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An IRS agent pretended to be a crypto trader called 'Mr. Coins' in a $180,000 dark-web drug sting

Washington, D.C.: Building the IRS Win McNamee/Getty To trick a dark-web drug dealer, an undercover IRS agent disguised himself as a crypto trader
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A Facebook user spent more than $400 on an Oculus VR headset and Portal tablet to get her account back after it got mistakenly deleted when she set up a QAnon support group

To retrieve her Facebook account, Rachel Sines spent $400 to buy a tablet and headset. After creating a group for those whose loved ones joined
'America's Frontline Doctors' Peddle Bogus COVID-19 Treatment
Business

'America's Frontline Doctors' Peddle Bogus COVID-19 Treatment

Mike claims that he was suffering from COVID-19 and felt his breathing becoming more difficult. He didn't want to visit the Veterans Affairs hospital
LOVE unveils a modern video messaging app with a business model that puts users in control – TechCrunch
Tech

LOVE unveils a modern video messaging app with a business model that puts users in control – TechCrunch

LOVE, a London-based startup, was valued at $17million after its pre-seed funding. It aims to change the way people keep in touch with their family
Business

SpaceX's president says liquid oxygen shortages are making it harder to launch rockets — and that people should email her if they have any spare

Gwynne Shotwell, president of SpaceX, stated that the company had run out liquid oxygen for rocket launches. Hospitals can also use liquid oxygen to
Business

Chinese e-commerce site JD.com surges 17% as the company reports record user growth in the 2nd quarter and plays down impact of tech crackdown

The JD.com sign can be seen at the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen Reuters JD.com, a Chinese e-commerce company, reported earnings Tuesday by
Check your permissions: default settings in Microsoft tool exposes 38 million user records online
Tech

Check your permissions: default settings in Microsoft tool exposes 38 million user records online

The default permissions settings of an app-building tool by Microsoft were responsible for the exposure of data from 38 million people online. 47
Moesif secures $12M to provide user behavior insights on API usage – TechCrunch
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Moesif secures $12M to provide user behavior insights on API usage – TechCrunch

Moesif is assisting companies that offer API-first services to increase their market share. The San Francisco startup announced Monday that it had
Here’s what my dream travel day would look like as a wheelchair user
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Here’s what my dream travel day would look like as a wheelchair user

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Elon Musk says 'Tesla Bots' will hopefully be sent to work on Mars in inhospitable environments

Elon Musk stated that Tesla's humanoid robotics could one day work on Mars. One Twitter user inquired if the rockets would be mass-produced and