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Tornado Cash Developer Is Sentenced to Prison for the Crime of Writing Privacy-Preserving Software the State Does Not Like MikeRivero

On May 14, Alexey Pertsev, one of the lead developers of Tornado Cash (TC), was found guilty of money laundering by a Dutch court and sentenced to sixty-four months in prison. TC is a privacy-preserving protocol developed for the Ethereum blockchain: it allows users to deposit funds in a TC pool and withdraw them to a different address, thus making it impossib

In the era of hybrid work, with employees splitting their time between two days in the office and three days working remotely, employers have ramped up using productivity monitoring software. However, employees have outsmarted some of these surveillance programs with gadgets like mouse movers, otherwise known as 'mouse jigglers.'

The popularity of mouse jigglers has exploded on TikTok in the last several years. Firms have been cracking down on these devices following a surge in fake work activity, which has weighed on productivity. 

The US-based chip giant Intel Corp is halting a $25 billion chip manufacturing project in Israel, the local publication Calcalist reported this week.

The Israeli news agency writes that Intel’s decision to stop the building of the multibillion-dollar factory after "Intel's suppliers received in recent days notice of the cancellation of contracts for the supply of equipment and materials required for the establishment of the company's new factory."

To Harris, who had previously spent nearly seven years working for the Defense Department, it was a security nightmare. Anyone using the software was exposed, regardless of whether they used Microsoft or another cloud provider such as Amazon. But Harris was most concerned about the federal government and the implications of his discovery for national security. He flagged the issue to his colleagues.

All iPhone users have been warned not to download Apple's latest update - or risk crashing their smartphones or apps.

Developers have been testing iOS 18 beta since Monday, uncovering bugs with text notifications, battery life, photos saving and the new 'Lock and Hide an app' feature - among others.

(SQAUK) Tokyo, Japan — In an unprecedented move to combat the city’s alarming population decline, Tokyo’s government has taken a provocative step by launching a state-sponsored dating app with an audacious goal: to encourage its citizens to have more sex and, ultimately, more babies.

If they’ll leave California because states are trying to put regulations on AI, they will leave America as well.

These are not huge companies with massive numbers of employees that have to move large factories. They can move to some third world country with zero regulations if they have to.

I’m sure most of these guys like living in Silicon Valley, because that’s where they all live and it’s easy to recruit and work with others. But they’re not going to stop building AI because some government tells them they have to stop building AI.