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Bitcoin just passed $4,000

 What a day for Bitcoin. 24 hours ago the cryptocurrency was trading below $3,700. About an hour ago it surged passed $4,000 and has no signs of stopping. It’s now trading around $4,135.00. For reference, a week ago Bitcoin hit an all-time.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchAug 13th, 2017

You can use your own iPhone to get Virgin"s $1-a-year plan

Looks like Virgin Mobile is on a mission to sign up as many iPhone users as it can. The carrier has just announced that you can now bring your own iPhone and enjoy its $1-a-year subscription offer. When the company began exclusively catering.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 15 min. ago

The science of fluoride flipping

So much of what happens inside cells to preserve health or cause disease is so small or time-sensitive that researchers are just now getting glimpses of the complexities unfolding in us every minute of the day. Now researchers have discovered one suc.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 59 min. ago

Susan Fowler’s lawyers just told the Supreme Court why tech cos should eliminate arbitration agreements

 Susan Fowler, the former Uber engineer whose blog post about the company’s internal workings eventually led to the ouster of its CEO Travis Kalanick, has a new message for the Supreme Court: get rid of arbitration agreements. In a develop.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 59 min. ago

This algorithm cleverly recreates 3D objects from tiny 2D images

 With a lifetime of observing the world informing our perceptions, we’re all pretty good at inferring the overall shape of something we only see from the side, or for a brief moment. Computers, however, are just plain bad at it. Fortunatel.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 24 min. ago

Tesla sales chief may collect $700,000 for meeting targets

Tesla plans to pay $700,000 to its global sales and service chief, Jon McNeill, if the company meets certain performance goals in the second half of 2017 -- when the new Model 3 is in launch mode......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News6 hr. 24 min. ago

Uber grows in spite of scandals, but keeps bleeding cash

Uber's endless stream of scandals doesn't appear to have made much of a dent in its bottom line... not that the company is breaking out the champagne just yet. The ridesharing firm reports that its bookings surged in the second qu.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News6 hr. 47 min. ago

After Magic Leap acquisition, Dacuda founder forms PXL Vision

 Swiss startup Dacuda’s 3D scanning division was acquired by Magic Leap in February, but it seems the company’s founder, Michael Born, is just getting started with computer vision. He and three others who didn’t go over to the.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 47 min. ago

"Ruiner" is not just a cyberpunk "Hotline Miami"

Ruiner might be one of the most eye-catching titles showcased at Gamescom -- something that's hard to achieve when every company is bombarding you with posters, flags and bags at every turn. The aggressive, manga-styled protagonist and.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News7 hr. 47 min. ago

FTC gives Amazon"s Whole Foods acquisition the go-ahead

Amazon just got much closer to completing its purchase of Whole Foods. The Federal Trade Commission has decided against further pursuing an investigation into the $13.7 billion deal, arguing that there's no evidence the mega-merger "su.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News7 hr. 47 min. ago

Happy Birthday Hashtag! How Online Talk Changed Forever

The hashtag turns 10 today, and inventor Chris Messina -- aka user no 1186 on Twitter -- has explained how a small group of early Twitter users wanted to make conversations easier to follow. "Lots of folks suggested that Twitter should just add web.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

Tired of bitter coffee? Pick up a cold brew coffee maker for $19 on Amazon

Traditional brewing methods release acids and oils into that cup of joe. Take the bitterness out of your morning coffee with the Takeya Cold Brew Coffee Maker, available now for just $19 on Amazon. The post Tired of bitter coffee? Pick up a cold brew.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 40 min. ago

Happy Birthday Hashtag! How Online Conversations Changed Forever

The hashtag turns 10 today, and inventor Chris Messina -- aka user no 1186 on Twitter -- has explained how a small group of early Twitter users wanted to make conversations easier to follow. "Lots of folks suggested that Twitter should just add web.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News10 hr. 0 min. ago

New to Netflix for September

Netflix in September means the streaming premiere of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, new BoJack Horseman, Walking Dead: Season 7, and more. September is coming and Netflix has a big month awaiting us all. And not one just filled with endless Net.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News10 hr. 7 min. ago

Here"s Why People Don"t Buy Things With Bitcoin

An anonymous reader shares a report: One reason for this, if you live in Toronto like me (or anywhere else for that matter), is that there's basically nowhere to spend digital coins in the real world. Coinmap, a service that maps bitcoin-accepting lo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 8 min. ago

Wednesday Poll: Are You Buying the Galaxy Note 8?

Are you ready to spend almost $1,000 on your next smartphone? If so, then the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 might just be the one for you. You’ll find it for $930 too, but some carriers are quickly approaching the upper $900s depending on how you plan.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News10 hr. 16 min. ago

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 price: how much does it cost?

Your Note 8 won't be cheap, even if you find a bundle deal, making it potentially the most expensive phone you ever pay for. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 price is big, just like it's epic 6.3-inch display size.Of course, that's to be exp.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News10 hr. 32 min. ago

Wanted: Weaponized exploits that hack phones. Will pay top dollar

Exploit broker Zerodium ups the ante with $500,000 to target Signal and WhatsApp. (credit: Wikipedia) In a sign of the soaring demand for zeroday attacks that target software that's becoming increasingly secure, a market-leading broker is offe.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

This Disney AR app could be a stealth play for smart coloring books

 In our perambulations through the halls of museums, who hasn’t wanted to give paintings we pass by a little touch-up in a spontaneous act of yellowism? Disney has created an augmented reality app to allow just this, but given the company&.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 48 min. ago

The top 7 startups from Y Combinator S’17 Demo Day 2

 Day two of YC S’17 brought us autonomous store checkout, cannabis genomics and at home fertility testing. We whittled down the strong day of pitches to just seven hot companies. These are the startups our writers and the investors we spok.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 59 min. ago

Bethesda announces release dates for virtual reality versions of Skyrim, Doom and Fallout 4

Virtual reality’s impact on the gaming industry hasn’t been as profound as some pundits had anticipated. The high cost of entry has had a lot to do with slow adoption although it’s just one of several contributing factors......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News11 hr. 15 min. ago