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PayPal In Talks To Buy Crypto Custody Firm Curv, Reports Say

PayPal is said to be in the process of buying Curv, a technology firm that powers the secure storage of cryptocurrency, news outlet CoinDesk reported Tuesday, citing three sources familiar with the situation. From the report: Israeli news outlet Calc.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 2nd, 2021

Vietnam expanding local industrial parks

The Vietnamese government approved many industrial park expansion projects in 13 of its provinces in the first quarter of 2021 in a bid to accommodate growing investments, according to media reports from Vietnam......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News7 min. ago

China LFP battery makers not hiking prices despite rising material cost

China-based LFP (lithium iron phosphate) battery makers, despite increases in material cost, are willing to maintain quotes at current levels by absorbing such increases themselves, according to China-based media reports......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News7 min. ago

Dogecoin Price Surpasses 10 Cents To Reach An All-Time High

Dogecoin, the virtual currency that originally started as an internet meme more than seven years ago, has surged more than 85% in the last 24 hours and is trading at $0.13. Its market cap is now over $17 billion. CNN reports: The currency has soared.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 39 min. ago

Crypto firm Coinbase valued at more than oil giant BP

Coinbase, which runs a leading trading platform for Bitcoin, hit nearly $100bn in its stock market listing, before slipping......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News8 hr. 39 min. ago

Respiratory Study Launches To Discover How Apple Watch Can Predict COVID-19

Researchers at the University of Washington have partnered with Apple to study how Apple Watch may be used to predict illnesses such as coronavirus, or flu. Apple Insider reports: "The goal of the study is to see if the information collected by the A.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 7 min. ago

Crypto"s near-term success could hinge on Coinbase"s public listing

Nasdaq set a reference price of $250 per share on Tuesday, resulting in a projected valuation of $49.8 billion for Coinbase. Because this is a direct listing and not a traditional initial public offering, however, the $250 figure isn’t an offering.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 38 min. ago

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G review: Buy this phone

Want a great Samsung phone but not a $1,000-plus bill? This is it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 39 min. ago

22 last-minute gifts for last-minute travelers (or maybe for your wishlist)

Still need to buy a gift? If you have travelers on your wish list, then we have the list for you. From headphones to portable batteries and bags, we have the 22 best gifts for travelers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 39 min. ago

Zeta in talks with SoftBank to raise at over $1 billion valuation

Banking tech startup Zeta is inching closer to the much sought-after unicorn status as it talks to investors to finalize a new round, sources familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. SoftBank Vision Fund 2 is in talks to lead a ~$250 million Series.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 39 min. ago

Coinbase opens at $381 per share, valuing the crypto exchange at nearly $100B

Coinbase opens at $381 per share, valuing the crypto exchange at nearly $100B.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 6 min. ago

China"s environmental data: The world"s biggest polluter in numbers

US envoy John Kerry will visit China this week for climate change talks—the first official trip under the Biden administration—in a trip Washington hopes will put aside diplomatic spats and focus on joint environment challenges......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 6 min. ago

UAE to send rover to the Moon in 2022

Lunar exploration firm iSpace said Wednesday it will transport a United Arab Emirates unmanned rover to the Moon next year, as the Gulf state seeks to expand its space sector......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 6 min. ago

United wants passengers to donate money to sustainable jet fuel. Is it better than carbon offsets for saving the planet?

United Airlines is giving customers who want to reduce the environmental impact of their travel a way to buy sustainable jet fuel that releases fewer emissions than traditional jet fuel......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 6 min. ago

Pale Blue Dot aims to be Europe’s premier early-stage climate investor and has $100 million to prove it

When Hampus Jakobsson, Heidi Lindvall, and Joel Larsson, all well-known players in the European venture ecosystem, began talking about their new firm Pale Blue Dot, they began by looking at the problems with venture capital. For the three entrepreneu.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 39 min. ago

Upstack raises $50M for its platform and advisory to help businesses plan and buy for digital transformation

Digital transformation has been one of the biggest catchphrases of the past year, with many an organization forced to reckon with aging IT, a lack of digital strategy, or simply the challenges of growth after being faced with newly-remote workforces,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 39 min. ago

A quick peek inside Fontinalis, one of Detroit’s best-known young venture firms

Fontinalis, the 12-year-old, Detroit-based early stage venture firm, is known for being among the very first investing outfits to focus squarely on mobility as an overarching theme. It wasn’t a surprising mandate, given that the outfit’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 39 min. ago

Virgin Media and O2 "blockbuster" merger provisionally approved

The deal will make the telecoms firm a "powerful" rival to BT, according to analysts......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News18 hr. 39 min. ago

FCC Urges Americans To Run Internet Speed App To Counter Broadband Data Fudging

The FCC is encouraging netizens to use its internet speed mobile app in an effort to finally get accurate broadband data across the United States. The Register reports: In an announcement on Monday, the telecoms regulator noted that "the app provides.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

School Custodian Refuses To Download Phone App That Monitors Location, Says It Got Her Fired

Michelle Dionne, a former employee at a cleaning company in Darwell, Alberta, says she was fired for refusing to download an app that would check her location and ensure she was working her scheduled hours. CBC.ca reports: Dionne says she was thrille.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Global PC Market Swells by 55% in Q1 2021 To 82.7 Million

The latest data from research firm Canalys shows continued strength in the worldwide PC market in the first quarter of 2021, with shipments of desktops and notebooks, including workstations, up 55% year on year. From the report: Though this growth ra.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021