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Liberation requires collaboration between free thinkers without infringement or censorship. In another age, we could meet in public spaces. Today avoiding the Crown’s surveillance requires we exchange encrypted communication.

Zilliqa blockchain reaches 2488 transactions per second about one third of VISA...

The Zilliqa team expanded their network to 3,600 nodes (6 shards), and they observed a peak throughput of 2,488 transactions per second.

AI implants will allow us to control our homes with our thoughts within 20 years...

Artificially intelligent nano-machines will be injected into humans within 20 years to repair and enhance muscles, cells and bone, a senior inventor at IBM has forecast.

Making hard drives 100X more reliable and triple data capacity

The primary challenge with microwave-assisted magnetic recording (MAMR) involved the spin torque oscillator (STO)-- and those issues have now been solved thanks to Western Digitals innovative STO breakthroughs.

Magnetoshell getting ready for cubesat tests

David Kirtley, MSNW, LLC, Magnetoshell Aerocapture for Manned Missions and Planetary Deep Space Orbiters

China to Issue State-Run Cryptocurrency?

China's position on cryptocurrency became even blurrier this week after a government official implied that Beijing is considering minting its own state-run digital currency.

China will open a $10 billion quantum computer center and others also investing in quantum computing

On 37 hectares (nearly 4 million square feet) in Hefei, Anhui Province, China is building a $10 billion research center for quantum applications.

SpaceX Launches 10 New Iridium Satellites, Sticks Rocket Landing

The private spaceflight company SpaceX successfully launched 10 communications satellites into low-Earth orbit today (Oct. 9) and landed the spent Falcon 9 first-stage rocket booster on a drone ship in the Pacific Ocean.

Researchers Connect Human Brain To Internet For The First Time In History

"Brainternet" was created by two fourth year students at a university in Johannesburg, South Africa.

China Is Another Step Closer to Building a Quantum Internet

China's quantum satellite just facilitated the first intercontinental video call secured using quantum encryption.

Graphene forged into three-dimensional shapes like a Pyramid

Researchers from Finland and Taiwan have discovered how graphene, a single-atom-thin layer of carbon, can be forged into three-dimensional objects by using laser light.

The Plimp is a plane-blimp mashup that promises safe air transport

The Plimp uses a blimp-like body to prevent hard crashes and a plane-like body to maneuver through the sky.

Japanese researchers work out theoretical universal quantum computer that could...

Japanese researchers work out theoretical universal quantum computer that could scale to millions of qubits

New type of supercomputer could be based on 'magic dust' combination of light and matter

A team of researchers from the UK and Russia have successfully demonstrated that a type of 'magic dust' which combines light and matter can be used to solve complex problems and could eventually surpass the capabilities of even the most powerful

Google internet balloons should start commercial service in 2019

In 2019, you may check your email with the help of a balloon 12 miles up in the sky.

Quantum machine learning

We could soon have the quantum computing hardware that would has the potential to provide a large speedup in computer performance.

Human brains connecting to the internet in realtime

Biomedical engineers at Wits are connecting a human brain to the internet in real time.

Filecoin raises $257 million and will unlock unused storage in data centers

The internet is in the middle of a revolution: centralized proprietary services are being replaced with decentralized open ones; trusted parties replaced with verifiable computation; brittle location addresses replaced with resilient content addresse

3U Cubesat launch will be months instead of years and only $250,000 starting in 2019

There is a revolution coming coming for low cost small payload launching.

Openbazaar 2.0 Beta Launches with Tor, Offline Stores, Shapeshift and Segwit

Openbazaar 2.0, a major upgrade from the previous version, has been released. The fully-functional public beta expands the peer-to-peer app with several new features including Tor integration, improved search, a bitcoin wallet, new vendor tools, and

Breaking: An Entirely New Type of Quantum Computing Has Been Invented

"It's amazing no one had thought of it before."

You Can Now Buy the Privacy-Focused Cryptocurrency Monero Offline With Cash

'LocalMonero' wants buying Monero to be even more anonymous.

Rural America Is Building Its Own Internet Because No One Else Will

Big Telecom has little interest in expanding to small towns and farmlands, so rural America is building its own solutions.

AI computer chips made of mice neurons that can SMELL explosives could transform...

AI computer chips made of mice neurons that can SMELL explosives could transform airport security

Neuralink could get up to $100 million for high bandwidth brain computer interface

Elon Musk's Neuralink will invest $100 million on a high bandwidth brain computer interface.

Baidu and China Life set up US$1 billion AI fund

China Life and Baidu (China Search engine company) will set up a US$1 billion investment fund in Artificial Intelligence and Fintech.

Intel AI accelerator capable of Trillion operations per second per watt

Intel today introduced its new Movidius™ Myriad™ X vision processing unit (VPU), advancing Intel's end-to-end portfolio of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to deliver more autonomous capabilities across a wide range of product categories

Deep Learning at 15 Petaflops from Intel and partners

An Arxiv paper, presents the first, 15-PetaFLOP Deep Learning system for solving scientific pattern classification problems on contemporary HPC architectures.

Superbrains Getting Closer?

Musk 'Lines up $100m' to Fund Neuralink Brain-Computer Interface

DARPA leading electronics revolution to go beyond printed circuit boards with modular chiplets

DARPA has kicked off the Common Heterogeneous Integration and Intellectual Property (IP) Reuse Strategies program.

Development and launch of centimeter accurate enhanced GPS with...

Development and launch of centimeter accurate enhanced GPS with realtime correction

Report: General Kelly Blocks Trump From Reading Infowars Stories

Chief of staff imposes lockdown on flow of information

Assange: Google Is Not What It Seems (Publisher Recommended)

In June 2011, Julian Assange received an unusual visitor: the chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt, arrived from America at Ellingham Hall, the country house in Norfolk, England where Assange was living under house arrest.

This Filmmaker Installed a Video Camera Into His Right Eye Socket

A gun accident left Rob Spence blind in one eye as a kid. So he put a working camera there.

Closer to Flash Memory Successor

New resistive random access memory (RRAM), could form the basis of a better kind of nonvolatile computer memory, where data is retained even when the power is off.

$30 billion Small Satellite market from 2017 to 2026

Prospects for the Small Satellite Market – A global supply and demand analysis of government and commercial satellites up to 500 kg.

Microsoft Coco Framework for enterprise blockchain is 100 times faster for transactions

Blockchain is a transformational technology with the potential to extend digital transformation beyond a company's four walls and into the processes it shares with suppliers, customers and partners.

New ultrathin semiconductor materials exceed some of silicon's capabilities

Electrical engineers at Stanford have identified two semiconductors – hafnium diselenide and zirconium diselenide – that share or even exceed some of silicon's desirable traits, starting with the fact that all three materials can "rust."

Existing 51 qubit quantum simulator using rubidium atoms could scale to hundreds...

Existing 51 qubit quantum simulator using rubidium atoms could scale to hundreds of qubits

Existing 51 qubit quantum simulator using rubidium atoms could scale to hundreds...

Existing 51 qubit quantum simulator using rubidium atoms could scale to hundreds of qubits

Square founder Jack Dorsey talks bitcoin and says blockchain is the 'next big unlock'

But that people should be 'thoughtful' in their use of blockchain technology

Ultrafast wi-fi on horizon as scientists send data at 100 times current speeds

Ultrafast wi-fi, which is 100 times quicker than today's mobile networks is on the horizon, after scientists proved they could send complex data using high-frequency radiation.

China Focus: China's satellite sends unbreakable cipher from space

Chinese scientists have become the first to realize quantum key distribution from a satellite to the ground, laying the foundation for building a hack-proof global quantum communication network.

Neurable ushers in age of hands-free gaming with brain-controlled VR

VR technology has been accelerating rapidly in recent years, but there are still questions surrounding the most effective ways for us to interact with virtual spaces.

Neurable ushers in age of hands-free gaming with brain-controlled VR

VR technology has been accelerating rapidly in recent years, but there are still questions surrounding the most effective ways for us to interact with virtual spaces.

The Future of Quantum Computing and Encryption

Jason Bermas reports about Harvard University creation and testing of a new quantum computer that is capable of running at 51 Qubits.

Rigetti scalable universal quantum qubits and launching of 36 simulated qubit cloud

IBM recently announced one with 16 qubits--the components needed to build a quantum computer--and Google is gunning for around 50 qubits this year. Rigetti has made chips with 8 qubits; it says the new fab will speed up the experimentation needed t

China Will Use Blockchain To Collect Taxes

The Chinese government listed blockchain in its "Thirteenth Five-Year" National Informatization Plan from 2015, and since that time the nation has been working diligently toward the incorporation of the technology into daily life.

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