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Nasdaq & Fidelity invest in New Cryptocurrency Exchange

Fidelity Investments and Nasdaq Ventures invested a total of US$27.5 million in a new cryptocurrency exchange called ErisX, as reported by Reuters on December 4th. Details about the investment are in short supply, as both investors were not available for comment. The...

The 20 best gadgets of 2018

From electric bikes and fold-up drones to combat robots and digital skipping ropes… the year’s most desirable technologyInstead of relying on heat, this innovative device employs the Coanda jet-flow effect (which helps keep planes airborne) to wrap and...

Report: South Korea to Push for Major Adoption of Cryptocurrencies

South Korea will push for major cryptocurrency adoption, claims a new report, strengthening the spotlight on the tech hub which forms one of the most crypto-friendly countries in the world.  Also read: Korean Incoming Minister Confirms Crypto Taxation Plans...

The Biggest Games Announced at The Game Awards 2018

The Game Awards 2018 was packed with brand new trailers, new game reveals, and exciting announcements about games new and old. Below you’ll find the biggest announcements and trailers from The Game Awards. If you want to know which games, creators, and players...

The Game Awards 2018: All the Winners

Celebrating everything from AAA blockbusters like Red Dead Redemption II to esports star SonicFox, here’s the full list of finalists and winners from The Game Awards 2018. Game of the Year Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Celeste God of War – WINNER...

Fortnite Season 7 Downtime and Patch Information Detailed

Season 7 of Fortnite is set to launch tomorrow and Epic has detailed the release date and time for the start of downtime. Season 6 will conclude at 1am PST on December 6 and downtime for the 7.00 patch will begin immediately after. Patch notes detailing any new...

Samsung Galaxy S10 renders feature a big hole in the display

Samsung’s Galaxy S phones are usually announced in the first quarter of the year, so we’re still a few months out from the unveiling. We already have an idea of what the device will look like, though, thanks to renders from OnLeaks at 91mobiles....

Sirin Labs Launches Blockchain-Centric ‘Finney’ Smartphone

On Nov. 29, Sirin Labs announced the commercial launch of its new blockchain smartphone known as the Finney. According to the cellphone creators, the Finney offers “secure and state of the art mobile technology” alongside an embedded cold storage...

Black Friday deals lure U.S. shoppers, biggest sales gains online

Shoppers across the United States snapped up deep discounts on toys, clothing and electronics both online and at stores on Black Friday, giving retailers a strong start to their make-or-break holiday season. Source: Reuters: Black Friday deals lure U.S. shoppers,...

You Need More than a VPN to Protect Your Financial Future

Nearly 17 million Americans were victims of identity theft in 2017. To put things in perspective, that’s nearly seven percent of all U.S. consumers. And as 2018 draws to a close, it’s hard to imagine that things have improved. But despite constant warnings...

Walmart Used VR to Prepare Its Workers for Black Friday

VR You Ready? How do you train 1.2 million employees for an event that only happens once a year? If you’re Walmart, you ask them to strap on a virtual reality headset. According to a new Vox story, the retail giant has established 200 VR training academies where...

Technology innovations: The future of AI and blockchain

A survey conducted at the EmTech MIT conference, September 11-14, 2018, and online, yielded some interesting responses on how technology is changing our lives. Source: MIT Technology Review : Technology innovations: The future of AI and...

Harvard researchers want to school Congress about AI

A tech boot camp will teach US politicians and policymakers about the potential, and the risks, of artificial intelligence. Source: MIT Technology Review : Harvard researchers want to school Congress about...

Here Are The Winners Of The First Gamers' Choice Awards

Earlier today, CBS aired its first ever video game-centric award show, titled the Gamers’ Choice Awards. With 50 different categories, fans voted for their favorite genres, streamers, games, esports players, and more. Fortnite received five GCA awards and...

The First Tree Review – PlayStation Universe

From PlayStation Universe: “It is rare in todays gaming climate to go into a game with no expectations. Games today have marketing teams and PR representatives releasing trailers, fighting for media coverage, and showing as much of the game as possible to ensure...

Federal Agents Told This Silk Road Moderator to Fake His Own Death

A former administrator from the now-defunct Silk Road marketplace is recounting his story in a tell-all book and movie deal. After being arrested in 2013, darknet moderator Curtis Green was involved in a bizarre conspiracy with corrupt Silk Road investigators and was...