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How bitcoins became worth $10,000
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Enlarge (credit: Aurich / Getty) On Tuesday evening, the value of one bitcoin shot above $10,000. It has been a remarkable run for a currency that was only worth about $12 five years ago. The run has been particularly remarkable because it’s still not clear what Bitcoin is useful for. During its early years, the […]

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The Pixel 2's Dormant 'Visual Core' Chip Gets Activated In Latest Android Developer Preview
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The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL both feature a custom Intel “Visual Core” co-processor, which is meant to improve speed and battery life when shooting photos with Google’s HDR+ technology. The chip has been hanging out in the phone not really doing much of anything — until now. TechCrunch reports of a new […]

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Drones and smartphones help fight malaria in Tanzania
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The fight against malaria has been improving, but there's still lots more work to do. For one thing, anti-larval sprays are both expensive and time-consuming — you can't always afford to spray an entire area. Thankfully, a mix of technology is makin…

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Top Laptops Below 40,000 In India
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Authored by Amit Goenka We live in a world where laptops are omnipresent. Since the device serves both the personal and professional computing needs, it has become a necessity to possess this utilitarian device. There are a few feature-packed models specifically designed for the budget constraint people. If you are one of those, then check […]

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PTron Launches Curved Screen Smart Watch At Rs 1,299
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PTron has today announced the launch of its new smart watch in the budget range, dubbed as ‘Rhythm’, featuring Bluetooth technology, camera, and a SIM card slot. Available at Rs 1,299, the PTron Rhythm has a square curved touch screen coupled with high-grade silicon gel soft strap. According to a recent press release, PTron Rhythm […]

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6 Tips On Choosing The Best Phones
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These days smart devices have become a necessity. Smart phones are no longer considered a luxury as it has become quite important to own a smart phone these days. Most of the daily functions in our lives have now become simpler than before thanks to the advent of the internet and these smart devices. Due […]

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Archaeologists find mysterious, 4,000-year-old dog sacrifices in Russia
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A map of the area on the northern Russian steppes where the sacrificial dogs were found. The Krasnosamarskoe settlement was a tiny ritual center, part of the larger Indo-European Srubnaya culture in the late Bronze Age. (credit: Journal of Anthropological Archaeology) 4,000 years ago in the northern steppes of Eurasia, in the shadow of the […]

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The Rise of AI: Give Me That New Time Religion?
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Anthony Levandowski, known for his work developing self-driving auto technology, reportedly has started the world’s first artificial intelligence-based religion. Levandowski, who has been at the center of a legal dispute between Google’s Waymo self-driving unit and Uber, has cast himself as the frontman for the Way of the Future church. The mission of this “technotheistic” […]

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OnePlus 5T: Old Wine In A New Bottle
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Putting rest to the rumours, the OnePlus 5T is finally official. The successor of the OnePlus 5 comes with a fancy new design and better specs.   Catching up with the thin-bezel trend, the Chinese company has opted for a 18:9 display ratio. You get a 6-inch Full HD+ AMOLED screen with 2106 ×1080 pixels. […]

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