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Bitcoin: Newport man"s plea to find £210m hard drive in tip

James Howells threw away a hard drive containing bitcoin - now worth £210m - by mistake in 2013......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcJan 14th, 2021

The best GIF-maker apps and websites for 2021

We've searched far to find the best GIF makers for your phone and desktop apps and sites for crafting GIFs......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 4 min. ago

The best data recovery software for 2021

Is your drive starting to fail? Are files suddenly missing? You need to act fast. We rounded up the best data recovery software to help you recover what's lost......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 4 min. ago

The best browser for Mac in 2021

Which is the best web browser on the Mac? We've pitted the best against each other to find out which option is ideal for your MacOS web browsing experience......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 4 min. ago

Engineers find a way to control chemical catalysts with sculpted light

Like a person breaking up a cat fight, the role of catalysts in a chemical reaction is to hurry up the process—and come out of it intact. And, just as not every house in a neighborhood has someone willing to intervene in such a battle, not every pa.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News20 hr. 32 min. ago

Coinbase commits to a ‘better customer experience’ following complaints

Coinbase has a problem. As interest in bitcoin has soared along with its price, the popular cryptocurrency exchange has found itself the target of a growing spate of angry customers who haven’t been able to access customer service. A quick look.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News22 hr. 32 min. ago

That"s the Way the Cookie Crumbles

With the fall of third-party cookies, innovators, creators and startups now have an opportunity to find creative solutions for the advertising world. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Mutant roots reveal how we can grow crops in damaged soils

For years, conventional wisdom has held that roots don't grow as deep in hard soil because it's just too difficult for them to physically push through it. But our new research has unearthed another reason: their growth is controlled by a biological s.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

The pros and cons of electric vehicles

Whether the pros outweigh the cons depends on a large variety of factors, including what you drive and how......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

NASA gives up on taking Mars’ temperature

Meant to drive a heat sensor 3 meters deep into Mars, it only managed 3 centimeters. Enlarge / A selfie taken by the InSight Lander. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech) Today, NASA announced that it was giving up on its attempts to place a temperature.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Nvidia could create new cryptomining-specific graphics cards

Fears that RTX 3000 shortages are set to become even worse arrived a few weeks ago when Bitcoin hit $40,000. Compounding the problems is the 25 percent tax on graphics cards imported from China—mobos and GPUs had been granted exemption from import.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Man offers local government $71 million to help him find drive containing 7,500 Bitcoin

Howells, 35, mined 7,500 Bitcoin back in 2009 when they were worth almost nothing. He gave up his mining endeavours after his girlfriend became sick of the noise, selling his equipment but holding on to the hard drive containing his private keys......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

"Magic Mushrooms" Grow In Man"s Blood After Injection With Shroom Tea

John Trumpian shares a report from Live Science: A man brewed a tea from "magic mushrooms" and injected the concoction into his veins; several days later, he ended up at the emergency department with the fungus growing in his blood. The man spent 22.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Gemini Is Launching a Credit Card With Bitcoin Rewards

Later this year, cryptocurrency exchange company Gemini is planning to launch a credit card that earns bitcoin rewards based on your purchases. It's based on the work done by Blockrize, a fintech startup which Gemini has acquired for an undisclosed s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Seagate to expand HDD storage capacity

With the amount of global data expected to grow over 40% over the next two years, Seagate has recently launched its latest 20TB hard disc drive (HDD) and is set to expand the storage capacity to 30TB and 50TB, according to Vic Huang, country manager.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Samsung Galaxy S21 vs. Galaxy S20: What difference does a year make?

The Samsung Galaxy S21 may be Samsung's latest smartphone, but is it really any better than the Galaxy S20? We put the two devices to the test to find out......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Windows 10 Bug Corrupts Your Hard Drive On Seeing This File"s Icon

An unpatched zero-day in Microsoft Windows 10 allows attackers to corrupt an NTFS-formatted hard drive with a one-line command. Bleeping Computer reports: In August 2020, October 2020, and finally this week, infosec researcher Jonas L drew attention.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

The Richer You are, The More Likely You"ll Social Distance, Study Finds

The higher a person's income, the more likely they were to protect themselves at the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic in the United States, Johns Hopkins University economists find. From a report: When it comes to adopting behaviors including so.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Jack Dorsey Defends Twitter"s Trump Ban, Then Enthuses About Bitcoin

After Twitter banned President Trump's account last week, the site and its executives, including Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, were largely silent in justifying their decision. That changed last night when Dorsey, in a series of tweets, explained that he.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

The 54 best HBO series streaming right now

There's a wealth of great series on HBO and HBO Max. We've done the hard work of finding the absolute best for you to binge......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Facebook knew about violent extremists before insurrection, reports find [Updated]

Facebook COO downplayed company's role in the insurrection; reports show otherwise. Enlarge / Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks during a Facebook Community Boost event at the Knight Center on December 18, 2018, in Miami, Fl.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021