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Never Mind: Elon Musk Says Tesla Won't Accept Bitcoin For Car Purchases Any More
Tesla's CEO explained on Twitter that the reversal on accepting Bitcoin was prompted by concerns about the "rapidly increasing use of fossil fuels" to mine the cryptocurrency.
German government ordered WhatsApp to prevents Facebook from collecting personal data. Facebook Ignore as Germany can do nothing but noise
The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and “Freedom” of Information, or HmbBfDI, said Tuesday that it has issued an injunction that prevents Facebook from processing perso...
Inside The Cryptocurrency Revolution
Bitcoin’s emergence as a global digital currency has been as revolutionary as it has been erratic. But while fledgling investors obsess over every fluctuation in the cryptocurre...
Australian underwent minor surgery, woke up and began speaking with an Irish accent
Australian J. McCain recently underwent minor tonsil surgery, but faced unexpected side effects after the surgery. J began speaking with an Irish accent after the surgery, altho...
Twitter adds 'tip jar' to pay for good tweeting
Twitter has launched a new "tip jar" feature that lets people send money to others on the social network.
WHO chief urges world to follow U.S. lead and support waiving Covid vaccine patent protections
WHO chief says he urges other countries to follow the example of the U.S. on supporting vaccine patent waivers.
Kids are taking governments to court over climate. And they are starting to win
It was early in the morning when Luisa Neubauer got the call from her lawyer. She was staying at her mother's house, frantically trying to finish a book she'd been working on, s...
Online safety bill ‘a recipe for censorship’, say campaigners
Proposals hand Ofcom the power to identify ‘lawful but harmful’ content and punish social networks that fail to remove it
These 25 Designer Staircases Reach a Whole New Level of Cool
Elon Musk Tweets Tesla Self-Driving Rollout Could Take A Couple Of Months; Stock Falls
Tesla Inc's top boss Elon Musk said Tesla is tweaking its self-driving software to eliminate a phantom braking problem and may release a significantly improved version within th...
Hunter Schafer Stars in New Prada Galleria Bag Campaign
The Euphoria actress models for Prada's latest video campaign shot by director Xavier Dolan.
Italian woman mistakenly given six doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine
A 23-year-old woman in Tuscany remains under observation after she was mistakenly given an entire vial of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine - equivalent to six doses.
Looking At Solutions For Indian COVID-19 Variant: UK PM
"We must be vigilant because the threat of this virus remains real and new variants pose a potentially lethal danger, including the one first identified in India which is of inc...
Instagram adds option to show pronouns on profile
The social media platform rolls out the change in countries, including the UK, with people able to choose up to four pronouns.
"If Not Now, When?": Pandemic Investigator Urges Reforms
The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response found that bad decisions, dithering and poor coordination created a "toxic cocktail" which allowed Covid-19 go on to...
Royal Mail to trial drones to deliver items from mainland UK to Isles of Scilly
If the trial succeeds, the technology could be used to support postal workers in delivering to remote areas in the UK.
US Returns $452 Million In 1MDB Funds To Malaysia
Billions of dollars were stolen from 1Malaysia Development Berhad in a fraud that involved former premier Najib Razak, and spent on everything from a super-yacht to art.
US move on vaccine intellectual property is a 'monumental moment' in COVID-19 fight
A waiver could boost production by lifting intellectual property protections and the EU is also now willing to discuss the move.
Covid Catastrophe "Could Have Been Prevented": Independent Global Panel
The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPPR) said a series of bad decisions meant Covid-19 went on to kill at least 3.3 million people so far and devasta...
Norway Will Not Use AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine: Report
Prime Minister Erna Solberg is expected to announce at 1600 GMT whether Norway will resume the use of the AstraZeneca shot, as well as the government's decision on Johnson & Joh...
"Reason That India Is In Dire Straits...": What Dr Fauci Told US Senate
India has been severely affected by the unprecedented second wave of the coronavirus and hospitals in several states are reeling under the shortage of health workers, vaccines, ...
French wine that spent more than a year in orbit on International Space Station could fetch $1m at auction
The wine, named Petrus 2000, was one of 12 bottles sent into space in November 2019 and tastes "delicious", experts say.
PayPal Wants to Be a Lot More Than an Online Checkout Button
PayPal aims to be world’s next super app, akin to China’s Alipay and Tencent. ‘I think we have a chance,’ CEO Dan Schulman says in interview. PayPal is 20 years older but 90% sm...
Amazon Wins European Union Court Appeal In Luxembourg Tax Case
The European Commission in 2017 accused Luxembourg of handing tax privileges to the internet retail giant that amounted to illegal state aid.
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