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A criminal kidnapped his acquaintance for $1.8 million in ETH

A criminal kidnapped his acquaintance for $1.8 million in ETH

With the popularity of cryptocurrencies, the number of people who want to earn money grows. But not everyone wants to dive into the technology. For example, 35-year-old Louis Mesa from New York City decided to...
Hackers stole data from 1.7 million Imgur users

Hackers stole data from 1.7 million Imgur users

Imgur, one of the most popular image hosting sites, which has more than 150 million accounts registered on their site, has reported the theft of user data going as far back as 2014. The hackers managed to...
Charlie Lee sold his Litecoin in order not to influence the market

Charlie Lee sold his Litecoin in order not to influence the market

Charlie Lee decided to sell all his decided to sell all of his savings in Litecoin. The founder of the second bitcoin fork in the history explained that he did it to avoid conflicts of interest. Now Litecoin...
eBay will add payment in Bitcoin

eBay will add payment in Bitcoin

Vice President of eBay, Scott Cutler, said that the company is seriously thinking about the payment of goods in Bitcoin. Cryptocurrency is what everyone is discussing today. It is becoming more and more...
GMO will pay employees with Bitcoins

GMO will pay employees with Bitcoins

The Japanese GMO Internet Group will pay salaries in cryptocurrency. With the help of the new payment system of the company, more than 4,700 employees will receive part of their salary in Bitcoins as early as...

Payment in IQ. Online encyclopedia Everipedia will switch to blockchain

Larry Sanger is best known as one of the co-founders of Wikipedia. He created the underlying principles of the Wiki community and also came up with the very name of the encyclopedia. Today, Sanger is among...

Bitcoin futures are more expensive than the coin itself

The recent rapid rise in the price of Bitcoin to $18,000 occurred against the backdrop of the preparation of stock exchanges for the trade of Bitcoin futures (XBT). The exchanges expect to attract investors...

AT&T gains positions on the AI-front

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most popular trends in the modern IT industry. Almost all technology companies have set up research groups and develop their projects in this direction. The...

Monero developers will add multi-signatures

Monero (XMR) was established in 2014 as a cryptocurrency focused on increased anonymity. Unlike Bitcoin, Monero's supply is not limited. Developers continue to develop the cryptocurrency and in the next...

It turns out that Uber was hacked in 2016

Hackers managed to steal personal data from 50 million passengers and 7 million Uber drivers. The incident occurred in 2016, but it has only recently become known. The attackers demanded $100,000 from Uber....

Google spied on Android users, but says that there won't be any more

Reporters at Quartz conducted an investigation and found out that Google was collecting data about the location of Android users even if the location setting was disabled. Since the beginning of this year,...

UK Ministry of Justice will implement blockchain for for the verification of digital evidence

UK Ministry of Justice got interested in the technology of blockchain. The department plans to create a special registry with video recordings from the crime scene for optimization of litigation and...

New source of renewable energy which is more profitable than nuclear fusion

The scientists Marek Carliner from the University of Tel Aviv and Jonathan Rosner from the University of Chicago  have published  the article in Nature, where they theoretically described quark synthesis, the...

Startup Tether announced the theft of tokens for $ 30 million dollars

The cryptocurrency startup Tether announced a hacker attack resulted in the theft. Hackers manage to transfer $30 950 010 in company tokens from the wallet Tether Treasury to a non-authorized bitcoin address...

The quantum race has begun

Robert Shelkopf is a professor at Yale University whose work is currently being used by IBM, Intel, and Google in the design of quantum computers. Long-term storage of information in a quantum system requires...

New from Tesla: Electric “Semi Truck” and supercar “Roadster”

Tesla engineers seem to work like steelmakers at a blast furnace: new products of the company appear constantly and everyone of them becomes a new word in their area. Semi Truck A presentation of an electric...

YouTube helps musicians sell tickets

YouTube has announced the beginning of cooperation with the ticketing service Ticketmaster. Now you can find information about upcoming concerts and links to purchase tickets below the video clips of your...

New robot SpotMini from Boston Dynamics: even more perfect and in a yellow case

Boston Dynamics robots are one of the most recognizable in appearance and have outstanding characteristics. Most of all they are known for their stability and good "vestibular apparatus." A video in which a...

Tesla buys Perbix. Elon Musk is not giving up

Recently, Tesla has experienced serious difficulties. The pace of production of their Model 3 is much lower than the promised 5000 cars per week, and the situation will not be corrected until the end of the...

Complete skin regeneration with transgenic stem cells

In early November an article was published in “Nature” which claimed a great victory for modern medicine. Two years ago, a boy with bullous epidermolysis underwent a transgenic skin transplant which was grown...

Tesla’s autopilot is no worse than a live driver

The problem of autopilots is that they are expected to show impeccable properties in relation to driving safety. And if the electronic will not work, even in a very difficult case, the credibility of the...

Zunum Aero will create electric planes for regional flights

American startup, Zunum Aero, is developing a line of small hybrid propulsion aircraft. The company aims to transform the regional air travel market where it is not profitable to use large aircraft. New...

Cryptocurrency in the fight against cybercrime

The anti-cybercrime police in Benton County, Arkansas are trying to be one step ahead of criminals operating on the darknet. Law enforcement officers have begun to mine bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in...

Bytether: the hybrid of two top cryptocurrencies with respect of their capitalisation

Today there are more than 2000 different cryptocurrencies and the number is growing. Many projects are based on the program code of well known cryptocurrencies. That means they are basically forks of parent...