Wednesday, November 29, 2023

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NFT. The letters represent non-fungible tokens, and as I understand it, they are a cryptographic way to create unique and traceable digital ownership certificates. Whether or not this makes sense to you – , that was a few years ago when NBA Top Shots predecessor CryptoKitties was in its prime – they suddenly attracted attention for .

Jack Dorsey

Now Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who is already a cryptocurrency fan, is swirling the waters by ‘hitting’ an NFT for something truly unique – the first tweet on Twitter, posted by Dorsey himself in 2006. The process takes place on Cent’s Valuables platform, and while people don’t bid on ownership of the tweet, the platform itself says you can get a “1 in 1 autographed version.”

At the time of this writing, the highest bid submitted is $ 700,000. Whether or not you agree that NFTs are a ““Or even a”, “As long as someone is willing to keep the prices at that level, they won’t go away.

– Richard Lawler

He traveled 21.3 feet in 33 minutes.

NASA Perseverance rover tire tracks


From NASA rover completed its first test drive since landing on the surface of Mars on . On March 4, he took a short 33-minute ride that saw him travel 6.5 meters in and around his landing site, the agency . This milestone is the first of many technical tests Perseverance must complete before it begins looking for signs of ancient microbial life in Jezero Crater, which once housed an ancient lake.
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Is this a social media feature worth paying for?

Social Media Maven Jane Manchun Wong a first look at an “Cancel Send” timer for tweets that allows you to retrieve your erroneous take or comment before it’s out in the wild.

The feature – which gives you about five seconds to withdraw a sent tweet – was first mentioned in a Twitter poll last July for comment on its push to subscriptions. The platform is also said to have considered tips for exclusive content and paid access to the Tweetdeck app in a bid to supplement its advertising revenue.
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The August smart lock is on sale for $ 184.

Apple iPad Air (2020)


This week, Apple’s 256GB iPad Air was slashed to its lowest price yet () and Google’s mid-range Pixel 4a 5G smartphone fell to . Nintendo Switch owners can still grab a few accessories like the Ring-shaped adventure () and the Switch Pro controller () for less, while Bose’s premium 700 wireless headphones are still $ 80 off at .

Here are all the best deals of the week that you can still grab today, and don’t forget to follow. on Twitter for more updates.
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Is Microsoft Mesh the future of remote working?

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This week, Cherlynn and Devindra are chatting with CNET Scott Stein, editor on Microsoft’s latest mixed reality project: . It’s a virtual meeting platform that can run on HoloLens, VR headsets, computers, and smartphones, making it one of the most versatile remote working solutions we’ve seen to date. Will Microsoft Mesh power all of our virtual meetings in the future? Or do we need AR glasses to get there first? In addition, they dive into . No more personalized ads based on your browsing history!

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