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Apple Security Guards Kicked Cupertino's Mayor Out Of Its HQ

Cupertino mayor Barry Chang is apparently not an Apple fanboy. In a fiery interview with The Guardian, Chang says he was kicked out of Apple HQ when he was a city councilman. He was hoping to have a meeting about the city’s growing traffic congestion to which Apple contributes considerably. He didn’t get one.


Russian Hackers Have 270 Million Email Logins, Including Gmail And Yahoo Accounts

A report from Reuters suggests that over 270 million hacked email credentials — including those from Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo — are circulating among Russian digital crime rings.


Craig Wright Backs Out Of Promise To Move Bitcoin

The saga of Bitcoin’s mysterious founder took another bizarre turn today, when Dr Craig Wright, an Australian businessman who claims to be the inventor of the cryptocurrency, reneged on his promise to move early bitcoins. Moving the bitcoins was widely perceived by experts as the primary method for Wright to prove his identity.


I Accidentally Found A New JFK Assassination Conspiracy Theory

I’ve never been one for JFK assassination conspiracy theories. But I do love studying what movies the presidents watched. So while compiling the list of films that President Kennedy viewed while in the White House I was surprised to stumble on what seems like fuel for a new conspiracy theory. How did President Kennedy watch a home movie of his son’s birthday a week after he was killed?


Thursday's Biggest Stories

Every evening, we wrap up the day’s biggest stories in one place for you to easily check out. If you’ve been off the grid all day, jump in here and catch up on current events.

Ford Mustang: Australian Review Ford’s new Mustang is finally reaching Australian shores. But what’s it actually like?

Giz Gadgets: The Futuristic Sci Fi Tech That’s Available Now(ish) This week we’re looking at gadgets that wouldn’t be out of place in a high-tech sci-fi — though some of them should have stayed a fiction.

Captain America Civil War Review: The Fantastic Avengers Movie Age Of Ultron Should Have Been At the center of Captain America: Civil War is the most spectacular action scene we’ve ever seen in a superhero movie.

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Bitcoin: Is Dave Kleiman The Missing Link In Craig Wright's Satoshi Story?

When Wright, an Australian computer engineer and inventor, publicly claimed that he is Satoshi this week, he also alluded to receiving help from Dave Kleiman, a Palm Beach County-based computer forensics specialist who died in 2013. According to Wright, Kleiman provided extensive help with the writing of the so-called Bitcoin whitepaper, the document that introduced the digital currency to the world in 2008.


Would You Pay $668 A Week To Live In This Glorified Hostel?

The housing crisis is edging an entire generation out of the most expensive cities on the planet. But what if you could still live in those cities, moving between them like a digital-age vagabond, sharing well-appointed apartments for short stints with likeminded globetrotters? That’s the promise of a new co-living startup called Roam.


Wednesday's Biggest Stories

Every evening, we wrap up the day’s biggest stories in one place for you to easily check out. If you’ve been off the grid all day, jump in here and catch up on current events.

Interview: Star Wars’ Sound Designer On Lucas, Abrams And The Role Of Audio In Storytelling Matt Wood has been quietly creating the audio for the movies you’ve loved for 25 years.

Your Shitty Brain Is Scared Of Invisible Stuff For No Reason You’re not often aware of it, but there’s bloatware embedded in the operating system between your ears.

Why Brave New World Is No Longer The Terrifying Dystopia It Used To Be Brave New World used to be one of the most terrifying stories about a false utopia.

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Want To Know What Facebook Really Thinks Of Journalists? Here's What Happened When It Hired Some

Depending on whom you ask, Facebook is either the saviour or destroyer of journalism in our time. An estimated 600 million people see a news story on Facebook every week, and the social network’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has been transparent about his goal to monopolize digital news distribution. “When news is as fast as everything else on Facebook, people will naturally read a lot more news,” he said in a Q&A last year, adding that he wants Facebook Instant Articles to be the “primary news experience people have.”


Craig Wright Claims He Will Move Satoshi Nakamoto's Bitcoin 'In The Coming Days'

On Monday, Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright announced that he was the elusive creator of Bitcoin. His proclamation was immediately met with an avalanche of suspicion, with one prominent cryptography expert describing it as “flimflam and hokum”. Now, through a spokesman, Wright has promised that further proof for his claims is coming.


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