Watching Lisk Cryptocurrency Pairs Move

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Lisk project — platform for creating decentralized applications, which was able to break into the leaders and compete with Ethereum. We will tell you about the project, its potential and prospects in our material.. Reasons for Lisk's success  The creators of the project relied on the maximum simplification of the possibilities of working with their […]

Hidden mining malware is often disguised as textbooks and abstracts

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Kaspersky Lab has discovered that some malicious programs for hidden mining are disguised as rare textbooks, ready-made works or come bundled with them. After analyzing the history of infections of Kaspersky users related to files on school and student topics, 233 thousand cases of downloading infected books and abstracts to computers were identified. More than […]

New electrolyte makes lithium sulfur batteries safe and durable

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Otis Energy has developed a stable and durable lithium-sulfur battery with double the capacity of existing lithium-ion batteries.. Lithium sulfur batteries have been around since the 1960s and are well known for their high energy density and low cost. Their main disadvantage is that lithium polysulfides dissolve well in the electrolytes used., because of what the […]

World’s largest floating solar power plant commissioned

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Chinese state company CECEP and French Ciel & Terre has completed all work on the launch of the largest floating solar power plant to date, with a capacity of 70 MW. Nearby, on the same reservoir, another station with a capacity of 150 MW will soon begin to fully function.. Construction of a project distributed on […]

Chinese drone tank teaches children programming and robotics

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Chinese robotics manufacturer DJI will give kids outside of China the feel of being part of the prestigious RoboMasters competition, with the finale gaining over 1 million views on live Twitch streams and a $ 75,000 first place prize. DJI has been organizing a large-scale competition for 5 years. To popularize DJI technology, the company […]

More than 50 banks tested R3’s Voltron trade finance app

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More than 50 banks from 27 countries took part in the trial of the new Voltron trade finance application developed by the R3 consortium on the Corda blockchain. The eight founding banks have initiated an industry platform to improve the trade finance process to facilitate letter of credit transactions. By reducing the settlement period, eliminating […]

Facebook may officially announce its cryptocurrency before the end of June

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Facebook will officially announce the development of its own cryptocurrency project by the end of this month, as reported The Information. According to the publication, the company plans to distribute control over the processing of transactions between third-party organizations, which will act as connection nodes, ensuring decentralization. For the possibility of partial control of the network, […]

Found a new way to measure gravity using pairs of atoms

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Researchers used differences in pairs of atoms suspended in air to accurately measure gravity. Currently, standard gravity experiments involve dropping objects in shielded tubes for measurements with special instruments. Although this method is effective, but it provides only short-term observation of gravitational interactions, and may be affected by external magnetic fields. Recently, a team of physicists from […]

NASA has identified the best system for mining lunar regolith

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US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) chooses best lunar excavation machine design. As part of the Artemis program, NASA plans to create a habitable base on the Moon. The main building material for the shelters will be the satellite’s residual soil. Since in-house engineers were never able to develop an effective robot for mining […]

Deutsche Bank predicts cryptocurrencies will replace fiat by 2030

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According to research by Deutsche Bank, the demand for digital currencies will grow steadily over the next decade, and as a result, they will completely replace cash.. IN report Bank strategist Jim Reed describes the serious problems facing the current currency system, which became more evident with the advent of bitcoin. In his opinion, the increased […]

Ethereum hard fork will take place in mid-January

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Ethereum platform developers have agreed on the activation point for the long-awaited major update to Constantinople, which will be block 7080000. Based on the average closing time of blocks and their remaining number until the specified point, the Ethereum hard fork should take place between January 14-18, 2019. The development team decided to give users […]

The main technical progress of the DeepBrain Chain. Successfully testing a machine learning model in real life

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  DeepBrainChain project talks about its developments, prospects and events.     Artificial Intelligence — the result of processing data arrays using algorithms. Computing power and algorithms are not only essential in achieving responsiveness and materialization of relevant functions in AI, but are fundamental building blocks. Currently, the high price of equipment severely limits AI companies, […]

The Ministry of Finance will reconsider the approach to the regulation of the crypto market

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The Ministry of Finance of Russia is considering the possibility of dividing cryptocurrencies into three main groups, based on their peculiarities of functioning, in order to simplify regulation of the digital asset market. Deputy Minister of Finance Alexey Moiseev told RNS, that yesterday the RSPP hosted a panel discussion between the Ministry of Finance and […]

CME Approaches Ether Futures Launch

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CME Group Inc. created a base for launching ether futures, showing that she is ready to consider not only bitcoin in her activities. The company said Monday it is launching two new ETH-linked indices, including daily price tracking. They are similar to a pair of BTC indices that CME unveiled at the end of 2016. […]

Ethereum will make a 51% attack useless

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The founder of the Ethereum platform, Vitalik Buterin, proposed a new version of the consensus algorithm that will protect the network from attacks even with only 1% «honest» knots. He recently posted article, in which he explained that by adding independent observer nodes that actively monitor the consensus, and not just download the results, the […]

Scientists have invented threads that change color when dangerous gases appear in the air

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Engineers have developed a method for manufacturing gas analyzing filaments that change color when various hazardous gases are detected in the air or under water. They can be woven into clothing, do not get wet and allow you to visually identify even complex mixtures of toxic substances. According to scientists from Tufts University, the sensitivity […]

Adidas 3D prints shoes

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Adidas plans to release 100,000 pairs of shoes by the end of this year with 3D-printed soles from startup Carbon. James Carnes, vice president of strategic brand development for the company, also said they have an ambitious plan to further grow volumes and establish themselves as the world’s largest manufacturer of 3D printed products. Joseph […]

Lexus unveils its first production electric vehicle, the UX 300e

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Lexus has unveiled an electric version of the UX crossover, which outwardly practically does not differ from the original version.. Despite the absence of significant changes in the design, its filling has changed dramatically. In the UX 300e model, the internal combustion engine is replaced by a power unit with a capacity of 201 hp. […]

Apple patents a stationary PC with a one-piece curved glass case

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Apple has filed a patent for a new desktop design with a curved sheet of glass on the main body. According to description, the computing device is divided into three main areas. The upper part of the case has a dedicated slot for the display, the center of the lower part is for the keyboard […]

Ural Federal University and Samsung will train experts on the Internet of Things

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Russia can consolidate its leadership in the field of the Internet of Things due to the signing of an agreement between UrFU and Samsung on the creation of the Academy of the Internet of Things. The meeting of representatives of the parties took place within the framework of the exhibition «Innoprom». The rector of the university […]

US Army develops silent hydrogen fuel cell tanks

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U.S. Army military engineers develop new hydrogen-powered combat vehicles, including tanks and infantry fighting vehicles.. Scientists at the Center for Ground Vehicles and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory are assessing the prospects for the introduction of power technology using fuel cells and ancillary equipment that will provide a tactical advantage for land systems. Hydrogen is […]

Bithumb Receives Additional Tax Claim For $ 70 Million

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South Korea Internal Revenue Service Issues Bithumb $ 69.5 Million Additional Invoice For Cryptocurrency Trading. Such a huge claim came to the company due to the fact that, according to the inspectors, until January 2018, the exchange did not correctly withhold income tax from foreign customers. As a result, all income of non-residents was attributed […]

Deutsche Bank Joins JPMorgan Cryptocurrency Payment Network

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Deutsche Bank joins the Interbank Information Network (IIN) launched by JPMorgan Chase. IIN operates on the Quorum blockchain, which was developed in 2017 based on the Ethereum platform. The project uses JPM Coin stablecoin to process dollar payments of client banks, helping to reduce the time and costs of interbank transactions. Although testing of the system […]

Elina Sidorenko at RBW spoke about the problems of cryptoeconomics

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At the Russian blockchain week conference, Elina Sidorenko said that now no country in the world has a decent regulation of cryptoeconomics due to the lack of agreements at the international level. She began with an overview of the current situation in Russia, hoping deep down that the State Duma would not have time to […]

Neural networks will switch to optical chips

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Stanford University researchers have found that training artificial neural networks directly on an optical chip leads to more energy efficient execution of complex tasks, such as speech or image recognition.. An artificial neural network is a type of artificial intelligence that uses connected units to process information in a manner similar to how our brains […]

Scientists have achieved superconductivity at room temperature for the first time

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Researchers finally find a way to create a resistance-free flow of electricity at room temperature. The creation of superconductors without electrical resistance and magnetic field is «the holy grail» physics, because it will open the way to technologies that can radically change our world. Until now, such properties have been observed only in some materials […]

Consensus 2018 debated who will win: ASICs or GPUs

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Consensus has become the center of controversy among professionals regarding the eternal confrontation between ASICs vs GPUs. As part of Consensus 2018, a discussion was launched on the confrontation between ASICs vs GPUs. Its beginning fell on the role of ASICs in mining and the reality of the possible threat of using such a technique […]

Major hedge fund invested in Boomstarter blockchain platform

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Blockchain platform for financing startups Boomstarter.Network attracted investments from hedge fund DTI, which participated in the token sale of the Telegram messenger. DTI is a large hedge fund specializing in investments in high-tech projects. In 2018, the fund expanded its portfolio by investing in the Telegram ICO and the Dropbox cloud storage IPO. The next […]

2578 ETH were stolen from a startup

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The new victim of the hacker is the crypto company Taylor, which is developing a smart assistant for trading virtual currency. As a result of the hack, the scammer stole 2,578 ETH received from investors during the ICO, and part of the platform tokens (TAY). The total value of the stolen ether is approximately $ […]

AI robot paints a lunar landscape in traditional Chinese style

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Hong Kong artist Victor Wong programmed a robot’s artificial intelligence to paint Chinese-style paintings and now sells his work for $ 13,000. The Chinese man spent three years on the development of the robot and called it rather succinctly – A.I. Gemini. The peculiarity of the digital artist’s work is that 3D images of the […]

Researchers have developed a technology for light levitation of objects

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Researchers have developed a way to levitate and move objects using only light, creating special nanoscale patterns on their surface.. Previously, scientists have already managed to achieve the movement of nanoparticles using radiation pressure from a laser beam, but this method operates at a very short distance and does not allow manipulating macro-objects. However, a […]

Scientists have found a way to increase the speed of electronics millions of times

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A group of researchers showed how the transfer of electrons can be accelerated with the help of light pulses, and in this way they were able to switch electron currents at a speed of about 600 attoseconds (10-18). Components of modern electronics, usually based on semiconductor technologies, are able to turn on or off in […]

Created a “rubber” battery that can be bent, stretched and twisted

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Researchers have used tensile materials to design a battery that can be bent, stretched, and twisted. Ideal for flexible electronics. Manufacturers of smartphones, laptops, smart gadgets and sensors are paying more and more attention to elastic and foldable elements. However, they all need a power source, which is now usually a lithium-ion battery. Unfortunately, these […]

Russians reach the final of the Boeing-sponsored personal aircraft design competition

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The Moscow drone company Aeroxo has reached the final of the international competition for the development of individual flying vehicles GoFly, the largest sponsor of which is Boeing. More than 850 teams from 103 countries took part in the competition, but only five reached the final. Basic requirements for participation in GoFly is the development of […]

UK financial regulator will not control bitcoins and ether

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The UK Financial Conduct Authority says digital currencies such as bitcoin and ether are outside its purview. The FCA has released an updated version of the cryptocurrency guide, which explains its policy regarding the new asset class. In the document, bitcoin, ether and other similar digital currencies are equated to decentralized exchange tokens, so the […]

Scientists have created a self-healing aluminum that is 25 times more durable than normal

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Researchers have found a way to change the microstructure of aluminum alloys so that they can withstand dynamic loads by repairing weakened areas by trapping new particles. Due to its lightness and good corrosion resistance, aluminum has found many applications in various industries, especially mechanical engineering..  However, its main disadvantage is its tendency to rapidly […]

“Under the hood”: social networks as a tool of influence

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Social networks have become a real bridge between users around the world. The publication of personal information, photographs and other materials has long been a part of creating communication. However, few people think about the negative consequences that social networks can carry.. Facebook and his «friends» The recent Facebook scandal, sparked by an interview with […]

JPMorgan Chase will start testing its cryptocurrency by the end of 2019

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JPMorgan Chase, one of the largest US financial holdings, will conduct closed testing of JPM Coin in conjunction with corporate clients. Umar Farouk, head of the bank’s digital treasury and blockchain department, said that tests of the digital currency should begin before the end of the year. JPMorgan expects stablecoin to help accelerate corporate payments, […]

China deanonymizes the activities of blockchain companies

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China Cyberspace Administration (CAC) approved a set of new rules governing the activities of blockchain companies and obliging operators to disclose all information about users, as well as to combat prohibited content. Celestial Internet censor published «Regulation on the management of information blockchain services», which applies to all public service providers (websites or mobile applications) […]

Hackers hacked Binance and stole $ 41 million in bitcoins

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Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, reports 7000 bitcoins hacked and stolen. On May 7, the marketplace discovered a serious security breach that allowed attackers to gain access to user APIs, two-factor authentication codes, and other data. The hackers followed a well-designed plan and waited a certain amount of time before withdrawing funds using […]

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