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Is your smartphone ruining your memory? A special report on the rise of ‘digital amnesia’

‘I can’t remember anything’ is a common complaint these days. But is it because we rely so heavily on our smartphones? And do the endless alerts and distractions stop us forming new memories?Last week, I missed a real-life meeting because I hadn’t set a reminder on my smartphone, leaving someone I’d never met before alone in a café.... go to Article >

Just say no to central bank digital currencies

155 Days ago News Source: Theblaze.com

You awake to find that today is special: It’s Stimmie Day! When you roll over and check your phone, you see a notification from your FedWallet app letting you know that another $2,000 in FedCoins has just been added directly to your account by... read more

Newsletter: These are the voices defining Web3

104 Days ago Tech Source: Dailydot.com

Sign up to receive Internet Insider, a daily newsletter from the Daily Dot, in your inbox. Hello fellow citizens of the internet! Andrew here. Welcome to today's edition of Internet Insider. It's the middle of the week, and we've got... read more

How tensions between the police and media boiled over one chaotic night in LA

138 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

Bodycam footage shows police shooting rubber bullets at reporters. Smartphone videos capture police taking them into custody. Throwing them to the ground. Striking them with batons. Over the past two years, 200 journalists have been arrested or... read more

Lula says Bolsonaro ‘possessed by devil’ as he launches Brazil election campaign

0 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Leftwing frontrunner counters far-right president’s efforts to demonize him with evangelical voters in bitterly divided countryBrazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has formally launched his campaign to reclaim the presidency with a... read more

Jacobs and Lückenkemper take 100m golds as Asher-Smith pulls up in final

0 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

GB’s Daryll Neita beaten into third in tight European final finishZarnel Hughes and Jeremiah Azu take silver and bronzeDina Asher-Smith’s hopes of defending her European 100m title after a swift recovery from a hamstring injury ended in pain and... read more

Rangers have to settle for draw with PSV Eindhoven after Obispo’s late header

0 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Whether Rangers will make a long-awaited return to the Champions League, or drop into the familiar surroundings of the Europa League still hangs in the balance.Against PSV Eindhoven, they rode their luck, a goalkeeping disaster from Walter Benítez... read more

Journalist found dead in northern Mexico in bloody year for media

0 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Body of Juan Arjón López, 14th journalist to be killed in Mexico in 2022, identified by tattoos in border city of San Luis Río ColoradoAn independent journalist has been found dead in northern Mexico, bringing to 14 the number of reporters and... read more

Saudi woman given 34-year prison sentence for using Twitter

0 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Salma al-Shehab, a Leeds University student, was charged with following and retweeting dissidents and activistsA Saudi student at Leeds University who had returned home to the kingdom for a holiday has been sentenced to 34 years in prison for... read more

NBA to pause on election day to encourage US fans to vote

0 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

League wants to encourage civic engagement in NovemberNBA players have been involved in voter registration in pastThe NBA will be off on election day. The league’s schedule for the coming season will have all 30 teams playing on 7 November, the... read more

England aim to reignite early summer fire but will be wary of South Africa | Ali Martin

0 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Ben Stokes has made it clear England will maintain their high-octane Test tactics in the series opener at Lord’sFor those who prefer their international cricket played with a red ball rather than white, the past six weeks have required a great... read more

Chinese navy vessel arrives at Sri Lanka port to security concerns from India

0 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Yuan Wang 5 is officially described as a ‘scientific research ship’ but India suspects it has military functionsA Chinese navy vessel has arrived at a southern Sri Lankan port that Beijing leases from the government, prompting renewed security... read more