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You probably have better options than the candy bar-shaped monitor

Another day, another interesting gadget making the rounds on the internet — this one is a very tall (aspect ratio-wise anyway) portable monitor with an 8.8-inch display running at a resolution of 420 by 1920. It’s called the Elsonic EK-MD088, and while its size, shape, and built-in stand make it intriguing, it also raises the […]

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Battle.net has recovered from DDoS attack, Blizzard says

Blizzard says that the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks that were overwhelming its servers with coordinated traffic are over, and that you should be able to log into Battle.net again. During the almost hour-long Wednesday evening attack, you may have experienced serious issues trying to get onto the online service underpinning Overwatch, Call of […]

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The new pro football NFT marketplace has a name: NFL All Day

It has been less than a year since NBA Top Shot served as an introduction for many sports fans into the world of NFTs, and now the NFL is lining up a similar arrangement. In September, the league announced a partnership with the company that runs Top Shot, Dapper Labs, and now we know the […]

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Almost buying a copy of the Constitution is easy, but giving the money back is hard

As of last Thursday night, ConstitutionDAO found itself in possession of around $49.8 million it wasn’t able to spend. The group’s organizers only had a mandate to spend the crowdfunded money on one thing — a rare copy of the US Constitution that they failed to win at auction — so instead of trying to […]

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Macy’s is auctioning off Thanksgiving Day Parade NFTs, including this creepy elf

Macy’s department stores might be closed this Thanksgiving, but that doesn’t mean the company has run out of things to sell. The retailer is auctioning off 10 one-of-a-kind NFTs to mark the 95th year of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Each NFT references a parade balloon from decades past, going back to a black and […]

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US banking regulators are looking to clarify crypto rules in 2022

The Federal Reserve, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (or FDIC), and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) have issued a joint statement announcing a plan to clarify the rules and regulations around how banks can use cryptocurrencies over the next year (via Bloomberg). The agencies say they’re focusing on setting expectations for what banks […]

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This Google App Will Now Help More Indians Control Their Android Phones With Eyes Only

Google’s Look to Speak app that lets users with motor impairments and disabilities communicate with their eyes is getting a new update that brings more language options. Spotted by Android Police, the app now supports Indian languages such as Tamil, Telegu, Hindi, Urdu, Marathi, and Bengali. The company has added support for 11 more international […]