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Mastercard targets major blockchain breakthrough

Mastercard targets major blockchain breakthrough

Mastercard is looking to make blockchain transactions easier for everyone with a new payments system. The company has applied for a patent concerning a simpler way to tie cryptocurrency payments to real-life accounts. The patent application, which was submitted to the USPTO, covers a, “Method and system for linkage of …

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Cryptomining replaces ransomware as most prevalent threat

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Hackers turn to cryptomining In the mid-year update to its Vulnerability and Threat Trends report, security vendor Skybox Security notes that the relative positions of ransomware and cryptomining threats have changed. In the update covering trends from January to June 2018, cryptomining quickly overtook ransomware, reversing the position at the …

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Scientists sign pledge not to develop autonomous weapons

Scientists sign pledge not to develop autonomous weapons

A robot should only be ‘your plastic pal who’s fun to be with’, argue scientists More than 2,000 scientists working in artificial intelligence have signed a pledge not to develop or manufacture “lethal autonomous weapons”.  The 2,400 or so signatories include Tesla founder Elon Musk, and the three co-founders of …

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Robots will create more jobs than they take, says PwC

Robots will create more jobs than they take, says PwC

The manufacturing sector will lose almost 30 per cent of existing jobs Job losses are a commonly-cited factor against investing in automation, but a new report claims that more jobs will be created than lost through robot adoption. According to an analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), a total of 7 million …

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Low-Cost Gaming Laptops : MSI GV62 8RD-200

Low-Cost Gaming Laptops : MSI GV62 8RD-200

The MSI GV62 8RD-200 is Packed with Advanced Specs and More The MSI GV62 8RD-200 gaming laptop is the latest offering from the technology brand that will provide avid gamers with access to impressive functionalities without breaking the bank. Positioned as a cost-effective option for gamers, the laptop features an …

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Save $120 on Western Digital's fastest 1TB SSD

Save $120 on Western Digital's fastest 1TB SSD

Fast solid-state drives are already expensive to start and if you want a high-capacity version, prices tend to get astronomical quickly. That's why this $120 off deal on the WD Black NVMe SSD is one of the most impressive bargains you'll find during Amazon Prime Day. Although it's not technically …

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