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  • GPS satellites have a little-known ‘Millennium Bug' problem of their own By The Next Web   -   Feb 22, 2019

    GPS SATELLITES HAVE A LITTLE-KNOWN ‘MILLENNIUM BUG' PROBLEM OF THEIR OWN

    Do you remember the panic surrounding the Millenium Bug? Computer programs, built when storage space was at a premium, would often...

    Tech
  • Cheap all-display phones are coming to kill the notch By The Next Web   -   Feb 22, 2019

    CHEAP ALL-DISPLAY PHONES ARE COMING TO KILL THE NOTCH

    A good few months ago, TNW was utterly mesmerized by the Vivo Nex phone. This all-body handset concealed its selfie camera with an...

    Smartphone, Phone, Plugged
  • 5 things you should know about STOs By The Next Web   -   Feb 22, 2019

    5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT STOS

    Last weekend Hard Fork flew Seattle to attend NEO's second ever developer conference. Besides getting to see and hear from NEO itself,...

    blockchain, cryptocurrency, Hard Fork
  • This DNA kit goes beyond ancestry - and it's currently on sale for 30% off By The Next Web   -   Feb 22, 2019

    THIS DNA KIT GOES BEYOND ANCESTRY - AND IT'S CURRENTLY ON SALE FOR 30% OFF

    With your Vitagene kit, just swab your cheek, send in your sample, and you'll get back a complete report explaining your DNA findings...

    Offers
  • Why did the chicken cross the road? To get fed by blockchain By The Next Web   -   Feb 22, 2019

    WHY DID THE CHICKEN CROSS THE ROAD? TO GET FED BY BLOCKCHAIN

    It's a cold, wet, and windy day in mid-January. You hear the knocking of the shutters against the window pane as you roll over in bed...

    Windows, blockchain, cryptocurrency, Hard Fork
  • This is the GDPR-themed sci-fi short story you've been waiting for By The Next Web   -   Feb 22, 2019

    THIS IS THE GDPR-THEMED SCI-FI SHORT STORY YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR

    The short story here below started as a submission to the Dutch Information Law Institute's science fiction contest but quickly grew...

    Science, Contributors
  • Blackmailers made $332,000 in Bitcoin during ‘sextortion' scam By The Next Web   -   Feb 22, 2019

    BLACKMAILERS MADE $332,000 IN BITCOIN DURING ‘SEXTORTION' SCAM

    Cybercriminals raked in more than $300,000 in Bitcoin payments during a ‘sextortion' email-based blackmail campaign, which was first...

    Science, blockchain, cryptocurrency, Hard Fork
  • Why Japan's mission to bring space rocks to Earth is so incredible By The Next Web   -   Feb 22, 2019

    WHY JAPAN'S MISSION TO BRING SPACE ROCKS TO EARTH IS SO INCREDIBLE

    A spacecraft launched by the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency in 2014 successfully touched down on a speeding near-Earth asteroid,...

    Twitter, Space
  • Here are the 5 hottest startups in Israel By The Next Web   -   Feb 22, 2019

    HERE ARE THE 5 HOTTEST STARTUPS IN ISRAEL

    Israel is a nation full of booming tech startups. In fact, according to the 2018 Global Startup Ecosystem Report, Tel Aviv has more...

    Tech, Business, Tech5
  • 13 ways to get customers to choose your app over the competition's By The Next Web   -   Feb 22, 2019

    13 WAYS TO GET CUSTOMERS TO CHOOSE YOUR APP OVER THE COMPETITION'S

    Competition between apps can be fierce. It's no longer just about selling a great product and doing some light advertising - there's...

    Mobile, Contributors
  • I ranked mobile gesture-based navigation systems, and the iPhone is still winning By The Next Web   -   Feb 22, 2019

    I RANKED MOBILE GESTURE-BASED NAVIGATION SYSTEMS, AND THE IPHONE IS STILL WINNING

    In 2017, Apple introduced gesture-based navigation for iOS on the iPhone X, and kick-started the trend of phones offering this functionality...

    Phone, Mobile, Android, Apple, iOS, iPhone, Apps, Google, Insider, OPPO, Plugged, World
  • ActionDash works great for visualizing the time you waste on your Android phone By The Next Web   -   Feb 22, 2019

    ACTIONDASH WORKS GREAT FOR VISUALIZING THE TIME YOU WASTE ON YOUR ANDROID PHONE

    Google showed off Digital Wellbeing several months ago as one of the most compelling new features in Android 9.0. The tool, which is...

    Phone, Google, Android, Apps
  • Thiscatdoesnotexist.com is, uhm, not as good as its human counterpart By The Next Web   -   Feb 22, 2019

    THISCATDOESNOTEXIST.COM IS, UHM, NOT AS GOOD AS ITS HUMAN COUNTERPART

    AI still needs some time to figure out how cats work. That is the idea one gets when visiting thiscatdoesnotexist.com. Just like its...

    Insider
  • S10, S10+, S10e hands-on: Samsung's galaxy of Galaxies gets a little bigger By The Next Web   -   Feb 21, 2019

    S10, S10+, S10E HANDS-ON: SAMSUNG'S GALAXY OF GALAXIES GETS A LITTLE BIGGER

    After months of seemingly endless rumors and speculation, the Galaxy S10 is here, and we had the chance to play with it - or rather,...

    Samsung, Insider, Plugged
  • Arkadium CEO Jessica Rovello on Solitaire's enduring appeal By The Next Web   -   Feb 21, 2019

    ARKADIUM CEO JESSICA ROVELLO ON SOLITAIRE'S ENDURING APPEAL

    There's a certain kind of computer game everyone plays, the kind that have been around for so long most people don't even know a time...

    Gaming
  • Predictive policing is a scam that perpetuates systemic bias By The Next Web   -   Feb 21, 2019

    PREDICTIVE POLICING IS A SCAM THAT PERPETUATES SYSTEMIC BIAS

    It's difficult to tell whether wide-spread use of predictive policing AI is the result of capitalism or ignorance. Perhaps it's both....

    Artificial Intelligence, Politics, Tech
  • Meet the lawyer-turned-artist behind classical cryptocurrency paintings By The Next Web   -   Feb 21, 2019

    MEET THE LAWYER-TURNED-ARTIST BEHIND CLASSICAL CRYPTOCURRENCY PAINTINGS

    Over the past 10 years cryptocurrency, blockchain, and art have become the most surprising and unlikely of bed fellows. Street art,...

    blockchain, cryptocurrency, Hard Fork
  • Marketing and CX enter the age of machine learning, but are businesses ready? By The Next Web   -   Feb 21, 2019

    MARKETING AND CX ENTER THE AGE OF MACHINE LEARNING, BUT ARE BUSINESSES READY?

    There is no longer a delineation between digital and traditional customers. Anyone with a smartphone traverses between online and offline...

    Smartphone, Contributors
  • Can foldable phones deliver where tablets failed? By The Next Web   -   Feb 21, 2019

    CAN FOLDABLE PHONES DELIVER WHERE TABLETS FAILED?

    Yesterday, Samsung unveiled its most ambitious phone to date - the ultra-flexible Samsung Galaxy Fold. This 5G-enabled tablet-smartphone...

    Tablet, Mobile, Phone, Samsung, Smartphone, Plugged
  • A brief history of cryptocurrency and blockchain white papers By The Next Web   -   Feb 21, 2019

    A BRIEF HISTORY OF CRYPTOCURRENCY AND BLOCKCHAIN WHITE PAPERS

    It'd be foolish to undermine the role of white papers in the cryptocurrency and blockchain ecosystem, given these industries - estimated...

    blockchain, cryptocurrency, Hard Fork