Hogwarts Legacy PC System Requirements Announced Ahead of Release

Hogwarts Legacy developer Avalanche Software has dropped PC system requirements for the game ahead of its February 10 release. While the specifications aren’t as demanding as Gotham Knights, the studio highly recommends that you install the game, which takes up 85GB of storage space, on an SSD. There’s also a mild inconsistency with regard to … Read more

Squid Game crypto token scammer tracked by podcasters

A recent podcast series by a journalist and tech expert traces the scammer behind the Squid Game crypto token that lured over $3 million from investors in 2021. At the climax of the popular Korean Netflix series Squid Game in 2021, cryptocurrency scammers launched a token named after the program to drive and maximize sales. … Read more

Amazon Great Republic Day Sale Starts Tonight: Details

Amazon Great Republic Day Sale 2023 will kick off on January 14 for Prime members. The Republic Day special sale will open up for everyone else from January 15 with hundreds of deals across all major categories. Amazon’s Great Republic Day Sale promises to bring exciting discounts on mobile phones, laptops, TVs, headphones, Amazon devices, … Read more

Cardano Launches Toolkit for Custom Sidechain Creation

The firm behind the Cardano blockchain has been developing a set of tools to enable the creation of sidechains, with the first already deployed as a public testnet. On Jan. 12, IOG stated that the team has constructed an Ethereum virtual machine (EVM)-compatible sidechain as a proof of concept. “Sidechains make Cardano extensible and more … Read more

The low-down on Hedera’s node outage which disrupted dApp operations

Hedera experienced its first technical glitch in 2023. HBAR bulls finally made an appearance as the market enjoyed a healthy recovery. This week has been quite an interesting one for the markets, but a mixed bag for Ivy [HBAR]. This is mostly because the network reported its first technical challenge of 2023, which disrupted some … Read more

Chainlink Bullish: LINK Address Activity Back At 2021 Levels

Data shows Chainlink address activity has returned to 2021 levels recently, a sign that could turn out to be bullish for the asset’s value. Chainlink Daily Active Addresses At High Levels Recently According to data from the on-chain analytics firm Saintlythis increase in LINK activity first started around two months ago. The relevant indicator here … Read more

Recession in doubt as economy achieves surprise growth in November

The economy grew by 0.1% in November, according to official figures, which call into question predictions the UK is already in recession. Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed pressure on demand from the effects of high inflation across the board. Economists had predicted a negative growth figure – of around 0.2%. The … Read more

The Davos elite likes to make bold predictions. But they often get them wrong

George Soros, billionaire and founder of Soros Fund Management, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in Jan. 2016. Matthew Lloyd | Bloomberg | Getty Images The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, kicks off next week. It’s an annual meeting where a global elite of business leaders, politicians and economists make bold predictions … Read more

ETC bulls could overcome the $21.79 hurdle if BTC traverses this path

Disclaimer: The information presented does not constitute financial, investment, trading, or other types of advice and is solely the writer’s opinion. A retest of the overhead resistance at $21.79 was likely. A break below $19.95 would be an invalidation. After a 12% rally on 6 January, Ethereum Classic [ETC] got into the $19.95 – $21.77 … Read more

More than 30 tornadoes reportedly hit several states as severe weather swept across the South, leaving at least 6 people dead in Alabama | CNN

CNN — Severe storms swept across the South on Thursday, where ferocious winds sent residents running for cover, blew roofs off homes and killed at least six people in Alabama. Damaged powerlines, severed tree limbs and debris littered streets in Alabama, Georgia and Kentucky, where at least 34 preliminary tornado reports were recorded as of … Read more

Apple boss Tim Cook asks for 40% pay cut after investor backlash

Apple chief executive Tim Cook is to take a pay cut of more than 40% after shareholders turned on the size of his awards last year. The company said he requested the move after fewer than two-thirds of Apple investors supported his pay package at the tech firm’s annual meeting in 2022. Regulatory filings on … Read more

Climate tech VC argues Bitcoin’s ESG positives outweigh its negatives 31:1

A climate tech investor has painted a bright view of the Bitcoin (BTC) network, suggesting BTC’s environmental positives outweigh its negatives by a whopping 31:1 ratio. On Jan. 12, self-proclaimed philanthropist and environmentalist Daniel Batten claimed in a Twitter thread that “Bitcoin is probably the most important ESG technology of our time.” According to Batten, … Read more

SEC Charges Genesis And Crypto Exchange Gemini For Offering Unregistered Securities | Bitcoinist.com

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed charges against crypto lender Gemini and Genesis for selling unregistered securities through Gemini’s “Earn” scheme. The SEC claims that Earn enabled Genesis and Gemini to obtain billions of dollars from hundreds of thousands of investors through these unregistered offers. Genesis And Gemini Partnership Earn was introduced by … Read more

Samsung investment arm considering spot-Bitcoin ETF in Hong Kong

Hot on the heels of its Bitcoin (BTC) futures exchange-traded fund (ETF) in Hong Kong, Samsung Asset Management has indicated it’s considering the launch of a spot Bitcoin ETF on the city’s exchange if policies allow for it. In an interview with Bloomberg published on Jan. 13, Hong Kong chief executive for Samsung Asset Management, … Read more

Matt Reeves to Meet James Gunn, Peter Safran to Discuss BatVerse Future

The Batman director Matt Reeves has an upcoming meeting with new DC Studio co-heads James Gunn and Peter Safran. As per a new report, the filmmaker celebrated Cloverfield’s 15-year anniversary and confirmed that his BatVerse will be developed parallel with the new DC Universe. The conversation comes in the wake of the DC Comics brand … Read more

Cardano ecosystem set to expand with custom-built sidechains

Input Output Global (IOG) — the team behind the Cardano ecosystem — will release a software toolkit in late Jan. 2023 that will enable developers to deploy custom-built sidechains on Cardano aimed at improving the ecosystem. The news was announced by IOHK — a blockchain engineering company founded by Charles Hoskinson and now known as … Read more

Third-Party Twitter Apps Appear to Have Stopped Working

Twitter third-party apps are currently down, and users are unable to access the microblogging service on iOS and Android while using these apps. Users on Friday reported that they were unable to access third party apps, while Tweetdeck remains available. The official Twitter apps for Android and iOS are working normally. The company’s API status page … Read more

Crypto.com CEO announces 20% staff cut, ‘did not account’ for FTX collapse

The co-founder and CEO of Crypto.com, Kris Marszalek, has announced a new wave of staff layoffs that will reduce its global workforce by another 20%, citing poor market conditions and “recent industry events.” “Today we made the difficult decision to reduce our global workforce by approximately 20%,”  Marszalek said in a company update on Jan. 13. … Read more

JPMorgan Chase is set to report fourth-quarter earnings — here’s what the Street expects

Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, testifies during the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing titled Annual Oversight of the Nations Largest Banks, in Hart Building on Thursday, September 22, 2022. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images JPMorgan Chase is scheduled to report fourth-quarter earnings before the opening bell Friday. … Read more

Solana Price Prediction: SOL Could Extend Rally Above $18

Solana is showing bullish signs above $15 against the US Dollar. SOL price could extend its rally above the $18 and $20 resistance levels. Sol price started a fresh increase above the $15 and $16 levels against the US Dollar. The price is now trading above $16 and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours). There … Read more

800 victims of ‘massive’ Bitconnect fraud to receive $17M restitution

A group of crypto fraud victims of the BitConnect investment scheme will see some respite from the multi-billion dollar fraud scheme after a court ordered they receive a share in a $17 million restitution. The United States District Court for the Southern District of California ordered the restitution for the “massive” scheme on Jan. 12 … Read more

Apple CEO Tim Cook Takes 40 Percent Pay Cut, Will Earn $49 Million

Apple is cutting Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook’s compensation by more than 40 percent to $49 million (roughly Rs. 399 crore) in 2023, citing investor guidance and a request from Cook himself to adjust his pay. As part of the changes, the percentage of stock units awarded to Cook and tied to Apple’s performance will increase to … Read more