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Take six minutes and learn a thing or two about Bitcoin

Bitcoin Properly published a new video about bitcoin, discussing the revolutionary nature of bitcoin and blockchain technology. The video is akin to the famous We Use Coins video, but updated, and in a bit more in depth without being overly technical. In this video, it’s explained that “the technology behind crypto currencies such as Bitcoin will[…]

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Catholic church: Bitcoin is the Mark of the Beast

I couldn’t believe it when I read it, but yes, it’s there. In an article published on catholic.org, the Catholic church says that the future of currency, which in the article includes Bitcoin, “calls forth the “Mark of the Beast” as spoken in the Book of Revelations.“ The article discusses future currency concepts, drawing comparisons to[…]

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Using flying drones to hack your smartphone data

Security researchers in London have successfully pulled off a hack for a program called “Snoopy,” that controls a flying drone which finds smartphones in any given area and steals it’s data. According to the researchers, the program utilizes drones to fly over areas and scan for smartphones with open Wi-Fi connections. If they’re found, the[…]

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Scientists are closer to reading minds, are able to reconstruct faces from memory

What are you, a mind reader? It’s a cliche phrase dating back centuries, where mind reading was thought of a magic. Today, the possibility of mind reading isn’t that far fetched. As a matter of fact, it’s possible right now, as scientists work to put the puzzle together in our minds. At Yale University, researchers[…]

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Internet consumption around the world (Infographic)

If you’re curious how people around the world access the Internet, then you’ll want to check out this infographic from International Business Guide. 2013 marked the first year that there are more mobile internet devices than humans, which makes access to the Internet easier than ever. The infographic says that 25% of the world is on mobile[…]

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Edward Snowden: Here’s how we take back the Internet

Edward Snowden did a TED Talks speech on government surveillance and Internet freedom, via a “telepresence” robot in Russia. The right to data privacy, he suggests, is not a partisan issue, but requires a fundamental rethink of the role of the Internet in our lives — and the laws that protect it. “Your rights matter,” he[…]

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1 in 10 Americans think HTML is some sort of sexually transmitted disease

If I ever have to think about an STD, I certainly don’t think about HyperText Markup Language. Although, using HTML and CSS together is How To Make Love. All jokes aside, apparently for many American’s, web design and technological terms such as HTML mean something much different to them. In a study conducted by Vouchercloud.net, 1 out of[…]