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Apple AirDrop Vulnerability Could Expose Users’ Phone Numbers, Emails

AirDrop — a sharing feature included in all Apple phones, tablets, and computers has a vulnerability, according to the German university Technische Universitat Darmstadt. The security vulnerability may expose users’ phone numbers and email addresses if they bring up their sharing panel on their Mac OS or iOS devices. According to the research, the vulnerability…

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Jackson, Tennessee Looking To Mine, Invest In, Pay Employees With Bitcoin

The city of Jackson, Tennessee is exploring the possibility of investing in and utilizing Bitcoin in various ways. They’re interested in mining Bitcoin, as well as paying employees with cryptocurrencies including but not limited to Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin. Jackson’s mayor Scott Conger put up a ‘laser eyes’ photo on his Twitter profile in support…

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Giving Out Your E-mail Increases Your Chances Of Getting Hacked

Does it seem as if nearly every time you install an app, it wants you to register with your email or phone number? To add to that, these apps usually want loads of other sensitive information that they don’t need. This is because of desperate data collection attempts, as your personal information is like gold…

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Time Magazine Will Accept Cryptocurrency Payment For Subscriptions

Time Magazine will start accepting cryptocurrency as payment for its $49, 18-month digital subscription via Crypto.com. Customers will be able to pay with the Cypto.com coin (CRO) or other cryptocurrencies. However, users will get 10% cash back if using CRO. The option to pay with cryptocurrency is only available in the United States and Canada…

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NVidia May Be Implementing Mining Limiters In More GPUs

Earlier this year, NVidia designed their latest RTX 3060 card to limit the efficiency with which it can mine Ethereum blocks by 50%. Miners quickly surpassed the restriction, and now NVidia is rumored to be implementing mining limiters in the entire GTX 30-series product line. The restriction was supposedly intended to save some video cards…

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Apple Says That Excluding Chargers From iPhone Packaging Will Save 861,000 Tons Of Metal

Apple has released its 2021 Environmental Progress Report, and they touted their use of recycled materials, carbon emissions reductions and the contentious issue of the chargers they excluded from iPhone packaging. Apple stopped shipping iPhones with AC adapters in the second half of 2020, citing environmental reasons. Critics say they did it to increase profits…