Ray Zwiefelhofer

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Google just obliterated the worst kind of phone call

Google just killed the phone call. Well, at least a certain type.<p>At its annual developer conference, Google I/O, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wowed those …

Quantum Hacking Could Be 'Catastrophic' If We Don't Develop Better Cryptography

Your data may be safe from a quantum attack... for now. When quantum computers develop the ability to crack present-day encryption mechanisms, will …

Front raises $66 million to replace Microsoft Outlook

Front is raising a $66 million Series B round led by Sequoia with DFJ and existing investors also participating. There are now 2,500 companies using Front to manage shared inboxes and collaborate. The startup now wants to go one step further and become the definitive email product.<p>“I decided that I …

Physicists are planning to build lasers so powerful they could rip apart empty space

Inside a cramped laboratory in Shanghai, China, physicist Ruxin Li and colleagues are breaking records with the most powerful pulses of light the …

The Hunt For Elusive Single-Pole Magnets Just Became More Challenging

But they should exist!<p>A search through a mountain of data from the Large Hadron Collider for particles called magnetic monopoles has once again come …

Physics

How To Retire At 62 On A Meager Million

How can I ever retire?<p>Many older workers grapple with this question every day. Often, they turn to Seeking Alpha for answers. Today, retirees need a …

Investing

Ten Business Buzzwords That Make You Sound Like An Idiot

I’m not a fan of new year’s resolutions, but I think it’s a great idea to pick up one new habit every year, and drop one bad habit.<p>Here are some bad, old habits to drop:<p>1. Smoking cigarettes.<p>2. Running on too little sleep.<p>3. Getting down on yourself.<p>4. Letting other people make your decisions for …

Employment

Price Analysis, Jan. 06: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, IOTA, Litecoin, NEM, Cardano

<i>The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of authors/contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every</i> …

Blockchain: Predictions for 2018 (Carlo R.W. De Meijer)

2017 was a year of interesting developments in the blockchain area. Not all happened as was expected...

Ripple's XRP Becomes the King of Cryptocurrencies

Just as we were talking about how Ripple is less volatile than its other cryptocurrency counterparts, Ripple’s XRP caught everyone by surprise and …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

What the World's Central Banks Are Saying About Bitcoin

Nine years since the birth of Bitcoin, central banks around the world are increasingly recognizing the potential upsides -- and downsides -- of …

What the End of Net Neutrality Means for You

Slow and fast lanes, price changes, and other potential shifts.<p>Net neutrality as we’ve known it is over. The Federal Communications Commission voted …

GPU killer: Google reveals just how powerful its TPU2 chip really is

Google's second-generation Tensor Processing Units Pods can deliver 11.5 petaflops of calculations.<p>So far, Google has only provided a few images of …

Machine Learning

BREAKING: Engineers Just Unveiled The First-Ever Design of a Complete Quantum Computer Chip

The Moon landing of quantum computing.<p>Practical quantum computing has been big news this year, with significant advances being made on theoretical …

Quantum Computing

A Big Shift Is Underway Among Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, and Ripple

We're beginning to see two separate areas develop within the cryptocurrency space.<p>What an incredible year it's been for the cryptocurrency market and …

Understanding the Blockchain Bubble

Over the past few months, I've written several articles on blockchain as well as cryptocurrencies, their impact on entrepreneurs (including celebrity investors) as well as society as a whole.<p>And a recent article in Bloomberg said it best, "The problem with bitcoin and other so-called digital …

CCN: Bitcoin, Ethereum, ICO, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

The cryptocurrency sector has produced many multi-billion dollar companies over the past nine years.<p>Five rural banks in the Philippines will conduct …

Cryptocurrency

Litecoin over $200 | Why Did Litecoin Spike Today? Here are 4 Reasons.

The price of Litecoin leapt 50% today to over $200 per token. As of this post, Litecoin is at $216.91.<p>The current price of Litecoin can be found on …

Cryptocurrency

Missed the bitcoin boom? Five more baffling cryptocurrencies to blow your savings on

Regretting not spending a few hundred quid on bitcoin five years ago? Get ahead of the speculators by spending thousands of dollars on a imaginary cat or the Paris Hilton-backed LydianCoin<p>If you are worried you’ve missed out on making millions by betting on bitcoin, don’t worry: there will be …

Cryptocurrency

US financial regulators warn investors on bitcoin risks

Two top US financial regulators on Monday weighed into the frenzy surrounding trading in cryptocurrencies, warning investors about the risks …

Yale Professors Race Google and IBM to the First Quantum Computer

SAN FRANCISCO — Robert Schoelkopf is at the forefront of a worldwide effort to build the world’s first quantum computer. Such a machine, if it can be built, would use the seemingly magical principles of quantum mechanics to solve problems today’s computers never could.<p>Three giants of the tech world …

Quantum Computing

Is Hashgraph Technology Just Hype, or Can It Dethrone Blockchain?

Watch out, blockchain: there's a new kid in town called Hashgraph.<p>Blockchain, which is the technology and electronic ledger behind the leading …

Watch the first behind-the-scenes glimpse for MGM’s digital-only Stargate prequel

Stargate Origins is now in production<p>At San Diego Comic-Con, MGM announced that it was launching a new <i>Stargate</i> streaming service called Stargate Command, and that it would be creating an original show for the service. At Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con, the studio teased our first look at the …

What Are Office 365 Groups? What Do I Get With A Group?

Let’s get back to basics and start with a simple question, “What are Office 365 Groups?”<p>Today, I’m going to take a step back and try to paint a clear …

Microsoft Vice President Teper: What's next for OneDrive and SharePoint

Microsoft Corporate Vice President Jeff Teper, talks about what's next for Microsoft's integrated cloud storage and SharePoint team.<p>After a stint on …

Data Loss Prevention Policy Tips in OneDrive mobile apps - Microsoft 365 Blog

With more people getting work done and collaborating with others on their mobile devices, organizations are finding it even harder to secure their …

Learn how SharePoint is reinventing content collaboration: vision and roadmap updates

Microsoft SharePoint

Next Generation Sync Client | Sync to all doc libraries in Office 365

it took a long time. But on the first day of the Ignite conference in Atlanta, Microsoft has published a Preview version of the <b>N</b>ext <b>G</b>eneration <b>S</b>ync …

OneDrive brings new file collaboration and management features to the enterprise - Microsoft 365 Blog

<b>Editor’s note 1/27/2017:</b><br>This post was updated to call out that your Office 365 admin must explicitly enable users to sync SharePoint Online document …