Major Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam, Verizon told to pull some 5G ads
Major Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam, Verizon told to pull some 5G ads
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Major Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam, Verizon told to pull some 5G ads

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This is CNET and here are the stories that matter right now. Bitcoin scammers targeted the Twitter accounts of Ilan Musk, Bill Gates, Kanye West, Barack Obama, and businesses including Apple and Uber on Wednesday in what appears to be part of a large scale hack. Many high profile accounts were affected and the tweets read something like this. On doubling all payments sent to my Bitcoin address for the next 30 minutes, you send $1,000 I'll send you back 2000 Google on Wednesday announced a major redesign for Gmail aiming to expand the app beyond an email service and into a hub for planning projects and chatting with co workers. The update brings Gmail in more direct competition with other productivity apps from rivals including slack and Microsoft, which has a product called teams. The idea is to bring Google's separate services like Google Docs, drive and calendar, all to one place. And finally, Verizon has been told to stop using to TV ads Make claims about the speed and availability of its 5G network. The recommendation made by the US National advertising division Wednesday came after at&t complained Verizon was being potentially misleading about how fast its 5g service is and where it's available. Verizon was recommended to stop making claims that 5g is widely available in cities across the country and its services broadly and readily accessible in cities where it has been launched. [MUSIC] You can stay up to date with the latest by visiting CNET

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