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Cisco Systems and SingularityNET Hosting Their AI Project on Blockchain

Networking giant Cisco Systems decided to go with the blockchain-based platform developed by SingularityNET to host its decentralized AGI project.SingularityNET is a startup that labels itself as a “decentralized artificial intelligence” company, and them working with Cisco Systems on such an ambitious project is a big deal.When talking about artificial intelligence technologies it should be clear that this is in no way new technology. But the truth is, its development is something that...

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Google Claims That They Have Reached Quantum Supremacy

Ever since Google announced that they are working on a Quantum super-computer the world has been eager to see the results of such a scientific and technological breakthrough. Last year in March, they presented the super-computer which boasted a 72-qubit computing power. Since then the word quantum computing has become very popular and nations around the world cannot wait to get their hands on this remarkable discovery. But why?The main reasons might be the fact that quantum computing can...

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Decentralized Web Hosting: Can You Really Earn Money Renting Your Disk Space?

Decentralized hosting seems like a logical idea on the surface. It would allow simple users like you and me host sites and apps and earn money. It would end the domination of Amazon Web Services – which now controls 40% of the cloud market. It corresponds with the Web 3.0 principles – and we all want Web 3.0 to come sooner, right?But just because an idea seems great doesn’t mean that it is.How It’s Supposed to WorkThe main idea behind distributed web hosting is that people have lots of...

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Introducing Facebook Portal TV: Video Calling Has Never Been This Awesome

Today, users of Portal from Facebook have more options available to them to connect with their loved ones and friends, no matter how wide the distance between them is. With the following three new additions, Portal, Portal Mini, and Portal TV, users can expect more when it comes to video-calling.Availability and CostFollowing the addition of the Portal TV, the Portal family is set to be accessible to more countries, aside from the US and Canada, such as France, New Zealand, Australia, Spain,...

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WordPress’ Parent Company Raises $300 Million from Salesforce to Hit $3 Billion Valuation

Automattic, the parent company of the World’s most popular content management system WordPress recently raised $300 Million in financing from a single investor known for its deep interest in innovative internet technologies. Its valuation is already estimated at $3 Billion. Not bad for a company that isn’t known for raising money in venture capital regularly.Known Venture Capital firm Salesforce Ventures committed the series D funding of the parent company of the web’s most popular...

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Without Google, Huawei Launched Its Mate 30 Phone

The second major smartphone maker Huawei seems to be in troubles. Even though they tried to convince Google to let them continue operating on their new Androids, Mate 30 Pro and Mate 30, they haven’t succeeded. At the beginning of the month, as we have already reported, the company announced the launch date for its new smartphones. And last week we witnessed a lot of video teasers regarding new models, Google seemed to stay implacable regarding to its politics. This definitely seems to be a...

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Microsoft (MSFT) Announces Massive $40 Billion Stock Buyback Plan

The Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) has announced interesting plans to buy back up to $40 billion in stock and to also raise the dividends payable to shareholders by up to 11%. This new buyback plan, as well as the plans to increase quarterly dividends, could see shareholders receiving up to 51 cents per share.This is definitely not the first time that Microsoft has undergone a large buyback plan as its board did authorize two before now, with the first in 2013 and the previous one in 2016....

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LinkedIn Introduces Skill Assessments Feature to Allow Users Verify Their Skills

LinkedIn, the largest social networking service for connecting career and business professionals, has rolled out a new LinkedIn Skill Assessments feature. With the new service, users are able to take tests to verify their skills and then add a ‘verified skill’ badge to their profile.Finding the #job meant for you just got easier. Stand out with LinkedIn’s new Skill Assessments: https://t.co/8GqnebwjLC— LinkedIn (@LinkedIn) September 17, 2019LinkedIn has conducted a research and found out that...

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Amazon Music Streamer Relegates Apple and Spotify with Its New HD Service

Photo: UnsplashAmazon Music has done what other major streaming services are yet to do; the inclusion of an “HD” subscription option into its streaming service. Now Amazon Music is in the league of streaming platforms like Qobuz, Tidal, and Deezer, which can boast of high-quality audio options, though these platforms are “smaller” when compared to Amazon Music. The streaming services that are actually comparable to Amazon Music like Apple Music and Spotify are yet to join the high-resolution...

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Facebook Set to Release Smart AR Glasses Alongside Ray-Ban Maker Luxottica

Social media giant, Facebook, has partnered with Luxottica, the parent company of Ray-Ban, to create smart Augmented Reality (AR) glasses.Luxottica previously partnered with Google in 2014 to design, build, and sell the Google Glass wearable device.The project, codenamed ‘Stella,’ is being developed to test the consumer market about a Facebook visual product and set to feature high-end functions. Stella is slated for launch sometime between 2023 and 2025 and will have a camera on the frame of...

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