Monthly Archives: July, 2021

The Bitcoin price has risen sharply. This was apparently triggered by a job advertisement at Amazon: The ad raises hopes that the online retailer could soon allow digital currencies as a means of payment. The digital currency has increased significantly at the start of the week. On the Bitstamp trading platform, the largest cryptocurrency by market value cost up to 39,850 dollars on Monday. This is the highest level since mid-June. On a daily basis, the price increased by up to around 15 percent. Other Internet currencies such as Ether, XRP or Dogecoin also recorded double-digit percentage price gains. On…

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Are Galaxy S22 buyers in for a big disappointment? A well-known insider fuels speculations that Samsung could rely on a new technology that is still full of teething troubles. It would not be the first time that the smartphone manufacturer has taken such a step. Samsung’s preparations are currently in full swing: The company has invited to an unpacked event on August 11, where the Galaxy Watch 4 and two new foldable phones are expected, among other things. The latter are supposed to be the first Samsung smartphones ever with an under-display camera. The selfie camera is supposed to be…

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Ubisoft will soon give you new reasons to take another look at Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. First, the second DLC, The Siege of Paris. It will not be released on August 5, 2021, as previously assumed, but one week later: On August 12, 2021, you can embark on a new adventure to France with Eivor. All of this is embedded in the brand-new “Sigrblot Festival”, which will run in the game from July 29 to August 19, 2021. You can expect new festive activities as well as matching rewards, including a one-handed sword for the first time. Ubisoft had previously hinted…

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Work on Assassin’s Creed Infinity seems to be in full swing already. This is supposed to take other games as a model compared to the predecessors. Assassin’s Creed is one of the biggest franchises. It is to be expanded with a new game. The new project is codenamed Assassin’s Creed Infinity. A spokeswoman for Ubisoft confirmed the existence of this game. This is said to be different from its predecessors, according to a source from Bloomberg. The development studio reportedly has two other games in mind as models for the latest installment in the series. Apparently, Assassin’s Creed Infinity will…

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The first EA Play Spotlight is over and there is new information about Battlefield 2042 and Apex Legends. We summarize the most important information for you. Electronic Arts wasn’t part of E3 this year and is hosting five events of their own over the month of July. The first of them called “The Future of FPS” is over and there was new information about Apex Legends and the upcoming multiplayer shooter Battlefield 2042. Many or even exciting news about both titles were limited. Nevertheless, we’ll briefly summarize what was said about both games for you. What kind of event was…

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Charlène and Albert of Monaco are spending their tenth wedding anniversary apart. The princess has been in South Africa for months and now reports on her wedding day via Instagram – but her video raises questions. On July 1, 2011, former South African professional swimmer Charlene Wittstock and Monaco’s Prince Albert gave their wedding vows. Today, Thursday, they celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary – but separately. The 43-year-old has been in her native South Africa since March, unable to travel due to an ENT infection, according to the official reason. “Albert and I had no choice but to follow the…

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In front of the cameras, everything actually looked quite harmonious. Princes Harry and William appeared side by side, talked and even joked a bit with each other. But a real rapprochement between the two is said not to have occurred during the unveiling of a statue in honor of their mother Diana. That was apparently then but a short visit: after the unveiling of a statue in honor of his late mother Diana (1961 – 1997) on Thursday, Prince Harry apparently stayed only about 20 minutes and a short drink at the side of his brother William. At least, that’s…

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By banning single-use plastic, the countries of the European Union are taking a first step toward protecting the environment. Researchers provide figures to show what the situation is actually like due to plastic pollution. According to calculations for the future, they sound the alarm. The annual plastic pollution of waters and on land could almost double from 2016 to 2025, according to researchers, if humans continue as they are doing. The global input of plastic into lakes, rivers and oceans in 2016 was estimated to be 9 million to 23 million tons, the team of researchers from Germany, Sweden and…

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The announced Windows 11 operating system is all about the pandemic: Communication via Teams and a gaming app for the new Xbox are to be included directly. The company is also opening up for apps from Android, for example. The menu navigation via the start button will also be changed. Microsoft has presented a new generation of its Windows PC operating system after six years. One of the innovations in Windows 11 is that Microsoft’s Teams software for video conferencing and collaboration in the office will be directly integrated. Also built in via a new Xbox app is the company’s…

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When Whatsapp announced new data protection rules in January, it caused a lot of uncertainty. Hundreds of thousands unceremoniously threw the messenger off their cell phones. The parent company Facebook reacts and postpones the new rules for the time being. A survey shows: Most users who are still there will probably remain loyal to the app. The months-long controversy over Whatsapp’s new data protection rules has so far had little impact on Facebook’s chat service in Germany. In a survey commissioned by Deutsche Presse-Agentur, 79 percent said they have the app on their smartphone and use it. According to the…

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