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Time Magazine Will Accept Cryptocurrency Payment For Subscriptions

Time Magazine will start accepting cryptocurrency as payment for its $49, 18-month digital subscription via Crypto.com. Customers will be able to pay with the Cypto.com coin (CRO) or other cryptocurrencies. However, users will get 10% cash back if using CRO. The option to pay with cryptocurrency is only available in the United States and Canada…

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NVidia May Be Implementing Mining Limiters In More GPUs

Earlier this year, NVidia designed their latest RTX 3060 card to limit the efficiency with which it can mine Ethereum blocks by 50%. Miners quickly surpassed the restriction, and now NVidia is rumored to be implementing mining limiters in the entire GTX 30-series product line. The restriction was supposedly intended to save some video cards…

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Apple Says That Excluding Chargers From iPhone Packaging Will Save 861,000 Tons Of Metal

Apple has released its 2021 Environmental Progress Report, and they touted their use of recycled materials, carbon emissions reductions and the contentious issue of the chargers they excluded from iPhone packaging. Apple stopped shipping iPhones with AC adapters in the second half of 2020, citing environmental reasons. Critics say they did it to increase profits…

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AXA, Switzerland’s Largest Insurer Accepts Bitcoin As Payment

Switzerland’s largest insurance company AXA is now allowing customers to pay their insurance premiums with Bitcoin (BTC). However, this does not include life insurance premiums (for regulatory reasons). This is the first time a Swiss insurance company has allowed customers to pay their premiums with Bitcoin. AXA collaborated with the cryptocurrency broker Bitcoin Suisse to…

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Yamaha Creates A 496HP Electric Motor For Hypercars

Yamaha has developed a 496HP electric motor for the construction of electric hypercars. The company has a history of developing internal combustion engines, as well as ATVs, motorcycles and other motorsports equipment. The decision to start building high-performance electric powertrains signifies an interest in vehicle electrification. The company also helps manufacturers to build prototypes. What…