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Twitter to roll out 280-character tweets worldwide

(Reuters) – Microblogging website Twitter Inc (TWTR.N), known for its iconic 140-character tweets, said on Tuesday it would roll out 280-character tweets to users across the world. FILE PHOTO: People holding mobile phones are silhouetted against a backdrop projected with the Twitter logo in this illustration picture taken in Warsaw September 27, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/File […]

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Someone deleted some code in a popular cryptocurrency wallet — and as much as $280 million in ethereum is locked up

Reuters An estimated $280 million worth of the cryptocurrency ethereum is now locked up after a user accidentally deleted the code necessary to access the digital wallets hosted by the company Parity Technologies. The vulnerability impacted most of the “multi-sig” digital wallets launched through Parity since July 20. Multi-sig wallets usually contain large sums of money since they […]

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Telstra to compensate FttN customers after 56 percent could not hit 100Mbps

(Image: ACCC) The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced that Telstra will be compensating around 42,000 National Broadband Network (NBN) customers for not providing them with the speeds advertised in their plans. According to the ACCC, between September 2015 and November 2017, the telco had offered and promoted “Super Fast Speed Boost” plans […]