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computersIBM May 4 Hackathon to Address California Wildfires

Call for Code, a worldwide, multi-year initiative that inspires developers to solve pressing global problems with sustainable software solutions. You may even have participated in the 2018 Global Challenge. Over 100,000 developers from 156 nations competed in the previous Call …

appleMicrosoft Number One But Apple Will be Back on Top Monday With US-China Trade Deal

Microsoft surpassed Apple as the world’s most valuable company in the world. reclaiming the number one spot after more than 15 years. Microsoft has a market value of more than $851 billion and Apple has a value of $847 billion. …

carsBetter Commuting with Google Maps

New features have been added to Google Maps to help you take control of your daily commute— enabling you to plan ahead, prepare for the inevitable disruptions, and possibly avoid them altogether. People in North America spend a full day …

internetSoftware defined radios are key to satellite direct to future smartphone communication

Nextbigfuture was able to ask Rob Hoyt of Tethers Unlimited how he will be able to use 27 large high low-earth orbit satellites to provide high-speed internet directly to smartphones. The GlobalFi approach will be to put all of the …

internetIncapsula Review and Installation Process

Incapsula is a cloud-based application delivery service that enables online businesses of all sizes to enjoy enterprise-grade website security, performance and availability. Incapsula includes a best-of-breed web application firewall, comprehensive DDoS protection, a global content delivery network, and an application …

bitcoinRobinhood will allow Bitcoin and Ethereum to be traded without transaction fees starting February

Robinhood, stock trading app, will let you buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum without any added transaction fees starting in February, compared to Coinbase’s 1.5 to 4 percent fees in the US. You can now monitor and invest in cryptocurrencies, …

bitcoinGoogle Trends searches for Cryptocurrency and other terms

Google Trends shows the how searches for cryptocurrency, bitcoin, ethereum and bitcoin bubble have gone up over the past few months. Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific business-oriented writer of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is known for insightful articles …

cryptocurrencyCryptocurrency Ripple working with Moneygram to update the $600 billion cross border payment market

The global remittance market is a big business. In 2016, remitters sent nearly $600 billion in cross-border payments to help support family members living in their home countries or to settle transactions with business partners. Money transfer companies allow people …

blockchainUse a hardware wallet to securely trade alternative cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies are mainly traded on Coinbase. Coinbase only allows trading on about four cryptocurrencies. Trading on the thousands of other cryptocurrencies is often on less secure exchanges. Getting a hardware wallet like Ledger Nano S (about $110) is needed to …

bitcoinRipple briefly passes Ethereum for second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization

Another Cryptocurrency doubles in one week. This time it was Ripple. Ripple is used for transactions on Ripple’s open-source RippleNet cryptocurrency network, reached $1.82. The price rally arrived after a long period of inactivity in the market, which had held …