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Christine Lagarde is against cryptos. Here’s what top economists think about the digital asset

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde recently called cryptocurrencies “based on nothing” and said she is concerned about people “who have no understanding of the risks, who will lose it all and who will be terribly disappointed, which is why I believe that that should be regulated.” This comes at a time when the crypto …

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How scammers hack Twitter accounts to steal popular NFTs and digital currencies

Twitter is wary of crypto scams, and this is not something new. In the past, Elon Musk talked about Twitter being flooded with crypto scams. “Whenever someone famous tweets, their comment section is quickly flooded with messages from bot accounts about a fake crypto-giveaway. These scams are malicious links designed to steal crypto wallets, in …

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Accused of cheating by an algorithm, and a professor she had never met

A Florida teenager taking a biology class at a community college got an upsetting note this year. A startup called Honorlock had flagged her as acting suspiciously during an exam in February. She was, she said in an email to The New York Times, a Black woman who had been “wrongfully accused of academic dishonesty …

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What is Terra 2.0? Tech entrepreneurs and crypto exchanges divided on supporting new revival plan

Terra coin failed miserably, plunging the investors’ money once and for all. However, Do Kwon, CEO and co-founder of Terraform Labs, the company behind Terra and Luna has a ‘grand revival plan’ to salvage the Terra ecosystem from its current stage. The new plan is called— ‘Terra 2.0’. However, tech entrepreneurs and cryptocurrency exchanges are …

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Jio vs Airtel vs Vi: Best plans under Rs 500 with Disney+ Hotstar subscription

Whether you want to catch up Marvel’s latest TV shows or watch the IPL from the comfor of your own mobile phone, a Disney+ Hotstar plan is a must. However, thanks to partnerships with major Indian telecom providers, Disney+ Hotstar is now available with a number of bundled Airtel, Reliance Jio and Vodafone Idea plans. …

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Broadcom to buy VMware for $61 billion in record chip deal

Broadcom Inc. agreed to buy cloud-computing company VMware Inc. for about $61 billion, sealing one of the largest technology deals in history and advancing the chipmaker’s quest to become a force in corporate software. VMware shareholders can choose to receive either $142.50 in cash or 0.2520 shares of Broadcom stock for each VMware share, according …

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Digging Deep: Genetics gives a closer look into origins of the world’s first farmers

The Neolithic (~10000 BCE), human history witnessed a watershed: a transition from a nomadic lifestyle involving hunting-and-gathering to settled agriculture. The region where this took place – stretching all the way from Egypt in the East to Iraq in the West – is known as the ‘Fertile Crescent.’ This shift paved the way for humans …

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