Twitter has made sufficient progress when it comes to matters involving content and monetisation preferences. The social media company has seen its user growth extend more consistently. Twitter has managed to double its overall share value during the past year.
The price of bitcoin exploded overnight, rising from US$6,870 (AU$8,859.21) to US$8,034.17 (AU$10,360) in an hour, according to prices quoted from Coindesk. There’s no one specific piece of news that can be pointed to as being solely responsible for the sudden jump. Instead, it seems that a number of factors came together at the same time.
Telstra have announced their new product, the Telstra Smart Wi-Fi Booster. The new tech device will counter any wireless complications home owners deal with, when setting up wireless internet.
There were queues hundreds of people long. The snake of people wound its way up flights of stairs four storeys high. Outside onlookers gathered. Some in awe. Some in admiration. Some in anguish and disgust. They were at Capitol Hill in the US to hear Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testify before Congress.
China is no longer a copycat of the West. They’re quickly becoming an innovation nation just like they’ve been saying. The government just spent US$10 billion to build a quantum lab. According to the OECD, China is now the second largest scientific powerhouse, behind the US. And as you can see, China is pumping out patents like crazy.
Securing data is now on everyone’s minds thanks to Facebook, Inc. Common Stock [NASDAQ:FB]. But most of the discussion is utter drivel. Yes Facebook takes your data and allows advertisers to target ads. They’ve been doing it for years. But all of a sudden, this agreement between Facebook and users is no good.
You have endless numbers of sites, blogs, feeds, that claim to deliver you the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. But do they? What this leads to is continual pressure on your senses and emotions until you reach breaking point.
This is exactly one of the reasons why a decentralised crypto based system will be better than the centralised banking systems we rely on today. And as you’ll see from my Crypto Tech Investor essay, it’s not the only problem we face when dealing with banks.
Fintech company Afterpay [ASX:APT] experienced a 4.7% drop in share value this morning. This comes after governance firm Ownership Matters uncovered a loophole in their system which allows underaged, resourceful kids to purchase any alcoholic beverage searchable on Afterpay’s supported retailer list.
Founded in 2006 as a free-to-use service funded by advertising, Spotify is now the leading music streaming service. The company made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange overnight. After reaching a high of $169, shares closed at $149.01 — 13% higher than its reference price on its first day of trading.