Day: September 10, 2020

Nikola Motor labeled “an intricate fraud” by Hindenburg Research

By Joey Klender Posted on September 10, 2020 Nikola Motor is under fire after an analyst firm called Hindenburg Research labeled the automaker as “an intricate fraud built on dozens of lies.” Hindenberg said that had “gathered extensive evidence – including recorded phone calls, text messages, private emails, and behind-the-scenes photographs-detailing dozens of false statements …

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Go read this Motherboard report on what some people did with the ‘Chinese Mystery Seeds’

To say 2020 is a wild year is an understatement — aside from the obvious thing that’s defined 2020, in July, some people across the US received an unsolicited parcel from China containing seeds. Motherboard’s editor-in-chief went to great lengths to find out what people did with those seeds, and you should read his report. …

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Despite Warnings from Regulators, the Ethereum Fueled Pyramid Scheme Forsage Thrives

While Ethereum has seen a number of benefits from the decentralized finance (defi) movement and initial coin offerings (ICOs), more recently individuals have been leveraging ether for pyramid schemes and matrix cycler programs. One particular scheme crypto enthusiasts are discussing these days is the gifting pyramid scheme called Forsage. Following the demise of a number …

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The Cybertruck is Tesla’s perfect answer to the Lucid Air

By Joey Klender Posted on September 10, 2020 Lucid hosted an impressive unveiling event of the Air on September 9th, showing the vehicle’s four different configurations and the remarkable performance specifications of the Dream Edition. With 517 miles of range and some of the fastest acceleration rates ever seen on an electric vehicle, the EV …

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Apple will let Epic Games users ‘sign in with Apple’ for a bit longer

Brendan McDermid / reuters A day before Apple was set to shut down the “sign in with Apple” prompt for Epic Games users, the company has retreated on its threat. Apple issued an indefinite extension on the matter, meaning for now, Epic Games players can still use “sign in with Apple,” but there’s no telling …

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Stimulus check: Eligibility, fine print, income limit and how the first payment might determine the next relief package – CNET

Everything you need to know about stimulus checks, right here. Angela Lang/CNET A Thursday vote to pass the new Republican-authored “skinny” coronavirus package without a direct payment failed in the Senate, leaving the question of another coronavirus economic relief package or smaller legislation that could give Americans who qualify a second stimulus check for a maximum of $1,200 per adult still up in the …

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Android 11 Go is available today, and it will launch apps 20 percent faster

Android 11 just launched this week for Pixel devices and phones from OnePlus, Xiaomi, Oppo, and Realme, and now Google has detailed its counterpart designed for low-powered devices: Android 11 (Go edition). One of the biggest new features is that Android 11 (Go edition) is supposed to work on devices with 2GB of RAM or …

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US Treasury blacklisted a non-existent ETH address in connection with alleged Russian election interference

Earlier today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury updated its Specially Designated Nationals List, adding several individuals and a number of cryptocurrency addresses. One of the individuals added was Artem Mikhaylovich Lifshits — a Russian national, accused of interfering in the U.S. elections.  In addition to disclosing his personal information, the site lists a number of …

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The 64th BFI London Film Festival Announces LFF Expanded, A New Strand Of XR, And Immersive Art

The BFI London Film Festival, in partnership with American Express, today announces LFF Expanded: the Festival’s new dedicated strand of XR and Immersive Art.  Using cinema as a jumping-off point, LFF Expanded will be an expansive space for programming, including VR, AR, Mixed Reality, and live immersive performances. LFF Expanded will feature bold, innovative creators from around the world who use a …

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Crowdfunded VR Ears Headset Audio Project Likely Delayed To 2021

The crowdfunding project which raised more than $200,000 from over 2,000 people for VR Ears, an off-ear VR headset audio solution, may not ship until 2021. Today Rebuff Reality alerted backers of the VR Ears project to the potential delay. The project raised funds in May and estimated shipping at the time was slated for December …

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