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The 10 Best Plex Plugins for Power Users

If you’re a casual user, Plex will virtually work straight out of the box. You just need to spend a litte time learning how to set up Plex and add …

Telegram Triples Price in Largest Initial Coin Offering

Telegram Group Inc., an encrypted-messaging service that just raised $850 million from selling rights to virtual coins, is tripling the price in its …

Could Amazon.com Shake Up the Cryptocurrency Market?

A new survey found that if Amazon created a cryptocurrency, millions of its customers would be open to using it.<p>Tuesday is shaping up to be a quiet …

3 Cryptocurrencies That Could Still Double

Hint: None of them is bitcoin.<p>What we as investors witnessed from cryptocurrencies last year is something that may not be duplicated again. A single …

The 65 Percent Price Dip Has Made 'Bitcoin Whales' A lot More BTC - Bitcoin News

Finance<p><b>Last year bitcoin had a phenomenal run leading up to its all-time high of $19,600 per BTC this past mid-December. The price over the past few</b> …

Forget Ethereum: Here Are 8 Intriguing Cryptocurrencies You Should Follow

The Next Ethereum Blockchain Game Has Arrived & Early Adapters Are Rushing To Cash In On The Next Crypto Craze: Crypto Countries

Countries on the Blockchain<p>On paper games like Crypto Countries, Cryptocelebrities & Cryptokitties sound silly. But, like the aforementioned …

Cryptocurrency

The Bitcoin bubble has popped before. This week was different

Cryptocurrencies have had a rough week: the value of bitcoin plunged to a mere 50 percent of its 2017 peak, and other currencies, such as Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin have seen double-digit losses compared to their heights from last year. Tuesday also witnessed the collapse of BitConnect, an …

Head of ETH Zurich’s Distributed Computing Group, joins Ambrosus

Striving to ensure a more secure and autonomous supply chain for food and pharmaceutical products, with improved transparency processes that allow …

What Caused the BTC Crash In January? Why A Bull Run Is Expected After Lunar New Year Selloff

Many crypto enthusiasts woke up this morning seeing BTC and ALTS in the red again.<p>Many are taking to forums and groups crying over their losses and …

Takeaways From The 2018 Visual Effects Bake-off

This past weekend, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hosted its annual Visual Effects “Bake-Off” in order to determine the 5 nominees …

Dubai Sets Its Sights On Becoming The World's First Blockchain-Powered Government

Dubbed as the “city of the future”, Dubai, which plans to have robot cops, flying taxis and autonomous vehicles on its roads in coming years and appointed a minister in-charge of Artificial Intelligence recently, is planning yet another transformation: to become the world’s first blockchain-powered …

Real Estate

How to Store Ethereum: Review of Best ETH Wallets 2017-2018

<i>Ethereum Wiki: What Is Ethereum?</i> <br>Ethereum is a software computing platform based on blockchain technology. The platform allows for the building and …

James Altucher's 10 predictions about where bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are headed

Bitcoin's giant move upward is far from done, according to tech investor and stock picker James Altucher.<p>According to Altucher, society has made …

How to transform your laptop into a gaming powerhouse with an external graphics card

My desire to power up a laptop with an external graphics card began in 2015, when I set out on a quest to get back into PC gaming—a beloved pastime I’d neglected since childhood.But the only PC I had at the time was a 2011 Lenovo ThinkPad X220 laptop with Intel HD 3000 integrated graphics. That …

Graphics Cards

Create Staggering Motion Control Time-Lapses Over Extended Distances with the Syrp Slingshot

Are you ready to take your time-lapse videos to the next level? Well, the Syrp Slingshot will certainly help you along the way. In a nutshell, it’s a …

Fans Remastered A 35MM Print Of ‘Star Wars’ And It Looks Amazing

The original, un-cut and un-altered versions of <i>Star Wars</i> episodes 4, 5 and 6 have been a white whale for fans ever since the the 1997 Special Edition home video release. You’ve surely heard that Han shot first, and he did, but history has been scrubbed so many times that kids these days have no …

LEGO Gaming PC Runs Much Cooler Than It Looks

Building a gaming PC out of standard hardware and LEGO bricks is pretty impressive. Integrating an all new method of air-based graphics card cooling …

Awesome Power Of Nature Captured In Award-Winning Photography

The winners of the 2015 World Press Photo contest have been chosen, and the images are nothing short of breathtaking. The devastation of the Syrian …

Orangutans

Being Wrong About Fundamental Physics Is Pretty Exciting Too

New antineutrino results from China don't yet have an explanation, which is maybe a good thing.<p><i>Correction: An earlier version of this article identified the Daya Bay research as originating in Japan, while the researchers and institutions involved are from China. The post has since been updated.</i> …

The 10 Best Scotch Whiskies Under $40

Last summer, Eater took a look at the best affordable whiskeys under $35. The list was open to all whiskey categories, and ended up quite bourbon-dominant. Only one Scotch made the original list, The Glenlivet 12.<p>Here, the focus is entirely on the best affordable Scotch, with a slightly elevated …

Short Documentary Tells the Story of the Last Rolls of E6 Film Developed by Orms

Earlier this year, renowned Cape Town photography store Orms developed their last roll of slide film through the E6 process. To bring the era of a …

After a 'Year' on Mars, What's Next for Curiosity?

It takes Mars almost twice as long as Earth to rotate around the Sun.<p>Tuesday marks 687 days — one full <i>Martian</i> year — since NASA's Curiosity rover …

Kerry Says U.S. Air Strikes in Iraq Would Be 'Act of Irresponsibility'

Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday ruled out U.S. air strikes in Iraq so long as its government remains fractured along sectarian lines and …

The US and Iraqi Kurds: Good will hunting? | US & Canada

US Secretary of State John Kerry's visit to Iraq comes at a crucial moment, with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and its grouping of allies sweeping through swathes of the country picking up weapons, money and support as they move south. Iraq is at a perilous juncture.<p>The message …

Syrian warplanes reportedly strike in Iraq, killing 57 civilians

Reports that Syrian warplanes carried out a cross-border attack on Iraqi towns this week is further evidence of the blurring between the two countries' borders as they face an offensive by Islamic extremists.<p>At least 57 Iraqi civilians were killed and more than 120 others were wounded by what local …

Iraq crisis: Key oil refinery 'seized by rebels'

<b>Sunni rebels in Iraq say they have fully captured the country's main oil refinery at Baiji, north of Baghdad.</b><p>The refinery had been under siege for 10 days with the militant offensive being repulsed several times.<p>US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Irbil, northern Iraq, for a second day of talks …