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Stephen Hawking died

Stephen Hawking died

One of the most famous modern physicists, the science-popularizer Stephen Hawking, died. The famous scientist died in his house in Cambridge on March 14, the . Close relatives reported his death in the morning...
Samsung receives a patent for a “flying display” controlled by eye movements

Samsung receives a patent for a “flying display” controlled by eye movements

Samsung continues to come up with unusual solutions for displays. The latest Galaxy models with curved sides of the screens have left few people surprised. At a closed show during the CES-2018 exhibition, the...
SpaceX has finally launched the first satellites for the worldwide telecommunications network

SpaceX has finally launched the first satellites for the worldwide telecommunications network

SpaceX delayed the launch of Falcon 9, with three satellites on board, for several days. Finally, on February 22nd the rocket was successfully launched and put the Spanish PAZ satellite as well as two SpaceX...
iOS update protects from the "magic" symbol in Telugu

iOS update protects from the "magic" symbol in Telugu

Apple released an update for its devices which fixed an unusual bug: due to one symbol జ్ఞ‌ా from the Telugu language, the company's devices rebooted and many applications such as iMessage, Facebook Messenger,...
The fight for network neutrality goes on

The fight for network neutrality goes on

The United States is to start abolishing some of the network neutrality rules on the 23rd of April. But for the time being there is no official date for the complete refusal of the law passed in 2015 that...

Apple stores your data on Google Cloud

The updated iOS security documentation confirms that Apple is using Google Cloud to store iCloud service data. Previously the company has used cloud services from Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft...

Swiss financial regulators publish a guide to ICO's

About a quarter of ICO's are held in Switzerland. This new way of financing projects continues to gain popularity, and the Swiss Financial Market Supervision Authority () has published a press release...

Litecoin has become one of the main cryptocurrencies of the darknet

In 2016, darknet users began to express dissatisfaction with the efficiency and cost of transactions on the Bitcoin network. Participants in risky transactions prefer the fastest and most anonymous payment...

Samsung released the biggest SSD

Samsung started the mass production of a solid-state drive with a volume of 30 TB.  The PM1643 model broke the previous record: the new SSD is twice as large as the 15 TB drive released in March 2016. The...

Boston Dynamics is torturing robots again

Boston Dynamics has recently shown, how a robot called SpotMini is helping the other one to open the door using his mechanical hand. The new video shows how a robot tries to leave the room but a man hinders...

Twitter made its first profit

Twitter reported a profit of $91 million in the last quarter of 2017. This was the first profitable quarter in the history of the company. For the last 12 years the social network has worked at a loss and has...

Crypto-billionaires will build a utopian city on the ruins of Puerto Rico

In 2017, Hurricane Maria destroyed the infrastructure of the island of Puerto Rico, including the power grid and communication lines. The region will need a long time to recover. Assistance has already been...

Durov Brothers reported on raising $ 850 million for Telegram and TON blockchain platform

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a notice on the offer of securities owned by Telegram Group Inc. and TON Issuer Inc. owned by Pavel and Nikolay Durov. Assets with a total value of $ 850...

Samourai Wallet developers invented how to send bitcoin via SMS

Samourai Wallet developers have created an application called Pony Direct allowing to send Bitcoins via standers SMS. The main idea of this development is to avoid censorship by state regulators. Samourai...

Brock Pierce is to create a decentralized charity organization and donate $ 1 billion to its foundation

Crypto-billionaire Brock Pierce worked as an actor at the Walt Disney Pictures studios at a young age. But due to his passion for video games Pierce left his creative career and started IT projects, and later...

Hackers built a hidden miner in thousands of state sites in the US and UK

Scott Helme, the information security specialist reported on the distribution of the script for monero mining on sites, most of which are owned by US and British government agencies. Ummm, so yeah, this is...

Microsoft develops a decentralized identification system

Microsoft Identity Division is a department working on the development of Microsoft Authenticator.  It has been working on a decentralized system for the identification and storage of personal data for a year,...

Tesla to create the biggest virtual power station in Australia

South Australian state authorities in cooperation with Tesla launch a pilot project aimed to create the largest virtual power plant. During the experiment solar mini-power plants will be equipped with 1,100...

Apple patents a non-contact stylus

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has filed a new patent from Apple. It looks like Apple engineers decided to make a contactless stylus allowing to conduct professional work with images on...

The part of Coincheck's stolen cryptocurrency was found on the YoBit cryptoexchange

The Japanese newspaper Mainichi Shimbun reported that XEM tokens (the designation of NEM cryptocurrency) stolen at Coincheck were found that on the Russian stock exchange YoBit. The approximate cost of funds...

Skydio quadcopter won’t get lost in the forest

Modern drone for aero surveillance are very good in open field but the majority of them do not navigate good in case of any obstacles like tree branches. For safety reasons manufacturers often limit the...

Microsoft buys the startup PlayFab, to win the online games market

The gaming industry is moving away from desktop solutions to cloud services that do not require expensive personal computers with high-end components. The computation of complex graphics and physics in games...

TRAPPIST-1 system may have habitable planets

There are seven in red dwarf TRAPPIST-1. In early 2018 scientists came to the conclusion that three of them are located in the habitable zone, that is conditions prevailing there are close to those on the...

Windows Vulnerability with customer Telegram enabled to disseminate malware and do cryptocurrencies mining

Kaspersky Laboratories, the antivirus company informed about the 0-day vulnerability in the Telegram. The Company’s experts have discovered that hackers were able to disseminate malware and get access to the...