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Facebook’s Libra is not a Cryptocurrency

counterpunch: In mid-June, Facebook — in cahoots with 28 partners in the financial and tech sectors — announced plans to introduce Libra, a blockchain-based virtual currency.The world’s governments and central banks reacted quickly with calls for investigation and regulation....

Huawei ready for really serious fight against the United States

stuff: At the gleaming new offices of Chinese tech giant Huawei, an employee cafe last week was festooned with an intriguing image: a photo of a bullet-riddled Soviet plane from World War II.A laminated copy of the photo had...

5G finally launches in the UK

theguardian: The future of mobile phones is finally here. You can go out and buy a 5G phone, and if you happen to be in one of the six cities across the UK in which EE’s 5G network is...

A Florida city paid a $600,000 ransom in Bitcoin to hackers that hijacked it’s...

pulse: A Florida city's council voted to pay a ransom of $600,000 in Bitcoin to hackers that targeted its computer systems and the payout is a sign of how unprepared much of the US is to deal with a...

Facebook announces launching it’s forthcoming Cryptocurrency

lawfareblog: On Tuesday, Facebook announced its forthcoming cryptocurrency, Libra. The company says it intends to integrate it into Facebook’s Messenger and WhatsApp products. Although Facebook says it’s created an “independent” subsidiary, Calibra, and purports that the currency itself will...

Bitcoin rises above $9,000 for the first time in 13 months

techspot: What just happened? We know that Bitcoin had been in steady decline following its peak of almost $20,000 in December 2017, but the world’s largest crypto has seen a resurgence in recent times. Now, it’s passed the $9,000...

Madonna said Instagram was designed to make people feel bad

theguardian: Madonna has criticised Instagram, which she says enslaves people into trying to win the approval of others.The intervention from the pop singer, who has almost 14 million followers on the photo-sharing platform, comes amid an increasing focus of...

This is how you can Save and earn money with your smartphone

coolsmartphone: I’ve got a savings account. The other day I took a look at it and was pretty shocked at just how much money wasn’t there. The problem? Here in the UK our interest rates are really low. That’s...

Huawei Cries Out That U.S. Pressure Is Hurting Sales

time: Chinese tech giant Huawei said Tuesday it would have become the world’s number one smartphone maker by year’s end if it were not for “unexpected” circumstances — a hint that pressure from the U.S. may be hurting its...

Facebook to unveil new Portal hardware

theverge: New versions of the Facebook Portal, the social media company’s video-calling smart speaker that launched in November 2018, are coming this fall.Andrew “Boz” Bosworth, Facebook’s vice president of AR/VR, told The Verge’s Casey Newton at Recode’s CodeCon the...

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