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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

EV manufacturing drives demand for machine tools, robots

According to Japan Machine Tool Builders' Association (JMTBA), machine tool orders from China have been increasing for 16 consecutive months and grew 24.5% on-year in October......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Industry watch: Value matters more than price

In the past, the survival model of the ICT industry was relatively simple: As long as enterprises managed to become members the Apple or "Samsung supply chain, they could secure lucrative business. Under the US-China trade war of today's world, where.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

The Biggest Makerspace in a Town of 10,000 or Less

FabLab ICC is located at Independence Community College in Independence, Kansas. It’s a small town of less than 10,000 people in southeast Kansas. Yet for a town of that size, FabLab ICC with 15,000 sq.ft. of space is large. Jim Correll is the.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2021

China"s New Privacy Law Leaves US Behind

While China's sweeping new data privacy laws have left tech companies confused about how to comply, they also put the U.S. even further behind in the global race to set digital standards. From a report: China enacted its Personal Information Privacy.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2021

China"s new family planning policy comes from old playbook

China's universal three-child policy was passed into law this past August to boost the country's birth rate, after a two-child limit—implemented more than five years ago—failed to do so......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2021

Study proposes a two-step plan to combat China"s waning agricultural exports

For the past 17 years, China has imported more agricultural products than it has exported. Finding ways to improve the export competitiveness of its agricultural products has been a pressing challenge for China since it joined the World Trade Organiz.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2021

ICT opportunities in automotive electronics: Q&A with Inventec chairman Tom Cho

The arrival of the electric vehicle (EV) age has brought with it new opportunities for Taiwan's ICT industry, resetting the race between Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn) and Taiwan's five biggest electronics companies. Tom Cho, chairman of Invent.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2021

Cloud kitchen popularity growing fast

Cloud kitchens have seen popularity grow fast in the Asia-Pacific amid the pandemic. Since 2020, the Asia Pacific region has gained the highest market share in the cloud kitchen sector, according to Reportlinker. Agri-food tech firms from China, Indi.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2021

Double 11 sees better than expected TV sales

During this year's Double 11 online shopping festival initiated by Alibaba, China saw better-than-expected TV sales at 4.224 million units for CNY11.66 billion (US$1.83 billion), respectively increasing 10.7% and 17.0% on year, according to China-bas.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2021

Lenovo Australia"s Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2021 deals are now live!

Don’t miss out on Lenovo's biggest sale of the year, with up to 48% off selected PCs......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2021

Magellanic Stream arcing over Milky Way may be five times closer than previously thought

Our galaxy is not alone. Swirling around the Milky Way are several smaller, dwarf galaxies—the biggest of which are the Small and Large Magellanic Clouds, visible in the night sky of the Southern Hemisphere......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2021

China"s Exiled Crypto Machines Fuel Global Mining Boom

China's ban on cryptocurrency mining in May triggered an exodus of miners and a global race to relocate millions of the clunky, power intensive machines they use to solve complex puzzles and earn bitcoin. From a report: Fourteen of the biggest crypto.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2021

Astra becomes the fastest rocket company to reach orbit

"I think that this flight really does prove out the approach we've taken." Enlarge / LV0007 leaves the ground on Nov. 20, 2021. (credit: Astra) Astra never sought to build the best rocket, the biggest rocket, or the safest roc.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2021

He took charge of Amazon"s biggest moneymaker. Now he faces a new set of challenges

When Jeff Bezos decided to give up his role as Amazon's chief executive earlier this year, it prompted the company to name not one but two new CEOs. The first, Andy Jassy, replaced Bezos as CEO of Amazon's sprawling business. The second, Adam Selipsk.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2021

El Salvador reveals plans to build Bitcoin city

El Salvador president Nayib Bukele unveiled plans to build the "Bitcoin City" along the Gulf of Fonseca, between La Unión and Conchagua. Speaking at a promotional Bitcoin event in the coastal town of Mizata late on Saturday, Bukele said it would inc.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2021

China fines Alibaba, Tencent and Baidu for more antitrust violations

China is bringing the regulatory hammer down yet again on some of the country's largest tech firms......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2021

Industry watch: Maximize your strength by vertical integration

India is the world's fifth-largest automotive market, with annual sales of 2.71 million cars, and it is even the biggest market for motorcycles. In a few years, India's population will outpace China's. How can we redefine and understand the character.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2021

Review: Reimagined Cowboy Bebop largely preserves beloved elements of original

The biggest drawbacks are choppy fight choreography and (alas) no Radical Ed. John Cho is perfection as bounty hunter Spike Spiegel. [credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2021

El Salvador Plans "Bitcoin City" Powered by a Volcano, Financed by Bitcoin Bonds

"In a rock concert-like atmosphere, El Salvador President Nayib Bukele announced that his government will build an oceanside 'Bitcoin City' at the base of a volcano..." reports the Associated Press. "A bond offering would happen in 2022 entirely in.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 21st, 2021

El Salvador plans first "Bitcoin City", backed by bitcoin bonds

El Salvador plans to build the world's first "Bitcoin City", funded initially by bitcoin-backed bonds, President Nayib Bukele said on Saturday, doubling down on his bet to harness the crypto currency to fuel investment in the Central American country.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsNov 21st, 2021