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  • 18 hours ago
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    RSK Raises $3.5 Million, Launches Bitcoin Smart Contract Testnet

    Bitcoin, long recognized for its stability and security, tends to falls short when it comes to newer innovations. Meanwhile, smart contracts platform ethereum is drawing increasingly more attention. But what if you could combine those two networks and come up with the best of both worlds? That is what blockchain startup RSK Labs has long sought to do. The company’s blockchain solution, RSK (or Rootstock), aims to draw on the strengths of the bitcoin network, while bringing new options, like fl...

  • 7 days ago
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    Top Human Rights Tweets of the Week

    Reported hate crimes against Muslims in the United States rose dramatically, again; Trump fires Comey; in a boost for rights, France elected Emmanuel Macron to the presidency, but the far-right’s unprecedented share of the vote should be a wake-up call for France; the crisis in Venezuela deepens; worrying trends in Indonesia; and a campaign to stop anti-gay attacks in Chechnya – get the background from HRW’s Facebook Live Q & A. 

  • 9 days ago
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    Net neutrality protestors leave messages on doors in FCC chairman's neighborhood

    Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai unveiled his plans to reverse net neutrality last month, and the proposal is expected to face an initial vote on May 18th. While net neutrality supporters have displayed their opposition to Pai’s continued stance against the 2015 ruling in a few creative ways, this weekend a campaign aimed to hit the chairman close to home — literally.

  • 2 weeks ago
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    Google’s mysterious new Fuchsia OS has a UI now

    We’ve known for a while now that Google is working on a mysterious new operating system known as “Fuchsia.” Unlike Android or Chrome OS that are based on Linux, Fuchsia is built on a new, Google-built kernel called “Magenta” instead. It turns out Fuchsia has come a long way from the command line form it existed in when it was first uncovered last August. Google has since added an early user interface to its new operating system featuring a card-based design, as can be seen in Ars Techi...

  • 2 weeks ago
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    LGBT survivors of torture in Chechnya speak out

    For several weeks, journalists and NGOs have been drawing attention to a campaign of terror against the LGBT community in Chechnya, a Muslim-majority region of Russia in the Caucasus. Detentions, torture and even murders have been reported - but the authorities deny the claims. Our correspondent Elena Volochine managed to talk to some of the victims, who gave chilling accounts of persecution.

  • 2 weeks ago
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    Europe's Famed Bog Bodies Are Starting to Reveal Their Secrets

    High-tech tools divulge new information about the mysterious and violent fates met by these corpses

  • 3 weeks ago
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    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson calls on UN to step up pressure on N. Korea

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson today called on member nations of the U.N. Security Council to step up their diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea after recent provocations from the rogue regime. "We have said this before and it bears repeating; the policy of strategic patience is over," Tillerson said during an open session on North Korea, adding it was time to "adopt a new approach."

  • 1 month ago
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    Donald Trump recognizes slaughter of Armenians, avoids terming it ‘genocide’

    President Trump paid tribute Monday to more than one million Armenians killed during the Ottoman Empire, but followed his predecessors in stopping short of calling the century-old killings a genocide. Mr. Trump called the deaths “one of the worst mass atrocities of the 20th century,” with about 1.5 million Armenians “deported, massacred, or marched to their deaths” beginning in 1915.

  • 1 month ago
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    Chinas 1st cargo spacecraft successfully docks with space lab

    Chinas first unmanned cargo spacecraft today successfully completed automated docking with the orbiting Tiangong-2 space lab, state media reported. The Tianzhou-1 cargo spacecraft successfully completed automated docking with the orbiting space lab at 12:23 PM (local time), according to Beijing Aerospace Control Centre.

  • 1 month ago
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    North Korean ships dock in Chinese port despite coal embargo

    The docking of six North Korean ships at a port in northern China has raised questions over a Chinese ban on coal imports from the nuclear-armed state. The ships docked Thursday and Friday at a port in the city of Tangshan in northern Hebei province, near Beijing. All six North Korean ships were loaded with anthracite coal, according to a daily docking plan published on the port of Jintang's website. Unloading times of up to six hours were listed for the ships.

  • 1 month ago
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    Why one Republican voted to kill privacy rules: “Nobody has to use the Internet”

    A Republican lawmaker who voted to eliminate Internet privacy rules said, "Nobody's got to use the Internet" when asked why ISPs should be able to use and share their customers' Web browsing history for advertising purposes. US Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) was hosting a town hall meeting when a constituent asked about the decision to eliminate privacy rules. The person in the audience was disputing the Republican argument that ISPs shouldn't face stricter requirements...

  • 1 month ago
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    Kim Dotcom Previews Bitcache, Introduces Megaupload 2's Bitcontent

    In his video, Dotcom called the demo “a first walkthrough of how the features work and how the site looks.” The first screen of the demo self-proclaims the system a “trusted global distribution of digital goods.” The preview began with Dotcom unveiling a smooth interface which he called Bitcontent. It allows users of his platform to monetize any file by uploading it to a “Bitcache container” and charging a price in bits to download or stream it. He showed a four-step process which al...

  • 1 month ago
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    Illegal Pot Farms Are Poisoning California’s Forests

    In the gray half-light of dawn, eight figures creep through the dry pine forest near Quincy, California. Seven of them wear camo uniforms bearing the logos of various government agencies: U.S. Forest Service, National Guard, California Fish & Wildlife, Plumas County Sheriff. Most have blackened faces and assault rifles at the ready. An 11-year-old Belgian Malinois named Phebe and her K9 handler lead the way.

  • 1 month ago
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    Five things you didn't know about Jesus

    With Lent underway, and the original series "Finding Jesus" back on CNN, you're going to hear a lot about Jesus. You may hear revelations from new books that purport to tell the "real story" about Jesus, opinions from friends who have discovered a "secret" on the Web about the son of God, and airtight arguments from co-workers who can prove he never existed. Beware of most of these revelations; many are based on pure speculation and wishful thinking. Much of wh...

  • 1 month ago
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    GameStop Closing at Least 150 Stores Amid Sales Decline

    Videogame chain GameStop Corp., hit hard by a shift to digital downloads, plans to close at least 150 stores this year and expand nongaming businesses. Sales and earnings fell by double digits in the latest period, and the GameStop brand lost some market share during the holiday season due to discounts, Chief Executive J. Paul...

  • 1 month ago
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    Principal accuses Wisconsin girl of selling sex toys at school

    A Racine, Wisconsin family says their principal accused their child of selling sex toys at school. The 12-year-old girl's father has been trying to clear his daughter's name ever since she was suspended for three days from Trinity Lutheran School on Geneva Street in Racine. Parents may recognize the toy in question. They are called "water snake wigglies." The girl claims she had permission from a teacher to sell the children's toys.

  • 2 months ago
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    US declassifies nuclear weapons test footage and uploads to YouTube

    The US government has declassified footage of hundreds of secret nuclear tests. 10,000 films have been locked away in high-security vaults and now 750 have been declassified and uploaded to YouTube. A team from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), a federal research facility in northern California, restored the footage from the government archives. Nuclear weapons physicist Greg Spriggs said the films were made of nitrate cellulose – which releases a vinegar smell as they degrade.