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The Bitcoin system will drastically change in 2017

Bitcoin continues to be as popular as it is volatile. Prices have been fluctuating since the beginning of the year, hitting an all-time high...
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Symantec loses Google’s trust over fishy SSL Certificates

Google has announced that it will no longer trust Symantec SSL and TLS certificates after finding over 30,000 certificates wrongly issued by the company....
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Luxury Technology Show 2017: The three weirdest products

The 2017 Luxury Technology Show took place this week at New York City’s Metropolitan Pavilion. The event was full of extravagant tech items and...
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Uber has 99 problems, but its autonomous cars aren’t one

Uber Technologies has suspended testing of self-driving vehicles in Arizona and Pittsburgh, following a car crash in Tempe on Saturday. The crash involved a...
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Senate agrees to roll back FCC’s user privacy rules

On Thursday afternoon, the U.S. Senate voted to repeal FCC rules that establish internet service providers cannot collect user data without their consent. To...
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Apple patents a couple of new devices, and they’re weird

A new Apple patent surfaced on Thursday, depicting what looks like different versions of a dummy MacBook that pairs with other flagship products. An...
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XB-1 Supersonic Demonstrator: The future of air traveling

Boom Technology announced on Wednesday their Series A funding round had just closed, with investments closing at $33 million. The startup’s budget is now...
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NASA tests the Valkyrie R5, a mech that could colonize Mars

Over the weekend, TechCrunch reported on an exclusive piece NASA was testing a robot that could someday prepare human settlements in other planets. Valkyrie...
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Meet Context 958, a British 700-year-old man

At this year’s Cambridge Science Festival, researchers from the University of Cambridge and the University of Dundee reconstructed the face of Context 958, an ordinary...
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Artificial Intelligence takes Gene Therapy to the next level

Medicine remains one of the most challenging fields for scientists to solve problems, but a new technique to combat rare diseases is becoming increasingly...
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HTT to beat SpaceX by launching the first Hyperloop capsule

On Tuesday, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) announced it was building a Passenger Hyperloop Capsule. The pod would be the first production model of its kind...
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Apple to release the new Red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus...

On Tuesday, Apple unveiled a couple of limited edition iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus models that come in a new color: red. Part...
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Watch Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos piloting a mech

Over the weekend, Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos was present at the company’s Machine Learning, Home Automation, Robotics, and Space Exploration (MARS) conference. There, he...
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Why are senior executives leaving a company like Uber?

Recode exclusively reported over the weekend that Uber’s president, Jeff Jones, planned to leave the company. He confirmed it on Sunday, followed by the resignation...
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YouTube apologizes for including ads in offensive videos

Google’s President of EMEA Business and Operations, Matt Brittin, publicly apologized for the ad scandal on YouTube this morning at the Advertising Week Europe...
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Intel: The Optane DC P4800X SSD is now available

Intel took the wraps off its first 3D XPoint product: the Optane DC P4800X SSD. The drive is aimed at enterprise customers, offering 375...
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Google makes JPEGs smaller with a new compression algorithm

Google Research announced last Thursday a new file compression algorithm that makes JPEGs up to 35% smaller in comparison with current standards. The new...
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Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Army present the Mehel 2.0

Lockheed Martin announced on Thursday their intentions to deliver a 60 kW beam combined fiber laser to the U.S. Army in the coming months....
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Buzz Aldrin’s Cycling Pathways to Mars debuts at SXSW

Earlier this week at South by Southwest (SXSW), the production company 8i joined Buzz Aldrin to present a VR film titled ‘Buzz Aldrin’s Cycling...
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Company uses smart sex toys to illegally collect user data

Standard Innovation, a sex toy maker based in Ontario, Canada, has been found guilty of collecting user data without their consent. The company did...
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Google: DeepMind’s AI now learns like humans do

Google scientists of the machine learning division DeepMind have developed a new deep learning technique that resembles how human memory works. Using the Elastic...
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Microsoft teaches visually impaired kids coding basics

Microsoft Research has developed a program to teach visually impaired children the foundations of coding. It is called Project Torino, and it uses physical...
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Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Vs. Apple’s iPhone 8: What to expect

Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will roll out soon. On the other hand, the iPhone 8 is not coming out until Septembre. This year...
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McDonald’s makes fun of Trump’s hands via Twitter

On early Tuesday, McDonald’s corporate account on Twitter was compromised by hackers. The cyber criminals posted an offensive tweet aimed at President Donald Trump,...