Month: July 2020

Tesla maintained demand through pandemic because of online ordering, Musk says

By Joey Klender Posted on July 31, 2020 Tesla CEO Elon Musk highlighted his company’s ability to keep demand high during the coronavirus pandemic thanks to the efficiency of ordering a vehicle online. In the first part of a three-part interview with Automotive News’ Jason Stein, Musk stated that Tesla’s online ordering process, which avoids …

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Gogo lays off 14 percent of its workers as airline industry struggles continue

In-flight Wi-Fi provider Gogo is laying off 143 people, or about 14 percent of its workforce, as people continue to avoid air travel during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company previously furloughed 600 workers and cut executive pay in April, and said Thursday that it will “continue certain furloughs and maintain the salary reductions that were …

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US Regulator Zeroes in on Binance Chain as SEC Awards Monitoring Contract to Ciphertrace

News.Bitcoin.com Lead Writer Jamie Redman Named One of the Best Crypto Bloggers Lead Writer at News.Bitcoin.com, Jamie Redman has made Redeeem.com’s list of twelve influential go-to crypto bloggers. Redeeem says the list comprises names behind some of the most informative crypto news articles. In its citation, Redeeem says Jamie Redman, who is … read more. …

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More quickly than anyone expected, NASA embraces reuse for human flights

Crew Dragon is shown docked to the Harmony module on the International Space Station. NASA SpaceX’s Crew Dragon (center right), the Japanese HTV resupply ship (center bottom), and Europe’s Columbus laboratory module appear in this photo taken during a spacewalk conducted by Bob Behnken and Chris Cassidy. NASA NASA and SpaceX bartered to extend the …

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Here’s Where the Earliest ETH Ever Mined Ended Up 5 Years Later

Ethereum, a household name in the crypto industry, fired up its network on July 30, 2015, but what happened to the first ETH coin ever mined all those years ago? Blockchain analytics and Anti-Money Laundering company Coinfirm found out.  “Another great example of the many benefits of blockchains such as Ethereum compared to the traditional …

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Florida teen charged as “mastermind” in Twitter hack hitting Biden, Bezos, and others

Enlarge Tom Raftery / Flickr Authorities on Friday charged three people with orchestrating this month’s epic hack of Twitter and using it to generate more than $100,000 in a bitcoin scam promoted by hijacked accounts of politicians, executives, and celebrities. Federal prosecutors in San Francisco charged Mason Sheppard, 19, Nima Fazeli, 22, and an unnamed …

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As COVID-19 rages around the globe, other infectious diseases shrink away

Enlarge / A masked pedestrian crosses an empty street at a usually busy intersection in the Central Business District on February 3, 2020, in Beijing, China. Getty | Keven Frayer Reports of influenza and a host of other infectious diseases have plummeted as the COVID-19 pandemic has driven people into lockdowns. In many places, social …

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Bitcoin Price Soars to $11,400 as Traders Say a ‘Bull Phase’ Is Igniting

The price of Bitcoin surpassed $11,400 for the third time in three days, breaching a critical resistance level. Earlier today BTC price reached $11,444 but it quickly rejected back to the $11,250 range. Surprisingly, within the last hour the price has risen above the $11,400 mark again and some traders believe that repeated retests of …

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Google’s ‘trust tokens’ are here to take cookies down a peg

Google said earlier this year it would join other web browser companies to block third-party cookies in Chrome, and today, developers have their first chance to test a proposed alternative to tracking users across the web: trust tokens. Unlike cookies, trust tokens are designed to authenticate a user without needing to know their identity. Trust …

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Google tightens its ad misinformation policies ahead of the election

JHVEPhoto via Getty Images Google has announced it’s strengthening its ad policy in an attempt to counter inaccurate information ahead of the November election. Under the policy changes, advertisers who work together to conceal their identities and distribute misinformation and those who use illegally obtained information will be banned on Google and YouTube, said Google …

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