Let’s talk about climate change

If the repeated dire warnings from the world’s climate scientists have not been enough, then the recent tragic events in Japan, Europe and California must convince us to finally admit we have a problem. Facing up to the reality of...

/ August 12, 2018

A Clever Android Hack Takes Advantage of Sloppy Storage

An Android app has two choices for where to put its data on a device: internal storage, where it’s safe and snug, isolated by the operating system’s sandbox, and external storage, where data can move between apps but isn't as...

/ August 12, 2018

INTERVIEW: Festival Director ELAD LAOR on the Jerusalem Film Workshop

I had the the opportunity to talk to Elad Laor, festival director of the Jerusalem Film Workshop, a six-week program for creative filmmakers aged 19-27, seeking an opportunity to gain professional skills and tell their own special story of Jerusalem. ...

/ August 12, 2018

Five-nation deal paves way for tapping Caspian riches

The leaders of Russia, Kazakhstan, Iran, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan have signed a landmark deal on the legal status of the resource-rich Caspian Sea, taking a big step towards resolving 22 years of dispute with the prospect of massive financial gains....

/ August 12, 2018

Hackers Turned an Amazon Echo Into a Spy Bug

Since smart speakers like the Amazon Echo first began to appear in homes across the world, the security community has come to see them as a prime target. But that threat has remained largely hypothetical: No Echo malware has appeared...

/ August 12, 2018

US Government to “Aggressively Pursue” Unregulated Services Around the World

Regulation Two common complaints among crypto traders are that platforms which didn’t before are now demanding identification documents and that more venues close their doors to residents of some countries. While users naturally lash out at the companies, it is...

/ August 12, 2018

Palestinian flags wave in Tel Aviv

Yesterday, tens of thousands protested Israel’s ‘Nation-State’ law in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square, and the rare sight was the many Palestinian flags being waved. The flag-waving in in clear opposition to the Israeli Nation-State of the Jewish People (NSJP) law, which states:...

/ August 12, 2018

Electric scooters are going worldwide

Despite regulatory hurdles on a city-by-city basis, electric scooter companies and their respective services are continuing to make their way to markets all over the world. Earlier this week, for example, Lime announced its entrance into Madrid, launching hundreds of...

/ August 12, 2018

‘This Is A Pipe’ Book Tells the Glass Art History of Cannabis Pipes | NowThis

'Cannabis culture needs to be documented' — This new book tracks the history of glass art. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe “This Is a Pipe” is book about functional glass pipes and the glassblowers who make them. Glassblowers have been...

/ August 12, 2018

Invisible Mouse Clicks Let Hackers Burrow Deep into MacOS

One way operating system developers try to protect a computers's secrets from probing hackers is with an appeal to the human at the keyboard. By giving the user a choice to “allow” or “deny” a program’s access to sensitive data...

/ August 12, 2018

Omarosa Just Declared War on Donald Trump

By Leigh Vogel/WireImage/Getty Images. Omarosa Manigault-Newman pulled no punches on Sunday’s Meet the Press. “[I] heard for two years that it existed,” she said of an alleged tape in which Donald Trump uses the n-word while taping The Apprentice. “And...

/ August 12, 2018

UPS Workers Inadvertently Make Instructions on How Police Should Deal With Dogs WITHOUT Killing Them

By John Vibes One of the unfortunate things that police in America have become notorious for in recent years is the shooting and killing of innocent family dogs. Sadly, “Police Kill Dog” is not an uncommon segment of headlines across...

/ August 12, 2018

Which Countries Have the Best Record in Protecting Property Rights?

By Daniel J. Mitchell My favorite annual publication is the Fraser Institute’s Economic Freedom of the World, which measures the amount of economic liberty that exists in 159 nations. The rankings are based on five equally weighted categories, though I’ve always viewed “Legal...

/ August 12, 2018

Cryptos See Widespread Green, But Total Market Cap Remains Close to 3-Month Low

August 12: Crypto markets are seeing solid gains today in a fresh attempt at recovery following recent losses. Bitcoin (BTC) dominance –– or the percentage of total crypto market cap that is Bitcoin’s –– is continuing to see a 2018...

/ August 12, 2018

Vaccine Corruption Exposed To Washington State Board of Health

By Catherine J. Frompovich Bernadette Pajer, co-president of Informed Choice Washington, made the most exceptional presentation before the Washington State Board of Health regarding fully informed medical consent and choice, full-disclosure regarding vaccine science and ingredients, plus Big Pharma’s apparently...

/ August 12, 2018

Deadnaming: 74 of 85 trans murder cases filed using wrong names, genders

Signs at the rally bore names of some of the transgender women who were killed. Activists and members of the LGBT community have been concerned about the way the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office investigated the murders. Aldrin Capulong / ProPublica In...

/ August 12, 2018

Hodler’s Digest, August 5-12: You Can’t Actually Buy A Frappucino With Bitcoin, But You Can Ship More Things On Blockchain

Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph...

/ August 12, 2018

Which Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet is Best for You?

Wallets The number of hardware wallets has proliferated with the number of cryptocurrencies in recent years. Today, consumers enjoy an unprecedented choice of hardware devices on which to store their bitcoin and altcoins, though market-leaders Ledger and Trezor still dominate....

/ August 12, 2018

The Techies Turning Kenya Into a Silicon Savannah

People hunched over greasy computer screens, crunching data, writing code: The scenes in Janek Stroisch’s photographic series Co.Ke are familiar to anyone who's ever been to a coffee shop in Silicon Valley. But this isn’t San Francisco. It’s Nairobi, in...

/ August 12, 2018

“There Won’t Even Be a Paper Trail”: Has Stephen Miller Become a Shadow Master at the State Department?

In his first month in the White House, Stephen Miller learned a valuable lesson from a mentor. As one of his first acts as president, Donald Trump had signed an executive order banning travel to the United States from several...

/ August 12, 2018

Crypto Trading 101: Simple Charting Patterns Explained

In the world of crypto trading, recognizing patterns can yield more than insights. In fact, this skill is what traders use to determine the strength of a current trend during key market movements and to assess opportunities for entries and exits....

/ August 12, 2018