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Cybercriminals Laundered $8.6 Billion Worth of Cryptocurrency in 2021

Cybercriminal gangs laundered an estimated $8.6 billion worth of cryptocurrency last year, in 2021, a 30% rise from the previous year, according to a Chainalysis report published today. From a report: The company said it arrived at the number by trac.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJan 26th, 2022

Hashed Wallet Takes $3.5 Billion Hit, Delphi Digital Discloses Loss After Terra"s LUNA Collapse

The collapse of the tokens linked to the Terra ecosystem, stablecoin terraUSD (UST) and Luna (LUNA), has led to some major investors coming clean and detailing their losses. Two more backers of Terra are disclosing exactly how their balance sheets ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 21st, 2022

A dazzling Hubble collection of supernova host galaxies

Spanning from 2003 to 2021, this collection of images from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope features galaxies that are all hosts to both Cepheid variables and supernovae. These two celestial phenomena are both crucial tools used by astronomers to.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Japan electronic component makers see significant revenue growth in 2021; Foxconn deepens global EV deployments

This Asia tech industry summary will mainly focus on South Korea becoming self-reliant in semiconductor equipment development; six major Japanese electronic component suppliers yielding impressive 2021 revenue numbers thanks to robust demand from the.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Framework to see the future of metaverse

"Metaverse" is one of the most popular topics in the tech community and in the VC world right now. In 2021, the term drew a lot of attention from investors and the market due to the IPO of Roblox and the name change of Meta (former Facebook). However.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Record level of bad bot traffic contributing to rise of online fraud

Bad bots, software applications that run automated tasks with malicious intent, accounted for a record-setting 27.7% of all global website traffic in 2021, up from 25.6% in 2020, an Imperva report reveals. The three most common bot attacks were accou.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Tether Cuts Commercial Paper, Boosts Treasuries Behind USDT

Tether, the operator of the world's most used cryptocurrency, said it had reduced the amount of commercial paper in the reserve backing its $74 billion stablecoin, revealing information about its holdings while dollar-pegged assets face tougher scrut.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Texas looks to a Clarence Thomas opinion to defend its social media law

Thomas argued that social networks are like common carriers. Enlarge / Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas speaks at the Heritage Foundation on October 21, 2021, in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images | Drew Angerer ) Wit.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Lucid"s Saudi EV plant to receive $3.4 billion in incentives and financing

The details, revealed Wednesday in conjunction with a ceremonial signing event, underscore the substantial scope of the project as the California-based EV maker plots its second assembly plant......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

If you’re looking for new headphones, OneOdio’s got you covered

If you’re in the market for a new pair of headphones that won’t cost you an arm and a leg, then OneOdio’s got several headphones that might be worth checking out. The post If you’re looking for new headphones, OneOdio’s got you covered firs.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Jackery announces its new Explorer 2000 Pro power station

If you need a power station for your camping or backup generator needs, then Jackery’s latest Explore 2000 Pro might be worth taking a look at. The post Jackery announces its new Explorer 2000 Pro power station first appeared on Phandroid......»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

TSMC may build new multi-billion dollar chip plant in Singapore

Apple Silicon manufacturer TSMC is reportedly in talks to build a major new fabrication facility in Asia, as part of measures to address the global chip shortage.As its new $12 billion plant in Arizona is delayed, TSMC is said to be having preliminar.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Deal or no deal, Elon Musk could upend Twitter"s business for a long time

Nearly a month after Twitter agreed to sell itself to Elon Musk in a stunning $44 billion deal, the fate of the acquisition remains very much uncertain......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Imply raises $100 million to address growing need for modern analytics applications

Imply Data announced its $100 million Series D financing, which values the company at $1.1 billion. This investment round was led by Thoma Bravo with participation from OMERS Growth Equity, both new investors. Existing investors Bessemer Venture Fund.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Sony LinkBuds S earbuds are pricey - but might be worth it

The LinkBuds S houses Adaptive Sound Control and has spacial capability with Niantic’s Ingress......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022

Twitter board tells Elon Musk: We will not alter the deal

Board vows to enforce $44 billion agreement despite Musk's waffling and complaints. Enlarge / The Twitter logo is seen at the company's headquarters on April 26, 2022, in downtown San Francisco, California. (credit: Getty Images | Amy.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022

AMD vs. Intel: Which wins in 2022?

With a new release from Team Blue around the corner, the AMD vs. Intel battle is heating up. Here's where each company stands in 2021......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022

Climate change indicators hit record highs in 2021: UN

Four key climate change indicators all set new record highs in 2021, the United Nations said Wednesday, warning that the global energy system was driving humanity towards catastrophe......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022

US child welfare system is falling short because of persistent child poverty

Although government spending on the child welfare system totaled US$33 billion in 2018, the most recent year for which an estimate is available, it's still failing to meet all children's needs because of overwhelming demand......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022

Popularity of online payment goes hand-in-hand with fraud

NICE Actimize has released a report that identifies and analyzes the leading fraud threats and patterns that impacted leading global financial institutions in 2021. Noting that banking fraud continues to rise, the data-driven research study found a 4.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022

MacBook buying guide: The right M1 laptop for each use case

Still on Intel? Here's a quick primer on your options for an M1-based laptop. Enlarge / Two 2021 MacBook Pro models side-by-side. (credit: Samuel Axon) Over the past two years, Apple has completed an overhaul of its entire lap.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022