Tags : Tech

Bitcoin

Four tech firms have bought 66% of all Bitcoin mined

Four technology giants from around the world have been quick to jump on the Bitcoin bandwagon. And they are likely enjoying the multifold gains. Bitcoin frenzy Three firms from the US and one firm from China have brought over 66% of all new BTC mined in the past six months, figures show. Business analytics software […]Read More

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Drops Alongside Tech Stocks as Bond Yields Rise

Bitcoin fell sharply on Monday and continued declining into the early Tuesday session as traders feared its excessive valuations after a 100 percent rise this year. The benchmark cryptocurrency lost more than $8,000, or 13.91 percent, to trade below $50,000. At its week-to-date low, it was changing hands for as much as $46,700. Bitcoin’s closest […]Read More

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Why crypto might grow like the early 2000s tech stocks:

Developed by research company Gartner to represent the adoption of new media, hype cycles have been used since the 1990s to quantify and predict the performance of groundbreaking new technologies. With the Gartner Hype Cycle perfectly describing the ups and downs the dot-com boom saw in the early 2000s, many have wondered whether applying the […]Read More

Blockchain

Dogecoin’s Surging Price Resurrects Its Tech Development

Well, Dogecoin still is a meme – just a more expensive meme. And as the price rises from the depths, Dogecoin’s historically scattered development is rising with it. Take Dogecoin lead maintainer, Ross Nicoll, for example. His last commitment on Github came in October of 2019, but in the past two weeks he’s taken on […]Read More

Blockchain

Senate Bill Re-Introduces Suspicious Activity Reports for Tech

Another challenge to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which protects tech platforms from being liable for various forms of content posted on them, has re-emerged, with bipartisan support. It takes a page from the Banking Secrecy Act (BSA) but, rather than filing Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs), the bill would force tech companies to […]Read More

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Facial Recognition Tech May Be Being Used Against Russian Protestors

As massive protests sweep across the nation, activists fear Russia has been deploying facial recognition technology to clamp down on dissent.  Following nationwide protest rallies on Jan. 31, several people reported on social media they were detained by the police after subway and street surveillance cameras recognized them as protesters. Countries all over the world […]Read More

Market

Wall Street, Big Tech Clamp Down on GameStop-Style Pumps; Biden

Wall Street wants to stop stocks from trading like cryptocurrencies. An active Reddit-based trading community is causing more equities to behave like characteristically volatile cryptocurrencies amid an ongoing campaign of monstrous short squeezes. In response to abnormal market behavior, brokers and other financial service providers are threatening to cut off trading access to “limit risk.” […]Read More