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Best portable power station for 2021 – CNET

This story is part of Road Trip 2020, CNET’s series on how we’re preparing now for what could come next. </a> <p class=”speakableTextP1″>Portable power stations are the smaller, lesser-known cousin of <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/best-portable-generators-to-keep-the-lights-on-in-2021/”>generators</a></span>. These versatile, lunch-box-size power bank devices can go with you on camping trips, to construction sites — wherever else you …

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Go read this report about how selling safe masks online is surprisingly hard

A new report from The New York Times’ Andrew Jacobs digs into how mask policies on tech platforms that have allowed novelty masks like scrunchie masks to flourish while some mask-makers making high-filtration masks have had trouble selling their wares. Even if you’re vaccinated, wearing a mask is still recommended. It seems like a problem, …

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Chinese Authorities Warn About ‘Sophisticated’ Digital Yuan Scam- Promotes Access to a ‘$186M Secret’ Government Fund

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>As China keeps paving the way to adopt its central bank digital currency (CBDC), scammers are also actively emerging on the scene. The police in a Chinese province are now warning about a “sophisticated” CBDC-themed scam.</strong> Bogus Platform Is Set to Be Launched in March, Say Scammers According to a post from …

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Blockchain and crypto will challenge current finance, Nigeria VP says

Nigeria’s vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, delivered a speech at an economic summit on Friday in which he spoke positively of crypto and blockchain.  “There is no question that blockchain technology generally, and cryptocurrencies in particular, will in the coming years, challenge traditional banking, including reserve banking, in ways that we cannot yet imagine,” Osinbajo said …

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‘Terraria’ will hit Stadia after all

Terraria will come out Stadia after all. In a state of the game post spotted by Android Police, developer Re-Logic said it had resumed work on the port after settling its differences with Google. “After a month of pushing (and with the immense support of our fans), Google finally reached out and was able to …

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Increasing stock market volatility drags Bitcoin and altcoin prices lower

The cryptocurrency market faced another day of downward pressure as the unease in the traditional markets continues to spread following the recent interest rate spike on the 10-year U.S. Treasury bond.  Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView shows that the price of Bitcoin (BTC) fell to a low at $44,710 late on Feb. 25 before …

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China’s Bitcoin Mining Rig Manufacturers Pressed by Demand, Advance Orders, Devices Sold Out

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>A regional report from China indicates that bitcoin mining rig manufacturers have seen a massive surge in demand since the price of the leading crypto asset skyrocketed. Companies such as Canaan Creative have placed significantly sized mining rig orders while other companies like Bitmain are completely sold out. </strong> Bitcoin Mining Rig …

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FDA panel gives Johnson & Johnson one-shot COVID-19 vaccine green light – CNET

The third coronavirus vaccine has been recommended unanimously by an FDA panel. Sarah Tew/CNET An advisory panel for the US Food and Drug Administration has recommended Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose COVID-19 vaccine be given the green light by the FDA. The vote came Friday afternoon from the FDA Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee …

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FDA panel votes unanimously in favor of authorizing J&J vaccine

Enlarge / A sign at the Johnson & Johnson campus on August 26, 2019 in Irvine, California. Getty | Mario Tama After a day-long meeting Friday, an advisory panel for the US Food and Drug Administration voted 22 to 0 to recommend issuing an Emergency Use Authorization for Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot, refrigerator-stable COVID-19 vaccine. …

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Facebook Launches “Hey Facebook” Wake Word For Voice Commands On Oculus Quest 2

The Oculus Quest 2 goes “hands-free” with this week’s latest update. It looks like the Oculus Quest 2 is in the middle of a growth spurt. Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen a slew of new features arrive on Facebook’s standalone VR headsets, multi-user support, app sharing, and, just recently, Couch mode. And it …

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