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Telegram breakdown on March 29

Telegram breakdown on March 29

On March 29, 2018, Telegram messenger was not functioning in Europe, Middle East and CIS for about three hours. Both applications and the web version of the service did not work. Our users in Europe, Middle...
Twitter follows Facebook and Google and bans ICO and cryptocurrencies ads

Twitter follows Facebook and Google and bans ICO and cryptocurrencies ads

Twitter changes its advertising policy. ICO and cryptocurrencies advertising is banned in the social network starting from March, 27, 2018. The company announced that the new rules will protect users from...
Detectify raised € 5 million for a vulnerability scanner of websites

Detectify raised € 5 million for a vulnerability scanner of websites

A swedish company called Detectify developing a vulnerability scanner of websites has raised  €5 million. Insight Venture Partners ison the top of the investors list. Paua Ventures and Inventure have also...
#DeleteFacebook. Social network problems continue

#DeleteFacebook. Social network problems continue

Due to investigations of american magazines it became known about the leakage of personal data of almost 50 million facebook users. Cambridge Analytica claiming to conduct a sociological survey has collected...
The creators of Signal's secure messenger will open a fund to support the project

The creators of Signal's secure messenger will open a fund to support the project

Signal developers have always put the principles of protecting personal data and confidentialty first. Thanks to cryptography and open source encryption, the popular messenger is providing users with free and...

The Shape application will teach you how to invest in accordance with ethical principles

The English startup Shape has released a beta version of its iOS application which will help to trade not only under the laws of the market, but also taking into account ethical principles. The service is...

Tapplock One smart lock can be opened with a fingerprint, via smartphone or by the Morse code

Identification of the owner by fingerprint has long come to the world of smartphones and is increasingly used for various smart devices. It is possible to lose the key or forget the code when using padlocks...

AR will help eBay sellers optimally pack the goods

eBay online retailer has implemented AR into its recent update for Android. Augmented reality  will help sellers choose the right size of the delivery box. All you have to do to check out this new function is...

Starsky Robotics has raised $ 16.5 million to develop unmanned trucks

Manufacturers of cars and trucks are seeking to take a leading position in the emerging market of unmanned vehicles. Starsky Robotics believes that the task of creating an autonomous transport is far from...

The startup Qarnot will release a miner and a house heater

The French company, Qarnot, will release an unusual household appliance that simultaneously functions as a cryptocurrency miner and a space heater. The QC1 crypto-heater combines a computer with two powerful...

Status - A mobile platform with its own cryptocurrency

Many developers are attracted to the idea of combining the function of an instant messenger and a payment instrument. For example, the creators of Telegram collected $850 million to create the TON blockchain...

IBM has introduced a tiny cheap computer supporting blockchain

IBM has represented the smallest in the world computer at its conference IBM Think 2018. Several hundred thousand transistors, SRAM memory, a solar battery and a communication module based on a light-emitting...

The startup Atomwise has attracted $45 million to search for new drugs using AI

Founded in 2012, the startup Atomwise develops neural networks for the search for new drugs. The creators believe that the methods of deep machine learning can save time and money on the development of drugs...

MoviePass monitors users' locations

Speaking at the Hollywood financial forum, MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe said that the company collects information about the location of its customers. The service MoviePass sells tickets to visit movie theatres...

The Boring Company gives priority to public transport

The Boring Company is continuing to develop a system of urban underground tunnels. But now the new transport network will primarily be designed for pedestrians. In 2016 Elon Musk spoke about the idea of...

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

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

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 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

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...