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

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

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 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

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

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...

Boston Dynamics’ Robots Learn Cooperation

Boston Dynamics Company has posted a video where a SpotMini robot helps another one to open the door. SpotMini is the Company’ four-legged robot that looks like a dog. The first test videos showed a robot...

A3 has successfully tested unmanned air taxi

A³, a subsidiary Airbus is working on a project of an unmanned flying taxi called Vahana since 2016. On January 31, 2018  the company has tested a full-size prototype, which was named Alpha One. The aircraft...

Facebook bans the advertising of Crypto-Currencies and ICO's

Facebook is continuing to tighten the rules of advertising on its site. This time, the social network decided not to provide advertising services to companies associated with crypto-currencies and ICO's. The...

Line instant messenger will have its own cryptoexchange

The Japanese company Line Corporation, which is developing the Line messenger, plans to add the possibility of exchanging cryptocurrency for its users. The monthly volume of the messenger is about 200 million...

Bitcoin's price tumbles as Bitfinex and Tether head to court

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission of the United States (CTFC) summoned representatives of Bitfinex and Tether. As it turned out, the companies had received the notice on December 6th, 2017. Tether...

Steve Wozniak "no longer believes" Elon Musk and is "tired" of Bitcoin

Steve Wozniak is one of the pioneers of the IT industry and therefore his public statements rarely go unnoticed. At the same time, the famous engineer has repeatedly changed his attitude to these or other...

Binance resumed work and is thanking users for their support

Binance, the popular Hong Kong crypto exchange announced it resumes the work after solving technical problems. Problems while synchronizing the data caused the exchange to fail for more than a day. Now the...

Intel has introduced a compact and powerful Xeon D-2100 for cloud systems

Intel announced the release of Xeon D-2100 processor. The company calls the new "system-on-chip" (SoC) development, emphasizing that engineers have been able to optimize 14 nm technology and create a compact...

Falcon Heavy successfully launched the Elon Musk’s cabriolet into space

The long-awaited start of the Falcon Heavy cargo rocket finally took place and was successful. SpaceX has launched the most heavily loaded rocket on February 6 from the cosmodrome at cape Canaveral in...

«Volatility Index» and the largest stock market decline since 2011

Stock markets around the world have seriously subsided: on February 5 and 6, 2018, trades were held with a record fall since 2011. Dow Jones fell by 4.6%, the S & P500 lost 4.1%. A sharp correction in the...

Y Combinator is interested in the fight against aging

Y Combinator has launched a program to support biological start-ups which are at the laboratory research stage. YC Bio's initiative will primarily support development aimed at combating aging. President of Y...

PITTA – A multifunctional modular camera-drone

The startup Eyedea Inc. has created an interesting gadget, PITTA, which combines the capabilities of drones, action cameras, and streaming cameras by using a modular system. The developers of PITTA have...

BMW acquires the Parkmobile app in order to cope with urban traffic

BMW has acquired the company Parkmobile, which has developed a smartphone application for parking conveniently. BMW Group has been a minority shareholder since 2014 and owned a subsidiary of Parkmobile Group...

50 qubit quantum computer from IBM

IBM presented a quantum computer with a capacity of 50 qubits at CES 2018 in Las Vegas. The power of the new computer will solve computing problems that is not possible for conventional silicon chips. IBM's...