Category: Technology

Videoconferencing, creativity

Videoconferencing hinders creativity, study finds

People are worse at coming up with creative ideas during a video call compared to meeting in person, a study said Wednesday, suggesting that workplaces should prioritise...

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Ethereum prepares for epic ‘merge’ in quest to eclipse bitcoin

Ether has promised to do better. It has promised to go to the next level, edging out crypto rivals and even outshining the godfather, bitcoin. But the clock’s...

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UK says Twitter ‘must be responsible’ under Musk

Story by AFP Britain on April 26 said Twitter “must be responsible” following its purchase by Elon Musk, amid concerns it could overly relax content moderation...

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Elon Musk clinches deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion

Story by Reuters Elon Musk clinched a deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion cash on April 25 in a transaction that will shift control of the social media platform...

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Twitter exploring if sale to Elon Musk possible: report

Story by Reuters Twitter kicked off deal negotiations with Elon Musk on April 24 after he wooed many of the social media company’s shareholders with financing details...

Jupiter water

Water on Jupiter’s moon closer to surface than thought: study

Story by AFP Ridges that criss-cross the icy surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa indicate there are shallow pockets of water beneath, boosting hopes in the search for...

Crypto Gold coins

Cryptoverse: Gold coins glimmer amid the global gloom

Story by Reuters A fledgling class of crypto that feasts on risk is outshining a wider market paralyzed by war and inflation. Coins backed by gold are newer variants of...

crypto heist

North Korea-tied hackers executed $620 mn crypto heist: FBI

North Korean-tied hackers were responsible for a $620-million cryptocurrency heist last month targeting players of the popular Axie Infinity game, US authorities said...

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Cryptoverse: 10 billion reasons Bitcoin could become a reserve currency

Story by Reuters A crypto platform’s pledge to amass $10 billion worth of bitcoin to back its own “stablecoin” is firing up the market. It’s part of a...

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Tesla, Block, Blockstream to mine bitcoin off solar power in Texas

Story by Reuters Electric-vehicle maker Tesla, payments firm Block, and blockchain company Blockstream Corp will collaborate to mine bitcoin using solar power in Texas,...