Controversial Bitcoin-Mining Power Co. Plans to Replace Landfill With Solar Farm

Controversial Bitcoin-Mining Power Co. Plans to Replace Landfill With Solar Farm

A controversial Bitcoin-mining power company called Greenidge Generation Holdings announced that it’s “actively exploring investing a portion of its mining profits in renewable energy projects in New York,” starting with the replacement of a 40-year-old, 143-acre coal ash landfill with a “significant new solar farm.” Greenidge said it’s owned the Lockwood Hills landfill since 2014.…

EU Plans to Restrict Private Crypto Wallets

EU Plans to Restrict Private Crypto Wallets

On Tuesday, the European Commission revealed a proposal that would prohibit the use of “anonymous crypto asset wallets” as part of its fight on financial crimes. The proposal would expand EU anti-money laundering and countering terrorism financing (AML/CFT) rules to the crypto sector, the commission said, because “only certain categories of crypto-asset service providers” are…

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TSMC Has Big Plans for Small Chips

On Thursday Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing. Co talked about some of its expansion plans outside of Taiwan. The company said that it had started preparations to build a fab in Japan and outlined plans to expand its production capacity in China. The company also announced that its fab in Arizona would start mass production of chips…

Parallels Plans to Bring Windows 11 Support to macOS

Parallels Plans to Bring Windows 11 Support to macOS

The list of devices that support Windows 11 could grow later this year. Parallels told iMore that it’s planning to add support for the operating system to its Mac-specific virtualization software as it makes its way through the Windows Insider Program. Parallels SVP of Engineering and Support Nick Dobrovolskiy told iMore, ”the Parallels Engineering team…