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IMF Urges El Salvador To Remove Bitcoin As Legal Tender

The International Monetary Fund is pushing El Salvador to ditch bitcoin as legal tender, according to a statement released on Tuesday. CNBC reports: IMF directors "stressed that there are large risks associated with the use of bitcoin on financial st.....»»

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Intel Alder Lake-H Mobile CPU Performance Impresses, Handily Bests Ryzen Mobile

MojoKid writes: Intel lifted its performance embargo today on its new line of Alder Lake 12th Gen Core mobile processors for laptops. Reviews are hitting the web specifically with Intel's higher-end Alder Lake-H processor SKU. Alder Lake is intended.....»»

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China Gives "Fight Club" New Ending Where Authorities Win

The first rule of Fight Club in China? Don't mention the original ending. The second rule of Fight Club in China? Change it so the police win. From a report: China has some of the world's most restrictive censorship rules with authorities only approv.....»»

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UK Government Plans To Release Nmap Scripts for Finding Vulnerabilities

The UK government's cyber-security agency plans to release Nmap scripts in order to help system administrators in scanning their networks for unpatched or vulnerable devices. From a report: The new project, titled Scanning Made Easy (SME), will be ma.....»»

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FAA Provisionally Clears 90% of Aircraft To Fly Near 5G Networks

About 90% of the U.S. commercial aircraft fleet is at least somewhat shielded from interference caused by new 5G wireless networks, the Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday. From a report: The FAA expanded the roster of aircraft that it says.....»»

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Biden Team Says Global Chip Shortage To Stretch Through 2022

The Biden administration has concluded that a global semiconductor shortage will persist until at least the second half of this year, promising long-term strain on a range of U.S. businesses including auto makers and the consumer electronics industry.....»»

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Cracking a $2 Million Crypto Wallet

First, he forgot his PIN -- then he started looking for hackers. From a report: In early 2018, Dan Reich and a friend decided to spend $50,000 in Bitcoin on a batch of Theta tokens, a new cryptocurrency then worth just 21 cents apiece. At first, they.....»»

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New Logitech Mechanical Keyboards are Conservative in Looks and Price

Logitech has introduced two mechanical keyboards to its lineup. Shipping in February, the boards are part of the company's PC gaming brand, but with their $70 starting price and classic, toned-down look, they're also interesting candidates for someon.....»»

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How Will Tonga"s Broken Internet Cable Be Mended?

An undersea fibre-optic cable which connects Tonga to the rest of the world was severed during the eruption of a volcano. From a report: New Zealand's ministry of foreign affairs says it could take more than a month to repair breaks in the 49,889km (.....»»

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YouTube"s CEO Says the Company Will Explore NFT Features for Video Creators

YouTube is exploring adding nonfungible token features for its video creators, Chief Executive Officer Susan Wojcicki wrote to the siteâ(TM)s broadcasters on Tuesday. From a report: Although Wojcicki didn't say exactly what her team is planning,.....»»

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Nvidia Quietly Prepares To Abandon $40 Billion Arm Bid

Artem S. Tashkinov writes: Nvidia is quietly preparing to abandon its purchase of Arm from SoftBank Group Corp after making little to no progress in winning approval for the $40 billion chip deal, according to people familiar with the matter. Nvidia.....»»

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Google Kills Off FLoC, Replaces it With Topics

FLoC (Federated Learning of Cohorts), Google's controversial project for replacing cookies for interest-based advertising by instead grouping users into groups of users with comparable interests, is dead. In its place, Google today announced a new pr.....»»

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Indonesia Regulator Says Financial Firms Banned From Facilitating Crypto Sales

Indonesia's Financial Services Authority (OJK) on Tuesday warned that financial firms are not allowed to offer and facilitate sales of crypto assets amid a boom in crypto trading in Southeast Asia's largest economy. From a report: "OJK has strictly p.....»»

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eBay Will Now Authenticate Trading Cards Worth $750 or More

Online marketplace eBay is once again expanding its authentication service, this time to include support for authenticating valuable trading cards. From a report: The service will now be able to authenticate cards worth at least $750 from collectible.....»»

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Linux Foundation Launches Open Source Software Development, Linux, and Git Certification

The Linux Foundation has released three new training courses on the edX platform: Open Source Software Development: Linux for Developers (LFD107x), Linux Tools for Software Development (LFD108x), and Git for Distributed Software Development (LFD109x).....»»

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Flying Car Wins Airworthiness Certification

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the BBC: A flying car capable of hitting speeds over 100mph (160kmh) and altitudes above 8,000ft (2,500m) has been issued with a certificate of airworthiness by the Slovak Transport Authority. The hybrid car-a.....»»

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The James Webb Space Telescope Arrives At Its Final Orbit

NASA has confirmed that the James Webb Space Telescope has successfully entered its final orbit around the second Sun-Earth Lagrange point after one last course correction burn. Engadget reports: The telescope's primary mirror segments and secondary.....»»

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Space Force Just Launched Satellites Capable of "Inspecting" Enemy Satellites

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Drive: Space Force launched two additional satellites today as part of its push for greater Space Domain Awareness, or SDA, in geosynchronous orbit some 22,000 miles away from Earth. The two satellites are.....»»

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DHS Warns of Russian Cyberattack On US If It Responds To Ukraine Invasion

As tensions rise in the standoff over Ukraine, the Department of Homeland Security has warned that the U.S. response to a possible Russian invasion could result in a cyberattack launched against the U.S. by the Russian government or its proxies. ABC.....»»

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40 People Arrested For Alleged Twitch Money Laundering Scheme

On Tuesday, Turkish police in eleven different provinces took forty suspects into custody for an alleged money laundering scam perpetrated using the Twitch streaming platform. Kotaku reports: According to Demiroren News Agency (via Daily Sabah and De.....»»

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