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Two-thirds of consumers suspect governments abuse their powers to access data

According to a new study 51 percent of people don’t believe their government can protect their personal data, and nearly two-thirds (65 percent) suspect their government already abuses its powers to access the data of citizens. Identity protection company Venafi

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BMW’s future includes an all-electric Mini and many other electrified models

BMW Group has spent the last decade seeding and growing its plug-in vehicle program, and now it’s preparing to expand it in a big way. With nine electrified models already wired up in its stables, BMW will hit the market

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BMW’s future includes an all-electric Mini and many other electrified models

BMW Group has spent the last decade seeding and growing its plug-in vehicle program, and now it’s preparing to expand it in a big way. With nine electrified models already wired up in its stables, BMW will hit the market

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Getting out of Auto: Why you should probably be shooting RAW

If you want to get the most out of a camera, one discussion you’ll come across sooner or later is whether to shoot in RAW or JPEG. Here we’ll look at what that actually means, the benefits that can be

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Getting out of Auto: Why you should probably be shooting RAW

If you want to get the most out of a camera, one discussion you’ll come across sooner or later is whether to shoot in RAW or JPEG. Here we’ll look at what that actually means, the benefits that can be

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WhatsApp has 1 billion daily users

WhatsApp is slowly but surely strengthening its position in the messaging space, now boasting one billion daily users. It joins a very select club that includes parent company Facebook. WhatsApp has also seen a significant increase in the number of

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Cool Cousin’s social app for travellers raises $2M round, led by Elevator Fund

 Imagine if you could go to the profile of a friend of Foursquare and instead of scrolling through the long list of coffee shops they’d checked into in Berlin, you could simply click a button and add all their recommendations

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Flipkart is all set to buy rival Snapdeal in major Indian e-commerce consolidation

 The long running saga over the future of Indian e-commerce firm Snapdeal may be close to a conclusion at last. The company has been repeatedly link with an acquisition by rival Flipkart, and now a deal worth a touch under

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Ledger X is the first regulated cryptocurrency exchange in the US

In just a few months, digital currency investors and miners will be able hedge their investments under US regulatory oversight. The cryptocurrency trading platform operator, Ledger X has been been granted registration by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission to become the first federally

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Google Play Music and YouTube Red to merge into a new streaming service

YouTube’s head of music, Lyor Cohen, has confirmed that Google Play Music and YouTube Red are going to merge. Speaking in New York at the New Music Seminar conference, Cohen said that a new streaming service would be created. Rumors

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100x faster, 10x cheaper: 3D metal printing is about to go mainstream

Desktop Metal – remember the name. This Massachussetts company is preparing to turn manufacturing on its head, with a 3D metal printing system that’s so much faster, safer and cheaper than existing systems that it’s going to compete with traditional

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100x faster, 10x cheaper: 3D metal printing is about to go mainstream

Desktop Metal – remember the name. This Massachussetts company is preparing to turn manufacturing on its head, with a 3D metal printing system that’s so much faster, safer and cheaper than existing systems that it’s going to compete with traditional

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Sony a7S II shoots Earth from orbit in 4K

The amazing Sony a9 recently blew us away, but the earlier cameras in the family still have plenty of life left in them. The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has blasted a Sony a7S II into orbit, and now the

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Sony a7S II shoots Earth from orbit in 4K

The amazing Sony a9 recently blew us away, but the earlier cameras in the family still have plenty of life left in them. The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has blasted a Sony a7S II into orbit, and now the

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Leatherman adds a watch to wearable multitool range

When it comes to multitools, few brands have the reputation of Leatherman. It has been packing huge capabilities into small packages for more than 20 years, but is facing stiff competition from a raft of new competitors angling for its

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Leatherman adds a watch to wearable multitool range

When it comes to multitools, few brands have the reputation of Leatherman. It has been packing huge capabilities into small packages for more than 20 years, but is facing stiff competition from a raft of new competitors angling for its

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In the murky world of ICOs, this young founder aims to lead the way

 When it comes to initial coin offerings, or ICOs, there’s plainly a lot that investors still don’t understand. Though start-ups and founders have raised more than $1 billion so far 2017 by selling custom-made virtual currencies to anyone willing to buy them, it’s

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Crunch Report | SEC Starts Regulating ICOs

Smallest spacecraft ever launched makes it into low-earth orbit, the SEC starts regulating ICOs and a new dating app only for verified Twitter users. All this on Crunch Report. Read More Go to Source

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Microsoft further pledges Linux loyalty by joining Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Linux is the future, and even closed-source champion Microsoft has gotten onboard. The Windows-maker is not only contributing to many open source projects, but developing software for the Linux desktop, with programs such as Skype. You can even install Linux

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Alphabet Q2 2017 by the numbers: $26 bn revenue, $3.5 bn profit

There are four key areas where digital businesses can make a significant profit, and Google’s parent company Alphabet appears to be gaining in all four of them according to its latest earnings report. In a recent call to reveal its results, Alphabet

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