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Bitcoin hits $2,000 trading high point

0SHARESShare The value of Bitcoin has hit a new high with each individual coin now worth more than $2,100 (£1,615). The valuation caps a strong month for the virtual currency, with its value growing by more than 65% in a month. The steady rise in value is believed to be linked to policy changes in Japan and China that have ...

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Sea Lion Dragging Kid Into The Water Is A Good Reminder Not To Feed Wild Animals

Dramatic cell phone footage captured the startling moment that a sea lion grabbed a young girl’s dress and pulled her into the water at a harbor in Canada. College student Michael Fujiwara — who does not know the girl — was filming the crowd gathering around the male sea lion at Steveston Harbour in Richmond, British Columbia on Saturday. Fujiwara ...

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Tom Hanks Calls Out Driver With Many Parking Tickets On Twitter

Tom Hanks has embraced his new real-life role of parking-ticket narc. The “Forrest Gump” actor on Saturday ratted out an apparent scofflaw in New York City by tweeting a picture of a car with several tickets crammed onto the windshield. Hollywood screenwriters should take note of his to-the-point message.  Sir? Move. Your. Car! Hanx pic.twitter.com/LJ86qW54Z4 — Tom Hanks (@tomhanks) May ...

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$995 Bag Of Moon Dust Could Fetch $4 Million At Auction

One space-geek collector could soon be over the moon. A small white pouch marked “Lunar Sample Return,” which Nancy Lee Carlson bought two years ago for $995, is expected to fetch as much as $4 million at an upcoming Sotheby’s auction. That’s because it’s sprinkled with moon dust. Astronaut Neil Armstrong filled the bag with rocks from the lunar Sea ...

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This Is The Waterproof, Bass-Bumping Bluetooth Speaker You Want

One of the biggest gripes from customers in reviews on Amazon and Ultimate Ears’ own site is that the Wonderboom can only connect to one other Wonderboom – and can’t pair with other Ultimate Ears speakers like the Boom or Roll, both of which can play music over more than 50 speakers simultaneously. In “double up” mode, the Wonderboom can ...

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UK firm designs 'world's most affordable solar lamp'

A UK design consultancy has teamed up with a giant Chinese manufacturer to produce what they say is the world’s most affordable solar lamp. Manchester-based firm Inventid designed the SM100 solar light, which retails for $5 (£3.85) in African countries. It was developed in collaboration with China’s Yingli and charity Solar Aid. The hand-sized lamp runs for eight hours when ...

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Leaks 'expose peculiar Facebook moderation policy'

How Facebook censors what its users see has been revealed by internal documents, the Guardian newspaper says. It said the manuals revealed the criteria used to judge if posts were too violent, sexual, racist, hateful or supported terrorism. The Guardian said Facebook’s moderators were “overwhelmed” and had only seconds to decide if posts should stay. The leak comes soon after ...

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Windows 7 hardest hit by WannaCry worm

0SHARESShare The majority of machines hit by the WannaCry ransomware worm in the cyber-attack earlier this month were running Windows 7, security firms suggest. More than 97% of the infections seen by Kaspersky Lab and 66% of those seen by BitSight used the older software. WannaCry started spreading in mid-May and, so far, has infected more than 200,000 computers around ...

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How to add a second clock to the Windows taskbar

Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic’s popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Louisville, where he ...

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Video: How to add a second clock to the Windows taskbar

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