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Coinbase looking into insider trading following Bitcoin Cash launch

Coinbase is one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, so when it adds a new coin to its portfolio investors take notice. It is not uncommon for the price to see a big jump as a result: Litecoin,

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Litecoin founder Charlie Lee sells his LTC coins after monster rally

Litecoin is one of the strongest performers in the cryptocurrency market in 2017. In the past three months its price has increased from $51 to $361, gaining over 500 percent. However, the gains are even higher since January 1 —

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See you tonight at the Brooklyn micro meetup

 I’ve been holding a few micro meet ups over the past few years and thought I’d start it up again in honor of token/ICO mania. I’d love to hear what you all are working on in the New York area

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Dyson’s Pure Hot+Cool Link is your household air’s best friend

 Dyson may be busy building cars these days, but it’s also still making its bread and butter, including vacuums and other home appliances. The connected Pure Hot + Cold Link fan, heater and air purifier combo is one of those,

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Zaha Hadid’s sand dune-shaped sustainable building under construction

We first reported on Zaha Hadid’s sand dune-shaped Bee’ah headquarters back in late 2014. The project is now well underway, with significant sections already finished, and some further details have been revealed regarding its sustainability. It’s expected to be completed

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Zaha Hadid’s sand dune-shaped sustainable building under construction

We first reported on Zaha Hadid’s sand dune-shaped Bee’ah headquarters back in late 2014. The project is now well underway, with significant sections already finished, and some further details have been revealed regarding its sustainability. It’s expected to be completed

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Can habitable planets exist around pulsars?

When scanning the skies for potentially habitable exoplanets, astronomers usually look for similar conditions to Earth. That means warm Sun-like stars are great, but tiny, turbulent pulsars aren’t usually given a second thought in the search for life. But a

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Can habitable planets exist around pulsars?

When scanning the skies for potentially habitable exoplanets, astronomers usually look for similar conditions to Earth. That means warm Sun-like stars are great, but tiny, turbulent pulsars aren’t usually given a second thought in the search for life. But a

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Holiday giveaway! Get WinX MediaTrans 5 — an iTunes alternative for Windows — FREE for a very limited time ($59.95 value)

WinX MediaTrans is a fast and easy to use iTunes alternative for Windows that lets you manage content on your iPhone/iPad/iPod. No iTunes or Apple ID needed, and no file erasing risk. It gives you ultimate control over your HEIC

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PayPal backs pan-European savings deposit marketplace Raisin

 Raisin, the savings deposit marketplace that lets you shop for a better interest rate across Europe, has picked up backing from PayPal. Described as a “strategic investment,” the new funding round remains undisclosed. Read More Go to Source

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Coinbase is investigating claims of insider trading from its Bitcoin Cash launch

 Coinbase is investigating whether its employees took advantage of inside knowledge to profit on the launch of bitcoin cash (BCH) when it was added the popular crypto exchange. The company, which recently raised $100 million at a valuation of $1.6

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DARPA backs development of "unhackable" Morpheus computer system

Cyberwarfare is a growing problem, with 2017 seeing some of the most devious and far-reaching attacks ever. Public “hackathons” and bounties might help plug some vulnerabilities, but for organizations like the US Department of Defense that won’t be enough to

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DARPA backs development of "unhackable" Morpheus computer system

Cyberwarfare is a growing problem, with 2017 seeing some of the most devious and far-reaching attacks ever. Public “hackathons” and bounties might help plug some vulnerabilities, but for organizations like the US Department of Defense that won’t be enough to

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Samsung’s first 2018 phones will be the Galaxy A8 and A8+

Samsung has announced the first smartphones of its 2018 lineup, the new Galaxy A8 and A8+. Packing specs that are closing in on the flagship Galaxy S8, the new phones follow the screen-stretching trend by banishing bezels from the front,

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Samsung’s first 2018 phones will be the Galaxy A8 and A8+

Samsung has announced the first smartphones of its 2018 lineup, the new Galaxy A8 and A8+. Packing specs that are closing in on the flagship Galaxy S8, the new phones follow the screen-stretching trend by banishing bezels from the front,

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Microsoft unveils Xbox One S Holiday Bundles starting at $199!

If you are a console gamer, Microsoft has a lot to offer with Xbox One right now. Of course, those that can afford it should pick up the godly Xbox One X — a true 4K gaming machine. Don’t have

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Bio-programming toolkit maker Asimov launches with $4.5M from Andreessen Horowitz

 Biotech is one of today’s many hot tech frontiers, but one thing holding it back is that it’s significantly less amenable to traditional computing techniques than other areas. A new startup is working on bridging the gap between the digital

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Microsoft releases action-packed Windows 10 Redstone 4 build, with new Timeline and Sets features

It’s been a whopping four weeks since Microsoft flighted a new Windows 10 Insider build. Given the software giant normally rolls out new builds on a weekly basis, it’s been a long wait for Build 17063 to arrive, but a

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The future of source code security is consensus-based

 The security landscape is ever-changing. It is the most non-constant industry on the planet. New threats appear and new solutions are built to squash them. Rinse, repeat. It’s a never-ending cycle in what seems like no end in sight. What’s

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Graphene-based armor could stop bullets by becoming harder than diamonds

While bullet-proof body armor does tend to be thick and heavy, that may no longer be the case if research being conducted at The City University of New York bears fruit. Led by Prof. Elisa Riedo, scientists there have determined

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