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Bitcoin is the best bet for cryptocurrency investors, says Wall Street trader

But the fact that bitcoin has established use cases is what gives it the competitive advantage over other cryptocurrencies, Smith said. Last fall, when bitcoin futures were announced, “people got very excited about bitcoin,” he said. “They got really excited about all these other tokens and use

Social media’s sword: It cuts both ways, says a new study

Social media is hailed for its power to connect people and communities, but it can also do the opposite. They are forums where anybody can criticize anyone else from a distance, and this degree of separation just might fuel the notion that harsh words lose potency as

SpaceX’s prototype internet satellites are good enough for gaming, Elon Musk says

It’s been three months since SpaceX launched the first prototype satellites for its Starlink broadband internet network, and there’s been precious little information about what they’re up to. Until today. Responding to a follower’s Twitter inquiry, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk assessed how the twin satellites, dubbed Tintin A and

iPhone X Is Dead, Says Analyst, While LG Faces OLED Display Manufacturing Issues

Apple lost over $60 billion (roughly Rs. 3,97,480 crores) in market cap in two days after Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), Apple’s biggest supplier, said in an earnings update that second-quarter revenues would be hit by “weak demand from the mobile sector”. Separately, Apple supplier LG Display is said to have been

Democratic memo to be released, US House committee says

A congressional panel has voted unanimously to release a Democratic rebuttal to a Republican memo alleging bias against President Donald Trump. The Republican president has five days to decide whether to declassify the 10-page document. The House Intelligence Committee released the Democratic memo, which highlights flaws in

Intel CEO Says Chip Flaw Damage Contained by Industry, 90 Percent Chips to Be Patched in Coming Days

HIGHLIGHTS The Meltdown security flaw only affects Intel chips Alongside, a wider-reaching Spectre flaw was also revealed Tech giants have been scrambling to update software and hardware Intel chief Brian Krzanich said Monday the impact of a recently discovered vulnerability in computer chips has been limited due to “remarkable” collaboration

Google’s Hinton Says AI Poses New Challenges to Regulators

Expansion of artificial intelligence in financial services, healthcare, transportation and other fields poses new challenges to governments charged with regulating those industries, according to an executive with Google who is a pioneer in the field of machine learning. “It’s going to be a big issue,” Geoffrey Hinton, a vice

Twitter says it’s being blocked by Pakistan’s government

Twitter’s service was blocked by Pakistan’s government Saturday, the company said in a tweet from its policy account . “We are aware of reports that the Pakistani government has taken action to block Twitter service, as well as other social media services, and that users are having difficulty using

UC Browser Back on Play Store, UCWeb Says Updated Settings in Line With Google Policy

After being removed from Google Play for a week, Alibaba-owned UCWeb said on Wednesday that a new version of UC Browser is now available on Google Play. The app was removed from Google Play last week, and UCWeb claims it was due to a certain setting not being in line with Google’s policy. This has been

Xiaomi Doubles Its Shipments in Q3 2017, Says IDC

The global smartphone market has momentum going into the year-end holiday shopping season, according to preliminary figures released Thursday by International Data Corporation (IDC). An estimated 373.1 million smartphones were shipped worldwide during the third quarter of this year in a 2.7 percent rise from the same period