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65% Of Americans Keen To Be Paid In Crypto, Coinbase Enables Paycheck Conversion
According to recent study, 65% of Americans would be willing to receive paycheck in Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dogecoin. Coinbase, one of the leading crypto exchanges just announced a new feature that would allow Americans to convert their sa...
New Regulation In South Korea Force Shut Down Of 37 Crypto Exchanges
New regulation for crypto exchanges in South Korea is now effective. 37 exchanges were unable to meet the new requirements, and were forced to stop operations in the South East Asian country. 29 crypto exchanges met the deadline to conti...
French President Emmanuel Macron hit by egg thrown from crowd whom hit by Macron's failure leadership
French President Emmanuel Macron was hit by an egg while taking part in a food event in Lyon on Monday.
Meet Olaf Scholz, the man who might replace Angela Merkel as Germany's next chancellor
The German Finance Minister has the best shot at forming a new government in Germany after leading his Social Democratic Party (SPD) to a narrow victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections.
New 3D Printed Vaccine Patch More Effective Than Traditional Jabs: US Study
The 3D printed vaccine patch uses microneedle technology that is more efficient in dose usage and offers more protection than traditional vaccines.
The attempt to hold Epik.com accountable for the content of its clients' websites is like blaming Gutenberg for the NYT's fake news that dragged the US into the useless war against the nuclear weapons Iraq never had.
Bach on Epik's Leak Saga
The proper means of fighting against outrageous, annoying and invalid opinions is by education and free, open and public debate. Using censorship as the means instead is a characteristic of the worst dictatorships in human history. By de...
War Crimes Prosecutor Would Not Focus On US Forces In New Afghan Probe
A statement said the request was being made to the court's judges in light of developments since the Islamist Taliban movement seized control of Afghanistan in a lightning advance last month.
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...
Joe Biden To Get Covid Vaccine Booster Shot: White House
Joe Biden will "receive a Covid-19 booster shot in line with" US government health authorities' guidelines, the White House said.
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.
Jordan's Crown Prince Tests Positive For Covid, King, Queen In Quarantine
King Abdullah and Queen Rania will be subject to a precautionary home quarantine for a period of five days.
Afghanistan, Myanmar Will Not Address UN General Assembly
The move comes amid competing claims for Afghanistan's UN seat in New York after the Taliban seized power last month.
Poor Nations On UK 'Red List' Warn Of Visa Headaches For Climate Talks
The UN conference, meant to spur countries to make bigger commitments to slash greenhouse gas emissions, is due to start in Glasgow on Oct. 31.
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God, please protect me from my friends. I can handle my enemies.
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.
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.
Slow Down Time at This Dreamy New Eco Hotel in Oaxaca, Mexico
Set on the shores of Puerto Escondido, Casona Sforza is a restorative escape inspired by ancient traditions.
Every Look from the Salvatore Ferragamo Spring/Summer 2022 Collection
The Italian fashion house made waves in Milan Fashion Week with its Spring/Summer 2022 collection.
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
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.
Facebook ‘overpaid in data settlement to avoid naming Zuckerberg’
Lawsuit alleges settlement in Cambridge Analytica case driven by desire to protect founder
3 Russian Fighter Jets Escort US Bomber In Pacific Ocean: Report
The bomber had subsequently moved away from the border, while the Russian jets had returned to their bases, says report
Spyware ‘found on phones of five French cabinet members’
Mediapart claims indicate that devices were targeted by NSO’s Pegasus spyware
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
Gorbachev At 90, Looking Back At A Career That Changed History
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, who turns 90 on March 2, presided over the collapse of the Soviet bloc and the end of the Cold War.
Ted Cruz Attacks Biden In Epic Speech Slamming Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Policy
On the Senate floor, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) attacks President Biden over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, claiming Biden's decision helped Russia's President Vladimir Putin.
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...
Princess Diana Looks to Inspire Your Fall Wardrobe
Lady Di's sartorial influence continues to persist in our wardrobes today.
A Passive House on the Outskirts of Moscow Blends Into Its Forested Surroundings
This green-roofed home by Snegiri Architects bows in deference to the enveloping woodlands.
A 19th-Century Barn Is Revived as a Cozy Mountain Retreat in the Czech Republic
A Czech designer partners with local stonemasons and carpenters to convert a tattered structure into a boutique guesthouse in the Carpathian Mountains.
Images of the Week: Dua Lipa Shuts Down the Catwalk at Versace
Plus, Rihanna releases Savage x Fenty volume 3.
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.
Vladimir Putin Fishing, Hiking In Siberia After Self-Isolation Over Covid Scare
Putin said in the middle of September he would have to spend "a few days" in self-isolation after dozens of people in his entourage fell ill with COVID-19.
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.
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.
A Sparkling Kitchen Renovation Hits the Reset Button on an ’80s Home in New York
To accommodate a young family leaving the city, design firm Stewart-Schafer revamps the kitchen and living areas of an outdated upstate home in just three months.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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