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Crunch Report | U.S. Government Blames North Korea for WannaCry

By |December 20th, 2017|

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Coinbase halts Bitcoin Cash trading as price briefly hits $8,500

By |December 20th, 2017|

 After just announcing full support for Bitcoin Cash, buying and selling on Coinbase and GDAX is temporarily disabled. For about an hour Coinbase and GDAX were both showing Coinbase Cash prices at around $8,500, which is almost three times higher than the $3,500 price it’s trading at on all other exchanges. But for most of this time --> READ MORE

Coinbase now lets you buy and sell Bitcoin Cash

By |December 20th, 2017|

 Coinbase has just added full support for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) – meaning you can now send, receive, buy and sell the cryptocurrency. All users will also be credited an amount of Bitcoin Cash equal to their Bitcoin balance during the hard fork that occurred August 1st, 2017. Bitcoin Cash trading will also be available on --> READ MORE

Bio-programming toolkit maker Asimov launches with $4.7M from Andreessen Horowitz

By |December 19th, 2017|

 Biotech is one of today’s many hot tech frontiers, but one thing holding it back is that it’s significantly less amenable to traditional computing techniques than other areas. A new startup is working on bridging the gap between the digital and the biological by creating a set of computer-aided biology design tools. It’s a prescient --> READ MORE

The future of source code security is consensus-based

By |December 19th, 2017|

 The security landscape is ever-changing. It is the most non-constant industry on the planet. New threats appear and new solutions are built to squash them. Rinse, repeat. It’s a never-ending cycle in what seems like no end in sight. What’s the promised land? Can we ever reach an end-state where all software running across the --> READ MORE

Google’s Tacotron 2 simplifies the process of teaching an AI to speak

By |December 19th, 2017|

 Creating convincing artificial speech is a hot pursuit right now, with Google arguably in the lead. The company may have leapt ahead again with the announcement today of Tacotron 2, a new method for training a neural network to produce realistic speech from text that requires almost no grammatical expertise. Read More Source: News

Stitch Fix is crashing after its first-ever earnings report

By |December 19th, 2017|

 Stitch Fix’s first earnings report is not going well for the company, as its shares went into a tailspin after a significant run up over the past month following its IPO when it delivered its results its most recent fiscal quarter. Stitch Fix, a personalized apparel company that ships a box of recommended items that --> READ MORE

Is the time finally right for platform-agnostic cloud gaming?

By |December 19th, 2017|

 We’ve heard it all before. Gaming in the cloud, the ability to play the most demanding titles, regardless of the limitations of our own hardware. That was the dream of OnLive, way back in 2010. It was a dream that didn’t end particularly well for the company. Parsec co-founder and CEO Benjy Boxer, for one, believes --> READ MORE

White House petition site goes offline prior to late January relaunch

By |December 19th, 2017|

 The White House petition portal established by the Obama administration is on pause, at the moment. The site, known as We The People, allows anyone to make a petition and collect digital signatures online. According to the site’s maintenance page, the relaunch won’t change the rules or erase the site’s archives. Read More Source: News

Review: GoPro HERO6 Black

By |December 19th, 2017|

 GoPro has always occupied a fairly tight niche of camera users. In fact, there are almost certainly more people who own the action camera than have lives gnarly or radical enough to actually need them. With this laser focus has come GoPro’s ability to continue optimizing fully with each new update to its HERO series. This --> READ MORE