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Meta Feels the Downturn Burn, Slashes Hiring by 30%
Big tech is going through a hard time. Meta, the...
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FBI offers $100,000 reward for help finding OneCoin ‘Cryptoqueen’
Bulgarian Ruja Ignatova allegedly defrauded investors out of $4bn with fake cryptocurrency scam A woman known as the “Cryptoqueen” who is accused of defrauding investors out of $4bn (£3.3bn) by selling a fake cryptocurrency has been placed on the FBI’s list of its 10 most-wanted fugitives. The story...
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Blockchain not just for bitcoin: It can secure and store genomes, too
Blockchain is a digital technology that allows a secure and decentralized record of transactions that is increasingly used for everything from cryptocurrencies to artwork. But Yale researchers have found a new use for blockchain: they’ve leveraged the technology to give individuals control of their...
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In 10 years, CRISPR transformed medicine. Can it now help us deal with climate change?
Coming from a long line of Iowa farmers, David Savage always thought he would do research to improve crops. That dream died in college when it became clear that any genetic tweak to a crop would take at least a year to test; for some perennials and trees, it could take five to 10 years. Faced with...
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Chinese Military Relies on American Computer Chips to Advance AI technology: Georgetown University Report
The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is largely dependent on computer chips designed by American companies...
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Pushing Buttons: Happy 50th birthday to Atari, whose simple games gave us so much
In this week’s newsletter: As the revolutionary company celebrates a half-century, we look back at everything video games owe to Atari Don’t get Pushing Buttons delivered to your inbox? Sign up here Welcome to Pushing Buttons, the Guardian’s gaming newsletter. If you’d like to receive it in your...
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Samsung beats TSMC to be first to produce 3nm chips
Lower power consumption, improved...
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Google targeted in fresh EU consumer groups' privacy complaints
BRUSSELS, June 30 (Reuters) - Alphabet (GOOGL.O) unit Google has been targeted by a French consumer group and its peers in complaints to privacy watchdogs over its vast trove of users' personal data harvested via their Google accounts, European consumer organisation BEUC said on Thursday. In...
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Google is shutting Hangouts in November
Google is prompting Hangouts mobile users to migrate to Chat in...
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U.S. commerce secretary presses lawmakers to greenlight $52 bln for chipmaking
WASHINGTON, June 27 (Reuters) - U.S. Commerce Department Secretary Gina Raimondo on Monday stepped up pressure on Congress to approve $52 billion in funding for chipmakers to expand operations, warning that firms would abandon American expansion plans without the legislation. "Mark my words if...
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