Peter Dranitsin

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How blockchain will transform the e-commerce industry over the next few years

Blockchain technology should be considered the most disruptive technology invention of the fourth industrial revolution. The world has never seen a technology as powerful as blockchain technology and it could potentially impact all sectors of the economy complete will transforming it through top …

Blockchain

Trade War's Battle Lines Drawn as U.S., China Set Tariff Lists

The U.S. and China moved to the brink of a trade war on Friday after the Trump administration announced tariffs on Chinese imports would take effect …

China

Want to Get Organized? Here Are 6 Simple But Remarkably Powerful Organizing Secrets

Getting organized isn't rocket science -- it just takes a system.<p>In business, you've always got to be on top of things. This requires being organized and ready to pursue opportunities -- and deal with problems -- the moment they arise.<p>That's an easy thing for me to say, but I do know it can be hard …

Productivity

Your home internet isn’t as fast (or as cheap) as it should be – but we’ll show you how to fix it

Many people out there have issues with their home wireless networks, but they just deal with it instead of actually doing something about it. What’s …

Wi-Fi

This diving system lets you stay submerged for 2 hours, no tank needed

Do you want a diving system that bridges the gap between scuba diving and snorkeling, minus the limitations of both? If so, a new Kickstarter …

Scuba Diving

Trump suggests Mueller team investigate Obama administration over Iran waiver

President Donald Trump on Thursday slammed the Obama administration over a waiver it issued that would have allowed the Iranian government to briefly route money through a U.S. bank, suggesting that special counsel Robert Mueller include the revelation in his current investigation.<p>“The Obama …

Donald Trump

Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a patient with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully …

Cancer

A new laser eye surgery fixes your vision without any gnarly eyeball slicing

As someone who wears glasses, the idea of corrective laser eye surgery is certainly tempting. But then you start reading about how the invasive …

Columbia University

US warns of ability to take down Chinese artificial islands

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Pentagon on Thursday ratcheted up rhetoric about China's militarization of islands in the South China Sea, even as the Trump administration presses China for cooperation on North Korea.<p>When asked by a reporter about the ability of the US to "blow apart" one of China's …

China

'Active Shooter' video game pulled from platform after outcry

A video game that simulated school shootings has been pulled before its release date after facing a colossal backlash.<p>"Active Shooter" encouraged players to open fire inside classrooms and auditoriums as a heavy metal soundtrack thumped in the background.<p>It was set to come out on June 6, but a …

Russia

Russian Hackers Infect 500k Routers with Malware

Hackers, believed to be supported by the Russian government, have infected 500,000 wireless routers worldwide with malware, security experts claim. …

Routers

How To Scan Your Computer For Malware With Google Chrome

In the 9-plus years it’s been around, Google Chrome has become one of the best — and most popular — web browsers in the world. One reason for its rapid rise has been Google’s focus on security.<p>Protecting Chrome users from malware remains a top priority today. What you may not have realized is that …

Malware

Apple Warns iPhones Have A Serious Problem

Yes, Apple may have big iPhone plans for 2018 (including one potential game changer) but first, the company has to sort out a new mess with its existing models. Today Apple was forced to admit two of its record-breaking models suffer from a fundamental design defect…<p>The credit for this discovery …

Mobile Technology

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

President Trump welcomes 3 Americans freed by North Korea

<b>Joint Base Andrews, Maryland (CNN) —</b> Under an American flag and dark night sky, US President Donald Trump personally welcomed home three American detainees Thursday morning after they were released from North Korea.<p>The Americans -- Kim Dong Chul, Kim Hak-song and Kim Sang Duk, also known as Tony …

North Korea

California becomes first US state to mandate solar on homes

<b>California has become the first US state to mandate solar panels on new homes and apartment buildings built after 1 January, 2020.</b><p>The California Energy Commission unanimously approved the plan, making it the state's next big step towards ending greenhouse gas emissions.<p>State law already requires …

Solar Power

A Rogue Star Hurtling Towards The Solar System Is Going to Arrive Sooner Than We Realised

Yikes...<p>According to new calculations, we may have a little less time to prepare for a star on course to kiss the edges of our Solar System.<p>Yep. …

Someone is mailing creepy packages to girls at their elementary schools. The FBI is on alert.

The question is creeping out parents in several states and vexing investigators across the South: Who is “Atur Bhuck of Santa Fe, NM”? And why has he been sending care packages to dozens of elementary school-age girls?<p>More than 50 students living in the Southeast — those are the ones that …

U.S. Postal Service

15 Life-Saving Kitchen Hacks

Including how to keep your produce fresh for longer!

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

Breakthrough: Researchers fix Alzheimer's gene

Groundbreaking research shows, for the first time, how the most well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease causes signs in human brain …

Neuroscience

What will happen when Earth's north and south poles flip

Earth's magnetic field is what protects our planet from harmful space radiation. But our protective shield might soon go into a transformation that could threaten the lives on Earth. This video shows what will happen when Earth's magnetic poles flip. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Did you …

Trump's Chinese tariffs could have a big impact on the tech industry

Trump has shouted about weaponizing trade since the campaign trail, but this year he's put it to action, committing to solar tariffs back in January that endangered US jobs. This afternoon, Donald Trump signed an executive memorandum to enact tariffs on up to $60 billion worth of imports from …

Amazon is issued patent for delivery drones that can react to screaming voices, flailing arms

Amazon.com has been granted a new patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a delivery drone that can respond to human gestures.<p>The concept is part of Amazon's goal to develop a fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles that can get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less. Issued earlier this …

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Curiosity rover: 2,000 days on Mars

<b>Nasa's Curiosity rover, also known as the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL), is celebrating 2,000 martian days (sols) investigating Gale Crater on the Red Planet. In that time, the robot has made some remarkable observations. Here are just a few of them, chosen by the Curiosity science team.</b><p><b>Looking</b> …

Turns out that Geek Squad has been in the FBI's pocket for a decade

Who needs probable cause when you have geeks?<p>That appears to be the thinking of the FBI, which has been working with Best Buy's computer repair …

Employment

This beautifully designed 'dumb phone' can only make calls and send texts — and it might be the key to curing our addiction to apps

The Brooklyn-based startup Light has set an impossible goal of getting people to put down their smartphones.<p>Light launched in 2014 and a year later debuted its first product, the Light Phone. It could only make calls and tell the time, and the company described it as a "quite a smart 'dumb' …

Apps

5 Apps That Should Terrify Every Parent, According To Experts

If you see these on your teen's phone, it's time for a talk.<p>The internet can be a cesspool of danger for some teenagers, says Sedgrid Lewis, an internet safety expert who blogs under the moniker Spy Parent. Some of the apps that teens favor can expose them to predators and encourage them to engage …

A Giant Specimen of World's Most Toxic Spider Was Caught in Australia And We're Not OK

They named him Colossus.<p>This is one fellow you do NOT want to find in your shoe. The Australian Reptile Park has just been handed an absolute whopper …

Zoology

Why Do All The Planets Orbit In The Same Plane?

Our Solar System is an orderly place, with the four inner planets, the asteroid belt, and the gas giant worlds all orbiting in the same plane around the Sun. Even as you go farther out, the Kuiper belt objects appear to line up with that same exact plane. Given that the Sun is spherical and that …

Universe