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Russian Central Bank set to prohibit all cryptocurrencies
Russian Central Bank set to prohibit all cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin in the country, including transactions, mining, and circulation.
You'll no longer be able to use Visa credit cards on Amazon from this week
Update : Amazon has since backtracked on the decision and now says it will continue to accept Visa credit cards after January 19.
Bitcoin’s Dominance of Crypto Payments Is Starting to Erode
BitPay data show rising use of stablecoins, Ether, Doge Transaction volumes related to luxury goods surged 31% in 2021
From Pandemic to Endemic: The Omicron Shift in Europe to learn to live with the virus just as any other virus
A number of governments have changed their approaches to the coronavirus, to one that is more like how we treat the flu. Public health experts say it’s too soon to make that call.
LAPD officers pull pilot from plane seconds before train crash in dramatic video
The Los Angeles Police Department late Sunday released footage that showed police officers pulling a bleeding pilot to safety just moments before a barreling train collided with his plane stuck on the tracks.
You Know What Would Help Exhausted Doctors and Nurses? More Money!
As health care workers prepare to enter the third year of the pandemic, we are experiencing disillusionment and burnout on an extraordinary scale. Many of us have confronted more death and sickness than ever before in our careers.
End mass jabs and live with Covid, says ex-head of UK vaccine taskforce
Finally an honest, brave doctor, without any conflict of financial interest speaks out about "The Emperor's New Clothes": Covid should now be treated like flu, and ministers should end mass-vaccination after the booster campaign, the for...
Supply chain crisis: McDonald's Japan slices fries to small size as it faces shipping snags
Japanese customers will have to settle for a small serving of McDonald's fries for the next month or so after the fast-food chain said it was limiting portions due to shipping problems.
Oil gain on Kazakh, Libyan concerns
Oil prices settled lower on Friday, as the market weighed supply concerns from the unrest in Kazakhstan and outages in Libya against a U.S. jobs report that missed expectations and its potential impact on Federal Reserve policy.
Omicron puts public services around the world to the limit
Governments rush to contain the Omicron fallout that pushes crital infrastructure to the brink in countries around the wolrd.
WeWork ex CEO Adam Neumann's buying up majority shares in more than 4,000 apartments
Adam Neumann, 42, who was ousted as WeWork CEO in 2019, has been buying up majority shares in more than 4,000 apartment complexes worth over $1 billion.
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has bought a $133 million mansion in Bel Air
The Los Angeles home, once owned by a scion of the Seagram dynasty, spans 19,000 square feet and sits on nearly 5 acres.
Dialogue Between US, Russia Serves Security in Central Europe, Hungarian Foreign Minister Says
Hungary welcomes the dialogue between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US leader Joe Biden on security and strategic issues, since it is a guarantee of security in Central Europe, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter...
Elon Musk Reveals Who Mysterious Creator of Bitcoin Might Be
From economist, programmer, and mathematician to software developer, legal scholar, and even a drug cartel boss – since the world learned about bitcoin, there has been endless speculation about who the enigmatic Satoshi Nakamoto is.
Top 10 Richest People on Earth Got Wealthier by Over $400 Bln in 2021, Bloomberg Index Shows
Some of those creme de la creme in the world of wealth, Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, for example, have been worth $100 billion for quite some time: Gates first made it in 1999, while Bezos did so in 2017. The majority of the others, on the...
'Move It!' Musk Says His 'Tiny' Satellites Can't Block Any Rival Spacecrafts - Report
The accusations come amid the Chinese complaint filed in the UN in December, describing how in October and July, two Starlink satellites caused the Chinese space station to adopt "preventive collision avoidance control" procedures to "en...
AustraliaN man: 'I fell in love with a robot'
An Australian man from Brisbane has revealed how he has fallen for a robot named Emma, and hopes to one day marry her.
Germany’s super-rich post-corona
Germany has around 1.5 million millionaires. A number that’s increasing day by day. Along with demands that they should pay more tax. What do the rich think of that? The responses couldn’t be more varied.
NFTs and SNL: Crypto keeps burrowing into the mainstream
It was another crazy year in the crypto world, but traders didn’t seem to mind. Millions of new investors decided to try their hand at cryptocurrencies in 2021.
Tesla owner blows up his Model S with dynamite over $22,000 battery replacement
A Tesla Model S owner in Finland decided to blow up his electric car with dynamite after it needed a battery replacement, which Tesla said was going to cost $22,000.
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