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Hands-on with Microsoft's Future Foldables!
Hands-on with Surface Neo and Surface Duo, products from the future!
Millions vanish into crypto world in high-yield bond scam
Sophisticated British criminals exploited vulnerabilities in Australia’s search engine and cryptocurrency infrastructure to dupe small investors, lured by the promise of high-yi...
Digital payments' growth attracts fintech investment to the Middle East
COVID-19 and government regulations have led to a rise in digital payments in the Gulf region, attracting international processors, neobanks, fintechs and investors.
Bitcoin Storm Brewing Over Trump’s Anti-Money Laundering Push
The Biden administration will soon have to settle a Bitcoin fight it didn’t even start, and its decision could have far-reaching implications for the virtual currency industry.
Privacy-first browser Brave now has its own Google search rival
Google reigns supreme in search and browsers. Brave Search wants to change that – and put privacy front and centre
U.S. lawmakers ask Facebook for details on advertising practices
A group of 23 U.S. House Democrats on Monday asked Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg for answers on the social media site’s advertising practices over targeted ads for gu...
Flying taxi network in LA could take off soon
Archer co-CEO Adam Goldstein discusses getting flying taxis to the market by 2024.
‘Active threat’ warning for US email users after China cyberattack
The White House is warning Americans face an “active threat” of cyberattacks by email after Microsoft’s servers were hacked.
Zoom continues to boom!
Zoom Video Communications Inc.’s rip-roaring ride resumed its meteoric trajectory Monday, with shares jumping as the company detailed the results of becoming a lifeline for thos...
Dutch Scientists Invent COVID-19 ‘Scream Test’
Usually in a traditional COVID-19 test, a cotton swab is inserted into the mouth or nasal cavity, after which it is passed over the throat and a person feels some discomfort dur...
World's oldest bird, Wisdom the albatross, hatches chick at the age of 70
Wisdom has hatched up to 36 chicks in her lifetime, experts claim.
Pentagon Assessing Its Networks for Possible Damage After Microsoft Breach, Spokesman Says
Earlier this week, Microsoft accused a Chinese hacking group known as "Hafnium" of breaching its Exchange Server email application. Microsoft had previously accused the company ...
Twitter founder's auction of a tweet draws $2 million bid
Twitter boss Jack Dorsey is selling his first tweet at auction, with bidding Saturday reaching US$2 million in a sign of the appetite for virtual objects authenticated through b...
At least 30,000 US organizations, small businesses and government offices were victims of Microsoft Exchange hack
A purported Chinese hacking group exploited bugs in Microsoft's email software system to steal data from US organizations and agencies.
Microsoft hack: White House warns of 'active threat' of email attack
The US is expressing growing concern over a hack on Microsoft's Exchange email software that the tech company has blamed on China.
MI5 involvement in drone project revealed in paperwork slip-up
Exclusive: Document produced by university cited agency as secret funder of research
First super-fast 5G network launched in Russia
Russian telecom operator MTS has announced that some of its customers will be able to access the company’s first 5G network in more than a dozen areas around the Russian capital.
India threatens to jail Facebook, WhatsApp & Twitter staff over refusal to wipe data that ‘undermines national security’ – reports
Indian authorities have reportedly given an ultimatum to US social media platforms, threatening jail time for their local employees if the companies continue to ignore official ...
Jack Dorsey's First Tweet, 15-Year-Old, Is Up For Sale
The post, sent from Jack Dorsey's account in March of 2006, received offers on Friday that went as high as $88,888.88 within minutes of the Twitter co-founder tweeting a link to...
Software Icon John McAfee Charged In Cryptocurrency Scam
McAfee, Watson, and other members of their "cryptocurrency team" allegedly "raked in more than $13 million from investors they victimized with their fraudulent schemes," accordi...
Jack Dorsey: Bids reach $2.5m for Twitter co-founder's first post
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has listed his first ever tweet for sale, with bids reaching $2.5m (£1.8m).
U.S. is ‘not prepared to defend or compete in the A.I. era,’ says expert group chaired by Eric Schmidt
The U.S. is drastically underprepared for the age of AI, according to the National Security Commission on AI, which is chaired by Eric Schmidt.
Samsung and Mastercard to pilot biometric payments card in South Korea
The card will not require PIN or signature authorisations to make in-store transactions.
Videos: Creator of Viral Tom Cruise Deep-Fakes Reveals Secrets
Belgian visual effects specialist Chris Ume's TikTok account "DeepTomCruise" has amassed more than 1.1 million likes and over 330,000 followers in less than two weeks. The viral...
'Disintegration' of Political System Helps Explain Rising Censorship, Professor Richard Wolff Argues
Increased social media and tech censorship must be understood in the wider context of the establishment desperately seeking to hold on to what used to be called "the vital centr...
'Crazy Enough to Be True?': Scientist Suggests Our Universe Can be One Giant Neural Network
Neural networks inspired by our biological world are now widely used by businesses and analysts. But could it be that our universe is in fact one giant neural network?
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