Month: September 2020

How a ballerina became a gamer and entrepreneur: The Mari Takahashi origin story – CNET

Mari Takahashi is one of the most interesting people you should know. For 10 years she was a professional ballet dancer. And now she’s a widely known and respected gamer and entrepreneur. AtomicMari This story is part of I’m So Obsessed (subscribe here), our podcast featuring interviews with actors, artists, celebrities and creative types about …

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The VR Download: SideQuest’s Future, Solaris, PSVR Minecraft, No Man’s Sky Origins

David Heaney David Heaney has been a VR enthusiast since before the Oculus Kickstarter, inspired by science fiction books like Snow Crash. He comes from a Software Engineering background, but now writes for UploadVR, primarily about the technology behind VR hardware and software. He believes that VR will one day become a mainstream technology that …

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Chainlink up 30% following six-week downtrend and developer selloff

Following a six week downtrend from its all-time high, LINK has rebounded 30% in the past 24 hours after a reported developer selloff resulted in downward pressure on the oracle protocol token’s price. The strong rebound in the Bitcoin price, a sea of green among DeFi coins and a new Chainlink partnership announcement have all …

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Mandatory KYC verification may contradict privacy laws in South Korea

With the South Korean government preparing to implement know-your-customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) compliance processes, there is confusion among legal experts as to whether the requirements contradict other laws. According to Digital Today, the new requirements would contravene the existing Personal Information Protection Act, which stipulates that local companies cannot legally request social security …

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Tesla partners with Ring to use Sentry Mode for car security camera integration

By Dacia J. Ferris Posted on September 24, 2020 Tesla is partnering with Ring, the security doorbell camera company known for its comedic and celebrity-driven commercials, to expand Sentry Mode’s capabilities. Using the software API for Ring’s new line of products for cars, Tesla owners will be able to install a device that taps into …

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HP Reverb G2 Will Begin Shipping in November, New Orders in December

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–>HP announced today that its upcoming Reverb G2 headset will begin shipping in “early November” to those who pre-ordered, and new pre-orders starting today will ship in December. Reverb G2 is HP’s highly anticipated upcoming headset which brings a range of improvements and refinements over its predecessor. Sporting …

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Makerdao Vote to Not Compensate Black Thursday Victims Receives Harsh Criticism

Large Makerdao holders decided not to compensate the victims that were liquidated during the unexpected flash crash that took place on March 12, otherwise known as ‘Black Thursday.’ An aggregate total of 38 votes was cast and more than 65% of the governance portal participants voted for zero compensation. The day after March 12, otherwise …

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iOS 14 update fixes a bug that reset your browser and mail defaults

Apple One of the notable changes in iOS 14 is that it finally allowed users to set new default apps for their web browser and email. Chrome, Firefox, Gmail and others are already taking advantage of the setting, but after the update rolled out last week, many iPhone and iPad owners noticed their devices would …

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We have a few questions about Amazon’s flying indoor security camera drone

Should we invite Amazon’s internet-connected cameras and voice assistants into our homes? That’s been a contentious topic for years — but today, Amazon effectively said “screw it” and announced an entire automated flying indoor robot security system. Yes, that’s right: Amazon’s Ring division now has a camera that can theoretically go anywhere in your home, …

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