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An NFT for the Holidays

Vodafone has turned the first text message into a non-fungible token (NFT), which sold at a Paris auction house this week for €132,680 ($150,000) worth of ether (ETH). The company will donate the proceeds to the United Nations Refugee Agency to support forcibly displaced people. Continue Reading →

CES 2022 Online

At its core, CES® celebrates innovation. It provides a global marketplace, a platform for education, and a town square for debate. This is true whether you attend the show in-person or online. Continue Reading →
President Joe Biden has nominated two net neutrality supporters – Jessica Rosenworcel as the commission's chair and former FCC staffer Gigi Sohn – to fill out the Federal Communications Commission’s five-member panel, which would give the Democrats a majority. Continue Reading →
disney vs youtubetv
Alphabet (Google, YouTube, etc.) and Disney had not been able to reach a business deal, so YouTube was forced to remove all Disney programming from its YouTubeTV service. The two companies worked it out - but let’s examine some options. Continue Reading →
You've probably heard about the Log4j hack; it's the latest "big, scary, systemic" hack to threaten literally the entire internet. The size and scope of the vulnerability is so large that it may take years to fix. Why? Log4j is a ubiquitous utility program used to log security and performance information for all kinds of consumer and enterprise services, websites, applications, and countless tech products. The vulnerability allows attackers to execute code remotely on a target computer. Said differently, threat actors can easily steal data, install malware, or simply take control of a system. Continue Reading →
In a move that may help drive adoption of its browser extension crypto wallet, Coinbase (the U.S.-based crypto exchange) announced that Coinbase Wallet has been upgraded to include support for NFTs (non-fungible tokens). Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, already supports an NFT marketplace and, in October, announced support for multi-chain NFT deposits and withdrawals. Continue Reading →

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