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Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook Say Goodbye to Their Crypto

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook Say Goodbye to Their Crypto

There has been no official announcement. And even if there was one, this announcement would have gone unnoticed: Mark and Zuckerberg and his company, Meta Platforms (META) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. reportno longer have a digital payments project. Zuckerberg has chosen his moment well: the crypto sector is currently going through an unexpected crisis …

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Where the experts say to put your money

Where the experts say to put your money

Volatile markets, inflation hitting new highs and the risk of recession are making things tough for investors right now. “Looking out over the next 10 years, the forces that drove the rapid outperformance of growth over value are unlikely to repeat,” Paul Danis, head of asset allocation at Brewin Dolphin , told CNBC. “Bond yields …

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The British Army’s YouTube and Twitter Accounts Were Hacked

Over the weekend, while many in the United States were pre-gaming today’s Fourth of July holiday celebrationsin the UK, the British Army was scrambling to regain control its Twitter and YouTube accounts that had both been hacked to promote NFTs and other crypto investment scans. According to the BBC, at one point over the weekend, …

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Someone Got YouTube Playing on a 40-Year-Old Computer

Some of the best hacks don’t solve any real world problems or reinvent the wheel. they’re usually nothing more than an exercise in trying to make something work that is either seemingly impossible or pointless: such as getting YouTube to work on a 40-year-old computer with a hideously outdated display. Although best known for the …

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The Apple Watch Series 8 May Include Fever Detection

photo: Gizmodo Over the course of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, a lot of us finally upgraded from an old-school “where do I stick this?” glass thermometer to an easier to use infrared model for detecting fevers. But those hankering to upgrade their Apple Watch in the Fall could end up with an ever easier fever-detecting …

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UK Army’s Twitter and YouTube accounts hacked to promote crypto scams

A screenshot of the British Army’s Twitter profile when it was hacked, via Wayback Machine. Its profile and banner pictures were changed to resemble a nonfungible token collection called “The Possessed.” A hacker compromised the social media accounts of the British Army to push people toward cryptocurrency scams. The army’s Twitter and YouTube profiles were …

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Sony Hiring Emulation Engineer Suggesting Hope For PS3 On PS5

Image: Sony A new job name, reported by PlayStation Lifestyle after being spotted on ResetEra, strongly suggests that Sony might be trying to hire an engineer to get its PS3 emulation sorted. There’s also rumor of getting old PS3 peripherals working on the new machine. Which would all be such a relief. If you have …

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Crypto lender Vauld halts withdrawals as market crash takes its toll

Billions of dollars of value have been wiped off the cryptocurrency market in the last few weeks. Companies in the industry are feeling the pain. Lending and trading firms are facing a liquidity crisis and many firms have announced layoffs. Yu Chun Christopher Wong | S3studio | Getty Images Crypto lender Vauld on Monday paused …

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Here are the China trends investors bet money on so far in 2022

A factory in Suqian, Jiangsu province, China, on May 9, 2022. Future Publishing | Future Publishing | Getty Images BEIJING — By the numbers, manufacturing companies in China snagged the most investment deals in the first half of the year among 37 sectors tracked by business database Qimingpian. In fact, the number of early-stage to …

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You Can Now Read Every Super Nintendo Manual Ever Released

Back in October 2020 I did a feature on a project that was trying to find every Super Nintendo manual in existence, scan them and upload them onto the internet. I’m happy to report that, as of July 2022, the project has now completed a significant—and for many of you reading this it’s primary—milestone. When …

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