ShinyShiny snippets: Bitcoin dropped 50% in value since November high

The value of Bitcoin continued to fall over the weekend as it dropped below $34,000 (£27,630), according to the Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange. The world's largest cryptocurrency by market value has now fallen by 50% since its peak in November last year. The slide in the value of digital assets comes as stock markets around the…

ShinyShiny snippets: Cryptocurrency donations for Ukraine reach £10m

Cryptocurrency analysts say at least $13.7m (£10.2m) has so far been donated to the Ukrainian war effort through anonymous Bitcoin donations. Researchers at Elliptic, a blockchain analysis company, say the Ukrainian government, NGOs and volunteer groups have raised the money by advertising their Bitcoin wallet addresses online. More than 4,000 donations have been made so…

ShinyShiny snippets: Zuckerberg reveals AI projects to power Metaverse

A basic virtual world created by Mark Zuckerberg in Builder Bot. Image: Meta Meta founder Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled several ambitious artificial-intelligence projects, describing AI as "the key to unlocking the Metaverse". In a live-streamed demonstration, he created a basic virtual world - including an island, trees and a beach -…

ShinyShiny tech roundup: Twitter testing bigger pictures

Twitter is testing new changes to how photos and videos appear on its apps, closer to how images appear on other services such as Instagram. The new feature will expand visual media embedded in tweets to fill the whole width of a mobile phone's screen. Currently, images are indented next to a user's profile photo…

Fad or Forever? 4 Defining Technologies of the 2010 and 2020s

During the stone age, it took humans roughly 2,000 years to evolve from using teardrop-shaped flint arrowheads to arrowheads with barbs, which were more useful but were also more difficult to produce. From there, the rate of technological progress only increased. Many of the technologies that we take for granted today were only just barely…

5 Profitable Ways To Invest Your Money Online

Looking for a way to grow your money? There are plenty of ways to start investing from home on the web. Below are just five profitable ways to start investing money online.  Online savings accounts You don’t need to go to a bank to set up a savings account. There are online banks that can…

Why Investing In Cryptocurrency Is The Ideal Use Of Your Money     

Ever since the emergence of digital assets such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple to name a few, several people have already considered growing their money by trading and investing in these cryptocurrencies. The reason behind this is that many investors have already seen a great revenue from their investment, although some experienced otherwise. But you…