Day: July 16, 2020

Tesla Model 3 owned by Motortrend staff highlights a real-life adventure

By Joey Klender Posted on July 16, 2020 Automotive Journalist Alan Lau bought a “price-adjusted” Tesla Model 3 Performance inventory car a year ago and recounts the good and bad adventures he’s faced after 365 days ownership. A visit to Laguna Seca Raceway, and a road trip later, Lau, a staff writer for MotorTrend, talked …

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Beyond antibodies, the immune response to coronavirus is complicated

Enlarge / T-cells attacking a cell recognized as foreign. NIH Ultimately, the only way for societies to return to some semblance of normal in the wake of the current pandemic is to reach a state called herd immunity. This is where a large-enough percentage of the population has acquired immunity to SARS-CoV-2—either through infection or …

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Shoploop gives influencers a new platform to demo and sell products

Shoploop Google has launched Shoploop, a site where brands and influencers can create short videos showcasing a product and provide a direct link to buy it. The site, currently only available on mobile web, aims to combine ads, tutorials, reviews and shopping in one platform. The idea for Shoploop came when Lax Poojary, founder of …

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The Twitter Hack Fiasco: Compromised Internal Tool, Paid Insiders, Direct Message Fears

On Wednesday, a large number of Twitter accounts were compromised and the hackers used the accounts to tweet about a bitcoin doubling scam. According to multiple reports, a Twitter employee was paid to give the hackers an internal tool that let them leverage high-profile social media accounts. It was a crazy day in the world …

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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket arrives in Florida for next NASA astronaut launch

By Eric Ralph Posted on July 16, 2020 The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket booster tasked with launching Crew Dragon on its first operational NASA astronaut mission arrived in Florida on Tuesday after a three-day drive from Texas. Second only to the arrival of the new Crew Dragon spacecraft (likely C207) that will ferry three NASA …

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What Does the Twitter Hack Mean for Bitcoin? Crypto Reacts

For five hours, all of Twitter became Crypto Twitter. Yesterday, one of the biggest digital hacks in recent memory went down. A hacker, likely a Bitcoiner, gained access to Twitter’s administrative functions and began a crypto-scam campaign. Some of the world’s most notable accounts on the site started offering to double their investments if they …

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Crypto Custodian Curv Is Helping Institutions Dabble in DeFi With Compound Integration

Custody startup Curv is using the leading lending protocol in decentralized finance (DeFi) to help institutions that want to earn money on idle crypto. By way of the Compound protocol, Curv is offering its service to asset managers, exchanges and other institutional clients. Only deposits will be supported for now, though Curv says there are …

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In the Aftermath of Hack, Lawmakers Blame Twitter, Not Bitcoin

Wednesday’s Twitter hack would seem to  spell regulatory doom for Bitcoin, which is widely distrusted in Washington. Some lawmakers – and U.S. President Donald Trump himself – associate it with crime. In 2019 Trump tweeted he is not a fan of bitcoin and that “unregulated crypto assets can facilitate unlawful behavior.” He also reportedly told Treasury …

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With morgues brimming, Texas and Arizona turn to refrigerator trucks

Enlarge / NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 25: The Statue of Liberty is seen behind refrigeration trucks that function as temporary morgues at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal during the coronavirus pandemic. Getty | Noam Galai Officials in Texas and Arizona have requested refrigerated trucks to hold the dead as hospitals and morgues become …

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Get the Razer Nari Ultimate gaming headset for about half off – CNET

Razer <p class=”speakableTextP1″>The <a href=”https://www.cnet.com/reviews/razer-nari-ultimate-preview/” data-annotation=”true” data-component=”linkTracker” data-link-tracker-options=”{"action":"inline-annotation|Razer Nari Ultimate|CNET_FAM_SERIES|1212"}” section=”annotation”>Razer Nari Ultimate</a> wireless <a href=”https://www.cnet.com/topics/headphones/products/wireless-headphones/” data-annotation=”true” data-component=”linkTracker” data-link-tracker-options=”{"action":"inline-annotation|Bluetooth Headsets|CNET_CAT_TOPIC|810"}” section=”annotation”>gaming headset</a> has a secret weapon. It’s the first — and as far as I know, still the only — audio gear with built-in haptic drivers. What does that mean? Well, this headset doesn’t simply reproduce …

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