Month: November 2020

The iPhone 12 mini will charge slower than other models over MagSafe

Chris Velazco/Engadget The iPhone 12 mini will charge about 20 percent slower than its larger siblings with the MagSafe Charger. According to a support document (via MacRumors), the charger is limited to peak power delivery of 12W for that handset, compared with 15W for the rest of the iPhone 12 lineup. You’ll need a USB-C …

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Corporate giants may not follow MicroStrategy’s Bitcoin adoption play, Raoul Pal explains

Earlier this year, business intelligence giant MicroStrategy put $425 million of its treasury funds into Bitcoin (BTC). The move was largely seen as a big step in the right direction for mainstream Bitcoin adoption. MicroStrategy, with its CEO and founder Michael Saylor, a Bitcoin skeptic-turned bull, may not usher in massive corporate adoption for crypto’s …

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Paypal Begins Crypto Service: CEO Reveals Increased Limits, Expansion Plans, Venmo Rollout

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/387425″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/bitcoin-wallet-banner.png” alt width=”728″ height=”90″></a></div><strong>Payments giant Paypal has revealed more details of its new cryptocurrency service. The company is currently rolling out crypto functionality to U.S. customers, after which it will launch the service internationally and on the Venmo platform.</strong> Paypal’s CEO …

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Viveport is Giving Developers 100% of Their App’s Revenue Through the End of 2020

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–><a href=”https://www.viveport.com/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Viveport</a>, HTC’s storefront for SteamVR-compatible headsets, is again celebrating the holidays by giving developers 100 percent of revenue for the rest of the year. The company says in a blog post that it’s aimed at both new and existing app developers on the platform, with …

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Alameda Research Invests $3M in 3Commas Crypto Trading Platform

Sam Bankman-Fried’s Alameda Research has invested $3 million in trading platform 3Commas. “We had offers from other bigger names in the space as well,” founder and CEO Yuriy Sorokin told CoinDesk in an interview, “but I love Sam because he talks straight to the point compared to these other Western negotiators.” Sorokin’s platform launched three …

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The 2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country: How to ruin a station wagon

The Volvo V60 Cross Country is a station wagon for people who want to be able to drive places where SUVs go, but don’t want the extra body height. Jonathan Gitlin The regular V60 is one of the most handsome cars on the road, but does it still work wearing platform shoes? Jonathan Gitlin But …

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Coinbase, Gemini and others join forces to combat human trafficking

Cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase, Paxful, Gemini and BitFinex have all joined the Anti-Human Trafficking Cryptocurrency Consortium, or ATCC. Launched in April 2020 by the Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative, the consortium is a nonprofit focused on intelligence sharing, best practices and the development of tools to fight trafficking. The ATCC brings together crypto exchanges, blockchain intelligence firms …

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T-Mobile TVision hands-on: the basics but not much else

T-Mobile has officially launched TVision, a new live TV streaming service that the company promises will shock the cable TV industry in the same way that T-Mobile’s aggressive plans and “Uncarrier” moves helped to push the cellular industry forward. As it did with mobile, T-Mobile is trumpeting the service’s relatively cheap pricing (although it remains …

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