22 Dec 2022

Still bullish: 40% of survey respondents plan to buy crypto in 2023

Despite the gloom of the ongoing cryptocurrency winter, coupled with failures of crypto giants like FTX, the community appears to remain bullish about crypto, according to a new survey. Crypto markets saw a massive sell-off in 2022, with the total market cap plummeting nearly 70% since Bitcoin reached its all-time

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18 Aug 2022

Study: Insider trading occurs in 10% to 25% of cryptocurrency listings

According to a recent study conducted by the University of Technology Sydney, researchers estimated that insider trading occurs in 10% to 25% of cryptocurrency listings. In deriving the conclusion, researchers first sampled 146 token listing announcements on cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase between September 25, 2018, and May 1, 2022. Afterward, researchers examined

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31 May 2022

Study Warns That Shadow Code on External JavaScript Libraries Pose a Serious Supply Chain Risk

Israeli cybersecurity firm Source Defense analyzed the supply chain risk posed by shadow code on third- and fourth-party scripts on major businesses’ websites. Third-party scripts and open source JavaScript libraries assist development teams in adding advanced functionality to web applications without writing or maintaining code. They allow developers to improve user interaction,

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31 Jan 2022

Human Borgs: How Artificial Intelligence Can Kill Creativity And Make Us Dumber

For decades, scientists and tech visionaries have envisioned a day when computers become so powerful that they become smarter than the human race. There is no shortage of science fiction stories and movies about robot uprisings. We are very far from that scary scenario, but at the same time, artificial

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22 Nov 2021

Cryptocurrency leaders see exponential growth; banks embrace crypto as an asset class

Digital asset skeptics take note: Not only is cryptocurrency here to stay, but 90% of the global population is predicted to adopt it over the next decade, says one of the world’s leading crypto infrastructure developers. The current estimate of global cryptocurrency users is about 4%, or 300 million people. “This is

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17 Nov 2021

Artificial intelligence: Everyone wants it, but not everyone is ready

Artificial intelligence technologies have reached impressive levels of adoption, and are seen as a competitive differentiator. But there comes a point when technology becomes so ubiquitous that it is no longer a competitive differentiator — think of the cloud. Going forward, those organizations succeeding with AI, then, will be those

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11 Nov 2021

Artificial intelligence learns to talk back

A long-term fallout of the Covid crisis has been the rise of the contactless enterprise, in which customers, and likely employees, interact with systems to get what they need or request. This means a pronounced role for artificial intelligence and machine learning, or conversational AI, which add the intelligence needed

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22 Jan 2021

Studies of South African Coronavirus Strain Raise Concerns About Immune Response

Three new studies have raised concerns over the immune response triggered by the new strain of Covid-19 originating in South Africa. The studies found that the vaccine may be less effective at protecting against the new and more transmissible strain. The findings are a result of experiments done in laboratory

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21 Jan 2020

What Do You Think About Artificial Intelligence? The Pentagon’s AI Center Wants to Know.

Officials from the Pentagon’s nascent center devoted to artificial intelligence research stated that they will be funding a study on what people’s perceptions of developing technology is. The center stated that they’ll be particularly interested in the opinions of members of the software engineering, defense, and aerospace communities. A proposed

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