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Ride-share drivers in China have been secretly live-streaming their female passengers

Imagine stepping into a ride-share car hire, only to be unwittingly streamed live on the internet to thousands of people as the driver grills you…

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Conservatives are trying to derail marriage equality from becoming law in Taiwan

In May 2017, Taiwan’s top court ruled that same-sex marriage was a constitutional right, paving the way for it to become the first territory in…

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Trump just cancelled pay raises for 1.9 million federal government workers

The US can’t afford to give its civilian workforce their planned raises, Donald Trump said today in a letter to Congress—so he’s cancelling them. “I…

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San Francisco just showed scooter startups it won’t tolerate bad behavior

San Francisco has issued permits to two companies—Skip and Scoot—while flipping the bureaucratic bird to 10 others who applied today (Aug. 30). Under the pilot…

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Global aging populations mean that dementia rates are about to skyrocket

The 50 million people currently living with dementia make up about 0.7% of the population. By 2050, the proportion of people living with dementia is…

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Square Cryptocurrency Payment Network Approved

The San Francisco-based digital payments firm Square had their patent application approved on August 29th for a system that allows merchants to accept cryptocurrencies (in…

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The Best Bytecoin Exchange Sites for Crypto Investors

Bytecoin exchange sites are becoming more numerous as the privacy-focused cryptocoin continues to mature. However, there is a clear leader when it comes to volume…

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What are Bitcoin Oracles? New Functionality on the Blockchain

Bitcoin oracles are external sensors that activate a smart contract on the blockchain, and are currently experimental for the Bitcoin blockchain. The research is still in its…

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Kaspersky Lab Reveals Scary Truths About Cybercrime and Cryptocurrency

With over 400 million users and around 300 thousand corporate accounts, Kaspersky Lab knows a thing or two about cybersecurity. Over their 20 years in…

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China Announces New Blockchain Lab Initiative

The official voice of the Chinese Communist Party, The People’s Daily, reported that on June 15th the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) announced the creation…

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