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    World Pornhub now has a Tor mirror site for your private browsing pleasure – The Next Web

    Pornhub now has a Tor mirror site for your private browsing pleasure The popular porn site Pornhub has just launched a mirror site on Tor so you can watch videos privately without worrying about being tracked online. The adult entertainment company has disabled login and user upload … Read...
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    World Report: India will force WhatsApp, Telegram to trace sensitive messages back to their originators – The Next Web

    In its upcoming intermediary rules — which will govern the policing of content on digital platforms with more than 5 million users — India is looking to enforce traceability on apps like WhatsApp, Facebook, and Telegram, to help authorities sniff out people stirring up controversies online...
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    World Man tries to steal domain name at gunpoint, gets 14 years in prison instead – The Next Web

    How much is a domain name worth? For one lunatic, apparently enough to try to steal one at gunpoint. Rossi Lorathio Adams II was just sentenced to 14 years in prison for trying … Read more via The Next Web – Get more World News
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    World Furious Bitcoin scam victims torch alleged Ponzi mastermind’s house – The Next Web

    Angry victims have looted and torched the home of a man who operated an alleged Bitcoin BTC Ponzi scheme in South Africa. Firefighters in Ladysmith, approximately 365 kilometres south of Johannesburg, were called to Sphelele “Sgumza” Mbatha’s house on Wednesday afternoon after several angry …...
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    World Here’s why Satoshi Nakamoto set Bitcoin’s supply limit to 21 million – The Next Web

    Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. When Satoshi Nakamoto built Bitcoin, design choices were made that effectively limits the number of Bitcoins that will ever exist … Read more via The...
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    World Baltimore didn’t pay Bitcoin ransom so hackers leaked sensitive data on Twitter – The Next Web

    Officials investigating the Bitcoin-fueled ransomware attack that hit Baltimore City last month believe the hackers have leaked government documents on Twitter. A Twitter account claiming to be owned by the hackers appears to have been used to leak the sensitive documents, The Baltimore Sun …...
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    World FTC sues entrepreneur who raised $800K for smart backpack – then used it to buy Bitcoin – The Next Web

    Serial crowdfunder Douglas Monahan will face court, accused of misusing more than $800,000 raised for a hi-tech range of backpacks to buy Bitcoin... Read more via The Next Web – Get more World News
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    Metro ‘Consent condom’ requires four hands to open package – The Next Web

    ‘Consent’ condom requires four hands to open package 94 percent of women who are raped experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. One in three will contemplate suicide. And while a condom isn’t going to stop rape, it’s a damn good place to start. Tulipán, an Argentine sex … Read...
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    Business Tokyo crypto-cops nab their first cryptocurrency hacker: the $134K Monacoin thief – The Next Web

    In Japan, an 18-year-old was charged with stealing $134,000 (¥15 million) worth of cryptocurrency, marking the first time local authorities have succeeded in nabbing a hacker for pilfering digital assets.... Read more via The Next Web – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Citibank ditches plans for its own cryptocurrency, bets on SWIFT instead – The Next Web

    One of the world’s top 20 banks by asset value, is ditching plans to create its own digital asset – and abandoning all of its cryptocurrency experiments..... Read more via The Next Web – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Instagram is testing ‘creator’ accounts with special features for influencers – The Next Web

    Facebook-owned Instagram is reportedly trialing a new type of account for content creators with large audiences on its platform, according to Hollywood Reporter. The new account – currently being tested by a small group of users – grants access to insights about follows and unfollows, as well as...
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    World WhatsApp co-founder: Facebook already had plans to serve ads on the app before acquisition – The Next Web

    Brian Acton – one of the co-founders of the popular messaging app WhatsApp – resigned from Facebook in 2017. And with that, he left $850 million on the table in the form of non-vested … Read more via The Next Web – Get more World News
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    Politics Uber to cough up $148 million for hiding a data breach in 2016 – The Next Web

    Uber to cough up $148 million for hiding a data breach in 2016 Uber will have to cough up a sum of $148 million in fines for the data breach it suffered in 2016, which affected 600,000 drivers in the US, and 57 million customers across the … Read more via The Next Web –
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    World Theranos is shutting down its fraudulent blood testing business – The Next Web

    Remember Theranos, the high-tech medical startup that falsely claimed to be able to conduct a battery of tests with a single drop of blood? The Wall Street Journal reports that, after years of legal hassles, it’s finally throwing in the towel and closing for good. CEO David Taylor informed...
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    Metro The rise of fertility apps highlights serious issues with contraceptives today – The Next Web

    Many women have made a dramatic change in their use of contraceptives of late. Specifically, use of “contraceptive apps” such as Natural Cycles, a smartphone app that predicts the days on which a woman is fertile and can be used for contraception (as well as planning pregnancy), is on the...
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    World Google’s new Q&A app lets celebs personally answer your most boring queries – The Next Web News

    Google has, more and more, attempted to offer public figures a chance to manage their own Google results — and in this case it appears to be trying to have fun with those inane … Read more via The Next Web – Get more World News
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    World This is how Dutch police knows you’re buying drugs online – The Next Web

    When I visited the dark web for the first time some years ago — for a story I was working on, not to treat myself to some crack cocaine — I remember users constantly reassuring each other how truly anonymous it was. “The FBI does not have … Read more via The Next Web –
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    World Facebook recently started asking banks for your financial data – The Next Web

    A report from the Wall Street Journal today revealed Facebook was attempting to gain detailed financial information from its users’ banks. Oof, in how many languages can... Read more via The Next Web – Get more World News
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    Business Apple becomes first company to reach $1 trillion market value – The Next Web News

    Apple becomes first company to reach $1 trillion market value Apple Inc. today became the first publicly listed … Read more via The Next Web – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business 4 cryptocurrency trends to watch out for – The Next Web News

    “It’s the next big revolution, just like the internet was.” “No… it’s a bubble!” Love it or hate it, cryptocurrencies have now grown to a point where they cannot be ignored. The CBOE and CME have launched their own cryptocurrency futures, the SEC and CTFC have gotten … Read more via The...