Monthly Archives: October 2017

Bitcoin futures at largest regulated exchange

CME Group Inc , the world’s largest exchange owner, reversed course today and said it plans to introduce bitcoin futures by the end of the year, only a month after dismissing such a plan. The largest cryptocurrency, which has surged

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F35 maintenance facilities are 6 years behind schedule and fixing a part can take 6 months

F-35 stealth jets are having significantly longer repair times than planned because maintenance facilities are six years behind schedule. The time to repair a part has averaged 172 days — “twice the program’s objective” — the Government Accountability Office, Congress’s

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Lifesaver drones will soon be auto-detecting sharks and shouting at swimmers from above

Drone technology seems to be exploding in two different directions: camera drones for aerial videography, and drones with AI deep learning capabilities for a wide range of different commercial and industrial purposes. The ability to get up high, take in

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Lifesaver drones will soon be auto-detecting sharks and shouting at swimmers from above

Drone technology seems to be exploding in two different directions: camera drones for aerial videography, and drones with AI deep learning capabilities for a wide range of different commercial and industrial purposes. The ability to get up high, take in

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Attosecond-scale X-ray laser pulse is the shortest controlled event ever created by humans

The microscopic world of atoms and electrons is still shrouded in mystery. Not just because it’s tiny in physical scale, but also because everything that happens down there happens incredibly fast. To better understand molecular events, scientists use short-pulse X-ray

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Attosecond-scale X-ray laser pulse is the shortest controlled event ever created by humans

The microscopic world of atoms and electrons is still shrouded in mystery. Not just because it’s tiny in physical scale, but also because everything that happens down there happens incredibly fast. To better understand molecular events, scientists use short-pulse X-ray

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A $20 Wi-Fi camera? Yup! WyzeCam makes affordable home security a reality

I am a strong believer in home Wi-Fi security cameras. Being able to monitor my house while away is a godsend. Yeah, it is great for security purposes, but you know where else these products shine? Pets! Yeah, with one

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Slack is still down and it’s past 5 o’clock, so go home (Update: It’s back)

 Slack has been down for just over an hour, according to its official status page — which itself was down when I first checked a few minutes after the widely-used productivity tool bit it for us. At this point the

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In their first Russia hearing, tech giants try to placate Congress (with mixed results)

 On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee kicked off the first of three hearings this week examining the relationship between social media and Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The hearings mark the first time that lawmakers will hear

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Chevy turns the Colorado ZR2 into a proper off-road expedition pickup

With its innovative Multimatic DSSV dampers, rugged good looks, front and rear differential locks, and robust standard features package, the Chevy Colorado ZR2 seems poised to elbow its way into the overland expedition pickup segment that is usually dominated comfortably

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Chevy turns the Colorado ZR2 into a proper off-road expedition pickup

With its innovative Multimatic DSSV dampers, rugged good looks, front and rear differential locks, and robust standard features package, the Chevy Colorado ZR2 seems poised to elbow its way into the overland expedition pickup segment that is usually dominated comfortably

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Meet the Fake Celebrities Dreamed Up by AI

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How Windows Mixed Reality wants to tempt you into mid-range VR

You may well have heard of Mixed Reality headsets, lower cost VR devices that work with Windows 10, and it’s likely you’ll be hearing much more about them in the months ahead. So how do they compare with the premium

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How Windows Mixed Reality wants to tempt you into mid-range VR

You may well have heard of Mixed Reality headsets, lower cost VR devices that work with Windows 10, and it’s likely you’ll be hearing much more about them in the months ahead. So how do they compare with the premium

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Congress grills Facebook, Twitter, Google on shells hiding election meddlers

 How can Internet giants know that innocent-seeming US companies aren’t actually shell vehicles for malicious foreign actors to buy ads to interfere with elections? The short answer is they can’t, and that drew questioning from a congressional probe today into

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To Secure the Grid, Use a Darknet and Quantum Encryption

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EVE Valkyrie developer CCP Games goes cold on VR

 In another sign of scales majorly falling off of eyes where VR is concerned, games developer CCP Games — which made an big early bet on virtual reality gaming — is pulling the plug on two of its studios that

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The new Skype for Desktop 8 is here (whether you like it or not)

Keeping in touch with other users is essential for your business. We use Skype to keep in touch with contacts all over the world, from freelancers writers, through to key contacts. With this in mind, all we want is a relatively

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USB power converter brings pedalboard portability

Mobile guitarists looking for a way to power a small pedalboard with a portable battery pack can rejoice. Mission Engineering has launched what’s claimed to be the world’s first USB power converter, allowing noodlers to power up to five pedals

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USB power converter brings pedalboard portability

Mobile guitarists looking for a way to power a small pedalboard with a portable battery pack can rejoice. Mission Engineering has launched what’s claimed to be the world’s first USB power converter, allowing noodlers to power up to five pedals

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