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Another initial coin offering ‘exit scam’ steals $660M from Vietnam’s investors

Reports claim that a company developing two cryptocurrencies raised $660.79 million in initial coin offerings and disappeared with the money. The company initially paid commissions with cash but reverted to worthless tokens.
Emerging Tech

Forget cloning dogs, A.I. is the real way to let your pooch live forever

Researchers from the University of Washington and the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence have created a deep-learning A.I. that is designed to mimic the behavior of dogs.
Computing

The MacBook Pro did it first, but does the MateBook X Pro do it better?

Huawei's latest Windows 10 notebook ups the screen size and packs in an innovative privacy-enhancing camera and productivity-friendly display. Does the MateBook X Pro have what it takes to compete with its rather obvious target, Apple's…
Deals

Save hundreds with the best MacBook deals for April 2018

If you’re in the market for a new Apple laptop, let us make your work a little easier: We hunted down the best up-to-date MacBook deals available online right now from various retailers.
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Yahoo Japan invests in a cryptocurrency exchange platform launching this fall

Yahoo Japan and BitARG Exchange Tokyo both confirmed a 40 percent investment in an upcoming Bitcoin exchange platform launching this fall. Yahoo Japan will supposedly make additional investments at the beginning of 2019.
Computing

Google is learning to differentiate between your voice and your friend’s

Thanks to new Google research detailed in a paper titled, "Looking to Listen at the Cocktail Party," a new deep learning system is able to identify voices by looking at people's faces as they speak. 
Mobile

Google code offers hints that Android Messages is coming to a desktop near you

Google's new Android Messages for web will soon allow you to send a text message from your computer. With ability to use a desktop keyboard, hopefully typos and bad autocorrect mistakes will be a thing of the past.
Computing

Cryptojacking is the new ransomware. Is that a good thing?

Cryptominers are now one of the most common types of malware, beating out long standing malicious software like ransomware. But is this new type of threat here to stay? We spoke to security experts to find out.
Computing

Bitcoin is collected through ASIC miners. Here's what it is and why it matters

Although some cryptocurrencies can be mined with general purpose hardware like graphics cards, the biggest like Bitcoin, need ASIC miners; hardware that's designed specifically to do one thing and one thing only: mine.
Mobile

European Commission may slap Google with a serious fine over Android

Sources close to the European Commission claim Google will likely face a multi-billion dollar fine regarding Android's dominance in the smartphone market along with a few "suggestions" to keep the company out of hot water.
Computing

Get your pickaxe ready: The next MineCon Earth show streams in September

Microsoft and Mojang have revealed the date for the next MineCon Earth live-stream event. Taking place this September, the show will include live gameplay, discussions between Lydia Winters and community co-hosts, and more.
Emerging Tech

Thanks to A.I., there is finally a way to spot ‘deepfake’ face swaps online

Researchers from Germany’s Technical University of Munich have created a deep-learning algorithm that's designed to spot 'deepfake' face swap images and videos online. Here's how it works.