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what is bitcoin and how does bitcoin works

admin/ July 3, 2017/ / 0 comments

My journey into the dark economy starts much as expected: in front of a computer screen, late at night. It ends somewhere quite unexpected, in a humdrum setting a world away from the stereotype of modernity, equality and sticking it to the man promised by digital currencies such as Bitcoin: it ends in a used DVD store, my purchase refused.

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how to invest and earn in bitcoin

admin/ June 30, 2017/ / 0 comments

There are at least three ways, though only one of them looks rational today. First, you could mine your own bitcoins. Second, you could buy some from an exchange. Third, you could buy shares in a fund that has invested in bitcoins. Please note that answering your question is not a recommendation, and I am not qualified to give advice

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iPhone after 10 years on the road – How iPhone changed the world in 10 years

admin/ June 30, 2017/ / 0 comments

Ten years ago today, the first iPhone hit stores in the US. On paper, the device was nothing special: it lacked the 3G connectivity which was becoming standard across much of the world, its battery struggled to last a day, and its camera resolution was just two megapixels. It also came with an eye-watering price tag of $499, and a

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Toshiba sues Western Digital for 1billion-Toshiba misses self-imposed deadline for chip unit sale

admin/ June 28, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

Japan’s Toshiba Corp (6502.T) has pushed back its timeline to clinch a sale of its prized flash memory chip unit, saying the $18 billion deal was being held up due to differences of opinion within the consortium chosen as preferred bidder. The delay came as the conglomerate sued its chip business partner Western Digital Corp (WDC.O) for interfering in the

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Google pays $2.7Billion fine in E.U. over manipulated search results

admin/ June 27, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

The penalty, of 2.4 billion euros, highlights the aggressive stance that European officials have taken in regulating many of the world’s largest technology companies, going significantly further than their American counterparts. By levying the fine against Google — more than double the previous largest penalty in this type of antitrust case — Margrethe Vestager, the European Union’s antitrust chief, also

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27/6/2017 Ukraine cyber attack

admin/ June 27, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

Ukraine’s national bank, state power company and largest airport are among the targets of a huge cyber attack on government infrastructure. Rozenko Pavlo, the deputy Prime Minister, said he and other members of the cabinet were unable to access their computers. He tweeted an image of his PC displaying a message claiming a disk “contains errors and needs to be

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Amazon’s delivery drone house [It looks like a beehive]

admin/ June 27, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

If Amazon has its way, cities around the US will have vertical drone centers shaped like giant beehives in the middle of downtown districts, allowing the online retailer to coordinate speedy deliveries by unmanned aircrafts. The company has filed for a patent for “multi-level fulfillment centers” that would accommodate the landing and takeoff of drones in dense urban settings, the

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self-driving technology coming up – Apple and Hertz

admin/ June 27, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

Apple Inc is leasing a small fleet of cars from rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc to test self-driving technology, Bloomberg reported on Monday. Hertz shares were up 13.5 percent at $10.82, while shares of Apple were slightly down. Apple is renting Lexus RX450h sport-utility vehicles from Hertz’s Donlen fleet-management unit, according to the Bloomberg report, citing documents released recently

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