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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 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...
IOTA in collaboration with Volkswagen will launch blockchain cars by 2019

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

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,...

Liechtenstein Bank issues its own token

Union Bank AG from Liechtenstein has announced the release of its own cryptocurrency. This ambitious step will make it the world's first blockchain bank. They announced their intention in a press release on...

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...

Miracle did not happen: SEC rejected 9 applications for bitcoin-ETF

Almost a month all the crypto community was in a tense wait for theresults from SEC`s consideration over two bitcoins-ETF from ProShares. The company made an application under the protection of the well-known...

NEO's massive update could split the community

The developers of the NEO project have started creating a new version of the platform - NEO 3.0. Users will now be able to access both cross-platform and NEO smart contracts, and the network will be much more...

A new generation of Xbox: a powerful console for old-school players and a cloud solution for all devices

Microsoft is preparing two versions of a next-generation game console under the working title “Scarlett”. It seems that the company intends to attract new users and at the same time not to lose their old...

The startup OraSaifu has released a smart wallet for cryptocurrency and bank cards

Almost every person has at least a few banking, discount, or gift cards, and for some people they simply fill their wallets. What can we say about the owners of crypto-currencies, for which fast and easy...

Lufthansa and SAP will support blockchain projects in the field of aviation and travel

A division of the largest German airline, Lufthansa, which deals with innovation is working with the IT company, SAP, in order to host a competition for blockchain specialists. The organizers are sure that the...

Google is developing an alternative to Android

Google programmers are developing an operating system that will become a more advanced replacement for Android and will help them to compete with Apple. The new system, called Fuchsia, will focus on...

EOS: an updated platform in the top five cryptos

The co-founder of PayPal, Peter Thiel; the co-founder of Bitmain, Jihan Wu; the founder of Moore Capital Management LP, Louis Bacon; and the financial tycoon, Alan Howard are investors of block.one and have...

Vitalik Buterin estimates the cost of a spam-attack on the Ethereum network at $15 million

The Ethereum network has recently increased the cost of computing. Critics say the problem is in the poor scalability of the platform. The increased load directly affects the transaction fees. In addition,...

Bitcoin's rate went up after the G-20 meeting

At the international summit of financial regulators of the G-20 countries, which was held on July 21th-22nd in Buenos Aires, representatives of governments and central banks of the participating countries...

Google has been convicted of violating European antitrust laws again

The European Commission handed down a record fine of €4.3 billion to Alphabet corporation for violating anti-monopoly legislation. Representatives of the European Commission said that Google, which is part of...

The CFTC publishes a manual for ICO participants

A recent document from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) contains recommendations for those who are going to invest in an ICO and purchase tokens of a new blockchain start-up. The general...

Bitcoin Summer Fest: A blockchain party with a Latin American flavor

On July 27th-28th in the Colombian city of Medellin the Bitcoin Summer Fest was held. It brought hundreds of crypto-enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, investors, and developers together. The hotel San Fernando Plaza,...

Opener has released its BlackFly multi-copter

The Canadian startup company, Opener, has released a single seat multi-copter called BlackFly. It was designed for vertical take-off and landing (VTOL). One of the key features of the new vehicle is its ease...

Blockchain Summit London 2018

One of the largest European events dedicated to blockchain technology, Blockchain Summit London 2018, was held on June 26th and 27th. More than 120 speakers were invited to discuss how blockchain is being used...
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