Monday , April 23 2018

Softbank Eyes Carbon Emissions Cuts with Green Energy Blockchain Pilot

Softbank Eyes Carbon Emissions Cuts with Green Energy Blockchain Pilot In bid to reduce carbon emissions, a group of Japanese technology and energy firms is launching a pilot project aimed to allow consumers in rural areas to trade renewable energy over a blockchain-based platform. Scheduled to start in June this …

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Travel Booking Site CheapAir Is Switching Bitcoin Payment Processors

Travel Booking Site CheapAir Is Switching Bitcoin Payment Processors Online travel booking agency CheapAir.com said Friday that it will switch bitcoin payment processors following a service change by Coinbase. CheapAir.com – which began accepting bitcoin back in 2013 in a first for the global travel industry – explained the move …

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Meizu sticks with bezels for its new 15 series phones

Meizu sticks with bezels for its new 15 series phones Celebrating its 15th anniversary in business, Chinese hardware brand Meizu has launched its 15 series of Android phones. The series doesn’t go the way of numerous other recent devices which offer tall screens and notches cutting into their displays; instead, they feature …

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Cybersecurity is the target of Udacity’s next nanodegree

Cybersecurity is the target of Udacity’s next nanodegree Udacity is prepping its first-ever nanodegree program in cybersecurity. The e-learning company wants the course to play a serious role in the fight against the growing threat of online attacks against companies and organizations. The post Cybersecurity is the target of Udacity’s …

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This exquisite clockwork contraption will sign your name — for $365,000

This exquisite clockwork contraption will sign your name — for $365,000 The Signing Machine from Swiss watchmaker Jaquet Droz is an extraordinary piece of work. Created to showcase the company’s mechanical clockwork technology, the machine can sign your name so you don’t have to. But it’ll cost you. The post …

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Flickr just got acquired by SmugMug

Flickr just got acquired by SmugMug Over the weekend, photo hosting platform SmugMug acquired Flickr from Yahoo – sorry, Verizon; merging two companies that have offered similar services for nearly 15 years. So what’s changing, and in which cloud should you stash your photographs? SmugMug said that it couldn’t pass …

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