Bytedance, the Chinese owner of the video app TikTok, had two billion users across all its platforms by the end of 2020, reports The Wall Street Journal Thursday based on an internal mail from the company. In addition to TikTok, the company has also Duyin the Chinese version of the videoapp, and the news app Jinri Toutiao.
Twitter has started rolling out its subscription service Twitter Blue, the company reports in a blog. Australia and Canada are the first countries to use the service, which costs between 2 and 3 euros per month. Subscribers get some exclusive options back, which are not available to free users.
A senior official in the Central bank of Ireland has been very active. Derville Rowland, director General financial conduct, warns investors that they may lose their money. According to her, bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are speculative and unregulated.
The Netherlands is providing around 2 billion euros for a large project for CO2 storage. It was reported after confirmation by the Port of Rotterdam and Royal Dutch Shell.
During the construction of Intel’s 7nm plant in Ireland, workers have recently been infected, affecting about 70 out of 5,000 people. The manufacturer and the Irish Department of Health are monitoring the situation and have no plans to stop the construction for the time being.
The world that surrounds us, the benefits of modern life we enjoy, increasingly depends on rare earth, rare, non-ferrous and precious metals. At the same time, the extraction is often carried out using outdated methods which are barbaric, energy-consuming and dangerous, says Kenes Rakishev. The experience of Kenes Rakishev himself in the development of mining enterprises is enormous: his...
The British satellite company Inmarsat is suing for interim relief to prevent a forced relocation abroad. Inmarsat now uses the 3.5 GHz frequency band for emergency communication with ships at sea, but the Dutch government wants to use that band for faster 5G.
By 2030, there will be enough affordable electric cars for sale in Europe to meet the ambitions of the Climate Agreement. There can also be enough charging stations and enough green power to charge the batteries. This emerges from a study by financial advisor PwC into the feasibility of electric driving.