Day: June 30, 2020

SpaceX lands rocket for the first time after US military satellite launch

By Eric Ralph Posted on June 30, 2020 SpaceX has successfully landed a Falcon 9 booster for the first time after a dedicated satellite launch for the US military, marking a small but significant step towards broader acceptance of reusable rockets. Despite high upper-level winds pushing Falcon 9 to the end of its 15 minute …

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Amazon’s latest PC game to be delisted from Steam after less than two months

Enlarge / Crucible is going back into a “closed beta” cell starting July 1. Amazon / Getty Images / Sam Machkovech Less than two months after the formal launch of Amazon Games’ first major PC game on Steam, Crucible, the company has chosen to yank it right out of Steam’s store. Its developers at Relentless …

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NASA’s next Mars mission has now burned nearly half of its launch window

The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station undergoes a Wet Dress Rehearsal in preparation for launching Mars Perseverance. United Launch Alliance A Centaur upper stage is hoisted atop the Atlas V rocket for the Mars mission. United Launch Alliance Here’s the first stage being lifted for integration. United Launch …

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The coronavirus can’t derail 5G’s global expansion – CNET

5G continues to expand this year, even as the novel coronavirus spreads across the globe.   Graphic by Pixabay/Illustration by CNET <div class=”c-tagMessage” readability=”7.1111111111111″> For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the <a href=”https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019″ rel=”noopener noreferrer nofollow” target=”_blank” data-component=”externalLink”>WHO website</a>. </div> <p class=”speakableTextP1″>This was supposed <a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/5g-in-2019-underwhelmed-heres-how-2020-should-be-different/”>to be the year …

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How to create your own backyard movie theater

6 items in this article 1 item on sale! Photo: HBO <p class=”clay-paragraph” data-editable=”text” data-uri=”nymag.com/strategist/_components/clay-paragraph/instances/[email protected]” data-word-count=”65″>Even though most movie theaters across the country are currently scheduled <a href=”https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/09/business/coronavirus-amc-movie-theaters-reopening.html”>to be open in July</a>, that doesn’t mean that all moviegoers are willing to <a href=”https://www.vulture.com/2020/06/is-it-safe-to-go-to-a-movie-theater-during-coronavirus.html”>brave the risk</a>. If you aren’t quite ready to sit in an enclosed …

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Allegedly Fraudulent Crypto Exchange Shut Down by UK High Court

The UK High Court has appointed the Official Receiver as liquidator of the cryptocurrency trading platform, GPay Ltd. According to an announcement published by the UK Insolvency Service on June 30, the crypto exchange showed signs of being “nothing but a scam”. Fake statements abound The firm, also known previously as XtraderFX and Cryptopoint, advertised …

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Bamboozled: Gavin Andresen Says He Could Have Been Fooled by Craig Wright, BSV Supporters Speak Out

Crypto 101: How to Send and Receive Bitcoin Cash Via the Bitcoin.com Wallet During the last few months in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak and faltering global economy, many individuals have shown an interest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. However, oftentimes people can find the process a bit daunting because they are … read …

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VR Mil-Sim ‘Onward’ Oculus Quest Release Date Announced, Cross-Play Confirmed

Check out the brand new trailer for this highly-anticipated standalone port. A little more than a year after the initial announcement, developer Downpour Interactive and publisher Coatsink today revealed an official July 30th release date for Onward on Oculus Quest. Standalone players will soon have the chance to team-up with PC VR players on high-stakes …

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The Man Who Tokenized Himself Gives Holders Power Over His Life

Frenchman Alex Masmej, 23 years old, recently raised $20,000 on Ethereum by tokenizing himself. Now he wants his investors to vote on his life choices.  His “control my life” experiment challenges token holders to tell him whether to take a run or eat only veggies. That may sound a little self-indulgent, but there is a …

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