Day: January 5, 2021

‘My Bitcoin investment multiplied by ten in just two years

Other topical investments have been bullish. Last August, after reading the 50th gushing article about plug-in cars, I wondered whether I should buy a share in Tesla; on checking the price of Elon Musk’s stocks ($736 apiece today), I readjusted my ambitions, tried to think laterally. What about the components that those vehicles will rely […]

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Ban Bitcoin

Three years ago I wrote “Happy 10th Birthday, Bitcoin. Now Go Away Before You Fry Us All,” saying “let’s hope it doesn’t make it to its bar mitzvah.” Well here we are, Bitcoin is 13 years old, that happy bar mitzvah age. And my how it’s grown, as has the energy consumption that the cryptocurrency […]

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Bitcoin Bounces Back Above $31K After Monday’s Drop

Bitcoin is trading higher on Tuesday, and the bull market is looking less overheated than it did a day ago. At press time, the top cryptocurrency by market value is changing hands near $31,590, representing a 5% gain on a 24-hour basis. Bitcoin had dipped by 15% to near $28,000 during Monday’s European trading hours. […]

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JPMorgan: Bitcoin could reach heights of $146,000, but not just yet

As cryptocurrencies become increasingly mainstream, JPMorgan believes that Bitcoin could rise to a high of $146,000 per coin in the future. In a new note, strategists from the investment banking company led by Nikolas Panigirtzoglou shared their thoughts on how Bitcoin could compete with gold as an asset class. However, in order to do so, […]

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AAPL proxy statement tidbits: Executive pay for 2020, shareholder meeting, costs of flying private, more

Apple today published its annual meeting of shareholders notice and proxy statement. Filed with the SEC, the document confirms that Apple will hold its annual meeting of shareholders on February 23. The meeting, which is usually held at Steve Jobs Theater, will be held completely virtually this year. Updated with more tidbits at the bottom. Apple […]

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The first OxygenOS 11 Open Beta is ready to download for the OnePlus Nord

With the OnePlus 7/7T OxygenOS 11 update in limbo, it’s the turn of the surprisingly good OnePlus Nord to get some Android love in the form of an Open Beta. The OS upgrade brings a bunch of new features and a refreshed UI to the OnePlus Nord, along with everything that is included within Android […]

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Concept: It’s time for Apple to let apps have multiple instances on iPhone

With iPadOS 13, Apple introduced the ability for apps to have multiple instances. In other words, you can have multiple Safari windows open or multiple notes, for example. It’s an incredibly useful feature and it turned the iPad into a much more powerful computer. We think it would turn the iPhone into a much more […]

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