Top trending tech news:
💰 Bitcoin’s median transaction fee lowest since 2011 (Hard Fork)
📱 Apple iPhones are all getting OLED screens next year (TNW
😮 Cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb to block trading in 11 countries (Hard Fork)
What we’re talking about:
A Scottish addiction facility wants to help ‘cryptocurrency addicts.’ FOR GOD’S SAKE, HODL. HODL RIGHT NOW.
In honor of National Masturbation Day, we jotted down some free ideas to help sex up other toys. Childhood ruined? You’re welcome.
Life-extending tech will force us to rethink punishment.
Private companies are launching a new space race.
Did you know London in 1854 was the world’s first smart city? Us either.
Tech execs can’t be trusted to fix the monster they created.
We asked #TNW2018 attendees to draw ‘cyber crime’ and now we’re worried about them.
Jealous you weren’t there? You should be. Lucky for you, we’re already planning for #TNW2019. If you buy your ticket now, you get 50% off. HURRY UP THIS DEAL ONLY LASTS FOR THE NEXT 5 MINUTES KIDDING IT’S A LITTLE LONGER THAN 5 MINUTES BUT STILL NOT THAT LONG SO BUY YOURS NOW!
Tweet of the day:
These GDPR notifications are starting to get weird… pic.twitter.com/tR1H5MJN9c
— Aleister Crowler (@moonpolysoft) May 24, 2018
Love you, mean it!
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We’re STILL keeping this section here until we get some more truly yucky gross emails. Do it — we have hand-made prizes to hand out!
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Yesterday we asked if your phridge was more fallic than ours… 96.4% of you said: “Yes, and I’ll prove it with a photo”… yet we received no photos? Is this how you celebrate National Masturbation Day? With lies? We’re not mad, just disappointed.