What Square’s smashing earnings tell us about consumer bitcoin demand

Today we're talking Square earnings and its bitcoin base, especially in how it relates to the results of other entities that offer bitcoin sales. Shares of Square are up more than 6% today after the American fintech company reported a stagg.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchMay 7th, 2021

IC materials distributors upbeat about sales in 3Q21

Taiwan's semiconductor materials distributors including Topco Scientific, Wah Lee Industrial, Topco Technologies, and Chang Wah Electromaterials are all upbeat about their sales in the third quarter of the year due to strong demand from both foundry.....»»

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Pai’s legacy lives on for now as Biden fails to nominate Democrat to FCC

Biden's failure to fill empty FCC slot has consumer advocates increasingly worried. Enlarge / President Joe Biden joins a CEO Summit on Semiconductor and Supply Chain Resilience via video conference from the Roosevelt Room at the White House on.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Why Quantum Computers Won"t End Up Cracking Bitcoin Wallets

"Within a decade, quantum computers could be powerful enough to break the cryptographic security that protects cell phones, bank accounts, email addresses and — yes — bitcoin wallets," writes CNBC. But fortunately, that would happen only.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is a new action game from Team Ninja

As shown during the Square Enix Presents E3 2021 event, Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is an action game coming to current and last-gen platforms......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster collection bundles the first six games together

Square Enix revealed a remastered Final Fantasy collection at its E3 presentation......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Everything announced at Square Enix’s E3 showcase

Here's every announcement from Square Enix's E3 2021 showcase, including Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Babylon’s Fall is a multiplayer, live service hack n’ slash game

More Babylon's Fall gameplay was revealed at Square Enix's E3, along with multiplayer gameplay and its live-service model......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy puts a superhero spin on Mass Effect

Square Enix unveiled marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy at E3 and it borrows several ideas from Mass Effect......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

E3 2021 Day 2 recap: Microsoft, Square Enix beef up 2021 game release calendar

Here's our ongoing recap of E3 2021, which breaks down the biggest news and trends of the expo......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Is Bitcoin More Traceable Than Cash?

The New York Times argues that this week changed Bitcoin's reputation as "secure, decentralized and anonymous" (adding "Criminals, often operating in hidden reaches of the internet, flocked to Bitcoin to do illicit business without revealing their na.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Global Banking Regulators Call For Toughest Rules For Cryptocurrencies

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Global regulators have said cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin should come with the toughest bank capital rules to avoid putting the wider financial system at risk should their value collapse sudde.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

IMF Sees Legal, Economic Issues With El Salvador Bitcoin Move

The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it has a number of economic and legal concerns regarding the move from El Salvador to make bitcoin a parallel legal tender. Reuters reports: El Salvador has become the first country in the world to ado.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Printing flexible wearable electronics for smart device applications

The demand for flexible wearable electronics has spiked with the dramatic growth of smart devices that can exchange data with other devices over the internet with embedded sensors, software, and other technologies. Researchers consequently have focus.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Bacteria serves tasty solution to global plastic crisis

Researchers have discovered that the common bacteria E. coli can be deployed as a sustainable way to convert post-consumer plastic into vanillin, a new study reveals......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Widespread electrification requires us to rethink battery technology

The global transition to electrification has increased demand for longer-lasting and faster-charging batteries. But battery innovation hasn’t kept pace with society’s ambitions. Moshiel Biton Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Americans Pocketed $4 Billion In Bitcoin Profits In 2020, Analysis Reveals

Americans got richer off bitcoin than any other country last year -- pocketing $4.1 billion in profits as the price of the volatile cryptocurrency soared to $29,000 from under $10,000, according to a new analysis. The New York Post reports: The US wa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Seagate and Western Digital increase HDD production as Chia sends sales skyrocketing

The Chia blockchain uses a "proof of space and time" model instead of "proof of work" (Bitcoin) or "proof of stake" (Etherium 2.0), meaning people can farm the crypto by allocating their unused disk space. It's already led to a 500% increase in Adata.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

World"s biggest meat processor JBS pays $11 million to ransomware gang

The incident took place last week, shutting down abattoirs in the US, Canada, and Australia. The company, which supplies more than a fifth of all beef in the US, said making the massive Bitcoin payment was necessary to protect customers......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Tata Digital to acquire majority stake in online pharmacy 1mg

Tata Digital, the subsidiary of Tata Sons, said on Thursday it is acquiring a majority stake in digital health startup 1mg, the latest in a series of investments as the salt-to-steel Indian conglomerate enters the digital consumer space. The firms di.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

IC analyzers sees booming demand for advanced foundry, packaging

Taiwan-based specialists in semiconductor materials analysis, IC test and verification services will see their sales for the second half of the year driven by continuous R&D on advanced fabrication and packaging processes and third-generation semicon.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021