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By Vitor Domingos | Daily hand picked articles about technology, science and communication, from a former TNW editor, blogger and videocaster

Bloomberg's £1 billion HQ in London won't have canteen... to encourage employees to go outside

The vast new City headquarters of financial media giant Bloomberg will be a "no-cafeteria zone" in a radical move to encourage its thousands of …

China’s Central Bank Has Begun Cautiously Testing a Digital Currency

China’s central bank is testing a prototype digital currency with mock transactions between it and some of the country’s commercial banks.<p>Speeches …

Bitcoin

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London

Megascale Desalination

On a Mediterranean beach 10 miles south of Tel Aviv, Israel, a vast new industrial facility hums around the clock. It is the world’s largest modern …

Water

Microsoft Hyper-V: The smart person's guide

This resource guide covers essential Hyper-V information, including features, system requirements, and how Microsoft's virtualization platform …

Virtualization

Uber IPO prospects may be helped by resignation of CEO Travis Kalanick

The resignation of Travis Kalanick, chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc., may have helped the company’s prospects of going public.<p>Kalanick officially stepped down Tuesday, a few days after announcing an indefinite leave from the ride-hailing company amid a series of scandals. While the …

Uber

Internal builds and source code for Windows 10 revealed in massive 32TB leak

In what may prove to be a massive cybersecurity hazard in the long run, a large amount of internal Microsoft data about Windows 10 has been leaked …

Microsoft

Russia's Cyberwar on Ukraine Is a Blueprint For What's to Come

<b>The clocks read</b> zero when the lights went out.<p>It was a Saturday night last December, and Oleksii Yasinsky was sitting on the couch with his wife and …

Cybersecurity

Imagination Tech up for sale after bruising Apple fight

LONDON (Reuters) - Imagination Technologies, the British firm that lost 70 percent of its value after being ditched by its biggest customer Apple, put itself up for sale on Thursday in a disappointing end to a once-great European tech success story.<p>Founded in 1985 and listed in 1994, Imagination …

Apple

Inside Travis Kalanick’s Resignation as Uber’s C.E.O.

Travis Kalanick’s final hours as Uber’s chief executive played out in a private room in a downtown Chicago hotel on Tuesday.<p>There, Mr. Kalanick, who was on a trip to interview executive candidates for Uber, was paid a surprise visit. Two venture capitalists — Matt Cohler and Peter Fenton of the …

Travis Kalanick

casync — A tool for distributing file system images

Introducing casyncIn the past months I have been working on a new project: casync. casync takes inspiration from the popular rsync file …

Linux

Cisco Bets on Security to Drive Switch Sales

Networking giant reveals security service it says can identify and stamp out malicious software cloaked by encryption<p>Cisco Systems Inc. is placing a major bet on security to revive sluggish sales of networking switches, its biggest business, as part of a multiyear effort to fend off competitors and …

Security

OnePlus focuses on the next frontier

The OnePlus 5 has one goal: prove that OnePlus can make a good camera<p>In the smartphone world, there are basically two brands that matter and then there are a bunch of also-rans. Apple and Samsung are ahead of the pack for a variety of reasons, but it's their ability to create amazing cameras that's …

Phones

Four steps we’re taking today to fight terrorism online

<i>Editor’s Note: This post appeared as an op-ed in the Financial Times earlier today.</i><p>Terrorism is an attack on open societies, and addressing the …

Terrorism

Accenture, Microsoft team up on blockchain-based digital ID network

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Accenture Plc and Microsoft Corp are teaming up to build a digital ID network using blockchain technology, as part of a United Nations-supported project to provide legal identification to 1.1 billion people worldwide with no official documents.<p>The companies unveiled a prototype …

Bitcoin

GOP Data Firm Accidentally Leaks Personal Details of Nearly 200 Million American Voters

Political data gathered on more than 198 million US citizens was exposed this month after a marketing firm contracted by the Republican National …

Security

Ikea to be Apple launch partner for AR, showing virtual furniture in your own home

Tim Cook said in a recent interview that he was so excited about augmented reality that he wanted ‘to yell out and scream.’ He named furniture-buying as an example of something that can be completely changed by the use of AR, and gave a specific shout-out to Ikea – a company also briefly referenced …

Augmented Reality

Advanced CIA firmware has been infecting Wi-Fi routers for years

Latest Vault7 release exposes network-spying operation CIA kept secret since 2007.<p>Home routers from 10 manufacturers, including Linksys, DLink, and …

Wi-Fi

self-driving groceries

We’re close to a more common reality. Interesting to see that here in the UK. It’s going to be interesting to see how cities will be managed to focus …

NHS cyber-attack was 'launched from North Korea'

<b>British security officials believe that hackers in North Korea were behind the cyber-attack that crippled parts of the NHS and other organisations around the world last month, the BBC has learned.</b><p>Britain's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) led the international investigation.<p>Security sources …

North Korea

In wake of Amazon/Whole Foods deal, Instacart has a challenging opportunity

Yesterday, Amazon and Whole Foods ruined a perfectly slow news day on a Friday in June with the announcement that Amazon intends to buy Whole Foods for almost $14 billion.<p>The most obvious victim of the deal was Instacart, in which Whole Foods invested and with whom Whole Foods has a five-year …

Whole Foods

European Parliament Committee Recommends End-To-End Encryption For All Electronic Communications

The European Parliament's (EP’s) Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs proposed that end-to-end encryption for electronic …

Privacy

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Innovator Under 35: Jonathan Ive, 32

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Jonathan Ive

Bezos's Grocery 'Waterloo' Is Now His Biggest Opportunity - Bloomberg

Two years ago, speaking at a conference table at his offices in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market Inc. founder and then co-Chief Executive Officer …

Amazon

CIA reportedly hacked Wi-Fi routers for years

Newly leaked documents indicate the intelligence agency developed implants for devices from 10 different manufacturers.<p>The CIA has been hacking home, office and public wireless routers for years in an effort to carry out clandestine surveillance, according to classified documents seen by CNET …

Wi-Fi

Revealed: Facebook exposed identities of moderators to suspected terrorists

A security lapse that affected more than 1,000 workers forced one moderator into hiding – and he still lives in constant fear for his safety<p>Facebook put the safety of its content moderators at risk after inadvertently exposing their personal details to suspected terrorist users of the social …

Facebook

How to start incorporating machine learning in the enterprise arena

The world is long past the Industrial Revolution, and now we are experiencing an era of Digital Revolution. Machine learning, artificial intelligence, and big data analysis are the reality of today’s world.<p>I recently had a chance to talk to Ciaran Dynes, Senior Vice President of Products at Talend …

Big Data