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ICO startups band together to create $100M+ grant fund for Ethereum projects
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 01:41

 In a first of its kind, half a dozen ICO companies have come together to collaborate on a new fund that plans to pay out more than $ 100 milli...

Good news: Chrome debuts automatic blocking of annoying ads
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:50

Enlarge (credit: Daniel Oines) Google developers this week debuted a long-anticipated feature in Chrome that automatically blocks one of the Interne...

The Etch Clock Makes the Time Appear Out of Nowhere
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 23:46

The timepiece displays the time by pulling its thermoelastic membrane into the cavities beneath the clock's face. Feed: All Latest Logistics Unit Raises $2.5 Billion for Expansion
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 21:50

(Caixin) Nasdaq-listed Chinese e-commerce giant Inc. has announced that it has raised $ 2.5 billion to finance the expansion of its logistics ...

Online estate agency Home Made raises £850K seed at £4.3M post-money valuation
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 18:42

 Home Made, which is focused exclusively on London lettings for properties in the £500,000-plus range, has raised £850,000 in seed funding. The...

Oracle grabs Zenedge as it continues to beef up its cloud security play
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 16:44

 Oracle announced yesterday that it intends to acquire Zenedge, a 4-year old hybrid security startup. They didn’t reveal a purchase price. ...

Montana-based mapping startup onXmaps raises a round of funding fit for Big Sky Country
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:55

 A mapping startup based in Missoula, Mont., which allows users to download sophisticated offline topographic maps outlining public and private l...

Unigroup Forges Deal for $9.5-Billion Chongqing Chip Plant
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:45

(Caixin) As part of the deal, Unigroup has agreed to also include a chip-development component, in addition to the main facility that will produce I...

Facebook faces big challenge to prevent future U.S. election meddling
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 11:02

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Russian influence operation designed to tamper with the 2016 U.S. presidential election used a combination of...

Microsoft’s Cortana is finally on IFTTT
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 09:56

Microsoft keeps striving to find Cortana a place in the crowded smart assistant market, and despite losing a minor feature, it's still adding fun...

Fubo TV now lets you add a third simultaneous stream
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 08:50

Fubo TV has added the option for subscribers to access up to three simultaneous livestreams of TV channels in its sports-centric service.At present, F...

For artificial intelligence to thrive, it must explain itself
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 07:55

SCIENCE fiction is littered with examples of intelligent computers, from HAL 9000 in “2001: A Space Odyssey” to Eddie in “The Hitchhiker’s Gui... is an insurance aggregator without all the clutter
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:43

 French startup lets you find and compare all sorts of insurance products without having to enter all your personal information. While ...

Raw sockets backdoor gives attackers complete control of some Linux servers
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:47

(credit: Jeremy Brooks) gA stealthy backdoor undetected by antimalware providers is giving unknown attackers complete control over at least 100 Lin...

Salon to ad blockers: Can we use your browser to mine cryptocurrency?
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:46

Enlarge / Salon's new message for ad blockers. (credit: Salon) has a new, cryptocurrency-driven strategy for making money when readers bl...

India’s Zoomcar raises $40M led by automotive giant Mahindra & Mahindra
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:41

 India’s Zoomcar — which operates an on-demand car rental service — has raised a $ 40 million Series C round led by Mahindra ...

Hackers stole $6 million from Russian bank via SWIFT system: central bank
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:44

MAGNITOGORSK, Russia (Reuters) - Unknown hackers stole 339.5 million roubles ($ 6 million) from a Russian bank last year in an attack using the SWIFT...

China's ZTE says is trusted partner after U.S. concern
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:42

(Reuters) - Chinese telecoms equipment group ZTE Corp hit back on Thursday against concerns from U.S. lawmakers that it is a vehicle for Chinese esp...

SnapPower USB Charger 2 review: Double the USB ports and (sort of) twice the power
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:43

SnapPower is back with yet another clever outlet cover. This time, the company comes full circle with an updated version of its USB charger, the SnapP...

Mountain of sensitive FedEx customer data exposed, possibly for years
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 13:43

Enlarge / A redacted copy of data FedEx employees left on a publicly accessible Amazon bucket. (credit: Kromtech Security Center) Passports, driver ...

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