Japanese bitcoin exchange bitFlyer is coming to the U.S

Japansese cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer announced today it’s expanding to the U.S, with approval to operate in 41 states starting today. This includes regulatory approval in New York via the state’s Department of Financial Services’ “BitLicense”, which only three other cryptocurrency companies currently have. For comparison, Coinbase has approval to operate in 38 states (including Washington, D.C) …

HP ‘spyware’ could be slowing down your laptop or PC

HP has been accused of stealthily installing a piece of software on its users’ PCs which hoovers up data on that machine, effectively acting as spyware, and it seems it is slowing systems down considerably, as well. This worrying development was reported by Computerworld, and the software in question is called the HP Touchpoint Analytics …

The Facilities Where Scientists Breed Plants to Survive the Future

Imagine a world without grapes. Someday greenhouses like the one above may be our last defense against such a fate. Beneath the glow of high-voltage lamps, dozens of crop samples grow at the Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York. Here, Cornell University scientists crossbreed domesticated crops with their wild ancestors to propagate superhardy strains …

Pensioni, 20 pullman della Cgil dall’Umbria

“Sabato andremo a Roma. Sono già 20 i pullman predisposti dalla Cgil dell'Umbria per continuare insieme la nostra battaglia che punta a cambiare la legge Fornero sulle pensioni. Rispettiamo l'opinione delle altre organizzazioni sindacali, ma per quanto ci riguarda non possiamo accontentarci delle … by Livio Acerbo #greengroundit from

New story in Technology from Time: Facebook to Use Artificial Intelligence to Help Prevent Suicides

(NEW YORK) — Facebook is turning to artificial intelligence to detect if someone might be contemplating suicide. Facebook already has mechanisms for flagging posts from people thinking about harming themselves.The new feature is intended to detect such posts before anyone reports them. The service will scan posts and live video with a technique called “pattern …

Bologna, gioielliere sequestrato e picchiato. “E’ stata una banda di slavi”

Bologna, 28 novembre 2017 – Sequestrato in strada e caricato a forza su un furgone, legato, pestato e minacciato da una banda di delinquenti affinché rivelasse la combinazione dell'allarme. Sembra la trama poco originale di un film poliziottesco, e … by Livio Acerbo #greengroundit #thisisnews #orecchioacerbo

Instacart signs deal with Albertsons

Instacart has inked a deal with Albertsons to offer same-day delivery from the grocery store chain. The deal will include 1,800 of Albertsons stores across the country by mid-2018, helping Instacart deliver on its promise to be available in 80 percent of markets across the U.S. by the end of 2018. This isn’t Albertsons first …

Classified US Army and NSA data was stored on an unprotected server

This batch of data was discovered by UpGuard Director of Cyber Risk Research Chris Vickery in September and contained information from the US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) — an intelligence gathering command jointly run by the US Army and the National Security Agency (NSA). The data was stored on an Amazon Web Services …

The PS4 Pro is now at its lowest price ever

Black Friday was a lifetime ago – and Cyber Monday is already starting to fade in your memory – but that’s not stopping Amazon from continuing to offer some pretty competitive discounts. Amazon has now discounted the price of the PlayStation 4 Pro to £259.99, the lowest it’s ever been. The discount applies only to …