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LONDON (Bywire News) - In a startling revelation, Conservative MP for Reigate, Crispin Blunt, took to social media to confirm his arrest on allegations of rape and possession of controlled substances. The announcement raises new questions about the political stability within the Conservative Party, especially on the heels of two recent by-election defeats. Blunt disclosed, "I am confirming that MP was me. The fact of the arrest requires a formal notification of the Speaker and then my Chief Whip." The MP insists that his arrest was "unnecessary" and has expressed his willingness to fully cooperate with ongoing police inquiries, stating he is confident the investigation will conclude without any charges. Surrey Police corroborated the MP’s statement, revealing that a man was detained in Horley on Wednesday morning. He has since been released on conditional police bail, pending further investigations. The Tory party has opted for silence, declining to comment on the unfolding situation....
Inscriptions have been a major talking point across the Web3 industry in recent months. Starting on the Bitcoin blockchain in the form of Ordinals, this new approach to storing data on chains quickly found further use cases in Ethereum-based environments. EOS EVM is no exception and when a massive inscription event caused 17M+ transactions in [&#8230;] The post <a href="https://eosnetwork.com/blog/evolving-landscape-eos/">Evolving the Inscriptions Landscape on EOS</a> appeared first on <a href="https://eosnetwork.com">EOS Network</a>.
LONDON (Bywire News) - Welcome, fellow Mac enthusiasts! Are you ready to unlock the full potential of your Mac? Whether you're a seasoned pro or a curious newbie, this guide will walk you through 50 of the most powerful Terminal commands that will elevate your Mac game. Let's get started on this exciting journey into the heart of macOS! Understanding Terminal The Terminal app in macOS is a gateway to the underlying Unix system. It allows you to input commands directly, offering more control and flexibility over your system. To launch Terminal, simply hit the Command key and space bar, search for "Terminal," and press Enter. Essential Terminal Commands 1. Speaking Mac Say: say [text] - Make your Mac recite any text out loud. 2. WiFi and Clipboard Find WiFi Password: security find-generic-password -wa [WifiName] - Retrieves the password for the specified WiFi network. Clipboard Copy: [command] | pbcopy - Copies the output of any command to the clipboard. 3. Screenshot Mastery Chang...
In a live Sky News debate on misogyny, female journalist Moya Lothian-McLean discovered she wasn't being paid for her appearance, unlike her male counterpart, highlighting the very gender inequality the debate aimed to address.
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EOS Community cries freedom as dispute over the ownership of unvested tokens moves up to a new level.
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Brands such as Kopparberg, Grolsch, Ikea and Nivea have already confirmed that they have retracted adverts that ran on the new Fox-style news channel GB News after complaints from consumers, but many other companies are staying silent - for now.
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This guest post was written by Ross Dold of EOSphere. Learn more about EOSphere&#8217;s work in the EOS ecosystem at the end of this article. Antelope Leap v5.0.0&#160;was released almost a month ago and is now seeing adoption across the many Antelope based networks as node operators start to upgrade their production environments. Leap v5.0.0 [&#8230;] The post <a href="https://eosnetwork.com/blog/leap-5-performance-testing/">Leap v5.0.0 Performance Testing</a> appeared first on <a href="https://eosnetwork.com">EOS Network</a>.
In a significant leadership shift, Richard Teng steps up as Binance's new CEO, succeeding Changpeng Zhao, who resigned following a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice.
By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS - EU police force Europol on Monday warned about the potential misuse of artificial intelligence-powered chatbot ChatGPT in phishing attempts, disinformation and cybercrime, adding to the chorus of concerns ranging from legal to ethical issues. Since its release last year, Microsoft-backed OpenAI's ChatGPT has set off a tech craze, prompting rivals to launch similar products and companies to integrate it or similar technologies into their apps and products. "As the capabilities of LLMs (large language models) such as ChatGPT are actively being improved, the potential exploitation of these types of AI systems by criminals provide a grim outlook," Europol said as it presented its first tech report starting with the chatbot. It singled out the harmful use of ChatGPT in three areas of crime. [IMAGE_GALLERY_1] "ChatGPT's ability to draft highly realistic text makes it a useful tool for phishing purposes," Europol said. With its ability to reproduce language pattern...
In the spring of 2022, EOS saw a lot of activity including the publication of a Wired article, the formation of a coalition to fund core development, and the announcement of the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), all of which marked important steps forward for the platform.
LONDON (Bywire News) - An advisor to the United Nations has severely criticised the UK's public broadcaster, the BBC, for totally ignoring Western human rights abuses during a fierce debate about US foreign policy and the environment on Wednesday night's Newsnight programme. Professor Jeffrey Sachs, a current serving Environmental Advisor to the UN, said that the broadcaster's framing of the debate was "not what [he had] expected" when he was asked to come on the show. The climate change expert stated that he had initially been asked to discuss the environment, but claimed that the BBC's choice to instead debate China's human rights abuses - whilst completely ignoring human rights abuses of the West - was "absolutely bizarre". Prior to the interview, the BBC had aired a segment (which was seen by Mr Sachs) detailing how the US's relationship with China was becoming strained due to the Asian nation's record on human rights. The BBC segment then posed the question about whether the USA...
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LONDON - Britain's health minister on Thursday said Australian former Prime Minister Tony Abbott would bring huge expertise to a role advising the British government on trade despite his comments that men might be better adapted to authority. "I bow to nobody in my support for everybody to love who they love whoever that is, as you know," Health Secretary Matt Hancock told Sky when asked if he supported the appointment of a man cast by the reporter as a misogynist and homophobe. "But you know we need to have the best experts in the world working in their field and as the former prime minister of Australia, obviously Mr Abbott has a huge amount of experience," Hancock said. Abbott rejects accusations of misogyny. (Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge; Editing by Alistair Smout)...
Leap 6 is set to launch the groundbreaking Savanna consensus algorithm, enabling faster finality and creating irreversible consensus transactions over 100 times faster compared to previous releases. This significant update goes beyond mere performance enhancement; it represents a comprehensive upgrade of the network. At the heart of this evolution, Savanna will not only accelerate transaction [&#8230;] The post <a href="https://eosnetwork.com/blog/advancing-to-leap-6/">Advancing To Leap 6: EOS To Unlock Savanna’s Instant Finality on July 31st</a> appeared first on <a href="https://eosnetwork.com">EOS Network</a>.
Nearly $650 million worth of altcoin token unlocks loom, potentially impacting market prices as supply outstrips demand.
LONDON (Bywire News) - In a turn of events that has left many political analysts scratching their heads, former Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced his intention to join GB News as a presenter. While Johnson asserts that he is excited to offer his "unvarnished views" on international and domestic issues, critics are questioning whether a media outlet should serve as an extension of a political persona. The announcement was made via a video clip on X, formerly known as Twitter, where Johnson delved into a wide range of topics he plans to address, including Russia, China, the conflict in Ukraine, and the future prospects for the United Kingdom. "I am excited to say that I am shortly going to be joining you on GB News," Johnson declared. "I'm going to be giving this remarkable, new TV channel my unvarnished views on everything from Russia, China, the war in Ukraine, how we meet all those challenges, to the huge opportunities that lie ahead for us." But herein lies the crux of the...
31/01/2020. London, United Kingdom. Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson inside No10 Downing street at 11pm the moment the UK left the EU. Picture by Andrew Parsons / No10 Downing Street
Greater Manchester Police grapple with cyber burglary as third-party supplier succumbs to ransomware attack, compromising thousands of ID badges.
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By Anna Tong AI chatbot company Replika is restoring erotic roleplay for some users, Replika CEO Eugenia Kuyda said late on Friday. The company's recent removal of adult content, featured in a report, devastated many users, some of whom considered themselves "married" to their chatbot companions. Replika's chatbots are powered by generative AI, a new technology that has attracted a frenzy of consumer and investor interest due to its ability to foster humanlike interactions. The removal of erotic roleplay and subsequent customer outcry showed how powerfully AI technology can draw people in, and the emotional havoc that code changes can wreak. Any customers who signed up for Replika before Feb. 1, 2023, now have the option to switch back to the earlier more licentious version of the chatbot, Kuyda said in a Facebook post on Friday evening. "A common thread in all your stories was that after the February update, your Replika changed, its personality was gone, and gone was your unique rel...
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