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IoT Meets NFC In Zerado's New Blockchain Prototype. While banks have been busy performing experiments with blockchain tech, London product consultancy firm Zerado has already built a prototype for an access control system using blockchain, NFC and Internet of Things (IoT).

IoT Meets NFC In Zerado's New Blockchain Prototype

Managing With Immature AI. Snapchat's aiming to raise as much as $4 billion in its IPO. Piratage de Dyn : l’attaque qui révèle le danger des objets connectés. Bienvenue !

Piratage de Dyn : l’attaque qui révèle le danger des objets connectés

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AJOUT LUNA - A LIRE Lenovo Yoga Book review: the unbearable lightness of computing. Estimote announces the Mirror, a dongle that turns any TV into a smart beacon system. Imagine walking into a store, picking up a pair of shoes, and seeing specs for the kicks appear on a TV next to the display.

Estimote announces the Mirror, a dongle that turns any TV into a smart beacon system

Or imagine standing in front of an airport departures screen and seeing your flight appear and then a map displaying the best route to your gate. How to live with robots. Meet the new, adorable face of artificial intelligence. Pay-per-mile insurance startup Metromile raises $191.5M, acquires Mosaic Insurance. The automotive industry is in flux with the rise of self-driving and electric cars, and the concept of car ownership altogether being thrown into question.

Pay-per-mile insurance startup Metromile raises $191.5M, acquires Mosaic Insurance

With this, the car insurance industry is changing, too, and now, an on-demand car insurance startup has raised a large round of funding as it aims to be leader of that change. Metromile, the provider that lets you pay-per-mile for insurance, said that it has raised a whopping $191.5 million in funding — “primarily equity”, according to CEO Dan Preston. Metromile will use the money to acquire an insurance carrier called Mosaic Insurance to handle the underwriting of its policies itself; as well as to expand new states in the U.S. and continue building its platform. Preston declined to disclose the company’s valuation with its latest round. As notable as the size of Metromile’s funding is the list of investors behind it.

Estimote announces the Mirror, a dongle that turns any TV into a smart beacon system. We still don’t know what VR technology is for. Bracelet - Your skin is your new touchscreen. (A) These general website terms and conditions of use (hereinafter referred to as the “General Terms and Conditions”) set forth the terms and conditions applicable to the website (hereinafter referred to as the “Site”).

Bracelet - Your skin is your new touchscreen

(B) The Site is the exclusive property of CN2P (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”). (C) The purpose of the Site is to present the project developed by the Company (the “Project”) and to enable the collection of donations through the Site in order to finance the completion of the Company’s Project (the “Donations”). Sprinklr Raises $105 Million to Grow Social Media Management Software. The Anti-Cellphone Tech Used by Dave Chappelle, Louis C.K., and Guns N’ Roses. When Axl Rose and the other members of Guns N’ Roses decided to end a 20-year hiatus in April at the Troubadour, a small Los Angeles club, they didn’t want video from the secret show leaking online.

The Anti-Cellphone Tech Used by Dave Chappelle, Louis C.K., and Guns N’ Roses

That’s no easy task when every smartphone-wielding fan wants to brag about being there with a post on social media. For help, the band called Graham Dugoni, creator of a small case that locks phones away, preventing audience members from taking pictures and videos. Performers from Louis C.K. to Guns N’ Roses are using a device to lock up your cellphone. Slack, now with 600 apps on its platform, pours $2M into 14 Slackbot startups via its Slack Fund. 13 TechCrunch stories you don’t want to miss this week. This week, Microsoft bought LinkedIn, Apple’s WWDC took place and the E3 gaming trade show had the tech world talking.

13 TechCrunch stories you don’t want to miss this week

These are the stories you don’t want to miss this week. 1. Huge news this week in the world of M&A: Microsoft bought LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, or $196 per share, in cash. LinkedIn is keeping its branding and product, and it will become a part of Microsoft Office. LinkedIn’s CEO Jeff Weiner will report to Satya Nadella. 2. 3. A Paris, un premier festival de films en réalité virtuelle pour « défricher le terrain » Le Forum des images, à Paris, organise, vendredi 17 et samedi 18 juin, un festival consacré aux films en réalité virtuelle (VR).

A Paris, un premier festival de films en réalité virtuelle pour « défricher le terrain »

Le Paris Virtual Film Festival a ainsi sélectionné une quinzaine de films en 360°, visibles grâce à des casques de réalité virtuelle comme l’Oculus Rift, le Samsung Gear VR ou encore le HTC Vive, qui ont été commercialisés ces derniers mois. Microsoft achète LinkedIn pour 26,2 milliards de dollars. Satya Nadella, le directeur général de Microsoft, a décidé de briser tous les tabous.

Microsoft achète LinkedIn pour 26,2 milliards de dollars

A la tête de la firme de Redmond (Etat de Washington) depuis 2014, le patron du premier éditeur de logiciels au monde a créé un véritable séisme en annonçant, lundi 13 juin, par un communiqué l’entrée en négociations exclusives de son entreprise en vue du rachat du réseau social professionnel LinkedIn pour 26,2 milliards de dollars (23,2 milliards d’euros). M.