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City firm Ruffer banks $750m profit from Bitcoin bet

Wild price swings have been a hallmark of the cryptocoin, which soared to record highs at the start of the year, as the above chart shows. Today its sterling price stands at around £25,000 a coin, double the price in the middle of November last year when Ruffer staked its bet. The first Bitcoin craze came […]

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India’s bitcoin, cryptocurrency investors relieved after budget — Quartz India

India’s finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman completely ignored cryptocurrencies in her almost two-hour-long budget speech yesterday (Feb. 1). But instead of feeling left out, the country’s digital currency ecosystem is breathing a sigh of relief. The sense of respite comes because the Indian government is currently mulling a ban on cryptocurrencies, which some were anticipating might […]

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Apple Shares Updated App Store Review Guidelines for App Tracking Transparency

Apple today published new App Store guideline updates for developers, tweaking many existing guidelines and adding a new rule pertaining to the App Tracking Transparency requirement in iOS 14.5. The new 5.1.2(i) rule related to App Tracking Transparency requires developers to ask for explicit permission before tracking user activity, something that Apple has been planning […]

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Microsoft to add new voice command, video and other features to Office mobile apps

Credit: Microsoft Microsoft outlined on February 1 a number of new features coming to its Office mobile apps on iOS and Android in the coming weeks and months. It will be delivering some of its promised “conversational AI” technology in Cortana starting with iOS; new ways for users to create short videos using Microsoft Lens; and […]

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I think the silver event is even bigger than bitcoin rallying up: Chief Market Strategist

Phil Streible Blue Line Futures Chief Market Strategist joins the Yahoo Finance Live panel with the Silver outlook as prices jump more than 10% as Reddit traders try their squeeze play with the metal. Video Transcript ZACK GUZMAN: Welcome back. From GameStop to what looks like potentially silver, we are seeing at least some part– […]

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Apple warns against putting an iPhone 12 too close to your pacemaker

You probably don’t need someone to tell you that magnets and life-saving medical devices don’t mix, but Apple wants to make that patently clear. MacRumors has learned that Apple recently updated a support document to warn against keeping the iPhone 12 and MagSafe accessories too close to pacemakers, defibrillators and other implants that might respond […]

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CryptoQuant CEO says Coinbase Bitcoin outflows are a ‘bullish signal’

Recent Bitcoin (BTC) outflows from Coinbase are reminiscent of the “proof-of-keysâ€� days and could be a sign of a bullish future, according to CryptoQuant CEO Ki Young Ju. Data from the cryptocurrency analysis firm shows that more than 15,200 BTC, currently worth over $515 million, were withdrawn from Coinbase on Jan. 31. BTC outflows from […]

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Kuo: ‘Apple Car’ to use Hyundai’s E-GMP platform, GM and PSA partnerships possible

Noted TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo weighed in on “Apple Car” on Monday, saying Apple will work in close cooperation with Hyundai on an initial model that could lead to new vehicles built in association with General Motors and European manufacturer PSA.
In a note to investors, Kuo corroborated recent reports of a potential partnership […]

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22.3 million Bitcoin addresses were active during January

January was a record month for Bitcoin’s price and network activity, with more than 22.3 million unique addresses actively sending or receiving BTC over 31 days. The milestone was spotted by crypto market data aggregator Glassnode, who tweeted that January had seen the highest monthly number of unique active addresses in Bitcoin’s history: #Bitcoin network […]

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Apple Beats Flex are on sale for the lowest price ever: $40 (save 20%)

Apple’s Beats Flex don’t just work with iPhones. David Carnoy/CNET Apple’s Beats Flex is basically a 2.0 version of the popular BeatsX, but for half the price. And now it’s even less: For a limited time, and while supplies last, Amazon has the Beats Flex wireless earphones for $40 — the lowest price to date. […]

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