Tesla reports record quarterly profit as electric car sales boom | Tesla

Tesla announced a record quarterly profit on Monday as sales of its electric vehicles boomed in the first three months of year. The world’s most valuable car company recorded a profit of $438m on revenues of $10.39bn despite facing supply issues and the latest in a series of safety investigations Continue Reading

Value of cryptocurrency bitcoin climbs 5% to record high of $63,000 | Bitcoin

The value of the cryptocurrency bitcoin has surged to a record high, reaching $63,000 (£45,800). The cryptocurrency, which has risen in value by 450% in the last six months, continued to climb by a further 5% during trading on Tuesday. Bitcoin’s price has more than doubled since the start of Continue Reading

Tinder’s plan for criminal record checks raises fears of ‘lifelong punishment’ | Tinder

When Jerrel Gantt was released from prison after three years, he was handed a pamphlet about healthcare and nothing else. He began searching for employment, a deep source of anxiety for him, and secured housing through a ministry in New York City. He later enrolled in school part-time. As he Continue Reading

Grammy Award ratings drop 51 percent to record low CNN CBS ABC ESPN MSNBC- Tempemail

Grammy producers avoided the Zoom awkwardness of other pandemic-era awards shows and gave music-starved fans performances by the industry’s biggest stars. And viewers still stayed away. CBS Grammys telecast reached 9.2 million — television and streaming — viewers Sunday, the lowest number on record and a precipitous 51% drop from Continue Reading

‘Record companies have me on a dartboard’: the man making millions buying classic hits | Music

Merck Mercuriadis had a good Christmas. On Christmas Day, the No 1 song in the UK was LadBaby’s Don’t Stop Me Eatin’, a novelty cover version of Journey’s 1981 soft-rock anthem Don’t Stop Believin’. It replaced Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You, which had topped the chart Continue Reading

Bitcoin Surges to Record Price Post $1.5 Billion Telsa Investment – Tempemail

Bitcoin reached a new high of $47,000 after Tesla invested $1.5 billion into the cryptocurrency. The electric car manufacturer says that it will “begin accepting bitcoin as a form of payment” for its products in the future. In a report, Telsa says “in January 2021, we updated our investment policy Continue Reading

Social media stars sail away with sea shanty record deals record deals Artists Artists Social Media U.K.- Tempemail

The long forgotten sea shanty has been enjoying a renaissance on social media and is now moving into popular music with two U.K. artists landing record deals following their online performances. Scottish postman Nathan Evans and Bristol folk band The Longest Johns signed record deals last week, with Evans even Continue Reading

Bitcoin hits record high on 12th anniversary of its creation | Technology

Bitcoin has surged to a record high amid rising interest from investors and claims that the volatile cryptocurrency is on the way to becoming a mainstream payment method. Having quadrupled in value during 2020, bitcoin began 2021 strongly by breaking through the $30,000 (£22,000) mark for the first time, less Continue Reading

UK tech firms attract record $15bn in venture capital funding | Venture capital

UK technology companies attracted a record $15bn (£11.2bn) in venture capital funding in 2020, including the creation of seven “unicorn” firms valued at more than $1bn. The firms raised more money from VC investors than the rest of Europe combined, according to research by the data provider Dealroom. The $15bn Continue Reading

Robots on the rise as Americans experience record job losses amid pandemic | Robots

They can check you in and deliver orange juice to your hotel room, answer your questions about a missing package, whip up sushi and pack up thousands of subscription boxes. And, perhaps most importantly, they are completely immune to Covid-19. While people have had a hard time in the coronavirus Continue Reading