Personal data of China’s elite, including Alibaba founder, leaked on Twitter

On Thursday, a Twitter account publicly released the personal information of China's rich and powerful, Tech In Asia reported. Photos and screenshots posted by the account @shenfenzheng — which means "personal identification" in Chinese — revealed sensitive data like national ide … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

HTC 10 vs Nexus 6P

HTC's newest, and arguably greatest, offering goes up against the best Nexus device yet, as we take an in-depth look at the HTC 10 vs Nexus 6P! | Continue reading | 7 years ago

New York Police Win FinCEN Award for Bitcoin Investigation

The New York Police Department winning an award from the Financial Crimes Enforcement network after tracing a series of bitcoin transactions. | Continue reading

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Cyberpong VR gets an esports tournament on Twitch this weekend

Virtual reality is already getting an esports tournament for one of its earliest competitive games. Colopl announced today that it will hold a competitive event for its Cyberpong VR game this weekend that it will livestream to Twitch. The Japanese publisher plans to show players … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

BMW promises autonomous, electric flagship for 2021 called iNext

We're just about halfway through 2016 and BMW is already talking about product plans for 2021.SEE ALSO: LAPD finds Tesla impractical as a police cruiserAt BMW's annual shareholders meeting Thursday, company chairman of the board Harald Krüger spoke to the future of the brand. Spe … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Your Weekly Recap of What Happened in SEO This Week (5/13/2016)

This week: Google offers tighter integration between tools, strengthens the mobile-friendly ranking signal, and increases titles and description lengths. | Continue reading | 7 years ago

New 'Exploding Kittens' Update Adds 'Science vs Religion' Avatar Pack and Lets you Flag and Hide Offensive Usernames

Exploding Kittens [$1.99] continues to be great fun, and it's a game I'll often pick up, play a couple of rounds, explode more than a few times, and put it down with a smile on my face because the game is still hilarious. In the latest update, Exploding Kittens continues to provi … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Unique Gifts for Graduates

As graduation season kicks off, where can you find a memorable gift for the grad in your life? Shauna Mei, co-founder and CEO of AHA, an online platform featuring lifestyle products from around the world, joins Tanya Rivero. Photo: iStock | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Twitter for iOS bug lets Verified accounts give other users a blue tick

Being verified on Twitter means people seem to pay more attention to you, even if you spend your day writing in your pajamas. But sometimes the ivory tower of fame can be lonely. Good news for verified users: a Twitter for iOS bug makes it look like you have the power to verify a … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Arizona’s Governor Ducey signs SB 1350 into law, prohibiting the ban of short-term rentals

Governor Doug Ducey of Arizona has signed SB 1350,  a law which prohibits cities and municipalities from banning the listing and use of short-term rentals like Airbnb, HomeAway, and others.Signing the law isn’t solely about gaining political points, it’s also another step in the … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Verizon bumps up data limits on its prepaid phone plans

Today, Verizon announced it is increasing the amount of monthly data you receive with two of its three prepaid smartphone plans. Starting May 15th, the data limit on Verizon's $45 a month plan jumps from 1GB to 3GB, while the $60 plan has been doubled to 6GB. Both options require … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Transcending language: a conversation with Pantha du Prince

When I call Hendrik Weber to talk about The Triad, his first solo album as Pantha du Prince since 2010’s Black Noise, he’s walking from home from his Hamburg studio with his bandmate Bendik Kjeldsberg. Chirping birds and ambient street noise fill the gaps in our conversation, and … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Making wearables more useful and smart homes less of a chore

Wearables might be set to get a whole lot more useful in future if research being conducted by Carnegie Mellon University’s Future Interfaces Group is indicative of the direction of travel. Read More | Continue reading | 7 years ago

ZTE will unveil second-generation ‘Axon 7’ flagship on May 26

ZTE has begun distributing invitations for the May 26 launch of its second-generation Axon flagship smartphone. While one might expect the 5.5-inch, Android Marshmallow-powered handset to be dubbed Axon 2, the invitation refers to it as the Axon 7. Most of the details about the d … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Watch 500 Startups’ Demo Day Here

TechCrunch is excited to stream 500 Startups’ demo day live from the Computer History Museum. The demos start at 11:00 AM Pacific and are expected to last four hours. You can watch it live right here.Investors and press will hear pitches from 60 companies today — 51 of them come … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Google makes its most powerful language engine ‘Parsey McParseface’ open-source

This Thursday Google announced that they are making SyntaxNet and its trained English parser Parsey McParseface available to anyone who wants to use them. | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Wuzhen International Contemporary Art Exhibition stellt 130 Arbeiten von weltbekannten Künstlern aus

Culture Wuzhen Co., Ltd.: Wuzhen, China (ots/PRNewswire) - Die Wuzhen International Contemporary Art Exhibition (Art Wuzhen) findet vom 28. März bis 26. Juni 2016 in der alten chinesischen Wasserstadt Wuzhen statt. Foto - Es ... | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Google for Work head Amit Singh moves to the company’s VR division

Amit Singh, the person Google hired away from Oracle in 2010 to head up its enterprise business, has taken on a new position inside Google’s recently formed virtual reality unit. He announced the move in a tweet today. Thrilled to be joining Google VR team to lead biz and ops. In … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Attracting players who pay out: How data can double ad revenue and get your game ranked (VB Live)

VB LIVE: Data is the key to attaining and retaining loyal players who pay: Join VB’s own Dean Takahashi, Thumbspire’s VP of Product Stefano Melucci, Appsflyer’s Shani Rosenfelder and deltaDNA’s CEO Mark Robinson—and find out how one developer doubled ad revenue and landed on the … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Health expert recommends moving Rio Olympics due to Zika virus threat

If the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro proceed as planned this summer, the threat of the mosquito-born Zika virus may substantially increase, according to Canadian professor and biologist Amir Attaran. Writing in an article posted to the Harvard Public Health Review this week, Attaran … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Palantir Tech Refutes Link to ‘Quantum Bitcoin Mining’ Firm

Palantir Technologies, a global data analytics company co-founded by Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, denies any connection to a Hong Kong bitcoin mining company that claims to be owned by Palantir Technologies, according to International Business Times. The mining company, Coi … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

The Great-Looking 'Crashing Season' Hopes to Release Globally May 26th

Upcoming Crashing Season looks like a fun take on the kind of gameplay popularized by Landsliders but instead of players trying to avoid all the dangers coming their way, Crashing Season is all about taking revenge by crashing into everything and everyone in sight. In my eyes, th … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

In Focus: Cyberbullying from Co-Workers

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Bank of Japan Official: Central Banks Need to Watch Blockchain

A Bank of Japan official said this week that central banks should watch developments surrounding bitcoin and blockchain "closely". | Continue reading

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Hack the brain

Date: From 24/06/2016 to 26/06/2016Venue: Amsterdam, NetherlandsUsually hackathons are events that bring together people dealing with IT software and hardware for them to share their ideas and work on a common project. The hackathon organised in Amsterdam on 24-26 June by FET pro … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Law Firms Ramp Up Content Creation, Business Development Efforts

Legal content creation and business development are top priorities for attorneys and law firms, according to a recent report from the Legal Marketing Association. Firms continue to invest in blogging, social media and other digital marketing strategies. | Continue reading | 7 years ago

The World’s Fastest Cryptocurrency Creditbit Offer Ten Times Faster Transactions Than Bitcoin

May 13, 2016, Ljubljana, Slovenia – Creditbit is one of the faster growing digital currencies in the cryptocurrency segment. The rapid adoption and development has positioned Creditbit as the ‘Future of Money’. Launched in 2015, Creditbit follows the decentralized model like many … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Red Dwarf: Planet beyond Neptune confirmed as third-largest in the solar system

Astronomers and researchers have new evidence showing that the dwarf planet 2007 OR10 is both larger than expected and has a much slower rotation period than most objects in the solar system. | Continue reading | 7 years ago

How Industrial Marketing Influences Buyers

Industrial marketing precedes industrial sales. Manufacturers, distributors & engineering service providers find it hard to accept that fact. | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Dismissing the cord-cutter myth

When cable TV subscriptions in the U.S. peaked in 2012 — and 97.6 million Americans paid to watch television delivered via cable — it seemed the traditional media supply chain was stronger than ever. Since then, however, cable subscriptions have steadily declined each year. Read … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Raspbian update gives Raspberry Pi 3 way better Bluetooth support

If you're working on a Raspberry Pi project, you're probably interested in the "Internet of Things," and if you're interested in the "Internet of Things," you're probably all about Bluetooth. The Raspberry Pi 3 added Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to the ultra-popular, ultra-cheap tiny comp … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

ISIS built an app with cartoon missiles and guns to teach kids the Arabic alphabet

Most of us learned the alphabet using simple mnemonic devices — “A” was for apple, “B” for ball, and so on. A new Android app from the Islamic State has a different set of mnemonics in mind. Released through the Islamic State Telegram channels, the app is designed to teach childr … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

3 Hidden Neuroscience Tricks Behind Instagram’s New Logo

While some feel Instagram's new logo design is a step in the wrong direction, the neuro-design at work suggests otherwise. | Continue reading | 7 years ago

The Upcoming Board Game Port 'Dark Future: Blood Red States' is Looking Better Than I Expected

It's been almost exactly a year since the first (and last time) we wrote about Auroch Digital's intention of bringing Games Workshop's Dark Future board game to digital, and on the occasion of Games Workshop's Warhammer Fest and Digital Assault (a celebration of everything Warham … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Bionic Bird: Elektronischer Vogelfreund

Drohnen fliegen kann mittlerweile jeder, könnten sich Early Adopter denken, und sich fragen, womit man als nächstes im Park die Blicke von Tech-Fans und begeisterten Kindern auf sich ziehen kann. Der Bionic Bird wird von Think Geek vertrie... | Continue reading | 7 years ago

How simulating behaviour can help policy makers

Date: 13/05/2016We are faced nowadays with complex problems such as climate change, financial instability, epidemics, social inequality, to name just very few. In addition, human society itself has become ever more complex with interactions taking place not face-to-face but digit … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Fentanyl: America's Grim New Opioid Addiction

Fatalities related to the synthetic opioid fentanyl -- up to 50 times as powerful as heroin -- are soaring in many parts of the country. Joseph Murphy's addiction to the drug tore his family apart. Now they're trying to put their lives back together. Video: Robert Libetti. Photo … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Centipede and Missile Command are getting movie adaptations

Classic Atari arcade games Centipede and Missile Command are going to be adapted into feature films.As reported by Deadline, the upcoming movies are part of a new deal between game publisher Atari and movie studio Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films, the company currently in post-production … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

YouTube tests an in-app messenger for sharing videos with friends

YouTube as a messaging app? Sure, why not! Everyone’s doing it, after all. In case you missed it: YouTube announced this week that it’s testing a new feature with a subset of its mobile app user base that will allow them to easily share videos with family and friends. Users with … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Runkeeper is secretly tracking you around the clock and sending your data to advertisers

Runkeeper has been found to track user's location even when the app is not running and to send that data to a U.S.-based advertiser. | Continue reading | 7 years ago

10 app icon redesigns: The good, the bad and the ugly

Redesigns happen. Whether a certain look has gone out of style, a brand's direction has changed, or it's just time for something fresh, many popular apps have changed the design of their iconsInstagram just changed its app icon, and while a new look was probably a good idea, many … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

The Blisk browser is a web developer's dream come true

With so many different devices and screen sizes people browse the web on, web developers need to make sure their websites will work on every platform and react properly to different screen resolutions. Now there's a developer-focused browser that makes that process a lot easier.S … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

The 4 Greatest Ways The Internet of Things Can Benefit the Developing World

We may be already reaping the benefits of Internet of Things technologies, but how can they help the developing world? | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Cadillac opens coffee shop to attract thirsty Bohemians looking for a new ride

On June 2, Cadillac will debut a coffee shop/boutique/art gallery at 330 Hudson Street, just north of Canal Street, called Cadillac House. The facility will not have any cars for sale — you have to go to a proper dealership for a new Caddy. But it will have coffee from Joe, cloth … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Bitcoin Price Range-Bound

Bitcoin price has spent the day above $450 (Bitstamp) but the market has not made progress either way. We take a look at the most significant boundaries for this years price action – and the levels that will confirm that a trending move has broken out. This analysis is provided b … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Samsung launches its stylish “Charm” wearable

Samsung has announced that its Charm wearable is soon to hit stores in select markets. Fitness fanatics yearning for Samsung style take note! | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Popular Bitcoin Casino FortuneJack launches New Bonus Offers

FortuneJack is one of the most popular online Bitcoin Casinos in the Industry. It is an instant play provably fair casino that offers a true gambling experience in a cryptocurrency gaming environment. The casino exclusively accepts Bitcoin, Litecoin, Darkcoin, Namecoin, Clams, Do … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Watch our short video recaps of Disrupt NY 2016

Disrupt NY 2016 has come to an end, and our video team put together three short videos that summarize each day of the event. Read More | Continue reading | 7 years ago