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Cryptocurrency: Price Drop Makes Third-Largest Bitcoin Whale Add Over 700

Bitcoin’s latest price slump has enabled the third-largest whale wallet of the cryptocurrency to add 729 coins worth around $31 million (roughly Rs. 228 crores) at current value. With its latest “buy the dip” moment, the mysterious whale wallet has now become the owner of more than BTC 112,000, which is worth about $4,857 billion […]

Why these Facebook research scandals are different

A week ago, The Wall Street Journal began to publish a series of stories about Facebook based on the internal findings of the company’s researchers. The Facebook Files, as they are known, lay out a dizzying number of problems unfolding on the world’s biggest social network. The stories detail an opaque, separate system of government […]

Facebook Explains Content It Demotes in News Feed in Bid

Facebook on Thursday said it reduces the distribution of certain content including clickbait, posts with “sensationalist” or exaggerated health claims or low-quality videos on its news feed, and outlined its content guidelines as the social media platform faces increased scrutiny over how it displays content to users. In a blog post, Facebook said it sought to […]

Facebook is starting to share more about what it demotes

The way that Facebook controls its News Feed is often controversial and largely opaque to the outside world. Now the social network is attempting to shine more light on the content it surpresses but doesn’t remove entirely. On Thursday, Facebook published its “Content Distribution Guidelines” detailing the roughly three-dozen types of posts it demotes for […]

NASA’s NIAC Program Gives a Sneak Peek at the Future

From Star Trek–like medical scanners to concepts for off-planet agriculture like in The Expanse, science fiction has often inspired actual research at NASA and other space agencies. This week, researchers are meeting at a virtual conference for the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program to brainstorm and investigate sci-fi-like ideas, some of which may very […]

Nokia’s new G50 is a $300 5G phone with a

Nokia has a new midrange phone coming to the US and a number of global markets. The new G50 costs $299 and has all the ingredients to be competitive as a midrange phone, with a 6.82-inch HD+ display, big battery, audio jack and 18W fast charger. This G-series phone is similar to the Nokia X20 […]

Amazon collaborates with Billie Eilish on an Echo Studio

If you were in a tizzy about what to get the devoted Billie Eilish fan in your family for the holidays, Amazon might have just solved your problem — assuming you’re prepared to drop $230 on them. Announced today, the Billie Eilish Limited Edition Echo Studio is available for pre-order and features the melancholy-voiced singer […]

16 Deals to Help Deck Out Your Home Office

Working from home is great. But if you do it full-time, you probably need more than a laptop and a kitchen table. Thankfully, most of us on the WIRED Gear team have been working from home for years, testing a ton of products along the way. If you’re in need of anything, a bunch of […]

How to stop apps from automatically launching at startup on

Have you noticed that your Mac device takes time to boot up? And when it does you see that many applications open up which you never opened, this happens because Mac devices have some startup applications set by default. Though it can be convenient to have applications ready as soon as you open your Mac, […]

Mindtree makes key appointments for Europe, APAC regions

IT services firm Mindtree on Wednesday said it is expanding in Europe and Asia-Pacific and has made several key executive appointments to further accelerate growth in the two markets. The company has appointed Klaus Seifert as Head of Strategy for Europe and Chief Business Officer (CBO) for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland (DACH), Erik Julius Larsen […]