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Russians allegedly storm Ukrainian ISP, blackmail it to switch to Russian networks

Russians allegedly storm Ukrainian ISP, blackmail it to...

Russia has hit Ukrainian satellite broadband services and Internet providers since...

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Ransomware gang threatens to ‘overthrow’ new Costa Rica government, raises demand to $20 million

Ransomware gang threatens to ‘overthrow’ new Costa Rica...

The ransomware group behind an attack on several Costa Rican government ministries...

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1.5 million apps on Google and Apple's app stores may be removed for not being updated in 2 years

1.5 million apps on Google and Apple's app stores may be...

A few weeks ago, Apple began warning developers that they would be removing apps...

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Is it legal to fire someone while they’re on parental leave?

Is it legal to fire someone while they’re on parental leave?

This week, Twitter fired the company’s head of Consumer, Kayvon Beykpour, in the...

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When to put data pipelines out to pasture

When to put data pipelines out to pasture

Hello, and welcome to Protocol Policy! Privacy by Design legislation is forcing...

Crypto
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Binance CEO Says Exchange Never Sold Its 15.4M LUNA—Now Worth Just $2,461

Binance CEO Says Exchange Never Sold Its 15.4M LUNA—Now...

At its peak, Binance’s holdings were worth $1.6 billion. Today, that same investment...

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What is Lightning Network? Bitcoin's Scalability Solution

What is Lightning Network? Bitcoin's Scalability Solution

Lightning Network is a scaling solution that attempts to address Bitcoin's slow...

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Chainlink Hires Google Vet Who Developed TensorFlow AI System

Chainlink Hires Google Vet Who Developed TensorFlow AI...

Chainlink's hiring of a key AI executive could boost the reliability of its oracle,...

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Sony’s new PlayStation Plus subscriptions launch June 13th, and here’s the list of games

Sony’s new PlayStation Plus subscriptions launch June 13th,...

Image: Sony Sony has confirmed the launch date and other details for the three new...

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Amazon will pay you for your grocery shopping data

Amazon will pay you for your grocery shopping data

Amazon has a new coupon clipping feature for its Alexa app’s shopping list. | Image:...

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Uber unveils new products for business travelers, wedding parties, and EVs

Uber unveils new products for business travelers, wedding...

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber held its second annual product event...

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Scientists create algae computer powered by photosynthesis

Scientists create algae computer powered by photosynthesis

The colony of algae was enclosed in a unit the size of an AA battery. | Image: Paolo...

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How to convert your Xbox Live subscription into Game Pass Ultimate

How to convert your Xbox Live subscription into Game Pass...

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and...

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JetBlue launches hostile takeover of Spirit after its earlier acquisition was rejected

JetBlue launches hostile takeover of Spirit after its earlier...

Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald JetBlue launched a hostile...

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Peloton and NordicTrack owner iFit make peace over patent disputes

Peloton and NordicTrack owner iFit make peace over patent...

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge As Peloton gets its financial ducks...

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Spotify experiments with musician NFT galleries

Spotify experiments with musician NFT galleries

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Spotify is testing a way for artists to...

Hardware
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ASUS Intros GeForce RTX 3080 Noctua OC Edition Graphics Card: Quad-Slot Heatsink, Great Cooling Combined With Exceptional Acoustics

ASUS Intros GeForce RTX 3080 Noctua OC Edition Graphics...

ASUS has launched its second graphics card designed in collaboration with Noctua,...

Freedom
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Senator Klobuchar’s Big Tech antitrust bill is criticized as it could hinder platforms’ ability to censor

Senator Klobuchar’s Big Tech antitrust bill is criticized...

The bill has some downsides but that isn't one of them. The post Senator Klobuchar’s...

Freedom
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Truth Social tests web version that will grant access to millions more users

Truth Social tests web version that will grant access to...

The app is branching out after first launching on iPhone. The post Truth Social...

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Elon Musk says people are being “manipulated” by Twitter’s algorithm

Elon Musk says people are being “manipulated” by Twitter’s...

Tells users to try the the chronological feed instead. The post Elon Musk says people...

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NYT questions “whether the ability to livestream should be so easily accessible” after Buffalo shooting

NYT questions “whether the ability to livestream should...

The Times also questioned whether social media sites "have a responsibility to rein...

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How online data could be used against people seeking abortions if Roe v. Wade falls

How online data could be used against people seeking abortions...

When the draft of a Supreme Court decision that would overturn Roe v. Wade was leaked to...

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Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Below $30,000 to Start the Week

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Below $30,000...

Following a volatile weekend of trading, cryptocurrency prices consolidated to start...

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Circle Says USDC Reserve Backed Entirely in Cash and Short-Dated US Treasuries

Circle Says USDC Reserve Backed Entirely in Cash and Short-Dated...

On May 13, Circle’s chief financial officer Jeremy Fox-Geen published a blog post...

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Terra (LUNA) Is a Case of Marketing and Memes Gone Wrong, According to FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried

Terra (LUNA) Is a Case of Marketing and Memes Gone Wrong,...

The chief executive of crypto derivatives exchange FTX says that the downfall of...

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Experts show how to run malware on chips of a turned-off iPhone

Experts show how to run malware on chips of a turned-off...

Researchers devised an attack technique to tamper the firmware and execute a malware...

Tech

The Download: The grim spread of the Buffalo shooting video,...

This is today’s edition of The Download, our weekday newsletter that provides a...

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Researchers warn of REvil return after January arrests in Russia

Researchers warn of REvil return after January arrests...

The notorious REvil ransomware group has made yet another reemergence on the cybercrime...

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‘Facestealer’ malware remains a quiet scourge in Google Play Store apps

‘Facestealer’ malware remains a quiet scourge in Google...

Facestealer is geared toward stealing Facebook credentials Attackers use compromised...

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Microsoft's replaces bundled Quick Assist app with Microsoft Store version

Microsoft's replaces bundled Quick Assist app with Microsoft...

Quick Assist is a remote assistance application that is part of Microsoft's Windows...

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Can social networks be saved?

Can social networks be saved?

Good morning. Social networks are struggling. Their users are miserable, their advertising-based...

Piracy
Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week – 05/16/2022

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week – 05/16/2022

Every week we take a close look at the most pirated movies on torrent sites. What...