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  • Bitcoin ETFs Reach New Heights as US Approves Spot Products

    Bitcoin ETFs Reach New Heights as US Approves Spot Products

    The crypto market witnessed a historic moment on Jan. 10, 2024, when the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved 11 new spot Bitcoin ETFs, allowing investors to gain direct exposure to the leading cryptocurrency. This development marks a significant shift from the previous norm, where ETFs were limited to holding Bitcoin futures contracts, which…

  • AT&T to Compensate Users for Network Outage with $5 Credit

    AT&T to Compensate Users for Network Outage with $5 Credit

    AT&T, one of the largest wireless carriers in the U.S., has announced that it will offer a $5 credit to customers who were affected by a nationwide network outage last week. The outage, which lasted for several hours on Thursday, left many users without cellphone service and unable to make calls, send texts, or access…

  • How Sustainable Lithium Production Can Power the Green Energy Transition?

    How Sustainable Lithium Production Can Power the Green Energy Transition?

    Lithium is a key element for the development of clean energy solutions, especially for electric vehicles and renewable energy storage systems. However, the conventional methods of lithium extraction and processing have significant environmental and social impacts, such as water consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, and human rights violations. To address these challenges, innovators and researchers are…

  • Amazon Shatters NFL Streaming Record with $120M Playoff Deal

    Amazon Shatters NFL Streaming Record with $120M Playoff Deal

    Amazon’s Prime Video has secured the exclusive rights to stream one NFL playoff game in 2025, setting a new benchmark for the value of digital sports broadcasting. Prime Video’s Historic Agreement with the NFL According to sources from Front Office Sports, Prime Video will pay the NFL an estimated $120 million for the rights to…

  • Pyth Network Brings Bitcoin ETF Data to DeFi Protocols

    Pyth Network Brings Bitcoin ETF Data to DeFi Protocols

    Pyth Network, a platform that provides real-time market data for blockchain applications, has announced the launch of price feeds for 13 Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on Feb. 20, 2024. This means that developers building decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols can now access accurate and up-to-date price data for Bitcoin ETFs, which are regulated investment products that…

  • Navalny’s death sparks outrage and protests in Russia and abroad

    Navalny’s death sparks outrage and protests in Russia and abroad

    The death of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny has triggered a wave of condemnation and demonstrations in Russia and around the world. Navalny, who was a vocal critic of President Vladimir Putin and exposed corruption in the Kremlin, died in prison on Friday after losing consciousness. His supporters and Western leaders have blamed Putin’s regime…

  • How Tech Dominance Makes the S&P 500 Hard to Beat?

    How Tech Dominance Makes the S&P 500 Hard to Beat?

    The S&P 500 index is widely regarded as the benchmark for the US stock market. However, many investors may not realize how much the index is influenced by the technology sector. According to a recent analysis, the true tech weighting of the S&P 500 is over 40%, making it difficult for other sectors and active…

  • How to Stop the Flood of Junk Mail from Online Shopping?

    Online shopping is convenient and easy, but it can also lead to a lot of unwanted mail and catalogs from companies you have never heard of. How do they get your details, and how can you stop them? The data-broking business When you buy something online, you may not realize that you are also giving…

  • High-speed chase of stolen truck ends in crash in L.A. County

    High-speed chase of stolen truck ends in crash in L.A. County

    A driver in a stolen pickup truck led authorities on a wild pursuit that spanned multiple freeways and surface streets in Los Angeles County on Friday night. The chase ended when the suspect crashed into a drainage canal and fled on foot. The suspect live-streamed the pursuit The pursuit began around 9 p.m. in the…

  • Supermicro Stock Soars on AI Demand – Is It Still a Good Buy?

    Supermicro Stock Soars on AI Demand – Is It Still a Good Buy?

    Supermicro (NASDAQ: SMCI), a leading provider of rack servers and storage solutions, saw its stock price surge by 11.3% on Wednesday, following a bullish note from Barclays analysts. The analysts raised their one-year price target from $691 to $961, citing strong demand for artificial intelligence (AI) applications that require high-performance computing. Supermicro has been one…