Tesla largely responsible for slide in US home solar sales

An analysis of installation data suggests that most of the slowdown is traceable to a single company: Tesla Inc (TSLA.O), which acquired sister company SolarCity about a year ago. For years, SolarCity, with early backing from Tesla CEO Elon Musk, was the biggest player in residential solar and the …
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$20k Bitcoin? Not Yet As Changing Charts Favor Crypto Rivals

Bitcoin is on the rise against the U.S. dollar, but a look at all of its relevant trading pairs (LTC/BTC, ETH/BTC) suggests the move to $20,000 could take longer than expected. The world's largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization has traded more or less sideways over the last few days as the …
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You'll Soon Be Able to Buy Google Chromecast and Apple TV on Amazon Again

Google, annoyed at Amazon's failure to stock products such as Chromecast and Google Home—and its refusal to support Prime Video on Google Cast devices—retaliated earlier this month by cutting off access to YouTube on Amazon's Fire Stick streaming dongle and Echo Show speaker. “We are in …
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The Hard Math Behind Bitcoin's Global Warming Problem

Let me freak you out for a second. You know what bitcoin is, right? I mean, no, but quickly, it's a “cryptocurrency” that's basically secret computer money. One bitcoin, which doesn't actually have a real, physical form, is worth at this moment upwards of $16,000. But to get one, you either have to buy them …
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Apple iOS 11.2.1 Release: Should You Upgrade?

While Google has actually publicised a vulnerability which allows previous iOS 11 versions to be jailbroken, iOS 11.2.1 is not one of them. It will also break any iPhone, iPad or iPod touch which is already jailbroken. So steer clear if you're one of the (increasingly niche) users who remains passionate …
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Apple opens its promised podcast analytics service in beta

Apple hinted earlier this year at WWDC that it was planning its own podcast analytics service so show creators could see how their podcasts are performing. The company has finally launched a beta version of that free service today, reports Recode, which gives more information on who is listening on …
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Why Amazon Will Now Sell Apple TV And Google Chromecast

On the same day that Disney bought most of 21st Century Fox and reshaped the media landscape, three of the biggest names in tech are making waves in their own way. According to CNET, Amazon said it would now offer Apple TV and Google Chromecast, nearly two years after Amazon removed the …
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Apple Maps gets indoor mapping for more than 30 airports

As of this morning, Apple Maps has expanded to include indoor layouts of 30 airports across the globe. The company has … People have been recording the data in-person — sort of a human stand-in for those street mapping cars that Apple and Google deploy to get a lay of the land. If an airport is …
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