Month: August 2020

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adminAugust 31, 20207min140
With unemployment rising rapidly during the Covid-19 pandemic, and many more people likely to lose their jobs soon as the government’s furlough scheme nears its end, stolen identities are becoming increasingly valuable and are being openly sold on the dark web with the aim of conducting Universal Credit benefit fraud. That is according to researchers […]

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adminAugust 31, 202011min150
The blockchain surveillance firm Ciphertrace claims to have created the “world’s first” monero tracing tools for law enforcement. According to the company announcement, Ciphertrace developed forensic tools for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in order to track illicit monero transactions. Despite the firm’s claims, there is zero evidence provided that prove the company […]

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adminAugust 31, 20205min280
The Rolls-Royce Cullinan wrote history when it was unveiled. This is the first car from the British luxury maker that can be easily confused with an SUV. This is not an SUV though, as Rolls-Royce puts it, but a ‘high-riding’ vehicle. Yet, the Cullinan might not be exactly pretty by most definitions. Some say this […]

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adminAugust 31, 20202min190
Qualcomm just announced its new mid-range offering, the Snapdragon 732G chipset, and it’s already designated to the Poco X3. While the phone wasn’t explicitly named the announcement of the chipset quoted Sam Jiang from Poco, who said his company will be the first to use the new chipset. “We are extremely excited about the […]

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adminAugust 31, 20207min120
Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain This was the week when millions of people all screamed in horror: “I can’t connect to Zoom.” It was the first day of school for many who had to suffer through the 3 1/2—hour outage—and just another remote workday for many others. I penned a piece about great free Zoom alternatives, […]

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adminAugust 31, 20202min160
Scentroid’s new drone-based air quality analyzer, the DR2000, is a leap forward in the aerial air quality monitoring and environmental industry. With the assisted drone, it can analyze ambient air at heights of 125 meters above ground level, which was previously impossible to accomplish. While in flight, several built-in sensors provide remote […]

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adminAugust 30, 20208min130
Russian authorities have blocked a number of websites related to cryptocurrency ahead of the country’s crypto regulation taking effect. A popular exchange aggregator website has already been blocked twice and has now received a third notice. Russia Determined to Block Crypto Sites Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor) […]