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A pile of Bitcoin slugs sit in a box ready to be minted by Software engineer Mike Caldwell in his shop on April 26, 2013 in Sandy, Utah.

Explainer: Cryptocurrency and how it works

El Salvador became the first country to designate cryptocurrency as legal tender - but what is crypto?

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk reacts during the unveiling of the new Tesla Model Y in Hawthorne, California, on March 14, 2019.

Elon Musk says deal to buy Twitter 'temporarily on hold'

Shares of the social media company fell 20 percent in premarket trading

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This picture shows the Microsoft logo at the International Cybersecurity Forum (FIC) in Lille on January 28, 2020.

Microsoft will help cover travel costs for employee abortions

Microsoft joins a growing number of firms which also pledged to cover these travel costs

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The International Space Station, March 07, 2011.

Astronaut crew returning to Earth after six months on ISS

Crew-3 carried out hundreds of scientific experiments, including growing chiles in space

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The Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft secured atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket at the Vertical Integration Facility at Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on July 17, 2021.

NASA, Boeing say Starliner on track for May 19 launch

Uncrewed flight a vital step towards certifying spaceship for eventually carrying passengers

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A woman takes a photograph of a WWII propaganda poster after a military parade in Moscow, Russia, on November 7, 2018.

RSF: Online media fueling divisions, global tensions

'The creation of media weaponry in authoritarian countries eliminates their citizens' right to information'

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Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez speaks with the media in Brussels, Belgium, on February 17, 2022.

Spanish PM’s phone tapped with Pegasus spyware

'The interventions were illicit and external... by non-official bodies and without state authorization'

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A woman walks past the Telefonica stand during the Mobile World Congress 2022 in Barcelona, Spain, on February 28, 2022.

Telefonica looks to Israel’s high-tech sector

'Israel will be one of our most relevant markets... I have never seen an ecosystem as dynamic as Israel'

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The Twitter splash page is seen on a digital device in California, the United States, on April 25, 2022.

Twitter employees concerned about mass exodus

'I could have done things differently. I think about that a lot,' says Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal

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Elon Musk attends the opening of the Tesla factory Berlin Brandenburg in Gruenheide, Germany, on March 22, 2022.

Musk says he will rein in Twitter pay, make money from tweets

Musk plans to monetize tweets that contain important information or that go viral

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This undated image released by the FBI shows investigators from Homeland Security and the FBI conducting a search on a computer.

'Deepfake' crimes on the rise, Europol warns

'The growing availability of disinformation and deepfakes will have a profound impact'

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Director of the Anti-Defamation League Jonathan Greenblatt speaks on stage during the 2015 Concordia Summit at Grand Hyatt New York on October 2, 2015 in New York City, in the United States.

ADL CEO: Musk’s Twitter acquisition ‘a sad day for democracy’

Greenblatt says 'We worry he could take things in a very different direction'

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Liad Herman, co-founder and CEO of cybersecurity firm Safehouse Tech, and Jared DeLuna, a social media and communications expert, speak with i24NEWS in Jaffa, Israel, on April 26, 2022.

Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter sparks political debate

DeLuna says 'Republicans, obviously, they’re very happy, they’re going to be coming back to Twitter'

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SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk poses as he arrives on the red carpet for the Axel Springer Awards ceremony, in Berlin, on December 1, 2020.

New owner Elon Musk vows to ‘make Twitter better than ever’

Musk says 'Twitter is the digital town square where matters vital to the future of humanity are debated'

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This handout photo courtesy of Axiom Space released on February 14, 2022 shows the Ax-1 crew during a Zero-G flight training (L-R) Eytan Stibbe, Michael Lopez-Alegria, Mark Pathy and Larry Connor.

Crew of first private mission to ISS lands back on Earth

'Dragon Endeavor has returned home with the Axiom-1 Crew'

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Elon Musk in Gruenheide, Germany, on March 22, 2022.

Report: Twitter to accept Musk’s $43 billion offer

Musk says Twitter needs to be taken private to grow and become a genuine platform for free speech

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A campaigner wearing a mask of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and holding a sign reading "Regulate Me!" outside the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium, on December 15, 2020.

EU agrees on deal to tame internet 'Wild West'

'What is illegal offline is also seen and dealt with as illegal online – not as a slogan, as reality'

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The logo for Twitter on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, November 29, 2021.

Twitter adopts 'poison pill' to challenge Musk

Known formally as a shareholder rights plan, the ‘poison pill’ will be in place for 364 days

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Illustrative: "Prince," a member of the hacking group Red Hacker Alliance, using his computer at their office in Dongguan, China's southern Guangdong province on August 4, 2020.

US accuses North Korean hackers of massive crypto heist

The alleged North Korean hackers walked away with 173,600 ether and $25.5 million in stablecoin pegged to USD

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FILE: Tesla and SpaceX Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk speaks at the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition in Washington, March 9, 2020.

Elon Musk launches hostile takeover bid for Twitter

Tesla chief offers to buy 100% of stock and take social media platform private

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A model of the Psyche spacecraft is displayed at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, United States, on April 11, 2022.

NASA spacecraft to research origin of solar system

'Psyche' will travel a total of 1.5 billion miles over the course of three-and-a-half years beyond Mars

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Elon Musk gestures as he speaks during a press conference at SpaceX's Starbase facility near Boca Chica Village in South Texas, in the United States, on February 10, 2022.

Elon Musk won’t join Twitter board, platform’s CEO says

Agrawal says Musk 'is our biggest shareholder and we will remain open to his input'

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Russian scientist Sergey Zimov walks past a research building at the Northeast Science Station near Chersky, Russia, on October 26, 2010.

Ukraine conflict, Western sanctions hurting Russian science

'Global issues like climate change and biodiversity... can hardly be solved without Russian territory'

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk departs from the justice center in Wilmington, Delaware, on July 13, 2021.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk to join Twitter’s board of directors

'It became clear to us that he would bring great value to our board'