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While the U.S. waits, China has been CRISPRing human cancer patients since 2015

By | 2018-01-24T12:12:00+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Android|

While the U.S. is just gearing up to the idea of CRISPRing its first humans, China seems to be benefiting from the “move fast and break things” — or cut them with the CRISPR scissors — motto. As The Wall Street Journal reports, China has already gene-edited 86 people using CRISPR-Cas9 since 2015. Unhindered

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Apple releases iOS 11.2.5 with HomePod support

By | 2018-01-24T10:21:22+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: GSM|

Apple has released iOS 11.2.5 for compatible devices. The OTA update weighed in at 172.9MB for our iPhone 8 Plus unit but as usual the size will vary with device. The major change in this update is the addition for HomePod support. As we reported earlier, the HomePod will be available to order

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Facebook acquires biometric ID verification startup Confirm.io

By | 2018-01-23T23:32:15+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Facebook|

Facebook has confirmed to TechCrunch that it’s acquired…Confirm.io. The startup offered an API that let other companies quickly verify someone’s government issued identification card like a driver’s license was authentic. The Boston-based startup will shut down as both its team and technology are rolled into Facebook, where it could help users who are

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First Beta Launch Scheduled for End of March

By | 2018-01-24T05:02:44+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Cryptography|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tron just announced some long-awaited news, that many TRX enthusiasts were anxiously waiting to hear. Source: medium Announced by the Tron Labs on Medium, Tron’s “Exodus” will be launched on March 31st and it will show the main network functions. TRON, at its core, is a decentralized content protocol on the basis of

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GoDaddy is acquiring social media marketing platform Main Street Hub for $125M

By | 2018-01-24T11:10:52+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Android|

GoDaddy is acquiring Main Street Hub, an Austin-based social media marketing platform. The deal is for $125M in cash plus up to $50M in potential future earn outs, and is expected to close late in Q2 2018. Founded in 2010 Main Street Hub has raised a total of $93M in debt and equity

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Protecting intellectual property rights in the billion-dollar world of virtual gaming

By | 2018-01-24T10:04:08+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Android|

Brianna Howard Contributor Brianna Ricque Howard is a Los Angeles-based associate at global law firm Nixon Peabody LLP. She primarily practices complex commercial litigation and intellectual property litigation and is a member of the firm’s esports task force. Virtual reality may have found a game-changing partner: esports. Recently it was announced that Justice

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The latest iOS update fixes a glitch that would let others crash your phone with a text message

By | 2018-01-24T00:44:50+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Apple|

Last week, software developer and researcher Abraham Masri shared details of a bug that would allow others to freeze your iPhone with little more than a quick text message. Apple has just pushed out iOS 11.2.5, which patches that issue. This bug, the likes of which are often referred to as a “text

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Apple issues Meltdown fix for Macs running Sierra and El Capitan

By | 2018-01-23T23:43:29+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Apple|

A wise person once said, “don’t upgrade to the latest OS X until it’s been patched a few times. And even then, sometimes it isn’t really worth it, though maybe for security stuff.” These words (from before the name change to macOS) have inspired many to stay on older versions of the OS,

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Bitcoin Now In ‘Bubble Territory’, Warns Goldman Sachs

By | 2018-01-24T04:34:13+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Cryptography|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you’re an investor anguishing at the performance of bitcoin lately, there may be more bad news on the way. Today, Goldman Sachs issued a warning against the cryptocurrency, affirming that there is “no doubt” that bitcoin’s meteoric rise over the past year has “pushed it into bubble territory.” Goldman Sachs also compared

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DJI announces Mavic Air ultra-portable foldable camera drone

By | 2018-01-24T09:20:20+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: GSM|

DJI has launched a new drone which the company claims is its smallest and best drone yet. Called the DJI Mavic Air, the new drone is the size of a smartphone when it is folded up. Apart from the size, which is very obviously the focus of this product, the Mavic Air also

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