Miami Mayor Wants to Start Paying City Employees Using Bitcoin

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has been trying to formulate ways in which the city could be turned into a crypto-hub for the US. Earlier this year, Suarez said that the city was planning to pay government employees their salaries in Bitcoin and also allow citizens to pay city taxes using the cryptocurrency. Suarez has now […]

Google Cites Apple to Justify Paying to Pre-Install Google Search on Phones

Payments to phone makers to pre-install only Google Search on their devices were not aimed at preventing competition but were necessary for Android to seize market share from Apple, Alphabet’s Google told Europe’s second-top court on Wednesday. Google was addressing the General Court on the third day of a week-long hearing as it tries to […]

Paying For Your Taco Bell Order With Dogecoin May Soon Be A Possibility

BitPay already processes more than 60,000 transactions a month How about paying for your Taco Bell order with Dogecoin? Or some of Whole Food’s avocado ice cream with Bitcoin.  That’s the goal of a new partnership between crypto payment processor BitPay Inc. and Verifone Inc., one of the world’s largest providers of those little machines […]

BCCI Paying For Australian IPL Players’ Quarantine Stay, Says Cricket Australia Chief | Cricket News

Steve Smith and Marcus Stoinis were among Australian players who played in IPL 2021.© Delhi Capitals/Instagram Cricket Australia’s (CA) interim Chief Executive Nick Hockley has confirmed that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is funding the Australian IPL cricketers’ quarantine stay in Sydney. The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season was […]

Spotify now has 158 million paying customers, launches podcast subscription feature

Spotify has now reached 158 million paying customers. The music streaming leader grew in Q1 – 3% in total customers over Q4, 2% in paying customers over Q4 and 21% year over year. Revenue grew 16%. Spotify projects it will reach beyond 162 million paying users soon, despite the recently announced price increases in the […]

Redmi Note 10 Pro Max Review: Worth Paying Extra For?

The Redmi Note series has always stood for value, offering features that are a step or two up from the Redmi series while still remaining affordable enough for most people. You can expect a big screen, big battery, powerful processor, and impressive cameras, which gives these models a bit of aspirational value, when considering the […]

Microsoft Backs Search Engines Paying for News Worldwide

Microsoft on Thursday lobbied for other countries to follow Australia’s lead in calling for news outlets to be paid for stories published online, a move opposed by Facebook and Google. Microsoft last week offered to fill the void if rival Google follows through on a threat to turn off its search engine in Australia over […]

Netflix paying subscribers surpass 200 million with record-setting year

Cinemas may be struggling, but Netflix had a record-breaking year. The streaming service has amassed 200 million paying subscribers, adding a record 37 million over the course of 2020. For comparison, Netflix’s subscriber base grew by 28 million users in 2019. This rapid growth means that Netflix went from 111 million paying members in 2018 […]

Paying 1% GST Liability Will Affect Less Than Half Assessees: Finance Ministry

Misconceptions about the measure taken are unfounded and will not affect genuine taxpayers With apprehensions being raised in social and print media about the requirement of a mandatory cash payment of at least one per cent of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) liability, the Finance Ministry on Saturday clarified that it will affect less […]

YouTube’s New ToS Will Run Ads on Small Channels, Without Paying Them

YouTube’s new Terms of Service mean it can roll out ads on channels that aren’t a part of the YouTube Partner Programme. The Google-owned video streaming platform has brought the new change through an update to its Terms of Service that is initially applicable in the US but will apply in all regions by the […]

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