Paxos Standard: Why This Stablecoin Might be the One to Dethrone Tether

Paxos Standard Several months ago, crypto exchange Gemini made waves when it announced that, with permission from the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), it had created a USD-pegged cryptocurrency “stablecoin” that would provider traders and institutions with a...

Owner of failed nuclear plant might use golden parachute fund in settlement

Enlarge / V C Summer Nuclear Station Unit 1. Today, South Carolina energy company SCANA and its potential purchaser Dominion Energy reached a settlement with class-action litigants to offer a significant energy bill rate cut in exchange for the litigants...

HMD Global is holding an event in India on December 6, Nokia 7.1 might be the star

HMD Global has just announced an event in India on December 6, for which it’s already started sending out media invites. The event comes just one day after another one that the company is hosting in Dubai, where it’s...

Your next doctor’s appointment might be with an AI

“My stomach is killing me!” “I’m sorry to hear that,” says a female voice. “Are you happy to answer a few questions?” And so the consultation begins. Where’s the pain? How bad is it? Does it come and go? There’s …

Why military veterans might be key to closing the cybersecurity jobs gap

Image: ajr_images, Getty Images/iStockphoto The number of unfilled cybersecurity positions is increasing at an alarming rate, despite the best efforts of schools and training organizations. The (ISC)², an international nonprofit association for information-security leaders, keeps tabs on the deficit, and...

Useful R functions you might not know

Almost every R user knows about popular packages like dplyr and ggplot2. But with 10,000+ packages on CRAN and yet more on GitHub, it’s not always easy to unearth libraries with great R functions. One of the best way to...

How open platforms might unite AI researchers

Cracking the brain code involves the collaboration of scientists, Starmind co-founder Pascal Kaufmann tells TechRepublic’s Dan Patterson, and says open platforms can unite AI researchers. The following is an edited transcript of the interview. Dan Patterson: Where are we in...