Kicking and screaming back to the 19th century
The man who handed the internet to the US telcos has exited the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) muttering about the dangers of yellow peril.
At least for 50 seconds
Billionaire Jack Ma’s 50-second video reappearance has done little to resolve Alibaba’s troubled relationship with regulators that is making some investors hesitate about owning the Chinese e-commerce giant’s shares.
Lithium iron phosphate batteries
Range anxiety, the fear of running out of power before being able to recharge an electric vehicle, may be a thing of the past, according to a team of Penn State engineers who are looking at lithium ion phosphate batteries that have a range of 250 miles with the ability to charge in 10 minutes.
$9.4 million in fines
A four-year antitrust investigation into PC games geo-blocking in the European Union by distribution platform Valve and five games publishers has led to fines totalling $9.4 million after the Commission confirmed today that the bloc's rules had been breached.
5nm in the second quarter
TSMC is to start making Intel's Core i3 on its 5nm process in 2H21 according to beancounters at TrendForce.
Competition too much
After losing around $4.5 billion over the past five years, LG is considering exiting the smartphone market in 2021.
Launches gaming division
Opera has acquired YoYo Games, a British game development platform best known for GameMaker Studio 2, and is launching its Opera Gaming division.
Nothing is free
It costs $25 million Daily in electricity to process Bitcoin transactions according to data presented by Trading Platforms.
“Deal with the dark forces”
The European Union is leaning on President-elect Joe Biden to stand up to Big Tech and regulate them to stop the “dark forces” of hate speech online.