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Elon Musk’s Boring Co. raises $113 million to chase a pipe dream – TechCrunch

By | 2018-04-17T10:25:42+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Android|

Elon Musk’s tunneling startup The Boring Company has raised $113 million to fund its vision of the near/distant future of transportation, according to newly filed SEC docs first spotted by CNBC. The startup, which is centered around the goal of creating underground tunnels, plays a central part in Musk’s integrated view of urban

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US bans ZTE from buying Qualcomm chipsets for seven years

By | 2018-04-17T12:35:35+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

ZTE can't buy Qualcomm chips anymore, following a decision by the US Department of Commerce. It punishes the Chinese company for violating the terms of a sanctions violation case, by banning all US companies from selling prohibited goods such as chipsets to ZTE. The ban will be in force for seven years. ZTE

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Someone made a game where you ride the rapidly changing prices of cryptocurrencies – TechCrunch

By | 2018-04-16T23:54:09+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Mobile|

The cryptocurrency world is a strange one, but at least it has a sense of humor. A new game has you riding a little crypto-car along the wildly fluctuating prices of major and minor currencies. It’s quite ridiculous, and it isn’t even a bad game! It’s called Crypto Rider, predictably, and is very

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Utah’s Pluralsight unveils IPO filing – TechCrunch

By | 2018-04-17T07:10:45+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Android|

Pluralsight, the Utah-based education technology company, has revealed its IPO filing.  Given the timing of the unveiling, the company is likely targeting a May public debut. Its core business is online software development courses, helping people improve their skills in categories like IT, data and security. Businesses small and large pay Pluralsight to help

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Google initiative looks to preserve walkable copies of Earth’s historical sites on the web – TechCrunch

By | 2018-04-17T00:58:46+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Google|

Indiana Jones’ exclamation of, “It belongs in a museum!” is taking a trip into the digital age with a Google initiative that will save archaeological sites to the cloud. Google’s nonprofit Arts and Culture arm is partnering with another nonprofit, Oakland-based CyArk, which flies drones and sets up cameras around historical sites using photogrammetry

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Facebook points finger at Google and Twitter for data collection – TechCrunch

By | 2018-04-16T21:46:51+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Google|

‘Other companies suck in your data too’ Facebook explained in many, many words today with a blog post detailing how it gathers information about you from around the web. Facebook product management director David Baser wrote “Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn all have similar Like and Share buttons to help people share things on their

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Netflix nears a $150B market cap as its subscribers continue to balloon – TechCrunch

By | 2018-04-16T22:52:33+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Mobile|

Just last quarter Netflix passed a $100 billion market cap — and we might already be talking about it as a $150 billion company before too long with yet another big financial quarter that sent its stock soaring. Netflix, again, beat out some expectations Wall Street held for the first quarter and provided

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These Altcoins Outperformed Bitcoin | Will the Uptrend Continue?

By | 2018-04-17T10:34:12+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Cryptography|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The latest bull-run allowed Altcoins to recover from a four-month-low: Altcoins experienced a sharper selloff than Bitcoin (BTC) in the previous month and at the beginning of April, due to regulatory concerns in the Asian markets and a broader selloff in crypto markets. However, the latest bull-run provided huge support to altcoins. The

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Brian Kelly Predicts Huge Growth for Bitcoin

By | 2018-04-17T10:00:38+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Cryptography|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Analysts are optimistic about the future of Bitcoin price: Bitcoin price (BTC) traded in the green during the weekend, and the largest coin added $1400 to its price last week.  The latest bull-run continues to receive support from bullish sentiments; bulls believe BTC price has hit the bottom early in the previous week

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Three Former Google Employees Create Blockchain Community

By | 2018-04-16T21:01:23+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Cryptography|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

There are a lot of people hopping on the Blockchain bandwagon. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, though. After all, blockchain technology has a number of benefits. In fact, people are even claiming the decentralized technology could help solve the ongoing data crisis. Whether or not that’s true, people have continued to move

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