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LumenLab tests an insurance system on the blockchain

LumenLab tests an insurance system on the blockchain

The Singapore-based digital innovation technology center LumenLab has launched testing of a blockchain based insurance system that is designed for people with diabetes. LumenLab is a subsidiary of the...
SPRY: amphibian drone is able to fly and swim under water

SPRY: amphibian drone is able to fly and swim under water

SwellPro together with Urban Drones has released a waterproof drone SPRY, which can fly as well as swimming under water. Externally the quadcopter is similar to other devices of its class, but the camera and...
Japanese scientists will test the prototype of the space elevator

Japanese scientists will test the prototype of the space elevator

The idea of ​​an elevator that would move loads and people into orbit was suggested by Konstantin Tsiolkovsky in the 19th century. Researchers from the University of Shizuoka decided to take a step towards...

Facebook introduces a system for assessing the reputation of users

Facebook has decided to deal with fake news by using a new rating system for users. The company will use algorithms to analyze both official corporate accounts and ordinary users, and assign them a reputation...

FATF to Formulate Recommendations on Cryptocurrencies Turnover Soon

On September 4-5, 2018, FATF (the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering) is holding its FinTech RegTech Forum with the participation of representatives of EAG (the Eurasian Group for Combating Money...

Speech Analytics: automatic call analysis system with speech recognition

Many companies do not want or can not take into account the outflow of customers, which is due to poor support and poor performance of operators in the call center. Often the search for problems requires the...

IOTA in collaboration with Volkswagen will launch blockchain cars by 2019

Last time the list of IOTA partners is becoming more and more impressive.  But the most exciting partnership has been concluded between IOTA and Volkswagen. It is apparently that already in 2019 IOTA and...

The data of 130 million guests of Chinese hotels were compromised and put up for sale in a darknet

For 8 bitcoins (approximately $ 56,000), the buyer will have access to 141.5 GB of data. The dump contains the following information about each of the 130 million visitors: full name, mobile phone number,...

Qtum

Nothing in this world is perfect. Any system has some rough edges, no matter how innovative and progressive it is. And unfortunately blockchain is not an exception. It's possible to talk for a long time about...

UK to test 5G on the railroad

A new standard of mobile communication will ensure the Internet of things concept development. In addition, unmanned vehicles and buses will use 5G. The maximum data transfer rate in 5G networks reaches 1 Gbit...

Russian startup InDriver raised $ 10 million to launch a taxi service in the USA

The inDriver service from russian developers allows the user to agree on the terms of the trip directly with the taxi driver. Thus, price control is in the hands of passengers, and the company can not...

Facebook promises to use 100% renewable energy by the late 2020

The largest IT companies are switching to green energy. In 2017 Amazon provided half of the energy consumption from renewable sources, and Google moved all its units to solar and wind power. Facebook is...

The Sarafan.AI platform raised $ 1.3 million for the development of technology for clothing and beauty products recognition on photos in Instagram

Sarafan.AI russian startup developers provide a convenient way to interact between Instagram bloggers and brand clothing manufacturers. With the help of neural networks the service recognizes clothes in photos...

Bridge Protocol (IAM)

Description of the project Bridge Protocol is a project for creating a blockchain-protocol for digital identification. As the developers tell us, Bridge will help users rethink the storage, protection, and use...

Theta Token (THETA)

Description THETA is a platform whose purpose is to create a global system for the exchange of streaming video (livestream), including VR video. Theta supports a set of specialized smart contracts that will...