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Qualcomm's new PC processor promises 'extreme' power
Engadget It's been a year since we've seen the first devices running Windows on Snapdragon, and Qualcomm is continuing its quest to make a capable ARM-based processor for PCs. On the third of its three-day tech summit in Hawaii today, the company unveiled the... ---

Crypto Craze Drew Them In; Fraud, in Many Cases, Emptied Their Pockets
Individual investors are nursing billions of dollars in cryptocurrency losses, including from alleged frauds. Regulators have managed to claw back only about $36 million over the past two years for duped investors.

Email address charges branded 'daylight robbery'
Ofcom is asking why broadband firms charge people to keep old email addresses after switching providers.

5 Takeaways From Facebook’s Leaked Moderation Documents
The New York Times obtained more than a thousand pages of internal guidelines. They shed light on how Facebook decides what should be kept off the platform.

PHOTOS: Fluorescent turtle embryo wins forty-fifth annual Nikon Small World Competition
PHOTOS: Fluorescent turtle embryo wins forty-fifth annual Nikon Small World CompetitionThe winners of the 45th annual competition showcase a spectacular blend of science and artistry under the microscope.

Twitter suspends group of pro-Bloomberg accounts over 'platform manipulation'
Twitter Inc on Friday said it had started suspending and restricting dozens of accounts posting content promoting U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg.

TikTok viral stars could make up to $1m per post, say researchers
Video app’s most popular users could rake in millions by collaborating with brandsTeenagers used to aspire to become astronauts, firefighters, footballers or pop stars, but times change and so do career goals. Today, more than half of millennials and Generation Z-ers – those aged 13-38 – in the US aspire to become social media influencers, according to recent research.The Chinese viral video app TikTok is the platform of choice for young people seeking to monetise their talents because it seen as rewarding anyone’s ability to entertain, whereas Instagram or YouTube tend to reward those who already have celebrity status. Continue reading...

Chinese Firm to Open UK Chip R&D Center
Parent company of Dynex Semiconductor to employ about 200 engineers at site in Birmingham, England.

DNA Captured From 2,500-Year-Old Phoenician
Analysis of the ancient man's DNA reveal he had European ancestry.

Adidas adizero 99g football boot on sale from Wednesday
T3, Adidas adizero 99g football boot on sale from Wednesday

Star Wars Retro Collection throws back to The Empire Strikes Back - CNET
Exclusive: Yoda with a snake, Leia on Hoth, Lando and more.