This War-Themed Game Is Being Used for Fake News About the Ukraine War

Troops battle through burning streets. Missiles take down fighter jets. Drones pulverize tanks. The dramatic visuals have the trappings of real-life combat, but they are clips from video games fuelling misinformation. Footage from the war-themed Arma 3 video game, often marked “live” or “breaking news” to make it appear genuine, has been used repeatedly in … Read more

Bitcoin (BTC) starts to rise as 2023 arrives

Bitcoin (BTC) is currently trading at $16,649, up by 0.59% in the past 24 hours, according to data. As the new year kicked in, BTC’s market cap soared by $2 billion, to $320.4 billion. The author of “Bitcoin: Hard Money You Can’t F*ck With,” Jason William, believes that 2023 might be a bullish year … Read more

Live: Russian drone attacks hit Kyiv after deadly start to New Year in Ukraine

Issued on: 02/01/2023 – 08:54 Russian drone attacks targeted Kyiv on Monday, causing power and heating outages and wounding one person, Mayor Vitali Klitschko said. The attacks followed Russian strikes on Ukraine on New Year’s Eve and January 1 that left at least four people dead. Read our live blog for the latest developments. All times are … Read more

Tim Draper still insists on bitcoin hitting $250,000 before halving

Tim Draper, a long-time bitcoin proponent, venture capitalist, and advocate of decentralized finance (DeFi), recently addressed his oft-repeated prediction of bitcoin reaching $250,000 in 2023. Draper revalidated his 2023 optimism for bitcoin. He wore a T-shirt that illustrated his faith in BTC hitting $250,000 before the next halving. Bitcoin halving happens every four years. Each one … Read more

Cruise ship barred from docking in Australia due to fungal growth on hull

(CNN) — A cruise ship was prevented from docking in Australia due to fungal growth on the ship’s hull, according to statements issued by the cruise line and Australia’s Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Forestry (DAFF). The DAFF National Maritime Coordination Center was notified of “small amounts of biofoul” on the hull of the Viking … Read more

Bitcoin core engineer loses more than 200 BTC to hack

Luke Dashjr, a founding member of bitcoin and a core developer, alleges that on Dec. 31, his PGP key was hacked. As a result, almost all of his bitcoin was taken from him. The developer claimed in a tweet on Jan. 1 that the suspected hackers had acquired access to his PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) … Read more

Polygon sets a new record, but what is in store for MATIC? 

Polygon’s NFT OpenSea volume has achieved a new record in sales, reaching $324 million. MATIC showed signs of recovery and some of its metrics looked positive. This new year brought good news for Polygon [MATIC]which hinted that 2023 has a lot in store for the network. Vendible announced that it was launching the Ible City … Read more

Top Gun: Maverick Holds Off Avatar 2 to Be 2022’s Highest Grossing Movie, But Lost Out on the International Title

Top Gun: Maverick has held off Avatar: The Way of Water’s late challenge to be the highest-grossing movie of 2022. 20th Century Studios/Paramount Pictures Avatar: The Way of Water attempted to become the highest-grossing movie of 2022, but a late release and the potential impact of severe winter weather prevented it from overtaking the mighty … Read more

Simu Liu Praises Barbie’s Diversity

“It’s really about finding your inner beauty,” Simu Liu, who plays a version of Ken in the film, said. Marvel Studios/Warner Bros. Pictures The stars of Greta Gerwig’s upcoming Barbie flick continue to heap praise on the soon-to-be blockbuster. The latest is Simu Liuwho plays another version of Ryan Gosling’s Ken, recently gushing to Vanity … Read more

Apple TV+’s Pachinko Nominated for Critics Choice Award

Home TV News Apple TV+’s Pachinko Nominated for Critics Choice Award AppleTV+’s 8-episode television series, Pachinko, which documented the annexation of Korea, will be honored at this year’s Critics Choice Awards. Apple TV+ In December 2022, the Critics’ Choice Award committee announced its list of 2023 nominees. Among the nominees is the historical drama series … Read more

WandaVision Spin-Off: Agatha: Coven of Chaos’ Premiere Date is Uncertain

Home TV News WandaVision Spin-Off: Agatha: Coven of Chaos’ Premiere Date is Uncertain The highly anticipated spin-off series of WandaVision, Agatha: Coven of Chaos, has suffered a release date set-back. Marvel Studios The highly anticipated spin-off series to the 2021 MCU hit WandaVisiontitled Agatha: Coven of Chaoshas suffered a release date set-back. Inspired by the … Read more

Reddit users unveil specific hazards to unauthorized smart contracts

Following the worst year for cryptocurrency thefts and attacks, the crypto sphere has guided novice investors heading into 2023. Constantly verifying one’s smart contract permissions and withdrawing access is crucial amid these developments. Through a Reddit post, the user advised the community to routinely withdraw permissions in light of the possible risks associated with uncontrolled … Read more

National Treasure: Update on the Third Film in the Franchise

National Treasure: 3 has been in the works for some time, and it is now one step closer to reaching the big screen Buena Vista Pictures In National Treasurestarring Nicolas Cage and Diane Kruger, the Gates family goes on a series of epic quests to retrieve missing American historical documents. The original 2004 film was … Read more

Live updates: Russia’s war in Ukraine

Putin reviews a military honor guard with Xi Jinping in Beijing in June of 2018. (Greg Baker/Pool/AFP/Getty Images/FILE) In opening remarks during a video conference Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin invited his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to visit Moscow next spring. He added that the two countries would strengthen cooperation between their armed forces, and … Read more

Marvel actor Jeremy Renner in ‘critical but stable’ condition in hospital after ‘weather-related accident’

Marvel actor Jeremy Renner is in a “critical but stable” condition in hospital following a “weather-related accident”. The 51-year-old was airlifted to hospital on Sunday following the incident, which occurred while he was “ploughing snow”, his spokesperson told US media. Renner is with his family and “receiving excellent care”, the spokesperson added. The two-time Oscar … Read more

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Invincible Teases Big Season 2 News Coming This Month

Home Streaming Invincible Teases Big Season 2 News Coming This Month A major update on the second season of Invincible will arrive sometime in January. Amazon Studios Big news is on the horizon for fans of Invincible. After creating the original comic book series with Cory Walker and Ryan Ottley, Robert Kirkman developed Invincible for … Read more

Vitalik Buterin highlights what he’s bullish about for 2023

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has shared some bullishness for the year ahead, including reaching a new milestone for rollup scaling as per the Ethereum roadmap. The Ethereum developer also confirmed the rollout of the Ethereum Improvement Protocol (EIP) 4884 sometime in 2023, which had been removed as part of the upcoming Shanghai upgrade package set … Read more

Lido overtakes MakerDAO and now has the highest TVL in DeFi

Liquid staking protocol Lido Finance appears to have benefited most from the Ethereum merge in September, with its total value locked (TVL) now sitting at the top position among other decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols. According to data from DeFiLlama, Lido’s liquid staking protocol now commands $5.9 billion in TVL, compared to MakerDAO’s $5.89 billion and … Read more

Afghanistan’s NGO ban for women exposes rifts in Taliban ranks

The Taliban’s latest edict banning women from working for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has sparked international condemnation and domestic opposition in a country facing economic collapse. It has also revealed splits within the Taliban, with potentially high-stakes risks for Afghanistan’s rulers and its people. The last week of 2022 began with an awful shock for Sahar H, … Read more

Major incident involving two helicopters in Australia, first responders say | CNN

CNN — Emergency services are on the scene of a major incident involving two helicopters that collided near the popular tourist strip of Main Beach on Australia’s Gold Coast, south of Brisbane, according to first responders. The Queensland Ambulance Service said on Twitter that 13 patients were being assessed at the scene. Queensland Police said … Read more

$62M crypto stolen in Dec was the ‘lowest monthly figure’ in 2022: CertiK

Cryptocurrency hackers and exploiters seemingly slowed down for the 2022 holidays as December saw $62.2 million worth of cryptocurrencies stolen, the “lowest monthly figure” of the year according to CertiK. The blockchain security company tweeted a list of the month’s most significant attacks on Dec. 31. It highlighted the $15.5 million worth of exit scams … Read more

How to Watch Shark Tank India Season 2?

Shark Tank India is returning for a second round, serving as the grand stage for ambitious entrepreneurs to showcase their business ideas and fuel their dreams. The American reality series — which in itself is a regional adaptation of the original Dragons’ Den show — helped break the notion that startups were primarily reserved for students, bringing … Read more