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FTX in deal to rescue crypto firm BlockFi with option to buy it

Sam Bankman-Fried's FTX crypto exchange has signed a deal with an option to buy embattled crypto lender BlockFi for up to $240 million, BlockFi Chief Executive Zac Prince said on Friday.

TikTok seeks to calm US lawmakers' fears about data security

Chinese-owned social media site TikTok told US senators it is working on a final agreement with the US government that "will fully safeguard user data and US national security interests."

NASA reveals wild plan to find underwater aliens on other planets

NASA wants to start building a swarm of mini swimming robots that can scour oceans on other planets for aliens. An expert for the space agency has come up with...

TikTok telling ad buyers it could move out of China, spinoff from ByteDance

TikTok has been quietly telling advertisers it is exploring a possible move out of China and may even consider a spinoff from its Chinese-owned parent company ByteDance.

BlockFi CEO denies $25M sale price as FTX reportedly nears deal for crypto lender

BlockFi CEO Zac Prince spoke out shortly after a report said that crypto billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX was days away from buying the struggling firm at a major discount.

NASA Webb Telescope’s ‘first light’ images moved astronomer 'as a human being'

Nearly six months after its initial launch, the James Webb telescope is emotionally moving some scientist with its first images. 

Meta girds for 'fierce' headwinds, slower growth in 2nd half

Facebook-owner Meta Platforms is bracing for a leaner second half of the year.

Chatbot company says many customers believe in AI sentience

Chatbot company Replika says it receives a handful of messages almost every day from users who believe their online friend is sentient.

Apple CarPlay feature will let you buy gas from dashboard

Apple wants you to start buying gas directly from your car dashboard as early as this fall, when the newest version of its CarPlay software rolls out.

Bitcoin dips below $19K as crypto fund Three Arrows implodes

Bitcoin briefly sank below $19,000 on Thursday, hitting a fresh low for the year as investors digested the collapse of cryptocurrency hedge fund Three Arrows and the rising risk of...