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United Bitcoin May Be the Most Controversial Fork to Date

Back on December 12 the well-known developer Jeff Garzik launched a Bitcoin Core (BTC) based fork called United Bitcoin (UBTC) after Segwit2x failed. At block height 498,777 the snapshot took place, and the UBTC network began just like the rest of the forks in existence, but claiming the tokens is far more complicated than one […]

Why Chatbots for CRM Matter for Your Business

Whether you order a pizza, taxi, or ask for a consultation at a bank via instant messenger, you will probably deal with a chatbot at some point in a day or week, though you may even not notice. CRM itself is a powerful sales and marketing tool for many business processes automation, but a chatbot […]

Coingeek Announces Funding the Electron Cash Development Team

On February 1 the cryptocurrency media outlet and blockchain company Coingeek announced it plans to fund the Electron Cash team’s development. The new Electron Cash projects will involve working on innovative plans for the bitcoin cash ecosystem and a partnership with the firm Nchain. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Supporters Prepare for the Network’s Next Six Month […]

Google Delisted Over 700,000 Malicious Play Store Apps in 2017

The year 2017 was a rather interesting one for Google. This was especially true as far as its Android App Store was concerned. As in previous years, the Play Store saw an influx of malicious applications and nefarious developers. As a result, the parent company took harsh action and delisted over 700,000 troublesome applications. Moreover, it seems over 100,000 […]

Alibaba Brings Its Smart City AI Platform to Kuala Lumpur

A lot of interesting things are happening in the world of artificial intelligence. In particular, there is a lot of excitement regarding Alibaba’s smart city AI platform. This technology has been in development for quite some time now and goes by the name City Brain. The entire system runs on Alibaba’s cloud computing infrastructure and is […]

Chinese Beggars Flock to QR Codes to Collect Money

Everyone knows technology plays a big role in China. Especially in the financial sector, there are plenty of interesting technology-related developments to keep an eye on. The use of QR codes has increased exponentially over the past few years. Surprisingly, street beggars are now using this technology as a way to collect money.  QR Codes Serve Different […]

Scientist Deciphers Instructions to Claim Bitcoin In a DNA Sample

This week, Sander Wuyts, a Ph.D. student from the University of Antwerp (UAntwerp) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) completed an extraordinary competition that involved bitcoin and DNA-related research. Wuyts was the first to decipher hidden messages in a tube of DNA in a scientific challenge where he won a single bitcoin for his accomplishment. Also […]