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A 39-year-old who sold everything he owned in exchange for bitcoin now lives on a campsite waiting for the ultimate cryptoboom

Didi Taihuttu believes in bitcoin, and in a big way.<p>The 39-year-old has put his house up for sale — selling it in part for bitcoin — and now lives with his family on a campsite near Venlo in The Netherlands. All of his other items are for sale, too: the car, the motorbike, electric bikes, the …

Eight Things Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts Probably Won’t Tell You

<i>[Note: I neither own nor have any trading position on any cryptocurrency. I was not compensated by any party to write this. The views expressed below</i> …

Ripple's XRP: Giving the Third-Largest Cryptocurrency a Second Look

<i>'P4man' is an active bitcoin miner and investor with an academic background in economy and IT. He has been a member of the online discussion forum</i> …

Bitcoin and Ethereum crash: Can you get rich from a price drop? 3 alternative ways to invest

Thinking about investing in a virtual currency like bitcoin or Ethereum-traded ether? These cryptocurrencies are digitally traded tokens that can be …

These MIT Grads Want To Let Anyone Invest In, Or Even Start, A Bitcoin Fund

Cryptocurrency can be intimidating, but a new platform called Catalyst would enable investors to build their own investment funds.<p>In recent months, the prices of virtual currencies bitcoin and ethereum have soared to record highs amid increased investor interest.<p>On June 1, bitcoin traded at …

How To Become A Successful Cryptocurrency Investor

This guide explains how to invest in cryptocurrencies, why you should invest, and which cryptocurrencies you should have in your portfolio. Chances …

The new cryptocurrency gold rush: digital tokens that raise millions in minutes

New York City<p>About a dozen rain-soaked people were crammed between the revolving doors and security barriers in the lobby of New York University’s Stern School of Business as torrents pelted down outside. All desperately wanted in to the hottest ticket in town, one that promised to make some of …

Cryptocurrency

These Digital Tokens Are Making Bitcoin's Huge Rally Look Tame

Forget U.S. stocks and emerging-market assets, even ignore bitcoin. Those brave enough to invest in the Wild West of tech are the ones making a …

How this vertical farm can grow millions of crops without soil or sunshine

The largest indoor vertical farm in the world can produce up to two million pounds of leafy greens every year.<p>The technology allows crops to be grown …

Aquaponics

Adobe Illustrator Draw on the App Store

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TSMC's A9 Chip Outperforming Samsung's in Early iPhone 6s Battery Benchmarks

Following the launch of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus last month, it was discovered that Apple is dual sourcing the A9 chip for the new devices from both TSMC and Samsung, with the chips from the two companies measuring at slightly different sizes due to different processes used in manufacturing the …

Weird Vending Machines You Won't Believe Exist

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10 awesome things you can do today with iBeacons

Beacons have been getting a lot of press lately about how they are going to transform retail, but iBeacons are much more than that. You can use them …

Making A Geofence For Ads | Types of Geofences | Geofencing Examples

The term that has been a mobile marketing buzz word for years “Geofencing” is now used in many types of advertising and non-advertising use cases to …

ShopKeep Updates iPad App with Apple Pay Support

Point-of-sale manufacturer ShopKeep today updated its official iPad app with support for Apple Pay, now allowing customers to pay with their iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. Merchants can accept Apple Pay payments if they have a ShopKeep terminal and an Ingenico iCMP Bluetooth Credit Card reader, which …

Workflow for iOS helps automate everything on your phone

Workflow for iOS takes all those repetitive, annoying tasks you always do on your iPhone and lets you create custom icons or share actions so it’s as easy as one click.<p>Basically, Workflow allows you to quickly wire up multiple services to work together in sequence. For example, a basic workflow …

Starbucks Launches 'Mobile Order & Pay' for iPhone in Portland, National Rollout Coming in 2015

Starbucks today launched its "Mobile Order & Pay" feature in Portland, Oregon, which allows customers to place an order on their iPhones with the Starbucks app and schedule it for a pick up, reports <i>WIRED</i>. The feature requires that users accept a one-time Location Services prompt in order to …

WhatFont iOS 8 Extension Identifies Fonts in Safari – MacStories

Continuing my exploration of iOS 8 technologies with a focus on extensions, a few days ago I came across WhatFont, the new iOS version of a popular desktop tool. As the name suggests, WhatFont lets you identify fonts in Safari easily and without having to go look at source code or style …

Apps

New Bluetooth devices will connect directly to the internet

For all the talk of an Internet of Things, many Bluetooth devices aren't very internet-savvy; they usually have to rely on WiFi (or another gadget entirely) to hop online. That's going to change very shortly with the advent of Bluetooth's new 4.2 spec. If a sensor, smart light bulb or other …

Bluetooth 4.2 to Bring Direct Internet Connectivity and Increased Speed

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) today announced the new Bluetooth 4.2 specification, which promises enhanced privacy measures, increased speed of data transfers, and an update that will allow Bluetooth Smart sensors to directly access the Internet.<p>The group emphasizes connected home …

How Mobile Payments Should Be Done: Apple’s iBeacon vs. NFC

So new and untested are the technologies that power the various m-payment platforms that you can get away with saying pretty much anything about your …

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'Proximity' is Samsung's equivalent of Apple's iBeacon, coming to a mall near you

Tired of only seeing adverts 99 percent of the time? While Apple's already announced intentions to take over the final one percent with iBeacon, Samsung's just today getting in on the action. The Korean electronics giant has a website introducing Samsung "Proximity," a "mobile marketing platform …

Zepp's tennis and golf swing sensor arrives in UK stores for £130

Zepp's 3D motion sensor has been analysing tennis swings and improving golf games in the US for the past year, and now it's arrived in the UK to tell us how bad <i>we</i> are at sports. The small Bluetooth-equipped sensor clings to the bottom of your tennis racquet, or attaches to your golf glove, and …