Emerging Tech

Bitcoin gains industry-backed crypto think tank Coin Center

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The crypto community has gained another supporting voice in Coin Center, an industry-backed effort for research and advocacy.

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Apple Pay: Too complicated for the real world?

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NFC payments are in common use across the UK, Europe and much of the rest of the world, to speed up small value transactions. Why slow things down with a biometric signature?

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Red Hat acquires FeedHenry to boost mobile app development

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Red Hat said FeedHenry is an important addition to its JBoss xPaaS for OpenShift strategy, which provides a platform and services for mobile developers and applications.

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A federal regulatory commission for robotics could be the next FTC

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A report from the Brookings Institute claims that innovation within the robotics industry could lead to the formation of a new government entity: the Federal Robotics Commission.

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Macy’s rolls out retail’s largest beacon installation

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Macy’s expects to complete the installation by early fall, just in time for the upcoming holiday shopping season.

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Future of the enterprise: Heavy investment in Internet of Things security

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Research firm Gartner says over 20 percent of enterprises will invest in security for business initiatives using Internet of Things devices by 2017.

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Microsoft rumored to be poised to buy Minecraft creator for $2 billion

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Microsoft may be ready to spend a sizable chunk of its offshore cash to buy the Swedish company behind Minecraft, according to new report. Here’s why this deal would make sense for the Softies.

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Microsoft rumored to be poised to buy Minecraft creator for $2 billion

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Microsoft may be ready to spend a sizable chunk of its offshore cash to buy the Swedish company behind Minecraft, according to new report. Here’s why this deal would make sense for the Softies.

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Apple’s CarPlay hits the road, powered by Ferrari

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Apple’s new vehicle infotainment system CarPlay is now officially on the road, thanks to Ferrari’s latest batch of deliveries.

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Amazon unveils Drone Store, tells users to ‘Fly responsibly’

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From Wi-Fi based robotic insects to flying companions acting like GoPros, Amazon’s new store has quite the drone variety on offer.

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