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China and the US: readying for war in space
The Trump administration has given new life to America's military presence in space --standing up a new Space Force and US Space Command -- as it seeks to dominate space. But US military officials believe China is hot on their heels.
Unmanned Chinese Spacecraft Lands On Moon
China successfully landed a spacecraft on the moon's surface on Tuesday in a historic mission to retrieve lunar surface samples, Chinese state media reported.
Fired director of U.S. cyber agency Chris Krebs explains why he says vote was "most secure”
Chris Krebs, a lifelong Republican, was put in charge of the agency handling election security by President Trump two years ago. When Krebs said the 2020 election was the countr...
Fired cybersecurity chief hints at legal action after Trump campaign lawyer said he should be shot
"I've got an exceptional team of lawyers that win in court, and I think they're probably going to be busy,” he said.
Bitcoin hits an all-time high of just under $20,000
Bitcoin just hit another milestone in its impressive 2020 run. The cryptocurrency surged 9% to a new all-time high of about $19,860 on Monday, topping the previous peak of $19,7...
When you die, will your digital assets actually reach your loved ones?
Leaving all your online wealth to the family is your present for their future. Unfortunately, digital assets don’t really “fit” into a conventional physical will. eWill.org is ...
I Bought a Voting Machine Online … Then Hacked It
To demonstrate how vulnerable some of our digital election infrastructure really is, we bought two voting machines from an online auction site for less than $200. They were last...
Facebook, Google to face new antitrust suits in US
Federal and state authorities, probing whether the tech giants abused their power in the internet economy, are preparing as many as four cases
Iranian security official: Israel used 'electronic devices' to remotely kill nuclear scientist
A top Iranian security official is accusing Israel of using "electronic devices" to remotely assassinate a top nuclear scientist near Tehran.
Karl Rove shreds Big Tech's ‘consistent hostility’ toward center-right
Karl Rove reacts to Trump blasting the media and Big Tech for being ‘massively corrupt.’
Assassinated Iranian nuclear scientist shot with remote-controlled machine gun, news agency says
The Iranian nuclear scientist assassinated Friday east of Tehran was shot by a remote-controlled machine gun operating out of another car, the semi-official Fars News Agency sai...
Before Tesla: Honda Legend Offer Level 3 Autonomous Driving
Level 3 autonomy will be offered in a production car in Japan in 2021. Eyes-off driving with Honda's Traffic Jam Pilot raises the stakes in the autonomy race.
Tony Hsieh, man who introduced advertising to the internet, dead at 46
The former Zappos CEO played a major role in the redevelopment of downtown Las Vegas in recent years.
Prisoners Are Going Viral on TikTok
We spoke to a mix of current and formerly incarcerated TikTok users who use the app to change the narrative and challenge misconceptions of prison life, which also allows them t...
Smerconish: Amazon was primed for a pandemic
The online boom: More US households belong to Amazon Prime than own a pet, vote, belong to a house of worship, or own a gun. But is Amazon's success good for America?
Chinese police have seized $4.2 billion cryptos from PlusToken Ponzi crackdown
Crypto assets worth more than $4.2 billion have been seized by Chinese police during the massive PlusToken Ponzi scheme crackdown, according to a new court ruling.
US investigating possible suspension failures on 115,000 Tesla vehicles
The United States’ national road safety agency will investigate complaints that nearly 115,000 Tesla electric vehicles may have problems with their suspension.
Facebook's long-awaited libra currency to reportedly launch in a limited form early next year
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency is readying to launch as early as January, the Financial Times reported on Friday.
Elon Musk says Tesla Semi will go 621 miles per charge
Tesla CEO Elon Musk thinks the company's Class 8 Semi could have a range of 621 miles per charge thanks to the new battery technology it is developing.
Twitter claims it has reversed ban of link to Sidney Powell's Georgia election lawsuit
Twitter claims it has reversed its censorship of a link to the lawsuit filed by attorney Sidney Powell that seeks to change the outcome of Georgia’s 2020 election results.
Prestigious Silicon Valley VC firm looks to Europe for start-up success stories
Sequoia Capital, one of the best-known venture capital firms on Menlo Park's Sand Hill Road in Silicon Valley, has made a major new bet on Europe.
Facebook to reimburse some advertisers after miscalculating effectiveness data
The company's "conversion lift" tool suffered a glitch that reportedly affected thousands of ads between August 2019 and August 2020.
Bitcoin price tanks from near all-time high
Bitcoin tanked Thursday as its price came within striking distance of an all-time high. The price of bitcoin was trading at $17,185, down $794, or 4.42%, at 7:15 a.m. ET. The cr...
Opposition leaders circumventing Maduro regime to funnel funds using a unique crypto
A number of opposition leaders in Venezuela are financially skirting the Nicolas Maduro regime with an unprecedented public-private partnership known as the "stablecoin solution...
How Jeff Bezos Blew $120.4 Billion Dollars
Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world, and ceo of Amazon. He's worth over 100 billion US dollars, he spends his money on mansions, private jets, sports cars and some incred...
World's largest offshore wind farm seals financing deal worth $8 billion
The scale of the overall project, which is due to be finished in 2026, is considerable. It will be located in waters off the coast of northeast England.
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