John McAfee Virus Infects QAnon

The late John McAfee was a lot of things: a rumored rapist, murderer, and speed-fiend who somehow escaped prosecution, but also a libertarian cryptocurrency shark facing a Securities and Exchange Commission complaint and, of course, the founder of the security company bearing his name.

15 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Ecuador Tells Julian Assange His Citizenship Has Been Revoked

Julian Assange’s long, contentious relationship with Ecuador is officially over: According to Associated Press, the nation has chosen to revoke his citizenship effective immediately.

21 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Bizarre Shooting at Screening of The Forever Purge Leaves TikTok Star Wounded, Companion Dead

The incident occurred during a showing of The Forever Purge, the most recent installment of the grisly horror movie franchise, at a Regal Cinemas in Corona—a suburb southeast of Los Angeles.

1 day, 1 hour ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Ethereum Founder Donated $1 Billion to Fight Covid in India, but Only $20 Million Has Been Spent

The slow pace at which Buterin’s donations are actually being used to achieve results in India, however, highlights how regulatory snafus and the difficulty of moving wealth back out of the crypto market can interfere.

1 day, 2 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Disneyland and Disney World to Require Masks Indoors Again Regardless of Vaccination Status

Disneyland in California and Walt Disney World in Florida will reinstate indoor mask mandates for all theme park visitors and staff over concerns about a surge in covid-19 cases.

1 day, 4 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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8.2 Earthquake Just 60 Miles From Alaska Coast Triggers Tsunami Warning

An 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Alaska, roughly 60 miles southeast of the town of Chignik, triggering a tsunami warning for large parts of Alaska early Thursday morning, according to the U.S.

1 day, 5 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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TSMC Will Start Making 2nm Chips As Intel Tries to Catch Up

Just a day after Intel announced big plans to help the company regain its authority in chip production, Taiwan has now given the greenlight to TSMC to begin construction on the company’s most sophisticated chip plant yet.

1 day, 8 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Ex-Airman Who Leaked Secrets of America's Drone War Gets 45 Months in Prison

A whistleblower who leaked top secret information about America’s drone warfare program has been sentenced to 45 months in federal prison.

1 day, 20 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Instagram's New Settings Take Aim at Creepy Adults

This means that only approved followers will be able to see what pictures or clips these younger users post—and they don’t need to worry about any messages from older creeps trickling into their DM’s.

1 day, 23 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Tokyo Has Record Surge of Covid-19 Cases, but Olympics Will Go On

The Tokyo Olympics are shaping up to be the disaster that its many critics have long predicted, and they will nonetheless go on, despite a record surge in covid-19 cases.

2 days, 21 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Report: Cops Have Been Pressuring ShotSpotter to Alter Evidence

A new report from Motherboard suggests that, in multiple instances, police departments have exerted pressure on AI-driven gunfire detector firm ShotSpotter—pushing the company to alter evidence against specific suspects, often to bolster the legal cases against them.

3 days, 2 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Samsung Confirms: Better Foldables With Stylus Support Are Coming, but No New Galaxy Note

Samsung mobile chief TM Roh touched on a number of subjects, including Samsung’s ongoing dedication to devices with foldable screens, the company’s ongoing partnerships to provide more customized apps for foldables, and most importantly, some early news about features people can expect to see on Samsung’s next-gen devices on Aug.

3 days, 4 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Pollution Turns an Argentinian Lake Bright Pink

Corfo Lagoon, a body of water in the Patagonia region of Argentina, turned a deep and vibrant pink in what activists say is a disturbing sign of pollution in the area.

3 days, 9 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Citizen Wants to Pay You $25 an Hour to Be a Nightcrawler

The vigilante app Citizen, your source for perusing footage of your neighbors’ flaming homes and potentially deadly car accidents, is soliciting applications for users looking to livestream nearby emergencies.

3 days, 11 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Secret Code Gave Users of Dice App Free Access to Netflix Content

After popping that string of numbers into the search bar at the top of the app, it immediately flipped from a basic dice game into a video player with dozens of pilfered movies and shows from Netflix, Amazon Prime, and others.

3 days, 18 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Leaked Surface Duo 2 Pics Show a Less Elegant Design but Hint at an Improved Camera

Leaked pics of the Surface Duo 2 first appeared on a largely unknown YouTube channel late last month, and while the video’s text-to-speech narration and ambiguous sourcing don’t inspire a lot of confidence, the folks over at Windows Central claim these images are legit, potentially giving us a sneak preview of what’s to come later this fall.

4 days, 2 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Amazon Rumored to Accept Bitcoin by End of 2021 and Develop Own Currency by 2022: Report

Amazon has plans to accept the cryptocurrency bitcoin by the end of 2021, according to an anonymously sourced report in the London newspaper City A.M.

4 days, 6 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Tesla Energy Is Reportedly on the Hunt for Mean Social Media Posts About Musk

Two former employees that spoke with the outlet under the condition of anonymity said that in addition to resolving issues that customers complained about online, Tesla staff were instructed to ask customers to delete their posts.

4 days, 20 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Las Vegas police solve an old murder case using record-low volume of DNA

BBC News reports that Vegas law enforcement claims to have solved the 1989 murder of 14-year-old Stephanie Isaacson (pictured here) using the smallest known volume of DNA.

4 days, 21 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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WhatsApp Head Says New Pegasus Spyware Investigation Coincides With Its Findings From 2019 Attack

WhatsApp chief Will Cathcart has said that findings from the new investigation into NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware coincide with what the app learned about an attack on its users in 2019.

5 days, 6 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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