Why bitcoin will never die…

Why bitcoin will never die…

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Why bitcoin will never die... It's been a decade since bitcoin officially started. Over this time, it's gained a lot of followers and of course, haters. Some have called it a revolutionary asset, while others have labelled it, a downright Ponzi scheme. The thing is, whether you love them or hate them, bitcoin will never die. Demand will always be there - especially in today's world. And it's all because… There are two perfect examples of this… 1)  Zimbabwe   For over a decade, Zimbabwe has experienced one of, if not, the worst inflation crises. Hyperinflation has wiped out Zimbabweans' personal savings. In 2017, I wrote a Money Morning article about how Zimbabwe’s hyperinflation crisis worsened. I also explained what ordinary Zimbabweans were doing to protect themselves from hyperinflation and a…
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SUPER SNOOPER -Is Facebook listening to you? We reveal the truth – and how to stay safe

SUPER SNOOPER -Is Facebook listening to you? We reveal the truth – and how to stay safe

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SUPER SNOOPER Is Facebook listening to you? We reveal the truth – and how to stay safe If you're feeling paranoid, you're not alone – but are you crazy? RECKON Facebook is snooping on your private conversations? Countless users say their phone's microphone has been hijacked by Facebook to target ads. If you've ever been paranoid that Facebook is listening to you, you'll want to read our guide on mysterious Facebook voice snooping.   Some users are convinced billionaire Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is snooping on their real-world conversations Credit: Josh Edelson / AFP Why do people think Facebook is listening to us? There's been endless debate about this online for years. Many Facebook users say they've spoken about something out loud, only for adverts to appear on the app…
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4 ways to prevent data loss — before disaster strikes

4 ways to prevent data loss — before disaster strikes

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All organizations should start preparing today to brace themselves for the data disasters of tomorrow. Data-related mishaps, including natural calamity (like earthquakes), unforeseen incidents (like fires, massive power outages), or any other data disaster (like deletion of data due to human error, a virus attack, or any other cybersecurity incident), can happen at any moment. An organization’s precious data is at stake and is prone to a considerable loss if proactive maintenance is ignored or not carried out properly in a timely fashion. Organizations cannot afford to lose any data, as it may contain sensitive and valuable information related to an organization’s balance sheets or their customers’ personal information. The most efficient way of preventing data loss and tackling the latest data breach, malware intrusion, or failure of instances is…
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3D Pens – Amazing Things One Can Achieve with it.

3D Pens – Amazing Things One Can Achieve with it.

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The Amazing Things One Can Achieve With A 3D Pen There are many artists in the world and the majority love experimenting with new mediums. Some oil painters will eventually delve into acrylics and possibly even water colors. These mediums are thousands of years old and have managed to withstand the test of time. Those looking for a more futuristic way to ply their trade should consider the 3D printing pen. This innovative pen will provide the artist with the ability to create 3D works quickly, conveniently and affordably. While it will take a little bit of time to master, the user will be able to create an abundance of unique items with their 3D pen. Some of the amazing things that one can achieve with one of these utensils…
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R32bn invested in SA’s research and development

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Five institutional sectors helped boost SA's R&D spend. South Africa's total contribution towards research and development (R&D) reached R32.3 billion during the 2015/2016 period. This is according to the recently released 2015/2016 National Survey of Research and Experimental Development, which showcases expenditure of five institutional sectors that perform R&D in the country. The survey shows gross expenditure on R&D (GERD), the total spending by all five sectors nationally, at R32.3 billion, based on the rand value for the period in review. In constant 2010 rands, GERD amounted to R24.5 billion. Godfrey Mashamba, chief director for science and technology investment at the Department of Science and Technology (DST), says the GERD in 2015/2016 indicates an increase of 10.2% compared to the year before. GERD amounted to R29.3 billion based on 2014/2015…
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Calls for inclusive, socially-conscious innovation

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Science, technology and innovation must, at its core, be grounded in public good purposes. Going forward, the government department in charge of science and innovation will place emphasis on working with other government departments to enhance public sector innovation for societal benefit. This is the word from Dr Phil Mjwara, director-general at the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), speaking on the occasion of the launch of the 2019 South African Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) indicators report. The DSI, formerly the Department of Science and Technology, through its entity the National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI), released the findings of the 2019 STI indicators report, which highlights critical aspects of SA’s innovation balance sheet. Referencing a tool called the municipal innovation maturity index, Mjwara says the decision-support tool is…
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