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Bitcoin Starts to Raise

The world’s largest crypto gained as much as 4.5% Monday to $41,020, extending its rally to a second day. The coin has rallied roughly 9% since Friday. The wider Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index, which tracks some of the major cryptocurrencies, also advanced, adding as much as 7.7% at one point. After a volatile weekend, Bitcoin

Novavax Vaccine Effectiveness

Novavax announced that  its coronavirus vaccine candidate was found to have an overall efficacy of 90.4% in a Phase 3 trial .The company said the vaccine was “generally well-tolerated” and common side effects included pain at the injection site, lasting less than three days, and fatigue, headache and muscle pain, lasting less than two days.

chipmaking factory fighting climate crisis and corona virus

Manufacturers around the world have already had trouble securing supplies of semiconductors, delaying the production and delivery of goods. If Taiwan is hit hard, the situation could become much worse, given the island’s importance in contributing to global chips supply. Taiwan which accounts for more than half of the world’s output of chips has been

YouTube Bans some Ads from its masthead

YouTube said  it will ban ads related to gambling, alcohol and prescription drugs, as well as political and election ads, from its masthead  the banner displayed at the top of its website and apps. This is the second big change in less than a year to YouTube’s masthead policies, after banning advertisers in November from reserving

Twitter running into trouble in both

The restrictions in India and the ban in Nigeria are troublesome for Twitter. While the company does not break down user data for these countries, independent research suggests India is among its top five markets. Asia’s third-largest economy with its 700 million internet users and many more yet to come online is also Twitter’s top

Water Cloud exoplanet Discovered

TOI-1231 b which is an exoplanet was discovered by a team of scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the University of New Mexico. It was detected using data from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) and confirmed using the Planet Finder Spectrograph on the Magellan Clay telescope in Chile. The Planet Finder Spectrograph revealed

probe into coronavirus origins -China

While the WHO issued a study in March on COVID-19’s origins and found it is “extremely unlikely” the virus leaked from a lab in Wuhan, China, the Biden administration has raised concerns about the methodology and process for the examination, as well as China’s involvement. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Sunday that China must

Data Breach

Businesses across various sectors are being targeted by cybercriminals for example JBS, the world’s largest meat processing company, revealed that it had paid the equivalent of $11 million to hackers who broke into its computer system last month. The company ultimately paid the ransom in Bitcoin cryptocurrency to prevent further disruptions of the meat plants,

sex trafficking through Facebook

The internet has become the dominant tool that traffickers use to recruit victims, and they often recruit them on a number of very common social networking websites and Over half of online recruitment in active sex trafficking cases last year occurred on Facebook. Instagram and Snapchat were the most frequently cited platforms after Facebook for

Apple New Data Privacy

Apple will bundle a number of new privacy features in iCloud+, its paid cloud hosting service. Mail Privacy Protection in Apple’s email application will block tracking pixels, tiny trackers embedded in email and websites that marketers use to follow people around the web. The mail app will also cloak user IP addresses and other personal