Credit card

Beginning in 2030, Mastercard will eliminate the need for Europeans to manually enter their card numbers during online checkout, regardless of the platform or device used. The familiar 16-digit card number will be substituted with a randomly generated ‘token.’ This change will enable consumers to complete payments with a singleRead More →

Space time

Lao Tzu Lao Tzu’s philosophy is foundational to Taoism and focuses on living in harmony. His teachings emphasize naturalness, simplicity, and spontaneity. He also introduced the concept of the Three Treasures: compassion, frugality, and humility, as virtues to cultivate for a harmonious life. The birth date of Lao Tzu is notRead More →

Microsoft will not include Recall, the artificial intelligence tool designed to track user activity, in the upcoming release of the Copilot+ PC. Concerns have been raised by industry experts about the possibility of hackers creating tools to extract user information. Microsoft has reportedly announced that Recall will transition from aRead More →

Humanoid robot

It has been calculated that the S&P 500’s total value is currently $45.5 trillion. Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk, claimed on Thursday 13th June 2024 that the company’s Optimus humanoid robots could potentially raise the automaker’s value to over half of that amount. During the 2024 annual shareholder meeting in Austin,Read More →

Elon Musk pay day

Tesla shareholders have voted to ratify CEO Elon Musk’s 2018 compensation package, which was previously rescinded by a Delaware judge in January. During the annual meeting in Austin, Texas, shareholders voted in Musk’s favour. Following Musk’s announcement that shareholders were likely to approve his pay package and a resolution toRead More →

Apple Intelligence

Apple’s shares reached a new record high of approximately $207 per share on Tuesday 11th June 2024, surpassing the previous record set in December. At its annual developer conference on Monday 10th June 2024, the company launched its highly anticipated venture into AI. Apple is playing catch-up in the AIRead More →

Raspberry Pi

The British computing startup Raspberry Pi is aiming to raise £166 million ($211.2 million) from its initial public offering in London on Tuesday 11th June 2024. The company, known for its compact single-board computers, has set its share price at 280 pence each. Conditional dealing of Raspberry Pi shares willRead More →

U.S. jobs

The U.S. economy exceeded job growth expectations in May 2024, alleviating concerns of a labour market downturn but potentially diminishing the Federal Reserve’s motivation to cut interest rates. Non-farm payrolls surged by 272,000 for the month – a significant increase from April’s 165,000 and surpassing the consensus forecast of 190,000.Read More →

Lab diamonds

The demand for diamonds has declined as its allure fades in a key consumer market, China. “Diamonds don’t really fit in anymore despite the strong legacy of De Beers under Anglo,” independent diamond industry analyst Paul Zimnisky reportedly said. According to Zimnisky’s rough diamond index, diamond prices have decreased byRead More →

Ai microchip

While Nvidia continues to dominate the AI chip market headlines, Infineon, a German semiconductor company, is also making waves. Infineon is capitalizing on the AI surge, aiming to generate billions in revenue through the sale of premium chips. As AI applications proliferate, encompassing data centre servers and integrated chipsets forRead More →