Day: January 13, 2021

Bitcoin and its ‘funny business’ should be regulated globally, says European Central Bank chief

The head of the European Central Bank called for the global regulation of bitcoin on Wednesday, saying that multilateral action was needed to stop “funny business” and money laundering. Christine Lagarde, speaking at the Reuters Next conference on Wednesday, said that bitcoin “has conducted some funny business and some interesting and totally reprehensible money laundering […]

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These DeFi Tokens Have Double-Digit Gains as Bitcoin’s Growth Tapers

As the recent price rally in bitcoin and ether cools down, investors and traders are taking a closer look at alternative tokens (“altcoins”), particularly those from the decentralized finance (DeFi) subsector. Multiple DeFi tokens this week saw double-digit gains, including 0x (ZRX), aave (AAVE), and maker (MKR). Prices for 0x were at $0.52 at the […]

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Qualcomm will acquire chip company founded by Apple execs for $1.4 billion

Enlarge / A splash image for Nuvia from the company’s blog. Chipmaker Qualcomm announced a major acquisition today: it will buy Santa Clara-based silicon company Nuvia for $1.4 billion. Qualcomm intends to use Nuvia’s technology in future chip designs for a wide range of devices, from phones to cars. Nuvia was founded in 2019 by […]

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Bitcoin in Race for Adoption Before Central Banks Launch Digital Currencies: Australia’s Macquarie

Benzinga Here’s What it Took to Help My Millennial Colleague Plan Her Million-Dollar Nest Egg I’m a nosy person, so I elbowed my millennial colleague, Jessa, in the next cube over, and asked her, “Pssst… How much do you save for retirement per year?”Instead of ignoring me, she furtively Slacked me all of her financial […]

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Amazon Academy announced for India as part of education push

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos with Amazon India Chief Amit Agarwal during the Amazon’s annual Smbhav event at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, on January 16, 2020 in New Delhi, India. Pradeep Gaur/Mint via Getty Images Amazon is pushing deeper into education with a new learning platform that’s designed to help students in India get into prestigious […]

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Apple issues second developer betas for iOS 14.4, iPadOS 14.4, tvOS 14.4, and watchOS 7.3 [u]

Apple is now on its second round of developer betas, providing testers with new builds of iOS 14.4, iPadOS 14.4, tvOS 14.4, and watchOS 7.3.
Downloads for the new betas are provided via the Apple Developer Center for developers enrolled into the test program, with hardware already running a beta operating system able to perform […]

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You can now charge Paris metro cards using your iPhone

It’s now possible to use an iPhone to charge Paris metro cards with both single journey tickets and daily, weekly, and monthly passes. You touch your Navigo card to your iPhone to authorize payment via Apple Pay, using the app to select the ticket or pass you want. The feature was expected to launch next, […]

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