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Bitcoin outlawed in China as country bans all cryptocurrency transactions

Move comes as government seeks to limit fallout of looming real estate collapse. Enlarge / China has cracked down on bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in a bid to limit capital outflows. (credit: Nuthawut Somsuk/iStock Editorial) China‚Äôs cr.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaSep 24th, 2021

Indonesia seeks partnerships with Foxconn and Gogoro

Although there have not been clear signs that Foxconn has decided to build EVs in Indonesia, the determination of the country to build a sound ecosystem for e-mobility is fully demonstrated by a recent visit by a high-level official to Taipei seeking.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News18 min. ago

FCC revokes China Telecom"s authority to operate in the US, cites national security concerns

As the name implies, China Telecom is a Chinese firm and a state-owned one at that. The FCC conducted an investigation (with the assistance of Executive Branch agencies) into the company's operations and determined that, despite its protests, China T.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News7 hr. 45 min. ago

TikTok Tells US Lawmakers It Does Not Give Info To China

During the company's first appearance at a U.S. congressional hearing, TikTok executive Michael Beckerman said it does not give information to the Chinese government and has sought to safeguard U.S. data. Reuters reports: Michael Beckerman, TikTok's.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 45 min. ago

FCC kicks China Telecom Americas out of US, cites Chinese government control

China Telecom Americas ordered to stop providing service in US within 60 days. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | MicroStockHub) The Federal Communications Commission today voted to block China Telecom Americas from the US market.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 45 min. ago

Bitcoin is largely controlled by a small group of investors and miners, study finds

It can be difficult to differentiate individual owners from larger groups and exchanges that hold currency for many users, but the NBER was able to skirt this challenge by using a specific data collection method capable of making the distinction. Wha.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News11 hr. 45 min. ago

Researchers develop recursively embedded atom neural network model

In a recent study published in Physical Review Letters, a research team led by Prof. Jiang Bin from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences proposed a recursively embedded atom neural network (REANN) mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 17 min. ago

China To Cut Fossil Fuel Use To Below 20% By 2060

China is targeting a clean energy goal of reducing fossil fuel use to below 20% by 2060, according to an official plan published by state media. The Guardian reports: The cabinet document, released on Sunday, follows a pledge by President Xi Jinping.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 45 min. ago

China Locks Down Thousands in North to Contain Growing Outbreak

China locked down a county that has seen the most Covid-19 cases in the nation's latest delta outbreak, as an initial flareup in the northwest quickly spirals into a nationwide surge. From a report: Ejin, a county in China's Inner Mongolia region, as.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Will Apple be the last US tech giant left in China?

As Microsoft closes down the main version of LinkedIn, Apple looks more alone in China than ever......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Digicel Pacific: Australia"s Telstra buys Pacific firm "to block China"

The government and telecoms giant Telstra purchase Digicel Pacific in a joint venture......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Mastercard To Allow Banks To Offer Crypto Credit and Debit Cards

Mastercard is making it easier for banks to offer cryptocurrency rewards on their credit and debit cards as part of the payment network's recent embrace of digital currencies. From a report: To pull it off, Mastercard has inked a deal with Bakkt, the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Nvidia"s top-of-the-line CMP cryptomining GPU is now available for $4,300

The Nvidia CMP 170HX is the flagship GPU in the company's "Cryptocurrency Mining Processor" series. As spotted in Tom's Hardware, the card has gone up for sale at Vipera, a retailer in Dubai. The store claims to have 238 units in stock for a price of.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

The US and China must find a way to cooperate at COP26 and beyond. Otherwise, global climate action is impossible

A week out from the COP26 climate negotiations in Glasgow, all eyes are on two nations: China and the United States. Together, the superpowers are responsible for more than 40% of global carbon emissions. US-China relations have been fractious in rec.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

China makers actively investing in mini/microLED

China-based panel maker BOE Technology in 2020 established a business unit for developing and producing miniLED fine-pitch displays and microLED displays, while LED chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics has made plans to raise funds of up to CNY7.9 billio.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Highlights of the day: India"s EV challenge

Electric vehicles have strong potential in the Indian market. But not everyone in the South Asian country is convinced that a market where about 22 out of 1,000 people own a vehicle is ready for the EV revolution yet, according to DIGITIMES' correspo.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

The Dirty Secret Behind China"s Rising Emission Levels: Pollution from State-Run Companies

"The world's top five polluters were responsible for 60% of global emissions in 2019," reports Bloomberg — but China alone "generated about the same amount of CO2 as the next four countries combined." That's despite having a smaller population.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Indian startups offer electric car conversion to spur EV revolution

The Indian government expects massive adoption of electric vehicles in the country over the next decade. According to NITI Aayog, the country's top think tank, EV sales penetration could reach 70% for commercial cars, 30% for private cars, 40% for bu.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Digital Nomad Communities Want to Build the Infrastructure for an Internet Country

It's estimated there are 10.9 million digital nomads just in the U.S. — and two digital nomads writing for The Next Web point out they're just part of a larger trend. "As of 2021, there are over 35 million digital nomads Are they also about t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 24th, 2021

Trump"s Truth App Bans Criticism of Itself - and Also "Excessive Use of Capital Letters"

Time magazine spotted three things in the terms of service for former U.S. president Trump's "Truth Social" site: - Despite advertising itself as a platform that will "give a voice to all," according to a press release, TRUTH Social's terms of servi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 24th, 2021

Disruptions to schooling fall hardest on vulnerable students

Even as schools have returned in full swing across the country, complications wrought by the pandemic persist, often falling hardest on those least able to weather them: families without transportation, people with limited income or other financial h.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 24th, 2021