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  • Improving financial services in digital asset markets using new technologies By The Next Web   -   Oct 19, 2018

    IMPROVING FINANCIAL SERVICES IN DIGITAL ASSET MARKETS USING NEW TECHNOLOGIES

    The integration of legacy financial services, blockchains, and the emerging class of digital assets are underway. The potential of...

    Contributors
  • Apple's next event is on October 30, probably for new iPads and Macs By The Next Web   -   Oct 19, 2018

    APPLE'S NEXT EVENT IS ON OCTOBER 30, PROBABLY FOR NEW IPADS AND MACS

    It was just last month that Apple announced three new iPhones and its latest smartwatch, but it turns out the company isn't done for...

    iPhone, Hardware, Apple, iPad, iOS, Insider, Plugged
  • Twitter now shows if a tweet was deleted for policy violations By The Next Web   -   Oct 18, 2018

    TWITTER NOW SHOWS IF A TWEET WAS DELETED FOR POLICY VIOLATIONS

    Twitter recently announced it's rolling out a feature to provide context around deleted tweets - including who deleted them and why....

    Twitter
  • IBM just proved quantum computers can do things impossible for classical ones By The Next Web   -   Oct 18, 2018

    IBM JUST PROVED QUANTUM COMPUTERS CAN DO THINGS IMPOSSIBLE FOR CLASSICAL ONES

    A team of researchers from IBM, the University of Waterloo, and the Technical University of Munich today published the results of an...

    Science, IBM, Tech
  • It's the end of an era: Netflix cancels Orange is the New Black By The Next Web   -   Oct 18, 2018

    IT'S THE END OF AN ERA: NETFLIX CANCELS ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK

    Netflix yesterday announced it would end its most popular original television program after its next season. Warning: This may make...

    Twitter, distract, Tech
  • Rockstar Games controversy renews concern over ‘crunch culture' By The Next Web   -   Oct 18, 2018

    ROCKSTAR GAMES CONTROVERSY RENEWS CONCERN OVER ‘CRUNCH CULTURE'

    On the cusp of releasing one of the biggest games of the year, Red Dead Redemption 2, developer Rockstar Games has been forced to allay...

    Gaming
  • Twitter releases 10M Iranian and Russian propaganda tweets ahead of US Midterms By The Next Web   -   Oct 18, 2018

    TWITTER RELEASES 10M IRANIAN AND RUSSIAN PROPAGANDA TWEETS AHEAD OF US MIDTERMS

    Twitter yesterday released a bevy of data related to Iranian and Russian-sponsored misinformation campaigns started as long ago as...

    Twitter, Politics, Russian, Social Media, United States
  • TicketMaster discovers blockchain, buys Ethereum-powered app By The Next Web   -   Oct 18, 2018

    TICKETMASTER DISCOVERS BLOCKCHAIN, BUYS ETHEREUM-POWERED APP

    TicketMaster, the most globally recognized company in events ticketing, has given into the hype and bought a company specializing in...

    Smartphone, cryptocurrency, Hard Fork
  • After ten years, TNW Conference has a new home By The Next Web   -   Oct 18, 2018

    AFTER TEN YEARS, TNW CONFERENCE HAS A NEW HOME

    Written by Wytze de Haan, Director of Events For our 14th edition, TNW Conference is moving to a new location! But before I tell you...

    Events, Insider
  • DJs can soon play live sets directly from SoundCloud By The Next Web   -   Oct 18, 2018

    DJS CAN SOON PLAY LIVE SETS DIRECTLY FROM SOUNDCLOUD

    SoundCloud users will soon be able to DJ live directly on the platform, all while having its huge catalogue of streamed music at their...

    Music, Tech
  • Get all the best utility Mac apps in one place - for less than $6 a month By The Next Web   -   Oct 18, 2018

    GET ALL THE BEST UTILITY MAC APPS IN ONE PLACE - FOR LESS THAN $6 A MONTH

    Setapp is looking to be the trusted friend who points you in the right app direction with their Mac app subscription service. Right...

    Offers
  • You can now buy Elon Musk's ‘Not A Flamethrower' with Bitcoin By The Next Web   -   Oct 18, 2018

    YOU CAN NOW BUY ELON MUSK'S ‘NOT A FLAMETHROWER' WITH BITCOIN

    There's something fitting about an Elon Musk business accepting Bitcoin, because, you know, they're about as stable as each other....

    cryptocurrency, Hard Fork
  • Malta: Two-thirds of cryptocurrencers fail multiple-choice licensing exam By The Next Web   -   Oct 18, 2018

    MALTA: TWO-THIRDS OF CRYPTOCURRENCERS FAIL MULTIPLE-CHOICE LICENSING EXAM

    Malta is fast becoming an international hot-spot for blockchain entrepreneurs, but reports have indicated two-thirds of applicants...

    cryptocurrency, Hard Fork
  • NatWest to become world's first bank to use blockchain for loan management By The Next Web   -   Oct 18, 2018

    NATWEST TO BECOME WORLD'S FIRST BANK TO USE BLOCKCHAIN FOR LOAN MANAGEMENT

    Even though blockchain was originally developed to replace conventional banks, it seems they might also have uses for the decentralized...

    blockchain, cryptocurrency, Hard Fork
  • Adobe shows off a video editing tool to magically isolate moving objects in seconds By The Next Web   -   Oct 18, 2018

    ADOBE SHOWS OFF A VIDEO EDITING TOOL TO MAGICALLY ISOLATE MOVING OBJECTS IN SECONDS

    At its recent Max conference, Adobe showed off a bunch of cool new features that it could potentially include in updates to its powerful...

    Apps
  • WhatsApp's ‘Vacation' and ‘Silent' modes will help bury pesky group chats By The Next Web   -   Oct 18, 2018

    WHATSAPP'S ‘VACATION' AND ‘SILENT' MODES WILL HELP BURY PESKY GROUP CHATS

    WhatsApp groups can occasionally be useful, but they can also become the bane of your existence, with their annoying notifications...

    Apps, Insider
  • Tencent and Huawei lead Chinese companies in building coinless ‘Ethereum-killer' By The Next Web   -   Oct 18, 2018

    TENCENT AND HUAWEI LEAD CHINESE COMPANIES IN BUILDING COINLESS ‘ETHEREUM-KILLER'

    A consortium backed by major Chinese corporations Tencent and Huawei will debut its new open source “blockchain ecosystem” FISCO BCOS...

    cryptocurrency, Hard Fork
  • 50% of American WhatsApp users don't know it's owned by Facebook By The Next Web   -   Oct 18, 2018

    50% OF AMERICAN WHATSAPP USERS DON'T KNOW IT'S OWNED BY FACEBOOK

    Just over half of Americans who have used WhatsApp in the last six months are unaware that it's owned by Facebook. This, my friends,...

    Google, Facebook, Tech
  • Bill Gates and the EU announce a €100M investment fund to combat climate change By The Next Web   -   Oct 18, 2018

    BILL GATES AND THE EU ANNOUNCE A €100M INVESTMENT FUND TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE

    Bill Gates and the EU announced that the union and Breakthrough Energy - an investor group led by Gates - will together launch a €100...

    Science, Europe, Tech
  • Top UK security firm to offer vaulted cryptocurrency storage By The Next Web   -   Oct 18, 2018

    TOP UK SECURITY FIRM TO OFFER VAULTED CRYPTOCURRENCY STORAGE

    With over $1 billion worth of cryptocurrency being stolen since 2017, British security services firm G4S is taking it upon itself to...

    blockchain, cryptocurrency, Hard Fork