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Admin August 10, 2018

Samsung introduced an upgraded smartwatch and a new smart speaker on Thursday, as the South Korean electronics giant strives to match and pull ahead of rival Apple. The new speaker, called the Galaxy Home, is shaped like a small cooking pot and stands on three silver legs. It includes Samsung’s Bixby voice-controlled digital assistant and […]

Admin August 10, 2018

Facebook’s web traffic continues to slide and the site is at risk of losing its second-place spot for most-visited websites to YouTube, a new study has found. In the last two years, Facebook.com traffic has fallen from 8.5 billion visits to 4.7 billion, SimilarWeb revealed on Wednesday. Meanwhile, YouTube’s traffic, which hit 4.5 billion visits […]

Admin August 10, 2018

Apple has removed InfoWars podcasts from its iTunes and Podcasts apps, but it’s stopping short of doing it in the App Store. In a statement to BuzzFeed News, Apple confirmed that the controversial InfoWars’ InfoWars Official mobile app will remain in its App Store. The app allows you to stream programs from the conspiracy site […]

Admin August 10, 2018

By Aaron Pressman 8:59 AM EDT This is the web version of Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here. Back in the old days in New York City there was this rapper from Brooklyn who went by the name Professor Louie. […]

Admin August 10, 2018

When Florida high school student Kevin Dimaculangan heard last year that one of his teachers was offering a Bluetooth speaker as a prize for winning IT certifications, he decided to try his hand at a Microsoft Excel certificate. Now the 15-year-old is the reigning champion of Microsoft Excel 2016 and thousands of dollars richer in […]

Admin August 10, 2018

Cryptocurrency markets are in a slump and people are discouraged. But not Nick Tomaino. The longtime Coinbase employee, who now runs a crypto venture fund backed by big name investors Mark Cuban and Marc Andreesen, thinks things are looking up. It’s been a year since Tomaino launched the $26 million fund, called 1confirmation, and he […]

Admin August 10, 2018

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies took steep dives in early trading Wednesday, with many digital currencies losing more than 10% of their value. Bitcoin was down 8.5% as of 10:05 a.m. ET, while Ethereum lost more than 10% and XRP tumbled 16%. EOS was the biggest loser of the top 10 traded cryptos, falling 17.89%, according […]

Admin August 10, 2018

Cryptocurrency giant Coinbase announced on Monday it has hired Tim Wagner, a veteran of Amazon Web Services, to be its vice president of engineering. In a blog post announcing the hire, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong described engineering as core to its strategy of building cryptocurrency products, and said Wagner would be leading and expanding its […]