Blockchain

Blockchain For Social Good Hype Requires 'Recalibration,' Ex-Treasury Official Argues

6 hours ago   |   Forbes

There's no shortage of buzz and enthusiasm surrounding blockchain in the international development community, but ex-Treasury official Michael Pisa argues that less hype and...
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Why digital trust is the key to unlock the coming revolution in crowd-based capitalism

9 hours ago   |   ZDnet

Technologies such as blockchain will be needed to replace the centralized trust we put in big institutions today.
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Bitcoin price manipulation probe underway at Justice Department

Bitcoin price manipulation probe underway at Justice Department

11 hours ago   |   SlashGear   |   2 articles

The US Department of Justice is investigating possible cryptocurrency price manipulation, at least according to sources that have leaked the probe. According to the tipsters...
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How to get blockchains to talk to each other

12 hours ago   |   Technology Review

If blockchains are really going to give us the internet of money, they'll need to work together.
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IBM's AI-Enabled Smartphone Scanner Can Detect Counterfeit Goods

IBM's AI-Enabled Smartphone Scanner Can Detect Counterfeit Goods

13 hours ago   |   ExtremeTech

An experienced wine connoisseur can probably tell at a glance if that $1,000 bottle is the genuine article, but most of us cannot. A properly trained machine learning algorithm...
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Blockchain Q&A: Dr Omri Ross, Copenhagen University

13 hours ago   |   Forbes

To this point, the energy about blockchain's potential has come from commercial interests. Dr. Ross is Assistant Professor in Blockchain Technology at the University of...
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What is Bitcoin? Let AI explain

What is Bitcoin? Let AI explain

15 hours ago   |   SlashGear

If you want to know what Bitcoin is and haven't been able to understand anyone trying to explain, boy do we have a video for you. This video comes from the folks at Botnik...
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5 of the most ridiculous blockchain use cases, according to blockchain experts

5 of the most ridiculous blockchain use cases, according to blockchain experts

18 hours ago   |   The Next Web

With more than 1,500 cryptocurrencies out there, it is getting ever more difficult to come up with a concept that hasn't already been blockchainified. Indeed, over the past...
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Anti-theft sticker protects your valuables without revealing their location

19 hours ago   |   Phys.org

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Streamr have developed a prototype adhesive ID tag based on blockchain technology, which enables valuable goods to be protected...
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Meet the five finalists at Startup Battlefield Europe

20 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Fifteen companies just got off the stage at TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield Europe at VivaTech in Paris. The TechCrunch team has taken feedback from our expert judges and...
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Apple wins $539 million in damages from Samsung in design patent...

Apple wins $539 million in damages from Samsung in design patent infringement retrial

This could be the end... well, no, probably not. In what feels like a never-ending technology patent spat, Apple has just been awarded a hefty amount of damages from Samsung... Read more ...

Essential reportedly cancels next phone, considers sale

Essential reportedly cancels next phone, considers sale

It's barely a year since Android founder Andy Rubin launched Essential, a new smartphone startup, and he's already considering giving it up for sale. According to Bloomberg... Read more ...

Detroit: Become Human Reviews Are In, Here's What The Critics Are Saying

Detroit: Become Human Reviews Are In, Here's What The Critics Are Saying

The release of Detroit: Become Human is fast approaching. The game is due for release exclusively on the PlayStation 4 tomorrow and reviews are already piling in for the game... Read more ...

Motorola Moto Z3 Play announcement set for June 6

Motorola Moto Z3 Play announcement set for June 6

Motorola has started sending out press invites for a product launch event on June 6 in Brazil. While the invite does confirm a smartphone will be the star of the event, the... Read more ...

HTC U12+, VIVE Focus integration bridges the mobile, VR divide

HTC U12+, VIVE Focus integration bridges the mobile, VR divide

HTC has just unveiled its 2018 flagship, the HTC U12+, proving that it's not yet done in the mobile market. It is perhaps no coincidence that it scheduled that announcement... Read more ...

Apple rejects Valve's Steam Link, the app won't come to iOS

Apple rejects Valve's Steam Link, the app won't come to iOS

Valve announced early this month that it will make game streaming from PC/Mac to mobile devices possible via Steam Link app. Initially, the app was launched on Android, but... Read more ...

Paypal lets you spend money in Gmail, YouTube and more

Paypal lets you spend money in Gmail, YouTube and more

Android Pay users have been able to dip into their PayPal accounts for a little over a year. Now, the money transfer service has partnered with Google to provide a more... Read more ...

Steam Link app isn't coming to iOS

Steam Link app isn't coming to iOS

In light of Facebook's most recent and biggest scandal, Apple has often touted its more direct and human-curated system of screening apps that go into its app stores. While... Read more ...

Take a look at your Twitter timeline 10 years ago

Take a look at your Twitter timeline 10 years ago

Here's a fun thing for a Friday: go back and see what your Twitter timeline looked like 10 years ago. Twitter has pretty powerful search settings, but Andy Baio - of... Read more ...

Certain Android phones have malware pre-installed at the firmware level

Certain Android phones have malware pre-installed at the firmware level

According to a report published by Avast Threat Labs, several hundred Android handsets made by ZTE, Archos and myPhone come pre-installed with malware called "Cosiloon." The... Read more ...