Month: August 2020

Book Review – Decoding Digital: What is Cryptocurrency

According to author Cahill Camden, “Decoding Digital: What is Cryptocurrency” was inspired by a conversation with his parents at the height of the crypto bubble in early 2018, which was along the lines of “Ok, we don’t have that much money, but we’ve heard about Bitcoin. Is cryptocurrency something we should invest in?” After searching …

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Building the Infrastructure for the Future Decentralized Financial Market, Coinbase Included HBTC.Com Debut DeFi Project – Nest Protocol

As the world’s leading regulatory compliant digital asset exchange, Coinbase sets one of the most stringent requirements for digital asset listing which includes technical evaluation of projects, legal and risk analysis, market supply and demand analysis, and crypto-economics. Coinbase holds a strong reputation in the digital asset industry, and thus the “Coinbase Standard” is considered …

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Homeland Security details new tools for extracting device data at US borders – CNET

Border agents are able to pull data from devices and keep it for 75 years, according to the assessment. Angela Lang/CNET <p class=”speakableTextP1″>Travelers heading to the <a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/us-border-search-demand-violated-apple-employees-constitutional-rights-aclu-says/”>US have many reasons to be cautious about their devices</a> when it comes to privacy. A report released Thursday from the Department of Homeland Security provides even more cause …

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Airbnb may go public during its most uncertain period in history

Airbnb plans to file for an IPO in August, according to a Wall Street Journal report. That means we could see a listing sometime this year, though the exact timeline will depend on the Security and Exchange Commission’s review process and how the market looks. Per the Journal, the company has tapped Morgan Stanley to …

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Nreal AR Glasses to Begin Shipping Next Week to Consumers in Korea

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–>Nreal is getting ready to ship its Nreal Light AR headset to consumers in South Korea. The sunglasses-style AR headset is optionally being bundled with the recently announced Samsung Galaxy Note 20 in that country. As reported by The Verge, Nreal is now taking pre-orders from Korea-based consumers, available …

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Puerto Rico’s Arecibo radio telescope suffers serious damage

University of Central Florida The Arecibo Observatory — the second-largest radio telescope in the world — is in trouble again. Early this week, a support cable snapped, causing a 100-foot-long gash in the telescope’s reflector dish. It also damaged panels in a receiver called the Gregorian Dome and twisted a platform used to access the …

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Invest 3% in Bitcoin to Avoid COVID-19 Lockdown Devaluation — BitGo CEO

Coronavirus lockdowns will force people out of fiat currency and into gold and Bitcoin (BTC), the CEO of cryptocurrency asset manager BitGo has warned. In a series of tweets on Aug. 12, Mike Belshe strongly urged investors to divert a minimum of 3% of their portfolio into Bitcoin. Belshe: investors will move from cash to …

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What Today’s Robinhood Rally Has in Common With the Last Crypto Boom

Jill Carlson, a CoinDesk columnist, is co-founder of the Open Money Initiative, a non-profit research organization working to guarantee the right to a free and open financial system. She is also an investor in early-stage startups with Slow Ventures.  Everywhere you look, everyone is talking about Robinhood. At this point, the story is well told. …

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The Hyperion XP-1 hypercar wants to give hydrogen a halo effect

This is the Hyperion XP-1, which is powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. Hyperion Hyperion makes a lot of bold claims about the XP-1, which it says will go into limited production in 2022. Hyperion There’s something quite Bugatti-like about the haunches of the XP-1. The car is meant to be a technology demonstrator to …

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