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Bitcoin Plunges as China’s Sichuan Province Pulls Plug on Crypto Mining

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Bitcoin continued its dramatic plunge to $32,281 Monday morning, down 17.65% from a week earlier as some of China’s largest bitcoin mining farms were shut down over the weekend. The bitcoin mining facilities of Sichuan Province received an order on Friday to stop doing business by Sunday, according to Chinese state…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/bitcoin-plunges-as-chinas-sichuan-province-pulls-plug-o-1847139438
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Matt Novak

This WiFi 6E Router Proves Next-Gen Connectivity Is Just Too Expensive

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In home networking, bigger isn’t always better. Anyone who has spent time with the diminutive Eero or Ubiquiti AmpliFi routers can attest to this. Case in point: The Linksys Hydra Pro 6E is a pretty big router, though it doesn’t feel like it, yet it seems like Linksys put stability ahead of blasting data every which…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/this-wifi-6e-router-proves-next-gen-connectivity-is-jus-1846812993
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Wes Davis

How the FBI Is Trying to Break Encryption Without Actually Breaking Encryption

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Since at least the 1990s, federal officials have publicly worried that encrypted communications give aid to terrorists and criminals. More often than not they have, to some degree, been right.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/how-the-fbi-is-trying-to-break-encryption-without-actua-1847054471
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Lucas Ropek

The Best Android 12 Features We’ve Found So Far

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The second build of the Android 12 Beta is out, and it’s jam-packed with features. We were already expecting a major visual overhaul with what Google has called Material You, but now you can actually get a glimpse of the new theming engine in this latest release. The Privacy Dashboard is also available to try, plus a…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/the-best-android-12-features-weve-found-so-far-1847123579
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Florence Ion

How One Fastly Customer Broke The Internet

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In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, a tech vendor named Fastly experienced a major outage that inadvertently broke some of the biggest sites on the web. And now, we know why. In a blog post published late yesterday, Fastly engineering VP Nick Rockwell explained the company “experienced a global outage due to an…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/how-one-fastly-customer-broke-the-internet-1847061755
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Shoshana Wodinsky

How to Use Any Screen as a Second Display

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Having two displays hooked up to your computer instead of one can seriously boost your productivity and open up all kinds of new options for gaming, web browsing, and creative tasks—but you don’t necessarily need to go out and buy yourself a new monitor. From Apple’s Sidecar to Google’s Chromecasting, you’ve got a…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/how-to-use-any-screen-as-a-second-display-1847044768
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The Article Was Written/Published By: David Nield

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