Will it be Philippe Starck?But all these secrets do not prevent many geeks from coming with various assumptions, renders, and spy photos.Today a couple of mysterious photos have been spotted showing an iPhone X design and a full-screen with a 100% of screen-to-body ratio.At present, you can find three major types of full-screen technologies.One of them has been invented by Xiaomi and it’s called three-bezel-less display design.This means a phone using this design cancels the forehead and locates all the sensors on the chin.
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Everyone living in the UK has heard of Crimestoppers, that organisation that lets acts as a buffer between people and the police - letting us report crime with complete anonymity.The campaign is a collaboration between Crimestoppers, the Intellectual Property Office, and 'unnamed industry partners', though TorrentFreak notes that the message is similar to the one pumped out by ACE, the Premier League, and FACT.The first video uses a series of four videos trying to discourage people from using boxes loaded with pirate software, as well as dispelling any lingering myths that using them isn't against the law.It also notes that configuring boxes and selling them on is also a crime, but doesn't actually behave as if there's a difference between the two.That's the point of the second video, funnily enough, portraying the sellers as a dark shadowy organised crime syndicate.A bit over the top?But the rights holders have been warning us that this is the case for a while, even if the people who were prosecuted in this country seemed to be acting alone.
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The first-ever bitcoin future jumped after it began trading Sunday (10 December) as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major US exchange.The futures contract that expires in January surged more than $3,000 (£2,245) to $18,580 (£13,900) eight hours after trading launched on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE).The start of trading at 5pm (CST) overwhelmed the CBOE website.Futures are a type of contract in which a buyer and a seller agree on a price for a particular item to be delivered on a certain date in the future, hence the name.Futures are available for nearly every type of security but are most famously used in commodities such as wheat, soy, gold, oil, cocoa and, as dramatised in the Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd movie "Trading Places," concentrated frozen orange juice.The futures will allow investors to bet that bitcoin's price will go down — a practice known as shorting — which currently is very difficult to do.
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Bed bugs—the blood-sucking, chitinous nightmares which serve as the clearest proof that if there is a divine creator behind the universe, it hates us—were once nearly eradicated from the U.S.But in recent years they’ve come back worse than ever, beefed up from decades of exposure to insecticides and helped along by an increase in global travel and a decrease in public knowledge of how to fight them.They leave disgusting welts, can hide anywhere, are beyond the ability of all but the most obsessive amateur to control, and the internet is littered with horror stories about failed attempts to eradicate them.Per the Washington Post, on Friday night a woman set a multi-family residence ablaze in Cincinnati’s Avondale neighbourhood after spraying alcohol on the insects, starting a fire when the alcohol came into contact with a flame.As a result of the ensuing fire, Fox 19 reported, at least three people had to go to the hospital.At least 10 people cannot return to the building, which sustained $250,000 in damage.
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In excess of three quarters (76.5%) of respondents to an industry-wide survey into age discrimination have reported that the practice is widespread in their own workplaces.The research, undertaken by employment website CV Library, found that 47.1% of marketers fret that they’re not taken seriously at work solely due to their accumulation of years although discrimination was in action at both ends of the spectrum with 75% complaining that they were considered ‘too young’ while 25% believed that they were ‘too old’.Prejudices against these younger employees centred on a lack of experience and not being taken seriously, with 33.3% having direct experience of such discrimination.At the upper end of life’s ladder, 50% said they faced concerns that they wouldn’t be agile enough to perform their tasks.Lee Biggins, founder and managing director of CV-Library, said: “Diversity is a hot topic at the moment, and it is something that should be celebrated in the workplace.Sadly, there is clearly still a great amount of discrimination amongst those considered to be ‘too old’ or ‘too young’ to work in certain positions.
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Agile is much spoken of, but not as broadly practiced as you may think.When I talk with large organisations, all too often they legitimise themselves by telling me how many certified Scrum Masters they have.That word should not be used in the government.And I said: 'When does your user ever see your code?'What's astonishing about this survey is how honest respondents apparently are: looking over the results you quickly get a picture that just about half of the organisations surveyed are agile.Perhaps it's the $1,295 price tag on these 15 pages of astounding findings from our friends in Stamford, but a shockingly low amount managers seem to be sandbagging on finally moving to agile after a quarter of a century.
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Samsung had a nearly perfect 2017 if not for one nitpick.Granted, that flaw wasn’t as bad as exploding phones, but it, unfortunately, marred the Galaxy S8’s and Galaxy Note 8’s image.At least that seems to be the confirmation based on Samsung’s own Health app, which has been updated to show the new backside layout.Having the fingerprint scanner to the far left (or right, depending on where you’re facing) is, at most, an inconvenience that requires some guesswork and produces some smudging.That was supposedly just a stopgap solution to the lack of an on-screen fingerprint sensor.But since that is no longer a possibility, it seems that Samsung has decided to finally and properly arrange the components on the back of its next flagship.
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Frank Roni is a child protection specialist at Unicef.In this vlog - filmed for HuffPost UK’s Christmas Appeal with Unicef - he talks about how 52% of refugees in the Za'atari camp are children and many of them have grown up inside the camp.Frank touches on the work his team is doing, in particular organising trips for the children to visit a nearby city.He talks passionately about how the children had never seen sheep, cars or trees before and how the hope he sees in the eyes of the kids gives him the energy to carry on this work.To help the children of Syria this winter please donate to the HuffPost UK Christmas Appeal at unicef.uk/huffpost
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Dennis Muren’s work on the likes of Terminator 2 and Jurassic Park is the stuff of special effects legend, but the 71-year-old explained to TechRadar that getting hands on with movies is no longer something he’s asked to do.Muren remains a key figure at Industrial Light and Magic - the company set up by George Lucas to produce the special effects for Star Wars - but he’s come a long way from his work on the likes of Empire Strikes Back.Still - in his words - "poking his head" in at ILM, Muren jokes that he still tells people when something doesn’t look quite right "but they don’t have to listen to me!"“I’m still making comments on all the shows and everything but I just don’t want to get back into [the day to day]," he revealed during a chat with TechRadar concerning the 3D re-release of the seminal Terminator 2: Judgement Day.“It’s too hard now; there’s too much travelling and too much time on location and you just can’t make big changes if you have to be on a film shoot for five months.And that’s what the people want now.
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The land grab between Tencent and Alibaba has recently extended to the retail space.On December 8, Chinese media Caijing Magazine reported that Tencent had purchased a stake in Super Species, the new retail unit of one of China’s largest supermarket chain operator Yonghui Superstores.Following the report, Yonghui shares jumped to its daily limit in Shanghai.Yonghui and Tencent have not officially commented on the validity of the rumor.China’s tech behemoths Tencent and Alibaba have been fighting across a number of lucrative industries such as music, video streaming, and the fast expanding mobile payment market.E-commerce, in which Alibaba holds an unshakeable position, is a weaker spot for Tencent but a 21.25% stake in JD.com has given the social media and gaming giant some buffer against Alibaba.
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At an event today in Austin, Texas, Ernest Cline and the crew of Ready Player One debuted the film’s second trailer.Ready Player One, based on Ernest Cline’s novel, is the story of teen hero and walking-’80s-pop-culture-encyclopedia Wade Watts.Ernest Cline believes in writing what you know.)The story follows Watts on a journey through a moody dystopia and the virtual world of OASIS, hunting for— what else?—easter eggs.In the film, which is being directed by Steven Spielberg, Tye Sheridan plays Watts, while Olivia Cooke plays Art3mis and Ben Mendelsohn plays Nolan Sorrento, the story’s villain.Ready Player One releases in cinemas 30 March 2018.
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Developers working in secure development guidelines can still be bitten by upstream bugs in the languages they use.That's the conclusion of research presented last week at Black Hat Europe by IOActive's Fernando Arnaboldi.As Arnaboldi wrote in his Black Hat Europe paper [PDF]: “software developers may unknowingly include code in an application that can be used in a way that the designer did not foresee.Some of these behaviors pose a security risk to applications that were securely developed according to guidelines.”Arnaboldi found bugs in the major programming languages JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python and Ruby, and in all cases, he said the vulnerabilities could expose software written using those languages.To run his test, Arnaboldi created a differential fuzzer, XDiFF, which compares behaviour of different inputs, versions, implementations and operating system implementations of the same piece of software.
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EcoWorth Tech, a Singapore-based startup that has developed a technology for the sustainable treatment of wastewater, has completed a seed round worth just over US$777,000 through a combination of venture capital and crowdfunding.Co-founder and CEO Andre Stolz told Tech in Asia that just under a third of the money was raised via FundedHere, an equity crowdfunding platform for accredited investors.Of the remainder, about US$185,000 came from venture builder Budding Innovations – where Stolz serves as managing director – with the largest portion of around US$370,000 coming from an undisclosed private funding group.EcoWorth Tech’s core product is a material called carbon fibre aerogel (CFA).Highly absorbent, non-toxic, and recyclable, according to the startup, CFA can be used to absorb organic waste materials from wastewater – in other words, contaminated water that typically results as a byproduct of certain industrial processes.The CFA itself can be produced from a range of cellulose-based waste materials, such as cotton or paper.
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All were nominated for The Drum’s global Woman of the Year award at The Drum Creative Awards, sponsored by Facebook, One Minute Briefs and in partnership with Creative Equals.From icons and pioneers to prominent creative directors and designers, we asked each of them how diversity creates better work, the positive changes the industry can make, what keeps these creatives going in an ever-changing world and how greater diversity can grow the business.Today, we speak to Clarisse Fenart, corporate communications, PR & reputation management of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.Creativity is about problem solving and creating something that has not been done before; so a more diverse team will bring different sensibilities and references to be able to suggest more diverse solutions to the creative problem.Great art and creative campaigns offer something personal and universal at the same time.Therefore, for creative work to be relevant to people today, and offer something of value, it needs a more diverse team to bring the essence of representation that makes a population.
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Since the release of the OnePlus 5T, this is one of the earliest issues that has been reported for this smartphone.While OnePlus may have had other issues ranging from privacy troubles to security deception, these issues had nothing to do with OP 5T directly.A new thread has been opened on the OnePlus forum seeking to know why the $500 OnePlus 5T cannot stream High Definition (HD) video’s on popular platforms like Netflix and Google Play.This smartphone has an HD-capable display and its hardware is definitely strong enough for HD streaming thus it is more like a mystery that it only allows standard definition (SD) resolution on Netflix and Google Play.On the thread, all ideas point to the possibility that OP5T does not support Widevine Level 1 DRM and this is exactly what many streaming service providers need for HD streaming.OP 5T comes with support for Widevine Level 3 and with this, the best you can get is standard definition streams.
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Samsung mobile recently unveiled its luxury flip phone — the W2018, at a launch event in China.Apparently, there is still a Samsung device hanging up on the line.The device in question is the Galaxy A8/A8+ (2018) – a device that has been leaked in images and specifications in the last couple of weeks, indicating the handset may launch later this year.While Samsung has yet to confirm the existence of the Galaxy A8/A8+ (2018), the company has now treated us with what appears to be the last minute leaks/ teaser.The upcoming smartphone’s user manual has reportedly been published on Samsung’s official site.Although the user manual didn’t directly reveal a lot of details regarding the upcoming device, it is a sure confirmation that the Galaxy A8/A8+ is indeed in the making.
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There must have been a great deal of confusion, apprehension, and even ridicule in ancient times when people moved from directly trading goods to the abstraction of wealth we call “money”.We might now be entering such times again with the birth and growth of cryptocurrency, specifically bitcoin.Although already nearly a decade old, bitcoin has yet to be taken very seriously by major financial institutions, something that might finally happen now that bitcoin futures have begun trading on Wall Street, thanks to Cboe, one of the world’s largest exchanges.Is it going to drastically change the face of money really soon?Just like bitcoin itself, bitcoin futures trading is still rather unstable, going up and down quickly in the span of a day.It also started slow, though the interest was still so great that it brought Cboe’s website to a crawl.
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Editor’s note: Just four decades ago Shenzhen was a poor fishing village.Today, the south Chinese city is home to up to 20 million people and some of the world’s leading technology companies and most innovative tech startups.But it’s this crazy Blade Runner-esque future”, says Allen, his bearded, somewhat wild-looking face beaming with a broad smile.Well-dressed office workers and young students hasten for the metro station, their faces illuminated by the screens on their mobile phones, to which their eyes are glued.A garbage man is swiping up electronic waste from the sidewalk, and I can see an old woman dismantling an air conditioner for scrap parts.He, however, was still struggling to find his place and meaning in the corporate environment.
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Bitcoin finally arrived on Wall Street with the launch of the Chicago Board Options Exchange’s (CBOE) futures for the cryptocurrency on Sunday.Within hours of the exchange kicking off trading for Bitcoin futures at 6PM ET, they soared by 25 percent – triggering a five-minute trading halt that’s similar to a pause in trading stocks when prices rise or fall drastically.The launch also caused CBOE’s site to crash, due to a massive surge in traffic.Things soon returned to normal, and trading of the new futures, which use the XBT ticker symbol, continued.Due to heavy traffic on our website, visitors to https://t.co/jb3O722hoo may find that it is performing slower than usual and may at times be temporarily unavailable.All trading systems are operating normally.
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But now, after upstarts such as Essential have had a chance to shine and giants like Apple and Samsung are done plying their latest wares, there’s a big question worth asking: What’s the best phone out right now?Smartphones are highly personal devices, so there’s no one phone that satisfies what everybody wants.So instead of picking one winner, we’ve broken down our picks into a handful of categories to better suit your needs.It’s powerful, it’s sleek, it has the best display, and more than any other phone this year, the Galaxy S8 did the bezel-less trend right.You also get the option to try VR by way of Samsung’s Gear VR, solid IP68 water-resistance, and well-rounded 12-megapixel camera with super fast autofocus.The big differences between the two are the iPhone X’s more compact, bezel-less design, its Samsung-made OLED screen and the 3D facial recognition tech hidden inside the iPhone X’s much maligned notch.
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