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    World How to watch the first image of a black hole get revealed Wednesday – CNET

    It’s a historic day for astronomy, and perhaps the beginning of a new chapter in how we understand the universe and the fundamental laws of physics. Scientists are set to unveil the first ever direct image of a black hole Wednesday and you can watch the grand reveal right … Read more via...
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    World China Says Bitcoin Is Wasteful. Now It Wants to Ban Mining – Wired

    China’s bitcoin miners have long embodied a contradiction. Cryptocurrency trading is illegal in the country; initial coin offerings, used to fund new blockchain projects, are banned; and Chinese banks can hardly touch the stuff. And yet somehow the country has remained the epicenter of global...
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    World A 3-year-old boy repeatedly entered the wrong password, locked up his dad’s iPad until 2067 – CNN

    That’s what happened over the weekend to Evan Osnos, a staff writer at The New Yorker and a fellow at the Brookings Institution. He put out a tweet — or a cry for help — letting the world know of the little situation his toddler … Read more via Top stories – Google News –...