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El Salvador: Chivo Wallet Has 2.1 M Users, Soon Bigger Than All Local Banks Combined
The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, announced that 2.1 million citizens are using the new government-backed Chivo cryptocurrency wallet. He also said that the current rate of user adoption soon make it bigger than all the banks i...
Huobi Exchange Will Suspend All China Based Accounts Later This Year
One of the major cryptocurrency exchanges, Huobi Global, that serves mainland China customers, announced it will suspend all China-based user accounts later this year.
Bitcoin.org Domain Disabled After Alleged Cybersecurity Breach
The direct URL for the Bitcoin white paper (its technical description) on Bitcoin.org shows either "404 Not Found" or "This site can’t be reached".
Is Facebook leading us on a journey to the metaverse?
Nick Clegg will on Monday set out the tech giant’s vision of a virtual world where you can work, shop and ‘live’. But the move is prompting new fears over privacy
Crypto exchange giants stop taking China users
Two of the world’s largest bitcoin exchanges have halted new registrations for Chinese users, taking one of the first actions to comply with Beijing’s latest cryptocurrency ban.
UK to offer more than 10,000 foreign workers temporary visas to tackle supply chain crisis
Up to 10,500 lorry drivers and poultry workers are to be offered temporary UK visas in an attempt to avoid supply chain disruptions ahead of Christmas, the government has said in a statement.
Ransomware shame: More than half of business owners conceal cyber-breach
The ransomware scourge may be even worse than widely believed as most business executives hide cyberattacks, a new survey says.
Canada, China and US were all doomed to lose in Meng Wanzhou’s case
Analysis: After the Huawei chief’s detention, the saga rapidly turned from a narrow legal dispute into an escalating battle
Facebook ‘overpaid in data settlement to avoid naming Zuckerberg’
Lawsuit alleges settlement in Cambridge Analytica case driven by desire to protect founder
Why hard work alone isn't enough to get ahead
We're constantly taught the recipe for getting ahead is to put our heads down and outwork everyone else. But that's not quite right.
A Brooklyn Brownstone Packed With Sublime 19th-Century Charm
Listed for the first time in decades, this two-family gem is fitted with exposed brick, exquisite woodwork, and ornamental mantles.
Spyware ‘found on phones of five French cabinet members’
Mediapart claims indicate that devices were targeted by NSO’s Pegasus spyware
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Zoom meetings mean you have to face your own face
Is that little flickery square in the corner of the screen the real me? By Eva Wiseman
Spice Girl among stars to begin phone-hacking claims against Murdoch empire
Melanie Chisholm, Boyzone’s Shane Lynch and S Club 7’s Hannah Spearritt latest to allege voicemail interception
David Olusoga: ‘Black people were told that they had no history’
The historian and TV presenter on the story of former slave Olaudah Equiano and the significance of Black History Month
Kudlow: Xi Jinping has issued 'declaration of war' against capitalism
United States of America - President Addresses UN General Debate, 76th Session
Joe Biden, President of the United States of America addresses the general debate of the 76th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (New York, 21-27 September 2021). “US military power must be our tool of last resort, ...
China - President Addresses United Nations General Debate, 76th Session (English)
Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China, addresses the general debate of the 76th Session of the General Assembly of the UN (New York, 21-27 September 2021). Chinese President Xi today told the General Assembly, “Democ...
How to Wear the Top Color Trends for Fall 2021
Yellow, pink, and orange dominated the runway and, now, street style. L’OFFICIEL gives you the complete guide to wearing the top Fall 2021 color trends.
Chinese regulators unite forces to crack down on crypto
The Chinese government is getting more serious about cracking down on the cryptocurrency industry as state authorities are bringing forces to combat crypto operations in the country.
Robotics and Blockchain Top Startup Genome's List of Fastest-Growing Industries
Agricultural technology, big data, and other tech sectors continued speedy growth, according to a new report on the global state of entrepreneurship.
UK To Offer 10,500 Post-Brexit Visas To Ease Worker Shortages
The short-term visas, which will start next month and last until late December, come as huge queues form at petrol stations following fuel supply problems and after earlier disruption to deliveries of food and other goods.
A teenager on Tiktok disrupted thousands of scientific studies with a single video
Researchers were caught by surprise after a short video sent a flood of new users to a survey platform. Thousands of scientific studies had to toss out weeks of data because of a 56-second TikTok video by a teenager.
The attempt to hold Epik.com accountable for the content of their clients' websites is like blaming Gutenberg for the NYT's fake news that dragged The US to the useless war against the nuclear weapons Iraq never had.
The claim that censorship rather than education and free, open and public debate is the proper means of fighting outrageous, annoying and invalid opinions belongs to the worst dictatorships in human history. Through de-platform, the sile...
Google CEO sought to keep Incognito mode issues out of spotlight, lawsuit alleges
The filing "mischaracterizes emails referencing unrelated second and third-hand accounts": Google spokesman
Huawei Executive Gets Hero's Welcome In China, Hails "Strong Motherland"
Meng Wanzhou was released from legal detention in Canada after striking a deal with the US prosecutors over a bank fraud case
Evergrande’s EV arm warns of cash crisis as property group misses payment deadline
The electric car arm of China’s embattled property developer Evergrande said it faces an uncertain future unless it gets a swift injection of cash, sounding the alarm that the company’s liquidity crisis is mounting.
All Nuclear Powers Will Have to Join Arms Control Talks One Day, UN Disarmament Chief Says
All nuclear powers will at some point have to sit at the negotiating table for arms control talks, UN Under-Secretary-General of Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu told Sputnik on Saturday.
A London teacher was killed on a walk to the pub, police say. Another tragedy in the UK's gender violence epidemic
Sabina Nessa, a 28-year-old teacher from south London, is believed to have been murdered on the five-minute walk from her house to a pub, police say, sparking renewed outcry about the UK's epidemic of violence against women and girls.
China Continues Crackdown, Arrests Executives Of Conglomerate: Report
Chen Feng, HNA's chairman, and Tan Xiangdong, the company's CEO, were arrested and taken into custody Friday over suspected crimes in Hainan Province
Whistleblower behind 'Facebook files' will reveal identity, cooperate with Congress: source
The whistleblower involved in the "Facebook Files" investigation will reveal his or her identity as part of an agreement to cooperate with Congress, a source confirms to FOX Business.
Semiconductor chip shortage to cost global automakers $210 billion this year – report
A new report by consulting firm AlixPartners has suggested the ongoing semiconductor chip shortage is expected to cost the global automotive industry an estimated $210 billion in revenue in 2021.
Canadian Catholic Church Apologises to Indigenous People for Abuse in Residential Schools
The Canadian Catholic Church has apologised to the country's indigenous peoples for the suffering caused to children in residential schools, many of which were operated by the Church and often relied on forced assimilation.
Facebook's longtime chief technology officer stepping down next year
Facebook Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer said Wednesday that he will step down from the role next year.
"I Represent A Country That's Proud To Be Known As Mother Of Democracy": PM At UN
PM Modi said: "We have had a great tradition of democracy that goes back to thousands of years".
Apple CEO Tim Cook hunts for leakers just like in a Mafia
Cook emphasized that leakers constitute a 'small number of people' who 'do not belong' at Apple
"World Is Watching Them": US Condemns Taliban Plan To Resume Executions
US State Department spokesperson Ned Price said the US stands with the Afghan people, especially with members of minority groups
In Myanmar, Pro-Democracy Monks March Against Military Junta
Myanmar has been in turmoil and its economy paralysed since February when the military ousted Aung San Suu Kyi's civilian government
US, India Call For A Swift Return Of Democracy In Myanmar
US President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at called for the urgent implementation of the ASEAN Five Point consensus on Myanmar.
A Playful Home Inspired by Studio Ghibli’s “My Neighbor Totoro” Blends Indoor/Outdoor Spaces
CplusC Architectural Workshop renovates a Sydney residence to celebrate family togetherness and a connection with the natural world.
Prada Goes Global for Spring/Summer 2022 With Simultaneous Runways in Milan and Shanghai
Raf Simons and Miuccia Prada present a bold Spring/Summer 2022 collection that transcends borders.
Dua Lipa Opens Versace's Spring/Summer 2022 Runway Show
Take a look at Versace's Spring/Summer 2022 collection from Milan Fashion Week.
A Moscow Apartment Uses Bold Color to Channel Moroccan Medinas
Moscow-based firm CXEMA references the old quarters Morocco’s cities with vibrant hues and a unique approach to the compact layout.
36-38 Colonial Avenue by Scott Payette Architects
Urban living gets a splash of color in this new net-zero multifamily building.
The Best Street Style at Milan Fashion Week Spring 2022
The third leg of fashion month is underway in Milan, and Acielle is documenting all the best street style looks. See her latest photos here.
FTX Crypto Exchange Moves Headquarters From Hong Kong To Crypto Friendly Bahamas
FTX, the crypto derivative exchange, has officially moved its headquarters from Hong Kong to the Caribbean Island nation Bahamas, the firm announced. It remains incorporated in Antigua and Barbuda.
Morgan Stanley Executive: 'Bitcoin Is Like Kenny From South Park'
Bitcoin is like Kenny from South Park, who dies every episode but comes back again in the next one, says Morgan Stanley executive, Dennis Lynch.
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