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Edward Snowden: I've Offered to Go to Prison in U.S. 'Many Times'

Fugitive leaker Edward Snowden says he's offered to serve U.S. jail time — but hasn't heard back from the American government.<p>Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked classified documents about government surveillance, has been living in exile in Moscow. The U.S. …

Blockchain startup Ripple just got a big boost from Santander

Santander InnoVentures, the bank's $100 million tech investment fund, has invested an estimated $4 million in Ripple, a Silicon Valley company adapting the blockchain for mainstream finance.<p>The bank is also working on a "proof of concept" using Ripple's technology for international payments and the …

Antarctic scientists face breathalyser tests due to alcohol-fuelled fighting and 'indecent exposure'

Audit of two Antarctic bases run by United States heard that alcohol was fuelling “unpredictable behaviour”, with calls to deploy breathalysers<p>Breathalysers could be used to curb alcohol abuse among scientists at US bases in Antarctica following “unpredictable behaviour” caused by excess drinking, …

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