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Microsoft to Present New Version of Windows Software on June 24, Reports Say
Microsoft Corp. will present a new version of the Windows software on June 24, the Bloomberg news agency reported, citing Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella.
The updated software will include changes to the design, additional opportunities for creators and developers via the app store and other features.
Nadella has already described the upcoming update as of the “most significant” overhauls to the operating system in this decade.
The new version of the software will be initially available for the so-called Windows Insiders testers, while the wider audience will have an opportunity to use it in the fall.
El Salvador Considering Paying Employee Salaries in Bitcoin
According to Rolando Castro, the Minister of Labor and Social Welfare in El Salvador, the government is discussing whether companies in the country should pay their employees in...
Bitcoin Emits Less Than 2% of the World’s Military-industrial Complex Carbon Emissions
A recently published study shows that Bitcoin mining produces a tiny fraction of the carbon emissions coming from the world’s military-industrial complex, which pulls the carpet...
Sotheby’s Will Auction 'World Wide Web' Source Code As NFT
Next week Sotheby's auction will witness something very unusual: Sir Tim Berners-Lee will auction the original source code he used to create the World Wide Web as an NFT.
Bitcoin Up 11% After Musk Says Tesla Will Accept It When Miners Use More Clean Energy
SpaceX/Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk says Tesla Inc. will resume bitcoin cryptocurrency transactions when mining is done with more clean energy.
Three Reasons Why G7's Build Back Better World Plan is No Competition for China's BRI
Joe Biden's $40 trillion Build Back Better World (B3W) does not appear to be a threat or challenge to China's comprehensive Belt and Road (B&R) plan, say international observers...
Republicans Introduce Bill To Fire Anthony Fauci, Face Of US Covid Response
Anthony Fauci, who has advised seven US presidents, had become a trusted figure in the government's Covid-19 response, beginning with his work during Donald Trump's administration.
'I Thought He Was Joking': Finnish Huawei Boss Slammed for 'Crazy' 7-Day Work Week Proposal
According to Huawei Finland's cyber security chief Mika Lauhde, who personally admitted to having worked 80-hour weeks with no summer vacation for years, seven-day work weeks wo...
Coronavirus Was Likely Present In US From December 2019
The National Institutes of Health study analyzed 24,000 stored blood samples contributed by volunteers across the country from January 2 to March 18, 2020.
Joe Biden Names Ambassadors To Sensitive Posts In Israel, Mexico
Joe Biden tapped Morgan Stanley vice-chairman Thomas Nides, onetime aide to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, as ambassador to Israel, as the close U.S. ally welcomes a...
‘F*ck you. No f*cking way’: Roger Waters shuts down ‘idiot’ Mark Zuckerberg after he asks to use Pink Floyd song
Roger Waters is not mincing words when it comes to whether Mark Zuckerberg can use 'Another Brick in the Wall' to promote Instagram.
Bitcoin an ‘alternative store of value’ for the future: Digital asset expert
Investing in Bitcoin can fight ‘hidden tax’ of inflation, digital asset expert Perianne Boring said
Ahmadinejad urges Biden to 'use his chance' to repair Iran relations
Watch Euronews' full interview with former Iran president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Petition to deny Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin spaceflight reentry to Earth making the rounds
A new petition is looking to make Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos' upcoming suborbital spaceflight a one-way trip.
Uber CEO insists drivers are getting 'higher cut of the fare hike' amid criticism over price increases
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi confirmed fare hikes in wake of pandemic
US hits 600,000 Covid deaths, the most for any country
The US has reached a grim milestone of more than 600,000 coronavirus deaths, even as the number of lives lost and cases decreases amid an aggressive vaccination campaign.
Lawmakers unveil measure that could break up big tech companies like Amazon, Apple
A proposal would force large companies to split up or spin off businesses that present a conflict of interest
Hungary bans sharing content with children that promotes homosexuality
Hungarian MPs on Tuesday adopted a law banning any content portraying or "promoting" homosexuality or sex reassignment to anyone under 18.
Nearly 26M Amazon, Facebook, Apple, eBay user logins stolen by hackers
Websites such as Amazon, Walmart, eBay, Facebook were targeted
McDonald's becomes latest cyberattack victim: What's going on?
Fast-food chain was able to 'quickly identify and contain' threats on its network
Is the great digital-nomad workforce actually coming?
Are we actually on the brink of remote workers scattering across the globe en masse – or are predictions of the new, great digital-nomad movement overblown?
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Small Bitcoin Transfers Spike in El Salvador After BTC Adoption
El Salvador, which approved Bitcoin's as legal tender, has seen an unprecedented level of small BTC transfers under $1,000 this year.
Workers in China's Xiong'an New Area Are Getting Paid in Digital Yuan
Xiong’an New Area, a state-level new area in Hebei Province, in China, is seeing the use of onchain digital yuan payments, according to a circular issued by the Xiong’an local g...
Balenciaga Presents 'Clones' for Spring/Summer 2022 - Balenciaga Fashion Crocs Spring 2021
The second episode of Demna Gvasalias partnership with Gucci designer Alessandro Michele arrives with Balenciagas Spring/Summer 2022 collection.
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