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US Overtakes China as Biggest Bitcoin Mining Hub After Beijing Ban

The US overtook China as the world's biggest source of bitcoin mining two months after Beijing banned crypto mining this year, new data have revealed. From a report: China's share of the global hashrate -- the computational power required to create b.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotOct 13th, 2021

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 News10 hr. 11 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 News11 hr. 11 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 News12 hr. 11 min. ago

You only live once: Epidemiologists analyze health risks in all the James Bond films

Biggest risk might be to Bond's sexual partners: 27.1% them died shortly after sex. Enlarge / Epidemiologists analyzed all 25 James Bond films to assess 007's health risks while traveling around the world. (credit: Aurich Lawson | Gett.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 43 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. 43 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 News22 hr. 11 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

Biggest Tech Companies Now Building the Biggest Data Pipes

Old-fashioned telecommunication carriers are falling behind in the global bandwidth race as global giants of content and cloud computing are building their own global networks. Facebook has commissioned electronics and IT giant NEC Corporation to bui.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Tech Salaries Jump in San Diego, Plunge in Dallas

Globally, tech salaries climbed an average of 6.2 percent to US $138,000, with the San Diego area clocking the biggest jump, at 9.1 percent to US $144,000. The San Francisco Bay area registered a slight decline, though average salaries there still to.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated 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

MacOS Monterey officially launches, but its biggest features have been delayed

MacOS Monterey, the latest version of Apple’s Mac operating system, has finally gone live. Sadly, though, it’s missing two of its most exciting features......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

The underestimated impact of vapor pressure deficit on terrestrial carbon cycle

This study is led by Dr. Bin He (College of Global Change and Earth System Science, Beijing Normal University) and Dr. Wenping Yuan (School of Atmospheric Sciences, Sun Yat-sen University). Terrestrial ecosystem, as a major carbon sink, plays an impo.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Tomb Raider Turns 25 Today – Celebrate A Gaming Icon And One Of PlayStation’s Biggest Franchises

Tomb Raider celebrates its 25th anniversary today, with Lara Croft's first adventure debuting for the Sega Saturn and soon after, PSOne. The post Tomb Raider Turns 25 Today – Celebrate A Gaming Icon And One Of PlayStation’s Biggest Franch.....»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated 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

Astrophysicists reveal largest-ever suite of universe simulations

Collectively clocking in at nearly 60 trillion particles, a newly released set of cosmological simulations is by far the biggest ever produced......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated 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

The Facebook Papers may be the biggest crisis in the company"s history

Facebook has confronted whistleblowers, PR firestorms and Congressional inquiries in recent years. But now it faces a combination of all three at once in what could be the most intense and wide-ranging crisis in the company's 17-year history......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated 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