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New Smartphone Authentication Method Reads Lips

Forget fingerprints. Move those lips. A new method of user authentication that reads the patterns of a person's lips could be coming to mobile devices, according to a study published...

Western Union Acknowledges Experiments With Ripple Tech

A senior executive at Western Union has announced the company is getting “ready” for a surge in cryptocurrencies, and is currently trialing some of the technology developed by Ripple Labs for...

IBM Blockchain Project Looks To Track Groundwater Aquifer Usage

The project will track groundwater usage and allow farmers to sell their groundwater shares. Tech giant IBM has partnered with the nonprofit organization Freshwater Trust and satellite-connected sensor provider SweetSense...

Nano-switches made out of graphene could make our electronics even smaller

For the first time, physicists have built reliable, efficient graphene nanomachines that can be fabricated on silicon chips. They could lead to even greater miniaturization. The chances are that you...

11 New Partners Join Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative

Ripple’s initiative aims to accelerate research and development of blockchain, crypto, and digital payment technology. Eleven top-tier academic institutions from the US and around the world have joined Ripple's University...

Nobel-Prize Winning Chemistry May Mean Clean Energy Breakthrough

Scientists have used a Nobel-prize winning Chemistry technique on a mixture of metals to potentially reduce the cost of fuel cells used in electric cars and reduce harmful emissions...

Mexico to use Blockchain for Land Registration in Partnership with Overstock

Overstock’s land registration subsidiary will be working with the municipality of Tulum in Quintana Roo in Mexico to develop a land registration platform, as reported by Nasdaq, February 4,...

Iranian Banks To Issue Gold-Backed Digital Currency

An Iranian digital currency has been talked about for at least the last year, though it was assumed it would be backed by the rial. Iran has developed a gold-backed...

Isle Of Man Launches Blockchain Office And Developmental Sandbox

The island looks to attract more blockchain companies with its two-part initiative. The Isle of Man has announced the formation of a Blockchain Office and the Isle of Man Sandbox,...

Tesla Cheats with New Battery Supplier, Panasonic Forecast Plunges

Panasonic wasted no time lowering its guidance after its bread-and-butter customer, Tesla, announced it was buying another battery supplier to power its electric vehicles. The lucky company Tesla chose to...