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The many alleged identities of Bitcoin's mysterious creator, Satoshi Nakamoto

Blue bitcoinYuichiro Chino The identity of Bitcoin's creator is at the center of a Florida lawsuit over Satoshi Nakamoto's $54 billion stake. Since it was created in 2009, bitcoin has become a top digital currency. Many names have been dropped as Bitcoin potential creators, but none have been proven. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The mystery behind the creator of Bitcoin and their over $54 billion stake has captured public attention once more, as a court case...
Tags: Silk Road, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, UK, New York, Money, News, Wikipedia, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Bbc, Features

Best Buy US has some sweet Cyber Week deals - news

You can save on Apple iPhones and Samsung Galaxy Z devices on contract and there are quite a few laptop deals as well. #samsunggalaxyz #bestbuy #iphones
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Weekend reading: Many shall fall that now are in honor*

What caught my eye this week. T oday would be embarrassing if Monevator was an old-fashioned print magazine (as opposed to an old-fashioned ‘weblog’!) I’d be scurrying past the newsstands. Trying to avoid my cover story – already written by Wednesday due to magazine print deadlines – about the bull market disguising how last year’s mega-winners had cratered in 2021. That post looks less topical this Saturday morning. Because in case you hadn’t noticed – in which case, collect your merit badge ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Europe, UK, Marketing, US, Bloomberg, Bank Of England, Bbc, Atlantic, South Africa, Delta, Warren Buffett, Npr, Jeff Bezos

Will Rivian’s electric vehicles end Detroit’s reign over the US auto industry?

Investors have salivated over the Illinois automaker – but juggernauts like Ford and GM still have plenty of advantagesNormal, Illinois, a town of just 55,000 people, could be the future of car manufacturing, according to Wall Street traders, at least. Six hours’ drive away in Detroit, home of the US auto industry for more than 100 years, they are not so sure.The town gained international attention earlier this month after the Amazon-backed Rivian, an electric vehicle startup, went public in one...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Business, Technology, US, General Motors, US news, Ford, Gm, Automotive Industry, Electric, Hybrid And Low-emission Cars, Illinois, Detroit, Rivian, Will Rivian

‘Amoral 21st-century mercenaries’: problems mount for NSO Group

Israeli spyware firm goes from bad to worse as scathing Apple lawsuit follows US blacklistingShalev Hulio, the co-founder of Israel’s NSO Group, was in Washington DC on a mission to try to resuscitate the surveillance company’s battered reputation on Capitol Hill shortly before the news broke that he had probably arrived too late to make a difference.With little advance warning to its allies in Israel, the Biden administration announced on 3 November that it was putting the spyware maker – one o...
Tags: Apple, Technology, Israel, US, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Malware, Surveillance, Middle East and North Africa, Washington Dc, Data and computer security, Capitol Hill, Biden, NSO Group

Huge Fines and a Ban on Default Passwords in New UK Law

The government has introduced new legislation to protect smart devices in people's homes from being hacked. From a report: Recent research from consumer watchdog Which? suggested homes filled with smart devices could be exposed to more than 12,000 attacks in a single week. Default passwords for internet-connected devices will be banned, and firms which do not comply will face huge fines. One expert said that it was an important "first step". Cyber-criminals are increasingly targeting products fr...
Tags: US, Tech, New UK

Israel Restricts Cyberweapons Export List By Two-thirds, From 102 To 37 Countries

The Israeli government has restricted the list of countries to which local security firms are allowed to sell surveillance and offensive hacking tools by almost two-thirds, cutting the official cyber export list from 102 to 37 entries. From a report: The new list, obtained by Israeli business newspaper Calcalist earlier today, only includes countries with proven democracies, such as those from Europe and the Five Eyes coalition: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Cze...
Tags: Europe, UK, Israel, US, Tech, Netherlands, Candiru, Calcalist, NSO Group, Slovenia South Korea Spain Sweden Switzerland

Google to pay £183m in back taxes to Irish government

Tech giant’s Irish arm to pay €218m (£183m) in a tax settlement in addition to corporation taxGoogle’s Irish subsidiary has agreed to pay €218m (£183m) in back taxes to the Irish government, according to company filings on Thursday.The US tech giant, which had been accused of avoiding hundreds of millions in tax across Europe through loopholes known as the “Double Irish, Dutch Sandwich”, said it had “agreed to the resolution of certain tax matters relating to prior years”. Continue reading...
Tags: Google, Europe, Technology, US, Tax and spending, Ireland, Alphabet

New EU political ads law is a step in the right direction

Having access to the right information matters. During a democratic election, it matters more than ever. High-quality information helps people make informed decisions when voting and counteracts abuse by bad actors. Through programs like security training for campaigns, information about polling places and transparency for political ads, Google is committed to helping support the integrity of democratic processes around the world.Political advertising is an important component of democratic elec...
Tags: Google, Europe, US, Eu, European Union, Commission, Parliament, European Council, Matt Brittin, United States India, Google in Europe, EU Code of Practice on Disinformation

Black Friday is Causing Toxic Traffic Jams at US Ports and Warehouses

As millions of Americans rush to take advantage of Black Friday deals this weekend, the shopping spree will add to a pollution crisis unfolding at America's ports . For months, broken supply chains have saddled port-side neighborhoods with more pollution than they normally endure. The holiday season will make things even worse. From a report: The disaster is unfolding in spectacular fashion in Southern California, home to the busiest port complex in the western hemisphere (which includes the por...
Tags: Asia, US, America, Los Angeles, Tech, Port Of Los Angeles, Long Beach, Southern California, Afif El Hasan

Verizon and AT&T To Temporarily Turn Down 5G Power To Address FAA Worries

AT&T and Verizon said they will slightly reduce the power of their 5G transmissions in C-band spectrum for six months. The companies said they will do so to allow federal aviation officials more time to study how such transmission might affect radio altimeters in aircraft. From a report: "We are committed to the rapid deployment of 5G and the safety of aviation," the two companies told the FCC in a new letter. "While we continue to believe the FCC's current rules provide for both, we will, witho...
Tags: Verizon, Fcc, US, Tech, Faa, Wall Street Journal

US Blacklists Chinese Quantum Computing Companies

The US has placed a dozen Chinese groups involved in quantum computing and other advanced technologies on an export blacklist, saying they pose a risk of gaining access to critical American technologies for the People's Liberation Army. From a report: The move, which makes it almost impossible for US companies to sell technologies to the listed companies, targeted a total of 27 entities, including 12 in China and two affiliated firms in Japan and Singapore. In addition to quantum computing, the ...
Tags: Japan, Washington, China, Singapore, US, Tech, Cia, Biden, PLA, People s Liberation Army, Center for a New American Security, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Blacklists Chinese Quantum Computing Companies, Martijn Rasser

Here's how the supply-chain crisis could impact your holiday turkeys, toys, travel plans, and more

Betsie Van Der Meer/ Getty Images The supply chain has been in chaos since the pandemic started, causing shortages and price hikes. Holiday shopping demand is set to worsen the shipping crisis. This holiday season Americans can expect soaring prices, shortages, and travel cancellations. Everywhere you look, there seems to be a new shortage popping up. Major supply-chain disruptions have coincided with a boom in consumer demand, which has caused mass shortages and price hikes. Experts warn thi...
Tags: Apple, Holiday Shopping, News, Oregon, China, US, Samsung, Trends, Supply Chain, Bloomberg, Features, Sony, Hilton, Retail, Christmas Gifts, Pacific Northwest

10 things in tech you need to know today

Hello! Quick programming note: There will be no newsletter this Thursday or Friday as we take a break for Thanksgiving. We'll be back in inboxes on Monday. Apologies for the slight delay this morning — we had a technical issue. But now, let's get started.If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Download Insider's app – click here for iOS and here for Android. Tim CookApple 1. Apple is suing a company that makes iPhone-hacking software. The tech giant is also notifying a "small n...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, UK, London, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Nick Clegg, Peter Thiel

Where to find Man City vs. PSG on US TV

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Man City vs. PSG on US TV in the UEFA Champions League, you’ve come to the right place. In the UEFA Champions League, Man City vs. PSG will be shown on TV and via streaming (more details below). Match: Man City vs. PSG Kickoff: Wednesday, 3pm ET Looking to watch Man City vs. PSG online from your work, home or on the go? If you live in the USA, there are several options to catch all the action.   We Recommend: US only.   Who: Ma...
Tags: Apple, Usa, US, Sport, Soccer, United States, Champions League, Cbs, Man City, Europa League, Psg, Paramount, Asian Champions League, UEFA Champions League, Univision, US TV

US To Require Vaccines For All Border Crossers In January

President Joe Biden will require essential, nonresident travelers crossing U.S. land borders, such as truck drivers, government and emergency response officials, to be fully vaccinated beginning on Jan. 22, the administration planned to announce Tuesday. The Associated Press reports: A senior administration official said the requirement, which the White House previewed in October, brings the rules for essential travelers in line with those that took effect earlier this month for leisure traveler...
Tags: White House, US, Tech, Joe Biden, Associated Press, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Read

A day in the life of the cofounder of Grab, the ride-hailing giant that beat Uber in Southeast Asia and is eyeing a $40 billion listing in the US

Anthony Tan started Grab in Malaysia in 2012. It now operates across Southeast Asia and is headquartered in Singapore.Edgar Su/REUTERS Anthony Tan is the cofounder of Grab, a ride-hailing company with 25 million monthly users. Grab is based in Singapore, and it now offers a variety of services beyond car rides. Tan, a father of four, starts his day a 6 a.m. and has an early, hour-long dinner with his family every night. Anthony Tan cofounded Grab as a ride-hailing company in 2012. Edgar Su...
Tags: Technology, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Singapore, US, International, Trends, Tech, Features, Harvard, Thailand, Malaysia, Delta, Singtel, Tan, Chloe

A day in the life of the cofounder of Grab, the ride-hailing giant that beat Uber in Southeast Asia and is eyeing a $40 billion IPO in the US

Anthony Tan started Grab in Malaysia in 2012. It now operates across Southeast Asia and is headquartered in Singapore.Edgar Su/REUTERS Anthony Tan is the cofounder of Grab, a ride-hailing company with 25 million monthly users. Grab is based in Singapore, and it now offers a variety of services beyond car rides. Tan, a father of four, starts his day a 6 a.m. and has an early, hour-long dinner with his family every night. Anthony Tan cofounded Grab as a ride-hailing company in 2012. Edgar Su...
Tags: Technology, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Singapore, US, International, Trends, Tech, Features, Harvard, Thailand, Malaysia, Delta, Singtel, Tan, Chloe

At least 600 Google employees — less than 0.5% of its workforce — reportedly drafted a manifesto opposing the company's vaccine mandate

Google office in Berlin.Annegret Hilse/Reuters At least 600 Google employees signed a manifesto opposing the company's vaccine mandate, reported. The opposition makes up a small fraction of the company's more than 150,000-person workforce. Google is requiring all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 3. At least 600 Google employees — less than 0.5% of its massive workforce — drafted a manifesto opposing the company's COVID-19 vaccine mandate, reported Tuesda...
Tags: Google, Berlin, US, Trends, Biden, Cnbc, Manifesto, Anti-vaccine, Tech Insider, Chris Rackow, Lauren Frias, COVID, Vaccine Mandate, Vaccine Mandates, Annegret Hilse Reuters

What is your state's favorite Thanksgiving dish? Google shares popular searches in the US

What's your favorite Thanksgiving dish? Google has released a look at the uniquely searched Thanksgiving casseroles by state.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Tile Is Selling Its Bluetooth Tracking Business To Life360 For $205 Million

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Tile popularized marking items and tracking them from your phone with its small Bluetooth tags, but suddenly faces more competition from giants like Apple, Amazon, Google, and Samsung. The company that started out of an incubator and crowdfunding campaign has announced it will be acquired by Life360, which calls itself a "leading family safety platform." The deal is valued at $205 million and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2022. T...
Tags: Apple, Google, Australia, US, Samsung, Tech, Apple Amazon Google

China's New Privacy Law Leaves US Behind

While China's sweeping new data privacy laws have left tech companies confused about how to comply, they also put the U.S. even further behind in the global race to set digital standards. From a report: China enacted its Personal Information Privacy Law earlier this month, following Europe as the second major international player to have its own sweeping data privacy regulations. The law, regarded as China's version of Europe's General Data Protection Regulation, is a set of rules for how busine...
Tags: Europe, China, US, Tech, National People TM s Congress

Apple sues Israeli spyware firm NSO Group for surveillance of users

iPhone-maker also seeks to ban firm behind Pegasus spyware from using any Apple software, services or devicesApple has launched a lawsuit against NSO Group, the Israeli spyware company that was recently blacklisted by the Biden administration for acting “contrary to the foreign policy and national security interests of the US”.The move marks a sharp turnaround for the technology giant, which previously downplayed the threat posed by the spyware, and underscores growing concern and frustration am...
Tags: Apple, Technology, Israel, US, US news, Surveillance, Pegasus, Biden, NSO Group

10 things in tech you need to know today

Happy Thanksgiving week. Employees told us about a panic at Spring Health, and we're giving you an inside look at the rise and fall of Clubhouse.Let's jump in.If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Download Insider's app – click here for iOS and here for Android. Samantha lee/Insider 1. Insiders say Spring Health's hard-charging culture fueled a staff exodus. Founded by April Koh, the $2 billion mental-health startup offers therapy and coaching to corporations like Instaca...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Electric Vehicle, Facebook, Europe, Elon Musk, New York, London, Washington Post, US, Samsung, Trends, Nike, Tesla, Walmart

With Jerome Powell's second term, markets are betting the Fed will be more aggressive on inflation

Jerome Powell has been nominated for four more years at the Fed.Pool/Getty Images Jerome Powell has been nominated for a second term as Fed chair, and markets are betting the central bank will become more "hawkish" on inflation. He was up against Lael Brainard for the job, and investors think Powell is the most likely of the two to tackle price rises. Yet many analysts have questioned that logic, given that Powell has overseen the loosest monetary policy in the Fed's history. President Jo...
Tags: White House, US, Interest Rates, Trends, Tech, Markets, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Economy, Treasury, US Treasury, Federal Reserve, Nasdaq, Fed, Powell, Jerome Powell

Facebook is the most obvious stock to gain exposure to the metaverse, but here are 4 others that are set to benefit from the Web3 revolution

Logo Meta outside Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California.Liu Guanguan/China News Service via Getty Images Metaverse, the buzzy new concept billed as the future of the internet, is a big market opportunity. Facebook is the "most obvious" stock for investors who want exposure, according Morgan Stanley. They named four other stocks that stand to benefit from the metaverse revolution.  Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Facebook's rebrand to Met...
Tags: Google, Facebook, US, Trends, Meta, Morgan Stanley, Menlo Park California, Morgan Stanley They, Roblox, Brian Nowak, Unity Software, Isabelle Lee, Opening Bell Facebook, Liu Guanguan China News Service, Getty Images Metaverse

US Lawmakers Call for Privacy Legislation After Reuters Report on Amazon Lobbying

Five members of Congress called for federal consumer-privacy legislation after a Reuters report published Friday revealed how Amazon has led an under-the-radar campaign to gut privacy protections in 25 states while amassing a valuable trove of personal data on American consumers. From a report: "Amazon shamefully launched a campaign to squash privacy legislation while its devices listen to and watch our lives," U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Connecticut Democrat who has been involved in bipa...
Tags: Amazon, Congress, Oregon, US, Tech, Connecticut, Ron Wyden, Reuters, Richard Blumenthal, Amazon Lobbying

Norway Is Running Out of Gas-Guzzling Cars To Tax

When it comes to sales of electric cars, Norway is in a league of its own. In September, battery-powered electric vehicles accounted for 77.5 percent of all new cars sold. That figure makes Norway a world leader by a long way -- leapfrogging over the UK, where 15 percent of new car sales were electric as of October, and the US, where that number is just 2.6 percent. From a report: Norway's electric dream has been credited to a series of tax breaks and other financial carrots that mean brands lik...
Tags: UK, US, Tech, Tesla, Fiat, Norway, Bern, Hauge, Bellona, Frederic Hauge, Oyvind Solberg Thorsen, Road Traffic Information Council

China's Exiled Crypto Machines Fuel Global Mining Boom

China's ban on cryptocurrency mining in May triggered an exodus of miners and a global race to relocate millions of the clunky, power intensive machines they use to solve complex puzzles and earn bitcoin. From a report: Fourteen of the biggest crypto mining companies in the world have moved more than 2m machines out of China in the months following the ban, according to data gathered by the Financial Times. The lion's share of machines was hastily moved to the US, Canada, Kazakhstan and Russia. ...
Tags: China, US, Tech, North America, Financial Times, Port of New York, Sam Tabar, Bit Digital, US Canada Kazakhstan, Russia Bit Digital

10 things in tech you need to know today

Let's get started. Embattled Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick says he'll consider leaving the company, while Mark Zuckerberg's 1,380-acre Hawaiian estate is causing controversy.If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Download Insider's app – click here for iOS and here for Android. Drew Angerer/Getty Images 1. Activision chief Bobby Kotick said he would consider leaving the company if he is unable to address its cultural issues rapidly. The game developer, best known fo...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, UK, London, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Britain, Wall Street Journal, Activision, Bobby Kotick, Astra, Kotick

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