How Covid-19 Contact Tracing Works on Your Phone

Developers are working on track-and-trace systems to keep infection levels low. The apps aren’t here yet, but here’s what they do—and how you can enable...

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Pablo Escobar’s Descendants Claim to Have Known Satoshi Nakamoto
Jun08

Pablo Escobar’s Descendants Claim to Have Known Satoshi Nakamoto

Reports stemming from the financial columnist, Greg Thomson and the family of Pablo Escobar, claim the Escobar’s know the mysterious creator of Bitcoin. Allegedly, the notorious Escobar’s say that Satoshi Nakamoto was once known as a man named “Yasutaka Nakamoto.” On June 6, 2020, an interesting theory emerged that claims the family of Pablo Escobar knows the true identity of Satoshi Nakamoto. The well known...

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Trump Predicts US Economy to Recover by 2021 — Fed Chair, Economists Disagree
Jun08

Trump Predicts US Economy to Recover by 2021 — Fed Chair, Economists Disagree

President Donald Trump has predicted that the US economy will recover by 2021, citing new jobs data released by the Labor Department which contains a “misclassification error.” Officials say the numbers are artificially low, and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and several economists have voiced their concerns. Trump Thinks US Economy Will Recover Next Year The U.S. is facing a severe economic crisis with record-high...

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Bitcoin Hashrate Spikes to 120 Exahash: Difficulty Drops Allowing Miners to Rejoin the Competition
Jun08

Bitcoin Hashrate Spikes to 120 Exahash: Difficulty Drops Allowing Miners to Rejoin the Competition

The Bitcoin hashrate is up this weekend after the network experienced it’s fourth negative difficulty adjustment this year. The Bitcoin (BTC) protocol’s difficulty adjustment dropped over 9% on June 4, giving miners who shut off their machines a chance to join the competition once again. Moreover, Glassnode statistics show that blocks are being produced at a faster rate and at the highest levels since July 2019. According...

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Manga, Scanlation, and The Curious Case of The ‘Pirating’ Anti-Piracy Advocate
Jun08

Manga, Scanlation, and The Curious Case of The ‘Pirating’ Anti-Piracy Advocate

Manga comics and magazines are extremely popular. Early on this was mostly limited to Japan but nowadays it’s a global phenomenon. In part, this worldwide success was facilitated by piracy. We use this loaded term lightly here, particularly when it refers to scanlation. How Scanlation ‘Piracy’ Popularized Manga When some of the early torrent sites appeared in the first half of the 2000s, many had anime or manga...

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