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Q&A: Overstock.com's Jonathan Johnson on integrating Bitcoin for online payments

Overstock.com embraced Bitcoin more than five years ago. The president of the company's blockchain investment subsidiary has some advice for others considering adopting cryptocurrency as a form of payment.

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Open source of distraction

He certainly has the nerve.

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The big picture on Apple's vision for computer vision in iOS 13

Apple is developing computer vision AI every developer should take a look at.

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How to get Apple's iOS 13, iPadOS or macOS 'Catalina' betas

Apple makes it fairly easy to install still-in-development versions of its desktop and mobile OSes, but the usual caveats apply: Always back up your hardware first, and expect glitches and bugs. Here's what to do and where to go.

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Q&A: Blockchain expert Alex Tapscott sees coming crypto war as 'cataclysmic'

Many large companies have taken steps to embrace blockchain, but Facebook's plans for a cryptocurrency and digital wallet have prompted government oversight committees to call for hearings and may have banks taking another look at the...

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WWDC: Has Apple closed the door on non-Mac App Store apps?

Apple is making it a little more difficult to install apps not sold at the Mac App Store, but it isn't impossible to get Mac apps that come from other sources.

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12+ amazing ways iOS 13 transforms travel and tourism

The $8 trillion travel industry is already a digital industry, iOS 13 will accelerate its transformation

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There’s support, and then there’s SUPPORT

The perimeter is a little squishy.

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Google's Chromium browser explained

Chrome is the most popular browser in the world, but there would be no Chrome without Chromium, the open source project that underpins it. Here's what Chromium is, where you can download it and how it shapes your online experience....

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Atlassian targets agile development at scale with Jira Align

The company has incorporated AgileCraft’s software into its portfolio to help companies better handle large-scale agile software development projects.

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Q&A: Christiana Care Health CIO talks up Apple's Health Record app

in December, Christiana Care went live with Apple's Health Record app, enabling patients to get an aggregated view of their electronic health record information on their mobile devices.

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Blockchain vs. a database: What's the difference?

Blockchain has been accused by detractors as nothing more than a more complicated and expensive database. While both technologies offer data storage and management, blockchain has one unique feature a database will never replicate.

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Demand for blockchain engineers is ‘through the roof’

A new jobs report shows software engineers with blockchain skills are in higher demand than at any time in the past, and the number of positions has grown more than fivefold in the past year.

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Apple’s plan to integrate iOS, macOS apps could mean renewed focus on desktops

Apple's move to enable the development of apps that run on iPhones, iPads and Macs could mean the company now sees more growth potential in desktops as the smartphone market becomes more saturated.

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Slack targets developers with Block Kit UI framework

The team collaboration software maker says Block Kit will lead to apps that are more visually appealing and easy to use.

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CIOs, you’re doing blockchain wrong

Companies are keen to try blockchain to address key business needs such as efficient transactions and immutable audit trails. But many aren't taking advantage of the distributed ledger's most innovative features.

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J.P. Morgan to launch a U.S. dollar-backed cryptocurrency

JPM Coin, the first of its kind from a major bank, will initially be used to transfer funds over a blockchain network internally and between internationally between institutional clients.

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5 QuickTime lessons for Apple’s new AR chief

What has Apple learned from the evolution of its QuickTime standard that could inform its augmented reality (AR) development teams?

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How Nuance is blazing a path to a smarter Siri

Nuance’s recently announced Project Pathfinder solution gives us a glimpse at Siri’s smarter future.

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Q&A: MIT prof talks about teaching blockchain – and who's learning

Abel Sanchez is one of two instructors teaching the Applied Blockchain course at MIT, one of many universities with courses on the distributed ledger tech. While about half the students can code, others have never coded a line in...

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