Toys “R” Us Is Back—Now With More Surveillance!

Reports about the toy store using cameras to track shoppers caused an uproar, but the companies behind the tech insist their systems are trained to ignore...

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AI Research Reveals Crypto Leaders Are Angry and Depressed
Dec12

AI Research Reveals Crypto Leaders Are Angry and Depressed

An artificial intelligence-driven personality research on the characteristics of crypto industry leaders such as Vitalik Buterin, Justin Sun, and Brian Armstrong found that intellect, liberalism, and cautiousness are their top personality traits. And a comparison with general tech titans showed that crypto leaders are 98.4% more likely to demonstrate anger and 46.4% more likely to harbor depression. Also Read: Research Exposes...

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BRD’s Adam Traidman on New Products, Crypto Adoption, and Banking the Unbanked Into 2020
Dec12

BRD’s Adam Traidman on New Products, Crypto Adoption, and Banking the Unbanked Into 2020

Breadwallet, later known as Bread, and now just as BRD, was the first crypto wallet in the App Store in 2014. Its non-custodial, open source and user-friendly nature saw it become very popular, now with nearly 3 million users worldwide. CEO Adam Traidman took some time to field questions from news.Bitcoin.com this week, detailing BRD’s upcoming first enterprise blockchain product launch, the importance of branding, and the...

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Apple Hits Encryption Key With DMCA Notice, Panic Shuts Down the Jailbreak Sub-Reddit
Dec12

Apple Hits Encryption Key With DMCA Notice, Panic Shuts Down the Jailbreak Sub-Reddit

To most users of mobile computing devices such as phones and tablets, they exist to be used however the consumer sees fit. However, the majority are restricted to prevent the adventurous from doing whatever they like with their own hardware. To bypass these restrictions, users can utilize a so-called jailbreak tool. These unlock the digital handcuffs deployed on a device and grant additional freedoms that aren’t available as...

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Most Active Copyright Trolls Have Stopped Filing U.S. Piracy Lawsuits, For Now
Dec12

Most Active Copyright Trolls Have Stopped Filing U.S. Piracy Lawsuits, For Now

While most piracy activity has shifted to streaming in recent years, U.S. courts have still been overloaded with BitTorrent related piracy lawsuits. This phenomenon, often dubbed as copyright trolling, started roughly a decade ago and remains ongoing. This scheme can be both simple and lucrative. Rightsholders file complaints against “John Does” who are initially only known by an IP-address. They then request a subpoena to...

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