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Jeff Bezos and his new dog from Boston Dynamics

Jeff Bezos and his new dog from Boston Dynamics

Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder has visited MARS conference with his new pet, SportMini, a robot of Boston Dynamics. Bezos tweeted he is simply “talking his new dog for a walk”. Taking my new dog for a walk at the...
Google and YouTube will ban the advertising of cryptocurrencies and ICO

Google and YouTube will ban the advertising of cryptocurrencies and ICO

Alphabet Inc. owing Google and YouTube made some changes in its advertising policy and will not advertise any cryptocurrencies, ICO and all connected to it anymore. The company representatives stated this...
Tesla was the victim of hidden mining

Tesla was the victim of hidden mining

For many hackers, the production of cryptocurrency by using outside computing power has become more attractive than, for example, data theft. By placing a hidden miner on the victim's site or server the...
Facebook shares drop  7% due to the scandal with Cambridge Analytica

Facebook shares drop 7% due to the scandal with Cambridge Analytica

Facebook reputation is in danger again. After information about the leakage of users' data shares of the company fell by more than 7%. This was the largest drop in FB quotes over the past four...
A self-driving Uber killed a bike driver

A self-driving Uber killed a bike driver

For the first time the tests of a self-driving car led to the death of a person. In Tempe, Arizona, the unmanned Volvo XC90 from Uber hit a woman who crossed the road on a bicycle in a dark place and not on a...

Germany publishes an explanation about ICO's

The German financial regulator () clarified the rules for conducting an ICO, thus reacting to the growth in the number of applications for the release of tokens. At the end of 2017, BaFin warned investors...

Google AI allows you to change the background in “YouTube Stories”

The creation of high-quality clips in which the characters are on an unusual, changing, or simply a monochrome background requires studio conditions: everyone has heard about the green (sometimes blue)...

Apple promises to create the biggest iPhone yet

It has become harder for Apple to surprise their fans. Of course, every new iPhone outperforms previous models in terms of performance, but there have been no revolutionary changes over the past few years...

Completely unmanned vehicles will be on the roads in California

A California transportion agency has approved new rules allowing for the testing of unmanned vehicles on public roads without a driver. Prior to this the autopilot system was tested with a man behind the wheel...

Miner embedded in Microsoft Word documents

A Microsoft Word function allowing you to insert video into documents became a loophole for hackers. It was possible to build-in a script for Monero mining into a document  together the EMBED-code. Since the...

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 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 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

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 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...