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August 27, 2022

‘Magic: the Gathering’ Announces New Sets Based on Lord of the Rings, Doctor Who

Polygon reports that during a streaming event, the publisher of the Magic: the Gathering card game promised a new themed set of cards commemorating Doctor Who’s […]
August 27, 2022

India Railway Firm Scraps Plan To Monetize Customer Data Following Uproar

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a state-run firm with a monopoly on online booking of train tickets, has scrapped its plan to monetize customer […]
August 27, 2022

Google Study Finds Psychological ‘Inoculation’ Can Improve Resistance to Misinformation

Are there better ways to fight misinformation? “Researchers at Google, the University of Cambridge and the University of Bristol tested a different approach that tries to […]
August 27, 2022

Judge Orders Twitter to Provide More Spam Account Data to Elon Musk’s Lawyers

From the Washington Post earlier this week: On Tuesday, The Washington Post reported that Twitter’s former head of security, Peiter Zatko, had filed a whistleblower complaint […]
August 27, 2022

Crypto’s Massive Marketing Efforts Have Drawn Few New Investors

Over the past year, crypto companies like FTX, Coinbase and have shelled out tens of millions of dollars to attract new customers. “Fortune favors the […]
August 27, 2022

Ukraine’s Nuclear Plant Reconnected to Grid. Russia Accused of Intentional Shelling

Thursday Ukraine’s largest nuclear power plant was cut off from the country’s electricity grid, causing “widespread power outages across southern Ukraine,” according to the New York […]
August 27, 2022

Big Budget Blockbusters Arrive Amid Fears of ‘Peak TV’

Crop of expensive fantasy adaptations from Amazon and HBO Max served up at subsidised prices. Financial Times: Since 2016, the veteran US television executive John Landgraf […]
August 27, 2022

Criminals Posting Counterfeit Microsoft Products To Get Access To Victims’ Computers

Microsoft has confirmed to Sky News that criminals are posting counterfeit packages designed to appear like Office products in order to defraud people. From the report: […]
August 26, 2022

Psilocybin Therapy Sharply Reduces Excessive Drinking, Small Study Shows

A small study on the therapeutic effects of using psychedelics to treat alcohol use disorder found that just two doses of psilocybin magic mushrooms paired with […]