The world stops as Apple grovels over slowed iPhones. “We know that some of you feel Apple has let you down,” Apple said in its reassuring post. “We apologize.”. I suppose you really need to put it into context, but if the world you live in then a slow phone can get you down. A … Continue reading Apple “planned obsolesce” is against the law and the reason you cuss at your phone so much
In London (see any other major capital city) vested interest and taxis lobby have been protesting about the introduction of Uber since 2014.Because for some reason taxis drivers are stuck in a battle to convinced they and the traveling public need to come continuously take a dig at Uber. Of the idea that we still … Continue reading Uber just got taken down a peg or two by the European Union
How to not be spooked by and facial recognition technology. One of the best ways not to flip out under the weight of knowing that there are digital surveillance cameras and associated Artificial Intelligence technology, is to consider that thee are souls out there trying to break them. A sweet gentle reminder that there will … Continue reading Are you a Panda or a Gibbon?
There are tales of fortunes and dreamed realized. But this time its different. As the crypto revolution investors and the generally easily seduced can't get enough of virtual currencies. Loads out there to make you feel like the FX expert. All neatly named too to rival bitcoin; Ethereum, ripple, Litecoin are some of several alternative … Continue reading The world’s social media platforms and financial markets are lighting up about cryptocurrencies and “initial coin offerings” (ICOs). Are you getting caught up in the buzz?
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-08/the-bitcoin-whales-1-000-people-who-own-40-percent-of-the-market Because bitcoin is a digital currency and not a security there’s no prohibition against a trade in which a group agrees to buy enough to push the price up and then cashes out in a minute. Worth reading that paragraph again. Just so it sinks in. Especially if your are thinking of tracing in … Continue reading The Bitcoin Whales: 1,000 People Who Own 40 Percent of the Market – Bloomberg