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North Korean Hackers Might Be Behind Coincheck Hack - South Korea's Intelligence Agency

North Korean Hackers Might Be Behind Coincheck Hack - South Korea's Intelligence Agency

With Pyongyang's hand suspected in the Coincheck attack as well, Southern intelligence reportedly plans to team with overseas counterparts to defend against North Korea's global hacking operations. According to a person familiar with the situation who spoke to Reuters they said that 'it's a possibility that North Korea was behind the theft.' They explained that it was likely that North Korean hackers will target the cryptocurrency market because of its sheer size.


Ex-Google and Facebook employees unite to fight tech addiction

Ex-Google and Facebook employees unite to fight tech addiction

The effort will include industry legislative and regulatory lobbying efforts, according to Common Sense CEO and founder James P. Steyer. By cataloguing the consequences of certain tactics companies use to maximize user attention, the Truth About Tech campaign will amplify our concerns about digital addiction , provide a road map of solutions, and recommend how best to respond.


Metal Gear Solid V Accidentally Triggers Secret Nuclear Disarmament Event

Metal Gear Solid V Accidentally Triggers Secret Nuclear Disarmament Event

For years, a band of would-be peacemakers in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain have been working to trigger a secret ending that only appears once all nuclear weapons in the game are dismantled. As you might expect, it's very hard to get thousands of players to coordinate toward a goal, and as of September 1, 2017, there were still over 9,800 nuclear weapons on the PC server.


Bip Smartwatch - Up to 45 days of battery life

Bip Smartwatch - Up to 45 days of battery life

Priced at $99 (roughly Rs. 6,400), the Amazfit Bip smartwatch comes with a massive battery life of upto 45 days with "minimal notifications", as claimed by the company. The smartwatch display is said to be highly battery efficient and offers good clarity under bright sunlight. The Amazfit Bip comes with sleep and sports tracking with fitness modes including running, treadmill, walking and cycling, plus the company has confirmed it wants to bring further sports to the watch in the future too.


Crash Bandicoot could spin onto the Nintendo Switch

Crash Bandicoot could spin onto the Nintendo Switch

If this does turn out to be true, Crash Bandicoot would make a fine addition to the Switch library of games. Max Arguile, the licensing manager of European licensing merchandise company GB Eye , spoke to DHX Brands for the Licensing Source Book Europe (Spring 2018).


Bud Light to honor Super Bowl promise, give free beer to Philadelphia

Bud Light to honor Super Bowl promise, give free beer to Philadelphia

The city said it will announce additional details at 9 a.m. Tuesday. As for Lane Johnson , he plans to get an early start on Eagles fans. True to its word, yesterday the Bud Light twitter account posted the below, suggesting beers would be distributed during the Eagles' victory parade in Philadelphia which is due to take place this Thursday (8 February).