Day: January 24, 2021

Acting FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel could save net neutrality

President Joe Biden has appointed Jessica Rosenworcel as the acting chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission, making her the temporary chief of the agency and a frontrunner to be the full-time replacement. Here’s what you need to know about the new FCC head.
On Thursday, President Biden named Rosenworcel as his choice for an […]

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Why Did Bill Miller and His Son Buy MicroStrategy Debt? It’s the Bitcoin

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RPT-Global chip shortage hits China’s bitcoin mining sector

(Repeats Friday story with no change to text) By Samuel Shen and Alun John SHANGHAI/HONG KONG, Jan 22 (Reuters) – A global chip shortage is choking the production of machines used to “mine” bitcoin, a sector dominated by China, sending prices of the computer equipment soaring as a surge in the cryptocurrency drives demand. The […]

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Apple have found a novel use case for a folding phone – better panoramas

We have heard earlier that Apple is hard at work on a folding iPhone which may be released in 2022. The company is however well known for not just developing a technology, but also offering their buyers multiple reasons why they should buy their version over everyone else’s. A new patent suggests one of the […]

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FCC filing reveals HomeKit-enabled Eve Weather with Thread support

Eve is preparing to launch a weather-monitoring device with HomeKit support, FCC filings reveal, one which will include support for Thread, a connectivity option built into the HomePod mini.
FCC filings published on Thursday revealed an unreleased device called Eve Weather, a device designed to monitor the environment and to provide data on various […]

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Facebook and Amazon Boosted Lobbying Spending in 2020

WASHINGTON—Big technology companies are bracing for a new administration and new scrutiny of their businesses with a time-tested strategy: opening their pocketbooks. Facebook Inc. and Amazon . com Inc. topped all other U.S. companies in federal lobbying expenditures last year, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of the most recent disclosures. It was the […]

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Sony may resurrect the Xperia Compact line for small phone fans

Did you see the iPhone 12 mini and wish there were an Android equivalent to that small-yet-mighty design? You might get your wish. Well-known tipster OnLeaks has shared what he says are images and early details of the Xperia Compact, Sony’s revival of a small phone line it dropped after 2018’s XZ2 Compact. The device […]

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Bitcoin Faces Further Losses Before Rally Restarts, Say Analysts

Bitcoin’s shorter-term price woes are likely not over yet, analysts say, with one predicting a further decline to $26,000. The cryptocurrency fell by 13% on Thursday in a spot market sell-off, hitting a low of $28,845 earlier on Friday, the lowest level since Jan. 4. In the hours since, the cryptocurrency has regained some poise […]

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Governments Will Not Allow Bitcoin on a Big Scale and They Will Win – Regulation Bitcoin News

Harvard Professor of Economics and former Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kenneth Rogoff believes that governments will not allow bitcoin to flourish on a large scale. “The regulation will come in. The government will win,” he said. The professor also discussed the likelihood of a bitcoin bubble. Harvard Professor Warns of Strict […]

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