kodak's stock has more than tripled this week, since the once-giant of photography announced a pivot into blockchain technology and …

Cryptocurrency

A Prime Number Could Be the Answer to Bitcoin’s Power Problem

Methods used by computers programmed to run a 350-year-old equation may also offer answers to bitcoin’s out-sized demand for electricity.<p>The Great …

You think it and a robot sees it: The future is here with mind-reading AI

The first “this could change everything” AI story of the year comes to us in the form of (yet another) AI that’s supposed to read minds. This time however, there’s no parlor trick. We’re one step closer to being able to broadcast our thoughts to a screen, thanks to artificial intelligence.<p>Japanese …

This Graphic Explains Just How Crazy The Cryptocurrency Bubble Is

The bubbles are many–and this new viz shows how quickly the latest have ballooned.<p>There’s nothing really surprising in the data behind this animated chart spotted on r/DataIsBeautiful showing four years of cryptocurrency sales. Yet it’s still pretty crazy to see the number of cryptocurrencies and …

This man has made more money trading cryptokitties than investing in his IRA

<i>CryptoKitties</i>, a game where users breed and trade digital kitties using Ethereum-based smart contracts, has emerged as the latest mark of society’s obsession with rising cryptocurrency values. In some ways, the popularity of the game reflects the skyrocketing values of digital currencies like …

Cryptocurrency

Hackers/Founders' Jonathan Nelson Says Venture Capital Is Broken. His Answer? An Ethereum-Based Fund

Jonathan Nelson has had an odd career path that’s allowed him to see things in a different way: A former emergency room nurse, he founded Hackers/Founders in 2008 to gather engineers and founders together for drinks. The movement grew, and today some 300,000 people have attended Hackers/Founders …

Venture Capital

Google's artificial intelligence built an AI that outperforms any made by humans

An AI That Can Build AI<p>In May 2017, researchers at Google Brain announced the creation of AutoML, an artificial intelligence (AI) that’s capable of …

There are 2 types of time travel and physicists agree that one of them is possible

Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and co-founder of the World Science Festival, explains what we know about time travel so far. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Brian Greene:</b> I'm Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University …

21 Strange Jobs Humans Will Probably Have in the Future | Inc.com

Robots are coming for our jobs. We've heard it before, and to a varying degree, it's true. Business consultant group Cognizant predicts in its book "What to do when machines do everything" that over the next 10 to 15 years, 12% of jobs in the U.S. will be replaced by automation.<p>However, all is not …

Artificial Intelligence

The First Interstellar Object to Visit Us Is More Incredible Than We Ever Expected

It has travelled for hundreds of millions of years.<p>The first asteroid observed visiting our Solar System from elsewhere isn't just unusual in its …

Scientists have made biodegradable plastic from sugar and carbon dioxide

We are producing more waste plastic than ever before – and it is polluting our oceans and contaminating our drinking water.<p>By 2050 there could be …

The Basis of the Universe May Not Be Energy or Matter but Information

There are lots of theories on what are the basis of the universe is. Some physicists say its subatomic particles. Others believe its energy or even …

The quantum internet is just a decade away — here's what you need to know

The word "quantum" sounds so advanced and complex that people tend to get hyped up about anything attached to it. While not every quantum breakthrough elicits a positive response, in the case of a so-called quantum internet, people have a reason to be excited.<p>In the simplest of terms, a quantum …

There’s something very hard heading towards Uranus, scientists believe

Scientists have long suspected it, but there is something very, very hard near Uranus – rains of solid diamonds to be precise.<p>Stanford researchers …

Astronomy

Access All Zoho Apps Via the Zoho One Cloud

Zoho One unifies Zoho's app ecosystem with a customizable "operating system for business" which combines dozens of cloud-based apps with a …

Want to Invest in Crypto? Here's A Crash Course.

A Major Return on Investment<p>When the first cryptocurrency was developed in 2009, it could be had for a song. One bitcoin was worth a mere eight …

How Apple’s iPhone changed the world: 10 years in 10 charts

Everything has changed.<p>Apple’s first iPhone was released 10 years ago this week — on June 29, 2007. While it wasn’t the first smartphone, it leapfrogged far beyond the competition and launched the mobile revolution. Few industries or societies have been left unchanged.<p>Here are 10 charts that show …