Day: November 3, 2021

New NYC Mayor Eric Adams Wants the City To Have Its Own Cryptocurrency

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Former police officer, vegan, and mayor-elect of New York City Eric Adams has dreams of putting the Big Apple on the blockchain. In an interview with Bloomberg Radio on Wednesday, Adams bragged that he would finally transform the city into one hospitable to cryptocurrency. “We need to…

GoDaddy Q3 strong as it eyes point-of-sale, omnichannel commerce

The company recently launched aggressively priced point-of-sale devices and payment processing services to gain market share. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Fintech nonprofit partners with EDM Council for cloud data framework project

In September, the EDM Council joined forces with Amazon Web Services, Google, IBM, Microsoft and other major tech giants. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Hubspot drops 5% despite Q3 revenue, EPS beat, higher forecast

Hubspot said its total number of customers rose 34%, year over year, to 128,144. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Etsy beats Q3 expectations but delivers light outlook

Revenue in the third quarter came to $532.4 million, up 17.9% versus a year prior. …read more Source:: ZDNet

US Dept of Commerce sanctions NSO Group, Positive Technologies, other makers of snoopware

Yeah, that ought to do the trick The US government’s Dept of Commerce on Wednesday sanctioned four companies in Israel, Russia, and Singapore for selling software used to break into computer systems and by foreign governments to suppress dissent.… …read more Source:: Register

Equinix reports Q3 revenue of $1.67 billion

For the fourth quarter of 2021, Equinix expects revenue between $1.685 billion and $1.705 billion. …read more Source:: ZDNet

McDonald’s McRib is Now an NFT

McDonald’s is creating a limited number of NFTs or non-fungible tokens in celebration of its McRib sandwich’s 40th anniversary. From a report: “Our McRib NFTs are digital versions of the fan favorite sandwich — almost as saucy as the McRib itself — and we’re giving them away to a few lucky fans on Twitter beginning…

SAP expects to rid car fleet of fossil fuel engines by 2030 – but still more than happy to take money from oil industry

Promises to stop ordering combustion engine vehicles by 2025 SAP expects its fleet of 27,000 corporate cars to be free of tailpipe emissions by 2030 and will no longer allow the ordering of vehicles with combustion engines from 2025.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

GitHub CEO forks off: Nat Friedman to quit this month

Chief product officer will take over world’s palatable social network GitHub CEO Nat Friedman announced today he’s leaving the organization on November 15 and being replaced by chief product officer Thomas Dohmke.… …read more Source:: TheRegister