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Lift off! China sends astronauts to new space station
China launched its first crewed mission in five years, heading to the Tianhe core module of its new space station for a three-month stay.
Miami Hours Away From Launching Its Own CityCoin – MiamiCoin
Miami is about to launch its own cryptocurrency called MiamiCoin, which will be used to fund infrastructure projects or events in the city.
Korea: Regulator to Shut Down 11 Crypto Exchanges, Deadline Closing In
According to local news, South Korea’s financial regulator will shut down 11 cryptocurrency exchanges allegedly engaged in fraudulent bank account schemes. At the same time, the...
Apple ranks as world's most profitable company: Report
Apple is the most profitable company in the world, according to the Fortune Global 500 list for the 2020 fiscal year.
British military chiefs criticise China and Russia for 'reckless' behaviour in space
The two commanders also left open the possibility that the UK could develop its own weapons to defend assets in space for the first time.
Afterpay: Jack Dorsey's Square in Australia's biggest buyout
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey's digital payments platform Square has agreed to take over the Australian 'buy now, pay later' firm Afterpay.
Cryptocurrency crime in Hong Kong hits record levels, with one victim losing HK$124mil to fraudsters
Police say trend is down to more people staying home and going online amid Covid-19 pandemic. Crimes involving the digital currency tend to fall into categories such as money la...
Zoom settles US class action privacy lawsuit for $86m
Video-conferencing firm Zoom has agreed to pay $86m (£61.9m) to settle a class action privacy lawsuit in the US.
US Vows "Collective Response" Against Iran For Deadly Tanker Attack
US and Israel have both said that their intelligence concluded that an Iranian drone on Thursday attacked the tanker MT Mercer Street as it sailed off Oman.
Sky News Australia barred for week by YouTube over Covid misinformation
YouTube has barred Sky News Australia from uploading new content for a week, saying it had breached rules on spreading Covid-19 misinformation.
Elon Musk: 'I don't want to be CEO of anything'
Elon Musk reiterated on Friday that he doesn't want to be Space X or Tesla boss. What's going on?
Facebook, Google expect jabs for office return
Big tech firms are altering their return-to-work plans for employees, as Covid-19 cases rise in the US - with some stipulating that staff working in the office must be vaccinated.
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