Bitcoin Mining Now Uses More Power Than 159 Countries

Bitcoins

Mining Bitcoin now consumes more than 30 terawatt-hours of power globally, which is higher than the individual energy usage of 159 countries.

The post Bitcoin Mining Now Uses More Power Than 159 Countries appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/259882-bitcoin-mining-now-uses-power-159-countries?source=Computing

Powered by WPeMatico

Netflix member? Don’t get caught out by the latest email scam

With more than 100 million users globally, Netflix is an attractive target for email scammers. Another ruse has just showed up, and it’s designed to get hold of your login credentials and credit card information. So take care.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/07/netflix-member-don-t-get-caught-out-by-latest-email-scam.html

Powered by WPeMatico

What is WannaCry ransomware?

The ransomware cyberattack known as WannaCry infected hundreds of thousands of computers globally on Friday, but the malware was first detected in March and reported stolen from the United States National Security Agency a month later.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/15/what-is-wannacry-ransomware.html

Powered by WPeMatico

After Avago merger, Broadcom to axe 1,900 jobs worldwide

Article Image Apple supplier Broadcom Ltd., n&acuteee Broadcom, has plans to cut 1,900 jobs globally in a restructuring effort that comes one year after the chipmaker was acquired by competitor Avago for $37 billion.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4e050ea5/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C160C0A30C0A30Cafter0Eavago0Emerger0Ebroadcom0Eto0Eaxe0E190A0A0Ejobs0Eworldwide/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico

Fitbit Leads Surge in Wearable Sales


Wearable device makers shipped more than 27 million units globally in the fourth quarter of 2015, an increase of nearly 127 percent over the year-ago quarter, IDC reported Tuesday. Vendors shipped a total of 78.1 million units in 2015, up 171.6 percent over 2014, according to the “Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker” report. Fitbit led the growth, followed by Apple and Xiaomi. While fitness trackers have dominated the market, the future for wearables will expand beyond counting steps and calories, according to IDC’s Ramon Llamas.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83160.html?rss=1

Powered by WPeMatico

iPhone marketshare surges for Apple in Europe, China during March quarter

Adoption of the iPhone was up globally during the March quarter, and in Europe was particularly influenced by people switching from Android devices, according to new smartphone market data published on Wednesday by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.



The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/460f689a/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A50C0A60Ciphone0Emarketshare0Esurges0Efor0Eapple0Ein0Eeurope0Echina0Eduring0Emarch0Equarter/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico