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Square CEO Dorsey says

Square CEO Dorsey says "most" Cash users can now buy bitcoin

The inclusion of Bitcon in the Square Cash application will indirectly encourage merchants to accept Bitcoin as payment, since Square operates on a PoS (Point of Sale) network. Furthermore, users can not send Bitcoin directly to other Cash app users-as is possible with most other Bitcoin apps and exchanges. The process can be done in four easy steps and users can confirm their payments by typing in their passcode or with Touch ID.


Petrol, diesel become cheaper as Centre cuts excise duty by Rs 2

Petrol, diesel become cheaper as Centre cuts excise duty by Rs 2

Earlier, the excise duty was levied at Rs 14.14 - which includes unbranded and branded petrol - the overall excise duty cut for the petrol amounts to Rs 10.14. Against the standard rate of 17 per cent general sales tax (GST), now the government is charging 31 per cent GST on high speed diesel (HSD) and 17 per cent on other petroleum products including petrol, kerosene oil and LDO.


China factory activity slows to 8-month low

China factory activity slows to 8-month low

Analysts surveyed by Reuters had forecast a drop to 51.3. The solid Caixin PMI readings could help reassure worldwide investors that China's economy is still expanding at a healthy clip as it nurtures new drivers of growth. "Going forward, we should keep a close eye on the stability of the demand side", Zhengsheng Zhong, director of macroeconomic analysis at CEBM Group, wrote in a note accompanying the Caixin release.


Two New PS4 Controller Colors Announced And They Look Very Nice

Two New PS4 Controller Colors Announced And They Look Very Nice

Both colors nearly seem metallic and are designed with players who play games deep into the night. You can see images of the two DualShock 4 controllers in the gallery below. A post on the PlayStation Blog reveals that Midnight Blue and Steel Black colours are the latest additions to the dozen-plus variations of the PlayStation 4 controller.



US to probe Apple over slowing older iPhones

The announcement followed heavy criticism and user anger when it became public that Apple had secretly been slowing down operating systems of older iPhones. We are aware that iPhones have become an increasingly important part of their everyday lives of our customers and we meant to enhance the customer experience.


Nintendo Announces Animated Mario Movie, Mario Kart App, and More

Nintendo Announces Animated Mario Movie, Mario Kart App, and More

Nintendo's tweet reads as: "The [chequered] flag has been raised and the finish line is near". A new mobile application is now in development: Mario Kart Tour! No details have been given on the app other than that it will release sometime during the upcoming fiscal year (April 2018-March 2019).