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The IRS Says Bitcoin is “Real” Money

Virtual currency is being used as legal tender all over the world, but many people still don’t consider it to be “real” money. Earlier this year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a notice that declared “virtual currency is treated as property for U.S. federal tax purposes.” This declaration not only means that general tax […]

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Self-Driving Cars Will Shape Our Future

Self-driving vehicles will eventually be a part of our everyday commute. In the year 1300, Pope Boniface VIII invented what we now refer to as “traffic control” when he declared that people should travel on the left-hand side of the road. His reasoning was simple: you needed your right arm free to wield your sword […]

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The Battery of the Future is Almost Here

Li-ion batteries may soon be replaced by pure lithium, greatly increasing our devices’ potential. Portable electronics are very convenient except for one thing: Their battery life is horrible. No matter what the capacity of their battery is, they all require frequent recharging throughout the day and have a limited lifespan that lasts between 400 to 1200 […]

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Are We Losing Interest in Tablets?

The teleautograph is considered by many to be the first tablet. Tablet computers were first conceptualized in the late 1800’s when inventor Elisha Gray created the telautograph. His creation was a precursor to the modern fax machine and was the first device that transmitted handwriting to a stationary sheet of paper. For the first time […]

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Newegg Invalidates Another Phony Patent Assertion Claim

“Device profiles conventionally describe properties of a device or element within a digital image processing system that capture, transform or render color components of an image. An improved device profile includes both chromatic characteristic information and spatial characteristic information. The device profile is generated by use of both chromatic and spatial characteristic functions within a […]

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