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Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 10, Note 10 Plus
Samsung has unveiled its newest Galaxy Note phones. CNET senior managing editor Dan Ackerman brought the Galaxy Note 10 Plus to CBSN AM to show off some of its features.
Two-day bitcoin sell-off wipes out over $100 billion from the entire crypto market
The price of bitcoin slipped 10% in two days to fall below the $32,000 level for the first time since Jan. 11.
Alibaba stock spikes after Jack Ma resurfaces
Chinese billionaire Jack Ma resurfaced in an online video after staying out of the public eye for months -- fueling rumors that he was missing.
Here's how to buy bitcoin without all the risk of buying bitcoin
Bitcoin is up more than 260% over the past 12 months -- a stellar ride -- yet owning the asset is fraught with risks including wild swings in cryptocurrency prices. But there ar...
Google threatens to withdraw search engine from Australia; Australia might be the first fake-free internet!
The tech giant says it will remove its main search function from Australia if it passes a new law that force them to pay for the products they are stealing and selling. Australi...
We can always find justification to shut up the stupidity of our opponents. Censorship is a dangerous way to deal with it.
The same technology that we welcomed as 1984, because it was cool, is now taking us back to 1939.
Not required to host ‘incendiary speech’: Judge (Democrat) rejects Parler’s lawsuit to restore Amazon service
Social media platform Parler is facing more bad news as a federal (Democrat) judge has rejected a lawsuit from the (Republican) company seeking to have (Democrat) Amazon restore...
TikTok owner ByteDance launches payments in China as it pushes into fintech and e-commerce
ByteDance has launched a new payment service within Douyin, the Chinese version of short-video sharing app TikTok.
YouTube Fake Biden’s popularity by systematically deleting thousands of Dislikes from videos
"Most popular president ever"? YouTube is deleting thousands of dislikes from Biden videos on the Official White House YouTube videos. I don’t mind because I like him and anyway...
One in five firms linked to spying on staff as they work from home
A surge in secret software used to spy on staff working from home during the pandemic has led to calls for new laws to be brought in against unscrupulous bosses.
Conservatives cry ‘bigotry!’ as Dems call for Parler to be PROBED BY FBI for role in US Capitol riot, alleged Russian ties
House Oversight Committee Chairwoman Rep. Carolyn Maloney is requesting the FBI investigate social media platform Parler as a “potential facilitator” of the US Capitol riot earl...
"Like An Underdog Going Through Training...": Signal On Resuming Service
Signal has seen a rise in downloads following a change in WhatsApp's privacy terms, which required users to share their data with both Facebook and Instagram.
Spanish side become first team ever to buy a player with BITCOIN
The striker was unveiled by Spanish third division side DUX Internacional de Madrid, also known as Inter Madrid, after they teamed up with their new cryptocurrency sponsors to m...
Iran blames bitcoin miners for blackouts
Iran has launched a crackdown on cryptocurrency miners who it claims are responsible for power blackouts that are blighting the country.
Gang steals HK$3.5 million from woman after cryptocurrency trade
The woman was paid HK$3.5 million in cash after using her iPhone to complete an online transaction to sell USDT tokens, police source says.
Capitol Rioter May Have Stolen Pelosi's Computer, Tried To Sell To Russia: FBI
The theft of electronic devices from congressional offices has been a persistent worry following the siege by supporters of US President Donald Trump.
Woman who allegedly stole Pelosi's laptop wanted to sell it to Russia, ex tells FBI
FBI says person claiming to be Riley June Williams’ former partner allegedly saw a video of her removing computer during Capitol riot
Volkswagen and Audi are starting to challenge Tesla
The world's largest carmaker is starting to gain ground on Tesla.
Selena Gomez: Big Tech 'cashing in from evil’
In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Gomez said she’s frustrated by what she views as the companies’ lackluster response and that they have to “stop doing the ba...
Apple CEO responds to Big Tech criticism: No 'intersection' between free speech, incitement of violence
Apple CEO Tim Cook stood by his company's decision to remove alternative social media platform Parler from the App Store, as Big Tech companies face criticism over censorship af...
Apple Chief Tim Cook Says Parler Could Return To App Store With "Reforms"
Apple suspended all downloads of the Parler app following the attack on the US Capitol on January 6, citing postings on the platform that could incite further violence. Google a...
Parler attracted senior members of the UK government before it shut down, according to reports
More than a dozen politicians from the UK's right-wing ruling Conservative party had joined Parler before the social network went offline, according to The Observer.
Branson's Virgin Orbit reaches space with key mid-air rocket launch
Billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reached space for the first time on Sunday with a successful test of its air-launched rocket, delivering ten NASA satellites to orbit ...
Biden to replace Trump may encourage investors to sell Microsoft shares and buy Amazon shares instead
The Trump administration skyrocketed the value of Microsoft's shares, transferring to them the web hosting services of government servers that had hitherto been served exclusive...
What is Signal, and is it really safer than WhatsApp?
The encrypted messaging app Signal has seen an explosion in take-up recently. Recommended by Edward Snowden and Elon Musk, It reported a whopping five-fold growth in its Android...
After Trump bans, Facebook and Twitter see combined $51 billion in losses
Investors react negatively to surprise banishment of sitting president.
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