Billionaire Ray Dalio Fears Death of Bitcoin by Regulators in Big Nations

American billionaire Ray Dalio expressed concerns about countries like India and China strangling the growth of world’s largest valued cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. Speaking to the press earlier this week, the 72-year-old former co-chief investment officer of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, said he fears that if Bitcoin gets more popular, global regulators will try to kill the cryptocurrency. The business tycoon also said that despite not being totally onboard with digital currencies in the past, he has converted a portion of his portfolio into Bitcoin. As per a report…

Should You Buy the iPhone 13 or Just Go With Last Year’s iPhone 12?

iPhone 13 series was launched at Apple’s ‘California Streaming’ event earlier this week. Predictably, the new series brings the same four-model lineup that Apple introduced last year. It includes the iPhone 13 as the regular model — alongside the iPhone 13 mini as the smallest option as well as the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max as the two premium versions. And also predictably, they aren’t much changed. Alongside the iPhone 13 series, the Apple event brought the Apple Watch Series 7, as well as the new iPad…

Samsung Galaxy A73 Said to Feature 108-Megapixel Camera

Samsung Galaxy A73 has been tipped to come with a 108-megapixel primary sensor for the rear camera. Apart from this, no other information is available about the rumoured A-series smartphone from Samsung. The South Korean tech giant has previously used the 108-megapixel sensor in its flagship smartphones in different iterations. However, it is unclear whether Samsung will use any of the existing sensors in the upcoming Galaxy A73 or if it will use a new 108-megapixel sensor. The Galaxy A73 is rumoured to be a part of the 2022 lineup…

Cryptocurrency Market in Africa Witnesses Huge Growth of 1,200 Percent

Cryptocurrency adoption in Africa is booming, according to a new report by cryptocurrency analysis firm Chainalysis. Between July 2020 and June 2021, Africa’s cryptocurrency market grew by 1,200 percent – making up for a whopping $105.6 billion (roughly Rs. 775 crores), a recent report by Chainalysis said. Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, and Tanzania all rank among the top 20 countries on the Global Crypto Adoption Index, and together, the African nations represent the third most rapidly growing cryptocurrency market in the world. The report also noted that the bulk of these…

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G Support Page Goes Live

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G launch could be around the corner as the smartphone’s support page has gone live on Samsung’s German website. The South Korean tech giant has not made any official announcement regarding the launch date. However, since the support page of the phone has been made live, a launch could be expected soon. The new Samsung Galaxy S21 FE will be a successor to the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE that was unveiled in September last year. The 5G variant of the Galaxy S20 FE could be powered…

Redmi 10 Prime Review: Prime Candidate?

Redmi 10 Prime is the successor to the Redmi 9 Prime, and claims to have a lot of improvements over its predecessor. This smartphone sports the new MediaTek Helio G88 SoC and boasts of a 50-megapixel primary camera. However, all of this comes at an increased price: the Redmi 10 Prime starts at Rs. 12,499, higher than the launch price of the Redmi 9 Prime. Is the new Redmi 10 Prime worth the price it commands or should you look elsewhere? I put the Redmi 10 Prime to the test…

Amazon Facilities in Canada Face Campaigns to Organise Workers’ Union

The Teamsters workers’ union has launched campaigns to organise employees in at least nine Canadian facilities of US e-commerce company Amazon, according to Reuters interviews with union officials. The influential union took the first step earlier this week to organise employees at one of Amazon’s Canadian facilities, and the interviews reveal it is widening such efforts across the country, where the e-commerce company employs about 25,000 workers and plans to add 15,000 more. The campaigns could be seen as a bet by the Teamsters that early success unionising employees in a…

Apple, Google Remove Alexei Navalny’s App Amid Russian Elections

Alphabet’s Google and Apple have removed jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s tactical voting app from their stores, his team said on Friday, after Russia accused the US tech firms of meddling in its internal affairs. Russia goes to the polls on Friday to elect a new parliament in a three-day vote that the ruling United Russia party is expected to win despite a ratings slump after the biggest crackdown on the Kremlin’s critics in years. Allies of Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s fiercest domestic opponent, planned to use the mobile app to…

HP Leads India PC Shipments in Q2 2021, Samsung Sees Huge YoY Growth: Canalys

Laptops and PC shipments in India reached 4.1 million units in the second quarter of 2021, Canalys’ latest report suggests, adding that it grew by a healthy 43 percent year-on-year (YoY). Even tablets are reported to have the best quarter since 2016 and have seen 52 percent YoY growth. Canalys says that desktop shipments were up by 23 percent. HP led the PC shipments in India with 1.066 million shipments in Q2 2021, raking in 26 percent of the market share. Lenovo came in second with 20.5 percent market share,…

Realme GT Neo 2 Confirmed to Feature 120Hz E4 AMOLED Display

Realme GT Neo 2 is scheduled to launch in China on September 22. Ahead of its launch, Realme has confirmed the display specifications of the smartphone through multiple posts on the Chinese microblogging website Weibo. The Realme GT Neo 2 is also confirmed to get a Snapdragon 870 SoC and a 5,000mAh battery with 65W Dart Charge fast charging. However, the Chinese tech giant has not revealed the size or the resolution of the display, nor has it announced any other key specifications of the upcoming smartphone. Through a couple…