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Can blockchain decentralize the internet?

Posted in Online on 9th Oct, 2017 04:02 PM
by Alex Muller
In a fully decentralized internet, instead of a few organizations running the system, a community of users and a network of independent machines would own and power services.
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+23

Google Reveals Blueprint for Quantum Supremacy

Posted in Online on 6th Oct, 2017 06:26 PM
by Alex Muller
The ability of quantum machines to outperform classical computers is called quantum supremacy. Now Google says it has this goal firmly in its sights.
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Pfizer and Genentech Turn To Ethereum Blockchain

Posted in Online on 6th Oct, 2017 06:19 PM
by Alex Muller
Industry giants Pfizer and Genentech will work with blockchain startup Chronicled and supply chain company The LinkLab to develop an Ethereum-based platform.
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+29

Microsoft acquires financially troubled social virtual reality app AltspaceVR

Posted in Online on 4th Oct, 2017 12:26 PM
by Alex Muller
The VR networking app allows users across headset and web platforms to join 3D chat rooms to play games, watch videos and attend events.
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+27

China’s bitcoin market alive and well as traders defy crackdown

Posted in Online on 1st Oct, 2017 05:47 PM
by Alex Muller
Traders have now moved to buy and sell bitcoin directly with each other on peer-to-peer marketplaces and messenger apps.
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+28

Japan licenses 11 bitcoin exchanges

Posted in Online on 30th Sep, 2017 01:13 PM
by Alex Muller
Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has issued operating licenses to a total 11 bitcoin exchanges.
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+31

Bitcoin back above $4000 as AirSwap could allow circumvention of China’s restrictions

Posted in Online on 29th Sep, 2017 02:10 PM
by Alex Muller
The price of Bitcoin seems to be shrugging off China ICO ban.
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+28

Google internet balloons should start commercial service in 2019

Posted in Online on 27th Sep, 2017 03:29 PM
by Alex Muller
In 2019, you may check your email with the help of a balloon 12 miles up in the sky.
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+27

SpaceX will call global internet satellite network Starlink

Posted in Online on 21st Sep, 2017 08:04 AM
by Alex Muller
Low-latency, gigabit network inches closer to commercialisation.
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+27

China orders Bitcoin exchanges in capital city to close

Posted in Online on 19th Sep, 2017 06:06 PM
by Alex Muller
Chinese regulators have issued strict instructions on how Bitcoin exchanges should dismantle their operations.
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+21

Human brains connecting to the internet in realtime

Posted in Online on 16th Sep, 2017 06:05 PM
by Alex Muller
Biomedical engineers at Wits are connecting a human brain to the internet in real time.
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+33

Has Winter come to Bitcoin with exchange closures in China?

Posted in Online on 15th Sep, 2017 01:04 PM
by Alex Muller
It did take Bitcoin over 4 years to recover from a 2013 selloff from a peak of just over $1000. Bitcoin did not push to new highs until February of this year.
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+28

Apple suffers major code leak

Posted in Online on 10th Sep, 2017 10:07 PM
by Alex Muller
Details of new iPhones and other forthcoming Apple devices have been revealed via an apparent leak.
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+22

What Are ICOs and Why Are They Getting Banned in China?

Posted in Online on 9th Sep, 2017 06:25 PM
by Alex Muller
An ICO is a bit like the IPOs that come along when a company wants to offer ownership shares to the public.
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+20

Bitcoin price drops after new ruling from Chinese regulators

Posted in Online on 5th Sep, 2017 06:24 PM
by Alex Muller
The price of bitcoin fell after Chinese regulators announced a ban on organisations from raising funds using initial coin offerings (ICOs).
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+21

5 Reasons the UN Is Jumping on the Blockchain Bandwagon

Posted in Online on 4th Sep, 2017 09:13 AM
by Alex Muller
UN aid efforts have a historic problem of fraud, mismanagement, and bureaucratic red tape.
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+25
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