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The Sims 4's Newest Policy Update Is Causing Tension And Panic Among Mod Users

The Sims 4’s Newest Policy Update Is Causing Tension And Panic Among Mod Users

On July 21, EA published an update to The Sims 4’s policy regarding modding and content creation. While the post stated that EA understands mods are an “important part” of the player experience and outlined how players can re-enable mods following them being automatically disabled after The Sims 4’s newest update, it also established a …

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Gold prices may see a short-term bounce next week, but sentiment remains depressed

The Federal Reserve’s slight shift in monetary policy will drive bullish momentum in gold price next week

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Google announces Play Store policy changes to counter misinformation, limit ads, and tighten security

Google announces Play Store policy changes to counter misinformation, limit ads, and tighten security

The app landscape is always changing, and with it, app market owners have to adapt their policies to keep up. Google has announced a ton of Google Play Store policies today that will be enacted over the coming months, ranging from minor to quite significant. Some changes will only really be noticed by developers, but …

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Fed policy and crumbling market sentiment could send the total crypto market cap back under $1T

Fed policy and crumbling market sentiment could send the total crypto market cap back under $1T

The total crypto market capitalization broke above $1 trillion on July 18 after an agonizing thirty-five-day stint below the key psychological level. Over the next seven days, Bitcoin (BTC) traded flat near $22,400 and Ether (ETH) faced a 0.5% correction to $1,560. Total crypto market cap, USD billion. Source: TradingView The total crypto capitalization closed …

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Amazon's PR and policy chief Jay Carney leaves to join Airbnb

Amazon’s PR and policy chief Jay Carney leaves to join Airbnb

Senior Vice-President of Worldwide Corporate Affairs at Amazon James Carney speaks with EU officials on February 1, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. Thierry Monasse | Corbis News | Getty Images Airbnb has tapped Jay Carney, Amazon’s top spokesperson, to serve as its new head of policy and communications. Carney will start at Airbnb in September, and …

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China’s Economic Growth Slows Sharply as Covid Policy Takes a Toll

China’s Economic Growth Slows Sharply as Covid Policy Takes a Toll

The Chinese economy grew this spring at its slowest rate since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, a sharp slowdown from a Covid-19 policy that continues to prompt widespread lockdowns and mass quarantines, bringing some business activity to a halt. The National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday that the economy expanded 0.4 percent from …

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China stocks lead gains as Asia markets rise; Singapore tightens monetary policy

China stocks lead gains as Asia markets rise; Singapore tightens monetary policy

SINGAPORE — Mainland China markets led gains in Asia-Pacific on Thursday as Australia’s unemployment rate fell and Singapore tightened its monetary policy. The Shenzhen Component reversed losses to rise 1.259%, with energy stocks rising 3.68% according to Eikon data. The Shanghai Composite was up 0.31% and the CSI 300, which tracks the largest mainland-listed stocks, …

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Biden administration leans on Tesla for guidance in renewable fuel policy reform

Biden administration leans on Tesla for guidance in renewable fuel policy reform

June 23 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden rarely mentions electric car maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) in public. But privately his administration has leaned on the company to help craft a new policy to allow electric vehicles (EVs) to benefit from the nation’s lucrative renewable fuel subsidies, according to emails reviewed by Reuters. The Biden …

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The future monetary policy is all about CBDCs, not crypto - BIS' report

The future monetary policy is all about CBDCs, not crypto – BIS’ report

(Kitco News) “Anything that crypto can do, CBDCs can do better” is the sentence that describes the Bank for International Settlements’ vision for the future monetary policy system. The future of money is all about central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), not crypto. And that’s because of all the flaws that cryptocurrencies …

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The US has a long way to go before adopting a universal charger policy

The US has a long way to go before adopting a universal charger policy

USB Type-C, the most exciting boring connector in the industry right now. Andrew Cunningham After the European Union (EU) announced that numerous consumer tech devices using wired charging would require USB-C by 2024, three US senators are seeking a similar standard. In a letter sent Thursday [PDF], Senators Edward Markey (D-Mass.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), and …

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