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The startup “Promobot” will begin to sell robot consultants in the U.S.

The startup “Promobot” will begin to sell robot consultants in the U.S.

A Russian company, Promobot, is developing robot assistants in the service sector. Promobot already sells robots in Russia and 18 other countries. A recently concluded contract with the American company,...
You can now create channels on “WhatsApp” (just like on Telegram)

You can now create channels on “WhatsApp” (just like on Telegram)

One of the most popular instant messengers, “WhatsApp”, introduced a channel function starting on June 29th. Group chats can now be switched to “broadcast only” mode and only administrators can post there. In...
Facebook updates their advertising policy regarding cryptocurrency

Facebook updates their advertising policy regarding cryptocurrency

In January 2017, Facebook tightened its advertising policy. The ban included cryptocurrencies, ICO's, and other digital financial instruments, such as binary options. Other large IT companies, such as Twitter...
Tom Lee: the current correction is driven by the expiry of Bitcoin futures contracts

Tom Lee: the current correction is driven by the expiry of Bitcoin futures contracts

Tom Le, one of the most renowned analysts in the crypto world, believes that the Bitcoin slipped last week due to expiry of the next scheduled Bitcoins futures contracts on the Chicago Board of Options...
A record for Litecoin

A record for Litecoin

Litecoin rose sharply on May 29th. Its average market price increased by 7% in a few hours. The coin's rate was $122 and, according to experts, it could go up to $130. Analysts predicted three important levels...

Digital pirate, Kim Dotcom, launches a crypto-platform for monetizing content

Kim Dotcom is known to many internet users as the creator of the file sharing Megaupload. In 2012, the businessman was arrested by New Zealand police at the request of U.S. authorities. Dotcom was accused of...

Boston Dynamics starts mass production of robots

One of the most famous robot development companies, Boston Dynamics, will begin selling its robots in 2019. Since its foundation in 1992, the company has completed several orders for . But in 2015 the military...

Reddit user encodes the key to a wallet with 1 BTC in a picture

In a Reddit thread devoted to Bitcoin, a puzzle appeared worth 1 BTC. The user with the nickname “cryptogreetings” posted a picture with a cloud of words and numbers from Satoshi Nakamoto's article about...

Happy Bitcoin pizza day!

The cryptocurrency community once again is marking "Bitcoin Pizza Day". May 22nd, 2010 cryptoenthusiast Lazlo Hanesh decided to buy a pizza with Bitcoin. At that time it was impossible to buy goods with...

Telegram tests its user identification service. WhatsApp sees a serious competitor.

The messenger service Telegram has started testing its External Secure ID service, which will be a convenient way to identify users on the new TON (Telegram Open Network) platform. The service will combine...

The creator of the world's most powerful pocket PC collected 37 times more than planned on Indiegogo

Hong Kong engineer Leo Cheung has developed a Mini PC pocket computer with a built-in 5-inch display and operates as a normal PC. The computer, which is comparable in size to the average smartphone, runs on...

People from the future can attend Stephen Hawking's farewell ceremony

The famous British physicist Stephen Hawking will be buried in Westminster Abbey. The farewell ceremony which is scheduled for June 15th will not only have family and friends of the scientist in attendance,...

Tokenised Tor. Orchid Labs plans to become a decentralised Internet provider

Internet, which took decades to develop as a free platform for information exchange, more and more often is becoming an instrument of spying and censorship in the contemporary world. Orchid Labs, a California...

The startup IR WAY is developing a night vision system for drivers that has raised 8 million rubles

The Russian company IR WAY won first place in the technological startups accelerator, GenerationS 2017, and has received financing of 8 million rubles ($129,000) for the further development of their...

Goldman Sachs launches bitcoin futures trading

Goldman Sachs – one of the major investment banks - is to launch bitcoin futures in near future. The Company will offer its customers a more flexible crypto currency derivative – a settlement forward contract...

Apple will finance an adaptation of Isaac Asimov's "Foundation" series

In mid-2017 Skydance Television bought the rights to adapt the famous fantasty series "Foundation" by Isaac Asimov and is planning to shoot a full-length television series. The project is supported by Apple,...

The space hotel “Aurora Station” will be launched by 2022

The emergence of private space companies not only contributes to the technological and scientific development of mankind, but also brings the time of mass space tourism closer. Orion Span presented the...

UVL Robotics has attracted $300,000 for the production of drones

The Russian startup, UVL Robotics, is one of the graduates of the accelerator for industrial start-ups HSE {100K}, which was organized by the Higher School of Economics in conjunction with the Phystech...

The 17-millionth bitcoin is mined

Bitcoin network has produced 17 million coins. The mining pool BTC.com has calculated another block which has lead to increased bitcoin numbers to a round number. The number of coins in the bitcoin protocol...

Hacker extorts 0.1 BTC for decoding the website of the Ukrainian Ministry of Energy

A hacker calling himself X~zakaria has hacked a website of the Ukrainian Ministry of Energy and cole industry and encrypted all its files. He requested to transfer 0,1 BTC to his e-wallet for decoding.  Ha...

MyEtherWallet is compromised again

The owners of MyEtherWallet cryptocurrency wallets started to post on Reddit and Twitter about problems with the service on April 24. When trying to log in, users were sent to phishing sites that intercepted...

Tap2Pay allows to make payments directly in messengers

Many online retailers require a separate registration and filling out different forms. A Belorussian startup called Tap2Pay offers to substantially simplify Internet purchases and perform them with a couple of...

Zuckerberg appears in front of the U.S. Senate with apologies, and seems to have restored investor's confidence

Facebook's shares rose by 4.5% after almost a five-hour speech by the comapny's head in front of the U.S. Senate. The highest growth in stock price since 2016 and returned $2.8 billion to Mark Zuckerberg and...

Telegram collects another $850 million in the second round of its ICO

The Durov brothers attracted additional funding for the development of Telegram and the development of a blockchain platform for the messenger. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published a...
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