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Windows 10’s fall upgrade: Yep, it’s a service pack

Windows 10’s fall upgrade: Yep, it’s a service pack Microsoft last week tacitly confirmed that this year’s fall upgrade for Windows 10 will, in fact, be service pack-like, in effect a rerun of the May 2019 Update, aka Windows 10 1903 On Thursday, Microsoft delivered two previews to what it continues to call 19H2, a […]

Why blockchain-based voting could threaten democracy

Why blockchain-based voting could threaten democracy Public tests of blockchain-based mobile voting are growing. Even as there’s been an uptick in pilot projects, security experts warn that blockchain-based mobile voting technology is innately insecure and potentially a danger to democracy through “wholesale fraud” or “manipulation tactics.” The topic of election security has been in the […]

Polarity, which uses AI to analyze text on employee screens to augment it with context overlays, raises $8.1M Series AA following a $3.5M Series A in 2017 (Lucas Matney/TechCrunch)

Polarity, which uses AI to analyze text on employee screens to augment it with context overlays, raises $8.1M Series AA following a $3.5M Series A in 2017 (Lucas Matney/TechCrunch) Lucas Matney / TechCrunch: Polarity, which uses AI to analyze text on employee screens to augment it with context overlays, raises $8.1M Series AA following a […]

Zhihu, a China-based Q&A platform with 100M+ posts, raises $434M led by Chinese live-streaming platform Kuaishou, with Baidu, Tencent, and others participating (Bloomberg)

Zhihu, a China-based Q&A platform with 100M+ posts, raises $434M led by Chinese live-streaming platform Kuaishou, with Baidu, Tencent, and others participating (Bloomberg) Bloomberg: Zhihu, a China-based Q&A platform with 100M+ posts, raises $434M led by Chinese live-streaming platform Kuaishou, with Baidu, Tencent, and others participating  —  – Baidu to add Zhihu’s online Q&A content […]

Crypto Derivatives Exchange Blade Raises $4.3M From Coinbase and Others

Crypto Derivatives Exchange Blade Raises $4.3M From Coinbase and Others The upcoming crypto derivatives platform Blade has raised over $4 million from Coinbase and SV Angel, among others. A soon-to-launch cryptocurrency derivatives exchange has raised $4.3 million from major investors such as the cryptocurrency platform Coinbase and the investment firm SV Angel. The exchange Blade […]

Binance’s Trust Wallet Releases Desktop App for MacOS

Binance’s Trust Wallet Releases Desktop App for MacOS Crypto exchange Binance’s Trust Wallet has released a desktop application for the macOS, with support for Windows and Linux to follow. The Binance-owned digital currency wallet, Trust Wallet, has released a desktop application for macOS. The team behind Trust Wallet announced the development in a tweet today, […]