Critics take aim at big tech’s satellite constellations

Hi everyone, I came across this article about how big tech’s next communications tug-of-war is happening at an extraterrestrial level: https://www.geekwire.com/2021/critics-take-aim-spacex-starlink-amazon-kuiper-satellite-constellations/ I’m not clued into this subject enough to offer expert insights, but to me, it seems like big tech’s new race for satellite communications dominance could take our discussions about communications conglomerates’ antitrust concerns… Read More

US Supreme Court permits FCC to relax media ownership rules

Hi everyone, Last week, the US Supreme Court ruled in favour of allowing the FCC to loosen ownership restrictions on local media, partly on the grounds that the long-standing restrictions no longer served the public interest. You can read the article here: https://www.reuters.com/article/BigStory12/idUSKBN2BO5S4 On one hand, one could argue that the restrictions that were relaxed… Read More

World’s first two Bitcoin ETFs launch in Canada

Hi everyone! This past week, the world’s first and second Bitcoin exchange traded funds – the Purpose Bitcoin and Evolve Bitcoin ETFs respectively – launched in Canada on the Toronto Stock Exchange. You can read Global BC’s article about the Purpose Bitcoin ETF here: https://globalnews.ca/news/7648201/bitcoin-etf-tsx-debut/ …and Yahoo Finance’s article on the Evolve ETF here: https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/north-americas-second-bitcoin-etf-launches-in-canada-today-164700144.html… Read More