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Blockchain: A Very Short History Of Ethereum Everyone Should Read

Even those who are not familiar with blockchain are likely to have heard about Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency and payment system that uses the technology. Another platform called Ethereum, that also uses blockchain, is predicted by some experts to overtake Bitcoin this year.<p><b>What is Ethereum?</b><p>Ethereum …

Cryptocurrency

35 Amazing Real World Examples Of How Blockchain Is Changing Our World

It’s quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more than just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing every day.<p>Here is a list of 35 which I have come across. While some may fail to live up to their promises, …

Blockchain

Google's Genius Productivity Hack Will Change How You Innovate

Its mantra is #MonkeyFirst<p>At Google X, the company's "moonshot factory," the mantra is "#MonkeyFirst." The idea is that if you want to get a monkey to recite Shakespeare on a pedestal, you start by training the monkey, not building the pedestal, because training the monkey is the hard part. Anyone …

Amazing moment hero whale saves snorkeler from shark by hiding her under giant fin while pushing her to safety

This is the heart-stopping moment a giant 50,000-pound humpback whale protected an unsuspecting snorkeler from a SHARK by pushing her through the …

Cook Islands

How to Track Santa's Journey Today on iPhone and iPad

As it has done in previous holiday seasons, Google today began tracking Santa's journey on the web, mobile web for iOS, as well as on Android mobile and Android TV. With the tool, you can easily track Santa's trip as he delivers presents around the world in real time, including an estimated arrival …

Action Launcher beta now works with Android Oreo's Adaptive Icons

Our favorite third-party launcher is getting a nice, delicious Oreo boost with its new beta.<p>Action Launcher v28, which is currently on its second …

An entire MBA in one course — for just $15

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Wish you had a little more business acumen, but …

Fidget spinners, ranked by design

In this strange new world, there are those who fidget spin and there are those who wish this toy trend would run its course already, oh my god.<p>For …

Startup step-by-step: Why I’m doing another startup

The desire to create is a hard one to kill. I’ve had it all my life, from the comic books and music I made with my grade school friend Rick to the books I wrote and tried to write to the projects I built over the years. Now it’s become easier and, in a way, harder, to make something meaningful …

How to set up an Android phone for your kid

Parents can test Google's new Family Link app, which makes Android phones safer and more secure for kids.<p>Smartphones and children have a tricky relationship. While phones can be entertainment centers for kids, these devices are designed for adults and leave children's privacy and innocence …

How the World’s Oldest Computer Worked: Reconstructing the 2,200-Year-Old Antikythera Mechanism

In 1900, Greek sponge divers discovered a shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera. The artifacts they came back up with included money, …

Astronomy

Watch how the E92 M3's V8 amazing engine was built

The E90/E92 M3’s V8 engine is often regarded as one of the best engines ever built by BMW. Derived from the BMW S85 V10 engine used in the M5/M6, it …

Motorcycles

Follow the f/8 Rule to Shoot Excellent Street Photos on the Go

Your camera’s manual exposure settings can be complicated. Rules of thumb are useful for figuring out the right settings to go with. For example, if …

Aperture

RANKED: The 10 best movies of 2016

So needless to say, there were a lot of great titles in the running for my 10 best this year.<p>It was hard, but here they are — the films that confirmed why I love going to the movies so much (plus a couple that I felt needed to be mentioned).

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

The 25 coolest concept cars revealed this year so far

Automakers are pushing bold, innovative ideas forward with their latest concept cars.<p>Whether it's a car with nothing inside but a sofa and TV or an electric car resembling the Batmobile, concept cars give us a glimpse of how technology will shape the future of driving.<p>Scroll down for our round-up …

OLEDs

How to beat the innovation rot when your company scales

Most companies start out innovative. They have a good idea, put a team in place, and if the stars align they’ll make it through the first year without running out of cash. Getting this far isn’t as hard as you might think: According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, 75 percent of new businesses survive …

Jeff Bezos

Top 10 DIY Projects That Will Teach You A Ton About Tech

DIY isn’t always the easiest way to do something, but it’s usually the most informative and educational one. This week, let’s check out some great …

Raspberry Pi

Self-Driving Mercedes Will Be Programmed To Sacrifice Pedestrians To Save The Driver

Mercedes gets around the moral issues of self-driving cars by deciding that–of course–drivers are more important than anyone else.<p>When they crash, self-driving Mercedes will be programmed to save the driver, and not the person or people they hit. That’s the design decision behind the Mercedes …

Mercedes-Benz

3 Exciting Concepts Being Tested Inside Marriott's New Innovation Incubator

Marriott International's flagship brand celebrated the opening of M Beta at Charlotte Marriott City Center this week. Moving forward, the hotel will …

How to Attract More Innovative Employees to Your Workplace

Is your asset tracking solution accurate and reliable? Here's what you can expect of asset management in the workplace of the future.<p>Hiring talent is likely the single most important duty business leaders face--and retaining said talent comes in at a razor-close second. Great business leaders know …

How to give your Android phone a Microsoft makeover

Bringing the look, feel and functionality of Microsoft's ecosystem to your Android phone.<p>Windows Phone is in an odd place right now — an argument …