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Drug dealer loses $58M in Bitcoin after landlord accidentally throws codes out - CNET
by Daniel Van Boom on February 24, 2020 at 5:13 am
The codes were printed onto a piece of A4 paper and stuffed into a fishing rod case.
Apple Maps' Look Around Feature Expands to More Cities in the US
on February 24, 2020 at 8:41 am
Apple Maps' 'Look Around' feature is now live in three more cities in the US, including Boston, Philadelphia, and the Washington, DC area.
Wales considers online GCSE exams
on February 24, 2020 at 7:43 am
The new head of Wales' exam watchdog believes "significantly more" tests could be sat online.
Sony launches first 5G smartphone as it hopes to turn around struggling mobile business
on February 24, 2020 at 7:56 am
Sony unveiled the Xperia 1 II flagship handset on Monday.
Netrunner 20.01 “Twenty” Marks 20th Release Of Debian-based Linux Distro
on February 24, 2020 at 6:27 am
Celebrating its 10 year birth anniversary, the Netrunner team has released a new version v20.01. Netrunner 20.01 is codenamed “Twenty,” marking the 20th release of Netrunner Desktop OS. Netrunner is considered one of the best Debian-based Linux distro ...
India's BharatPe, which helps merchants take digital payments and secure working capital, raises $75M Series C valuing it at $400M+, after 2019's $50M Series B (Manish Singh/TechCrunch)
on February 24, 2020 at 4:55 am
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:India's BharatPe, which helps merchants take digital payments and secure working capital, raises $75M Series C valuing it at $400M+, after 2019's $50M Series B — BharatPe, a New Delhi-based startup that is enabling hundreds of thousands of merchants to accept digital payments …
Created to help employees figure out health benefits, HealthJoy raises $30 million
by Catherine Shu on February 24, 2020 at 6:59 am
HealthJoy, a platform designed to make it easier for employees to use their healthcare benefits, has raised $30 million in Series C funding led by Health Velocity Capital. Returning investors also participated, including U.S. Venture Partners, Chicago Ventures, Epic Ventures, Brandon Cruz and Clint Jones. This brings HealthJoy’s total funding so far to $53 million.
The Profound Loneliness of New York Subway Platforms
by Michael Hardy on February 23, 2020 at 3:00 pm
Natan Dvir's photographs capture commuters inventing new ways to ignore each other.
Safari will soon reject any HTTPS certificate valid for more than 13 months
by Ivan Mehta on February 24, 2020 at 6:29 am
Last week, at the 49th CA/Browser Forum, a voluntary consortium of certification authorities, Apple announced that it’ll stop allowing HTTPS certificates on Safari with more than 13 months of validity, later this year. HTTPS certificates, based on the latest TLS encryption standards, ensure that your connection to a particular website is safe and secure. Any certificate issued after September 1, with more than 398 days of validity, will be rejected by Apple‘s browser. That means, when you visit a site with such a certificate, you’ll see a privacy warning. However, as a developer, if your website’s certificate was issued prior to September 1, you won’t… This story continues at The Next Web
The coronavirus outbreak is a test for China's massive tech industry
on February 24, 2020 at 12:59 am
China has spent decades nurturing its tech sector. Now, faced with a massive public health crisis, Beijing is pushing its tech companies to join the fight against the novel coronavirus.
The Xperia 1 II Brings Over Even More High-End Features From Sony's Camera Division
by Sam Rutherford on February 24, 2020 at 7:45 am
Even though MWC 2020 has been canceled, Sony is still forging on. Today the company is introducing a new member to its smartphone family: the Xperia 1 II.Read more...
7-year-old Simone Lim is Oceania's adorable new Pokémon champion
by Amanda Yeo on February 24, 2020 at 3:12 am
Simone Lim is the very best, like no-one ever was, and now the adorable seven-year-old Pokémon trainer has a championship title to prove it. The Pokémon Oceania International Championships were held in Melbourne, Australia over the weekend, with the finals for all divisions taking place on Sunday. Pokémon trainers from all over the world gathered to test themselves in video and card game tournaments, fighting for glory, honor, and a modest cash prize. This year, the highlight of the tournament was the exciting Junior Championships grand final for Pokémon Sword and Shield, in which Singaporean trainer and relative newcomer Simone Lim made an incredible read to win both the title and everyone's hearts. Read more...More about Pokemon, Video Games, Esports, Pokemon Trainer, and Tournaments
Pangolin facing greater threat of extinction during coronavirus outbreak
on February 19, 2020 at 9:15 pm
The pangolin has spent most of its existence in obscurity, but after a group of Chinese scientists recently labeled the mammal as a potential transmitter of the novel coronavirus, they are facing a threat of extinction. Tom Hanson reports.
Watch the Realme X50 Pro 5G announcement live here
on February 24, 2020 at 8:30 am
Realme is set to announce its first flagship of the year today, dubbed Realme X50 Pro 5G. The smartphone will be unveiled at simultaneous events in Spain and India, which will begin at 10AM CET/9AM UTC and will be streamed live. You can follow the announcement by tuning to the YouTube stream below. Realme teased many of X50 Pro 5G features already features of the flagship already, confirming Snapdragon 865 SoC with 5G modem, up to 12GB RAM, up to 256GB storage and Android 10-based Realme UI. The X50 Pro 5G will sport a 90Hz Super AMOLED display, support Wi-Fi 6, and come with 65W...