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Square just launched a debit card

Square just launched a debit card It’s been an astonishingly busy twelve months for Square, the upstart payments firm founded by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. In March, it launched operations in the UK. Then, last week, it got into the in-app payments game. And today, the company announced the launch …

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773 million email addresses have been leaked

773 million email addresses have been leaked Credit: Wikimedia Commons We’re just over two weeks into 2019, and one of the biggest data leaks in recent years has surfaced. Today, renowned security researcher Troy Hunt reported a massive leak consisting of  773 million unique email IDs and 21 million unique passwords, which …

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A cotton seed sprouted – and died

A cotton seed sprouted – and died Credit: Wikimedia Commons On Tuesday, Chinese media reported that one of the cotton seeds aboard the Chang’e 4 lunar lander sprouted, marking the first time that any biological matter has ever grown on the moon. Unfortunately, the sprout died after nine days upon …

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