BlackRock Bitcoin ETF Gains $500M as Wall Street Appetite for BTC Grows

The years of pent-up demand for Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded funds (ETFs) is still feeding furious activity around the top cryptocurrency, the new investment vehicle logging their strongest days yet. BlackRock, the world’s biggest fund manager, is leading the charge. Yesterday alone, the […]

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US Agencies Start Inquiry Into Generic Drug Shortages

The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Health and Human Services said on Wednesday that they would examine the causes of generic drug shortages and the practices of “powerful middlemen” that are involved in the supply chain. The federal agencies’ inquiry […]

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Could Your Cat Give You the Plague?

How common is it? In the United States, there are an average of seven human cases per year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than 80 percent of those cases are the bubonic form of the disease. The […]

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Nifty Island Co-Founder on Why Play-to-Airdrop Is the Game’s ‘Booster Rocket’

Nifty Island Co-Founder on Why Play-to-Airdrop Is the Game’s ‘Booster Rocket’ Nifty Island co-founder Charles Smith joins Decrypt Culture Editor Andrew Hayward to discuss the game’s play-to-airdrop campaign, why token incentives are so important to getting crypto games off the ground, and […]

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5 Microsoft Edge features that might make it my new favorite Linux browser

The Open in Sidebar feature found in Edge is just one thing that makes it a viable Linux browser. Jack Wallen/ZDNET A Microsoft piece of software on Linux? Who would have thought? I certainly didn’t. Back in those early days of using […]

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How to move from ‘iTunes for Windows’ to Apple’s new media apps without losing content

Screenshot by Lance Whitney/ZDNET Apple has officially released three new apps that aim to reduce the reliance on iTunes in Windows 10 and 11. With the Music app, the TV app, and the Devices app, you can listen to music, watch TV […]

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BlackRock’s spot BTC ETF tops $720M in daily volume, marking highest level to date

BlackRock’s spot Bitcoin ETF — the iShares Bitcoin Trust (IBIT) — surpassed a record high of $720 million in daily volume on Feb. 14 to take the number one spot in terms of volume, according to data from Coinglass. Commenting on IBIT’s […]

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Terrorists are allegedly buying blue checks on X

A report from the nonprofit Tech Transparency Project (TTP) alleges that X has been selling premium subscriptions to subjects of US sanctions, including leaders of the US-designated terrorist organization Hezbollah. The TTP report identifies 28 accounts that were granted checkmarks under owner […]

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Tesla’s latest update takes aim at cold weather woes

Tesla rolled out two changes in its latest vehicle software update — 2024.2.6 — that appear to be aimed squarely at battery issues that immobilized cars during an extreme cold weather event in January. One of those new features will tell Tesla […]

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