Day: June 2, 2020

Family affairs: Everyone learns they can’t go home again in Killing Eve S3

After being shot and left for dead by Villanelle, Eve (Sandra Oh) is now working in the kitchen of a Korean restaurant. BBC America She’s trying to patch up her marriage to Niko (Owen McDonnell), who is recovering from PTSD. BBC America Villanelle (Jodie Comer) on her wedding day, to a wealthy heiress in Spain. …

Family affairs: Everyone learns they can’t go home again in Killing Eve S3 Read More »

Minnesota Official Alarms Privacy Advocates With Contact Tracing Comments

At a press conference Sunday Minnesota Department of Public Safety commissioner John Harrington compared the methods police were using to identify protestors to those used to track COVID-19 cases.  We’ve “begun analyzing the data of who we have arrested, and begun, actually, doing what you would think as almost pretty similar to our COVID. It’s contact …

Minnesota Official Alarms Privacy Advocates With Contact Tracing Comments Read More »

Unreal Engine Apps Can Now Be Built with Quest Hand-tracking

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–>An update to Oculus developer tools has brought a handful of updates, including support for Quest hand-tracking in Unreal Engine 4. Oculus released controllerless hand-tracking on Oculus Quest as a beta feature back in late 2019. At the time, the company had only added support to the Oculus …

Unreal Engine Apps Can Now Be Built with Quest Hand-tracking Read More »

Iranian Lawmaker Says Bitcoin Should Be Central Bank’s Turf

An Iranian lawmaker wants his country’s central bank to take bitcoin seriously. Representative Mohammad Hossein Farhangi (Tabriz), speaking Tuesday before the nation’s parliament, called on the Governor of the Central Bank of Iran, Abdolnaser Hemmati, to handle oversight of bitcoin, according to the Tasnim news agency.  Calling proper management of bitcoin a “good opportunity for …

Iranian Lawmaker Says Bitcoin Should Be Central Bank’s Turf Read More »

Ransomware gang is auctioning off victims’ confidential data

Enlarge RichLegg/Getty Images Ransomware operators say they’re auctioning off victims’ confidential data in an attempt to put further pressure on them to pay hefty fees for its safe return. The Happy Blog, a dark Web site maintained by the criminals behind the ransomware known by the names REvil, Sodin, and Sodinokibi, began the online bidding …

Ransomware gang is auctioning off victims’ confidential data Read More »

No, Marvin Ammori, CoinDesk Is Not Trying to Extort You

Marvin Ammori, Head of Policy at Protocol Labs, is the latest to sit for CoinDesk Confessional.  This short survey, based on the storied Proust Questionnaire, is designed to get to the heart of the respondent’s personality – or so thought its namesake novelist. CoinDesk’s version asks the cryptic crypto questions you’ve always wanted answers to.  …

No, Marvin Ammori, CoinDesk Is Not Trying to Extort You Read More »

2021 BMW 4 Series revealed with controversial grille, mild-hybrid tech – Roadshow

Yes, that face. BMW <p class=”speakableTextP1″>From its turbocharged powertrains to its robust cabin tech to its advanced driver-assistance systems, there are a lot of reasons to like the 2021 <a href=”https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/make/bmw/model/4-series/” data-annotation=”true” data-component=”linkTracker” data-link-tracker-options=”{"action":"inline-annotation|BMW 4 Series|CNET_FAM_LINE_AUTO|733"}” section=”annotation”>4 Series</a>, which <a href=”https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/make/bmw/” data-annotation=”true” data-component=”linkTracker” data-link-tracker-options=”{"action":"inline-annotation|BMW|CNET_CMP_MFR_AUTO|885"}” section=”annotation”>BMW</a> officially revealed Tuesday. But the one thing everyone’s going to …

2021 BMW 4 Series revealed with controversial grille, mild-hybrid tech – Roadshow Read More »

Blockchain Is Part Of China’s Master Plan for New Competitor Island to Hong Kong

Chinese authorities have released a master plan for turning southern island province Hainan into a free trade port, Xinhua news reports on June 1. A trade port system will focus on facilitating free trade, investment and cross-border capital flows in the whole island. Government institutions reform The master plan encourages government institutions to use blockchain …

Blockchain Is Part Of China’s Master Plan for New Competitor Island to Hong Kong Read More »

Tesla worker tests positive for COVID-19 after New York factory reopens

A Tesla employee has tested positive for COVID-19 at the company’s solar panel factory in Buffalo, New York, according to an employee at the factory who spoke to The Verge on the condition of anonymity. It’s the fourth known Tesla employee to test positive for the disease caused by the novel coronavirus but the first …

Tesla worker tests positive for COVID-19 after New York factory reopens Read More »