Bitcoins and brothels: Cryptocurrency may be coming to the Bunny Ranch

The rise of bitcoin may have been one of the biggest stories of 2017, but its acceptance as a means of payment is still limited. Now, the Bunny Ranch, the famous Las Vegas brothel, is looking to cash in on the trend.

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All stories start somewhere, and the story of the driverless car begins in a research lab in Pittsburgh, where Carnegie Mellon University Professor Red Whittaker was one of the first to develop a fully autonomous driving machine.

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All stories start somewhere, and the story of the driverless car begins in a research lab in Pittsburgh, where Carnegie Mellon University Professor Red Whittaker was one of the first to develop a fully autonomous driving machine.

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Facebook considers major news feed changes

Facebook Inc. is considering changing how it prioritizes news stories in users’ feeds to give better placement to media outlets deemed more trustworthy, as the company continues efforts to limit the exposure of false news, people familiar with the matter said.

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Creeping Decentralization and CRM


One of the big stories of next year might be decentralization. Decentralization is what it sounds like: pushing centralized processes and decision-making to the periphery, where it is believed people can be more effective at dealing with whatever is on tap. Western democratic capitalism runs circles around Soviet style centralized command-and-control economics. Although the Soviet Union is long gone, command and control still thrives in China, Cuba, North Korea, and even in modern Russia.

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As Bitcoin tops $10,000, Elon Musk denies he is its creator

One of the biggest stories of 2017 has been the surge in the price of bitcoin, the cryptocurrency touted an alternative to gold and other investments. For years, many have wondered who the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of bitcoin, is.One person it’s not? Elon Musk.

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As Bitcoin nears $10,000, Elon Musk denies he is its creator

One of the biggest stories of 2017 has been the surge in the price of bitcoin, the cryptocurrency touted an alternative to gold and other investments. For years, many have wondered who the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of bitcoin, is.One person it’s not? Elon Musk.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/28/as-bitcoin-nears-10000-elon-musk-denies-is-its-creator.html

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Google tool for hate crimes questioned by conservative media

Google is attempting to help reporters find hate crime stories with machine learning – though it remains to be seen how impartial the effort is.

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Technology Enables ‘Fake News.’ Can It Help Stop It, Too?

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The stories that capture most people’s attention tend to contain headlines that aim for an emotional reaction, entertain, or stoke enough curiosity to click. Can AI help weed out the fake news from the real news?

The post Technology Enables ‘Fake News.’ Can It Help Stop It, Too? appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Businesses Leverage Instagram Stories to New Heights


Instagram’s Stories feature, which launched one year ago, has achieved widespread engagement among businesses that want to raise their brand awareness and expand their e-commerce penetration, the company said. The tool, launched in August 2016, allows users to create digital slide shows out of photos and videos in order to convey a story. Businesses ranging from Taco Bell to J.Crew and Starbucks have used Stories to give a behind-the-scenes peek at new products, launch limited sales, or get instant customer feedback about new initiatives.

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Apple opens official Apple News feed on Twitter to promote stories

Article Image Apple on Tuesday inaugurated @applenews, a Twitter feed dedicated to promoting “top stories and great reads” from the Apple News app for iOS.

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Storytelling may be the secret to creating ethical artificial intelligence

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Researchers are teaching “value alignment” to artificial intelligence by exposing it to stories from different cultures.

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Novel Quartz news app launched for Apple Watch ahead of Android phones

Article Image An innovative new app launched today by business news site Quartz turns new stories into an interactive streaming text conversation. Also of interest: the new iPhone app was launched for Apple Watch before being released to Android phones at all.

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Women scientists who changed the world

For decades, stories have gone largely untold about world-changing accomplishments by dozens of female pioneers in science, medicine and technology.


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Facebook iPhone app gets 'Music Stories' tied to Apple Music, iTunes & Spotify

Article Image Facebook on Thursday inaugurated “Music Stories,” a new kind of post format allowing people to listen to previews of songs or albums from various music services without having to switch apps.

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Apple Watch featured in UK's Style magazine, Space Gray Sport version quoted at $349

Following cover stories in major publications across China, France and the U.S., Apple Watch made its big UK debut on Sunday with a three-page spread in widely circulated fashion magazine Style.



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