CHEAP: Go wireless for just $24.95 with JBL’s T450BT headphones (58% off!!)

Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Are you tired of cords, but too stingy to shell out the big bucks for good wireless headphones? No worries, we’ve got just the deal for you. JBL’s wireless T450BT cans are now only $24.95 — a massive 58-percent discount off the original price of $59.95. Pretty sweet. The headphones sport a lightweight design, and a flat-foldable form factor which should make it easy to carry around anywhere. JBL claims the T450BT lasts up to 11 hours on a single charge, which should be more… This story continues at The Next Web …read more… Read More

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Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘66% of Bitcoin mining happens in China’

Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Satoshi Nakamoto used to say: Do what you love and you’ll never work another day! Bitcoin Price We closed the day, December 11 2019, at a price of $7,217. That’s a minor 0.82 percent decline in 24 hours, or -$59.76. It was the lowest closing price in fifteen days. We’re still 64 percent below Bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (December 17 2017). Bitcoin market… This story continues at The Next Web Or just read… Read More

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Amazon Ring owners foil $400K Bitcoin extortion plot by removing batteries

Hackers will do anything to get their hands on Bitcoin. In Texas, US, extortionists managed to breach home security cameras to demand cryptocurrency from an unsuspecting couple. Tania Amador, a 28-year-old who lives in Grand Prarie just outside Dallas, gave a video to local news which reportedly showed that her Ring security system had been hacked by cryptocurrency hungry scammers who demanded 50 Bitcoin ($400,000). “I was asleep and our Ring alarm was going off like an intruder had entered our home,” Amador told WFAA. “Then we heard a voice coming from our camera.” The voice reportedly said “Ring support!… This story continues at The Next Web Or just read… Read More

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Tencent-backed TikTok rival launches a children’s short video app

After TikTok’s massive success on its home turf in China (where it’s known as Doyuin), its local competitors are gearing up to rival it by launching apps designed for specific audiences. A report from South China Morning Post suggests that TikTok challenger Kuaishou has launched a short video creation app aimed at children, called Kuaishou Qingchunji. The app focuses on educational and child psychology-based content. Plus, it has a curated news section for teens. The app said it’ll keep a watch on content posted on the platform and moderate it to suit the audience. After an order issued by the Cyberspace Administration of China… This story continues at The Next… Read More

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The makers of TikTok are testing a new swipe-to-skip streaming music app

TikTok owner ByteDance has just started testing its music streaming app, Resso, in India and Indonesia. The TikTok-styled app was quietly released at the end of the last month. A report from Bloomberg suggests the app was initially launched six months ago and has garnered over 27,000 users. Now, it’s available on the Google Play Store and the App Store in these countries. The app is free to use with a premium tier offering at Rs. 119 ($1.68) – the same as Spotify. I’ve spent a couple of hours with the app, and it clearly isn’t anything like traditional music apps.… This story continues at The Next Web …read more… Read More

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Former employee says Apple spied on his private messages

Apple is currently suing a former employee for breach of contract and for poaching several employees for his own startup. The former employee, meanwhile, claims the company’s main evidence was obtained by monitoring his texts. The lawsuit, which Apple filed in a California court, alleges that Gerard Williams III breached an intellectual property agreement that prohibited him from doing anything to compete with the company. Williams, formerly the top architect of Apple‘s mobile chips, started Nuvia in February, which manufactures chips for data centers. It sounds like a dry case, but the juicy picture the two parties are painting makes… This story continues at The Next Web Or just read… Read More

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