Apple Arcade was my joyous, surprising savior from self-isolation bedroom boredom

Apple Arcade had long been rumored ahead of its launch, and while its subscription model was no surprise, its direction was – it landed with around 100 mobile-exclusive titles for a small monthly fee, free of ads, in-app purchases and bursting with creativity. I was intrigued as a gamer, but as an Android phone user, […]

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Feds want Apple to weaken crypto after al-Qaida ties found on shooter’s iPhone

Enlarge / Attorney General William Barr at a press conference discussing the iPhone showing al-Qaida ties to Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, who is suspected of killing 3 and wounding 8 in the December 6, 2019, shooting at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida. The US Department of Justice is using a newly discovered al-Qaida terrorist […]

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Apple buys broadcast VR startup NextVR | News

Tech giant Apple has acquired virtual reality broadcast startup NextVR for an undisclosed fee. NextVR provides sports and other broadcast content that can be consumed through VR headsets, suchs as Facebook’s Oculus devices, as well as similar offerings from HTC, Sony and Lenovo.  The deal is believed to have been struck a month ago, and was first reported by 9to5Mac, though […]

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Top Tech stories of the Week: Apple, Amazon, Tesla announce profits

Chris Price looks at some of this week’s top tech stories as most of the big tech brands announce their quarterly results with Amazon, Apple and Tesla all declaring profits despite Coronavirus slowdown…. Amazon sales up, but Bezos plans record investment Predictably, Amazon sales surged in the first three months of the year, as the […]

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Apple & Google join forces to track coronavirus exposure with apps

From Digital Spy Apple and Google have announced plans to use new apps on your smartphones to tell you if you have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The tech giants have announced that they are working together to introduce ‘contact tracing’ technology to people in order to […]

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Apple and Google plan to trace Covid-19 using your phone

Normally bitter rivals, Apple and Google are now teaming up to create the Covid-19 contact tracing system that the world may need and staunch privacy advocates fear. The companies’ proposed solution works by tracking phones. Your smartphone will act as an anonymous identifying beacon, using Bluetooth along with the iOS and Android platforms to power […]

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Are Crypto Markets Facing A Crisis? CryptoCompare Data Says No

With markets in turmoil, CryptoCompare has released some original data and insights that show how digital asset markets are weathering the storm. Below, CryptoCompare examines how Bitcoin and crypto spot and derivatives markets have reacted and what the use of its data reveals about the recent trading storm. 1. Is Bitcoin a safe haven? The […]

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Opera Browser Enables Apple Pay and Debit Card Crypto Purchases in the US

Follow BTCUSD Name Symbol Market Market capitalization ($) Algorithm Bitcoin BTCUSD Crypto 97,775,835,494 SHA-256d Price change Price change% Current price Bid price offer -0.720 -0.01% 5,359.99 5,359.99 5,360.00 High price Low price Open price Prev. Close to Range of 52 weeks 5,569.44 4,935.60 5,360.71 5,360.71 3,596.00 – 13,880.00 Exchange Last transaction Size Trading price Currencies […]

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Opera Partners with Wyre to Enable US Users Buy Crypto with Apple Pay and Debit Cards

Opera Based in Norway, browser has enabled cryptocurrency purchases on its mobile platforms, allowing US users to purchase both Bitcoin and Ethereum through the built-in browser crypto wallet. For Apple iOS users, they can use the Apple Pay extension to buy the same, while their Android counterparts can use their payment cards. This latest functionality […]

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