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Can Cryptocurrency Mining Save The Media Industry?

8 days ago   |   By PCMag

The media company Salon is testing an alternative to online ads that'll serve a cryptocurrency miner that can help the publisher generate revenue.
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Salon Wants To Get Rid Of Ads By Asking Users To Mine Cryptocurrency Instead

8 days ago   |   By Tech Times

Salon has a new strategy of dealing with people who block ads on the website. It's offering a new choice, get rid of ads and instead mine cryptocurrency for Salon.
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Salon asks ad-blocking visitors to mine cryptocurrency

Salon asks ad-blocking visitors to mine cryptocurrency

8 days ago   |   By SlashGear

The online publication Salon has turned toward cryptocurrency mining as a potential way to make up for lost advertisement revenue. Visitors who use adblock while on the Salon website are being asked to either disable the ad-blocking software, which would allow advertisements to run, or to authorize the website to mine cryptocurrency temporarily using the visitor's computer. The Internet has...
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CAT's FLIR-packing S61 Android smartphone is your tough new best friend

CAT's FLIR-packing S61 Android smartphone is your tough new best friend

Apple will upgrade their popular AirPod wireless earbuds, the FCC says net neutrality ends April 23rd, CAT debuts the follow-up to their touch Android phone. Read more ...

When Net Neutrality dies: FCC final rule release

When Net Neutrality dies: FCC final rule release

February 22nd, 2018 was the day when the FCC released their “final rule” document to destroy Net Neutrality. This document came with the name “Restoring Internet Freedom Order”... Read more ...

The first Android Go phones will bring affordable Oreo to MWC

The first Android Go phones will bring affordable Oreo to MWC

The first Android Oreo phones will be revealed next week, Google has said, as it pushes its pared-back vision of Android for super-affordable handsets. Designed to drive... Read more ...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 on Windows: what the world's laptop experts think

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 on Windows: what the world's laptop experts think

First revealed back in December 2017, Qualcomm has a master plan to take over the mobile computing world : bring its Snapdragon smartphone processors to laptops and tablets to... Read more ...

SpaceX Launches First Satellites to Extend Broadband Coverage

SpaceX Launches First Satellites to Extend Broadband Coverage

SpaceX has launched the first two prototypes for the global communication satellite service it wants to develop. The company expects to put over 10,000 satellites in orbit. Read more ...

Watch this inflatable robot slither around Harvard using artificial snakeskin

Watch this inflatable robot slither around Harvard using artificial snakeskin

Engineers at Harvard University have created a laser-cut artificial snakeskin material that can help crawling robots to maneuver on even the roughest surfaces. Here's how it works. Read more ...

Airbnb reveals new hotel-like service called Airbnb Plus

Airbnb reveals new hotel-like service called Airbnb Plus

Airbnb today announced a new hotel-like tier of service on its platform the company is calling Airbnb Plus. The news, which went live on Airbnb's website in conjunction with a... Read more ...

The PC version of ‘Final Fantasy XV' lets you play as Half-Life's Gordon Freeman

The PC version of ‘Final Fantasy XV' lets you play as Half-Life's Gordon Freeman

If you buy Final Fantasy XV on Steam before May 1, Noctis can don Gordon Freeman's iconic suit from the Half-Life series. The costume can also be worn by a created character in... Read more ...

Elon Musk just shared the first images of new SpaceX satellites that could...

Elon Musk just shared the first images of new SpaceX satellites that could change the internet

SpaceX launched two experimental satellites on Thursday. The satellites are designed to test Starlink, a concept to bathe all of Earth in high-speed broadband internet using a... Read more ...

5G laptops to launch in late 2019, Intel says

5G laptops to launch in late 2019, Intel says

Intel on Thursday announced partnerships with a bunch of PC makers out there, Microsoft included, to launch 5G laptops as soon as next year's holiday season. The news came on... Read more ...