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Trillion-dollar crypto collapse sparks flurry of US lawsuits – who’s to blame?

Kim Kardashian and Floyd Mayweather among those being sued, but prosecuting fraud in the crypto arena is notoriously difficult With investors worldwide looking at a collective $1.5tn in recent cryptocurrency losses, a blizzard of class-action lawsuits are being prepared. One big question is: who, if anyone, is to blame – and who could be held […]

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Hologram Zelenskiy promises Ukraine will defeat ‘the empire’

Ukrainian president attends trade shows as electronic apparition, urging tech companies to aid ‘digital revolution’ on lend-lease terms See all our Ukraine coverage Volodymyr Zelenskiy referenced Star Wars and the second world war as the Ukrainian president appeared as a hologram on stage at technology festivals across Europe. He told entrepreneurs, investors and corporate leaders […]

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In rare move, Elon Musk meets Twitter employees to give ‘freedom of speech’ address

Workers were able to submit questions to the Tesla CEO who has been critical of the company he proposed to buy in a $44bn deal Elon Musk met directly with employees at Twitter on Thursday for the first time since he reached a deal to acquire the company in April, focusing on “freedom of speech” […]

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Key Democrat warns of major security risk if US firm acquires NSO hacking code

Ron Wyden says White House right to raise doubts about possible deal for contractor L3Harris to take over surveillance technology An influential Democratic lawmaker has said any deal by a US company to acquire NSO Group’s surveillance technology would pose a serious national security risk, and suggested that any intercepts obtained with the software by […]

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‘Want to review this?’: Twitter’s niceness prompts do alter behaviour, study finds

Social network uses algorithm to spot posts that appear aggressive, and asks users to be more considerate Asking people to be nice on Twitter makes people nicer on Twitter, the company has announced, hailing the success of an experiment that prompts users to reconsider tweets that might be hurtful or offensive. Since 2020, the social […]

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US defence contractor in talks to take over NSO Group’s hacking technology

Deal – which would require approval from US and Israel – would give L3Harris control over controversial Pegasus tool The US defence contractor L3Harris is in talks to take over NSO Group’s surveillance technology, in a possible deal that would give an American company control over one of the world’s most sophisticated and controversial hacking […]

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Starfield dominates Xbox Bethesda showcase

Sunday’s Xbox showcase was light on news, but showed plenty of games due out in the next year – culminating in Bethesda’s long-awaited space RPG, Starfield Microsoft saved the best ’til last at its big Xbox showcase on Sunday, closing the online event with an extended first look at Bethesda’s long-awaited sci-fi role-playing adventure Starfield. […]

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‘I put on 40 pounds of muscle. Holy mackerel!’ Pablo Schreiber on playing Halo’s ripped hero

The videogame has finally been adapted for TV – with the former Wire actor in the lead. He talks about his lean years after the legendary show aired – and losing his Halo character the Master Chief’s famous helmet And so, after 17 years of false starts, numerous failed attempts at feature films (including a […]

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Mario, Morricone or Mandalorian: what is the greatest film, TV and game music of all time?

This year’s ABC Classic 100 theme is Music for the Screen: think less Rachmaninoff, more Ratchet & Clank. The presenters share their predictions on how the Australian public has voted Get our weekend culture and lifestyle email and listen to our podcast Every year across Australia, Triple J’s Hottest 100 inspires countless rowdy celebrations, passionate […]

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