A distributed cloud storage service that stores encrypted data on the spare disk space of users around the world using blockchain technology has revealed its pricing model and launch date.
Storj Labs' Tardigrade service has been in beta for developers, businesses and consumers since August and currently has 400 active users. Today, the company has come forward with a pricing model which it claims is more economical than legacy cloud storage providers.
A card reader for small businesses made from recycled ocean plastic has been unveiled by financial technology firm iZettle. The PayPal-owned company has launched the Ocean Reader, which it says is 75% made from old fishing nets and ropes collected from the North and Baltic Seas. iZettle said the project has already seen the firm remove more than a tonne of plastic from the ocean and is part of a wider plan to provide products made from sustainable materials.
EE has announced the expansion of its 5G network to 14 new towns and cities, including Liverpool, Glasgow and Huddersfield for the first time. The mobile operator said independent tests by network performance firm RootMetrics had also found its network now covered 60% of London. As part of the new expansion, EE said it had introduced 5G in Castlereagh, Guildford, Hamilton, Harlow, Hoddesdon, Kimberley, Lisburn, Maidstone, Sydenham, Watford and Wolverhampton.