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Here‘s why the Huawei P30 Pro‘s camera could redefine smartphone photography

Huawei‘s P20 Pro and Matte 20 Pro had the best camera hardware of any smartphone in 2017, bar none. Sure, the Pixel 3 had myfavoritecamera Google‘s image processing is still the best but Huawei managed to combine solid, versatile software with a giant camera sensor and triple lens setup that remains unmatched a year later. The P20 Pro remained at the top of DxOMark until the P30 and P30 Pro were revealed today. My point is, it would

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Mozilla just launched an Android password manager

It‘s no secret that Mozilla is trying to distinguish itself from its competitors by focusing heavily on privacy and security. The latest salvo in that effort is Firefox Lockbox for Android, which promises to securely and privately store passwords, while ensuring people remain logged in to their favorite apps and services. But does the world need another password manager? Maybe. What Firefox Lockbox does well compared to other password manag

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Bethesda‘s games are going back to Steam, Epic gets snubbed

Bethesda has declared its public support of Steam by promising its upcoming games will have a home there. A scant six months ago, this would have just been the end of the company‘s failed attempt to launch its own platform. But in the currently contentious world of PC gaming, it‘s a new salvo in the ongoing standoff between Valve‘s platform and the upstart Epic Store. The company appeared to be moving towards its own platform, t

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This app exposes which cryptocurrency a user is most likely to shill on Twitter

It‘s a challenge to navigate the cryptocurrency space. The entire community pretty much resides within the confines of the Twitter hellscape, where differences in investment portfolios often lead to in-fighting and disinformation. This is why one ingenious software developer created a new browser extension to help the general public figure out exactly what‘s going on. It‘s called ‘Coinflict of Interest.‘ It‘s a

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Here‘s how to exhibit your startup for free at TNW2019

Every day, groundbreaking ideas are transformed into startups. Their expertise and capabilities can help companies reach new levels of growth but it can be hard to get their name out there. That‘s why we‘re shining the spotlight on the most promising tech startups that are innovating the future of work at TNW2019, so companies can benefit from their ideas. We‘re partnering with Heidrick and Struggles, one of the leading executi

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Blizzard tweaks loot boxes in Heroes of the Storm amid gambling controversy

Players of Blizzard‘s Heroes of the Storm noticed something in the latest patch notes: the developers were removing the ability to buy loot boxes with real money. Given the battle that game publishers are fighting with officials across the globe over loot boxes, it‘s possible this is an sign of things to come - an experiment Blizzard is running with one of its smaller games that could prevent trouble for its bigger ones, and gauge how

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CERN‘s new study brings us closer to understanding antimatter and why we exist

Why do we exist? This is arguably the most profound question there is and one that may seem completely outside the scope of particle physics. But our new experiment at CERN‘s Large Hadron Collider has taken us a step closer to figuring it out. To understand why, let‘s go back in time some 13.8 billion years to the Big Bang. This event produced equal amounts of the matter you are made of and something called antimatter. It is believed

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‘First cryptocurrency football club‘ is still paying players‘ salaries in fiat

Contrary to what was promised last year, semi-professional football team Gibraltar United is still not paying its players in cryptocurrency. In July 2018, The Guardian reported the Gibraltar Premier division team will be the first one to ‘pay players in cryptocurrency.‘ Club founder and majority owner, Pablo Dana, said all player contracts will include payment agreements in cryptocurrency by next season. ‘All players and staff w

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Boeing 737 MAX‘s crashes explained by an aircraft expert

The Boeing 737 is the most produced commercial airplane in history: over 10,000 have been built since it first flew in 1967, with thousands more on order. Even the UK‘s Royal Air Force is to put them into service as the P8a Poseidon. An airplane which flies that much will have accidents. The 737 has had over 200 that have led to the loss of the airplane, resulting in over 5,000 fatalities over its 51 years. But statistically, this nonethele

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Google accidentally promoted a malicious Bitcoin wallet on YouTube

Google-owned YouTube inadvertently advertized an illegitimate version of the Bitcoin wallet Electrum. A Redditorunearthed the issue, noting how the malicious advert was disguised to resemble a real Electrum advertisement. ‘It even tells you to go the correct link(electrum.org) in the video but when you click on the advertisement it immediately starts downloading the malicious exefile,‘ the Redditor said. The malicious advert would red

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Huawei announces the P30 and P30 Pro here are the beefy specs

Today in Paris, Huawei announced two new models of its photography-focused series of phones: the P30 and P30 Pro. In this piece, we‘re going to look at the devices‘ specs. There‘ll be a hands-on coming soon and, excitingly, an in-depth analysis of the phones‘ cameras. Let‘s get into this! The cameras Huawei‘s P-series of phones is known for its cameras, and the P30 and P30 Pro are no exception. The entry-level

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Pay what you want for 60+ hours of expert design training

We‘ve got a collection of training that can take you a long way toward understanding how to bring your vision to life on the digital page. And best of all, you can get The Complete Learn to Design course bundle for any price you want to pay.

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HackerRank report shows Gen-Z women are ready for the tech workplace

HackerRank today published its 2019 Women In Tech Report, which looks at developer trends across a sample of 12,000 female developers. The report paints an encouraging picture. It highlights that women developers belonging to the so-called Generation Z group possess the skills employers desperately require. The report defines Generation Z as anyone under the age of 21. According to HackerRank, most women in this age group surveyed are proficient

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Weiss Ratings: EOS is the best cryptocurrency, then Ripple, and THEN Bitcoin

A division of finance mainstay Weiss Ratings has today put prominent altcoinsEOS and Ripple (XRP) alongside Bitcoin as the top three ‘cryptocurrencies‘ on the market - and it‘s sure to rustle some feathers. Digital asset ratings unitWeiss Crypto Ratings studied 122 cryptocurrencies across the marketusing a variety of metrics. The report seeks to dispel what it describes as a misunderstanding amongst observers who ‘seem to

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Score 300+ tech courses for life with a 60 StoneRiver membership

This jam-packed online academy has a roster of courses so vast that it‘ll satisfy students looking to train up on a particular subject as well as anyone who finds they need to pick up new skills regularly. Stone River offers more than 300 tech training courses - that‘s over 2,000 hours of online learning - on topics covering all manner of digital work.

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Bitmain‘s dreams to go public slashed after IPO filing lapses

Bitmain‘s hopes for an initial public offering (IPO) have been slashed after the cryptocurrency firm‘s application to list on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange officially expired. Itsapplication officially lapsed on Tuesday, six months after it was first submitted. The company, which specializes in designing microchips to mine cryptocurrency and work alongside AI applications, said on its website: We do recognize that despite the huge pote

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TNW2019 Daily: We have a ferris wheel!

I have very exciting news today: the official TNW2019 terrain map is here! It‘s over 40,000-square-meters, with tons of new venues and aferris wheel. I‘m so down for this or rather, I‘m so up for this. With only 44 days left until TNW Conference kicks off, let‘s dive into all the best parts of the map. On May 9 and 10, you‘ll see it for yourself but it‘s fun to get a sneak peek. Bigger and better Last year&ls

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PAX wants to be the Apple of weed vapes and CBD might be the key

I‘ve had the pleasure of testing a number of very good weed vapes. But, when I‘m finished with my review, more often than not, I return to the PAX 3. Basically, I like it a lot. So, when I was offered the chance to speak withJJ O‘Brien, PAX‘sVP of strategy, in Amsterdam, I leapt at the chance. I mean, who wouldn‘t? Let‘s start with the basics. O‘Brien has been at PAX for two-and-a-half years. He joined wh

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European Parliament votes ‘yes‘ on controversial Copyright Reform

The EU Parliament just approved the controversial Copyright Reform, despite public protests and loud opposition from platforms such as GitHub, Google, Reddit and Wikipedia. Dark day for internet freedom: The @Europarl_EN has rubber-stamped copyright reform including #Article13 and #Article11. MEPs refused to even consider amendments. The results of the final vote: 348 in favor, 274 against #SaveYourInternet pic.twitter.com/8bHaPEEUk3 - Julia Reda

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CHEAP: Score 200 off the latest iPad Pro, fast

While Apple announced a swathe of new services last night, it‘s still largely a hardware company which makes beautifully designed products like the iPad Pro. If you act fast, you can get your hands on it for up to 200 off its sticker price. There‘s a 99 discount on the 11-inch iPad Pro so it‘s now priced at 699, and a massive 200 off on the 12.9-inch 512GB Wi-Fi model, bringing the price down to 1,149.99. All the other iPad Pro

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Spotify acquires another studio to bolster its podcast efforts

After snapping up Gimlet Media and Anchor in its bid to enter the podcasting arena, Spotify has just acquired Los Angeles-based studio Parcast, which produces a range of crime- and mystery-focused shows. The studio, which has been around since 2016, already has 18 series under its belt, with imaginative titles like Serial Killers, Unsolved Murders, and Cults. It‘s slated to launch 20 new shows this year. Interestingly, it claims that 75 per

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Bitcoin exchange DragonEx ‘hacked for undisclosed amount‘

Cryptocurrency exchange DragonEx says it has been hacked, although it is not yet known how much has been lost in the alleged attack. The Singapore-based companyannounced the news on its official Telegram channel on Monday. In its announcement, the company explained: ‘On March 24th, DragonEx has [sic] encountered attacks from hackers, our users‘ crypto assets and Platform crypto assets were transferred and stolen.‘ Part of the as

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New EU regulations put an end to buying Bitcoin anonymously

One of the last places you could buy Bitcoin (somewhat) anonymously online has implemented new compliance regulations that make it impossible for users to obscure their identity. LocalBitcoins.com announced yesterday that it implemented new measures to satisfy the European Union‘s (EU) 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD). The changes came into force on March 18, and LocalBitcoins is the first exchange in Europe to align its business

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‘Broad Band‘ is the best book we‘ve read on women in computing

To those unfamiliar with computing history, the world‘s first general-purpose computer was the ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer). Made public in 1946, this 30-ton ‘giant brain‘ had a military purpose - it was created to help the US Army calculate artillery fire. The ENIAC was operated by six programmers - Kay McNulty, Betty Jennings, Betty Snyder, Marlyn Meltzer, Fran Bilas, and Ruth Lichterman. Handpicked fro

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