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Mark Zuckerberg reacts to NYT report on Facebook using news feed to promote positive stories about itself
Zuckerberg blasted the Times report's claim that he used an electric surfboard in a video posted to his personal accounts on July 4
NFTs Are the Building Blocks of the Metaverse - Here’s How It’s Being Built
The metaverse is aiming to establish complete decentralization infrastructure at its very foundation. This is already happening with NFTs.
'Throw away your Chinese phone,' says Lithuania in new report
A report by the country's cyber security agency found that one Chinese smartphone had built-in censorship tech that could detect terms like "Free Tibet".
US government to probe Zoom deal over China ties
Justice Department-led Team Telecom is looking into whether Zoom’s China ties could make its acquisition of the software company a national-security risk
Don’t buy Chinese phones, throw them away if you already have, Lithuania’s regulator says
Flagship Xiaomi phones sold in Europe can detect and censor terms such as ‘Free Tibet’ and ‘Long live Taiwan independence’, says the state cybersecurity body. The capability in the Mi 10T 5G phone software had been turned off for the reg...
Mother of all lawsuits quietly filed last month vs Facebook in Delaware
Zuckerberg, Sandberg, CFO, board inc Peter Thiel and Palantir are defendants - it's a result of sealed docs between FB execs and board.
Elon Musk mocks Biden after SpaceX completes first all-civilian flight
As of Monday morning, the White House had yet to comment on the mission, dubbed “Inspiration4,” which marks the first time an all-civilian crew has ever made it to Earth’s orbit
US Sanctions Cryptocurrency Exchange Over Ties To Ransomware Attacks
The move comes after hacks and data breaches that have targeted a major US oil pipeline, a meatpacking company and the Microsoft Exchange email system
Google To Spend $2 Billion On New York City Office
Google already rents the premises in Manhattan, which are located on the site of a former railroad terminal in the Hudson Square neighborhood.
Instagram is wreaking havoc on young girls - and knows it
Real teens open up about how unrealistic body standards on Instagram are harming their mental health, leading them to crave plastic surgery and causing eating disorders.
The countries where Bitcoin and crypto are banned or restricted
While some countries like El Salvador are embracing cryptocurrencies, others are taking a firmer stance on their use as payment.
Bitcoin leads cryptocurrency market meltdown amid concerns over global equity markets
The world’s largest cryptocurrency, bitcoin, dropped below the $44,000 level on Monday as concerns over global equities spilled over into crypto markets.
Twitter To Pay $809 Million To Settle Suit Claiming Investors Were Misled
The suit claimed the defendants, such as former CEO Dick Costolo, did not disclose the full picture of the company's state while they sold their personal shares in Twitter.
Bitcoin's power consumption for 2021 has already surpassed the whole of 2020 – study
The world’s top cryptocurrency, bitcoin, is set to consume some 95.68 TW/h (terawatt-hours, or one trillion watts per hour) by the end of the year, according to the Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index.
Bitcoin ledger as a secret weapon in war against ransomware
While it may at first seem like cryptocurrency enables ransomware, cryptocurrency is actually instrumental in fighting it.
Details Of Millions Who Visited Thailand In Last 10 Years Leaked Online
The Southeast Asian nation is a popular tourist destination, drawing nearly 40 million visitors in 2019 before the pandemic shuttered borders and seized up global travel.
"Best Ride Of My Life": Pilot After World's 1st All-Civilian Space Trip
The SpaceX capsule, carrying Sian Proctor and three others, on Sunday successfully concluded the historic orbital mission with no professional astronauts on board.
"Deliberate Mischaracterizations": Facebook On Wall Street Journal Allegations
The Wall Street Journal said that although Facebook researchers have identified "the platform's ill effects," the company failed to fix them.
Lawmakers scrutinize Facebook after revealing report on Instagram’s negative impact on teens
Facebook is again receiving bipartisan criticism from lawmakers following a report showing the tech giant is aware of Instagram’s negative impact on teenagers’ mental health.
Facebook slams Wall Street Journal reports as ‘deliberate mischaracterisations’
The company’s vice-president of global affairs said the paper had not presented the whole picture on the ‘difficult issues’
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